FLRT leadership has organized a Job Search & Career panel of recent graduates and advanced doctoral students. Attendees will also have the opportunity to workshop their CV or resume. The event is Thursday, October 26, 2:20 to 3:30, in Arps 274 and Zoom. See the flyer to register.
FLRT, aka the Graduate Student Working Group for Foreign Language Research and Teaching, held the annual start of the academic year picnic this past Sunday at Goodale Park. Much food and fun were had by all!
The second International Conference on Linguistics Communication, LingComm23, is taking place online this week, February 6-9. LingComm brings together lingcommers from a variety of backgrounds, including linguists communicating with public audiences and communicators with a “beat” related to language. I will be on a panel ‘LingComm in the Academy’ with the fabulous Sharon Unsworth and Kirby Conrod.
The Language Pod is featured in Ohio State News! Check out the video and short article, which focus on students who work in the Pod as researchers and language science educators.
This Stroop Effect cookie comes from our after-hours reception in COSI’s Life exhibit to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Ohio State’s Language Sciences Research Lab at the Columbus Center of Science and Industry (COSI). Guests had opportunities to experience what it’s like to be in a research study about language, ask our computer “Avatar” questions about the pod, and chat with our student researchers. Language Pod Director Laura Wagner spoke about the past decade and on what we hope to accomplish in the future!
The Ohio Department of Education has funded Advancing Ohio’s English Learners (AOEL), a project for which I am a co-PI. The purpose of AOEL is to create a comprehensive system of supports for English learners and their families whose school learning and engagement have been negatively impacted during the coronavirus pandemic. Belinda Gimbert (Education Studies) and Melissa Ross (Center on Training and Education) lead the four-part project. Peter Sayer and I will lead Activity 3, the development and dissemination of digital resources for K12 educators who work with English learners.
I just participated in a virtual panel ‘The Ethics of Research with Immigrant Populations’, organized by the Center for Ethics and Human Values’ CARE program, funded by the Office of Research with support from the OSUMC Center for Bioethics and the College of Public Health. My co-panelists were Dr. Arati Maleku (College of Social Work) and Theresa Alfaro-Velcamp (Sonoma State University).