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Found in Translation: Sabrina Hax Duro Rosa, Dec. 5

The Berkeley Language Center Cordially Invites You to the Upcoming Meeting of Its Found in Translation (FIT) Working Group   English Language Teaching Through Symbolic Competence Development:  A Possible Response to Brazil’s Law of Quotas *      Sabrina Hax Duro Rosa Visiting Scholar, Berkeley Language Center, UC Berkeley *  *  * Wednesday, December 5, 2018 12:30 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.,…

In Memoriam: Susan Ervin-Tripp

With great sadness, we report that Susan Ervin-Tripp, the celebrated Berkeley sociolinguist and psycholinguist, has died at age 91. Professor Emerita in the Department of Psychology, Susan Ervin-Tripp was an innovative and interdisciplinary scholar, having also taught in Rhetoric and Women’s Studies during her Berkeley career. She was devoted to the study of language broadly,…

Found in Translation: Laura Sacia Bonicatto, Nov. 14

The Berkeley Language Center Cordially Invites You to the Upcoming Meeting of Its Found in Translation (FIT) Working Group "The Influence of Prevailing Ideology on Definitions in Duden Monolingual Dictionaries From the Third Reich Through the Reunification"   *     Laura Sacia Bonicatto Lecturer, Department of German, UC Berkeley *  *  * Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12 p.m.-…

Found in Translation: Maria Labarta, Nov. 5

The Berkeley Language Center Cordially Invites You to the Upcoming Meeting of Its Found in Translation (FIT) Working Group   "Translation Strategies for Filmic Text:  Idiom vs. Explicit Meaning in English Subtitles" *     María Labarta Postigo Professor, Faculty of Philology, Translation and Communication University of Valencia, Spain *  *  * Wednesday, November 7, 2018 12 p.m.-…

Found in Translation: Aria Razfar, Oct. 24

The Berkeley Language Center Cordially Invites You to the Upcoming Meeting of Its Found in Translation (FIT) Working Group  “Cracking the Code: Language, Learning, and Technology in Dystopian Times” Aria Razfar, Professor of Education and Linguistics, University of Illinois at Chicago  *  *  * Wednesday, October 24, 2018 12 p.m. - 1 p.m., B-4 Dwinelle…

Found in Translation: Gabriella Licata, Oct. 10

The Berkeley Language Center Cordially Invites You to the Upcoming Meeting of Its Found in Translation (FIT) Working Group  “Language Politics and Attitudes of the Genovese Variety” Gabriella Licata Ph.D. Candidate, Romance Languages and Literatures, UC Berkeley    *  *  * Wednesday, October 10, 2018 12 p.m. ­‐ 1 p.m., B-4 Dwinelle Hall   The…

Found in Translation: Paola Giunchi, Sept. 19

The Berkeley Language Center Cordially Invites You to the Upcoming Meeting of Its Found in Translation (FIT) Working Group  “The Role of Grammar in Language Teaching and Learning Across Time: From an Italian Perspective" Paola Giunchi, Professor, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy Wednesday, September 19, 2018 12-1 p.m., in B4 Dwinelle Hall Language teaching and learning…

BLC Lecture Series, Fall 2018

Film in the Language Classroom: A multiliteracies approach, and beyond Mark Kaiser, Associate Director, Berkeley Language Center Friday, September 14, 3-5pm Teaching a Spanish Literature Course Online: A skeptic's experience Mary Quinn, Associate Professor, Spanish, University of New Mexico Friday, October 12, 3-5pm Critical Language Pedagogy: Teaching about dialect variation, identity and power Amanda Godley,…

BLC Staff Receive Achievement Award

The BLC Team (Victoria Williams, John Wuorenmaa, Orlando Garcia, Keith Hernandez, Elle Suzuki) were recognized by the College of Letters and Science with a Staff Achievement Award for making the 2017 CALL Conference a resounding success. The BLC provided technical support in 6 conference rooms and hosted coffee breaks, two lunches, and 1 dinner for…

In Memoriam: Olga Kagan

We are sad to report that Olga Kagan, UCLA Professor of Russian and Director of the Center for World Languages and the Russian Flagship Program at UCLA, has died of leukemia at age 70. An applied linguist, Professor Kagan authored a dozen influential Russian textbooks, won awards for her contributions to Russian pedagogy, and was…

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