Languages & Communications

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French Film Festival returns to UNI

The third annual French Film Festival, hosted by the UNI Department of Languages & Literatures, will be held Jan. 22 through Feb. 26.
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What can you do with a master’s of English degree?

Getting a master's of English degree isn't just for wannabe novelists. Find out about the many career opportunities that will await you!
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UNI Department of Languages & Literatures awarded more than $1 million grant for ESL teacher preparation project

The Department of Education has awarded two UNI professors a grant to launch a new project to improve English as a second language instruction.
Fast Forward 2022 digital media workshop, Friday, Nov. 4 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

UNI’s Fast Forward Digital Media Workshop returns in-person on Nov. 4

UNI’s Fast Forward Digital Media Workshop returns on Nov. 4 for expert media panels and demonstrations.
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Writer Taylor Brorby to speak at UNI

On Oct. 12, writer Taylor Brorby will visit UNI for a public talk about his coming-of-age memoir “Boys and Oil: Growing Up Gay in a Fractured Land."
Chuy Renteria

UNI to host an evening with Chuy Renteria

As part of Latinx Heritage Month, the University of Northern Iowa will be hosting a reading with Jesus “Chuy” Renteria on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in Sabin 002. Renteria will read from his coming-of-age memoir, “We Heard It When We Were Young: Tales of Growing Up Mexican American in Small-Town Iowa,” which was released in 2021 by The University of Iowa Press.
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UNI creative writing instructor earns residency at Writers’ Colony in Arkansas

Rachel Morgan, an instructor in UNI's Department of Languages & Literatures, spent her last days of summer in a writers' residency in Arkansas.
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Fulbright scholars get immersive cultural and English learning experience at UNI

From mid-March to July, UNI's Culture and Intensive English Program hosted nine Fulbright scholars from six countries in their immersive education program.