Tag: world scholars

CATEGORIES: Winter 18-19

Como se dice scalpel?

Meet Bryn. Bryn Myers is an Iowa State Senior studying genetics and Spanish, and you’re about to hear the story of what happens when everything clicks during a semester abroad. Before you read on, here’s a bit of backstory. Bryn is from Cedar Rapids, and she went to Linn-Mar High School. She’s the child of … Continue reading Como se dice scalpel?


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


Gaining Global Experience

This summer marks the start of two new study abroad options for Spanish students, and one of these is a summer in Cuenca, Ecuador. ISU Global Internships and Language: Summer in Cuenca Ecuador seeks to fulfill a WLC department goal to “educate and prepare globally informed and cultural-competent citizens who understand the reciprocal impact of … Continue reading Gaining Global Experience


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