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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…

BLC Hours during RRR & Finals, Spring 2015

The BLC computer facility in B-21 Dwinelle will be open during the RRR and Final Examination weeks on the following schedule. RRR M - F, May 4 - 8, 9 - 5 Finals M - Th, May 11 - 14, 10 - 4 Any questions or concerns, please contact Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu or at…

BLC Fall 2014 Lecture Series

BLC Fall 2014 Lecture Series Digital Social Reading: Textual Interpretation as Collaborative Activity Carl Blyth, University of Texas at Austin Friday, September 19 B-4 Dwinelle, 3-5 pm Linguistic Contributions to Native California Language Teaching Andrew Garrett, UC Berkeley Friday, October 17 370 Dwinelle, 3-5 pm Teaching World Languages in the High School Context: Realities, Challenges…

BLC Hours, September 2 – 5, 2014

The BLC computer facility in B-21 Dwinelle will be open during the week of September 2 - 5, on the following schedule. Tuesday - Thursday: 8:30 - 6 Friday: 8:30 - 5 If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu or phone 877-4002 x19.

Breath of Life / Silent No More

Listen to a story on the language restoration workshop from KQED’s The California Report: Breath of Life Language Restoration Workshop for California Indian Languages June 1-7, 2014 University of California at Berkeley Hosted by The Advocates for Indigenous California Language Survival and The Survey of California and Other Indian Languages This is a one-week workshop…

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