September 18th 2019, 2:10-4:30 pm, Poulton 230

Student Presentation Dry-run for the 2019 Second Language Research Forum (SLRF) at Michigan State University

  • Ayşenur Sağdıç & Şeyma Toker: Expectations versus Reality: Narrative Positioning and Agency in L2 Learning
  • Jie (Stone) Qin: Pre-Task Planning and Discourse Cohesion: Analysis of Chinese EFL Learners’ Referential Use in Oral Narratives
  • Linxi Zhang: ¿Pol lo o Bol lo?: The Production of Stop Consonants by Chinese Learners of L3 Spanish
  • Xue Ma: Framing and Footing in Understanding Mandarin Tone Feedback in Classroom Interactions

September 10th 2019, 5:00-6:30 pm, White Gravenor 206

Mario Lopez-Gopar, Benito Juárez Autonomous University of Oaxaca, Lessons from Teachers & Children in Urban Centers in North America

May 1st 2019, 10:00 am-3:15 pm, Poulton 255, Poulton 230, ICC 202

Student Presentation Dry-run for the Annual American Association for Applied Linguistics Conference & Annual TESOL Convention, Atlanta 2019, cosponsored with the Critical Applied Linguistics Group in the Linguistics Department.

  • Aysenur Sagdic: Use it laughingly: Multilingual learners’ pragmatic and metapragmatic knowledge of Turkish formulaic expressions.
  • Minh Nguyen: Speaking like a real queen: Heritage language ideologies, metasociolinguistic stance taking, and ethnic identity in a Vietnamese American beauty pageant.
  • Jason D’Angelo: Multilingual trans identity construction: “It’s a right I have to use language from my own perspective.”
  • Mark Visona: Real news President Trump doesn’t want you to miss”: A systemic functional analysis of news items in emails from info@mail.whitehouse.gov (new window).
  • Yu-Tzu Chang: Effects of semantics and syntax on Chinese and Spanish native speakers’ Chinese sentence comprehension.
  • Amy Kim, Margaret Malone, & Yiran Xu: Long-term impact of a hybrid professional development program on FL instructors’ understanding of oral proficiency assessment.
  • Yiran Xu: Integrating structural and functional approaches to second language writing complexity: A study of L2 English expository writing.
  • Francesca Venezia & Nicholas Subtirelu: School Administrators as Language Policy Arbiters of the Seal of Biliteracy.
  • Seyma Toker: Translanguaging as a pedagogical approach with Syrian refugee learners in Turkey: Lessons learned from a collaborative inquiry.
  • Margaret Borowczyk: Credentialing heritage: The role of community heritage language schools in implementing the Seal of Biliteracy.

March 26th, 2019, 4:00-5:30 pm, ICC 450

Teaching Cognate L3 Languages at Georgetown University

  • Giuseppe Tosi: Assistant Teaching Professor at the Department of Italian
  • Farima S. Mostowfi: Associate Teaching Professor and Director of the Persian Language and Culture Program at the Department of Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies
  • Leah Adelson & Meagan Driver: doctoral students and instructors at the Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Michael Ferreira: Associate Professor at the Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Will Travers: doctoral student and instructor at the Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Amanda Ulldemolins: Catalan Lecturer at Institut Ramon Llull at the Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Patricia Balestra: Adjunct Lecturer at the Department of French and Francophone Studies

February 25th 2019, 4:30-6:00 pm, ICC 462

Jasone Cenoz & Durk Gorter, University of the Basque Country, Learning three languages through pedagogical translanguaging, cosponsored with the Department of Spanish and Portuguese & the Department of Linguistics..

February 21st 2019, 4:00-5:30pm, Poulton 230

Julie Sykes, University of Oregon, Extending our understanding of pragmatic competence in multilinguals: Applying a multidimensional, dynamic model to digital and non-digital contexts, cosponsored by GU’s Assessment and Evaluation Language Resource Center.

January 17th, 2019, 4:00-6:00 pm, Walsh 490

Nicholas Subtirelu, Georgetown University, Mixed Methods Research.