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Language Commons Newsletter now available

Tue Aug 15 to Fri Dec 15

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The first Language Commons newsletter is now available! The Fall 2017 LC Newsletter includes information about our Tuesday, 10/24 grand opening, the ibtiKart resource cart, and upcoming language-related events. 

Click here to access the .pdf newsletter.

Click on links inside the document for more information.

FLAVA Conference

Thu Oct 05 to Sat Oct 07
College of William and Mary, Williamsburg

The annual Foreign Language Association of Virginia conference will be held at at William and Mary, October 5-7, 2017. More information:

UVA will be represented at FLAVA  with presentations from UVA faculty Ruth Ferree (Curry School), Tomoko Marshall and Mieko Kawai (DEALLC), and Hope Fitzgerald (Language Commons) & Michael Marsh-Soloway (UVA PhD and former Lab Coordinator, now University of Richmond).

ACTFL Annual Convention, Nashville, TN

Thu Nov 16 to Sun Nov 19
Music City Center, Nashville, TN

The annual convention of the American Council on the Teachign of Foreign Languages is coming up!  This international event will bring together more than 7,000 language educators from all languages. ACTFL's goal is "to provide a comprehensive professional development experience that will have an impact on language educators at all levels of teaching and in turn help their students to succeed in their language learning process." Journalist Bill Weir will be the keynote speaker. Learn more, and sign up, at