Event Date: 
09/21/2018 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Presenter: Bilal Humeidan 

Title: The Role of Colloquial Arabic in Modern Standard Arabic Instruction

The talk will present an analysis of data collected to study students' attitudes toward the problems of learning Arabic as a foreign language. The study sought to assess (a) how students imagine Arabic to be used in the real world, and (b) for what purposes and why students prefer either colloquial Arabic or MSA in class.

Event Date: 
10/11/2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Presenter: Emma Trentman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Arabic at University of New Mexico

Title: Research-based interventions for language and intercultural learning during study abroad

Event Date: 
10/18/2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Presenter: Zvi Gilboa

Title: Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll: Using Drama Series as Core Components of the Intermediate and Advanced Levels

Event Date: 
11/01/2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Vialla Hartfield-Méndez, Ph.D., Professor of Pedagogy at Emory University

Title: University and Community Partners Learning and Leading Together

Event Date: 
11/09/2018 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Presenter: Abdul Nasir

Title: New vocabulary in Hindi - Meaning changing of old words and invention of new words

In past few years people are using a lot of new vocabulary in Hindi. Some of these words are brand new words and invented by politicians or comedians but on the other hand some preexisting words are being used for some additional meanings and at the same time some taboo words have come in the main stream conversation as they were never taboo.

Event Date: 
11/30/2018 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Presenter: Emily Scida

Title: Research on Teaching and Learning in the Foreign Language Classroom

Graduate student instructors of Spanish will present the results of their research on teaching and learning in this interactive poster session.  Join us in a celebration of their work and a lively discussion of their experiments and research in the language classroom.