SASLI Events 2011

Monday, June 14: FLAS Pre-Evaluation
Only for FLAS recipients. See language-specific test times and locations below.

Bengali: 1:30-2:00 PM, 382 Van Hise

Elementary Hindi: 1:30-2:30 PM, 383 Van Hise

Intermediate Hindi: 1:30-3:30 PM, 387 Van Hise

Marathi: 2:00-2:20 PM, 382 Van Hise

Pashto: 2:20-2:40 PM, 382 Van Hise

Sanskrit: 2:30-3:30 PM, 383 Van Hise

Wednesday, June 15: All-SASLI Orientation
Join us to meet the entire SASLI group (students, instructors, and staff). Snacks will be served.

1:00 PM, 1820 Van Hise

Thursday, June 17: FLAS Pre-Evaluation
Only for FLAS recipients. See language-specific test times and locations below.

Sinhala: 1:30-1:50 PM, 382 Van Hise

Tamil: 1:30-2:10 PM, 383 Van Hise

Telugu: 2:10-2:20 PM, 383 Van Hise

Tibetan: 1:30-2:10 PM, 387 Van Hise

Elementary Urdu: 2:00-2:50 PM, 382 Van Hise

Intermediate Urdu: 2:10-2:40 PM, 387 Van Hise


Tuesday, June 21: Lecture by Megan Vail
Holi in Bollywood Film

1:15 PM, 206 Ingraham Hall

Wednesday, June 22: Tour of Memorial Library with Mary Rader

1:30 PM, 126 Memorial Library

Students can learn more about the wealth of library resources available at UW-Madison.

Thursday, June 23: Ice Cream Social Hosted by Prof. Joe Elder
For All Instructors and the Elementary Hindi students

1:30-2:30 PM, 336 Ingraham Hall


Monday, June 27: Khorana Reception

2:00-4:00 PM, University Club, 803 State Street

SASLI is hosting a joint reception with the Khorana Fellows this Monday, June 27. Food and beverages will be provided. Please come down to meet the Khorana Fellows and try out your language skills with students from India! The Khorana students come from select India institutions to spend a summer in the UW-Madison laboratories on campus.

Tuesday, June 28: Film Screening
Maqbool (2003)

1:15 PM, 206 Ingraham Hall

Macbeth meets the Godfather in present-day Bombay. The Scottish tragedy set in the contemporary underworld of India's commercial capital; two corrupt, fortune telling policemen take the roles of the weird sisters, and "Duncan" is Abbaji, the head of a crime family. Abbaji's mistress and Maqbool plot and carry out his death; the sea plays the role of Birnham wood.

Thursday, June 30: Ice Cream Social Hosted by Prof. Joe Elder
For All Instructors and the Sanskrit students

1:30-2:30 PM, 336 Ingraham Hall

Friday, July 1: Lecture by B. Murali
UN Job Opportunities

1:15 PM, 206 Ingraham Hall

Balasubramaniam Murali is currently Programme Advisor / Desk Officer for Afghanistan & Iran in UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Asia & the Pacific based in UNDP HQ in New York. Afghanistan is UNDP’s largest programme globally with a 2010 programme size of US $ 750 million. Concurrently he is also an elected Staff Representative in the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Global Staff Council. He is also a visiting/guest faculty at the Fordham Law School / Leitner Centre lecturing on MDGs & development. He is a faculty of Junior Chamber International after graduation at the Training of Trainers (JCI TROT) Programme held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in May 1984. He has a Ph.D in Economics from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. He has a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Madras, India.


Monday, July 4: No Classes

Tuesday, July 5: Lecture by Lalita du Perron
Observations on being a non-native teacher of Indian languages

1:15 PM, 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, July 7: Ice Cream Social Hosted by Prof. Joe Elder
For All Instructors and the Intermediate Hindi, Bengali, and Gujarati students

1:30-2:30 PM, 336 Ingraham Hall


Tuesday, July 12: Film Screening
Bhopal Express (1999)

1:15 PM, 206 Ingraham Hall

From producer Deepak Nayer (Buena Vista Social Club, Lost Highway) comes this powerful drama about a newlywed couple whose lives are changed during the lethal gas tragedy in Bhopal, India in 1984.

Thursday, July 14: Ice Cream Social Hosted by Prof. Joe Elder
For All Instructors and the Pashto and Urdu students

1:00-2:00 PM, 336 Ingraham Hall


Tuesday, July 19: Lecture by Afsar Mohammad
Not Hindu, Not Muslim: A Novelist in Times of Violence

1:15 PM, 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, July 21: All-SASLI Program

12:00 PM, B102 Van Vleck

This annual events gives all SASLI instructors and students a chance to interact. Lunch and refreshments will be served. Classes will end at noon, and lunch will be served starting at that time for approximately 35 minutes, followed by class presentations. At this event, each class will make a presentation or film that is reflective of the lessons that have been completed in class.


SASLI Class Pictures

Each year, SASLI takes pictures of all of the classes. Classes will meet in front of the Social Sciences Building for their scheduled picture. In case of rain, classes will meet outside Social Sciences Room 6210 (Auditorium).

Tuesday, July 27

Wednesday, July 28

Thursday, July 29

Friday, July 30

Monday, July 26: NSA Info Session

4:00 PM, 206 Ingraham Hall

Event Flyer

Tuesday, July 26: Film Screening
Om Shanti Om (2007)

1:15 PM, 206 Ingraham Hall

In the 1970s, Om, an aspiring actor, is murdered, but is immediately reincarnated into the present day. He attempts to discover the mystery of his demise and find Shanti, the love of his previous life.

Thursday, July 28: Ice Cream Social Hosted by Prof. Joe Elder
For All Instructors and the Sinhala, Tamil, Telugu, Tibetan students

1:00-2:00 PM, 336 Ingraham Hall

SASLI
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1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706

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