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Found in Translation: Claire Tardieu & Céline Horgues

The Berkeley Language Center Cordially Invites You to the Upcoming Meeting of Its Found in Translation (FIT) Working Group  Does the European Tandem Language Learning Model still Apply in our Global Age? CLAIRE TARDIEU  Lecturer, Department of English, Sorbonne Nouvelle University CÉLINE HORGUES Senior Lecturer, Department of English, Sorbonne Nouvelle University Friday, April 19, 2019 12-1 pm…

Found in Translation: Jia Li, March 22

The Berkeley Language Center Cordially Invites You to the Upcoming Meeting of Its Found in Translation (FIT) Working Group   Academic English Language Acquisition and Cultural Awareness:  Filmmaking with English Language Learners * JIA LI John A. Sproul Research Fellow, Berkeley Language Center Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada * *…

L2 Journal Special Issue Call for Papers: Rethinking Critical Pedagogy in L2 learning and teaching

L2 Journal Special Issue Call for Papers “Rethinking Critical Pedagogy in L2 learning and teaching” Guest Editor: Panayota Gounari, University of Massachusetts Boston panagiota.gounari@umb.edu Deadline for submitting abstracts: May 1, 2019 Deadline for submitting manuscripts: November 18, 2019 Please send abstracts (300 words) and other queries to Panayota Gounari at panagiota.gounari@umb.edu. CFP L2 Special Issue…

Found in Translation: Julia Nee, March 8

The Berkeley Language Center Cordially Invites You to the Upcoming Meeting of Its Found in Translation (FIT) Working Group   Using Learner-Generated Work as Source Materials for a Language Revitalization Course * JULIA NEE Doctoral candidate, Department of Linguistics, UC Berkeley * * * Friday, March 8, 2019 12 - 1 p.m. in B-4 Dwinelle Hall  …

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.-…

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