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Community Voices: Spanish Classical Guitarist

Author: Denise Ayo

On Tuesday, September 24, the CSLC, in conjunction with the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Iberian and Latin American Studies, and the Institute for Latino Studies, welcomed local guitar artist, Gerry Zubko.

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Gerry played a wonderful selection of classical songs from Spanish, Central, and South American composers. Here is a list of some of the songs he played and their composers.…

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CSLC Director Position Announcement

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University of Notre Dame
College of Arts and Letters
 
Director of the Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC)

 
The College of Arts and Letters at the University of Notre Dame is seeking applications for the Director of its Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures. As leader of the CSLC, the Director plays a central role in facilitating the discussion of issues vital to all language sections in the College and in enhancing the study of language and culture across the University. Among other responsibilities, the Director supervises the staff and various activities of the Center (e.g., peer tutoring, Language Across the Curriculum, and Summer Language Abroad Grants); supports language departments in such areas as hybrid courses, assessment, and less-commonly taught languages; and promotes the professional development of faculty and graduate students. Teaching load: one-two courses per year.

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Korean Cultural Night

Author: Denise Ayo

The Korean Department, the CSLC, and the Institute for Asia and Asian celebrated Korean Thanksgiving Day on September 19, 2013!

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Participants enjoyed a presentation on Korean Culture,

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A traditional Korean game,…

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Summer Internship with the U.S. Department of State

Author: Denise Ayo

U.S. Department of State Summer Internship Program offers U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to participate in 10-week, unpaid internships that provide intensive educational and professional experience within the environment of America’s principle foreign affairs agency.…

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Mentoring Program Inaugural Meeting and Coversation Exchange Partners Kickoff

Author: Denise Ayo

This week marked the start of two of our programs for the academic year.

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The Foreign Language and Culture Mentoring Program, now availible for Spanish, Chinese, and Russian students, began with an inaugural meeting Wednesday, September 12. The Mentoring Program pairs undergraduate foreign language students with international graduate students. Undergraduate students gain a greater understanding of target language and culture while graduate students develop leadership and interpersonal skills.…

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Emergency

Author: Denise Ayo

Emergency personnel from the University and NIPSCO have responded to a gas leak near the Fischer, O’Hara-Grace Graduate Residences. The campus community is asked to avoid that area.…

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The CSLC Fall Reception and Tutoring Begins

Author: Denise Ayo

To open the new academic year, the Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures welcomed language faculty, staff, and students with the CSLC Fall Reception.

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Chengxu Yin, Dean McGreevy, Marie-Christine Escoda-Risto, Paul MacDowell, and Ghada Bualuan.

 

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