News - Middle East Studies Center
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Monday, March 30, 2015
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored her second book, Persian in Use: An Elementary Textbook of Language and Culture, published by Leiden University Press, 400 pp. The book is accompanied by a website, www.persianinuse.com [t
Monday, March 2, 2015
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, has been elected to serve as the individual member-at-large on the executive board of the National Council on Less Commonly Taught Languages.
Monday, January 12, 2015
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, chaired the annual meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Persian at the Middle East Studies Association conference in Washington, D.C., Nov. 22.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Monday, October 13, 2014
»Suwako Watanabe and Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literatures faculty, received a two-year Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language grant from the U.S. Department of Education to develop online learning modules for advanced learners
Monday, May 26, 2014
»Keith Walters, Applied Linguistics faculty, presented a paper, “The Problematics of Speak-English-Only Rules in the U.S. Workplace: A Sociolinguistic Perspective,” at the Seconda Università degli Studi Di Napoli Centre for Research in Language and Law’s T
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was elected president of the American Association of Teachers of Persian, the leading organization for teaching Persian nationwide.
Monday, April 7, 2014
»Talya Bauer and Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, co-authored an article, titled “Delineating and Reviewing the Role of Newcomer Capital in Organizational Socialization,” published in the journal Annual Review of Organizational Psychology a
»Keith Walters, Applied Linguistics faculty, organized a panel, “Language Access in Healthcare and Recent Changes in the Law: Possibilities for Applied Linguists,” and on the panel co-presented a paper, “Applied Linguistics in the Service of Improved Healt
»Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, “Rewriting Iraq’s Iconic Places: Najaf in Murtada Gzar’s Al-Sayyid Asghar Akbar,” at the American Comparative Literature Association annual meeting at New York University in New
»Kimberley Brown, Applied Linguistics and International Studies faculty, and alum Laurene Christensen presented “Does Intercultural Education Really Matter in Teacher Education?” at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages 2014 International
Monday, March 3, 2014
»Barbara Tint, Conflict Resolution faculty, presented a plenary session on networking skills at the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Student Leaders Alumni Professional Development Conference in Casablanca, Morocco, Feb. 21-25. Tint traveled on a
»Anne McClanan, Art + Design faculty, presented “Digital Humanities in Byzantine and Medieval Studies” at the University of California, Berkeley, Feb. 27.
Monday, February 24, 2014
»Pelin Basci, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a talk titled "Istanbul: the Imagined City" for a panel on Envisioning Urban Istanbul, held at the University of Oregon in Portland, Feb. 12.
Monday, February 3, 2014
»Pelin Basci, World Languages and Literatures faculty, participated in the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages-American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages workshop, held to annotate the proficiency guidelines for Turkish language
Monday, January 6, 2014
»Berrin Erdogan, Business Administration faculty, gave a talk, titled “Employer-Employee Relationship,” at the Changing Employment Relationship and Worker Well-Being conference organized by Oregon Health & Science University and the PSU Occupational Health
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
»Priya Kapoor, Communication and International Studies faculty authored a lead theory chapter, "A Genealogy of Occupy within Transnational Contexts and Communication Research" published in an edited anthology, Understanding Occupy from Wall Street to Portl