Krisanne Johnson is a Brooklyn-based photographer whose work has been exhibited internationally and appeared in magazines and newspapers such as the New York Times, TIME, and Fader. Johnson holds a Master’s degree in Visual Communications from Ohio University. Since 2006, she has been working on personal projects about young women and HIV/AIDS in Swaziland and post-apartheid youth culture in South Africa.
The eighth most-studied language in US schools and universities today is Arabic. That would please Edward E. Salisbury of Yale, who in 1841 became the country’s first full professor of Semitic languages—nearly 200 years after North America’s first Arabic class was offered at Harvard.