News - World Languages & Literatures
Monday, April 21, 2014
»Dirgham H. Sbait, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was invited to present a public lecture on “Palestinian Folk Poetry As Extemporized-Sung Rhymes: Genres, Major Topics, and the Learning and Training Process of the Poet-Singers of this Popular Zaj
Monday, April 14, 2014
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, titled “How Much Do We Know About Persian as a Heritage Language?,” at the second International Conference on Heritage/Community Languages at the National Heritage Languages Reso
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, served on a panel called “Putting the J in JRPG Japanese Culture and Videogames” at the Association of Asian Studies Annual Conference in Philadelphia, March 28.
Monday, April 7, 2014
»Steve Thorne, World Languages and Literatures faculty, with Alexandria Cesar and Shannon Guinn-Collins, Intensive English Language Program instructors, presented “503 Design Collective Site Visit” at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
»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
Monday, March 31, 2014
»Inger M. Olsen, World Languages and Literatures, participated in and presented a paper, "Denmark's Colonial Past Mirrored in 'Rejsen til Kærlighedens Ø' by Jette Kjærboe," at the Yale Conference on Baltic and Scandinavian Studies at Yale University in New
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was invited by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Nevada, Reno to give a lecture on “The Most Asked Questions in the History of Spanish,” March 12.
»Annabelle Dolidon and Stephanie Roulon, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented “How to Improve Learning with Digital Credentials” at the Central Connecticut State University eighth annual Conference for Language Teachers, March 8.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Monday, March 10, 2014
»Kimberly Atwill, World Languages and Literatures adjunct faculty, authored an article, “Beginning English Literacy Development and Achievement Among Spanish-Speaking Children in Arizona's English-Only Classrooms: A Four-Year, Two-Cohort Longitudinal Study
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was invited by Association of Teachers of Japanese in Oregon to give a lecture, “Chado — Japanese Tea Ceremony — as a Treasure House of Culture Learning,” at the Confederation in Oregon for Languag
Monday, March 3, 2014
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored an article about the Irish and Italian diaspora, “The Long Walk to Hibernia: The Italian Immigration to Ireland Diasporas, Traveling Nations, and Traveling Communities in ‘Chippers’ by Nino T
»Craig Epplin, Isabel Jaén, Lina Quiroga and Robert Sanders, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a panel discussion titled “Culture, Heritage, and Spanish at PSU” at the 2014 Confederation in Oregon for Language Teaching Conference at Pacifi
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 10, 2014
»Elisa Saturno Paasche, World Languages and Literature faculty, is collaborating with the online magazine Osho News as a translator, translating the article “Singing Is Your Birthright,” published Jan. 30.
Monday, February 3, 2014
»Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, and Katya Amato and Susan Kirtley, English faculty, served as panelists at the Wizard World Portland Comic Con convention on the topic “Getting Respect: Comics Go to College,” Jan. 23-25.
»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
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Monday, January 6, 2014
»Kimberly Atwill, World Languages and Literatures, authored a chapter, “The Many Possible Roles for Technology in the Reading-Writing Connection,” published in Teaching Reading and Writing: Improving Instruction and Student Achievement, Paul H. Brookes Pub
Wednesday, December 4, 2013