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.
1) Classics Lecture
This lecture will be given by Rex Stem, Associate Professor Of Classics, from the University of California – Davis. The title of this lecture is “The Republican Imperialism of Julius Caesar”.
When: Thursday, March 27 @ 3:30pm
Location: Room 159 Education Building
2) Species Invasion: From Global Patterns to Local Consequences
This lecture will be given by Dov Sax, Director of the Center for Environmental Studies at Brown University.
When: Thursday, March 27th @ 3:30pm
Location:Great Hall, Memorial Union
3) WUD Film Presents: Damage Control
The films of Adam Paradis & JB Mabe – presented by the filmmakers!
From Super 8 to 16mm to 35mm (with chunks of video thrown in for good measure), Paradis and Mabe calculatingly careen between film formats and cinematic styles. Both filmmakers will present work of crafty poetic documents and playful and lively found-footage.
When: Thursday, March 27th @ 7pm
Location: The Marquee, Union South
4) Distinguished Lecture Series Presents: Alice Waters
Alice Louise Waters is currently one of the most visible supporters of the organic food movement, and has written several books on food and cooking. She is one of the most well-known food activists in the United States and around the world.
When: Thursday, March 27th @ 7:30pm
Location: Varsity Hall, Union South
5) AIESEC Talk: Discussion about human rights in Latin America
This AIESEC Talk features Carly Kragthorpe, a Teacher Adviser for the Spanish Department. This talk will focus on are the immigration issues into the United States, gender and sexuality struggles in Nicaragua and Costa Rica, and other human rights issues in Latin America. AIESEC is a student organization that facilitates working and volunteering abroad. With AIESEC, you can help these human rights issues while gaining leadership and immersing yourself into a cultural environment.
When: Friday, March 28th @ 3pm
Location: Room 1270 Grainger Hall
6) Public Address on US – Africa Policy
This lecture on U.S. Africa policy by U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield is free and open to the public. Thomas-Greenfield, a Wisconsin alumna, will be introduced by Emeritus Professor of Political Science Crawford Young, who was her UW graduate adviser.
When: Friday, March 28th @ 4pm
Location: Alumni Lounge, Pyle Center