Two Romance Language majors have been granted Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships. Please join us in congratulating Geoffrey Nolan (Spanish and International Affairs) and Melissa Siegel (French, Political Science, and Sociology), who will be travelling next year to teach English in Baranquilla, Colombia and Malaysia, respectively. Follow this link to an interview with them in Georgia E-News!
Joel Walz Study Abroad in French Scholarship
The Department of Romance Languages Joel Walz Study Abroad in French Scholarship is a prize worth up to $1000 (depending on the availability of funding) for undergraduates studying French language, literature, linguistics, and/or culture in metropolitan (continental) France or Quebec. All courses must be taught in French.
“Designing Listening Comprehension Activities and Assessments for Content Classes in a Second Language”, presented by Annie Wendel and Jonathan Baillehache:
This workshop will present a set of activities and assessments that you can use at the 3000/4000 level or in any content-oriented language class in order to better your students listening comprehension skills while focusing on your content-specific course of study. You will be given opportunity to apply the methodology presented in small groups using sample material provided in our four languages. Bring your laptop.
The University of Georgia’s Laurel Hiatt was one of 59 undergraduates from across the nation to be named a 2018 Truman Scholar, a highly competitive graduate scholarship program for aspiring public service leaders in the U.S.
Class Discussions and Interviews with Josefina Báez
- Undergraduate Student, Graduate Student, and Faculty Discussion
** 2:30-3:30 **
Discussion and interview related to Dominicanish (2000); identity, immigrant experience(s), transnationalism, hybridity, and other topics and questions.
- Graduate Student and Faculty Discussion
** 3:30 - 4:30 **