DML News

The Department of Languages & Literatures is currently accepting submissions for the 2013 UNI Literary Prizes. All English and TESOL majors and minors are eligible.  Deadline is March 15.


The TESOL club offers conversation and/or homework help to English Language Learners on Thursdays 4:00 - 5:00 outside the International Services Office on the upper level of Maucker Union. 


Spring 2013 Bilingual
(Spanish/English) Film Series

All films will be screened at 7:00 p.m. in the Center for Multicultural Education at UNI except for Border War, The 800 Mile Wall, Bread and Roses, and A Day Without a Mexican, which will be hosted in Sabin 134.


UNI is pleased to again offer the Master of Arts: Teaching English in Secondary Schools to a new cohort beginning Summer 2013.


Jason Bradford, a recent L&L creative writing M.A graduate, The Inhabitants by Jason Bradfordwill be launching his new poetry chapbook, The Inhabitants, at the Final Thursday Reading Series on Thursday, Jan. 31 @ 7 p.m. at the Hearst Center for the Arts.

This coming Spring, UNI will offer a Spanish language course aimed at students who grew up speaking Spanish. Students who complete this course may qualify to earn up to 21 Spanish credits. Interested students must contact Prof. Juan Carlos Castillo in order to register.

The latest edition of the North American Review audio podcast is now available for streaming or download.  Hosted by L&L's Jeremy Schraffenberger, the podcast features two poems by Ira Sukrungruang and an editors' roundtable discussion on literary fiction, genre fiction and film adaptations.  Click here to access the podcast.

The DLL is proud to celebrate in the accomplishments of our faculty and students who have recently received awards. Associate Professor Jim O'Loughlin received a Veridian Award for Community Engagement in recognition of his work with the Final Thursday Reading Series, now in its second decade, and Professor Vince Gotera will receive the 2012-13 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence.

Students who wish to take an on-line language proficiency examination may do so by clicking the link below and inserting the password "panthers1" at the prompt. The instructions for this process are also included in UNI's Schedule of Classes for each of the first-year language courses (in French, German, and Spanish).

CLICK HERE to access the language proficiency examination, using the password "panthers1".

DLL Associate Professor Adrienne Lamberti has been selected as a finalist for the 2011 Pioneer Hi-Bred Iowa Women of Innovation Awards. Congratulations on your selection as a finalist, Adrienne!

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