Archive of bilingual education

The Burden of Understanding: The Challenge for English Language Learners

on June 18th, 2012 in Blog by | No Comments

In my second year as a doctoral student, I worked with a professor who was finishing his first book.  Among my many tasks was to help him write footnotes for his first chapter.  This is how I was introduced to Rosina Lippi-Green’s English with an Accent: Language, Ideology and Discrimination…

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University of Iowa to offer MFA in Spanish creative writing

on November 1st, 2011 in Blog by | No Comments

Beginning in Spring 2012 the University of Iowa will offer an Master of Fine Arts degree in Spanish creative writing. The new program is one of only three in the nation, with the others being the University of Texas, El Paso and New York University. The UI program director, Ana…

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