EVENTS

Calendar

Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Digital Scholarship Lab (2nd floor of the west wing in the MSU Main Library)
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[...]
Mar 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm B135 Wells Hall
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[...]
Mar 16 @ 8:15 am – 11:00 am B342 Wells
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[...]
Mar 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm East Lansing Public Library
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[...]
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm B135 Wells Hall
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.[...]
Mar 22 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm A222 Wells Hall
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[...]
Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm Club Spartan, Case Hall
Featuring Dr. Ridley Dr. Ridley will reflect on the interconnections and long history of jazz music and protest. In particular, he will examine the many connections between jazz and protest during the Civil Rights movement,[...]
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm B135 Wells Hall
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[...]
Apr 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm B342 Wells Hall
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[...]
Apr 4 @ 2:30 pm Spartan Statue
Please join us for the Commemoration of the First MSU MLK Assassination Protest March from the Kellogg Center to Beaumont Tower, led by Dr. Robert L. Green, Wednesday, April 4th at 2:30. Dr. Green led the first MLK march[...]
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am B243 Wells Hall
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.”
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Wells Hall, B117
The Muslim Studies Program Presents: The 2018 FilmFest & Locating Muslim Cinema(s) Conference Indian Film Night Moderators: S. Pillai & J. Singh
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Wells Hall, B117
The Muslim Studies Program Presents: The 2018 FilmFest & Locating Muslim Cinema(s) Conference Iranian Film Night Moderator: Kaveh Askari
Apr 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm B342 Wells Hall
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.”
Apr 11 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm B135 Wells Hall
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[...]
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Wells Hall, B117
The Muslim Studies Program Presents: The 2018 FilmFest & Locating Muslim Cinema(s) Conference Egyptian Film Night Moderator: Ayman Mohamed
Apr 12 @ 10:30 am – 9:30 pm International Center, Room 303
Locating Muslim Cinema(s) Conference International Center, Room 303: 10:30-10:45am – Welcome 10:45-11:45am – Kristian Petersen, “Muslim Movie Stars: The Celebrity Politics of Islam in Public” 12:00-1:00pm – Amir Hussain, “Keeping It Real: Muslims Creating Muslim[...]
Apr 13 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm International Center, Room 303
The 2018 Locating Muslim Cinema(s) Conference International Center, Room 303: 9:30-10:30am – Sitara Thobani, “Locating the Tawa’if Courtesan-Dancer in South Asian ‘Muslim Cinemas’” 10:45-11:45am – Fakhri Haghani, “Defa-e Moghadas (Sacred Defense) and the Making of[...]
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm B135 Wells Hall
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[...]
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm International Center, Rooms 302-303
One of the defining and intractable issues in contemporary literature of the Global South, African, South Asian, and Postcolonial in general, is dislocated people seeking refuge across national boundaries. This Symposium is a reflection on[...]
Apr 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am B443 Wells Hall
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[...]
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm B135 Wells Hall
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[...]
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am B243 Wells Hall
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm MSU Union, Lake Superior Room
Dr. Phillips will discuss 3 ongoing research projects at the Digital Humanities and Literary Cognition Lab (DHLC), and reflect on lessons learned from interdisciplinarity.
May 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm B243 Wells Hall
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.
May 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm B342 Wells Hall
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[...]
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm B342 Wells Hall
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[...]
Aug 23 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm B243 Wells Hall
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[...]
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm B243 Wells Hall
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[...]