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CATEGORIES: Fall 2018

Connecting expert learners

The Language Studies Resource Center has hosted their semester-long Language Partner Exchange Program since 2015. Students who study any language offered through the department of World Languages and Cultures have a chance to practice their target languages outside of the classroom, thanks to this program. The LSRC pairs up students based on proficiency in their … Continue reading Connecting expert learners

CATEGORIES: Fall 2018

Dancing Bahia

Over the years, WLC has undergone many changes. Not the least of these changes is the ever-growing list of additions- Anthropology, American Indian Studies, U.S. Latino/a Studies, staff, faculty- to our department. Dr. Lucía M. Suárez fits two of these categories: she joined us as a faculty member in Spring 2017, and she is the … Continue reading Dancing Bahia

CATEGORIES: Winter 2017-18

WLC Data Points

Congratulations are in order! The awards keep coming! [trx_columns indent=”no” columns=”3″] [trx_column_item] [/trx_column_item] [trx_column_item] [/trx_column_item] [trx_column_item] [/trx_column_item] [/trx_columns] Associate Professor of Spanish, Dr. Rachel Haywood-Ferreira (left), received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for this coming year! Associate Provost for Faculty and Professor of Spanish, Dr. Dawn-Bratch Prince (center), is the recipient … Continue reading WLC Data Points

CATEGORIES: Winter 2017-18

Data in Sociocultural Anthropology?

Anthropology has several sub-disciplines. Archaeologists study past peoples and cultures, from the deepest prehistory to the recent past, through the analysis of material remains, ranging from artifacts and evidence of past environments to architecture and landscapes. Biological anthropologists focus on questions having to do with evolutionary theory, our place in nature, adaptation, and human biological … Continue reading Data in Sociocultural Anthropology?

CATEGORIES: Winter 2017-18

Dingel: Driven by Data

We recently had the time to catch up with WLC-er Brody Dingel. Brody’s involved all over campus, including being President of the Linguistics Club, former President and Treasurer of the Spanish Club, tutoring in both English and Spanish, and acting as a research assistant for four different professors here on campus. One more thing we … Continue reading Dingel: Driven by Data

CATEGORIES: Fall 2017

Joi Latson: Impacted by GLOBE

For the past four years, the Department of World Languages and Cultures has had the opportunity to have Student Ambassadors. These students are some of the best in our department- representing various programs, interests and experiences. This Fall, all of our ambassadors are as outstanding as usual, and we got the opportunity to sit down … Continue reading Joi Latson: Impacted by GLOBE