Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures Committees:
|Committee Name||Charge||2018-2019 Membership|
|DWLLC Interdisciplinary Initiatives Committee||
The immediate task of this committee is to organize a panel discussion this semester connected to the overarching theme of the white paper—critical global literacies.
Sabine Golz (German and CL)
|DWLLC Curriculum Committee||
This committee would be charged with identifying best practices to develop and sustain interdisciplinary and/or team teaching within the Division.
Kendra Strand (ASLL)
|DWLLC Building and Space Committee||
This committee serves as building advocates and provided recommendations for space usage and general facility needs throughout the building, primarily to Division assigned spaces.
Becca Tritten (DWLLC Admin/Chair)
|DWLLC Executive Committee||
The role of the Executive Committee is to consult with faculty, students, and staff and to advise the Director regarding Division activities. The Executive Committee meets at least monthly to advise the Director on Division administration; proposals related to academic goals of the Division; issues brought to the Executive Committee by units or faculty in the Division; requests that involve Division resources that are submitted by individual units, including faculty lines and physical space allocation; resolution of matters presented by individual members of the faculty, staff, or student body that affect more than one unit; collegiate review processes; and use of facilities and space.
Jill Beckman (Interim DWLLC Director and Chair of Committee)
Ana Rodríguez-Rodríguez (Iterim DEO, French and Italian)
Aron Aji (Director, Literary Translation)
Becca Tritten (DWLLC Administrator)
Bob Vizzini (ASL rep)
Christine Shea (Departmental rep, Spanish and Portuguese)
Chuanren Ke (Director, Second Language Acquisition)
Cinzia Blum (Departmental rep, French and Italian)
Claire Frances (Manager, Language Media Center)
Denise Filios (DEO, Spanish and Portuguese)
Fred Smith (DEO, Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures)
Kendall Heitzman (Departmental rep, Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures)
Kirsten Kumpf-Baele (Departmental rep, German)
Mercedes Niño-Murcia (Interim DEO, Linguistics)
Rosie Santo-Domingo (Operations Specialist/minutes)
Sabine Golz (Program rep, Comparative Literature)
Waltraud Maierhofer (Interim DEO, German)
|DWLLC Committee on Pedagogy and Instructional Innovation||
The charge of the committee is to find ways to share methodological expertise across the Division. The Outcomes Assessment report underscores the overall effectiveness of the teaching and learning going on in our unit, but also points out that there are multiple ways to learn from each other and that more collaboration is necessary in order to tackle issues related to placement, proficiency, and learning experiences outside the classroom such as cultural events and study abroad.
Giovanni Zimotti (Spanish CLAS Core/Chair)