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Fall 2021: 50th Anniversary Colloquia

Colloquia are Fridays from 12:55-1:50 p.m. via Microsoft TEAMS.

*Some colloquia where indicated will have in person speakers in Gordy 301 on the Athens campus of Ohio University. All colloquia are accessible via Microsoft TEAMS.

Sept. 3: Surviving and Thriving in the First Year of Graduate School – Panel Discussion

Sept. 10: University policies prohibiting discrimination in the context of Title IX - Dr. Molly Bukky, Ohio University Equity and Civil Rights Compliance

Sept. 17: Second Language Listening from the Learners’ Perspective -  Dr. Jesus Toapanta, University of Alberta

Sept. 24: A big earthquake occurred many people to sudden death???: Hidden degrees of acceptability among English resultative sentences - Dr. Hiro Oshita, Ohio University

Oct. 1: *Microsoft Teams and Instruction: A Practical Guide - Mike Dombroski, Ohio University

Oct 8: *Teaching Large-Enrollment Online Language Courses: Faculty Perspectives and an Emerging Curricular Model – Dr. Dawn  Bikowski,  Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, Monterey, CA and Dr. Keira Park, Ohio University.

Oct. 22: *The Coloniality of Language: English in the U.S. and South Africa, Spanish in Mexico – Gaby Castaneda, Ohio University and Ana Deumert, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Oct 29: Spanish L2 Writing Assessment: Lexical Sophistication and Lexical Diversity as Predictors of Proficiency – Carla Consolini, University of Oregon

Nov. 5: *Ethnography of a Flint-Lock Musket Blast – Dr. Chris Thompson, Ohio University

Nov. 12: Gestures Used by Bilingual Teenagers to Resolve Lexical Ambiguity - Elizabeth Michelle Ray, Escola das Nações School of Nations International School, Brasilia, Brazil