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Midori App (Japanese language study) Review {0}

After coming back from a semester abroad in Tokyo, I can definitely say that the Midori app for iOS is a really great tool for Japanese Language Study. In a nutshell, you can use Midori like a dictionary for both English to Japanese and the other way around (with 3 input systems no less: via(…)

Feminist Gael García Bernal

Feminist Gael García Bernal {1}

You may have heard of the popular “feminist Ryan Gosling” meme, but they don’t hold a candle to the feminist musings of our favorite Mexican actor. .  

Language ExCos Fall 2014

Language ExCos Fall 2014 {0}

Are you interested in studying a language that doesn’t have an official home in the Oberlin curriculum? Check out an ExCo!  Contact the instructor of the course for more information. Don’t forget to attend the ExCo Fair tonight, Sept. 3rd, from 6-8pm. You must register on PRESTO by Sept. 11th. This semester’s offerings: The ABCs of ASL: Christal(…)

CILC-inspired 2048 puzzles… Just In Time for Exams!

CILC-inspired 2048 puzzles… Just In Time for Exams! {0}

Our intrepid student staff  has created a series of  2048 games inspired by people, items, and creatures in the CILC! Click on any one of them to play! Enjoy!        

Reading Period and Finals in the CILC {0}

Reading Period 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. Exam Period 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (through Friday 5/16) Summer Hours Call or email us if you are interested in access to the CILC during the summer.

Writing in L2

Writing in L2 {0}

Could you write a novel in your second (or third or fourth….) language? It sounds daunting, but that is exactly what these authors–many of them award winners–have been doing. Representing many languages and countries like Bosnia, Pakistan, Italy, Russia, and China, some were pushed to English by political upheaval, others by a “spirit of adventure.”(…)