EVENTS

Calendar

1:00 pm
Presenters: Madeline Shellgren This workshop focuses on various notions of accessibility. We will start with questioning who students are and why that is important to consider. Together, we will also explore ways to make space[...]
Digital Scholarship Lab (2nd floor of the west wing in the MSU Main Library)
3:00 pm
Presenter: Dr. Anne Violin-Wigent As part of my current investigation on the effectiveness of explicit instruction, this project investigates the evolution of the accuracy of French liaisons produced by students over a semester. Do they actually[...]
B135 Wells Hall
Mar 16 @ 8:15 am – 11:00 am
8:15 am
Come to see graduate students in the SLS Program present the research they will share at upcoming national conferences! 8:15 AM: Dan Isbell and Susie Kim: Works-in-Progress session: Please choose to sit at Dan Isbell[...]
B342 Wells
5:30 pm
The 11th annual family literacy event, One World, Many Stories is proud to present Connie Schofield-Morrison’s, I Got the Rhythm, a book about expressing yourself through dance and music and being inspired by the rhythm[...]
East Lansing Public Library
1:00 pm
Presenter: Alissa Cohen This workshop will explore some of the challenges of promoting language study among American school children and look at the CeLTA Fellowship project I conducted this year to address some of these challenges.[...]
B135 Wells Hall
Mar 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
Are you interested in: History, Museums, Museum Education, Curation, Natural Science, Planetariums, Anthropology, Exhibition Design, or Parks and Recreation and Tourism? Come learn about the Museum Studies Minor.   Refreshments will be provided.   For[...]
105B Berkey Hall
3:00 pm
If a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing twice: Doing replication research Join us for a workshop on replication research! Dr. Graeme Porte from the University of Granada will lead us through a workshop on[...]
A222 Wells Hall
1:00 pm
Presenters: Drs. Susan Gass, Paula Winke, Koen Van Gorp, and Emily Heidrich Join us to hear updates on the Language Proficiency Flagship Initiative, funded by the National Security Education Program within the Defense Language and[...]
B135 Wells Hall
2:00 pm
Roman Chepyshko’s Ph.D. dissertation defense is open to the public. Please come to support Roman as he defends his dissertation on how adult ESL learners pattern more like native-English-speakers on their acceptance/non-acceptance of alternating and non-alternating verb phrases (like[...]
B342 Wells Hall
9:00 am
Shinhye Lee’s Ph.D. dissertation defense is open to the public. Please come to support Shinhye as she defends her dissertation entitled “Effective Planning in Real-Time Speaking Test Tasks.”
B243 Wells Hall
12:00 pm
Dustin Crowther’s Ph.D. dissertation defense is open to the public. Please come to support Dustin as he defends his dissertation entitled “Linguistic Measures of Second Language Speech: Moving From Monologic to Interactive Speech.”
B342 Wells Hall
1:30 pm
Presenter: Dr. Aline Godfroid In this presentation, I give an interim report on a research project designed to chart the English knowledge of English as a Second Language speakers studying at Michigan State University. The specific aims[...]
B135 Wells Hall
Apr 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
MSU students in Museum Studies and the Art History Student Association have been working since November to prepare the first exhibition in the new Broad Art Lab across the street from the Broad Art Museum.[...]
1:00 pm
Presenter: Drs. Zarema Kumakhova and Shannon Spasova This presentation will show a project that aims to facilitate the use of authentic reading texts throughout the Russian language curriculum. In first- and second-year Russian, students will complete[...]
B135 Wells Hall
9:30 am
Jeffrey Maloney’s Ph.D. dissertation defense is open to the public. Please come to support Jeffrey as he defends his dissertation on Fulbright foreign language teachers’ technology use in foreign language classrooms in the United States, and how technology[...]
B443 Wells Hall
6:00 pm
Students in Susan J. Bandes’ Curatorial Practices course at Michigan State University will be presenting In Our Nature: Dialogues Between Humans. This exhibition is collaboratively curated by the students and runs April 20, 2018 – May[...]
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
Presenter: Dmitrii Pastushenkov The purpose of this project was to develop teaching materials for online tutoring sessions using Zoom. The teaching materials include lesson plans, PowerPoint presentations, and recorded online sessions for IELTS Speaking Preparation, TOEFL[...]
B135 Wells Hall
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
B243 Wells Hall
1:00 pm
Magda Tigchelaar’s Ph.D. dissertation defense is open to the public. Please come to support Magda as she defends her dissertation on college students’ use of the NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-do Statements for self-assessment, and how self-assessment can better instructional practices.
B243 Wells Hall
May 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
3:30 pm
Ina Choi’s Ph.D. dissertation defense is open to the public. Please come to support Ina as she defends her dissertation on the differences in adult English language learners’ intentional and incidental L2 vocabulary learning. Her research is[...]
B342 Wells Hall
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Come and support Jie Liu as she defends her dissertation on Friday. Time and location: August 17 (Friday), 1:00 pm, B342 THE L2 ACQUISITION OF CHINESE CLASSIFIERS: COMPREHENSION AND PRODUCTION There is a long-standing discussion on whether[...]
B342 Wells Hall
Aug 23 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
9:30 am
All new SLS Ph.D. students: Orientation is 8/23/2018 at 9:30 AM in B243 in Wells Hall, with the lunch at noon in the Atrium. All SLS Faculty will join the meeting at 11 AM. Returning[...]
B243 Wells Hall
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
12:00 pm
Returning students: Please join the new students and all faculty at noon in the Wells Hall 2nd floor Atrium for lunch, and also from 1 to 2 PM in B243 for a mixer. A potluck[...]
B243 Wells Hall
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
9:00 am
You are invited to the annual “Surviving Grad School” panel, organized by SOSLAP. The panel, teamed by Drs. Dustin De Felice, Senta Goertler, Patti Spinner, Amanda Lanier & Charlene Polio, gives you a chance to ask[...]
Wells Hall B243
7:00 pm
This in-depth conversation will examine Michel Parmentier’s early experiments in painting and his collaborations with artists Daniel Buren, Olivier Mosset, and Niele Toroni. Dr. Philip Armstrong, Professor of Comparative Studies at The Ohio State University,[...]
Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum
10:00 am
Basics in R (R studio, installation, import files, running code, useful resources)  SLA researchers have been increasingly using R (a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics; see more details here) to perform data cleaning and[...]
Wells Hall A334
10:00 am
Testing & Tasting (or the language assessment research and reading group) is a group for practitioners and researchers interested in language testing and assessment. Meetings provide a forum for both faculty and students to learn[...]
Wells Hall B243