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.…

PhD in SLS Dissertation Defense on Friday, October 29 at 11:00 pm HST

Kristin Rock will be defending her dissertation on Friday, October 29 at 11:00 am HST over Zoom. Zoom meeting link: https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/92602419695 Passcode: sls Title: Using analytic rubrics to support second language writing development in online tasks Abstract: With the accelerated…

Congratulations to our MA graduates who will be starting PhD programs in the fallAdam Bramlett, Youngmeen Kim, Inyoung Na, and Denis Melik Tangiyev

Adam Bramlett (Spring 2021 MA graduate) will be joining the Department of Linguistics at Kansas University as a first-year PhD student in the fall. He will be working in the Psycholinguistics and Phonetics Lab and has received a 5 year…

Victoria Lee selected for the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program

Congratulations to Victoria Lee who has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to South Korea for the 2021-22 academic year! We congratulate her on this outstanding accomplishment and in joining previous departmental recipients. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program…

Dr. Gavin Lamb’s new position at MultiLing at the University of Oslo, Norway

One of our PhD alumni Dr. Gavin Lamb will be working as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Multilingualism in Society Across the Lifespan (MultiLing) at the University of Oslo, Norway.  (https://www.hf.uio.no/multiling/english). Gavin’s research is in the areas of…

Dr. Betsy Gilliland receives Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching

This year, Dr. Betsy Gilliland was awarded the Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching, which recognizes UH Mānoa faculty members who have made significant contributions to teaching and student learning. Congratulations, Dr. Gilliland! For a full list of 2021 awardees, please…