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Language Resource Center

Events of 2016-2017

This year's events are co-sponsored by the Einaudi Center for International Studies, the Institute for European Studies, the East Asia Program, the South Asia Program, the Southeast Asia Program and the Departments of Romance Studies, Near Eastern Studies, German Studies and Asian Studies.

April 21


Friday, April 21, 2017

Johnson Art Museum, 4 - 8pm

Multilingual Poetry Reading and International Dessert Reception

Johnson Museum of Art, Hirsch Lecture Room and Lobby

Cornell's Language Resource Center invites you to attend a mulitlingual poetry reading and international dessert reception at the Johnson Museum of Art. The objective of this event is to raise awareness of the Shared Course Initiative (SCI), Cornell's collaboration with Yale and Columbia to share instruction in the less commonly taught languages (LCTLs) via videoconference. Several teachers will be joining us from Columbia and all the poems will be read by students. The event will also be a celebration of National Poetry Month in April. Click here for more information about the SCI, which is funded by the Mellon Foundation.

Schedule:

4:00 - 4:15 Opening Comments, Dick Feldman, Director, Language Resource Center; Lisa Sansoucy, Course Coordinator

4:15 - 5:15 Multilingual Poetry Reading by students studying in shared courses

5:15 - 5:30 Intermission with light refreshments

5:30 - 6:30 Multilingual Poetry Reading - open to all languages

7:00 - 7:30 Music: TBA

6:30 - 8:00 Reception with international desserts, food, drink, etc.

The event is free and open to the public. All welcome.
May 11


Thursday, May 11, 2017

Noyes Lodge 9am-12pm, followed by lunch at Noyes Lodge

LRC Workshop

The workshop will feature a range of topics, from a speaker about using iBooks for students to create multimedia assignments; to updates on Playposit, WAL and the LRC move; a talk by the Language House Director followed by discussion; other information about translation services contracted by Cornell; services for student-student language exchange.