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Nobel Prize for Literature Day

Mark Knowles - Thursday October 13th

19 years ago the Swedish Academy surprised the world when it awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature to Dario Fo, the controversial Italian playwright, whose authored works include Mistero Buffo and Accidental Death of an Anarchist. Dario Fo told the Academy in his acceptance speech, “Yours is an act of courage that borders on provocation.” He combined a love for commedia dell'arte with commentary on many important social issues such as worker … (read review blog)


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TESOL Study Abroad in China

TESOL at CU Boulder - Monday, October 25th, 2016 at 5pm

Spend five weeks in Chengdu, exploring Chinese culture through English teaching! You%92ll have the opportunity to participate in field-based learning by visiting local classrooms and connecting with English language learners and teachers. Additional seminars in Tai Chi, Calligraphy, and Chinese language will deepen your understanding of Chinese culture. LING 3800 is open to all majors. It counts towards the linguistic major or minor. It will also be a core course for the upcoming undergraduate TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Certificate starting spring 2017. Learn more at the upcoming info session: Mon 10/25 5-6:00 p.m. in C4C S435 - Find out more about CU Boulder Study Abroad

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Teaching Proficiency through Reading & Storytellin

Sabrina Janczak - Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 4:30 PM - Hellems 145

Come learn about Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS) from this year's Teacher of the Year: Sabrina Janczak.

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Fall 2016 non-credit courses

Late Fall Classes are still starting! We will be offering various levels of Japanese, Russian, Polish, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Swahili, Africa in French! Sign-up soon! Classes start this week - Register now!

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SLA Reading Group

Dr. Mark Knowles - Thursday, December 1st, 2016 at 3:30 PM - Hellems 152

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