ALS 500 & 600 ELL #4 (Summer 2)

Welcome to ALS 500 & 600! You are in the right place if you are looking for your extensive listening opportunities. If you are not an ALS 500 or 600 student that’s ok – you can still attend these events if you would like. If you are an ALS 500 or 600 student, you need to attend one of the events from the list below. After you attend one of these events, write a brief summary and reaction – you can ask your teacher if you have any questions about this. This is the FOURTH Extensive Listening Log opportunity of the session – make sure you talk to your teacher about when your ELL is due. Most ELLs are due next Thursday, JULY 31st.

1) Lecture: Varanasi’s Tiny Temples and the Holiness of Hinduism’s Holiest City

Chris Haskett will present this lecture.

When: Friday, July 25th @ 1:30pm

Location: Room 206 Ingraham Hall

2) Historic Architecture Tours

Explore Madison’s historic neighborhoods, commercial districts, and the UW’s traditional campus with experienced and enthusiastic docents. Our tours have become a highlight for visitors and residents who want a deeper look at Madison’s cultural,architectural, and development history.

When & Where: Click here for the schedule of tours.

Costs: Tours are $10 for adults, $5 for students (Bring your WESLI ID)

3) Arboretum Walk: Greene Prairie and the Grady Knolls

Free naturalist-led hike. Prairie dock is prolific on Greene Prairie; with its bright-yellow blooms and broad, rough leaves, it dominates the vista. Looking closer brings dozens of other species into view. Meet at the Grady Tract parking lot located at the southeast corner of the Beltline and Seminole Hwy intersection. No facilities at tour site; some sloping terrain.

When: Sunday, July 27th @ 1pm

Location: Grady Tract parking lot (SE corner of Seminole Hwy and Beltline frontage road), UW-Madison Arboretum

4) Pinterest Party: Multimedia Art Tile Collage

Unleash your creative spirit! Local artist Maureen Tillman leads this fun multimedia workshop where you’ll create your very own tile collage that represents your dreams. Leave with a beautiful piece of art that showcases your unique personality and will remind you of the passions you are pursuing in your life. We’ll provide the supplies – you bring your creativity!

When: Sunday, July 27th @ noon

Location: Dream Bank Building (on the corner of E. Wash and Pinckney)

*If you would like to attend this event, please register here.

5) WESLI Documentary Series

When: Tuesday, July 29th @ 1pm and 3pm

Location: Room 102

6) Lecture: The Indus Civilization and its Writing

Mark Kenoyer, Director of SASLI will discuss the recent discoveries and controversies sounding the Indus Civilization Writing.

When: Wednesday, July 30th @ 1:45pm

Location: Room 206 Ingraham Hall

7) Wednesday Nite @ the Lab

This week, Paul Clark, from the School of Medicine and Public Health, will discuss Cancer Stem Cells as a Model to Develop Novel Brain Tumor Treatments.

When: Wednesday, July 30th @ 7pm

Location: Room 1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building