New IUPUI certificate program addresses need for translation professionals

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INDIANAPOLIS — The current demand for skilled language translators far outweighs the supply available, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics has indicated that employment of interpreters and translators is projected to grow 46 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. A new certificate offered by the Department of World […]

Italian Film Festival returns to IUPUI for fourth year

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Italian Film Festival returns to Indianapolis for a fourth year April 24 with a slate of six films running through May 3. Indianapolis is one of 12 cities around the nation hosting the Italian Film Festival USA. The festival is a collaboration between the IU School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue […]

Partnership links to global opportunities

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A partnership linking the School of Engineering and Technology and the Department of World Languages and Cultures in the School of Liberal Arts has given four IUPUI students intriguing international experiences as they prepare to graduate in 2015. A dual-degree program between the engineering school and German, Spanish and French language programs opened the doors […]

IUPUI 11th Annual International Festival Features Richard Kiely and Susan Sutton

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You are invited to join us at the IUPUI International Festival on Thursday, Feb. 19th and the concurrent International Lecture Series! Speakers include Dr. Richard Kiely, Director of Engaged Learning & Research at Cornell presenting on “Facilitating Transformational Learning in Global Service-Learning: Lessons Learned in the Field” and “Toward a Critical Global Citizenship: Opportunities and […]

Researching and Teaching Intercultural Competence and 8th Intercultural Rhetoric and Discourse Conference

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International scholars will headline an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis conference, discussing the role of cultural knowledge and intercultural communication as well as the intersection of language and culture in community settings. The conference aims to help university teachers, school teachers and other professionals adapt the latest thinking about the integration of cultural studies into professional […]

italian film fest 2014

2014 Italian Film Festival schedule announced

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The Italian program in the Department of World Languages and Cultures at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will host the Italian Film Festival, April 12 through May 10. The festival showcases nine films, including two documentaries. “Once again the program in Italian brings a taste of Europe to IUPUI and Indianapolis with this year’s edition of […]