Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Upcoming Guest Speaker

The Institute for the Empirical Study of Language (IESL)
and the Linguistics Department
Ohio University


Prof. Lourdes Ortega
Professor of Applied Linguistics
Georgetown University

who will present:

Reimagining Success in Multilingual Learning

Friday, February 19, 2016
12.55 pm
Alden 319 (Friends of the Library)

Free and open to the public
All are welcome

Friday, January 30, 2015

Meetings of the IESL Spring 2015

Please mark your calendars. The IESL will have three meetings this spring:

Friday, February 6
Friday, March 13
Friday, April 10 ~ Research talk: Dr. Xie, "Mandarin yao as a restricted epistemic modal for degree comparison"

All meetings are at 2.00 pm in Faculty Commons 301f, Alden Library, 3rd floor.

Hope to see you there!

Agenda 6 Feb 2015

Agenda 13 Mar 2015

Agenda 10 Apr 2015

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Meetings of the IESL Fall 2014

Please mark your calendars. The IESL will have three meetings this fall:

Friday, September 19
Friday, October 17
Friday, November 14

All meetings are at 2.00 pm in Faculty Commons 301f, Alden Library, 3rd floor.

Hope to see you there!

Agenda 19 Sep 2014

Agenda 17 Oct 2014

Agenda 14 Nov 2014

Monday, September 15, 2014

IESL Fall 2014 Social Gathering

This past Friday we had our fall semester social gathering to kick off the 2014-2015 academic year. In attendance were from left to right, student members, Anita Belfiore, and Ariadna Sánchez-Hernández; IESL Director, Emilia Alonso-Marks; and permanent members, Danny Moates, Chao-Yang Lee, and Li Xu (Associate Director for Research).

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Upcoming Events

Please mark your calendars for two wonderful upcoming events: 

Wednesday, March 19, 1-2 pm, Gordy 205
Our student member, Ariadna Sánchez-Hernández, will give a colloquium for the Department of Linguistics. The title of her talk is: Pragmatic Routines during Study Abroad Programs: the Impact of Acculturation and Intensity of Interaction.

Monday, April 14, 1.30-2.30, Faculty Commons 301F
Mary E. Beaton and Hannah Washington, Ph.D. candidates from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at The Ohio State University, will give a colloquium for our Institute. The title of their talk is: The (De)meaning of Place Names: A Pragmatic and Sociolinguistic Analysis of Favelado 'Ghetto.'

Hope you can join us!

Friday, February 21, 2014


We are meeting, 10-11 am, at Faculty Commons (301F). Here's the Agenda: Agenda 21 Feb 2014
Looking forward to seeing you there!

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Next meeting this spring

We had a productive first meeting of the semester! I am grateful to all the members and student members who were able to attend the meeting. Please find a copy of the minutes under the tab labeled "Minutes."
Thank you also for sending your brief bios to Juan. If you have not had a chance to send in yours, please do at your earliest convenient time. Juan's email address is:
Our next meeting is scheduled for Friday, February 21, 10 am, Faculty Commons 301F.
I look forward to seeing you there!

Friday, December 20, 2013

Happy Holidays!

Dear IESL members:

Wishing you a Happy Holiday Season and all the best for 2014!



Friday, December 13, 2013

First Meeting Spring Semester

Dear Colleagues and Student Members:

Our first meeting this spring is scheduled for Friday, January 24, 2014, at 10.00 am, in Faculty Commons 301F, Alden Library. I look forward to seeing you then!

Happy end of the semester and Happy Holidays!

Best Wishes,


Thursday, December 5, 2013

Meeting tomorrow

Dear Colleagues and Student Members,

This is a friendly reminder that tomorrow, Friday, December 6, we will have an IESL meeting at 10.00 am in Alden Library (Faculty Commons, 301F). Here is a tentative meeting agenda.

I look forward to seeing you tomorrow!

All the best,