News & Events

August 28, 2017
Warm congratulations to Laurie Reynolds on her retirement! Please join us in honoring Laurie for her invaluable contributions and service to LLED at the department meeting in October. Thank you for all your hard work — LLED will miss you!

August 18, 2017
Dr. Annette Henry joins Kirk to discuss the ongoing "White supremacy" protest in Virginia and how President Trump's role plays in the unrest. Watch the video here:

August 16, 2017
For all students wishing their degrees conferred in September 2017 If you have not yet applied for graduation, please note that you apply for it in order for your graduation to be processed. It is very important to apply before the deadline. August 18 is the deadline for final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations to […]

August 2, 2017
Assadullah Sadiq will present the proposal for his dissertation, “Language and Literacy from the Periphery: Understanding the Language and Literacy Practices of Afghan Refugees in Pakistan” on Thursday, August 10. All are welcome to attend. Date: Thursday, August 10 Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Location: Ponderosa Multipurpose Room Supervisory Committee: Drs. Jim Anderson and Marianne […]

July 31, 2017
Dr. Xiaorong Yin is a visiting professor from Xinjiang Normal University of China. Her areas of study mainly focus on ethnic language maintenance and family language policy concerning minority languages in Xinjiang Autonomous Region.

July 28, 2017
Dr. Guofang Li quoted in CBC report on children's play as a way to bridge cultures.

July 26, 2017
Abby Wener successfully defended her dissertation titled “Who’s the ‘Write’ Girl: A Poetic Inquiry.Congratulations, Abby!

July 18, 2017
Visiting scholar, Dr. Nancy H. Hornberger, hosts public lecture "Teaching and Researching the Continua of Biliteracy" on Monday, July 31 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm at the Ponderosa Commons Multipurpose Room.

July 12, 2017
Congratulations to Espen Stranger-Johannessen, who has accepted a position at the Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences in Hamar, Norway.