Why Study a Language?

Here is a link to an article by Russell A. Berman, the 2011 President of the MLAand professor of Comparative Literature and German Studies at Stanford University: http://schoolsofthought.blogs.cnn.com/2012/01/05/my-view-why-language-study-should-be-part-of-your-college-experience/  

TED Talks for Language Lovers

Here is a link to a collection of TED talks on a variety of linguistics-related topics as compiled in a blog hosted by Bachelors Degree Online: http://www.bachelorsdegreeonline.com/blog/2011/20-terrific-ted-talks-for-language-lovers/.

Conversation on Language and Globalization

Earlier this fall, the Columbia University Language Resource Center held an event questioning “why the issue of language study has hardly been included in the ongoing globalization of the university as an institution.” Since then, they have blogged about it…

CLS Fall 2011 Calendar of Events

Date and Time Event Thurs, 22-Sep 12:30-1:30 p.m. Technology Workshop:  Digitizing film / Media Gallery (Room B21) Mon. 26-Sep 12:30-2:00 p.m. Professional Development Workshop (Library Room 106) Thurs, 06-Oct 12:30-1:30 p.m. Brown Bag: Using Facebook Groups in the Language Classroom…