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Space is limited; please RSVP as soon as you know you will be able to attend.
1 March (Thursday)
Welcoming Remarks: Dean John Coleman (University of Minnesota, College of Liberal Arts)
Charlotte Melin (University of Minnesota, Department of German, Scandinavian & Dutch)
Keynote address: Katherine Arens (University of Texas-Austin, Department of Germanic Studies)
“From Design Thinking to Bloom’s Taxonomy and Back: Beyond STEM + Languages”
2 March (Friday)
All events will take place in the Ellie and Tom Crosby Seminar Room (also called room 240) of the Northrop Memorial Auditorium.
Plenary: Elena Past (Wayne State University, Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures/Italian)
"Cinematic Sound Beyond the Human: Disanthropocentric Listening and Italian Film"
Moderator: Dan Philippon (University of Minnesota, Department of English)
Respondent: Lorenzo Fabbri (University of Minnesota, Department of French & Italian)
Roundtable Discussion: Practices of Place, Language, and Transnational Space in the Environmental Humanities
Moderator: Christine Marran (University of Minnesota, Department of Asian Languages & Literatures)
Suvadip Sinha (University of Minnesota, Department of Asian Languages & Literatures)
William Viestenz (University of Minnesota, Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies)
Michelle Hamilton (University of Minnesota, Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies)
Seth Peabody (St. Olaf College, German Department)
|12:00pm||Lunch (provided for participants who RSVP by 2/15/18)|
Plenary: Maggie Broner (St. Olaf College, Department of Romance Languages/Spanish)
"Reimagining Foreign Language Education: Sustainability, Creativity, and Collaboration"
Moderator: Mandy Menke (University of Minnesota, Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies)
Paper session, moderator: Carol Klee (University of Minnesota, Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies)
Patricia W. Cummins (Virginia Commonwealth University, School of World Studies/French): “Languages, International Business, and Science for Sustainable Development”
Nobuko Chikamatsu (DePaul University, Modern Languages/Japanese): “Co-teaching of Environmental Ethics and Language: A Japanese FLAC Course of Minamata and Fukushima”
Hong Li (Emory University, Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures/Chinese): “Innovative Teaching of Languages and Cultures Through Sustainability Issues”
Margaret Noodin (University Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Department of English): “Mashkiki (Strength from the Earth): Connections Between Ecology and Teaching Ojibwe Language”
|3:15pm||Poster Session (RSVP by 2/15/17 to present)|
Katherine Arens (University of Texas-Austin)
Charlotte Melin (University of Minnesota)
Kate Paesani (University Minnesota, CARLA)
Sponsors: Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA); Department of German, Scandinavian & Dutch; Environmental Humanities Initiative
Co-sponsors: Center for German and European Studies; CLA Language Center; Department of Asian Languages & Literatures; Department of English; Department of French & Italian; Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies; Institute for Advanced Study; Institute for Global Studies; Institute on the Environment