GE CLAS Core: World Languages

Learn more about how our programs can satisfy the General Education CLAS Core requirement in World Languages.

News and Announcements

2022 Midwest University Chinese Speech Contest

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Three students from Chinese program at the University of Iowa participated in the 2022 Midwest University Chinese Speech Contest on May 14 and won a First Prize, a Second Prize, and a Third Prize. The contest consisted of two components: an original speech delivered in Chinese and a performance of a talent related to Chinese language and culture. Competing against 51 contestants from Mid-west universities across six states, the UI students demonstrated their Chinese speaking ability as well as their knowledge and passion of Chinese culture and tradition. Congratulations on their wonderful achievement! 

The 2022 IOWA Chinese Teaching and Research Symposium

Thursday, May 12, 2022
The 2022 Iowa Chinese Teaching and Research Symposium was held at the University of Iowa on April 23rd, 2022. It was organized by the Chinese program at the Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literature and sponsored by the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies. The symposium provided a platform for Iowa Chinese educators to exchange their Chinese teaching and research perspectives and products as well as to facilitate academic dialogue between secondary and college educators in the State of Iowa.

Russian Language Olympiada Winners

Monday, April 25, 2022
Eight University of Iowa students of Russian participated in 8 in the University of Pittsburgh's recent Russian Language Olympiada. Competing in three categories –poem recital, culture project presentation, and an interview– with students from around the country, our students earned medals.

Upcoming Events

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Lunar New Year Celebration

Thursday, February 9, 2023 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Virtual
All across Asia, the arrival of spring is celebrated, and for Chinese, Korean, and various Southeast Asian communities, it is marked with the beginning of the new year on the lunar calendar. 
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2023 International Roundtable on Chinese Applied Linguistics (K-16)

Saturday, April 22 8:20am to Sunday, April 23, 2023 5:20pm
University Capitol Centre
The 2023 International Roundtable on Chinese Applied Linguistics (K-16) brings scholars and teachers in the field to share their research an practices at the University of Iowa.
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