Tag: Modern Languages

Top languages students recognized

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 […]

Faculty note: Coury

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 […]

Friday is German Day at UW-Green Bay

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 […]

German, Spanish students head off to Aldo Leopold

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 […]

The (French) music of Soucie

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 […]

Events celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

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 […]

Faculty/Staff Notes: Goff, et al

Victoria Goff, associate professor of Communication and history, was the first speaker in the Brown County Library’s Local History Series on Oct. 1. Her topic, “Voyageur Magazine: 25 Years of History,” highlighted the history of the award-winning Voyageur magazine, which is celebrating its silver anniversary this year. Voyageur is published by UW-Green Bay in conjunction […]

Lecture on literary translation

That is the topic of Phyllis Zatlin’s presentation on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 2:15 p.m. in the Alumni Room on the second level of the University Union. Zatlin is a retired Spanish professor and coordinator of translator/interpreter training at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She is the author of numerous books, editions and […]

What does it mean to be a Latina?

The American Intercultural Center will have its second of six fall-semester panel discussions this Thursday (Oct. 1). The program, “What does it mean to be a Latina” will begin at 1 p.m. in the Christie Theatre on the lower level of the University Union. A guided panel discussion will explore several issues related to the […]