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February 20, 2019

2019 Heritage Language Symposium

Saturday, March 16, 2019

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Mary Gates Hall 241

University of Washington

Global Seal of Biliteracy Reception
Sponsored by
4:00-6:00 pm with light refreshments
University of Washington Mary Gates Hall Atrium (main floor)

The UW STARTALK program invites you to join language teaching colleagues from the University of Washington and around the state for our sixth STARTALK-sponsored symposium on working with heritage language learners. This year we are pleased to feature a variety of presentations and languages.

For more information, including a detailed agenda schedule, please visit Starlink here!

Sponsored by STARLINK Program, Language Learning Center, Spanish & Portuguese Studies, Center for Global Studies, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Center for Spanish Heritage Learning.

Writing Workshop | South & Southeast Asian Literature

Saturday, March 16, 2019

1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Hugo House, Seattle

The South and Southeast Asia Centers and Center for Global Studies at UW have a new partnership this year with Hugo House, a non-profit venue for readers and writers. Hugo Houses offers classes and workshops on a quarterly basis that are led by experienced local writers. This month, we are offering a half-day workshop at Hugo House on using South Asian and Southeast Asian literary materials in the classroom. This class is tailored to secondary school teachers, but all are welcome to attend.

The workshop is led by Sonora Jha and Peter Bacho. Sonora Jha is a Professor in the Department of Communications at Seattle University. She was a journalist in India and Singapore and is the author of the novel Foreign, which is based on her reportage in rural India. Peter Bacho is a Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at The Evergreen State College. His novel Cebu won an American Book Award.

The workshop will be held on Saturday, March 16 from 1:00-5:00 pm at Hugo House. The registration fee of $30 includes four Washington State clock hours. Teachers can register at:

Center for Global Studies

Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
University of Washington
Box 353650
Seattle WA, 98195-3650