"Principles and Practices of a Literacy-based Approach to Language Teaching"

"Principles and Practices of a Literacy-based Approach to Language Teaching"
Rick Kern, Professor of French and Director of the Berkeley Language Center, University of California, Berkeley

Date: 
Friday, February 27, 2015 - 4:00pm

Food Security in America

Norbert Wilson, Assistant Professor of Agribusiness Management in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Auburn University, Alabama

Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 12:20pm to 1:10pm

Reading by Renato Rosaldo, New York University

Renato Rosaldo is an American cultural anthropologist. He has done field research among the Ilongots of northern Luzon, Philippines. Rosaldo has been conducting research on cultural citizenship in San Jose, California since 1989, and contributed the introduction and an article to Latino Cultural Citizens: Claiming Identity, Space, and Rights (1997). He is also a poet, and has published three volumes of poetry, most recently The Day of Shelly's Death (2014).

Date: 
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 4:30pm

CIIFAD Seminar Series: "Food Security Through Process Innovation"

Professor Syed Rizvi
Department of Food Science, Cornell University

Date: 
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 12:20pm to 1:10pm

Strategies for Supporting Agroecologically-oriented Research and Development for Smallholder Farmers in East Africa

Dr. Beth Medvecky

CIIFAD Assistant Director and Liaison Scientist, McKnight Collaborative Crop Research Program

Date: 
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 12:20pm to 1:10pm

Visual Culture Colloquium presents: Bernida Webb-Binder, Cornell University, "The Black Pacific in South Pacific and Beyond"

Department of History of Art and Visual Studies presents: Spring 2015 Visual Culture Colloquium

Tuesday, April 14: Bernida Webb-Binder, Cornell University, "The Black Pacific in South Pacific and Beyond"

Date: 
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 4:30pm

Visual Culture Colloquium presents: Kevin Chua, College of Visual and Performing Arts,Texas Tech University, "On the Balinese Origins of Gregory Bateson's Plateau"

Department of History of Art and Visual Studies presents: Spring 2015 Visual Culture Colloquium

Tuesday, March 3: Kevin Chua, Texas Tech University, "On the Balinese Origins of Gregory Bateson's Plateau" http://www.depts.ttu.edu/art/soa/nav/faculty/faculty/Chua,%20Kevin/chua.php

Tuesday, April 14: Bernida Webb-Binder, Cornell University, "The Black Pacific in South Pacific and Beyond"

All events are at 4:30 PM in 142 Goldwin Smith Hall.

Date: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 4:30pm

The Fight Against Anti-nutrition: Managing Mycotoxins on African Maize

Professor Rebecca Nelson

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section, School of Integrative Plant Science, Cornell University

Date: 
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 12:20pm to 1:10pm

CIES: Interactional Practices and Actions Comprising L2 Teaching

Joan Kelly Hall (Professor of Applied Linguistics) will present Interactional Practices and Actions Comprising L2 Teaching on Tuesday, April 14 at 4pm in Noyes Lodge. A reception will follow.

This presentation focuses on current research that draws on the micro-analytic power of conversation analysis to examine the multimodal practices and actions by which L2 teaching and learning are accomplished.

Date: 
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 4:00pm

CIES: Collegiate Foreign Language Teacher Development

Heather Willis Allen (Associate Professor of French, University of Wisconsin-Madison) will present Collegiate Foreign Language Teacher Development: Challenges and Strategies to Meet the MLA's Call for Change on Thursday, April 9 at 4pm in Noyes Lodge. A reception will follow.

This presentation will include discussion of challenges and strategies in meeting the 2007 MLA Report's call for change in lower-division FL courses and, in particular, in relation to TA professional development.

This event is free and open to the public.

Date: 
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 4:00pm