Asian Languages and Cultures

College of Letters & Science

Van Hise Hall, home to the Asian Languages and Cultures department, overlooks Lake Mendota

News

  •                                                                               Sara Farsiu, ALC's Persian Instructor has been nominated as a Spring 2018 University Housing Honored Instructor! Congratulations! Each semester, University Housing...
  • The 26th Annual Conference of International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-26) &
    The 20th International Conference on Chinese Language and Culture (ICCLC-20) May 4, 2018 – May 6, 2018 University of Wisconsin-Madison The 26th...
  • Imagining the Future of Japanese Language Education (これからの日本語教育に向けて) Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29, 2018 University of Wisconsin-Madison We are pleased to announce the 27th CATJ conference to be held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison...
  • Dr. Erlin Barnard received the Satya Abdi Budaya (SAB) award! SAB is the highest award given to BIPA (Indonesian for Foreign Speakers) experts who have steadfastly developed the field of teaching Indonesian as a foreign language both at home and...
  • The 2017 STARTALK Fall Conference was held in Portland’s Hilton Downtown in Oregon from November 3 to 4, 2017.  This summer 11 different languages including Arabic, Chinese, Dari, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and...

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Upcoming Events

  • 04/27/2018 - 02:30 AM
    Professor Haruko Cook (University of Hawaii at Manoa) is a professor of Japanese linguistics and a cooperating graduate faculty in the Department of Second Language Studies at University of Hawai’i at Manoa.
  • 04/28/2018 - 08:30 AM to 04/29/2018 - 12:30 PM
    Imagining the Future of Japanese Language Education (これからの日本語教育に向けて) Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29, 2018
  • 05/2/2018 - 12:00 PM
    ALC faculty will join graduate students for an informal chat about research, course work, and beyond. Please join them with your lunch!