Power of Language (POL)

Spring Edition of WeScrive

Written by Emily McDougal ’23 Welcome to this semester’s issue of WeScrive, the only Italian magazine at Wesleyan University and one of its few publications not in English! As we all know, this has been the year of COVID and, as such, it’s been a very strange time: at times depressing, at times stressful, and…

Beyond the Weirdness of Time Zones and Snow in April

Written by Lucía Guerrero, Spanish FLTA (2020-2021) This week during one of my tertulias, one student Zoomed in from a very sunny field on campus, raving over how great the weather had been. The next day, another student told me that it’d snowed. Sitting just above the equator, my home city of Bogotá doesn’t have…

From Gender Expressions in Language to Netflix, ASL, and Morality: Students and Faculty Shine in the 4th Power of Language Conference

This article was written collectively by faculty and staff from the Power of Language Steering Committee. On Saturday April 10th, Wesleyan hosted its fourth annual The Power of Language (POL) conference. Originally, this conference was spearheaded by Dr. Sole Anatrone (Vassar College), a Visiting Assistant Professor in Italian. The success of the first conference in…

Register to Attend the 4th Annual Power of Language Conference

The Fries Center for Global Studies is excited to invite you all to attend the 4th Annual Power of Language Conference to be held remotely on Saturday, April 10, 2021! The Power of Language Conference seeks to bring awareness to the many benefits and complexities of language learning and to promote the study of languages.…

4th Annual Power of Language Conference: Call for Papers and Performances

After a year-long pause, the Fries Center for Global Studies is excited to invite you, your students, and peers to participate in the 4th Annual Power of Language Conference to be held remotely on Saturday, April 10, 2021! The organizing committee is seeking paper and performance submissions on language learning and multilingual living. The Power…

Why Language Matters

The Power of Language Conference seeks to bring awareness to the many benefits of language learning and to promote the study of languages. The 3rd Annual Power of Language Conference is currently CALLING FOR PROPOSALS for academic papers or creative performances related to these themes: PAPER SUBMISSIONS: Language learning, Multilingualism, Language and Society, Languages studied…

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Power of Language Conference

Deadline Extended for the Power of Language Conference! Saturday, April 15, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EST 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 than English across campus. It…

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…