The College of Arts and Sciences has a busy schedule of events coming up between now and the end of the semester. Coming up this Monday and Tuesday is this year’s CAS Colloquium titled, “Thinking About the Book,” with a wide variety of lectures and events by SIUE faculty will look at the role of [...]
Category: Foreign Languages & Lit
On May 12, 2013, Jason Yu (Mass Communications) and Tom Lavallee (Foreign Languages and Literature) will take a group of students to Hangzhou, China for a five-week travel-study program. The program consist of two courses: “International Advertising” and “History, Culture, and Languages of China.”
The Hangzhou program is unusual in that students will spend most of [...]
The College of Arts and Sciences has more than doubled its summer online course offerings since 2010, at which time 24 online courses were offered.
By this summer, 51 classes will be offered. Larry LaFond, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, said the college has been “at the forefront” of recent increases in [...]
Jason Yu from the SIUE department of Mass Communications spent December third through fourth in Singapore attending and presenting at the Annual International Conference on Journalism and Mass Communications (JMComm).
With around 100 attendees JMComm is a relatively small international communications conference covering a wide variety of topics. The theme for the 2012 conference was, “At [...]
Carolina Rocha’s new book “Masculinities in Contemporary Argentine Popular Cinema” is now on the shelves. An in depth look at the shift in the representation of male gender roles after 1989 when Argentina adapted to a free market society, the book focuses on films where male characters experience a loss of power and how this [...]
The 2012 fall semester marks the first time SIUE has offered critical language classes. These self-instructed programs are designed to be fast paced ways to become proficient at high demand languages.
The history of critical language programs dates back to the end of World War Two when the Foreign Service Institute noted that certain languages vital [...]
On April 6th, 2012, Chancellor Vaughn Vandegrift signed the Protocol of Intentions to begin an academic exchange program between SIUE and the Federal University of Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil. This document formally establishes the desire between the two universities to establish an academic exchange program.
The process toward establishing an exchange program with Brazil began in [...]
Soon, a SIUE College of Arts and Sciences alumna will be sharing her knowledge of English to school children in Germany. Kate Eckert, a senior set to graduate with a double major in historical studies and foreign language and literature and a minor in European studies, was recently awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to spend nine [...]
April 5th 2012, Carolina Rocha of the SIUE Department of Forign Languages and Literature gave a special guest lecture at Eastern Illinois University. Rocha’s presentation titled “Representing Argentine Masculinities in Un Lugar en el Mundo” was an analysis on the way that the perception of masculinity is changing in Argentinian culture and how this can [...]