The study of languages, literatures, and cultures is a key component of the Wisconsin Experience, preparing UW-Madison students to become outstanding leaders who are engaged locally, nationally, and globally.
LANGUAGE ON CAMPUS
- February 4Study Abroad in Ecuador: "Water for Life" Global Health Field CourseVirtual Info Session12:00 PM, Online
- February 4Study Abroad in Ecuador: Tropical Conservation SemesterVirtual Info Session4:00 PM, Online
- February 19Rethinking Interpretative Communication: A Multiliteracies ApproachKate Paesani, University of Minnesota, and Heather Willis-Allen, University of Wisconsin-Madison2:00 PM, Online
- March 5A Multiliteracies Approach to Target Language Texts: Analyzing and Creating Interpretive LessonsKate Paesani, University of Minnesota, and Heather Willis-Allen, University of Wisconsin-Madison2:00 PM, Online
The Department of African Cultural Studies in partnership with the Wisconsin Intensive Summer Language Institutes (WISLI) is proud to announce a new FLAS-eligible online program, African 672: Intensive Summer Multilanguage Seminar.
“A joy to be around,” is how students describe advisor Toni Landis. Dividing her time between two departments, African Cultural Studies and CANES, Landis is known for meeting one-on-one with students to help them identify and meet their goals.
"More than 80% of employers want the skills that humanities majors cultivate, like critical thinking, analytical reasoning, good written and oral communication skills."Hart Research Associates, 2015
Why Study a Language?
"If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head.Nelson Mandela
If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart."