"Incorporating Current Events into the Language Room"
Friday, Apr.7, 2017, 2:00-4:30 pm
Fine Arts Auditorium, FA 102
Keynote: "Teaching the Crisis: Literacy, Current Events, and Language Pedagogy" by Dr. Franklin L. Hess, Senior Lecturer of Instittue of European Studies and Coordinator of the Modern Greek Program at Indiana University
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Teaching the Crisis: Literacy, Current Events, and LanguagePedagogy
Senior Lecturer, Institute of European Studies
Coordinator, Modern Greek Program
Indiana University Bloomington
Franklin L.Hess is a Senior Lecturer in the Institute for European Studies and the Coordinator of the Modern Greek Program at Indiana University.
In addition to teaching language courses, he also teaches courses on Greek cinema and the history andanthropology of the food cultures of Greece.
His research interests include film, television, popular culture, and immigration. In his presentation, he will explore how teaching the crisis has forced him to change his classroom praxis.
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