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Chinese Bridge Speech Competition 2015

UofC students receive top honours at competition.

Kimono: Embracing one’s beauty and grace

Fourth lecture in Mitsui Lecture Series another success.

Can krautrock, art and culture

The cultural context of krautrock with Sascha Seiler and Malcolm Mooney.

Professor Sulayman Nyang visits the UofC

Renowned expert addresses and praises fledgling ALMC course.

Connecting Aboriginal Youth to their Language

Darin Flynn finds way to involve Aboriginal youth in their culture.

Russian students organize Anna Karenina seminar

Literary history comes to life in student-organized seminar.

EVENTS

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 3:00pm

Sonia Thon (Acadia University) with a talk on, “Linguistics and literature: A path to critical discourse analysis”

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 5:30pm

Japanese Taiko Drum: Beats of Japan with Midnight Taiko Kai

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 1:00pm

Giving students an opportunity to showcase their skills.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 5:00pm

Hinako Ishikawa, "Origami Touch"

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Darin Flynn (Associate Professor of Linguistics) has been interviewed by the media on a number of important language issues recently: * Rap Camp revives and reclaims dying culture on CTV News.
* Importance of phonological pronunciation in the Globe and Mail article, "How you say 'Calgary' says a lot".
* The swearing ban in Taber, on CBC's Alberta at Noon (swearing segment at approx. 8 minute mark).
* Language revival from a small group of speakers, in the CBC article, "UofVic's Aboriginal Language Revitalization program".

Cheryl Dueck, Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor, German, has been awarded a CIH fellowship (2015-16) to continue her research on Post-Communist Cinemas of Central Europe.

Stefan Höppner (DAAD Associate Professor of German) attended the, "Putting the Novel into Graphic Novels.” Conference at the Institute of Modern Languages Research, Senate House, University of London, from Feb. 26-27, 2015. He has also published a new article, please see the expanded announcements for information on this article. 

Danica MacDonald (PhD student, Linguistics) will continue her role on the Graduate Student Association Executive Board as Vice President, Student Life for 2015-16.

Blake Lewis (MA student, Linguistics) will join her on the Graduate Student Association Executive Board as Vice President, Academic for 2015-16.

 

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