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Literature, Culture and Languages Focus on Conference

Sessions in English and Other Languages

March 7, 2014

What:

More than 40 student presentations related to literature, culture and languages will be presented in English and other languages taught within Cal State Fullerton's Modern Languages and Literatures Department, as part of a March 27 conference. The program is free and open to the public.

When:

Thursday, March 27
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where:

Cal State Fullerton, Titan Student Union
800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, 92831

Schedule:

9-9:30 a.m. — Registration
9:30-9:45 a.m. — Welcome
9:50-10:50 a.m. — Session I: Vietnamese culture, Spanish linguistics
11 a.m.-noon  — Session II: Chinese language, culture and pedagogy; Spanish literature and film
1-2 p.m. — Session III: Luso-Brazilian dramatic monologues, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) testing
2:10-3:10 p.m. — Session IV: Japanese culture, Spanish American culture and literature, TESOL curriculum and pedagogy

Why:

"The purpose of this conference is to provide a student forum on academic topics to stimulate critical reflection, motivate research and promote future publication," said James A. Hussar, associate professor of modern languages and literatures and AAEE adviser. "It is an opportunity to explore and share diverse perspectives on literature, culture and language."

More:

The student conference was organized by the Asociacion de Alumnos y Ex-alumnos de Espanol (AAEE), in collaboration with the Modern Languages and Literatures Department. The presentations represent the programs offered through the department, including Spanish, Portuguese, Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese and TESOL. Sponsors: The Association of Intercultural Awareness and Associated Students Inc.

Parking:              

$2 per hour or $8 for a daily permit. Details are available online

Media Contacts:

James Hussar, 657-278-2208
Pamela McLaren

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