LLC News

January 2013 Archives

LLC Students at PCA/ACA Conference in Washington, D.C.

LLC Cohort 15 student, Erin Berry, will be presenting a paper on Kendrick Lamar at the Popular Culture Association Conference, Washington D.C., March 27-30.

Information about her presentation can be found here:

Chrissie Reilly and Sara Cole, both Cohort 13, will also be presenting at this conference!

LLC's David Balosa : New Member - International Academy for Intercultural Research (IAIR)

On behalf of President van Oudenhoven, we are happy to announce that David Balosa, a graduate student at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, has been elected a student member of the Academy for Intercultural Research.

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LLC Disseration Writing Student Group Forms

An active group of LLC students has been meeting for the past 6 weeks. Although the community models the UMBC/Promise Dissertation House, it is flexible enough to accommodate students' schedules and work responsibilities. In this sense, it provides a space for studying as well as socializing with fellow students. Keep an eye on the community LLC blog for updates biweekly!

Prof. Craig Saper Named Bearman Foundation Chair in Entrepreneurship

Craig Saper, professor and chair of Language, Literacy, and Culture (LLC), has been named the Bearman Foundation Chair in Entrepreneurship.

The Bearman Foundation Chair in Entrepreneurship was established by The Herbert Bearman Foundation to acknowledge and honor the contributions of Dr. Arlene Bearman to the UMBC community. This chair recognizes and supports outstanding teaching skills, an interest in entrepreneurship, and a strong record of scholarship in entrepreneurial studies or a field related to entrepreneurship.

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