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 FIFTH Extensive Listening Log opportunity of the session – make sure you talk to your teacher about when your ELL is due.
1) GO BIG READ: I AM MALALA by Malala Yousafzai Panel Discussion
This year’s Go Big Read book looks at the issues surrounding education of girls in Pakistan. This panel will continue that discussion by looking at how libraries and information services are helping to empower women and girls around the globe. Karla Strand, UW Gender & Women’s Studies Librarian, and Araceli Alonso, Associate Professor and founder of Health by Motorbike in Kenya, will be among the panelists. Come listen and enjoy light refreshments. Free.
When: Tuesday, Feb 10 6-7:30pm
Location: Room 460 Memorial Library
2) “Road Blocks and Roses Along the Silk Road”
Public Lecture by Madeline Uraneck, International Education Specialist
The years since 1991 have brought fascinating changes to places once on the ancient Silk Road, as countries like Turkmenistan and the Kyrgyz Republic, with deep traditional and ethnic ties, have moved into a post-Soviet era, meeting challenges and stepping through doors of opportunity. Uraneck will share reflections on women’s culture, nomadic lifestyles, Islamic heritage, and Presidential elections.
When: Tuesday, February 10 from 7pm-8:45pm
Location: Madison Public Library, Room 301
3) WUD Film and the Social Cinema Series Present: “If You Build It” (2013)
4) Darwin Day 2015: Islands and Isolation “Tree of Life” Activity
Time: 2:30pm-5:15 p.m