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VIEWPOINT: Combat Curricular Eurocentrism

One of the supposed hallmarks of our university is its international focus and unwavering dedication to creating capable students who can thrive anywhere. Yet a look at the languages offered at Georgetown clearly indicates that our university is not as truly committed to the global perspective as it openly boasts.[Read More…]

by October 24, 2017 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Former FLL Dean James Alatis died at the age of 88.

Alatis, 88, Fostered Linguistics Growth

When James E. Alatis graduated from the University of West Virginia in 1948, Georgetown was still a year away from establishing its School of Languages and Linguistics. Today, there are 105 students majoring in linguistics at Georgetown, and countless more studying foreign languages. In his 46 years at Georgetown, Alatis[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Language Lab Enhances Learning

Every semester, Georgetown language students dish out $70 in lab fees, but many have never seen the inside of the lab room. In an era of continuously emerging technologies, the language lab could seem antiquated, a last vestige of teaching strategies from the 1970s – and students are increasingly dismissive[Read More…]

by October 8, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News