Faculty News Roundup

The GSTILE Faculty have been busy as ever both on and off campus.  Here are a few of the faculty’s recent and future exploits.Photo

Russian TI Professor Rosa Kavenoki will be speaking at the Federov’s Readings International Conference in St. Petersburg, Russia.  This conference on Translation and Interpreting is held every other year and will take place at the St. Petersburg State University from October 17-20.

Anthony PymVisiting Researcher Anthony Pym recently presented a report entitled The Status of the Translation Profession in the European Union to the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Translation.  He also addressed the 20th Anniversary Symposium of the European Society for Translation Studies, of which he is the current president, in Vienna. On November 30th, he will give the annual Translation Studies Shreve lecture at the Institute for Applied Linguistics at Kent State University.

PhotoPeter DeCosta, a visiting TESOL/TFL Professor, was honored by the American Educational Research Association (AERA).  His doctoral dissertation, “The Power of Language Ideologies:  Designer Immigrants Learning English in Singapore,” was chosen as the dissertation of the year by the Second Language Special Interest Group of AERA. As a result of his selection, Dr. DeCosta will be featured presenter during the Business Meeting at the upcoming AERA meeting in San Francisco in April of 2013.

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