Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

The Academic Year 2021-22 and Summer 2021 FLAS competition is now closed. The FLAS competition will open for Academic Year 2022-23 and Summer 2022 applications on November 1, 2021. The...
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Hannah Bassett: “Why I am Learning Tagalog”

July 21, 2017

Posted by: rldavis

Hannah Bassett and friend Jessica at Navotas Fish Port Complex, Manila, Philippines

“…being able to converse in ‘Taglish,’ the commonly spoken combination of Tagalog and English, has allowed people I’ve spoken with to represent their experience accurately, without being white-washed.” Hannah Bassett,

Is the U.S. Ready for an Arctic Oil Spill?

July 10, 2017

Posted by: monick

Arctic Oil Spill

“It seemed truly like the ending of a world. Seabirds were dying by the thousands in the muck. Vast stocks of salmon and herring and halibut would perish next.” This description in National