Undergraduate Colloquium, October 24 & 28, 2022

Why Study Languages/Cultures
 at UC Berkeley?

Cal students choose to study languages and cultures for many different reasons–curiosity, getting a job, family. In this two-part colloquium, participants will hear from current and former Cal students who have pursued language and culture studies. 

Part I: Undergraduate Panel

In Part I, participants will hear a panel of current Cal undergraduates who are using language and culture study to support their personal and professional development. 

Damaris Velazquez Lopez (‘23), William Sieving (‘22), Sara Lodin (‘25), Roxana Wang (‘24), Malik Mbugua (‘26), Mateo Giovannini (‘25), Kayne Belul (’23), Marley Fortin (’23)

Monday, October 24, 2022

3-4:30pm, B-4 Dwinelle (registration required)

Snacks to follow panel

Part II: Alumni Panel

In Part II, participants will hear from a panel of Cal alumni who have applied their study of languages and cultures in the post-Berkeley professional and personal lives in different ways. Panelists have studied a range of languages and represent a range of different fields (education, EdTech, technology, graduate studies). 


Jacqueline Bialostozky (PhD, ‘17), Aparajita Das (PhD, ‘26), William “Billy” Heidenfeldt (BA, ’97; PhD, ‘15), Eric Olliff (BA, ‘12), Yelena Proskurin (BA, ‘12)

Friday, October 28, 2022

 9-10:30am, via Zoom (registration required)

This lecture is sponsored by the College of Letters and Science.
Berkeley Language Center * B-40 Dwinelle Hall #2640 * blc.berkeley.edu

If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) to fully` participate in this event, please contact Orlando Garcia at 510-877-4002 x11, ogarcia@berkeley.edu, with as much advance notice as possible and at least 7-10 days in advance of the event.