2019 DLLC Spring Symposium

2019 DLLC Spring Symposium

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Schedule & Overview

Monday, March 25th, 2019 - Green Briar Theater

  • 6:30-8:00 pm / Baron Maximilian von Ketelhodt 
  • Kevin Kennedy (DLLC) - Screening followed by Questions & Answers

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019 - Belk Library Room 421

  • 8:45-9:00: Coffee & Cookies
  • 9:00-10:15 / Enriching our pedagogy - moderated by Kevin Kennedy
    • Catherine Fountain (DLLC) - "Tech, texts and textbooks in the language classroom"
    • Brent James (DLLC)  - "'Pod·a·go·gy': Creating and collecting podcasts and incorporating both into your teaching"
    • Beverly Moser (DLLC) - “Wait, What? All world language students are developing intercultural communicative competence, right?”
    • Questions & Answers
  • 10:15-10:30: Coffee Break
  • 10:30-11:45 / Poetry in Translation - Moderated by TBA
    • Benito del Pliego (DLLC) - “Language Barriers and the Multicultural Canon: US Poetry in Spanish”
    • Andres Fisher (DLLC) - “Critical approaches on the (un)translatability of poetry: from Gertrude Stein to the Beats under the scope of Haroldo de Campos”
    • Leon Lewis (Department of English) - “Mi alegría y mi persona: The Source of Soledad Montoya’s “sorrow” in Federico Garcia Lorca’s Romance de la pena negra”
    • Questions & Answers
  • 11:45-1:00pm: Lunch Recess
  • 1:00-2:30 / Reading Fiction - Moderated by Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand
    • Darci Gardner (DLLC) - “Criminals and Collaborators: Georges Simenon, Cognitive Bias, and the Task of Assigning Guilt”
    • Adrienne Erazo (DLLC) - “Nasty Women: The Politics of Female Identity in Antonio Ortuño’s La fila india”
    • Wendy Xie (DLLC) - “Serialized Storytelling, Melodrama of Affliction, and Politics of Tears”
    • Don Presnell (Associate Director of Advising) - “Iconographic Intertextuality of Don Quijote”
    • Questions & Answers
  • 2:30-3:00 Coffee Break
  • 3:00-4:30 / Linguistics - Moderated by Benji Souza
    • Jacob Sherwin (DLLC) - “Instead of Renouncing it, Pronounce it: French L2 Learners' Self-assessment of Pronunciation”
    • Paul Sebastian (DLLC) - “Asynchronously Layered Linguistic Landscapes”
    • Alyssa Kermad, Lexie All, Sammi Desotelle, and Kiersten Nipper (DLLC) - “Building Service Learning into a Linguistics Course for Pre-Service Translators, Interpreters, and TESOL Instructors”
    • Questions & Answers
  • 4:30-4:45: Coffee Break
  • 4:45-5:15 / Creative Writing - Moderated by Patricia Ortiz
    • Martial Frindethie (DLLC) - "Liquid Poetics"
    • Questions & Answers
  • 5:30-7:00 / Happy Hour at Boone Saloon

Call for Proposals

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures is pleased to announce its first Symposium to be held in Belk 421 on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. We welcome proposals and presentations from Faculty and graduate Students who wish to share their research and teaching experience. The submission deadline is February 19, 2019.

 All topics are welcome in the domains of the Humanities and pedagogy as long as they include an  international component. The symposium will be divided in two sections. The day will start with a group of panels dedicated to pedagogy. We invite colleagues to share teaching experiences and solutions. Proposal formats include but are not limited to teaching workshops, creative writing, and short praxis-oriented demonstrations. (15 to 30 minutes per project)

The second part of the symposium is devoted to the presentation of academic papers in the humanities. (15-20 minutes).

Graduate Students are invited to present their work.

 Submissions should include:

-One 200-word abstract

-Category of submission: pedagogy OR humanities.

Please submit abstracts to: sebastianpl@appstate.edu

All submissions will be reviewed by the members of our Events Committee. Messages of acceptance will be sent by February 26, 2019.