Linguistics Colloquium Series fall 2022 schedule includes alumni speakers

Published: August 5, 2022 Author: Staff reports

Ohio University’s Linguistics Colloquium Series announces its Fall 2022 schedule, which includes several recent alumni of the M.A. in Applied Linguistics program as well as professional development mentoring for current students.

Colloquia are Fridays from 12:55-1:50 p.m. via TEAMS, with several events also held in person. 


*Some colloquia where indicated will have in person speakers in Gordy 309 on the Athens campus of Ohio University.

Sept. 2: *Surviving and Thriving in the First Year of Graduate School – Panel Discussion

Sept. 9: *University policies prohibiting discrimination in the context of Title IX – Dr. Molly Bukky, Ohio University Equity and Civil Rights Compliance

Sept. 16: Vietnamese L2 Learners’ Attitudes Towards and Perceptions of Different Varieties of Vietnamese Accents –  An Sakach, Arizona State University

Sept. 23: Hypercorrection in ESL Learning/Teaching Contexts: Lessons from Sri Lanka – Dr. Maduranga Kalugampitiya, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Sept 30: Beliefs regarding English as a Hegemonic Language: The Case of Ecuadorian English Teachers – Dr. Ana Calle, University of Cuenca, Ecuador.

Oct 7: Mind the gap: Collaborative research on Global English perspectives and attitudes to improve pedagogical practice – Dr. Jeff Maloney, Brigham Young University-Hawaii.

Oct. 14: Speaker voice variability processing in spoken word recognition: An overview – Dr. Yu Zhang, Oklahoma State University

Oct. 21: *The Role of Localization Specialists within International News and Media Teams – Sam Bockoven, Content Localization Specialist.

Oct. 28: Motivational Strategy Use by Fl Swahili Instructors in the United States – Dr. Magdalyne Oguti Akiding, Howard University

How to Access the Colloquia via Teams

Colloquia are Fridays at 12:55-1:50 p.m. via Microsoft Teams.

For more information, contact Dr. David Bell, chair of Linguistics at Ohio University.