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Happy Year of the Ox!

The Lunar New Year marks the first new moon of the traditional lunisolar calendar, and is a joyful festival celebrated in China and other Asian countries, such as Vietnam and Korea. While this year we won’t see any in-person celebrations on campus, we hope to bring a sense of festivity by sharing a few cheerful…

Meet Elisa Chi: Global Marketing Intern

My name is Elisa Chi, and I’m a senior majoring in the College of Social Studies. I’m an international student from Shenyang, China. As a global marketing intern at the Fries Center for Global Studies, I create contents for FCGS social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and WeChat, and strive to expand FCGS’ outreach.…

The Kennesaw Tower Call for Papers

The Kennesaw Tower Undergraduate Foreign Language Research Journal, hosted in the Department of Foreign Languages at Kennesaw State University, invites submissions from advanced undergraduate students. Who can submit: Any undergraduate university student who has taken at least 1 senior-level course in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, or FLED (Foreign Language Education Department) may submit…

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…

Foreign Language Teaching Assistants Find New Ways to Engage Students under COVID

Written by Natalia Román Alicea, Assistant Director, Intercultural and Language Learning, and Camilla Zamboni, Assistant Professor of the Practice in Italian As the covid-19 pandemic continues to affect Wesleyan’s study abroad programs and the ability of our students to travel abroad, language faculty, Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTAs), and the Assistant Director of Intercultural and…

Student Panel on Applying for Fellowships

Written by Inayah Bashir ‘20 On Thursday, November 21, 2019, FCGS celebrated International Education Week by highlighting how students can use fellowships to develop international experiences. Using Fellowships to Build Your Global Experience was an afternoon panel featuring students who have completed the fellowship application process this Fall. Three student panelists and a student moderator…

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…