Spring 2015: Recent ALC Graduate Passes the N1 Level of JLPT
A recent ALC graduate, Sarah Navidi, passed the N1 Level of the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) conducted in December 2014. The JLPT is the largest standard test that measures and certifies the Japanese-language proficiency of non-native Japanese speakers. There are five levels, and N1 is the highest level. The JLPT certification is recognized and accepted worldwide. Sarah graduated in 2013 with a BA in Japanese and a minor in education. She is currently working towards an elementary teaching license through the School of Education at CU Boulder. Congratulations, Sarah!
To learn more about JLPT, please visit www.jlpt.jp/e/.
Spring 2015: ALC Students Win CLS Scholarship To Study Hindi in Jaipur
Two of ALC's Hindi-Urdu students, Hannah Moench and Alison Hanson, have been selected by the The Critical Language Scholarship Program to study Hindi in Jaipur this summer. The CLS program is an extremely competitive national scholarship with the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and building relationships between the people of the United States and other countries. Congratulations, Hannah and Alison!
Fall 2014: Students Begin Korean Conversation Club
Students begin a Korean Conversation Club which is an official group on campus for anyone in the CU and Boulder community interested in Korean language and culture. The primary goal is to create a comfortable space where people can practice speaking Korean together and discuss language and culture. The meetings are structured so that anyone and everyone of all skill levels can participate and learn - there are members from every level, from just beginning to very advanced. Details about this group can be found on Facebook. The Korean Conversation Club meets every Thursday & Friday during the Fall semester from 5:00-8:00pm in HALE 260.
Spring 2014: Four CU Students Win CLS Grants To Study Critically Needed Languages - Two Are ALC Students Going To China!
7 of the 13 languages deemed critically important by the Department of State are taught in the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations... Read the Full Story Here.
Fall 2013: Hindi Students Begin Bollywood Club
Bollywood club meets every Thursday in HUMN 145 from 6pm-9pm. We aim to promote Indian language (Hindi) and culture through Bollywood movies. If you like unexplained dance scenes or gravity defying action, then you should totally join! (Note: Bollywood does not encompass all of Indian cinema and Hindi is only one of hundreds of languages in India.) For more information, email us at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here’s a tentative list of movies we will be showing this semester: Swades, Lakshyam, Rang De Basanti, Zindagi na milegi dobara, and Jodha Akbar.
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Recent ALC Graduate
Passes Highest Level of
Proficiency Test (JLPT)
CU Boulder Alumna passes the N1 Level of JLPT conducted in December 2014.
JLPT is the largest standard test that measures and certifies the Japanese-language proficiency of non-native Japanese speakers. Read more about this achievement here.
ALC Students Win
To Study Hindi in Jaipur
Two of ALC's Hindi-Urdu students has been selected by the The Critical Language Scholarship Program to study Hindi in Jaipur this summer. This is an extremely competitive national scholarship; read more about this here.
Prof. Matthias L. Richter,
whose recent book
The Embodied Text: Establishing Textual identity in Early Chinese Manuscripts
has received honorable mention for the 2015 Levenson Book Prize from the
Association for Asian Studies.
Details of this honor can be found here.
Dr. Michiko Kaneyasu,
recipient of the Association For Asian Studies' Hamako Ito Chaplin Memorial Award for Excellence in Japanese Language Teaching for 2014
Dr. Laurel Rodd,
awarded the Japanese Foreign Minister's Commendation for 2014 in recognition for her outstanding contributions to the promotion of mutual understanding and goodwill between the people of Japan and the United States.
More about this well-deserved recognition can be found here.