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2007-08 SLA Events

Reception for Graduating SLA Student Sookyung Cho
4:00 pm, Wednesday, May 14
1322 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Avenue
Join us in congratulating Dr. Cho on her accomplishment!

Second Language Acquisition (SLA) Graduate Student Symposium: Evolving Perspectives in SLA

Friday, April 11-Saturday, April 12, 2008
University of Wisconsin-Madison Lowell Center

Co-Sponsored by the UW-Madison SLA Graduate Student Organization (SLAG) and Foreign Language Acquisition Research and Education Students (FLARES), University of Iowa. Funding for the symposium is from the College of Letters and Science Anonymous Fund, the Wisconsin Experience Grant, and the Associated Students of Madison.

SLA Talk Series

Second-Language Acquisition by Low-Literate Learners: An Under-Studied Population
Elaine Tarone, University of Minnesota
3:30 pm, Tuesday, March 25
254 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Avenue

Action-based Teaching, Autonomy and Identity
Leo van Lier, Monterey Institute of International Studies
4:00 pm, Tuesday, October 2
254 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Avenue

Doing Not Being a Foreign Language Learner: Working in English as a 'Lingua Franca'
Alan Firth, Newcastle University, UK
4:00 pm, Tuesday, October 16, 2007
254 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive

Lectures in the SLA Talk Series are sponsored by Doctoral Program in Second Language Acquisition and the Language Institute, with funding from the College of Letters and Science Anonymous Fund.

2007-08 Language Institute Lectures

Members of the SLA Community are warmly invited to attend lectures in the Language Institute 2007-08 lecture series: Assessing Language Learning. Talks in the series are:

  • A Priori Assessment of Complex Language Tasks by Practitioners
    Gerard Westhoff, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    3:30 pm, Tuesday, February 12, 2008; 254 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive
  • Making the Most of Assessment and Evaluation in College Foreign Language Programs
    John Norris, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
    12:00 pm, Monday, September 10, 2007; 254 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive
  • Standards-based Measures of Proficiency (STAMP) and the Ecology of Assessment
    Carl Falsgraf , University of Oregon
    12:00 pm, Thursday, October 18, 2007; 254 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive
  • Dynamic Assessment: The Dialectical Integration of Instruction and Assessment
    James P. Lantolf, Pennsylvania State University
    4:00 pm, Thursday, April 10, 2008; 254 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive

Graduate Student Symposium: Exploring Form, Function and Discourse Practices

4:00-6:30 pm, Thursday, December 6
6191 and 6176 Helen C. White, 600 N. Park St.

Featuring presentations by the class of English 713 on topics in Applied Linguistics.
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Orientation for Incoming SLA PhD Majors

(required for all new studnets)
4:00 pm, Wednesday, August 29
1322 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Avenue

Fall 2007 SLA Reception

5:30 pm, Wednesday, August 29
1322 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Avenue
All members of the SLA community are welcome. Light refreshments will be served

Perspectives from SLA Students on the Dissertation

Presentations from SLA Dissertators Isabelle Drewelow and Sookyung Cho
Introduction and discussion facilitated by SLA Co-Director Diana Frantzen

4:00 pm, Tuesday, November 27
1418 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive

The transition from taking courses, writing papers and studying for exams to researching and writing the dissertation can be an exciting and intellectually invigorating time.  It can also be lonely and sometimes overwhelming.  The SLA Program encourages students at the dissertation stage to share their ongoing work and experiences with other students in the program, especially with other dissertators.  To begin, on November 27, SLA dissertators Isabelle Drewelow and Sookyung Cho will give informal presentations on their dissertation projects and share their experiences on the process.  Then, we will discuss ways in which dissertators might extend and adapt the model of the prelims study  group to the dissertation stage of doctoral studies.  All SLA students are invited to attend; dissertators are particularly encouraged to come.

Sponsored by the Doctoral Program in Second Language Acquisition

2006-2007 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

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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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