The Center for European Studies (CES) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison belongs to a select group of U.S. Department of Education “Title VI” National Resource Centers that are granted funds to educate university audiences, the K-14 community, the broader public and state agencies about Europe.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Language Institute will host its annual World Languages Day on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at Union South. World Languages Day is a college-for-a-day experience that introduces high school students from around the state of Wisconsin to the bevy of languages and cultural topics offered at UW-Madison. Faculty, staff and students offer a [...]
The University of Wisconsin-Madison will host an international symposium to celebrate two of the greatest works of Spanish literature: the 14th-century Book of Good Love and the late 15th-century Celestina: Two Spanish Masterpieces and La originalidad artística de “La Celestina”. An International Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of María Rosa Lida’s Work Events will begin [...]
The European Union Center of Excellence (EUCE) at University of Wisconsin–Madison has received a grant for €300,000 (ca. $430,000) from the European Commission in Brussels renewing its funding through 2014.
The European Studies Alliance Newsletter is now available online [pdf].
On November 17, over 600 high school students and teachers from the state of Wisconsin visited UW-Madison for the 10th World Languages Day. A program of the Language Institute, World Languages Day connects Wisconsin students with the wealth of expertise in world languages and cultures at UW-Madison, inspiring students to explore new languages, cultures and [...]
All eight of the area and international studies programs received a combined total of $18 million in grants to continue their research, programming and outreach work at UW-Madison…
Albert Camus: 50 ans après — International Colloquium, April 22, 23
All events are free and open to the public
On November 18, 2009 the Language Institute hosted over 700 Wisconsin high school students and teachers at the ninth World Languages Day held on the UW-Madison campus.
Continuing the “Fall of the Wall” events this year, the Department of German rolled out the 42nd Wisconsin Workshop: “The Wall Came Down.”
The Department of Scandinavian Studies is proud to have a visiting Fulbright Scholar on campus this year.
In 2008-2009, the Center for European Studies produced more 60 events, whose partners ranged from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction to Wisconsin Film Festival.
The Department of Scandinavian Studies and CES welcomed more than 200 participants to the 99th Annual Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study (SASS) conference in late April.
The Center for European Studies had the unique opportunity to host Bodil Bredsdorff, award-winning Danish author of “The Crow Girl” in November.
The European Studies Alliance newsletter for spring/summer 2009 is printed and now available online.