Video and Text of Professor of Russian Dan Davidson Addressing Senate Committee Now Available Online

Posted December 2nd, 2010 at 3:52 pm.

dan-and-senator-akaka-29-july-2010

Senator Daniel K. Akaka of Hawaii and Professor Dan Davidson

This summer Bryn Mawr Professor of Russian and Second Language Acquisition Dan Davidson spoke before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs at a hearing titled “Closing the Language Gap: Improving the Federal Government’s Foreign Language Capabilities.”

Davidson spoke about the importance of properly integrating linguistic and cultural education in both K-12 and undergraduate curricula, as well as adequately supporting faculty, administrators, policymakers and research in this effort.

Davidson’s full address to the committee was recently posted online and can be read on the committee’s website. The site also has a video of the full testimony, which can be viewed directly here.

dan-testimony-29-july-2010

Comments are closed.