Lectures and Events


nevesoliveira

15 March, 2017

Teaching Culture in a Post-Communicative Approach Era:
New Possibilities and Perspectives

Daniel Augusto de Oliveira and Danilo Neves Pereira
Fulbright Teaching Assistants in Portuguese
Emory University

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Modern Language Building, room 201

RSVP required for this event to sshortt@emory.edu by 5:00 pm on March 13.

dillman

28 February, 2017

Translation, Language and Culture in and out of the Classroom

Lisa Dillman, Senior Lecturer in Spanish, Emory University

11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Cox Hall, Classroom C

RSVP required for this event to sshortt@emory.edu by noon on February 21.

mooremyitaly

13 February, 2017

MY ITALY: Teaching Culture and Language through Memory, Myths, and Lore

Judy Raggi Moore, Program Director, Italian Studies, Emory University

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Modern Language Building, room 201

atlantalinguisticlandscape

2 February, 2017

Mapping Atlanta's Linguistic Landscape

Hiram Maxim, Chair, German Studies, Emory College of Arts and Sciences

5:00 - 6:30 pm
Modern Languages room 201

onlineteaching

25 January, 2017

Teaching Languages and Cultures Online

Bumyong Choi (REALC), Simona Muratore (Italian Studies), Angela Muratore (Italian Studies), and Christine Ristaino (Italian STudies
Emory College of Arts and Sciences

4:00 - 6:00 pm
Modern Languages Building, room 201

RSVP required for this event to sshortt@emory.edu by noon on January 23.

malinowski

20 October, 2016


Acting on the Linguistic Landscape:  Performativity, Translation, and other possibilities for classroom intervention

David Malinowski
Language Technology and Research Specialist
Yale Center for Language Study

4:00 - 5:30 pm
Modern Languages Building, room 201

Please click here for a video of this event.

mukhtararnsperger

24 October, 2016

Scaffolded Activities and Assignments in the Second-Language Classroom

Shan Mukhtar and Levine Arnsperger
Assitant Diretors, English as a Second Language Program
Emory College of Arts and Sciences

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Modern Languages Building room 201

RSVP required for this event to sshortt@emory.edu by noon on October 18.

miyake

28 September, 2016

Beyond the Basics - Maximizing the Potential of Instructional Technologies

Harumi Miyake
Instructor of Japanese, Department of Russian and East Asian Studies
Emory College of Arts and Sciences

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Modern Languages Building room 201

RSVP required for this event to sshortt@emory.edu by September 19

ciejka

13 September, 2016

Is Honesty a New Conditional Mood? A Workshop on Cheating in Language Courses

Jason Ciejka
Assistant Dean, Office of Undergraduate Education
Emory College of Arts and Sciences

4:00 - 5:30 pm
Oxford Road Building Auditorium

careerctr

Professional Development
Emory College Language Center and The Career Center

August 31, 2016, Meet and Greet
6:00 pm in Modern Languages Building room 201

September 14, 2016, Resume Renovation
11:30 am at The Career Center

September 21, 2016, Fall Career Fair
11:00 am at the Woodrff Physical Education Center

September 28, 2016, Nonprofit Networking Night
7:00 pm, Cox Hall Ballroom

October 5, 2016, Check Ins1:00 pm, Modern Languages Building room 201

October 19, 2016, Grad School Fair
5:30 - 7:30 pm, Cox Hall Ballroom

November 2, 2016, Going Global
6:00 - 7:00 pm, Modern Languages room 201

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11 April, 2016

Teaching for Intercultural Competence: Images as a Point of Reference

Gwen Barnes-Karol and Maggie Broner
Saint Olaf College

4:00 - 7:00 pm
Modern Languages Building Room 201

RSVP required for this event, sshortt@emory.edu

melion

5 April, 2016

What's in an Emblem: Polyglot Cultures of Learning in EArly Modern Europe

Walter S. Melion
Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Art History
Emory University

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Modern Languages Building Room 201

mccarter

17 March, 2016

Teaching Grammar Outside of the Classroom: Creating a Rich Digital Environment

Elliot McCarter
Instructor and Language Coordinator in Hindi-Urdu
Department of Middle Eastern and south asian Studies
Emory University

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Modern Languages Building Room 201

schweig

1 March, 2016

Tones, Tonemes, and Finding the Perfect Flow:
Language Aesthetics in Sinophone Hip-Hop from Taiwan

Meredith Schweig
Assistant Professor, Ethnomusicology
Emory University

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Modern Languages Building Room 201
RSVP required for this event, sshortt@emory.edu by February 24

garretrucks

25 February, 2016

Intercultural competence:
Bridging theory and praxis

Paula Garrett-Rucks
Assistant Professor
Second Language Acquisition,
Foreign Language Acquisition and French
Georgia State University

Modern Languages building room 201
4:00 pm

Please click here for a video of this event.

LLimage

9 February, 2016

Linguistic Landscapes of the World -
A Student Photo Exhibit from the 2015 Summer Study Abroad Programs

Modern Languages room 201
ongoing through April 25, 2016

kahlon

21 January, 2016

Take Some Tech

Pazit Kahlon Shelnutt
Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies

Modern Languages room 201
11:30 am - 12:45 pm

pretexts

14 January, 2016

Pre-Texts
Pedagogy Workshop

Led by Vialla Hartfield-Méndez, Director of Engaged Learning, CFDE
Professor of Pedagogy, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

in collaboration with Bobbi Patterson, Professor of Pedagogy, Department of Religion

Modern Languages building room 201
4:15 - 7:30 pm

vtworkshop

2 December, 2015

How to Use VoiceThread in the Classroom

Leach Chuchran
Center for Digital Scholarship

Woodruff Library room 314
12:00 - 1:30 pm

RSVP is required for this event. Contact Sarah Shortt, sshortt@emory.edu, by November 25. 

coropceanu

11 November, 2015

Teaching Methods:Promoting FL Learning as a Process of Discovery

Lilia Coropceanu
Senior Lecturer of French
Emory University

Woodruff Library room 422Noon

RSVP is required for this event. Contact Sarah Shortt, sshortt@emory.edu, by November 9.

watanabe

9 November, 2015

Enhancing and Assessing Intercultural Learning in Foreign Language Programs

Yukiko Watanabe Senior Consultant and Assessment Specialist
Center for Teaching and Learning
University of California, Berkeley

Modern Languages Building room 201
4:30 - 7:30 pm

careercenterlanguage

Careers in Language Workshop Series

in cooperation with the Emory University Career Center

30 September, 2015 5:00 pm
14 October, 2015 5:00 pm
28 October, 2015 5:00 pm
11 November, 2015 5:00 pm

All sessions will take place in the Modern Languages Building, room 201

maxim

19 October, 2015

Thinking curricularly about collegiate language studies: A report from the Emory German studies department

Hiram Maxim
Professor and Chair
Department of German Studies
Emory University

Modern Languages Building room 201
Noon

RSVP is required for this event. Contact Sarah Shortt, sshortt@emory.edu, by October 15.

hardy

14 October, 2015

Teaching Tips and Tactics
Teaching Grammar in the Second Language Classroom

Jack Hardy
Visiting Assistant Professor
Program in Linguistics
Emory University

Woodruff Library room 422
12:00-1:00 pm

Careers in Language Workshop Series

First meeting September 30, 2015

careercenterfirst

On September 30, Emory students with language majors and minors had the valuable opportunity to meet their Language Career Adviser, Don Cornwell, who is also the Director of the Career Center. Not only was this the first collaborative effort between the Emory College Language Center (ECLC) and the Career Center, but this was also the first event in the Career Workshop Series designed for language majors. It was an informal opportunity to discuss students’ career plans with their adviser. Director Don Cornwell started out by introducing himself and the Career Center. He emphasized how he can help students by giving students suggestions in finding a career path or connecting them to professionals who are in the industry of interest. Following Director Cornwell’s introduction, the floor opened to the students to introduce themselves and their career aspirations. Most of the students had an other majors in addition to their language majors and were exploring different career opportunities. There was a wide range of career interests ranging from flight attendant to working for the Peace Corps. The students were very open to discussing their personal interests and many students stayed after for a few minutes to make appointments with Director Cornwell. The next “Careers in Language Workshop”, entitled “Exploring Your Career Path: An Exercise and Discussion to Identify/Clarify Career Interests and Options”, will be held on October 14th at 5:00pm in room 201 Modern Languages Building.

ecke

10 September, 2015

Student Analytics and the Longitudinal Evaluation of Language Programs

Peter Ecke
Professor of German and Second Language Acquisition
The University of Arizona

Modern Languages Building room 201
4:00 PM

Please click here for a video of this event.

teixeira

9 September, 2015

Teaching Tips and Tactics
Developing Effective Rubrics

Ana Teixeira
Lecturer of Portuguese
Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Modern Languages Building room 201
12:00-1:00 pm

connecting

25 August, 2015

Connecting New Emory Language Teachers

Modern Languages Building room 201

Click below for the subjects presented at this event. 

Introduction to language teaching at Emory (Language departments, ECLC, GER HAL, etc.), Hong Li

Resources for teaching languages at Emory, Bumyong Choi

Reflecting Language Teaching (observation methods: teaching journals, audio/video recording, peer observation and collaboration, introcudtion to action research), Jack Handy

Resources for teaching methodologies (outside sources such as the University of Texas at Austin, TATTO, Open resources, etc/), Lilia Coropceanu


The Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies
First Annual Cultural Festival

mesasgala

On Monday, March 30, 2015, the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies, with the support of the Emory College Language Center, presented its first annual cultural festival, “Celebrating MESAS Languages Through Music and Song.” The event was an exciting way for students in the five language programs in the department – Arabic, Hebrew, Hindi, Persian and Tibetan – to deepen their learning and to develop relationships across regional and linguistic boundaries. Building on the idea that communication takes many forms and crosses cultures in many ways, students from each of the language programs expressed their culture through musical performance. The students from the Arabic program performed Habibi Ya Nour Al Ain (Beloved, Light of My Eyes) and regional dancing. Students within the Hebrew program sang Yachad (Together). Students in the Hindi program sang and danced to a hit Bollywood piece, Maahi Ve (Oh My Beloved). Students from the Persian program sang a classic pop song, Porsoon Porsoon (Looking for the beloved). The students from the Tibetan program closed the event with a traditional song titled Mahb-Jah Yong-Yong (The Stride of the Peacock). The reception afterwards allowed students to meet with one another and their professors. Students and faculty enjoyed light refreshments provided by the Persian and Hindi programs, featuring a balanced blend of sweet and salty treats.
 

pankova

16 April, 2015

Connecting Linguistic Complexity to Semantic Complexity of Advanced Literacy Contexts: Implications for Fostering Advanced Language Use in FL Curriculum Construction and Pedagogy

Marianna Ryshina-Pankova
Director of Curriculum
Assistant Professor of German
Georgetown University

Modern Languages Room 201
4:00 pm

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remington

4 March, 2015

Grounded: Place and Time in Political Science

Thomas Remington
Goodrich C. White Professor of Political Science
Emory University

Modern Languages Building
Room 201
4:00 pm

leeman

26 February, 2015

Reading the Linguistic Landscape: New Approaches for Research and Teaching

Jennifer Leeman
Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics
George Mason University

Oxford Building Presentation Auditorium
4:00 pm

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ristaino

18 February, 2015

Student Pedagogues and Documenting Learning: Creating an Intentional Classroom Through Reggio Emilia Techniques

Christine Ristaino
Senior Lecturer of Italian
Emory University

Modern Languages Building
Room 201
4:00 pm

Tarone

27 January, 2015

Revitalizing Foreign Languages in the Academy

Elaine Tarone
Director, Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA)
Distinguished Teaching Professor
University of Minnesota

Oxford Building Presentation Auditorium
4:00 pm

Click here for a video of this event.

Mapping

18 November, 2014

Mapping East Asian Cultures in the US:
Geolocative-Learning Projects in Language Courses

Math and Sciences Center
Room N302

sustainabilitylanguagesoct2014

28, October, 2014

"Innovative Teaching of Languages and Cultures through Sustainability Issues"

A workshop presented with the Office of Sustainability Initiatives. 

RSVP is required for this event. Contact Sarah Shortt, sshortt@emory.edu, by October 21.

jeffreylesser

22 October, 2014

"The Creation of National Ethnic Identities in Brazil: Language and the Case of Guerrilla Leader Shizuo Ozawa"

A lunch and learn presentation with Jeffrey Lesser
Chair, Department of History
Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of History
Emory University

Modern Languages Building room 201

RSVP is required for lunch. Contact Sarah Shortt, sshortt@emory.edu, by October 15.

Jenny Chio

7 October, 2014

Finding Phrases in Rural Ethnic China: Anthropological Lessons Learned from A Landscape of Travel

A lunch and learn presentation with Jenny Chio, Assistant Profesor in the Department of Anthropology, Emory University

Anthropology Buidling room 206

RSVP is required for lunch. Contact Sarah Shortt, sshortt@emory.edu, by September 30.

johnstone

27 March, 2014

"100% Authentic Pittsburgh": A Heuristic Approach to Discourse in Context

Barbara Johnstone
Professor of Rhetoric and Linguistics
Department of English
Carnegie Mellon University

Oxford Building Presentation Auditorium
4:15 pm

Click here for a video of this event. 

korean_tv

19 March, 2014

Developing and Teaching a Hybrid Online Course using Korean TV Drama

A lunch and learn presentation with Bumyong Choi (Lecturer of Korean) of the Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, recipient of of the 2013 ECLC Curriculum Development Fellowship 

Woodruff Library room 422

RSVP is required for lunch. Contact Sarah Shortt, sshortt@emory.edu, by March 17.

sustainability_and_languages

27 February, 2014

Sustainability and Languages: Strategy for Course Development and Creative Engagement

A workshop presented with the Office of Sustainability.  Facilitated by Peggy Barlett. 

RSVP is required for this event. Contact Sarah Shortt, sshortt@emory.edu, by February 14.

lera_boroditsky

18 February, 2014

Relationships Between Language and Thought

Lera Boroditsky
Associate Professor, Department of Cognitive Science
University of California-San Diego

Oxford Building Presentation Auditorium
4:00 pm

elana_shohamy

10 February, 2014

Linguistic Landscape: A Wide Lens for Documenting, Analyzing and Interpreting Societal Conflicts

Elana Shohamy
Professor of Language Education
Tel Aviv University

Oxford Building Presentation Auditorium
4:00 pm

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instructional_tech

3 February, 2014

Multiple Instructional Technologies at Work in the Foreign Language Classroom

A lunch and learn presentation with Hong Li (Senior Lecturer of Chinese) and Aya McDaniel (Instructor of Japanese) of the Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures

Modern Languages Building room 201

RSVP is required for lunch. Contact Sarah Shortt, sshortt@emory.edu, by January 28.

kramsch

27 January, 2014

(Criticial) discourse analysis in foreign language study in an age of multilingualism

Claire Kramsch
Professor of German and Education
University of California-Berkeley

Oxford Building Presentation Auditorium
4:00 pm

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kinginger

18 November, 2013

The Ethnography of Language Learning in Study Abroad

Celeste Kinginger
Professor of Applied Linguistics and French
Penn State University

White Hall 207
4:15 pm 

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ethnography_roundtable

12 November, 2013

"Towards and Understanding of Ethnography"

A roundtable discussion with Anna Grimshaw (Institute of Liberal Arts), Debra Vidali (Anthropology), and Donald Tuten (Spanish and Linguistics)

Modern Languages Building
Room 201 

RSVP is required for lunch. Contact Sarah Shortt, sshortt@emory.edu, by November 1.

pamela_scully

24 October, 2013

"How do we know? The nature of evidence: Presenting Emory's Quality Enhancement Plan"

Pamela Scully
Chair, Emory QEP Committee
Director, Center for Faculty Development and Excellence
Vice assistant provost for academic affairs
Professor of WGSS and African Studies 

Modern Languages Building
Room 201

RSVP is required for lunch. Contact Sarah Shortt, sshortt@emory.edu, by October 16

aima

October 12-15, 2013

International Association for the Study of Middle and Mixed Arabic
Fourth International Symposium
Emory University

"The Role of Middle/Mixed Arabic in the Standardization of Modern Arabic in its Actual Written/Spoken Use"

Oak Amphitheater, Emory Conference Center

For more information contact bhary@emory.edu or rliebe2@gmail.com

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