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May 2015 newsletter

May 11, 2015

Q&A with Bruno Perreau by Stanford Humanities Center.

April 29, 2015

Perreau’s research investigates the relationship between national identity in France and fears of homosexuality and gay parenthood.

Boston Globe article...

April 25, 2015

Panel with Killer Mike moderated by Ian Condry

Primate communication and human language

April 24, 2015
Noam Chomsky and Shigeru Miyagawa interviewed on podcast

GSL announces prize winners

April 23, 2015

Recognizing academic excellence among undergraduates

Human language evolution

March 20, 2015

Article in Frontiers in Psychology by Miyagawa and Nóbrega

New Cynthia Reed Chair in French Studies and Language

January 23, 2015

Bruno Perreau to be inaugural holder of the Cynthia Reed Chair

Connecting Language Learners Around the World

January 5, 2015

Takako Aikawa and three collaborators awarded MISTI Hayashi Seed Fund for project "Connecting Language Learners Around the World: The Curriculum & Evaluation of JaJan"

The political economy of “marriage for all”

December 29, 2014

Brunu Perreau publishes new article in journal. This article shows that the French government and opponents of “marriage for all” shared the same depoliticized register of discourse.

Isabelle de Courtivron Prize seeks submissions of student writing

December 5, 2014

Deadline February 17, 2015

Flipping a classroom enhances student and faculty experience

November 24, 2014

MIT News profiles Shigeru Miyagawa's Visualizing Japan

GSLers present research

November 24, 2014

Cultura português

November 24, 2014

MIT students learn about Portuguese culture

Apply by Oct. 10 for January Scholars in France!

October 10, 2014

Visit Paris during IAP!

Ian Condry to speak at Columbia

October 9, 2014

The future of media: through Japanese popular culture

GSL in the news: Professor Ian Condry

October 9, 2014

Quoted in Huffington Post article on Japanese pop phenomenon

Capoeira comes to MIT

October 3, 2014

Brazilian martial arts form shown to MIT students

Punk and the Post-Socialist Condition

September 23, 2014

Paloma Duong to present paper at "Bodies-in-transit" conference

Q & A with legendary Japanese punk band Shonen Knife

September 23, 2014

Naoko, Ritsuko, and Emi discuss the band's history and their influences

News Roundup

September 19, 2014

L'adoption internationale est-elle en voie de disparition?

September 16, 2014

The End of International Adoption?: Interview with Bruneau Perreau in Alternatives Economiques

9,000 register for 'Visualizing Japan' online course

September 8, 2014

...with over 1,000 postings by learners in the first three days!

New faces

September 2, 2014

GSL welcomes new instructors for fall 2014!

Condry Participates in Media Mix

August 12, 2014

Ian Condry participated in the University of Tokyo's Media Mix summer program.

Where my grandfather grew up

August 1, 2014

Chandler Schlupf, ‘14, 2014 GSL Award for Excellence winner, reports on her trip to Portugal.

Professor Elizabeth Garrels to retire after 35 years at MIT

May 15, 2014

Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, dedicated professor, lifelong learner

They are excellent!

April 24, 2014

GSL recognizes top language students, winners of the de Courtivron Writing Prize, and January Scholars in France participants...

We explored the sights, sounds, tastes of Paris

January 1, 2014

January Scholars in France during IAP 2014