Language Across the Curriculum (LAC)

 

LAC News at BW

Are you interested in understanding LAS 200 from the perspective of another culture and practicing your Spanish, French or German at the same time?

Look into what LAC has to offer this fall semester

Fall 2012

LAS 155I - Culture and Language(Spanish)
Mondays and Wednesdays,
2:05-2:55 p.m.
Instructor: J. Morales-Ortiz
2-credits

This is an S/U course in which students collaborate in small group settings to explore the Spanish American culture perspective on enduring questions and current events discussed in LAS 200. Students will view assorted films and videos, and read and analyze a selection of readings from Spanish-speaking authors to explore what they reveal about contemporary culture in Latin America and its similarities/differences with U.S. culture. This course counts toward fulfillment of the Humanities and International Studies core requirements.

 

 

LAS 156I - Culture and Language (French)
Mondays and Wednesdays,
2:05-2:55 pm
Instructor: S. Oldrieve
2-credits

This is an S/U course in which students collaborate in a small-group setting to explore a French cultural perspective on enduring questions and current events discussed in LAS 200. Students will view assorted films and videos, read and analyze a selection of French readings and compare alternative perspectives to explore what they reveal about contemporary French culture and its similarities/differences with U.S. culture. This course counts toward fulfillment of the Humanities and International Studies core requirements.

 

LAS 157I - Language and Culture (German)
Mondays and Wednesdays,
2:05-2:55 p.m.
Instructor: K. Coble
2-credits

This two-credit small-group seminar is intended for those students with some basic proficiency in German who wish to apply and practice their German skills in order to improve their cultural literacy, become more familiar with German society, and explore German perspectives on a global issue for a poster project. In a small-group setting, students collaborate with the professor discussing short readings, newspaper reports, videoclips, and films. 

 

You don't have to be fluent in the language, just interested in using it!

For more information about the Language and Culture Connections courses, please click in here or contact Dr. Javier Morales-Ortiz at jmorales@bw.edu

 

 

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