Celebrate 50 years of Linguistics with our spring colloquia series
The Linguistics Department
continues its 50th anniversary colloquium series this spring by bringing back alumni and faculty from around the world to celebrate the program’s mission and its resilience.
Look for the return to Gordy Hall of several former faculty members. Dr. Greg Kessler
, who is now professor and department chair of Innovative Learning Design & Technology Educational Studies in the Patton College of Education, presents on Feb. 25. Also returning to Gordy Hall will be alumna and former visiting professor Dr. Romy Ghanem
. Ghanem, who is now Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics at Northern Arizona University, will be presenting in person in Gordy 301 on April 8.
Other former faculty will present via TEAMS. Former chair of the Linguistics Department Dr. Scott Jarvis
, now chair of the Linguistics Department at the University of Utah, will present on Feb. 11, and Dr. Christine MoonKyoung Cho
, former visiting professor and now assistant professor of Applied Linguistics at Wenzhou-Kean University, Wenzhou, will present from China. There is a 13-hour time difference, so Cho will be starting her presentation at 1:55 a.m. in the morning in China.
There will also be alumni presentations via TEAMS in the spring: Rickey Larkin Jr. ’20MA, now a Ph.D. student at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa; Tetiana Tytko ’20MA, now a Ph.D. student at the University of Maryland; Dr. He Sun ’10MA, research scientist at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; and Nuo Xu ’16MA, now a Ph.D. student at the University of Utah.
There also will be presentations from current Linguistics faculty: Dr. HyoJung Keira Park
, and Dr. Liang Tao