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Language Resource Center

Events of 2014-2015

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.

September 10
Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Strengthening Foreign Language Across the Curriculum (FLAC) Across Cornell

Wednesday, September 10, 2:30-4:30
Stimson 206
Reception following on the Uris Hall Terrace
FLAC has proven to be a successful means of supporting students' use and expansion of foreign language skills by adding a foreign language section to a regular course. This event explores ways to expand FLAC offerings at Cornell by identifying the goals and necessary supporting structures, and by encouraging faculty across campus to add a FLAC component to their courses. What are the goals, roles, and responsibilities? What are the benefits and resource requirements? This event of panels and group interchange promises an engaging discussion by bringing together faculty, outside experts, TAs, language teachers, students, and senior administrators. Laura Brown, Vice-Provost of Undergraduate Education, will moderate the final discussion.

Your attendance will show the importance of support for FLAC, in terms of TA stipends and organizational structures. For more information contact Dick Feldman at

Organized by Language Research Center and with support of Cornell's Language Education Council, Vice Provost for International Affairs, and the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies.
October 3 and 4
Friday, October 3 and Saturday October 4, 2014

Who Owns Content? Issues in Content-Based Instruction"

Friday, October 3, keynote 4-5, followed by reception
Saturday, October 4, 9am to 3pm
Clark Hall 701
The Keynote address on Friday will be given by Jesus Rodriguez-Velasco, Chair of the Department of Latin American and Iberian Studies at Columbia University. On Saturday, there will be 3 panels, each with a researcher and two teachers. For more information, please see the event website.

This event is sponsored by the Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning.