Two week intensive Nahuatl language and cultural exchanges for beginners and advanced speakers

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Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
November 27, 2017 to December 7, 2017
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Indigenous Studies, Languages, Linguistics, Literature, Oral History

Program for the Study and Practice of Indigenous Cultures and Languages

The Program for the Study and Practice of Indigenous Cultures and Languages is housed at the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues and the Joseph A. Myers Center for Research on Native American Issues. Through a collaboration of different student groups and academic programs (including the UC Berkeley student group Danza In Xochitl In Cuicatl, the Center for Latino Policy Research, the Chicanx Latinx Agenda, the Division for Equity and Inclusion, the community based groups Panquetzaliztli and Nahui-Ehecatl, and the indigenous association Kaltlamachtiloyaj Tlen Nauatlachamanaltianij Kana) this program provides the space and opportunity for cultural exchanges between indigenous peoples in the United States and Indigenous peoples of Anahuak.

Beginners and Advanced Nahuatl Language and Culture Workshops:

The Joseph A. Myers Center for Research on Native American Issues, in collaboration with the UC Berkeley student group Danza In Xochitl In Cuicatl, the Center for Latino Policy Research, the Chicanx Latinx Agenda, the Division for Equity and Inclusion, the community based groups Panquetzaliztli and Nahui-Ehecatl, and the indigenous association Kaltlamachtiloyaj Tlen Nauatlachamanaltianij (KANA), invites students and community members to participate in our 2-week intensive Nahuatl language and cultural exchanges for beginners and advanced speakers. 

Monday, November 27 - Thursday, December 07, 2017

(Mondays-Thursdays only)

6:00-8:00 pm

ISSI, 2538 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA

Program Description:

The program will consist of intensive Nahuatl language classes and cultural exchanges. Workshops will be held Monday through Thursday from 6:00-8:00 pm, beginning on Monday, November 27 and ending on Thursday, December 7, 2017.

Classes are open to all UC Berkeley students and Bay Area community members. Participants will be asked to purchase the instructional book and will be encouraged to give donations to cover the cost of the lodging and travel expenses of workshop instructors - Delfina Cruz De La Cruz,  Ofelia Cruz Morales.

Two levels of courses will be offered:  

Introduction to Nahuatl

Advanced Nahuatl

Location:
Workshops will take place at the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, located at 2538 Channing Way in Berkeley (on the corner of Channing and Bowditch Street). Directions to the institute may be found here.  Participants are encouraged to make a tax-deductible donation to support expenses related to this free program. Classes are free to all UC Berkeley Students and Bay Area community members!

Questions? Please contact Juan Esteva Martinez with questions and requests for further information: juanfesteva@berkeley.edu 

The Program was recently featured on Noticias Univisión 14Please find the video here.

This program is sponsored in part by UC MEXUS Award Number 043365.

Make a tax-deductible DONATION to support expenses related to this free program here.

Contact Info: 

Juan Francisco Esteva Martinez , Director

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