News - Middle East Studies Center
Thursday, April 20, 2017
»Laura Robson, History Faculty, wrote an op-ed, "Mideast Partition Plans won’t Bring Peace, just Imperial Social Engineering" published on the Middle East news blog Informed Comment, April 19, 2017.
Monday, October 17, 2016
Monday, October 3, 2016
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literature faculty, was the convener and chair of the roundtable "The Current State of Persian Instruction at Colleges and Universities," held at the 10th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Iranian St
Monday, September 26, 2016
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literature faculty, presented "Persian as a Heritage Language" at the 10th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Iranian Studies at the University of Vienna in Austria, Aug.
Monday, May 2, 2016
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented “Creating Online Content-based Material for Persian: Lessons Learned” at the 19th annual conference of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages in Atlanta, April 24-26.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Friday, January 22, 2016
Monday, January 4, 2016
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented "Content-Based Instruction of Persian through Web-based Modules" at the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association in Denver, Nov. 23.
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