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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 […]

Written By: daveski on February 8, 2009 2 Comments

A point of consensus that emerged from Friday’s first session of the UCCLLT colloquium “World Language Proficiency in a California Context” was the need for greater public and political will to support foreign and native and heritage language education in California. The main question of the day seemed to be how to cultivate […]

Written By: daveski on December 28, 2008 3 Comments

I’m on the way to the Modern Language Association’s annual conference in San Francisco. Decided late this morning to go to a session on the 2007 MLA report on for Foreign Languages, where I know I’ll be able to meet a few fellow Berkeleyans. But I’m not ready to think about […]

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