A Look Back at Past World Languages Days

A Look Back: World Languages Day 2012

600+ Wisconsin high school students and teachers gathered on November 7 in Union South for a thrilling day of languages and related international topics. Read more>

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A Look Back: World Languages Day 2011

700+ Wisconsin high school students and teachers gathered on November 16 in the beautiful, new Union South for an exhilarating day of languages and related international topics. Read more>

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A Look Back: World Languages Day 2010

Over 600 Wisconsin high school students and teachers gathered on the UW-Madison campus for a day of interactive workshops, mini-language lessons and performances. Learn more>

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A Look Back: World Languages Day 2009(II)

On Wednesday, November 18, over 700 Wisconsin high school students and teachers attended the ninth World Languages Day. Learn more >

A Look Back: World Languages Day 2009

On Monday, April 22, over 600 Wisconsin high school students and teachers attended the eighth annual World Languages Day. Learn more >

Student and Javanese dancers

A Look Back: World Languages Day 2008

On Tuesday, April 22, over 700 Wisconsin high school students and teachers attended the seventh annual World Languages Day. Learn more >

Students in Kangas

A Look Back: World Languages Day 2007

On Thursday, April 19th, UW-Madison welcomed 25 high schools for a rich day of language, literature, and culture for the sixth annual World Languages Day. Learn more >

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A Look Back: World Languages Day 2006

On Thursday, April 20th, UW-Madison welcomed close to 720 Wisconsin high school visitors for an exciting day of language, literature, culture, and Big Red spirit. Learn more >

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A Look Back: World Languages Day 2005

On Thursday, April 14 more than 720 high school students from 24 Wisconsin high schools celebrated language, literature and culture with UW-Madison faculty, staff, and students at World Languages Day 2005. Learn more >

WLD 2004 participants at Norwegian session

A Look Back: World Languages Day 2004

The College of Letters & Science hosted high school students and teachers from across the state to get a sample from over 60 languages taught at UW-Madison, on Tuesday, April 13. For the UW's third-annual World Languages Day, more than 650 students from Wisconsin Rapids to Cuba City gathered to participate in this all-day event. Learn more >

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World Languages Day 2013 was funded in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Humanities Council, with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this project do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The Wisconsin Humanities Council supports and creates programs that use history, culture, and discussion to strengthen community life for everyone in Wisconsin.

 

 

 

World Languages Day is a program of the UW-Madison Language Institute
Robert Howell, Director

 

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