We invite alumni and friends of the Language Schools to join us for a virtual webinar. All events are in English unless specified. More events and details with be added throughout the summer. If you have questions, please contact email@example.com.
1:30–3:00 p.m. EDT
Professor Kris Aric Knisely, University of Arizona, will discuss gender-just language teaching and his research into the ways that non-binary speakers of French are presently challenging, subverting, and adapting a grammatically binary linguistic system. This event is part of the Middlebury/ACTFL research forum. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
7:00–8:00 p.m. EDT
The School of Abenaki is a 2-week program that will finish on July 9. Please join us live on the Middlebury Language Schools—YouTube.
4:00-5:00 p.m. EDT
Guest historians will share the history and cultural significance of the physical centers of Chinese culture and community in the northeastern United States — Boston and New York’s Chinatowns.
10:00-11:00 a.m. EDT
Geoffrey Khan, Regius Professor of Hebrew at the University of Cambridge, will present a lecture titled, “A short history of the pronunciation of Hebrew.”
6:30–7:30 p.m. EDT
Per Urlaub: Associate Dean of Language Schools
Urlaub will moderate a panel of Middlebury Language Schools alumni and discuss how students use language in their career paths.
9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT
The Salaam Ensemble, fronted by Ken Habib of California Polytechnic State University, will be performing a virtual concert. Please email email@example.com for more information and the login.
11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. EDT
Professor Viola Huang, University of Passau (Germany), will discuss the history of Black People in Germany and the Black Lives Matter movement. Event in German.
7:00-8:00 p.m. EDT
Attend a lecture with Gisèle Pineau, a world-renown author from Guadeloupe (French Caribbean). Event in French.
7:30-9:30 p.m. EDT
Concert in Hebrew.
8:30-9:30 PM EDT
This event will be livestreamed on the Middlebury Language Schools YouTube. Event in Spanish.
1:00–2:00 p.m. EDT
Kaoru Ishibashi will give a performance and lecture on researching and integrating 日系人の強制収用 (Japanese American Incarceration) into his music. Ishibashi created “Omoiyari” - a feature length documentary that covers the scope of Japanese American minority identity. Please join us live on the School of Japanese Language Schools—YouTube.
2:30-3:30 PM EST
4:00-5:00 p.m. EDT
Guest community leaders will share ways in which artistic spaces and communities, including Boston’s Pao Arts Center and New York’s W.O.W Project, whose founder’s family business was recently featured in Vogue magazine alongside other multigenerational teams of women working hard for Chinatown’s future.
11:00 a.m.-noon EDT
4:00-5:00 PM EDT
Shushana Manakhimova / Шушана Манахимова (Berlin, Germany). Lecture and discussion will be conducted in Russian. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for event registration.