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

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Learn more about the Department of Second Language Studies at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa from our past and current BA, BA+MA, MA, and PhD students' testimonials!


Dustin Crowther, Dan Isbell and Hitoshi Nishizawa: Newly Published Article in Applied Psycholinguistics on Cambridge Core

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Dustin Crowther, Daniel Isbell, and Ph.D. student Hitoshi Nishizawa was recently featured for their newly published article in Applied Psycholinguistics on Cambridge…

B.A. student Shannon Pederson receives Boren Scholarship

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Congratulations to Shannon Pederson, an SLS student in our BA program, who was recently awarded a prestigious national Boren Scholarship! The Boren…

Welcome, New SLS Students!

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New incoming students in the Department of Second Language Studies have been participating in various orientations and information sessions, including a general…