APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 17, 2020 The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC) and the International House of Japan (I-House) are currently seeking three Summer Interns for short-term (not to exceed two weeks) internships during late July-August 2020 to coincide with the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The interns will support the ongoing activities of the 2020 U.S.-Japan Creative Artists Program (NichiBei Creative Artists).
Dr. Melissa Baralt and her colleagues Dr. Phillip Carter (Director of CHUE, FIU) and Dr. Andrew Lynch (University of Miami) have been awarded a grant from the Coral Gables Community Foundation. The title of their project is: “Use and maintenance of languages other than English among Coral Gables school children.” Drs. Baralt, Carter and Lynch will research the process of language maintenance and assimilation amongst K-12 children in Coral Gables and make policy recommendations. Congratulations!
Students of all backgrounds gathered at the Graham Center Ballrooms for the second annual Korean Culture Festival and Contest, united by their passion for the culture and history of the small but impressionable peninsula.The festival was hosted by FIU’s Korean Culture Club and the Department of Modern Languages with help from Korean professor Sungmin Cho.
The first part of the talk will consist in broadly framing the key issues at stake with regards to heritage language learning outcomes, which includes the results of a recent exploratory meta-analysis. During the second part of the talk, Dr. Torres will share quantitative and qualitative data from three empirical studies under a task-based language learning framework that shed light into how heritage language learners respond to instruction.
The Spanish Resource Center cordially invites you, in collaboration with the Sigma Delta Pi honor society, to a Spanish Movie night on Wednesday January 29th at 4 p.m. You will receive extra points in your final grade if you are in SPN I or SPN II. All FIU students are welcome!