DML News

Challenges & Opportunities, the UNI Language Teaching Roundtable will be on Monday, April 8, 2013 in Seerley Hall 212 from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.   Presenters will be Elaine Tarone, John Levis, Judith Liskin-Gasparro, and Cheryl Roberts



L&L Professor Jim O'Loughlin will read from his science fiction novel-in-progress, The Cord, on Thursday, March 14 at 8 p.m. at Red Cedar Books on 220 East 4th St. in Waterloo.


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.

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