1. Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis – Colloquium Series, Fall 2009 2. Grad School Prom – Update 3. Kaffepause and Fika TONIGHT 4. Call for Papers on Contemporary Italian Cinema 5. Opening for EASC Outreach Assistant 6. Course, Curriculum, and Campus Internationalization Workshop 7. *New!* Spring 2010 Course Listings … Read more »
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1. Transatlantic Cooperation in Research (TransCoop) 2. GPSO Survey 3. Stammtisch TONIGHT – Monday, October 5 4. 2010 Susan Sontag Prize for Translation 5. Call for Papers/Abstracts/Submissions – 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences 6. Department of French and Italian Student-Faculty Forum 7. Call for Applications – USA Meets Europe: A Forum for… Read more »
Last week, Alec Hargreaves from Florida State University, was on campus and gave a lecture titled, “”Race” and the Republic.” The focus of the lecture was on how France is dealing with the issue of Race. Ever since the Second World War and the Nazi’s use of “race” to exterminate millions of people, the mere… Read more »
Attilia Gogel, who teaches IB European History, worked with me on a timeline of 20th century historical events central to a novel that my IB class reads, The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Isiguro. I want students to look more closely at the Europeans’ developing ideas of government after WWI (as portrayed in the… Read more »
Traveling and learning is invigorating for teachers during summer months, and many of us have our own “wish list” of places we have heard about and want to truly understand. My husband, Matt, who teaches sixth grade language arts and social studies at Edgewood Intermediate School in Franklin Township, Indianapolis, and I, an English… Read more »
I found out about the West European Studies Center during a Martin Luther King Day workshop and when I discovered that there were grants available for special projects I decided to apply. Knowing that I would be traveling to Spain in June with students, I planned a project that I could accomplish during the trip… Read more »
This summer, thanks in part the Indiana University West European Studies National Resource Center Curriculum Grant, I was able to travel to Germany in order to complete my project entitled “Teaching Current Events in Germany Through Printed Media.” My intent was to travel to Germany in order to collect printed media, advertisements and newspaper articles in… Read more »
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West European Studies will be attending the Indiana Council for the Social Studies Conference in October as well as the Indiana Foreign Language Teachers Association Conference in November. Look for WEST’s display to find out more about upcoming events and opportunities for teachers!
The summer is slipping away fast, but the activity in the WEST office is certainly picking up as we prepare for a new academic year. In this update, we share a few more stories from our Summer FLAS (Foreign Language Area Scholarship) Fellows. *Incoming IU Graduate Student Jessica Fox participated in the Summer Dutch Institute… Read more »