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Fall 2011, LING 3721 - Bilingualism

Fall 2011

LING 3721 Bilingualism

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM T Th
3 credits, (Class Number 26610)

(09/06/2011 - 12/14/2011),
Peik Hall 335
TCEASTBANK

Dr. Indira Y. Junghare, Professor Office Hours: 2:15 - 3:00 p.m. (T & Th)
Sociolinguistics Email: jungh001@umn.edu
113 Nolte Center

Prereq: 1701 or 3001 or 3001H or 5001 or the Instructor's consent

This course is concerned with sociolinguistic approaches to the study of bilingualism; language ecology in multilingual societies; language in the bilingual individual; language in ethnic conflict; and public policy and planning issues related to multilingualism.

The course is intended for advanced undergraduates, especially those interested in languages and linguistics, and for graduate students in linguistics, language and literature, international studies, education and related areas. The textbook will be Carol Myers-Scotton's Multiple Voices: An Introduction to Bilingualism (Blackwell, 2006).

For more information, please contact: jungh001@umn.edu

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
3:00pm-4:30pm
STSS Bldg Room 131B
Snacks will be served

MCAE will be hosting an event where students can learn more about graduate school and have the opportunity to ask questions from current graduate students in the different programs at the U of M graduate and professional schools. Receive answers to questions like, "Why attend graduate school", "how is being a graduate student different from being an undergraduate student", "what should I be doing now to prepare for my future?" You are invited to attend, please RSVP at the link below:

https://spreadsheets.google.com/a/umn.edu/viewform?hl=en&formkey=dGQ1M052TDZYVkNLdXRtY0F6NElvdlE6MQ#gid=0

Exam Jam is coming soon! Walk-in Hours for Finals.

Exam Jam is coming soon!

Stressed out about finals? Come study with us at Exam Jam! Tutors and consultants will be available in math, science, social science, and other courses, along with practice tests, food and snacks!

See you there!

WHEN & WHERE:

Saturday, May 7, 2010

9am to 1pm at MCAE (140 Appleby)

1pm to 5pm at SMART Learning Commons (204 Walter Library)

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GET READY! Both MCAE and SMART Learning Commons have walk-in hours through the last day of classes. SMART Learning Commons also offers exam review sessions for selected courses.

WALK-IN HOURS:

MCAE Instructional Center: http://blog.lib.umn.edu/mcae/mcae/instructional-center.html

SMART Learning Commons: http://www.tc.umn.edu/~smartlc/plc-schedule/

EXAM REVIEW SESSIONS (selected courses):

Reserve your spot at https://wiki.umn.edu/PAL

Exam Jam is presented by the Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence (MCAE) in partnership with SMART Learning Commons. The Exam Jam session from 9am to 1pm is co-sponsored by the student organizations In the Mix and MANRRS (Minorities in Agricultural, Natural Resources and Related Sciences)

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The final film in the 2011 AICH Film Series is The Way of the Warrior.

Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Time: 5:30pm refreshments served, 6:00 pm film starts
Location: Bell Museum of Natural History Auditorium

AICH proudly presents a Q & A with Jim Northrup, who appears in the film.

Jim Northrup, Anishinaabe, writes a syndicated column, Fond du Lac Follies, which is distributed in the The Circle, The Native American Press, and News From Indian Country. Fond du Lac Follies was named Best Column at the 1999 Native American Journalists Association convention. In 1990-1992, Jim worked as a roster artist for the COMPAS Writer in the Schools Program. He has been a Mentor in the Loft Inroads Program, a Judge for the Lake Superior Contemporary Writers Series and The Jerome Fellowship, and a Member of the Minnesota State Arts Board Prose Panel. Jim also has given radio commentaries on the Superior Radio Network, National Public Radio, Fresh Air Radio, and the BBC-Scotland.

Jim Northrup visit is co-sponsored by the University of Minnesota Office for Equity and Diversity and the University Libraries.

INROADS Internship Opportunities

Welcome to your NEXT LEVEL OF OPPORTUNITY.

We know what you are facing in this economy and we want to help you prepare your students for an excellent career. With INROADS, not only do students gain a personal advisor, unique skills training, a corporate mentor, and access to scholarships and tutoring, but INROADS Interns gain access to full-time jobs!

Internship Opportunities Available Now:

Business Majors including Finance, Accounting and more

  • Need sophomore undergraduate students majoring in Finance with a 3.0+ GPA for a paid internship position with a large financial company this summer and able to work part time during the school year.
  • Need sophomore undergraduate students majoring in Accounting or Finance with a 3.2+ GPA for a paid internship position with a large manufacturing company.
  • Need sophomore or junior undergraduate student majoring Accounting or Finance with a 3.0+ GPA for a paid internship position with a large Health Care company.


  • Need college sophomore undergraduate students majoring in Corporate Accounting/Finance or Sales interested in working in a Fortune 500 company.


  • Need sophomore undergraduate students majoring in Business, Economics with a 3.0+ GPA for a paid internship position with an Insurance company.


  • Need sophomore undergraduate students majoring in International Business, Business, Management, or Marketing with a 3.0+ GPA for a paid internship position with a large manufacturing company. Allowance for housing provided.
  • Need sophomore or junior undergraduate students majoring in Business; Economics Management; Marketing with a 3.0+ GPA for a paid internship position with a large Health Care company.
  • Need freshman or sophomore undergraduate students majoring in Business and Human Resources with a 2.8+ GPA for a paid internship position with a large healthcare company.



Science, Engineering, Technology and Math Majors

  • Need sophomore undergraduate students majoring in MIS or CIS with a 3.0+ GPA for a paid internship position with a large financial company.


  • Need sophomore undergraduate students majoring in MIS with a 3.2+ GPA for a paid internship position with a large manufacturing company this summer and able to work part time during the school year.


  • Need sophomore undergraduate students majoring in Industrial Engineering with a 3.0+ GPA for a paid internship position with a large manufacturing company. Allowance for housing provided.


  • Need sophomore or junior undergraduate students majoring in Math; Computer Engineering; Computer Science; Computer Programming/Software Design; Information Sciences and Systems; Management Information Systems with a 3.0+ GPA for a paid internship position with a large Health Care company.


  • Need freshman or sophomore undergraduate students majoring in Business or Information Systems, Computers Science/MIS with a 2.8+ GPA for a paid internship position with a large healthcare company.


  • Need sophomore undergraduate students majoring in Industrial Engineering interested in working in a Fortune 500 company.



Students must apply online before April 30th, 2011 at www.INROADS.org

Here are just a few of companies we partner with for our internships:

Deloitte • Boeing • Travelers
Pfizer • KPMG • Google • UTC
PricewaterhouseCoopers • LMCO

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