September 2010 Archives
Laura Strickling (LLC cohort 11) has had a book review of "Discourse Analysis in Classrooms" entitled, "Multipleperspectives of a single literacy event" accepted for publication in Teaching Education, a very influential journal.
Eunju Chung Chen's chapter, "Toward a Critical Cultural Proficiency," was accepted for publication in an intercultural communication textbook, edited by Dr. Elizabeth Christopher. The book will be published next spring.
A new book by Dr. Christine Mallinson, LLC Assistant Professor, is now
available on Amazon.com (http://amzn.to/ajx0om). *Understanding English
Language Variation in U.S. Schools,* a new title in the Teachers College
Press Multicultural Education Series, tailors information about language
variation to U.S. educational contexts. The book focuses primarily on
connections to K-12 education, but the material is also relevant to other
education professionals, including college/university instructors, school
counselors, speech-language hearing scientists, as well as to parents and
anyone interested in learning more about language variation in diverse
school settings. Dr. Mallinson and her co-author, Dr. Anne H. Charity
Hudley of the College of William & Mary, have a book website,
http://englishlanguagevariation.com, and a book facebook page,
Mamadou Salif Diallo, who received his Ph.D. in LLC in 2007, has just accepted a
position as Assistant Professor of English at Qassim University in Saudi Arabia.
He will be teaching on the main campus in Buraydah.