Tag: culture

CATEGORIES: Winter 18-19

WLC’s Take on Open Spaces

Inspired by similar events in Paris, Open Spaces ISU is a new, monthly event that allows anyone to teach a skill they have or learn something new. The organizers of the events, Profs. Mark Looney, Beth Martin, and Jean-Pierre Taoutel, are all members of WLC faculty, and they have great passion for this series. What … Continue reading WLC’s Take on Open Spaces


Moving Out

Dr. Mark W. Rectanus, University Professor of German and LCP creator, is yet another WLC instructor with a new book! Rectanus’s new book, Moving Out: Museums, Artists and the Translocal will be published soon by the University of Minnesota Press. Read on for Dr. Rectanus’s take on writing the book and what it’s all about. … Continue reading Moving Out


Ho-Chunk Powwows

WLC is home to some pretty amazing scholars who are publishing some exciting new texts. Read on to find out about Dr. Grant Arndt’s new book and all of the work he put into it. “My book Ho-Chunk Powwows and the Politics of Tradition is a study of the history of powwows hosted by the … Continue reading Ho-Chunk Powwows


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


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


Sparking an Interest Abroad

As you probably know by now, we send more students and faculty all over the world, on all kinds of adventures than any other department on campus. We all have summer #GOALS , our seniors are moving on, and over 160 students are headed abroad with WLC this summer! Read more on some of the contributing programs, … Continue reading Sparking an Interest Abroad