Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

Interdisciplinary Graduate Seminars - Literacy Studies


Time: Friday, October 04, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: Humanities Institute, 104 E. 15th Ave.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Seminars (GradSems), LiteracyStudies@OSU

All events 12 noon-1:30pm Humanities Institute, 104 E. 15th Ave.

September 6, 2013 Literacy and Translation across Disciplines What comes to mind when you think about the roles of literacy and translation? Students will discuss theories and practices of reading and writing in translation. Organized by Sara Franssen (English), Sirad Shirdon (Teaching and Learning), Di Luo (History), and Nora McCook (English).

October 4, 2013 Literature in Translation How is reading and writing literature in translation practiced in different disciplines? Students are invited for an interdisciplinary conversation about literature in translation with a panel of students working in and across different languages. Organized by Di Luo (History).

November 1, 2013 ESL Practices and Pedagogies What literacy and translation practices are occurring in OSU classrooms? What kinds of support are available for teachers and students? Students will discuss issues and opportunities. Organized by Allison Sigler (Teaching and Learning).

December 6, 2013 Curriculum Vitae and Resume Workshop What are the best ways to communicate research, service, teaching, and other activities in a CV or resume? Students are invited to workshop their CV with experienced job seekers and grant applicants. Organized by Sara Franssen (English).

February 7, 2014 Exploring Global Englishes with Suresh Canagarajah Is English the same everywhere? Students will discuss the connections between literacy, multilingualism, and English in 21st century contact zones. Organized by Nora McCook (English) and David Wandera (Teaching and Learning) with invited speaker Suresh Canagarajah (Pennsylvania State University).

March 7, 2014 Maxaa tiri: Health in Translation Healthcare and literacy specialists will lead a discussion about healthcare communication and the needs of an increasingly multicultural patient population. Organized by Katherine Randle (Public Health) and Sirad Shirdon (Teaching and Learning).

April 4, 2014 Exploring Adaptations of Shakespeare What is lost and what is gained when we adapt Shakespeare’s work? Students will examine film, comic, and theatrical adaptations and discuss how his work is being adapted for and by young students. Organized by Ashley Dallacqua (Teaching and Learning).

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