Welcome to Culture and Language Studies
Through courses and programs in Applied Language Studies, East Asian Studies, English Language Studies, Studies in Islam, the humanities (American Sign Language, English Language and Literature, Fine Arts, History, Mohawk, and Religious Studies), Culture and Language Studies contributes vibrantly to Renison’s vision for “Global Engagement through Languages and Cultures.”
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- Nov. 7, 2019
EMLS instructors Claudia Labahn and Winona Phachanla created an escape-room-style educational challenge designed to develop students’ teamwork skills. The challenge was designed using the four C’s—collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking.
- Oct. 25, 2019
On October 12 Jeff Wilson presented the keynote address at a Duke University symposium, “The Philip Kapleau Papers: Zen Buddhism in Post-World War II Japan and the United States.” The symposium celebrated the donation by the Rochester Zen Center of letters, tapes, photographs, and other materials related to its founder, Philip Kapleau. As Jeff explained in his talk, “Grist for the Mill: The Philip Kapleau Papers in Context,” the papers represent a treasure trove of materials that will now be professionally preserved for current and future generations of researchers. Similar archives, suc
- Oct. 24, 2019
Christa Schuller and Maggie Heeney presented at the 11th annual Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching (PSLLT) Conference which was held September 12-14, 2019 at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona.