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Written By: daveski on April 21, 2011 1 Comment

A bit of a public service announcement: Modern Language Association President Russell Berman has issued a letter calling upon its members to protest the cuts to education, especially languages and the humanities, that are written into the new federal budget. This section from the letter, in particular, highlights the damage that […]

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Written By: daveski on June 18, 2009 No Comment

Foreign language programs, and language studies in general (including English) stand to be severely cut in the latest round of budget cuts announced by the California state government. For those not on the UCB mailing lists, I’ll reproduce below the entire letter sent out by Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau and Exec. Chancellor and Vice Provost […]

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Written By: Youki on May 3, 2009 No Comment

How much is the $100 million dollars in budget cuts compared to the federal budget as a whole? This video imagines the budget as $100 in pennies to provide the answer.

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Written By: daveski on April 20, 2009 2 Comments

I got this email from Wolfgang E. Adolph in the Department of Mod. Lang. & Linguistics at Florida State University via the Language Learning and Technology International Information Forum listserv; considering the UC system’s ongoing budget woes and threats to our languages at Cal I thought it’d be good to cross-post in its […]

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