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September 2017

6th Lusophone and Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

September 29 - September 30

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at UW-Milwaukee and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at UW-Madison are pleased to announce the 6th Lusophone and Hispanic Linguistics Symposium (SLHL 6), to be held on September 29-30, 2017 at the University…

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Yanick Lahens in conversation: Writing In Haiti – Telling Stories Of Universal Human Truths

September 22 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
UWM Libraries, Special Collections (4th fl), 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Yanick Lahens, the acclaimed Haitian novelist, short story writer and activist, returns to UWM and Milwaukee to launch Moonbath, the translation of her award wining novel Bain de Lune (prix Femina 2014). She presents her work, and especially “La couleur…

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April 2017

Italian Film Festival

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - April 30 @ 9:00 pm
UWM Union Cinema, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The Italian Film Festival returns to UWM, April 28-30! All films are screened at the UWM Union Cinema.

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Proficiency-Based Instruction: A Workshop for Language Teachers

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Curtin 309, 3243 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Free

This workshop summarizes research on proficiency-based instruction and discusses the many ways that language teachers can use ACTFL-based tools (e.g., Can-Do Statements, Thematic Units, and Integrated Performance Assessments) to (1) help increase their students’ proficiency, (2) incorporate more authentic resources…

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MALLT Student Symposium 2017

April 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bolton B95, 3210 N Maryland Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Please join us for MALLT's first Student Symposium! Eight UWM graduate and undergraduate students in language, literature, translation, and related fields will present their research in what promises to be an engaging and thoughtful evening. Featuring presentations by: Jesús Alberto…

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TESOL Career Panel

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Come hear about careers in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) around the world. Panelists Christine Wolf, Senior Academic Programs Coordinator, Center for International Education, past Peace Corps Volunteer (Poland) Allegra K. Troiano, Interim Director ESL Programs, has…

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39th Annual Latin American Film Series

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - April 27 @ 9:00 pm
UWM Union Cinema, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Free

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, with UWM Union Student Involvement and Union Cinema, present the 39th Annual Latin American Film Series April 21-27, 2017 All films shows in their original language(s) with English subtitles. Free and open…

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4th Annual International Dessert Competition

April 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Greene Hall, 3347 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Free

All undergraduate and graduate students at UWM are invited to participate in the 4th annual international dessert competition at UWM. Registration opens on Monday, March 27 and closes on April 10. The event will be held on Monday, April 17,…

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March 2017

UWM MALLT and Translation Alumni Panel: Transitioning from Student to Professional Translator

March 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Curtin 209, 3243 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Two alumni of UWM’s graduate programs in Translation & Interpreting Studies will return to campus to discuss their experiences and share insights about starting a career as a professional translator. Meghan McCallum is a French>English freelance translator specializing in corporate…

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Crisis in Burundi: A Talk and Discussion with Carine Kaneza Nantulya

March 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
UWM Libraries, Special Collections (4th fl), 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Free

Crisis in Burundi: A Talk and Discussion with Carine Kaneza Nantulya, Women and Girls Movement for Peace and Security in Burundi Political unrest hit the East African country of Burundi in 2015 when President Pierre Nkurunziza opted not to step down at the end of…

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