Languages

School of Education works with area district to break down language barriers

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville School of Education is partnering with the Darlington (Wisconsin) Community School District to help break down language barriers.


Rescheduled LAE Faculty Forum to discuss knowledge and Nazism

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The College of Liberal Arts and Education Faculty Forum Series will conclude with a presentation on Thursday, April 13, by Dr. Michael Sharkey titled “What does knowledge have to do with Nazism?”


March LAE Faculty Forum to discuss literary and cultural depictions of women

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The College of Liberal Arts and Education 2022-2023 Faculty Forum Series will continue on Thursday, March 2 with a presentation by Dr. Chris Schulenburg and Dr. Alyssa Holan, titled “Business as Usual? Black Bodies Empowered in Nuestra Señora De La Noche.”


Schulenburg receives Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Award

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Dr. Chris Schulenburg, professor of Spanish at UW-Platteville, is one of four recipients across the UW System receiving the 2022 Alliant Energy James R. Underkofler Teaching Excellence award.


Butterfield selected to represent U.S. at world forum

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Senior Spencer Butterfield is one of only two student-athletes nationwide handpicked to represent the United States at the International University Sports Federation (FISU) World Forum in Costa Rica this spring.


Student spends unforgettable summer internship in Amazon Rainforest

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Spencer Butterfield had a summer internship experience like few others. Combining his double majors in sustainability and renewable energy systems and Spanish, he spent two months in the Amazon Rainforest, conducting research on solar panel policy in the rural community of Monterey, Peru.


Schulenburg publishes in forthcoming literature journal

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The work of Dr. Chris Schulenburg, professor of Spanish, will be published in the forthcoming issue of the journal, Studies in the 20th & 21st Century Literature. His article, "Inés del alma mía or How to Retrain the Chronicle," uses Chilean novelist Isabel Allende's book "Inés del alma mía" to create a new model for the Latin American chronicle. 


Pioneer Spotlight: Dr. Alyssa Holan

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Dr. Alyssa Holan, assistant professor of Spanish at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, has taught Spanish language courses and Peninsular literature and culture courses at the university since fall 2018.


Forum to explore how Colombian novel enhances understanding of history

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On Thursday, March 5, the College of Liberal Arts and Education will host a faculty forum, “Talking Bones: The Writing of Assassination in Colombia,” in Room 136 Doudna Hall from 5-6:30 p.m.


Schulenburg listens to slavery's Latin American ghosts in essay

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Dr. Chris Schulenburg, professor of Spanish at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, co-authored “It Hurts So Good: Resuscitating Female Slave Narratives in Fe en disfraz,” a scholarly article recently published in Arizona State University’s “Chasqui,” an academic journal devoted to Latin American literature.


Hooked on Books' benefits pre-service teachers, English language learners

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Seven University of Wisconsin-Platteville pre-service teachers gained experience working with seven elementary-aged English language learners, thanks to “Hooked on Books,” an after-school reading program held this spring at Westview Elementary School in Platteville.


Students learn strategies to teach English language learners

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Twenty-four University of Wisconsin-Platteville undergraduate students and three Master of Science in English Education students from China recently learned strategies to teach English language learners at a World-class Instructional Design and Assessment workshop, “Differentiation for Linguistically Diverse Students,” at UW-Platteville.