The World and I

World and I is an encyclopedic journal that includes world news; developments in science, the arts and philosophy; book reviews; and photo essays. Since it was founded in 1986, it is printed monthly. The journal is published by Washington Times Corp.Subjects for World and I include science; literature and literary reviews; food and cooking; art; travel and tourism; politics; philosophy; music and musical instruments; drama and theatre. The editor is Steve Osmond.

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 1, January

Access to Justice Focus of World Justice Forum
Reaching across professions and across borders, World Justice Forum seeks to effect change Nemata Majeks-Walker is passionate about access to justice and the rule of law. When she heard that the women of Sierra Leone were not aware of their right...
Kids Design Glass
It's an exhibit that could be titled Kids Rule. It began with the idea for children, under the age of 12, to grab their markers, crayons and paper and draw a vessel. Once a month, the drawings are reviewed and then one is selected--by the staff...
Li-Young Lee: Refugee, Immigrant, Writer
Poet Li-Young Lee was born to Chinese parents in Indonesia in 1957. His mother's grandfather was the first president of the People's Republic of China. He didn't seem likely to become a poet--he didn't speak a word for the first three years of his...
Music and Dance among the Aginsk Siberian Buryats
The sound of traditional Buryat song or instrumental music is a rich and haunting melody, with low, rhythmic tones pierced by melancholy Eastern soprano. Leonid Babalaev is a locally renowned throat singer, who lives in Aginsk. By changing the shape...
Recalling the Great Lisbon Earthquake
One of Europe's greatest tragedies is forgotten today. A walking tour of Lisbon brings it back to life. We meet our smiling young guide Rita at Comercio Square, where the Portuguese royal family once watched bullfights from their palace balconies....
Samurai: A Thousand Years of Warriors
They dominated Japanese history for the better part of a thousand years. And although the samurai--the elite military class of Japan which originated in the late 8th Century--were transformed into primarily political and cultural entities by events...
Snake Hunting in Mysore, India
It's a hot summer morning in Mysore in southern India and across the road from where I stand is the Ambavilas Palace, a magnificent example of Indo Mogul architecture. The palace was built by the Wodeyar dynasty, rulers of this region for more than...