FLAS Languages & Coordinators
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Please note: students can not apply for a FLAS to study Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or Spanish.
Only graduate students in professional schools can apply for a FLAS to study French or German.
African Studies Program
Web site: africa.wisc.edu
Coordinator: Catherine Reiland, firstname.lastname@example.org, 205 Ingraham
AY Languages: Arabic (in Africa), Hausa, Swahili, Wolof, Yoruba, Zulu, and African Language Directed Study
Please note: FLAS applicants interested in self-instruction of a language not offered in a regular classroom setting at the UW-Madison may do so through AFRICAN 670 (2cr) and 671 (3cr). Applicants interested in the African Language Directed Study need to contact FLAS coordinator Catherine Reiland for details, guidance, and special instructions before beginning a FLAS application.
For the languages listed above applicants are strongly encouraged to check with the Department of African Languages and Literature to confirm offerings for proposed language and level for AY 2014-15.
Summer Languages: A wide range of African languages
Center for European Studies (CES)
Web site: uw-madison-ces.org
Coordinator: Csanád Siklós, email@example.com, 213 Ingraham
AY Languages: Arabic (in Europe), Danish, Dutch (Flemish), Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish, and Turkish; French (for graduate students in professional schools only); German (for graduate students in professional schools only)
Summer Languages: Arabic (in Europe), Danish, Dutch (Flemish), Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish, and Turkish (in Europe); French (for graduate students in professional schools only); German (for graduate students in professional schools only). Students pursuing European Studies and interested in other languages - e.g., Basque, Catalan, Faroese, Gaelic/Irish (Modern), Greek (Modern), Icelandic, and Sami - should also contact CES
Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies Program (LACIS)
Web site: lacis.wisc.edu
Coordinator: Darcy Little, firstname.lastname@example.org, 209 Ingraham
AY and Summer Languages: Quechua, Portuguese, Yucatec Maya
Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA)
Web site: creeca.wisc.edu
Coordinator: Nancy Heingartner, email@example.com, 210 Ingraham
AY Languages: Croatian (second-year only), Czech (second-year only), Kazakh, Persian (in relation to Central Asia), Polish (second-, third-, and fourth-year only), Russian (fifth semester and above; first- through fourth-semester Russian for professional school students only), Serbian (second-year only), Turkish (in Balkans or Central Asia)
Summer Languages: Those above plus languages offered through: CESSI; BALSSI; Slavic, East European & Near Eastern Summer Language Institute at the University of Pittsburgh; SWSEEL; and other intensive summer language programs
Center for South Asia
Web site: southasia.wisc.edu
CSA Coordinator: Rachel Weiss, firstname.lastname@example.org, 203 Ingraham
AY Languages: Hindi, Persian (in relation to Pakistan/Afghanistan), Tibetan (modern spoken), Urdu
Summer Languages : Languages offered through AIIS and SASLI
South Asia Summer Language Institute
Web site: sasli.wisc.edu
SASLI Coordinator: Anne Naparstek, email@example.com, B488 Medical Sciences Center
AY Languages: n/a
Summer Languages: Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Pashto, Sindhi, Sinhala, Tamil, Telugu, Tibetan, Urdu
Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Web site: seasia.wisc.edu
Coordinator: Michael Cullinane (AY) or Mary Jo Wilson (summer SEASSI), firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, 207 Ingraham
AY Languages: Filipino (Tagalog) – Philippines, Hmong, Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese
Summer Languages: Burmese, Filipino (Tagalog) – Philippines, Hmong, Indonesian, Javanese – Indonesia, Khmer – Cambodia, Lao, Thai, Vietnamese; Southeast Asian summer languages are taught in the Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI) - click here to get application details for Summer FLAS to attend SEASSI.
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