Ha Nguyen receives CALL Uehiro Dissertation 2021 Fellowship

Earlier this month, PhD student Ha Nguyen received the CALL Uehiro Dissertation Fellowship. Her dissertation research is on the engagement of international students with Hawaiian language and culture specifically how international students experience the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa as a campus striving…

Kristin Rock joining Georgetown University as an Assistant Teaching Professor

Kristin Rock, one of our recent Fall 2021 PhD graduates, will be joining Georgetown University as an Assistant Teaching Professor. She will be teaching three classes next spring on “How languages are learned”, “Communication, culture, & study abroad”, and “Statistics…

Huy Phung receives the Rachel Wade Award for Service and Outreach

Huy Phung, one of our PhD candidates, received the Graduate Student Organization’s Rachel Wade Award for Service and Outreach for his work on the Multiʻōlelo Initiative. Huy studies how conversational interaction facilitates language acquisition and development. Working as a language…

New multilingual, multicultural certificate aids local professionals

(Photo credit: HEI) A new graduate certificate that educates and trains graduate students from various disciplines to collaborate and enact multilingual multicultural awareness and understanding in their professional practices will be offered at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa starting…

New Book: Prediction in Second Language Processing and LearningEdited by Dr. Edith Kaan and Dr. Theres Grüter

Professor Theres Grüter and Dr. Edith Kaan (University of Florida) co-edited a new book “Prediction in Second Language Processing and Learning”, which was just released by John Benjamins Publishing Company. For a brief description of the book and its table…

Virtual Graduate Student Fair on Tuesday, November 169:00 am to 12:00 pm HST

All are welcome at next Tuesday’s virtual graduate school fair. The educational panel session will be from 9:00 to 10:30 am. Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/96419783876?pwd=MlNxR1JUcjgyT0xpb0dDUTNOZ3ZRZz09 (passcode: 408695) After the panel session, the department’s Graduate…

Go Global Teaching ESL Panel on Monday, November 15 from 3:30-4:45 pm

https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/96464497210 Meeting ID: 964 6449 7210 Passcode: 107976 About this seminar: Members of the Department of Second Language Studies (SLS) will share their experiences and tips related to teaching English as a Second Language overseas in a variety of programs.…