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BLC Hours for Spring 2016

The BLC computer facility in B-21 Dwinelle will be open during the spring 2016 semester on the following schedule: Monday through Thursday, 8:00 - 6:00, and Friday, 8:00 - 5:00. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu or phone 877-4002 x19.

BLC Hours for RRR and Finals Weeks

The BLC computer facility in B-21 Dwinelle will be open from 9:00 - 5:00 from Monday, December 7 through Friday, December 11, and from 10:00 - 4:00 from Monday, December 14 through Thursday, December 17. BLC classrooms and will be closed from Friday, December 18 until Tuesday, January 19, 2016, the first day of classes…

BLC Hours for the Thanksgiving Holiday

The BLC computer facility in B-21 Dwinelle will be open from 8:00 - 6:00 on Monday, November 23, and from 8:00 - 5:00 on Tuesday, November 24. The Center will be closed from Wednesday, November 25 until Monday, November 30. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu or phone…

BLC recording studio utilized for BBC program on graffiti

The BBC recently utilized the Berkeley Language Center's recording studio in order to conduct and record a remote interview with Cal staff member Quinn Dombrowski. The topic was not her work as a Research Applications Developer with Information Services and Technology, but for her personal ongoing project of documenting graffiti from university libraries. Hear the story here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p033l4gg. Her portion…

COTSEAL professional development workshop held at the Berkeley Language Center

On Friday, September 18, and Saturday, September 19, the Council of Teachers of Southeast Asian Languages (COTSEAL), of which I am currently president, held a professional development workshop in facilities (Dwinelle B-3 and B-4) graciously provided by the BLC. Professional development is difficult to come by indeed for many Southeast Asian language instructors in the…

Announcement from the Center for Southeast Asia Studies

CSEAS welcomes Kenneth Wong (Aung Naing Oo) as UC Berkeley's new instructor for Beginning Burmese this fall! Originally from Burma, Kenneth moved to the U.S. after the military junta's crackdown in 1988, and is now based in San Francisco where he is a writer and translator. His personal blog highlights his recent writings and translations…

Historias de Indocumentados (Stories of the Undocumented)

Spanish Lecturer Amelia Barili is known for her innovative work in integrating language study with community involvement. One of Barili's recent projects is an anthology of stories of the undocumented, written in Spanish and translated into English by students in Barili's course Biographical and Autobiographical Writing: Telling the Stories of the Undocumented. A news story…

BLC Hours for Fall 2015

The BLC computer facility in B-21 Dwinelle will be open during the fall 2015 semester on the following schedule: Monday through Thursday, 8:00 - 6:00, and Friday, 8:00 - 5:00. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu or phone 877-4002 x19.

LFLFC summer additions

This past summer we added more than 100 films to the LFLFC, as well as approximately 1000 clips, primarily in Swahili, Armenian, Korean. This brings the total number of films in the LFLFC to 1715 and the number of clips to 16,757. Many thanks to the taggers who worked so hard to make these clips…

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