Reimagining the annual language symposium, supporting students with disabilities, advances in migrant education - these are just a few of the stories involving students, faculty, and alumni of the TESOL and TFL programs in the newest edition of Discourse and Repartée.
The Middlebury Institute community is mourning the loss of beloved long-time faculty member Edgard Coly, who is remembered as an exceptional educator, and a patient and generous mentor whose influence transcended the classroom.
As a Davis Fellow for Peace, Middlebury Institute alumna Danika Robison documented a story of injustice, unionization and the hard-fought preservation of a Pre-Inca language and culture in Ecuador. The documentary short film, Kawasakunchik, is an official selection in the Smithsonian’s Mother Tongue Film Festival.
What started out as a class project for Middlebury Institute students Helen Bartlett and Meng Zhang, Translators for Elders is a new crowdsourcing initiative to provide translation services for older citizens, bridging an important and often overlooked language barrier.
The new Cyber Collaborative at the Middlebury Institute will serve as a hub for cybersecurity activity across disciplines and degree programs and is led by Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies Professor Philipp Bleek.
The Middlebury Institute community mourns the loss of honorary degree recipient and friend of the Institute, Judge Juan Guzmán Tapia, who first prosecuted former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet for killings and human rights offenses.
Middlebury Institute faculty members Jason Martel and Deniz Ortaçtepe co-edited a special isssue of TESOL Journal exploring the transformative potential of English Language Teaching for Social Justice.