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Newsletter: Spring 2005, Volume 20 Issue 2

This issue (spring 2005) of the BLC newsletter opens with a reflection on the ten-year history and evolution of the Berkeley Language Center, a conversation between Founding Director Claire Kramsch, Associate Director Mark Kaiser, and Academic Coordinator for BLC Outreach Sonia S’hiri. Also featured are an outreach report by Sonia S’hiri and BLC Fellows’ Reports…

Newsletter: Fall 2004, Volume 20 Issue 1

The fall 2004 issue of the BLC Newsletter begins with a fascinating conversation between Professor Gunther Kress of the University of London and Mark Evan Nelson, PhD Candidate in the Graduate School of Education. Notes from the Director and Associate Director, and a report on BLC outreach efforts follow the interview. The BLC Fellows’ Reports…

Newsletter: Spring 2004, Volume 19 Issue 2

A Conversation with Leanne Hinton is the fascinating opener for the spring 2004 BLC newsletter, followed by notes from the director, associate director, and outreach coordinator (Claire Kramsch, Mark Kaiser, and Sonia S’hiri, respectively). The BLC Fellows’ Reports are from Clare You (Lecturer and Language Coordinator for Korean, East Asian Languages and Cultures), Sargam Shah…

Newsletter: Fall 2003, Volume 19 Issue 1

Anthony Liddicoat opened the fall 2003 BLC newsletter with Teaching Languages for Intercultural Communication. His thought-provoking article is followed by reports from the Director (Claire Kramsch), the Associate Director (Mark Kaiser), and the Coordinator for BLC outreach (Sonia S’hiri). Lowry Martin (PhD Candidate, French) and Michael Chad Wellmon (PhD Candidate, German) contributed their Fellows’ Reports.…

Newsletter: Spring 2003, Volume 18 Issue 2

For the spring 2003 BLC newsletter, Associate Director Mark Kaiser conducted an extensive interview with the creators of Berliner sehen, an immersive multimedia environment for language and culture studies, followed by his Notes. Associate Professor of French Richard Kern contributed an article on what Education Abroad teaches. Agnes Dimitriou (Lecturer, Spanish and Portuguese), Paige Daniel…

Newsletter: Fall 2002, Volume 18 Issue 1

Professor June K. Phillips, Dean of Arts and Humanities, Weber State University, Utah, provoked readers with her lead article in the fall 2002 BLC newsletter, Reality Programming: Survivor, Big Brother, and the OPI. Notes from the Director (Claire Kramsch), the Associate Director (Mark Kaiser), and the Academic Coordinator (Jean Schultz, Lecturer, French) followed. Associate Professor…

Newsletter, Spring 2002, Volume 17, Issue 2

The spring 2002 BLC newsletter opened with a rousing discussion of the use of L1 in the foreign language classroom at UC Berkeley with language coordinators Jean Schultz, Armando Di Carlo, Lynne Frame, Rick Kern, Herminia Kerr, Lisa Little, Sam Mchombo, Kay Richards, and Clare You. Mark Kaiser’s Notes from the Associate Director followed. Sonia…

Newsletter: Fall 2001, Volume 17, Issue 1

Richard Kern’s wide-ranging conversation with Catherine Doughty kicked off the fall 2001 BLC newsletter, followed by an 0utreach Report from Jean Schultz and Notes from Claire Kramsch and Mark Kaiser. The BLC Fellows’ Reports were by Lisa Little (Lecturer and Language Coordinator, Slavic Languages and Literatures), Beth Lewis Samuelson (PhD candidate, Education), Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl…

Newsletter: Fall 2000, Volume 16 Issue 1

Claire Kramsch interviewed Christopher Candlin for fall 2000 issue of the BLC newsletter. Following the interview were Notes from the Director (Claire Kramsch) and the Associate Director (Mark Kaiser). Edward Bodine (PhD candidate, Education) reviewed a recent work by Jay L. Lemke. Armando Di Carlo (Lecturer and Language Coordinator, Italian Studies) described the Italian language…

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