Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC) 

Students create language learning opportunities in game design classes

Written by Camilla Zamboni, Assistant Professor of the Practice in Italian In the past two decades, crowdfunding and renewed interest in games (board games, role-playing games, digital games, and instructional games) have created an increased and diverse gaming production, which has become the subject of several studies, articles, and projects related to all areas of…

Language Units Strengthen Connections in a Time of Isolation

Written by Camilla Zamboni, Assistant Professor of the Practice in Italian, and Natalia Román Alicea, Assistant Director, Intercultural and Language Learning In a trying time of social distancing and reduced interaction, language units at Wesleyan are acutely aware of how important it is to preserve connections across languages and cultures. Language learning relies and thrives…

Korean Music, Italian Games, German TV and Beyond: Spring 21 CLAC

Five exciting courses are being offered this spring as part of the Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC) initiative. All five will give students the opportunity to explore topics using languages other than English – each of them in really creative ways. One course is focused on the art of translation, specifically between Arabic…

What is “CLAC”? The Communist Experience in Russian

We at Wesleyan are now entering the third year of offering “Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum” (or CLAC) courses. These are courses taught in languages other than English, all of which provide students and faculty across the campus with opportunities to deepen their engagement with their subjects through the use and further development of…

Call for Papers: 3rd Annual Power of Language Conference

The 3rd Annual Power of Language Conference April 3-4, 2020 | Wesleyan University | Fisk Hall, 262 High St, Middletown, CT Seeking submissions and presentations on language learning and multilingual living The Power of Language Conference seeks to bring awareness to the many benefits of language learning and to promote the study of languages other…

Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC)

Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC) The Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC) movement intends to make global competence a reality for students and to create alliances among educators to share practices and find ways to incorporate an international dimension in curricula, and, more generally, to achieve internationalization goals. The Fries Center for Global…