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With artistic and cultural activities, UIS pays homage to Native and Mother tongues

Image showing poster of international language day activities.
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Communications Department

Exhibitions, linguistic workshops, meetings and gastronomic exchanges will be some of the activities to celebrate the International Mother Language Day and the National Day of Native Languages, organized by the School of Languages and the research seedbed Public Discourse Studies (GLOTTA) of the UIS.

The conference will be held on February 21st and 22nd, at the Minor Auditorium and the Faculty of Sciences and Humanities, at the central campus of the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS).

Speakers of native, minority and foreign languages will make their interventions, within the program that seeks to provide recognition to the linguistic and cultural diversity of Colombia and the countries with which they exchange knowledge in their professional training.

The invitation is open to the entire university community and citizenship.  Program:

Activity  Time  Date  
Inauguration of the exhibition “Native Languages of Colombia, what do we know?”  9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.  February 21st, 2022  
Meeting of speakers of native (indigenous) languages in Bucaramanga with the Cabildo Indígena UIS  10:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.  February 21st, 2022  
Screening of the film “The Golden Cage”.  2:00 p. m. – 4:00 p. m.  February 21st, 2022  
Colombian Sign Language Workshop  1:00 p. m. – 2:30 p. m.  February 22nd, 2022  
Inga Language and Culture Workshop  2:30 p. m. – 3:30 p. m.  February 22nd, 2022  
Gastronomic exchange  3:30 p. m. – 4:30 p. m.  February 22nd, 2022  
Screening of the film “The Bélier Family”.  4:30 p. m. – 6:00 p. m.  February 22nd, 2022  
Language Day Activities

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