Language Programs in a Pandemic


In this episode, we spotlight the AIIS immersive language programs in India and their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Joining us to discuss the monumental task of taking a country-wide language program online in a matter of weeks is Dr. Rebecca Manring, AIIS Language Committee Chair and Professor of Religious Studies at Indiana University; Dr. Ahtesham Khan, Language Coordinator at the AIIS Head Office in India; Taylor Hamilton, recent graduate student in South Asian studies from the University of Washington; and Thomas Crowley, PhD Candidate in Geography at Rutgers University.

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Produced by AIIS
Music “Desh” by Stephen Slawek