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News: August 2014

Composition and TESOL Community Featured in Special Issue of TESOL Journa

The September 2014 special issue of TESOL Journal, co-edited by Gloria Park and Sarah Henderson Lee, includes articles by other members of IUP’s Composition and TESOL program: Curtis Porter, Ann Amicucci, and IUP alumni Jocelyn Amevuvor and Indah Puspawati.

Posted on 8/29/2014 10:20:36 AM

Weinstein and Park Publish on Learning Spaces for Experiential and Transactional Reflection

Professors Daniel Weinstein and Gloria Park’s article, “Helping Students Connect: Architecting Learning Spaces for Experiential and Transactional Reflection,” will be published in the Journal of Pedagogic Development in November 2014.

Posted on 8/25/2014 10:16:35 AM

Become a Teacher of English as an International Language in Two Semesters

The IUP English Department is now accepting applications for the fall 2015 cohort for the TESOL Graduate Certificate of Recognition program: 18 credits in two semesters.

Posted on 8/25/2014 9:11:10 AM

Park Co-Edits TESOL Journal Issue On World English Perspectives From Teacher-Scholars

The September 2014 special issue of TESOL Journal focuses on providing critical perspectives on World Englishes from teacher-scholars in order to further understand the role of English in various communities and in relation to individual’s identities as owners of English.

Posted on 8/25/2014 9:09:21 AM

Park to Serve on National Screening Committee for English Language Teaching Assistantships in South Korea

Gloria Park, Department of English, has been invited to serve on the National Screening Committee for U.S. graduate students wishing to pursue study, research, or professional training abroad under the Fulbright-Hays Program.

Posted on 8/25/2014 9:07:31 AM

Yang Lectures in China on Asian American Women’s Literature

Lingyan Yang, associate professor of English, faculty member in the Graduate English Program in Literature and Criticism, and director of the Women’s Studies program, gave an invited lecture at the College of Foreign Languages and Cultures at Xiamen University in China on June 25, 2014.

Posted on 8/20/2014 3:51:51 PM

Guest Lecturer to Speak on Linguistic Stereotyping

Donald Rubin, professor emeritus at the University of Georgia, will present “Voices in Your Head: The Power of Prejudice in Speech Evaluation” on Wednesday, September 10, at 10:00 a.m. in Leonard Hall.

Posted on 8/18/2014 8:59:52 AM

Weinstein Presents Workshop on Mindful Reading and Writing at 2014 AEPL Conference

Daniel J. Weinstein  presented a workshop, “Freely, Aptly, Deeply: Sensitizing Student Writers to a Transcendent Vision of Textuality” at the 2014 Annual Conference of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning.

Posted on 8/15/2014 11:23:58 AM

Tom Slater an IUP Nominee for National Endowment for the Humanities 2015 Summer Stipend

English professor Tom Slater will be nominated for a stipend of $6,000 by Dr. Tim Mack, dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research.

Posted on 8/11/2014 2:55:07 PM

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