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UHM Department of Second Language Studies

Second Language Studies (SLS) is an interdisciplinary field that addresses the learning, teaching, analysis, and use of second (or multiple) languages. Learn more


Bethany Schwartz accepts tenure-track position at CSU Monterey Bay

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Ph.D. student Bethany Schwartz has accepted a tenure-track position at the California State University Monterey Bay as an Assistant Professor. Bethany will…

Dr. Betsy Gilliland appointed to two-year term on HIDOE Multilingualism Policy Advisory Committee

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Dr. Betsy Gilliland, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Chair, has been appointed to as a member of the HI Department of Education Multilingualism…

Volunteer tutors at Wai‘alae Elementary Public Charter School

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SLS undergraduate and graduate students tutor K-5 Multilingual Language Learners (MLLs) at a local elementary school. Fall 2022 tutors (with Dr. Gilliland…