Tag: Department of World Languages and Cultures

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Nell Gabiam and Scott Feinstein awarded National Science Foundation grant

Nell Gabiam and Scott Feinstein have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the integration of Ukrainian refugees into the United States. Gabiam, associate professor in the Department of World Languages and Cultures, and Feinstein, associate professor in the Department of Political Science, will serve as co-principal investigators on the … Continue reading Nell Gabiam and Scott Feinstein awarded National Science Foundation grant

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Shenglan Zhang receives Fulbright award

Shenglan Zhang, associate professor of Chinese in the Department of World Languages and Cultures, has been awarded a Fulbright award. This prestigious scholarship will allow Zhang to conduct research at National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei during the 2022-2023 academic year. Zhang’s research focuses on the etymology and cultural significance of Chinese characters, as well … Continue reading Shenglan Zhang receives Fulbright award

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Tonglu Li publishes article in University Calligraphy

Tonglu Li, associate professor of Chinese in the Department of World Languages and Cultures, published an article in the October issue of University Calligraphy, “Building a Cultural Scaffolding for Calligraphy Learning.” In the article, Li argues that the barrier to learning calligraphy for American students is not technical, but cultural. Therefore, it is critical to … Continue reading Tonglu Li publishes article in University Calligraphy

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Shenglan Zhang publishes article in Chinese as a Second Language Research

Shenglan Zhang, associate professor of Chinese, published an article, “A systematic review of pedagogical research on teaching Chinese as a foreign language in the United States – from 1960 to 2020.” The article was published in Chinese as a Second Language Research (CASLAR). Zhang’s study investigates the research trends in Chinese language pedagogy in the … Continue reading Shenglan Zhang publishes article in Chinese as a Second Language Research

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Andrew Somerville’s research spotlighted in Forbes Magazine article

An article published in Forbes Magazine features an interview with Andrew Somerville, assistant professor in the Department of World Languages and Cultures. The article, “Why is your pet rabbit of European Descent? Researchers have a possible explanation,” examines Somerville’s research that was published in the May 2021 issue of Animal Frontiers. Animal Frontiers is the … Continue reading Andrew Somerville’s research spotlighted in Forbes Magazine article

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Charlie Nagle publishes article in Studies in Second Language Acquisition

Charlie Nagle, associate professor of Spanish, recently published an article in the journal Studies in Second Language Acquisition. The article, “Doing L2 Speech Research Online: Why and How to Collect Online Ratings Data,” was published on June 28. The goal of the study was to develop a method for recruiting listeners through Amazon Mechanical Turk, … Continue reading Charlie Nagle publishes article in Studies in Second Language Acquisition

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Charlie Nagle earns National Science Foundation grant

Charlie Nagle, associate professor of Spanish, has earned a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The $249,079 award will support Nagel’s research until August, 2024. Nagle is the Principal Investigator for the research, “A longitudinal approach to examining perception-production links in second language speech sound learning.” He will collaborate with researchers at the University … Continue reading Charlie Nagle earns National Science Foundation grant