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Found in Translation: Ana Elisa S. C. S. Ferreira, Feb. 15

The Berkeley Language Center Cordially Invites You to the Upcoming Meeting of Its Found in Translation (FIT) Working Group   Can Social Media Be Used As a Teaching Tool? A Conversation With Pierre Lévy on Twitter *    ANA ELISA S. C. S. FERREIRA Visiting Scholar, Berkeley Language Center *  *  * Friday, February 15, 2019 12…

Found in Translation: Junhong Liu, Jan. 25

The Berkeley Language Center Cordially Invites You to the Upcoming Meeting of Its Found in Translation (FIT) Working Group   DEVELOPING INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE IN BUSINESS ENGLISH TEACHING: A Case Analysis of Intercultural Business Negotiation Classroom Activities * JUNHONG LIU Associate Professor, School of Foreign Languages, China Three Gorges University; Visiting Scholar, Berkeley Language Center, UC Berkeley *…

BLC Lecture Series, Spring 2019

Experiencing Language, Language Education and Social Justice in Times of Violence and Resistance Robert Train, Professor, Spanish, Sonoma State University Tuesday, February 5, 3-5pm The Multiliteracies Framework and Interpretive Communication: Curricular and instructional perspectives Kate Paesani, Director, Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition Friday, March 1, 3-5pm Language as Symbolic Power: What's in it…

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…

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