La Tertulia — the Spanish conversation hour — takes place every Thursday at 4:30 p.m. in the Phoenix Club on the lower level of the University Union. Organized by the Spanish program at UW-Green Bay, the informal gathering is open to one and all. Students, staff and faculty from beginning speakers to experienced conversationalists are […]
UW-Green Bay students fluent in Spanish, German and Japanese are back for another year teaching in the after-school language program at Aldo Leopold Community School.
The Modern Language faculty has instituted an honorary award to recognize individuals in the campus or community who are strong supporters of international issues and language learning. The honorary award this year went to Sherry Lacenski.
Modern Languages faculty and students at UW-Green Bay held their annual awards ceremony on Cinco de Mayo to honor graduating language majors who have had an outstanding record of academic accomplishments and/or community leadership using their language skills. The students honored at the ceremony were: • French: Julie Bayard, (Applied Used of Language) and Cassondra […]
Prof. David Coury (Humanistic Studies/German) was an invited speaker last week in the Department of Germanic and Asian Languages at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich. He gave a public lecture titled “On the Road to Discovery: Recent German Road Movies and the Search for Identity.” Additionally, he held a workshop for Calvin’s Modern Language […]
Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz, assistant professor of Spanish and Humanistic Studies, traveled to Puebla, Mexico in early July as a participant, presenter and moderator at an international conference on theatre.
The UW-Green Bay German Program is sponsoring German Day on Friday (Feb. 26) from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the University Union. Approximately 200 to 300 area high school students and German language teachers will be attending the event, which will include academic competitions, games and contests (in German, of course), a Germany fun […]
Students from the German and Spanish programs begin this week teaching in an after-school language program at Aldo Leopold Community School, the Green Bay’s district’s choice or alternative-learning school. Program chair Prof. Cristina Ortiz says the initiative strengthens the longstanding partnership between UW-Green Bay’s Modern Languages unit and the Green Bay Public Schools for providing […]
Kevin Soucie will perform songs from France and Quebec at 7 p.m. on Nov. 17 in the Christie Theatre of the University Union. Sponsored by the UW-Green Bay’s Le Cercle Francais student organization, the performance will include the music of Jacques Brel, Francis Cabrel, Daniel Belanger and Michel Rivard. Tickets are $2 for students and […]
The remaining schedule for Mes de la Herencia Hispanica: • Oct. 4, “Forever Tango,” 7:30 p.m., Weidner Center • Oct. 7, “Did somebody say literary translation is easy?” 2:15 p.m., University Union Alumni Rooms, Phyllis Zatlin, retired professor of Spanish and coordinator of translator/interpreter training at Rutgers • Oct. 8, Book Club/Libro de Lectura, 6:30 […]