Newsletter: October 2018 – Language of Learning

Alec Devaprasad, Leo Oliveira, Patrick Urbine, Megwen Loveless, and Maura Skye Turner

From the Rhythms of Brazil to the Classroom

Sophomore Patrick Urbine (center) reflects on how his participation in the Brazilian Music Ensemble has enhanced his Portuguese studies, from listening and speaking the language, to a greater understanding of the country's culture.

Dread Scott

Exploring the Power of Art at ASAP/10

Contemporary artists Trevor Paglen and Dread Scott (above) presented lectures at Tulane on the intersections of art, power, surveillance, and activism last week as part of the ASAP/10 Conference.

Greta LaFleur

Sexual Violence in Literature & Law

Yale University's Greta LaFleur challenged students and peers to imagine a new language surrounding sexual violence in her recent lecture "Ugly Histories" on Tulane's uptown campus.

Tulane students painting matryoshka dolls

Practicing Russian Through Cultural Activities

From painting matryoshka dolls and sampling traditional foods, Russian language students participate in project-based learning at the New Orleans Russian Community Center.

Dean Edwards shares highlights with faculty and students

Catching Up With Dean Edwards

"Do we need language requirements for a global education?" Dean Edwards shares highlights from his keynote lecture as part of International Education Week, the importance of language learning, and how our faculty are creating engaging ways for students to learn language and culture.

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