Dr. Robin Barr, AU's Linguist in Residence, explains the fundamentals of Categorical Preception- the way that the language areas of our brains assign sounds to one distinct phonological category or another - and how it relates to pronunciation instruction.
The Jack Child Distinguished Memorial Lecture: Postcards from a Recent Future
Mary Graydon Conference Room 4
The Jack Child Memorial Lecture Series was conceived by Dr. Usasi Chatterjee and includes other colleagues and invited speakers to honor the memory of the late professor of Spanish and University Professor Jack Child. The speakers share information about Professor Child's work and contribution to the Department of World languages and Cultures. The lecture honors his commitment to teaching with ...more
Sarah J. Shin, Professor of Education at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Visiting Scholar at the Center of Applied Linguistics, talks about her recent book Bilingualism in Schools and Society: Language, Identity, and Policy and discusses the roles of identity and code-switching in multilingual family and educational settings.
This book is an introduction to the social and ...more