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Upcoming Events in the Spring 2014 Semester


Campus Visit and Invited Lecture by Dale Koike

Dale Koike, University of Texas at Austin, will visit UW-Madison on April 30 to give the presentation Changing Frames in Native Speaker and Learner Talk: Moving Toward a Dymanic `Shared Repetoire.' The talk is scheduled for 4:00 pm in room 254 Van Hise Hall.

Sponsored by the SLA program with funding from Professor Richard Young.


Coffee, Cake and Conversation with SLA Director Monika Chavez

11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Wednesdays (note the new day and time): January 29; February 12, 26; March 12, 26; April 9, 23; May 7. 1322 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive.

All SLA students are warmly invited to drop by for coffee, informal conversation and cake!


SLA Dissertator Writing Group

The SLA dissertator writing group will meet in 294 Van Hise Hall from 8:45-10:45 am on the following dates. SLA faculty will participate on Wednesday mornings.

  • Wednesday, January 29 (Monika Chavez)
  • Monday, February 10
  • Wednesday, February 26 (Richard Young)
  • Wednesday, March 12
  • Wednesday, March 26 (Karen Evans-Romaine)
  • Monday, April 7
  • Wednesday, April 23 (faculty TBD)
  • Monday, May 5

Brownbag Series: Language Learning in ConTEXT

A series of brownbag discussions in the Spring 2014 on approaches to teaching and learning language through TEXTS. Sponsored by the Doctoral Program in Second Language Acquisition and Language Institute.

12:00-1:00 pm, Wednesday, February 5, 1418 Van Hise Hall

  • Introduction to the Series, Monika Chavez, SLA PhD Program; Department of German

12:00-1:00 pm, Monday, February 17, 1418 Van Hise Hall

  • Readings in Swedish Literature (tent. title), Susan Brantly, Department of Scandinavian Studies
  • Making Literature 'Relevant': Teaching Classic Russian Literature in Contemporary Contexts, Karen Evans-Romaine, Department of Slavic Languages and Literature 

12:00-1:00 pm, Friday, March 7, 1322 Van Hise Hall

  • The Representation of Formal/Informal Address in Spanish-language Literature, Diana Frantzen, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Why Semiotics is Important in Second Language Acquisition, Francois Tochon, Department of French and Italian; Curriculum and Instruction
  • Mediating Minorities: Literature, Migration, and Foreign Language Teaching in the United States, Venkat Mani, Department of German

12:00-1:00 pm, Thursay, March 27, 1418 Van Hise Hall

  • Using an Absurdist Play by Václav Havel to Teach Fourth-Semester Czech, David Danaher, Department of Slavic Languages and Literature
  • Textbook Wars: Competing Philosophies of how to Teach Latin Language and Literature, Will Brockliss, Department of Classics

12:00-1:00 pm, Tuesday, April 8, 1418 Van Hise Hall

  • Bringing Discourse Research into the Classroom: Examples from Swahili, Katrina Daly Thompson, Department of African Languages and Literature
  • Title TBA, Heather Willis Allen, Department of French and Italian

12:00-1:00 pm, Monday, April 28, 1418 Van Hise Hall

  • Student Panel. Panelists TBA.

For more information: Monika Chavez or Dianna Murphy.

 

 


Previous 2013-14 Events


Campus Visit and Invited Lecture by Michael Byram

Michael Byram, Durham University (emeritus), will visit UW-Madison on April 17-18 to give the invited talk, Content Based Instruction in Foreign Language Education. The talk is scheduled for 4:00 pm, Thursday, April 17 in the Wisconsin Idea Room (159), Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall. Stay tuned for details about the visit!

 


2014 SLA Graduate Student Symposium

Friday, April 11 - Saturday, April 12, 2014
Venue: Pyle Center
Co-sponsored by the University of Iowa and University of Wisconsin-Madison

See the symposium website for more information!

 


Online Chats with SLA Director Monika Chavez

8:00-9:00 am, Friday, September 13 and Friday, September 20.


Coffee, Cake and Conversation with SLA Director Monika Chavez

12:00-1:00 pm, Tuesdays: September 10, October 1, October 8, October 22, November 5, November 12, November 19, December 3, December 10
1322 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive


Orientation for Fall 2013 Incoming SLA Students

2:15-3:30 pm, Friday, August 30, 2013
1351 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive


SLA Doctoral Program Fall Reception

3:30-4:30 pm, Friday, August 30, 2013
1322 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive


Previous SLA Events

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Upcoming Events

Invited Lecture: Changing Frames in Native Speaker and Learner Talk: Moving Towards a Dynamic 'Shared Repertoire'

Dale Koike, University of Texas, Austin
4:00 pm, Wednesday, April 30, 2014
254 Van Hise Hall

Learn more>

Graduation Reception

2:00-4:00pm, Friday, May 16
1418 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive.

Join the SLA community in recognizing the achievements of its newest graduates. Cake and drinks will be served.

Ongoing Events/Series in 2013-14

Language Institute 2013-14 Lecture Series: Language Matters: Wisconsin and the World

Several SLA faculty will be giving talks for this new faculty lecture series. Most talks are scheduled at 5:00 pm on the first Monday of the month in the Wisconsin Idea Room of the Education Building (exception: talk by SLA faculty member Katrina Daly Thompson, 4:00 pm, February 3). View the schedule >

Spring 2014 Brownbag Series: Language Learning in ConTEXT

A series of brownbag discussions on approaches to teaching and learning language through TEXTS. Sponsored by the SLA PhD Program and the Language Institute. Brownbags scheduled for 12:00-1:00 pm on February 4, 17; March 7, 27; April 8, 28. View the schedule >

Coffee, Cake and Conversation with SLA Director Monika Chavez

All SLA students are warmly invited to drop by for coffee, informal conversation and sometimes even cake!11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Wednesdays (note the new day and time): January 29; February 12, 26; March 5, 26; April 9, 23; May 7. 1322 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive.

SLA Dissertator Writing Group

The SLA dissertator writing group will meet in 294 Van Hise Hall from 8:45-10:45 am on the following dates. SLA faculty will participate on Wednesday mornings: Wednesday, January 29 (Monika Chavez);Monday, February 10; Wednesday, February 26 (Richard Young); Wednesday, March 12; Wednesday, March 26 (Karen Evans-Romaine); Monday, April 7; Wednesday, April 23 (faculty TBD); Monday, May 5


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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