The discussion is led by
- Dr. Martha Nyikos, Associate Professor, School of Education, will guide discussion about maintaining languages already studied while learning new ones.
- Jack Rosswurm, M.A. student, Institute for European Studies, will present on the topic “Disparate Languages for Determined Learners: Experiences Learning Unrelated Languages" based on his experience of learning German and Estonian, and will lead a conversation about learning significantly different languages.
- Alvise Stefani, Ph.D. candidate in Italian Studies, Department of French and Italian, will conduct a discussion on the topic “"Depth or breadth? Focusing on one or two languages vs getting broad experience in many” based on his personal experience of learner of both dead and alive languages.
Each topic will be repeated three times, and participants will be able to move from one conversation to another during 5-minute break depending on their interests. This hybrid event will be held both in person in three Ballantine Hall rooms (starting from BH 403), and in Zoom breakout rooms
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Registration will be closed by 2pm(6/7) due to food ordering concerns.
Part of the event would be held in group discussions. If you are not familiar with Zoom sessions, please read the guide before the event.
Food and drinks provided starting from 5:30pm