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Indiana University Summer Language Workshop Podcast

Indiana University Summer Language Workshop Podcast
  1. Author: Summer Language Workshop
  2. Number of episodes: 54
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This is the Podcast for Indiana University's Summer Language Workshop, which has been offering intensive summer language training at the Bloomington campus of Indiana University since 1950. We provide over 200 participants annually the opportunity to complete a full year of college language instruction in eight and nine-week summer sessions. The views expressed by speakers and participants in these podcasts do not in any way reflect the views of the Summer Language Workshop or its affiliates.

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Indiana University Summer Language Workshop Podcast

  Name Time Artist/Performer Release Date Description Author Language  
1."Linguistic, Social, and Affective Strategies for Long-term Language Retention"00:50:44Martha Nyikos7/30/2015Martha Nyikos, Associate Professor and Director in the Department of Literacy, Culture, and Language Education in IU's School of Education, conducts a workshop and speaks on strategies for long-term retention in language learning.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
2."A Glimpse into Persian History, Geography, Iranian Languages, and Learning to Sound more Natural in Farsi"00:48:54Narges Nematollahi7/27/2015Narges Nematollahi, PhD student in IU's Departments of Central Eurasian Studies and Linguistics, speaks on Persian history, culture, and language.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
3."Ukraine One Year after the Euro-Maidan Revolution"00:51:33Sarah Phillips7/27/2015Sarah Phillips, Professor in IU's Department of Anthropology, speaks on issues in Ukraine one year after the Euro-Maidan Revolution.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
4.“الانترنت والأدب النسائي العربي”00:16:41Amanda Al-Raba'a7/21/2015Amanda Al-Raba'a, a PhD student in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, speaks in Arabic on the Internet and Arab women's literature.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
5.Career Series: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM)00:33:07Daniel Newman7/21/2015Daniel Newman, Program Manager of the Initiative for the Study of the Holocaust in the Soviet Union at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM), speaks on career opportunities involving research and foreign language at the USHMM.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
6.Information Session: Study Abroad with American Councils for International Education00:33:25Vladka Shikova7/21/2015Vladka Shikova, Program Manager at the American Councils, speaks on study abroad opportunities throughout Russia, Eurasia, and Southeast Europe.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
7."В жизни всегда есть место празднику. Праздничный календарь современной России"00:46:11Veronika Trotter7/21/2015Veronika Trotter, a graduate student in IU's Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures, speaks in Russian on holidays in contemporary Russia.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
8."Москва. Памятник Пушкину"00:51:17Marina Freydina7/21/2015Marina Freydina speaks in Russian on the monument to Pushkin in Moscow.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
9.“رمضان وعيد الفط”00:23:53Abdullah Al-Ansari7/21/2015Abdullah Al-Ansari, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at Indiana University, speaks in Arabic on Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
10." أمثلة من الخط العربي"00:24:50Noor Abo Mokh7/16/2015Noor Abo Mokh, a graduate student in IUs Department of Linguistics, speaks in Arabic on Arabic calligraphy.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
11."Ngoma, Zilizopendwa na Bongo Flava: Spotlighting Sociopolitical Aspects of Musical Expressions in East Africa"00:43:42Masatomo Yonezu7/16/2015Masatomo Yonezu, a graduate student in IUs Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, speaks on sociopolitical aspects of music in East Africa and ways to study and interpret them through ngoma (traditional music in general), zilizopendwa (oldies), and Bongo Flava (Swahili Hiphop).Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
12.Russkoe Radio00:49:53Summer Language Workshop7/15/2015This radio show originally aired on WIUX 99.1 FM on July 7, 2015.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
13.Russkoe Radio00:59:27Summer Language Workshop7/15/2015This radio show originally aired on WIUX 99.1 FM on June 30, 2015.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
14.Russkoe Radio01:02:32Summer Language Workshop7/15/2015This radio show originally aired on WIUX 99.1 FM on June 23, 2015Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
15."О системе образования в современной России"00:46:42Olga Yastrebova7/15/2015Olga Yastrebova speaks in Russian on the education system in modern Russia.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
16."Традиция русского рока от ВИА до Pussy Riot"01:20:52Mark Yoffe7/15/2015Mark Yoffe, the Librarian for Russia, Eurasia, Central and Eastern Europe at The George Washington University, speaks in Russian on the tradition of Russian rock music.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
17."المنظمات النسائية والمثليّة الفلسطينية في إسرائيل"00:26:09Shadi Bayadsy7/15/2015Shadi Bayadsy, a PhD student in IU's Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, speaks in Arabic on Palestinian Women's and LGBT Organizations in Israel.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
18."Vampires 101: Reality or myth?"01:07:17Mark Yoffe7/15/2015Mark Yoffe, the Librarian for Russia, Eurasia, Central and Eastern Europe at The George Washington University, speaks on the history and geography of belief in vampires.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
19.“Finding and Applying for an International Award – Fulbright, Boren, Gilman, etc.”00:52:17Paul Fogleman7/15/2015Paul Fogleman, Associate Director of the Undergraduate Scholars Office for Competitive Awards, Research and Engagement, presents tips on finding and applying for international awards.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
20."Secret History of the Mongols"00:43:43Christopher Atwood7/15/2015Christopher Atwood, Associate Professor in Central Eurasian Studies, speaks on the oldest surviving Mongolian-language literary work.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
21."Философия и прагматика: бессмертная комедия А.С.Грибоедова "Горе от ума"00:31:13Olga Makarova7/15/2015Olga Makarova, Adjunct Instructor of Russian Studies at William and Mary College, presents a lecture in Russian.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
22."The Qur'an in Traditional Muslim Thought and Practice"01:10:06Kevin Jaques7/15/2015Kevin Jaques, Associate Professor in IU's Department of Religious Studies, presents a detailed overview and history of Muslim thought and practice.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
23."Proficiency in a Foreign Language: What It Is and How to Develop It"00:47:48Mark Trotter7/15/2015Mark Trotter, the Associate Director and Outreach Coordinator for IU's Russian and East European Institute, presents tips for improving one's ability to gain proficiency in a foreign language.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
24.“Food Memories from Caucasus to Greece”00:55:41Olga Kalentzidou7/15/2015Olga Kalentzidou, a lecturer in the IU's Department of International Studies, presents a case study on issues of food and memory in repatriation.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
25."Language in the Movies in India"00:44:38Rebecca Manring7/15/2015Rebecca Manring, Associate Professor in IU's Department of Religious Studies and Dhar India Studies Program, speaks on linguistic and cultural issues in movies made in India.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
26."Sisters envy and conscience: the cultural roots of the new cynicism in modern Russia [Сёстры зависть и совесть: о культурных корнях нового цинизма в современной России]"00:54:09Yelena Zotova7/15/2015Yelena Zotova, a lecturer in Russian in the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at Penn State University, speaks in Russian on the cultural roots of cynicism in modern Russia.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
27."الأردن"00:21:04Basem Al-Raba'a7/15/2015Basem Al-Raba'a, a PhD student in IU's Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures and the Department of Linguistics, speaks in Arabic on Jordanian culture.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
28.Tree sticks. Episode number 500:55:44DJ Лохматый и DJ Лысый7/30/2014Наш последний эпизод в этом сезоне. Слушайте, наслаждайтесь и участвуйте в нашей викторине. Хорошего всем августа!Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
29.Hindi-Urdu Controversies: Language and Nationalism in South Asia01:08:07Dr. Vasabjit Banerjee7/29/2014Dr. Vasabjit Banerjee, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Public Administration, and Nonprofit Management at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, speaks on language and nationalism in South Asia.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
30.Women Abroad: Strategies, Negotiations and Situations01:03:39Jaime Bue, Indiana University; Celia Crossett, University of Glasgow; Teresa Nichols, Indiana University; Amita Vempati, Indiana University; Miriam J. Woods, Indiana University7/29/2014Jaime Bue, Celia Crossett, Teresa Nichols, Amita Vempati, and Miriam J. Woods speak on their experiences abroad as women.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
31.Обучение школьников со специальными потребностями с использованием ресурсов ИКТ-насыщенной образовательной среды: из опыта работы одной из московских школ00:58:07Dr. Alexander Uvarov7/29/2014Dr. Alexander Uvarov, Senior Researcher, Computer Centre, Russian Academy of Science; and Head Researcher, Federal Institute for Development in Education, Moscow, talks on his experiences at one of Moscow's schools for children with special needs.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
32.Sabantuy Tatar Celebration00:31:47Dilyara Sharifullina7/29/2014Dilyara Sharifullina speaks on the traditions observed during the Tatar celebration of Sabantuy.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
33.The series as a way to improve the knowledge of Russian language00:43:57Snezhana Zheltoukhova7/29/2014Snezhana Zheltoukhova, a PhD student at the University of Wisconsin, speaks in Russian on maintaining and bettering one's knowledge of the Russian language by using TV shows.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
34.Tree sticks. Episode number 401:00:36DJ Лохматый и DJ Лысый7/24/2014Приготовьтесь, вас ждет политизированный выпуск, много хорошей музыки, обсуждений, вопросов и конкурсов. Приятного прослушивания!Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
35."Беспокойная" провинция Китая00:39:22Dr, Gulnisa Nazarova7/22/2014Dr. Gulnisa Nazarova, a lecturer in IU's Department of Central Eurasian Studies, speaks in Russian on the people and culture of the western Chinese province Xinjiang.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
36.What is Global?01:12:25Dr. Hilary Kahn7/22/2014Dr. Hilary Kahn, Director for the Center for the Study of Global Change, speaks on the definition of "global" and what it means for scholars today.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
37.Customs and traditions in Jordan, social, religious and cultural00:31:12Basem Al Rabaa7/22/2014Basem Al-Raba'a, a PhD student in IU's Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, speaks in Arabic on social, religious, and cultural customs and traditions in Jordan.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
38.The Double-Uses of Urdu Poetry in Love and Politics01:05:36Muhammad Zubair7/18/2014Muhammad Zubair, a PhD student in IU's Maurer School of Law, speaks on the double uses of Urdu poetry in love and politics.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
39.Княгиня Ольга: между язычеством и православием00:26:24Natalia Chernysheva7/17/2014Natalia Chernysheva, a PhD student at UNC Chapel Hill, speaks in Russian on Princess Olga and her connections to paganism and Orthodoxy.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
40.Brownbag Talk: Monuments of Hungarian Literature01:16:52Dr. Peter Nemes7/17/2014Dr. Peter Nemes, lecturer at IU in International Studies and Comparative Literature, talks on the monuments of Hungarian literature.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
41.Holy smoke, Episode number 300:48:35DJ Лохматый и DJ Лысый7/17/2014At this time, you will find a lot of dance music, will not even be any Tsoi nor Zemfira, but will "vacuum cleaners", "Silver", "Leningrad", games, news and charge a good mood, energy and vigor necessary for successful completion of the remaining two weeks program.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
42.Mongolian Panel: My Experiences in the Land of the Blue Sky00:56:31Samuel Bass, Jaime Bue, Christopher Balsirow, and Joseph Cleveland7/10/2014Samuel Bass, Jaime Bue, Christopher Balsirow, and Joseph Cleveland, graduate students in the Department of Central Eurasian Studies at Indiana University, talk on their experiences studying or traveling in Mongolia.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
43.Overseas Funding Discussion00:59:21Anthony Koliha and Paul Fogelman7/10/2014Paul Fogelman, Fulbright Program Advisor, and Anthony Koliha, Director of International Programs, talk on overseas funding and ways to get it.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
44.Taarabu: the Swahili Popular Music00:48:43Margaret Mwingira7/10/2014Margaret Mwingira, a graduate student in African Studies at Indiana University, talks about Swahili popular music.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
45.Introduction Iraq00:31:50Michael Bevers7/10/2014Michael Bevers, a PhD student at IU's Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, gives his talk on Iraq.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
46.Елки-палки, Эпизод № 200:46:05DJ Лохматый и DJ Лысый7/10/2014Интересная подборка рока, ретро и современных хитов российской танцевальной поп-музыки. Как всегда, вас ждут конкурсы и призы. Приятного прослушивания!Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
47.Holy smoke, Episode number 100:31:28DJ Лохматый и DJ Лысый7/8/2014Наша первая программа посвящена дню Независимости и окончанию первого семестра учебы. Вы услышите песни В. Высоцкого, "Кино", "Мумий Троль", "Любэ", "Серебро" и т.д. У нас для вас два вопроса. Ответьте на @iuswseel и получите приз! Ждем ваших заказов на следующую программу!Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
48.О некоторых особенностях русского панк-движения01:02:27Ksenia Zanon7/3/2014Ksenia Zanon, a PhD student in the IU Slavic Department, speaks on Russian punk movements.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
49.Brownbag Talk: In Praise of the "Tatar" Czar, Boris Godunov00:57:35Dr. Ron Sela6/25/2014Professor Ron Sela speaks on the supposed Tatar origins of Boris Godunov.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
50.International Perspectives Lecture Series: Writing History with War Crimes Tribunals: Violence, Narrative, and Secrecy00:40:29Dr. Tim Waters6/25/2014Tim Waters, professor in the IU Maurer School of Law, gives his talk entitled "Writing History with War Crimes Tribunals: Violence, Narrative, and Secrecy."Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
51.States Arabahtotar social and demographic trends in the00:32:56Ben Priest6/24/2014Ben Priest is a PhD Student at IU in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures. In this talk, he speaks in Arabic on the effects of social and population trends in Arabic countries.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
52.Северный Кавказ: Россия с другой природой, традициями и людьми00:25:34Elena Doludenko6/24/2014Elena Doludenko is a PhD student in Indiana University's Slavic Department. For this talk, she speaks in Russian on the culture and traditions of the people of the Northern Caucasus.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
53.Brownbag Talk: Persian History and Culture01:05:53Narges Nematollahi6/20/2014This is a talk given by IU's own Narges Nematollahi, a PhD student in Central Eurasian Studies, on the History and Culture of Persia/Iran.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload
54.International Perspectives Lecture Series: Translation01:05:14Dr. Russell Valentino6/19/2014Dr. Russell Valentino, Chair of the IU Slavic Department and president of the American Literary Translation Society speaks on translation.Summer Language WorkshopEnglishDownload