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Workshop & Lecture by Elizabeth Bernhardt, March 10, 2006

Workshop: What do we know about (literature) reading proficiency in a second language?   Lecture: Foreign languages surviving and thriving in conventional university settings by Elizabeth Bernhardt, Professor of German, and Stanford Language Center, Director, Stanford University, California WORKSHOP: This workshop will focus on second-language reading proficiency with a specific emphasis on upper-level expository and…

Lecture by Carl Blyth, April 19, 2002

Representing Language Use for Foreign Language Learners: Contributions of the Native, the Near-native, and the Non-native by Carl Blyth, University of Texas, Austin Friday, April 19, 2002

Lecture by Lothar Brodella, September 29, 2000

Literary Texts in the Foreign Language Classroom by Lothar Bredella, Professor of English and Director of the Institute for English Language and Literature, Justus-Liebig-Universitat GieBen, Bermany This paper will briefly describe some features of a pedagogy of literary texts (What is characteristic of literary texts?  What do they make the reader do?  How do we…

Lecture by Patricia Chaput, February 25, 2000

Tacit Assumptions:  Walls that Separate the Imagined Communities of Languages and Literary Studies by Patricia Chaput,Professor of the Practice of Slavic Languages, Director of the Slavic Program, Department of Slavic Language and Literatures, Harvard University The gap that separates language teaching from literature in the status hierarchy of our field is evident to anyone who…

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