MLC Events Fall 2011

Workshops and panels organized around major topics of professional interest

“Women and Men Talking at Work” – Professor Deborah Tannen
Date:        Friday, Sept 2nd
Time:        12:30 – 2pm
Location:    Poulton 230

Being Resilient While Crossing Cultures: Peace Corps’ Participatory Activities for Training Staff and Volunteers
Date:         October 19, 2011
Time:        6:30 – 8:30pm
Location:    Peace Corps Headquarters 1111 20th Street, NWWashington, DC 20526
Facilitators:     Judee Blohm, Publication Specialist, Peace Corps
Shilpa Alimchandani, Cross-Cultural & Diversity Training Specialist, Peace Corps
Steven Moles, Senior Advisor, Human Resources, Catholic Relief Services

MLC Career Panel Discussion: Language and Government Careers
Date:        Wednesday, Nov 9th
Time        6:30 – 8:00pm
Location:    Poulton 230
Participants:    Representatives from State Dept, Census Bureau, FBI, & DARPA

Museum Event: RACE: “Are We so Different?” Exhibit
Date:        Friday, Nov 18th
Time:        3:30 – 5:30pm
Location:    National Museum of Natural History, 1400 Constitution Ave NW
Facilitator:    David LaCroix, Ph. D. Training and Programming Coordinator at
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

MLC Brown Bag workshops: Smaller, more informal discussions – bring your lunch!

Linguist, Know Thyself – Grad School in Context
Time:        Tuesday, Sept 13th, 12:30 – 2pm
Location:    Poulton 255

Academic Research and Writing
Time:        Tuesday, Oct 11th, 12:30 – 2pm
Location:    Poulton 255

Time:        Tuesday, Nov 8th, 12:30 – 2pm
Location:    Poulton 255

Finals De-Stress Time
Time:        Tuesday, Dec 6th, 12:30 – 2pm
Location:    Poulton 255