Speaking of Language
S6E14 - Rachel Beatty Riedl - Cornell’s New Migrations Initiative

S6E14 - Rachel Beatty Riedl - Cornell’s New Migrations Initiative

December 16, 2020

Rachel Beatty Riedl, the new director of Cornell's Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, illuminates the Center's new Migrations Initiative, as well as her investigations as a scholar and podcast host into life and politics on the African continent.

Listen to Rachel's podcast, Ufahamu Africa, at https://ufahamuafrica.com

#jamm

S6E13 - Sergio Pedro - Pronunciation, Literature, and Music

S6E13 - Sergio Pedro - Pronunciation, Literature, and Music

December 9, 2020

Sergio Pedro joins us from Ithaca College to discuss some of his favorite language-related topics from pronunciation to Miguel Cervantes, as well as his "other life" as a musician in the Ithaca area.

#barroco

S6E12 - Heather Rowley - Spanish for Migrant Aid

S6E12 - Heather Rowley - Spanish for Migrant Aid

December 2, 2020

Heather Rowley joins us to discuss how studying Spanish, and her early inclination to teach, led her down a path toward migrant aid, social work, and immigration issues.

#duende

Thanksgiving 2020 Mini-Episode

Thanksgiving 2020 Mini-Episode

November 25, 2020

In honor of Thanksgiving, we asked language students at Cornell to thank their teachers for their hard work, particularly through the transition to remote learning in 2020. We share what a few of them had to say (in their target languages, of course).

In order of appearance:

Nandi Ndoro for Nandipa Sipengane, Zulu

Alejna Gjakmani for Banu Ozer Griffin, Turkish

Maxwell Wang for Zhihong Chen, Chinese
Jerry Guo for Su George, Chinese
Christine Sit for Yuanyuan Duan, Chinese

Corinna You for Damien Tissot, French

Ria Castaneda for Aleksandar Bošković, Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian

Jack Liufu
Christopher Chandra
Aidan Ackerman
for Dan Gallagher, Latin

S6E11 - Gregory Green - Study Lao: Developing a Language App

S6E11 - Gregory Green - Study Lao: Developing a Language App

November 18, 2020

Gregory Green, curator of the John M. Echols Collection on Southeast Asia at the Cornell University Library, talks about his Android app, Study Lao, and the inspiration behind its creation.

#ເງືອກ

S6E10 - Christopher Hromalik - Inclusive by Design: Universal Design for Learning and the World Language Classroom

S6E10 - Christopher Hromalik - Inclusive by Design: Universal Design for Learning and the World Language Classroom

November 11, 2020

Christopher Hromalik follows up his talk, “Inclusive by Design: Universal Design for Learning and the World Language Classroom,” with a conversation about Universal Design for Learning and what it means for the language classroom.

To watch Chris's talk and see his presentation slides, please visit our Speaker Series archive at https://lrc.cornell.edu/speaker-series.

View a written transcript of this episode here.

#family

S6E9 - Julio Rodriguez - AMPLIFY: Professional Learning Experiences for World Language Education

S6E9 - Julio Rodriguez - AMPLIFY: Professional Learning Experiences for World Language Education

November 4, 2020

Julio Rodríguez joins us to discuss AMPLIFY, a resource aggregator of professional learning experiences for world language education.

https://thelanguageflagship.tech/pl/ 

#Gemütlichkeit

#itdepends

S6E8 - David Forman - Yiddish at Cornell

S6E8 - David Forman - Yiddish at Cornell

October 28, 2020

David Forman talks all things Yiddish at Cornell, and shares some history of the language in New York and the United States in general.

Join David for Yiddish Conversation Hour on Fridays from 12-1pm.

אַן אַלרײַטניק#

קענען זיך אין די שוואַתצע פּינטעלעך

זײַן אַ קענער אין די שוואַרצע פּינטעלעך

S6E7 - Steve Henhawk - Cayuga at Cornell

S6E7 - Steve Henhawk - Cayuga at Cornell

October 21, 2020

Steve Henhawk shares his mission to maintain and proliferate the language and culture of the Cayuga, or Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫʼ, the indigenous people who first inhabited the land on which Cornell University now sits.

#ohwęjí:yo:

S6E6 - Kate Paesani - Multiliteracies Pedagogy and Teacher Professional Development

S6E6 - Kate Paesani - Multiliteracies Pedagogy and Teacher Professional Development

October 14, 2020

Kate Paesani joins us to follow up her talk, “Multiliteracies Pedagogy and Teacher Professional Development: From Research to Practice.” We’ll learn how educators can integrate multiliteracies into their curriculum.

https://fllite.org/

https://newlearningonline.com/

https://carla.umn.edu/literacies/index.html

#libellule

#kindness

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