Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Max Kade Center, 3401 Walnut Street

    Grant recipients will present their SAS Language Teaching Innovation Grant projects, and PLC will present teaching awards.

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  • Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Max Kade Center, 3401 Walnut Street

    Grant recipients will present their SAS Language Teaching Innovation Grant projects, and PLC will present teaching awards.

  • Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Van Pelt Library, Weigle Information Commons

    PLC and other language departments and programs welcome prospective students of the Class of 2021 for an Open House at Van Pelt Library.

  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    International House, 3701 Chestnut Street

    Enjoy a film directed by an advanced student in the Turkish language program.

  • Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
    Penn Museum, Rainey Auditorium

    Join us as the Penn Museum Second Sunday Culture Films explore the themes of translation, accents, culture and language!

  • Friday, February 10, 2017 - 3:00pm
    Perry World House, 3803 Locust Walk

    PLC invites you to a discussion on the intellectual wealth embedded in endangered languages.

  • Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Kislak Center, Van Pelt Library

    Register for PLC's 6th Language Educator Symposium!

  • Friday, December 9, 2016 - 1:30pm - 4:15pm
    Weigle Information Commons Seminar Room

    Join keynote speaker Anthony Liddicoat for an intimate workshop titled "Pedagogy of Intercultural Language Learning."

  • Friday, November 11, 2016 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Williams Hall Room 440

    The 2017 cycle for SAS Language Teaching Innovation Grants is now open. Deadline to apply is January 6, 2017.

  • Friday, October 14, 2016 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Penn Museum

    Celebrate the diverse cultures and talents that international college students and scholars bring to the city of Philadelphia!

  • Monday, August 22, 2016 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
    University of Pennsylvania Campus

    Orientation for new Foreign Language Teaching Fellows and Lecturers begins on Monday, August 22, 2016.

  • Friday, August 19, 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Van Pelt Library, Collaborative Classroom

    A summer workshop for PLC language lecturers

  • Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 12:30pm - Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 12:30pm

    PLC is pleased to host its sixth Fulbright FLTA Summer Orientation this August!

  • Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Max Kade Center, 3401 Walnut Street, Room 329-A

    Join us for our 10th annual showcase as grant recipients present their projects.

  • Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Penn Museum

    Film screening and a conversation with activist and community leader Elva Ambía.

  • Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 9:00am - 10:00am
    Williams Hall Room 440

    Online and On Site Technology Workshops with Ed Dixon and Jay Treat

  • Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Jon. M. Huntsman Hall, 8th Floor

    Join PLC for our 5th Annual Language Educator Symposium

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
    Williams Hall Room 440

    Interested in applying for a 2016 SAS Language Teaching Innovation Grant? Come learn how at this informational workshop!

  • Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:00am
    Williams Hall Room 440

    This month's workshops feature Canvas VoiceThreads, Zoom, Yellowdig, and Tea with BVP.

  • Friday, October 23, 2015 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Education Commons - Seminar Room

    A workshop by Troy L. Cox, Center for Language Studies, Brigham Young University

  • Friday, October 16, 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Penn Museum

    Join us for a festive event that includes global cuisine, music and dance performances, and networking with people from around the world.

  • Monday, September 21, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Online

    These online workshops will focus on features in Canvas as well as Zoom web conferencing.

  • Monday, August 17, 2015 - 3:30pm - Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 3:30pm
    Van Pelt Library, Collaborative Classroom

    Pre-semester orientation for Foreign Language Teaching Fellows and Lecturers who are new to the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Friday, May 1, 2015 - 2:30pm - 5:00pm
    Terrace Room, Cohen Hall

    Come support fellow language instructors and be inspired to apply for your own grant.

  • Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Fisher-Bennett Hall, Room 201

    Join us for a talk by Tomasz Pudłocki of Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland.

  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 3:00pm - Friday, January 30, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Williams 440

    Miss our pre-semester tech workshops? No problem! Come to our January series on Canvas and Canvas tools.

  • Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
    Houston Hall, University of Pennsylvania, 3417 Spruce Street

    The theme for PLC's 4th annual symposium is "Active Learning for World Languages: Where, When and How?"

  • Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 10:00am - 2:30pm
    Van Pelt Library, Collaborative Classroom

    Please join PLC directors and language teaching faculty for a hands-on professional development workshop at Van Pelt Library.

  • Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    Williams 440

    Interested in applying for a 2015 SAS Language Teaching Innovation Grant? Come learn how at an informational workshop.

  • Friday, October 17, 2014 - 1:00pm
    Williams 440

    Learn how to store and sync files in Penn+Box with Jay Treat and Adam Podlaski.

  • Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 1:00pm
    Williams 440

    and roundtable discussion with Ed Dixon and Jay Treat most Fridays through October 22nd.

  • Friday, September 26, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Max Kade Center, 3401 Walnut Street, Room 329 A

    Second Language Writing Development for Collegiate Language Studies: A Genre-Based Curricular Approach

  • Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Houston Hall
  • Friday, May 2, 2014 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Golkin Room, Houston Hall
  • Friday, March 7, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Van Pelt Library, Weigle Information Commons, Seminar Room

    with John MacDermott, Director for Instructional Technology, SAS Computing

  • Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 9:15am - 4:30pm
    Williams Hall

    with Francesca Di Silvio and Victoria C. Nier of the Center for Applied Linguistics

  • Friday, February 21, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Fisher-Bennett 401

    Join us for a talk by Anne Pomerantz of Penn's Graduate School of Education.

  • Friday, February 14, 2014 - 5:30pm
    Fisher-Bennett 401

    A lecture by Jason Merrill of Michigan State University

  • Friday, February 7, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Graduate School of Education, 3700 Walnut Street

    Could You Navigate an Unfamiliar Soundscape?

  • Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Cohen Hall, Room 402

    The Modern Greek Program at PLC invites you to a film screening made possible by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

  • Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
    Hilton Inn at Penn - Woodlands A, 3600 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    The title of this year's symposium is "Fast Forward: Language Online."

  • Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Williams 202

    Interested in applying for a SAS Language Teaching Innovation Grant? Attend the workshop to learn more!

  • Friday, October 18, 2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Fisher-Bennett 419

    Aneta Pavlenko, Temple University

  • Friday, September 20, 2013 - 3:00pm
    Fisher Bennett Hall Room 231

    Please join us for a panel discussion about online language teaching.

  • Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 8:00am - Saturday, August 10, 2013 - 8:00am
    TBA

    For the 4th year in a row this August, PLC will host the FLTA Fulbright Summer Orientation.

  • Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Max Kade Center, 3401 Walnut Street, Room 329A

    Come see this year's SAS Language Teaching Innovation Grants project presentations.

  • Friday, April 19, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Online

    Advancing Language Education Beyond the Classroom and Its Impact on Educational Practices and Professional Development

  • Monday, April 8, 2013 - 2:00pm
    Max Kade Center, 3401 Walnut Street, Room 329A

    A presentation by Ed Dixon

  • Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 2:00pm
    Online

    This online presentation is part of IGI Global's Online Symposium Series.

  • Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 5:30pm
    Cohen Hall Room 402

    Join us for a Polish cultural event devoted to Czesław Miłosz, one of the greatest poets of the 20th century.

  • Friday, February 15, 2013 - 2:30pm
    McNeil Building, Room 286-7

    Mélanie Péron, Coordinator of French 202, presents.

  • Friday, February 8, 2013 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Van Pelt Library, Goldstein Electronic Classroom

    Eleni Miltsakai will conduct a hands-on technology workshop for the language classroom.

  • Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    LRC, Williams Hall 440

  • Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
    Max Kade Center, 3401 Walnut Street, Room 329A

    Join us for Polish folk songs and dance!

  • Saturday, December 8, 2012 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
    University of Pennsylvania

    The theme of this year's symposium is Advancing Language Education beyond the Classroom.

  • Friday, November 2, 2012 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Van Pelt Library, Goldstein Electronic Classroom
  • Friday, October 12, 2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    McNeil Building, Room 286-7

    Join us for a panel discussion with Penn language faculty and staff.

  • Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    LRC, Williams Hall 440

    Hands-on workshops covering Blackboard, Facebook, Eyejot and Google Docs will be offered throughout the month of September.

  • Monday, August 27, 2012 - 9:00am - Friday, August 31, 2012 - 12:00pm
    Cohen Hall and Williams Hall

    Orientation for foreign language teaching fellows and lecturers new to Penn will be held August 27-31, 2012.

  • Sunday, August 19, 2012 (All day) - Thursday, August 23, 2012 (All day)

    For the third year in a row, Penn Language Center will host the Fulbright FLTA Summer Orientation.

  • Friday, June 1, 2012 (All day) - Tuesday, June 5, 2012 (All day)

    STARTALK has awarded PLC with a second grant to host this leadership workshop.

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Cohen Hall, Room 402

    Penn Language Center is proud to present the 6th Annual SAS Language Teaching Innovation Grants Showcase.