Rebecca Cheney, MA TESOL with Language Program Administration Specialization 2008, was recently elected as the 2nd Vice President of Intermountain TESOL (iTESOL). According to Professor Kathi Bailey, “This is both a great honor and an important step in terms of her role as a leader in our field.” Congratulations, Rebecca!
Caroline Cuddy has been published in the journal Hispania. Cuddy is a PCMI TESOL student, currently studying in Barranquilla, Colombia. Her publication is a review of Better Reading Spanish by Jean Yates. The review can be found here on Project Muse.
On September 25th, 2013, Professor Anthony Pym will be speaking at Hong Kong Baptist University during a public seminar. His talk is entitled “Translation as an Intercultural Event”.
The following day, Professor Pym will be giving a talk entitled “Modernity and Dissemination of the Western Translation Form” in Zhuhai, China.
For more information about these events, please see the following:
Hong Kong Baptist University. Public seminar: “Translation as intercultural event”, September 25, 2013.
The China State Council Information Office, Chinese Writers Association, and China International Publishing Group have launched a translation contest for translators in both China and abroad. The organizing committee will provide 30 contemporary Chinese short stories as source texts for translation. The deadline for submitting entries is February 28, 2014, and there will be one first prize of $5,000, two second prizes of $3,000, and several third prizes of $1,000 for each language.
For more information, please visit: http://www.china.org.cn/arts/citc/index.htm
Steinbeck CATESOL Presents:
Saturday, October 5, 2013
8 AM -1 PM
Sam Karas Room,
LTC (library & technology center)
Monterey Peninsula College
Registration 8 AM – 8:30 AM
Dr. Lynn Goldstein, Monterey Institute of International Studies
Feedback to Adult Second Language Writers in Academic Settings
Dr. Ellen Lipp, Linguistics Department, CSU, Fresno
Accessing Academic texts through a new SQ3R_E
Approach and Common Core Standards
Dr. Barbara Birch, Linguistics Department, CSU, Fresno
Implementing the Common Core K-12 Language Standards
with Construction Grammar