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East Asia for All: Cape No. 7 and Postcolonial Taiwan

East Asia For All is a podcast hosted by Melissa Brzycki (Chinese 2013) and Stephanie Montgomery (Chinese 2013) focused on discussing East Asian pop cultural products and their relevance to understanding different aspects of East Asian life and culture. In this episode they interview CLS Alumna Professor Fang Yu Hu (Japanese 2010) and explore the legacy of Japanese occupation in Taiwan.

CLS in the Press — August 23, 2021


Announcing CLS Refresh

The CLS Program is pleased to announce CLS Refresh, a new language learning opportunity for CLS alumni. To support alumni in their continued commitment to critical languages, individualized virtual language instruction will be offered for approximately 220 CLS alumni beginning in October 2021, at n…

CLS Program News — August 18, 2021


HCHS Student Learning Fifth Language During Vanderbilt Studies

A Vanderbilt University student who is a 2019 graduate of Henry County High School, is in the midst of completing a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) summer program that has him studying his fifth different language. Jaret Rushing, a rising junior studying philosophy and classical studies at Vanderbilt, was awarded the scholarship to study Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan.

CLS in the Press — August 16, 2021


2021 Alumni Photo Contest

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the CLS Program, we are pleased to invite alumni from all program years to enter the 2021 CLS Alumni Photo Contest. Submissions will be accepted through Friday, September 10, 2021 and each entry should fall into one of four categories: Mutual Understanding: ph…

CLS Program News — August 10, 2021


What Do We Call This? Expanding the Bounds of International Exchange

What Do We Call This? is a podcast created and produced by the CLS Alumni Society. This episode explores the experiences of Jessica (Russian 2018) and Jordan (Arabic 2019), both former Community College students involved in Global Community College Transfers (GCCT), a network that promotes and organizes opportunities for current and former community college students to engage with the world.

CLS in the Press — August 09, 2021