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Principal Investigators

Amanda Brown

Associate Professor, Linguistics

Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Rania Habib

Associate Professor, Linguistics and Arabic

Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

M. Emma Ticio Quesada

Associate Professor, Spanish and Linguistics

Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics


Tej Bhatia

Professor, Linguistics and Hindi (South Asian Languages)

Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Chris Green

Assistant Professor, Linguistics

Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Margaret Hermann

Director, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs; Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs; Professor, Political Science

Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

Jean Jonassaint

Professor, French and Francophone Studies

Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Anne Leone

Assistant Professor of Italian Studies

Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Languaging Across the Curriculum (LAC)

How can studying in multiple languages improve communication, reduce prejudices, and promote inclusivity?

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CUSE Speaks

How do diverse linguistic groups affect the shaping of languages and the health of individuals and the community?

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Comfort Zones: Language and Human Security

How can analyzing language enhance national and global approaches to migration, healthcare, criminology, or cybersecurity?

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PICs: Performing Identities Across Cultures

How might artistic performances break down cultural and linguistic barriers and help with conflict resolution?

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How can creating digitally open borders revolutionize language learning, improve global communication, broaden cultural sensitivities, and strengthen international partnerships?

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