Tag: Modern Languages

Faculty notes: Coury and Ortiz Ceberio publications

Humanities and Global Studies professors David N. Coury and Cristina Ortiz Ceberio are two of the contributors to the volume The Role of the Humanities in a Time of Crisis edited by Maria Pilar Rodriguez and published this month by Dykinson Press (Madrid). Professor Coury’s study entitled “Searching for home in language and culture in […]

Tonight: Culture of Fusion program features ‘The Latin Tinge’

As part of his residency at UWGB this week, NYC/Chilean saxophonist Anibal Rojas is joined by Adam Gaines (trumpet), Christine Salerno (piano), Stefan Hall (guitar), Ben Hogan (percussion), Mark Urness (bass) and Mike Malone (drums) in performances and discussion about Latin music and its effect on the world of jazz. History professor Clif Ganyard will […]

Faculty note: Ortiz presents at International Conference on Hispanic Literatures

Prof. Cristina Ortiz presented “The Politics of Emotion and the Emotional in Politics: an analysis of the text Yoyes, desde su ventana” at the 17th International Conference on Hispanic Literatures that took place in Merida (Mexico) March 9-11. In addition to her presentation, she moderated a panel discussion on Autobiography and Memoir in Hispanic literature. […]

Humanistic Studies honors top students

Last Friday (May 8), Humanistic Studies hosted an awards ceremony for outstanding students and scholarship winners. Student honorees were:
 Humanistic Studies Scholarships
 Harold and Edna Bickford Endowed Scholarship – Taylor Navis 
Coryll Crandall Memorial Scholarship – Danielle Eder
 Thomas E. Daniels Memorial Scholarship – Samantha Molina
 Lise Lotte Gammeltoft Memorial Scholarship – Faith Lent
 Modern […]

Modern Languages program acknowledges top students

The Modern Language Award Ceremony took place Thursday and honored the following outstanding students:
 Applied Use of French – Nicole Phillips
 Academic Excellence in French – Katie Crews 
 Applied Use of German – Mitchell Harings
 Academic Excellence in German – Ashley Deprey-Peeters Spanish
 Applied Use of Spanish – Julio Morales III
 Applied Use […]

Love of language: Students receive annual awards

Students, parents and faculty gathered Thursday (May 2) to celebrate this year’s Modern Languages Awards. The following students received awards for their outstanding work this school year: French: Applied use of the language — Nicole Savage; Academic excellence — Tamar Brooks. German: Applied use of the language — Marina Hauser; Academic excellence — Nicole Roth. […]

Modern Languages student awards

On May 3, faculty, students and community members gathered at Lambeau Cottage to honor this year’s recipients of the Modern Languages program awards. In the category of “Academic Excellence” the awards went to the following students: Tamar W. Brooks (French), Cassandra Baehler (German) and Ramon Garrido Mateos (Spanish). In the “Applied Use of the Language” […]

“Flipping the Classroom” faculty discussion is next Monday

Would you like to use class time more effectively?  Having trouble getting students to read the material before class?  An alternative way of presenting information can be to “cover” it via podcasts or other technology with the result that class time is devoted to more active learning.  The discussion will take place on Monday (April […]

Conversation tables in Arabic and German, too

The other day we shared postings about the conversation tables for French and Spanish language speakers and students. We’ve since learned (below) of comparable offerings in Arabic and German. Here’s the full list for fall 2011: · Arabic (beginners level) meets T and W from 11-12 in TH 380 · Arabic (advance level) meets W […]