Workshops, Brown Bags and Other Events

Listed here is an archive of recordings made by the Geddes Language Center of events in the College of Arts and Sciences.  Please note, event recordings are only open to members of the BU community.  Click on a a semester heading to see all of the recordings from that semester in a playlist, or click on an individual title to see that specific event.

Fall 2021

ACTFL: Leveraging Technology to Facilitate Learners’ Intercultural Learning in Online World Language Classroom
Liling Huang, Senior Lecturer in Chinese
September 7, 2021.

Make America and China Laugh Again
Jesse Appel is a disciple of master Xiangsheng performer Ding Guangquan, and regularly performs Xiangsheng, bilingual improv comedy, and Chinese stand-up live and on TV. Appell’s performances, writing, and commentary on Chinese comedy, media, and culture have been seen and heard on CBS, TEDx, PBS, NPR, and PRI, as well as Chinese media such as CCTV, BTV, and CRI. He was listed as one of the People of the Year by the Global Times in 2012. Jesse founded Laugh Beijing in order to use comedy to bridge cultural gaps.
September 15, 2021

Demystifying the Blackboard Grade Center
Alison Carberry, Master Lecturer in Spanish, Romance Studies.
September 13, 2021

Common Sense Classroom Practices for a Successful Start of the Semester
Angélica Avcikurt, Senior Lecturer in Spanish, Boston University
August 30, 2021

Welcome Back!
Christopher Maurer, Mark Lewis, Lillie Webb, Sarah Garibova, Lorre Wolf, Steve Jarvi, Gareth McFeely, Ilse Damkoehler, Dan Rabinowitz, Vincent L. Stephens
August 27, 2021

Objectives-Driven Lesson Planning
Alison Carberry, Master Lecturer in Spanish, Boston University
August 26, 2021

Using Images and Art to Develop Intercultural Literacy
Viktoria Hackbarth, Senior Lecturer in Spanish, Boston University
August 26, 2021

Creating Culturally Responsive & Inclusive Curricula
Maria Datel, Senior Lecturer in Spanish, Boston University
August 26, 2021

Pandemic Silver Linings: Teaching Takeaways for a More Collaborative Classroom
Katherine Lakin-Schultz, Coordinator of French Language Program, Senior Lecturer in French, Boston University
August 26, 2021

Spring 2021

Boston Area Pedagogy Conference Keynote: Positioning Theory to Transform Language Classroom Talk
Hayrire Kayi-Aydar, The University of Arizona, UA – Department, PhD
March 26, 2021

Errors as Opportunities to Encourage Learning Autonomy and Improve Student Writing Skills in a Foreign Language (German)
Petra Hundemer-Friedman, Full-time lecturer in German, World Languages and Literatures
April 12, 2021

Geddes Workshop: “Conference of the digital birds: Multimedia expression and the Core Humanities.”
Sassan Tabatabai, Master Lecturer in World Languages and Literatures and Core Curriculum, Coordinator or Persian Language Program
April 5, 2021

Brown Bag Workshop Series: Brain Breaks: Reducing Stress & Increasing Motivation
Luluah Mustafa, Senior Arabic Lecturer & Salima Slimane, Arabic Lecturer.
March 29, 2021

Geddes Workshop: “Designing for Equity: Power, Perspectives and Protocols”
Laura Brusetti, Coordinator of Italian Language Program, Senior Lecturer in Italian
Alison Carberry, Senior Lecturer in Spanish
March 22, 2021

Brown Bag Workshop Series: Creating Classroom Community in the middle of a Pandemic
Shilpa Parnami, Lecturer in Hindi, World Languages and Literatures
March 15, 2021

III Second Language-Learning and Disabilities Conference
February 26-27, 2021

Brown Bag Workshop Series: Why Use Children’s Literature for Adult Learners?
Svitlana Malykhina, Lecturer in Russian, World Languages and Literatures
March 1, 2021

Geddes Worksop (Spring 2021): “Using Digital Games to Create Communicative Activities About Social Justice Topics”
Hongyun Sun, Senior Lecturer, Chinese, World Languages and Literatures
Borja Ruiz de Arbulo, Senior Lecturer, Spanish, Romance Studies
February 22, 2021

Brown Bag Workshop Series (Spring 2021): A critique of the use of grammar in the learning process within a communicative approach
Boris Corredor, Lecturer in Spanish, Romance Studies
February 16, 2021

Extempore Webinar
Sam Slagle, Extempore
January 19, 2021

Fall 2020

Brown Bag: Proposals for Ubiquitous Learning
Elena Carrión Guerrero, Lecturer in Spanish, Romance Studies
November 23, 2020

Pop-Up Session: “Using Google Tools for Classroom Collaboration and Assessment”
Dr. David DeCamp: Educational Technologist, Educational Technology, Digital Learning & Innovation
November 18, 2020

Geddes Faculty Showcase 2
Celia Bianconi, Department of Romance Studies: “The Creation of a Portuguese Placement Test Online: Challenges and Outcomes”
Boris Corredor, Romance Studies: “Language Learning through Film Adaptation”
Jaemin Roh, World Languages and Literatures: “Designing Vlogs and Learning Portfolios: Pedagogic Implications on Language Learning”
November 16, 2020

Brown Bag: Games and Gamified Activities in the LfA Model
Mira Angrist, Senior Lecturer in Hebrew, World Languages and Literatures
November 9, 2020

Pop-Up Session: Using iSpraak for Pronunciation Practice with Feedback
Jungsoo Kim and Etsuko Okita Snyder, World Language and Literatures
October 28, 2020

Brown Bag: Drama in the Classroom: Cultural and Linguistic Immersion through Historical Play
Maria Gapotchenko, Master Lecturer, Writing Program
October 26, 2020

Geddes Faculty Showcase: The BU Russian Poetry Online Project
Svitlana Malykhina, World Languages and Literatures
October 19, 2020

RS Workshop: Designing effective online speaking activities in the first two years of Korean language classrooms
Jaemin Roh, Heeju Lee and Kang Rim Ku, World Languages and Literatures
October 13, 2020

RS Workshop: An Introduction to CANVA for Language Courses
Rosana Hernández, Department of Romance Studies
September 28, 2020

RS Workshop: An Introduction to PADLET for Language Courses
Mikal de la Mata, Department of Romance Studies
September 28, 2020

RS Workshop: An Introduction to PRONTO for Language Courses
Saraí García, Department of Romance Studies
September 28, 2020

Brown Bag: Student reflections as a tool to raise students’ awareness and motivation
Christiane Kaden, Lecturer in German, World Languages and Literatures
September 28, 2020

Brown Bag: Anti-Racist Learning – Representing African and Indigenous Cultures in the Language Curriculum
Maria Datel. Senior Lecturer in Spanish. Department of Romance Studies.
September 14, 2020

Romance Studies Orientation: Anti-Racism and Inclusivity in our Curriculum
Angélica Avcikurt, Tiffany Bailey, Maria Datel, Khadija El Karfi & Molly Monet-Viera
August 27, 2020

Romance Studies Orientation: Assessment Options for Hybrid/Remote Learning
Molly Monet-Viera & Carrie O’Connor
August 27, 2020

Romance Studies Orientation: Asynchronous and Remote Synchronous Lesson Planning
Laura Brusetti Alison Carberry & Kate Lakin-Schultz
August 28, 2020

Romance Studies Orientation: Building Community Remotely
Elena Carrión Guerrero, Kirby Chazal & Maria Datel
August 28, 2020

Summer 2020

Introductory Demo of Extempore
Sam Slagle, Account Executive, Extempore
August 24, 2020

Pop-Up Session: Best Practices in Synchronous Contexts: Limitations and Opportunities
Amber Navarre, World Languages and Literatures
Link to Amber Navarre’s Slides
August 19, 2020

Pop Up Session: A Hands-On Approach to Using Perusall for Textual and Visual Textual Work
Roberta Micallef & Sarah Frederick, World Languages and Literatures
August 10, 2020

PeerMark: Peer Editing in Turnitin
Shawn Provencal, Geddes Language Center
July 22, 2020

Pop-Up Session: Pop-up Session: Blackboard Ultra First Look
Chihsun Chiu, Educational Technologist, DL&I
Harry Lawrence, Manager, Educational Platform Administration, DL&I
Shawn Provencal, Assistant Director, Geddes Language Center
July 9, 2020

Pop-up Session: Linking Assessment with Learning: An Integrated Performance Assessment (IPA) Example
Shutan Dong, World Languages and Literatures
July 1, 2020

Pop-Up Session: Advanced and Creative Google Tools: Drawings, Jamboard, AutoDraw, Poly, and Tour Creator
Amber Navarre, Senior Lecturer, World Languages and Literatures
Jun 10, 2020

Pop-up Session: Instructional Videos and Quizzes
Shawn Provencal, Geddes Language Center
June 3, 2020

Pop-up Session: First Week of Summer I – How did it go? Q & A and informal sharing and discussion
May 28, 2020 2pm-3pm

Pop-Up Session: Google Apps for Remote Instruction — Quick Demos of Drive, Docs, Forms, Slides, and Sites
Alison Carberry, Department of Romance Studies
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Pop-Up Session: A short course on hybrid language teaching
Kirby Chazal, Borja Ruiz de Arbulo, Alison Carberry, and Liling Huang
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Spring 2020

Geddes Workshop: IALLT Webinar: “Is Handwriting Dead? The Case for Digital Tools for Writing in the Language Classroom” presentation and discussion
Roberta Micallef, Professor of the Practice in Middle Eastern Literatures and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, World Languages and Literatures
Friday, May 1, 2020

Geddes Workshop: GoReact software from CASIT – A Year-Long Pilot
Mira Angrist, Senior Lecturer of Hebrew, World Languages and Literatures
Dan Rabinowitz, CAS Information Technology
Monday, April 27, 2020

Brown Bag: Second Language Pedagogy Reviews on the Other Side of the Pond
Borja Ruiz de Alonso, Senior Lecturer in Spanish, Romance Studies
Monday, April 13, 2020

Second-Language Learning & Disabilities Conference
A forum aiming to provide world-language educators with tools and strategies for creating an inclusive curriculum and a classroom climate of tolerance and respect that includes, represents and accommodates students with learning disabilities.
February 28-29, 2020

Brown Bag: Online Component for Asynchronous Blended Format
Svitlana Malykhina, Lecturer in Russian, World Languages and Literatures
Monday, February 24, 2020

Geddes Workshop: Gender Neutral Options in Spanish and French for Inclusive Classrooms
Liliane Duséwoir, Senior Lecturer, Romance Studies
Heidi Holst-Knudsen, Lecturer in French, Columbia University
Laura Mayron, PhD candidate in Spanish
Monday, February 10, 2020

Brown Bag: Authenticity in 3D: Creative Ways of Using Authentic Materials
María Datel, Senior Lecturer in Spanish, Romance Studies
Monday, February 3, 2020

Seminar in Translation 2020
Selected lectures and presentations from BU’s long-running seminar, “The Theory and Practice of Literary Translation,” in which noted translators discuss the problems, pleasures, and mysteries of their craft. (See the very bottom of this page for lectures from previous years.)

Fall 2019

ACTFL Virtual Learning Module: Exploring Multiliteracies in Language Teaching
Lionel Mathieu, Department of Romance Studies
Monday, November 18, 2019

Geddes Workshop: ACTFL Virtual Learning Module: Supporting Heritage Language Learners
María Datel, Department of Romance Studies & Jungsoo Kim, World Languages and Literatures
Monday, November 11, 2o19

Comics in the Public Sphere
Willem De Graeve, Associate Director of the Belgian Comics Art Museum
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Brown Bag: Integrating Pop Culture into the Modern Language Classroom
Constance Vottero, Teaching Fellow/Graduate Student, Romance Studies & Kelly Keenan, Teaching Fellow/Graduate Student, Romance Studies
Monday, November 4, 2019

Geddes Workshop: IALLT Webinar by B. Hobgood: “Engaging Learners both Online and On-Ground.”
Presentation and Discussion led by Amber Navarre, World Languages and Literatures & Mark Lewis, Director, Geddes Language Center
Monday, October 28, 2019

Brown Bag: Beyond the Classroom: Integrated Coursework Design with CALL and MALL
Jaemin Roh, Senior Lecturer, Dept. of World Languages and Literatures
Monday, October 21, 2019

Brown Bag: Using WhatsApp for Pronunciation Feedback
Stephanie Ngom, Senior Lecturer, Center for the English Language – Global Programs & Beth Fincke, Senior Lecturer,  Center for English Language – Global Programs
Monday, October 7, 2019

Brown Bag: Charting the Course: Enhancing Language Learning through Online Maps
Carrie O’Connor, Lecturer in French, Romance Studies
Monday, September 23, 2019

Geddes Workshop: ACTFL Virtual Learning Module: Integrating 21st Century Skills to Engage Today’s Language Learners
Presentation and Discussion led by Kate Lakin-Schultz, Department of Romance Studies
Monday, September 16, 2019

Spring 2019

Brown Bag: Teaching Social Justice in World Language Classrooms
Hiromi Miyagi-Lusthaus
Monday, April 22, 2019

4th Annual Geddes Faculty Showcase
Sue Griffin and Laura Brusetti – Italian for Speakers of Spanish
Heeju Lee, Junga Yoo & Jungsoo Kim – A Web-based Korean Placement Exam for First-Year Korean
Borja Ruiz de Arbulo Alonso – Course Redesign by the Addition of Technology.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Brown Bag: Exploring Language and Culture through Global Entrepreneurship
Mary Beth Raycraft Guzman, Assistant Director of Language Instruction and Language Advising, Part-Time Lecturer in French
Monday, March 25, 2019

2019 Boston Area Pedagogy Conference
An inter-institutional dialogue on the teaching of languages, literatures, cultures and cinema.
Friday, March 22, 2019

Brown Bag: Prioritizing Linguistic Skills and Proficiency Through Evaluations
Tracy Heranic, lecturer in French, Romance Studies
Monday, February 25, 2019

Second Language-Learning and Disabilities Conference
Lorraine Wolf, PhD – Director of Disability Services and 504 Coordinator at Boston University
Linda Hecker, Professor Emerita at Landmark College Institute for Research and Training
Maria Datel, Mildred Basker-Seigel, Elena Carrión Guerrero and Christopher Maurer
Friday February 21- Saturday, February 22, 2019

Brown Bag: Vocabulary Progression: from unknown to full control
Margo Miller, Senior Lecturer, Center for English Language & Orientation Program
Monday, February 11, 2019

Geddes Workshop: MediaKron, an online tool for creating maps and timelines
Amod Lele, Lead Instructional Technologist, Digital Learning and Innovation
Monday, February 4, 2019

Seminar in Translation 2019
Selected lectures and presentations from BU’s long-running seminar, “The Theory and Practice of Literary Translation,” in which noted translators discuss the problems, pleasures, and mysteries of their craft.  (See the very bottom of this page for lectures from previous years.)

Fall 2018

What’s All the Hype About the Latest Language Learning Apps?: 45 Tools in 90 Minutes
An interactive lightening round on two consecutive sessions
Mark Lewis, Geddes Language Center
Monday November 12, 2018 & Monday November 19, 2018

Brown Bag Seminar: Collaborative and Team-Based Learning in the L2 Classroom
Viktoria Hackbarth, Department of Romance Studies
October 9, 2018

XL100: Leaving Home: Explorations in World Literature (Margaret Litvin)
From The Tale of Bygone Years, a chronicle of Kievan Rus, Ines García de la Puente
“Humu Di Intones Poems and Visits the Netherworld”, Noga Ganany
Why Poetry?, Matthew Mewhinney
The Narrow Road to the Deep North”, Matthew Mewhinney
Ghazal: a Persian and South Asian poetic form, Sassan Tabatabai
Sonnets: from Petrarch to Shakespeare to Baudelaire, Peter Schwartz
Devdas, Shilpa Parnami
Yi Sang, “Wings”, Yoon Sun Yang
Tokyo Story, Sarah Frederick
Works by Orhan Pamuk and Elif Shafak, Roberta Micallef

Spring 2018

Brown Bag Seminar: Integrating LGBTQ Equality into the Classroom
María Datel, Department of Romance Studies
April 23, 2018

Spring 2018 Faculty Showcase
April 25, 2018

  • Integrating the Contents of LS211 and LS212 with the Madrid Summer Program: New and Authentic Materials on Travel, Cultural Practices and Cultural Differences in the Hispanic World
    Maria Datel, Lecturer in Spanish, Department of Romance Studies
  • Incorporating Topic-Oriented Video Modules into Business Chinese
    Hongyun Sun, Lecturer in Chinese and Head of Chinese Language Program, Department of World Languages and Literatures
  • Creating a Computerized Placement Test for Arabic
    Luluah Mustafa, Senior Lecturer in Arabic and Head of the Arabic Language Program, Department of World Languages and Literatures
  • Interpersonal Communication, Listening and Presentational Speaking Skills: Authentic Conversations at the Intermediate Level Pilot Project”
    Elena Carrión-Guerrero, Lecturer in Spanish, Department of Romance Studies

Seeking a Future for East Asia’s Past
A Workshop on Sinographic Sphere Studies
April 27, 2018.

Language and the Gender Binary
Flora Bolter: The Evolution of Linguistic Policies in French LGBT+ Organizations
April 14, 2018

Second Annual WLL Pedagogy Symposium
March 16, 2018

Keynote: The Impact of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality on Language Learning Dr. Takako Aikawa, Head of the Japanese Language Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Panel I: What happens when we share our “digital stories” in class and online? Christiane Kaden, Amber Navarre, Nick Huckle, Matthew Trevett-Smith, Mark Lewis
Panel II: Language Acquisition Beyond the Classroom. Jungsoo Kim, Mira Angrist, Svitlana Malykhina, Mary Beth Raycraft
Panel III: Embedding “culture” and “Culture” in foreign language classes.  Etsuko Okita-Snyder, Liling Huang, Roberta Micallef, Celia Bianconi, Shilpa Parnami
Panel IV: Classics in the Classroom.  Ines Garcia de la Puente, Sunil Sharma, Wiebke Denecke, James Uden, Sassan Tabatabai
Closing Keynote: Language Pedagogy in the 21st Century Dr. Ercan Balcı, Director of the Center for Language Studies, Brown University

Brown Bag Seminar: Navigating through the STARTALK Grant Application Process
Jungsoo Kim, World Languages and Literatures
March 28, 2018

Brown Bag Seminar: Digital Storytelling for Differentiated and Proficiency Based Learning
Amber Navarre, World Languages and Literatures
March 12, 2018

Linguistics Colloquium: “Acquisition, Loss, and Change in Southern Quechua and Spanish: What happened to evidential marking?”
Professor Susan E. Kalt, Roxbury Community College
February 21, 2018

DiLL Refresher
Liliane Duséwoir and Kirby Chazal
February 12, 2018

Brown Bag Seminar: Using zoom.us a Pedagogical Tool in L2
Mira Angrist, World Languages & Literatures
February 5, 2018

Integrating Library Resources into Your Blackboard course for Language and Literature courses
Ken Liss, Head of Liaison and Instruction, Mugar Library
January 29, 2018

Seminar in Literary Translation 2018
Selected lectures and presentations from BU’s long-running seminar, “The Theory and Practice of Literary Translation,” in which noted translators discuss the problems, pleasures, and mysteries of their craft.

Fall 2017

Romance Studies Brown Bag Seminar – Mindful teaching: When Less is More
Borja Ruiz de Arbulo
November 13, 2017

In Search of New Horizons: One Hundred Years of Modern Korean Literature
Department of World Languages and Literature
October 27-28, 2017

Wizer.Me for Creating Online Assignments
Mira Angrist
November 6, 2017.

New Tools and Methods for Teaching with Digital Media Assignments (Adobe Spark/Explain Everything)
Mark Lewis
October 23, 2017

Haiku as World Literature: Celebration of the 150th Birthday of Haiku Poet Masaoka Shiki
Department of World Languages and Literature and the Center for Study of Asia
October 12, 2017

Spring 2017

Geddes Faculty Spring Showcase
Celia Bianconi & Adel Faudetzinova: “Converting the Face-to- Face LP123 to an Online Course”
Borja Ruiz de Arbulo Alonso: “Flipping First-Semester Spanish using Instructional Videos”
Liling Huang: “An Open Online Learning Course of Chinese pragmatics for Learners of Chinese”
Svitlana Malykhina: “Russian Digital Portfolio”
April 19, 2017

Heritage Languages in the University classroom – Pedagogical challenges and possibilities
Dr. Maria Luisa Parra – March 29, 2017

World Languages and Literatures Pedagogy Symposium
Part I. Teaching Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures: Shilpa Parnami, Sassan Tabatabai, Sunil Sharma
Part II. Strategies for Active Learning: Hongyun Sun, Sue Griffin, Mark Lewis
Part III. On Literature and Language: Adel Fauzetdinova, Will Waters, Abigail Gillman, Keith Vincent
Part IV. Teaching with Online Resources: Amber Navarre, Liling Huang, Mira Angrist, Luluah Mustafa, Giselle Khoury
Part V. Advancing Cultural Proficiency: Jungsoo Kim, Beate Alhadeff, Svitlana Malykhina
Part VI. Part VI.  Leaving One’s Comfort Zone: Hiromi Miyagi-Lusthaus, Margaret Litvin, Yuri Corrigan, Peter J. Schwartz
Friday, March 24, 2017

Seminar in Translation 2017
Selected lectures and presentations from BU’s long-running seminar, “The Theory and Practice of Literary Translation,” in which noted translators discuss the problems, pleasures, and mysteries of their craft.

Fall 2016

Explorations in World Literature: Leaving Home
Abigail Gilman, Sunil Sharma, Wiebke Denecke, Cathy Yeh, Margaret Litvin, Peter Schwartz, Yuri Corrigan, Keith Vincent, Yoo Sun Yang, Will Waters
XL100: Fall Semester 2016 Lectures

Worlds of The Tale of Genji
World Languages and Literatures  – November 5, 2016

Spring 2016

How to Facilitate Group-based Learning – an exploration of cooperative, collaborative, problem-based and community-based learning and how they measure up in the foreign language classroom.
On a Friday afternoon in April 2016, a group of 20 faculty and graduate students from the Romance Studies and MLCL departments met in the Geddes Center for “How to facilitate group-based learning: What do you use and what are the benefits?”

Música Mexicana para Piano – Daniel Rodriguez
Latin American Studies – April 27, 2016

Shostakovich’s 7th Symphony
Dr. Ludmilla Leibman – March 29, 2016

Global Influences on Modern Hebrew – a Linguistic and Historical Exploration
Dr. Ruvik Rosenthal – February 8, 2016

Seminar in Translation 2016
Selected lectures and presentations from BU’s long-running seminar, “The Theory and Practice of Literary Translation,” in which noted translators discuss the problems, pleasures, and mysteries of their craft.

Fall 2015

Faculty Development and Reflection Week
eLearning and Multimedia Tools in the Arts and Sciences Curriculum: Romy Ruukel, Digital Learning Initiative with Mark Lewis, Director GLC
Basics of Communicative Teaching and Student-centered Learning: Alison Carberry, Department of Romance Studies
eLearning tools: An overview of the FLEAT 6-IALLT International Conference: Liliane Dusewoir, Mark Lewis, Shawn Provencal

Musical Analysis
Dr. Ludmilla Leibman – October 26, 2015

Russian Voices – Poetry in the Age of Totalitarianism
November 2015

Spring 2015

Spring 2015 BU Mini-Conference on Developing Language Proficiency using Technology
Bigger, better, fast, more: Technology in support of language learning: Professor Fernando Rubio
Technology for Developing Interpersonal Skills: Professor Fernando Rubio
The “Whys, Hows, and What Thens” of Flipped Instruction: Susan Griffin
Hybrid Learning Development of Online Turkish LT111: Esra Özdemir

Seminar in Translation 2015
Selected lectures and presentations from BU’s long-running seminar, “The Theory and Practice of Literary Translation,” in which noted translators discuss the problems, pleasures, and mysteries of their craft.

Fall 2014

Best of CARLA 2014 Session (October 1, 2014)

The Conflicted Identity of an Arab who writes and speaks Hebrew
Sayed Kashua –  October 2014

The hit Israeli sitcom, Arab Labor
Sayed Kashua – October 2014

Using Blogs in the First Year Language Classroom
Kate Lakin-Shultz – September 22, 2014

Byron Ahn – Focusing on Reflexives – What We Can Learn about Grammar from Reflexive Pronouns
More information about this lecture is available on the Linguistics website.
November 19, 2014

Kie Zuraw: Of mice and (of) men – Phenological influences on the omissibility of French de in coordinations
October 30, 2014

Neil Myler: Going the pub and being the library: A Microparameter in North-West English Prepositional Phrases
More information about this lecture is available on the Linguistics website.
October 2, 2014

Fall 2013

Alexander (Sasha) Nikolaev: The Story of Writing.
More information about this lecture is available on the Linguistics website.
November 20, 2013

Spring 2013

Lisa Matthewson: Cross-linguistic semantics – Methods and results.
More information about this lecture is available on the Linguistics website.
April 18, 2013

Ricardo Otheguy: On So-called ‘Spanglish’.
More information about this lecture is available on the Linguistics website.
March 7, 2013

Seminar in Translation (1978-2020)

Selected lectures and presentations from BU’s long-running seminar, “The Theory and Practice of Literary Translation,” in which noted translators discuss the problems, pleasures, and mysteries of their craft.

Click here to view the online offerings (1978-2020)