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.
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.
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.
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
for Dan Gallagher, Latin
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.
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.
November 4, 2020
Julio Rodríguez joins us to discuss AMPLIFY, a resource aggregator of professional learning experiences for world language education.
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.