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Reimagining the Future of Postsecondary Language Education
February 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
What are the most pressing challenges in language education today and how can we address them? How do UW-Madison students view language learning? In rapidly changing times, how can we adapt to meet diverse student interests? All are warmly invited to participate in this mini-symposium to reimagine the future of language education at UW-Madison. Come to learn and to share your ideas for possible new forms of innovation, collaboration and advocacy for language education.
- Welcome: Susan Zaeske, L&S Associate Dean for Arts and Humanities
- Keynote address, A Field in Crisis: What Future for Language Study in the United States?, Stéphane Charitos, Director, Language Resource Center, Columbia University
- Research report: UW-Madison Undergraduate Student Perspectives on the Value of Language Study, Dianna Murphy, Language Institute
- Small-group discussions
- Closing remarks
Funding: Anonymous Fund