On February 21st, Professor Valérie Saugera described her current research on “Louchébem,” a secret language spoken by Parisian butchers. Saugera is a contact linguist who has published widely on anglicisms in the French language. In this new project she marries linguistics and anthropological research to explore a language that many considered dead. Saugera’s research shows […][Read More]
Have you been worried about rising global temperatures? Concerned about fossil fuel emissions? Perhaps distressed by the destruction of the Earth due to climate change? Good news: Professor Sabine von Mering discussed a more positive outlook on climate change and what is being done to stop it in her talk “The Good News About Climate […][Read More]
World Poetry Books, a new literary press established in December 2017 by LCL’s Program in Literary Translation, received international attention after the celebrated poet Anne Carson named its two first titles as her favorite books of 2017. Writing in the Paris Review, Carson noted: “This year, I read two unusually excellent new poetry books from Greece, in unusually excellent translation. Both […][Read More]
Sherry Shamash, a beloved instructor of Hebrew has been teaching in LCL for more than 35 years. A Massachusetts native, Sherry earned an MA in Religion from Smith College with a concentration on Jews in the Muslim World. She became a full-time faculty member in the LCL department in 2012. She is recognized for her […][Read More]
Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Law SchoolWilliam F. Starr Hall
Are you interested in improving educational outcomes for English learners in your district? Would you like to help more students in your district attain the Seal of Biliteracy? Dual Language Education is an approach that can help you accomplish both objectives.
Join us at UConnâs picturesque School of Law campus in Hartford for the first annual Connecticut Dual Language Symposium â a half-day symposium designed to celebrate the successes of existing dual language programs, brainstorm challenges and solutions for expanding dual language education in the state, and promote awareness of resources to support dual language program implementation.
Cost to attend is $20 per person. Register by July 24, 2018.
RSVP to http://s.uconn.edu/CTDualLanguage
Annia Bu is a second-year master’s candidate in the Spanish Studies section of the Department of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages. Annia was a professional actress in film and theater before she came to UConn. In fact, she was acting professionally even before her undergraduate degree and has received acting awards at the Ceara Film Festival […][Read More]