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2nd Annual Language Share Fair

April 15, 2014 | DCAL 102 Baker-Berry

*There are three separate registrations for this event. Please register for each session block (morning, lunch, afternoon) you wish to attend.  

Please register for the Morning Sessions here.

Please register for lunch and keynote presentation here.

Please register for the Afternoon Sessions here. 

8:30 AM          Opening remarks: Gail Gentes

8:45 – 9:45       Session 1

Experiential Language Learning Through Theater, Art and Story Telling

Chair: Elizabeth Polli, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Irasema Saucedo
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Story-Telling Through Still Images

Amelia Kahl
Hood Museum of Art
Language Learning at the Hood Museum of Art

Annabelle Cone
Making a Non-Dramatic Reading Meaningful Through Performance

10:00 – 11:00   Session 2

Culture, Literature, and Experiential Language Learning 

Chair: Lucas Hollister, Department of French and Italian

Gema Mayo-Prada
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
From a Novel to a Board Game: Bringing Authentic Communication to the Language Classroom

Natalia Monetti
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Buying Vocabulary: Costumers who Bought this Item also Bought…

Mayumi Ishida
Department of Asian and Middle Easter languages and Literatures
Incorporating Traditional Performing Arts into the Language Curriculum 

11:15 – 12:15 Session 3

Technology, Visual Arts and Experiential Language Learning 

Chair: Bruce Duncan, Department of German Studies

Kelly McConnell
Department of French and Italian
Mélikah Abdelmoumen: Blogging for the Roma in French 3 and French 8

Jill Baron, Carlos Minchillo, Rodolfo Franconi, Nikki Boots
Dartmouth Library, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Educational Technologies
Language learning Through Portuguese-Language Film: The Portuguese Language Films at Dartmouth (PLFD) Guide.

Fako Perez, Mike Goudzwaard
French and Italian Department and Educational Technologies
iDrill – Teaching Drill with the iPad 

12:30 – 1:45  Lunch and Keynote Speaker Event –  Lunch will be provided.

The Associate Dean of the Faculty for International and Interdisciplinary Studies, Prof. Lynn Higgins will introduce the keynote speaker:

Susanne Evan
Indiana University – Bloomington
“Much to do About Authenticity: Experiential Learning in the Drama-Oriented Language Classroom”

2:00 – 3:00 Session 4

Language in the Community and Beyond 

Chair: Nancy Canepa

Paloma Asensio
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Targeting Language Learning by Exposure to Specific Cultural Group Characteristics and Societal Needs

Lindsey Green
Tucker Foundation
“Explore. Share. Learn:” Opportunities for Community Engagement and Collaboration with the Tucker Foundation’s Language in Motion (LIM) program

Mike Wooten- Katharina Daub
The Global Village: a Place to Live and Learn Globally at Dartmouth

3:15 – 4:15     Session 5

Language learning in the world

Chair: Laure Marcellesi

Doug Moody
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Experiential Learning Through Service Learning in Nicaragua

James Dorsey
Department of Asian and Middle Easter languages and Literatures
First Encounters: Developing Skype-based Connection Prior to Study Abroad

Elizabeth Polli
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Reflecting, Writing and Imaging: a Cultural Reflection of Buenos Aires

4:15   Closing Remarks: Tania Convertini

Closing remarks will be followed by a wine and cheese reception.

Please join us in celebrating the 2014 Language Share Fair.