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Ua68/7/2/1 Fcg Classical Club, WKU Archives 2015 Western Kentucky University

Ua68/7/2/1 Fcg Classical Club, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about the FCG Classical Club.


Global Chaucers: Reflections On Collaboration And Digital Futures, Candace Barrington, Jonathan Hsy 2015 Central Connecticut State University

Global Chaucers: Reflections On Collaboration And Digital Futures, Candace Barrington, Jonathan Hsy

Accessus

Global Chaucers, our multi-national, multi-lingual, multi-year project, intends to locate, catalog, translate, archive, and analyze non-Anglophone appropriations and translations of Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales. Since its founding in 2012, this project has rapidly changed in response to scholars’ diverse interests and our expanding discoveries. Almost all these changes were prompted and made possible by our online presence (including a blog and Facebook group), and digital media comprises our primary means for gathering information, disseminating our findings, advertising conferences and events, and promoting the resource to other scholars. Because digital media can help disparate people traverse geographical and linguistic barriers ...


Simmering, Uxue Alberdi, Nere Lete 2015 Boise State University

Simmering, Uxue Alberdi, Nere Lete

World Languages Faculty Publications and Presentations

“Su txikian” [“Simmering”] by Uxue Alberdi was published in 2013 as one of the stories in her book Euli Giro [A Sense of Chagrin]. As Alberdi states, “The source of inspiration for this story was an article I had read about an eighty-year-old married couple from Pamplona who had been found in their car parked in the garage after having committed suicide. "Simmering” is a response to the shock the news provoked in me […]. On the one hand, I wanted to hold onto the stereotype of the Basque grandmother. It is not typical to imagine an eighty-year-old Basque woman as ...


Group Conversation M2-06: Transcription, Vann Corpus 1995, Robert E. Vann 2015 Western Michigan University

Group Conversation M2-06: Transcription, Vann Corpus 1995, Robert E. Vann

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Cómo Mejorar Las Clases De Idioma Para Los Estudiantes Introvertidos, Katie Burba 2015 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Cómo Mejorar Las Clases De Idioma Para Los Estudiantes Introvertidos, Katie Burba

Modern Languages and Literatures

The intent of this project is to research and observe how current language teaching techniques could be improved to better accommodate introverted students. One third of the population identifies as introverted, yet language classes are obviously designed for extroverted students. Introverted students have unique learning styles that are being overlooked, and this project aims to create options that would improve introvert’s language acquisition.

This project consists in three parts: first, an observation of identified introverts and extroverts in beginning and intermediate language classes at Cal Poly. I kept an informal journal on what is working and what isn’t ...


Linguistic Landscape Of Main Streets In Bosnia And Herzegovina, Rachel E. Lay 2015 East Tennessee State University

Linguistic Landscape Of Main Streets In Bosnia And Herzegovina, Rachel E. Lay

Undergraduate Honors Theses

After the breakup of Yugoslavia in 1991, Bosnia and Herzegovina erupted into ethnic conflict and ultimately genocide. Nearly 100,000 people, mainly Bosniaks, died in the Bosnian War. Two decades later, the violence has ended but the conflict is still present in Bosnia; the societal segregation of the 1995 Dayton Accords, intended only as an immediate solution to the violence, still stands. Population and language distribution are evidence of this segregation. Bosnia’s two entities are home to two different ethnic majorities: Serbs in the Republika Srpska and Bosniaks in the Federation of BiH. In an environment so sensitive that ...


La Rappresentazione Delle Donne Nella Società Italiana In Tre Romanzi Di Elena Ferrante: L’Amica Geniale, Storia Del Nuovo Cognome, Storia Di Chi Fugge E Di Chi Resta., Sarah M. Stutman 2015 Trinity College

La Rappresentazione Delle Donne Nella Società Italiana In Tre Romanzi Di Elena Ferrante: L’Amica Geniale, Storia Del Nuovo Cognome, Storia Di Chi Fugge E Di Chi Resta., Sarah M. Stutman

Senior Theses and Projects

Questa tesi prende in analisi il ruolo della donna nella società italiana così come viene presentato negli ultimi romanzi di Elena Ferrante. Vorrei discutere le aspettative pubbliche e private e la realtà delle donne, in particolare vorrei esplorare come l’autrice presenta l’importanza dell’educazione, il ruolo delle donne nel mercato del lavoro, il corpo, la sessualità, la violenza, e il matrimonio nel periodo che va dall’infanzia all’età adulta seguendo l’evoluzione delle protagoniste femminili Lila e Elena.

I romanzi che analizzerò sono: L’Amica Geniale, Storia del nuovo cognome, e Storia di chi fugge e di ...


Tutoring Across Boundaries: When An Esol Student Becomes A Writing Tutor, Ying-bei Wang 2015 Bowling Green State University

Tutoring Across Boundaries: When An Esol Student Becomes A Writing Tutor, Ying-Bei Wang

Ying-bei Wang

This presentation shares my experiences as a writing tutor working with ESOL students and focuses on the role cultural differences play in shaping how writers from different cultural backgrounds think and write.


Order Of Acquisition: A Comparison Of L1 And L2 English And Spanish Morpheme Acquisition, Kyle A. McFerren 2015 Liberty University

Order Of Acquisition: A Comparison Of L1 And L2 English And Spanish Morpheme Acquisition, Kyle A. Mcferren

Senior Honors Theses

This paper examines the order of acquisition for grammatical morphemes in Spanish and English first and second language learners. Brown’s first morpheme order study, conducted in 1973, laid the foundation for what would become one of the most common types of study conducted within the field of second language acquisition. The four orders of acquisition relevant here are examined and compared in order to support the roles of salience, morphophonological regularity, complexity, input frequency, and native language transfer in first and/or second language acquisition. The conclusion is that these five determinants work interdependently in determining the difficulty of ...


Lost In Translation? Found In Translation? Neither? Both?, Esther Allen, Mary Ann Caws, Peter Constantine, Edith Grossman, Nancy Kline, Burton Pike, Damion Searls, Karen Van Dyck, Alyson Waters, Roger Celestin, Charles LeBel 2015 City University of New York

Lost In Translation? Found In Translation? Neither? Both?, Esther Allen, Mary Ann Caws, Peter Constantine, Edith Grossman, Nancy Kline, Burton Pike, Damion Searls, Karen Van Dyck, Alyson Waters, Roger Celestin, Charles Lebel

The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal

Translation specialists Esther Allen, Mary Ann Caws, Peter Constantine, Edith Grossman, Nancy Kline, Burton Pike, Damion Searls, Karen Van Dyck and Alyson Waters respond to the TQC question:

“Lost in translation”; “Found in translation”: Are these just useless commonplaces or are they indicative of something relevant to your own practice?


A Corpus For Investigating English-Language Learners' Dialog Behaviors, Nigel Ward, Paola Gallardo 2015 University of Texas at El Paso

A Corpus For Investigating English-Language Learners' Dialog Behaviors, Nigel Ward, Paola Gallardo

Departmental Technical Reports (CS)

We are interested in developing methods for the semi-automatic discovery of prosodic patterns in dialog and how they differ between languages and among populations. We are starting by examining how the prosody of Spanish-native learners of English differs from that of native speakers. To support this work, we have collected a new corpus of conversations among college students. This includes dialogs between a nonnative speaker of English and a native, dialogs between native speakers of English, and Spanish conversations.


Interview Of Diana Regan, M.A., Diana Regan M.A., Melissa Nichols 2015 La Salle University

Interview Of Diana Regan, M.A., Diana Regan M.A., Melissa Nichols

All Oral Histories

Diana Regan was born in Philadelphia, on an undisclosed date, and grew up in Bryn Mawr, where she has spent her entire life with the exception of a brief time in the 1960s when she lived in New York City. Her father had his own business distributing home heating fuel oil, and her mother worked with him. She had one brother who is now deceased. Regan attended St. Thomas Aquinas elementary school in South Philadelphia, followed by high school at Mater Misericordiae Academy (now Merion Mercy Academy) in Merion, Pennsylvania. In pursuing her higher education, Regan first attended Immaculata College ...


Représentations De L’Identité Haïtienne Dans La Diaspora À Travers « La Danse Sur Le Volcan » De Marie Vieux-Chauvet Et « Butterfly’S Way » D’Edwidge Danticat., Ronaldo G. John 2015 Trinity College

Représentations De L’Identité Haïtienne Dans La Diaspora À Travers « La Danse Sur Le Volcan » De Marie Vieux-Chauvet Et « Butterfly’S Way » D’Edwidge Danticat., Ronaldo G. John

Senior Theses and Projects

This thesis thus explores the relation between different social groups with regards to the Haitian Diaspora in the United States. There are two dynamics of this relation that would be analyzed which are: 1) the relation between those in the diaspora and the mother country and 2) the relations among Haitians and other racial groups within the United States, particularly Afro-Americans and other West Indians. Many Haitians go as far as to assume a French identity for they believe that being French, which is usually associated with whiteness would set them apart from other black. This research thus explores this ...


La Barcelona “Magnética:” La Opresión Y El Re-Invento De La Ciudad Por Un Gobierno Tiránico, Dayana A. Aleksandrova 2015 Trinity College

La Barcelona “Magnética:” La Opresión Y El Re-Invento De La Ciudad Por Un Gobierno Tiránico, Dayana A. Aleksandrova

Senior Theses and Projects

Barcelona, the “magnetic” city: oppression and re-invention by an tyrannical government

Why Barcelona? What are the factors responsible for the magnetic force of this place? In my opinion, we can distinguish three key factors. Firstly, the magnetism of Barcelona in the ‘30s is based on the violence against the freedom of artistic expression and education and the need for help. Secondly, it is the charm of the idealized Barcelona, conceived by the propaganda of the Franco government in the ‘60s. Finally, it is the aura of Barcelona, glorified by tourists, giving hope to the immigrants looking to find a better ...


La Representación Haitiana En La Producción Cultural Dominicana: Contrastando A Joaquín Balaguer Y David Pérez Karmadavis En La Representación De Una Identidad Nacional Dominicana., Ronaldo G. John 2015 Trinity College

La Representación Haitiana En La Producción Cultural Dominicana: Contrastando A Joaquín Balaguer Y David Pérez Karmadavis En La Representación De Una Identidad Nacional Dominicana., Ronaldo G. John

Senior Theses and Projects

The issue of race between these two countries is not a foreign concept to many, however, in wake of the recent law passed which denationalized thousands of Haitians born in the Dominican Republic after the year 1929 has brought this debate on race to the center of global attention. Through analysis of the text ‘La Isla al revés’ by former Dominican president Joaquin Balaguer which presents anti-Haitian rhetoric in the justification of ‘dominicanidad’ (Dominican national identity)and the photography works in David Perez’s “Performance Action”, we shall see the representation of the Haitian community via these productions. The anti-Haitian ...


Reseña De Pagafantas, Una Comedia De Borja Cobeaga, Naroa Puente-Ortiz 2015 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Reseña De Pagafantas, Una Comedia De Borja Cobeaga, Naroa Puente-Ortiz

Spanish Language and Literature

La enseñanza de una lengua extranjera a través de realia no es nada nuevo. Han sido muchos los defensores de esta práctica, al igual que no han sido pocos tampoco los detractores de la misma. No es la intención de este documento entrar en dicha discusión, puesto que daremos por hecho, sin explayarnos mucho en el porqué, que, efectivamente, son muchos los beneficios que los estudiantes adquieren mediante la utilización de elementos de uso cotidiano y real a la hora de aprender una lengua. En el presente documento se muestra un ejemplo de reseña de la película Pagafantas (2009) de ...


A Cross-Generational Analysis Of Spanish-To-English Lexico-Semantic Phenomena In Emerging Miami English, Kristen Mullen 2015 Masters of Linguistics Student

A Cross-Generational Analysis Of Spanish-To-English Lexico-Semantic Phenomena In Emerging Miami English, Kristen Mullen

FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Sociolinguists have documented the substrate influence of various languages on the formation of dialects in numerous ethnic-regional setting throughout the United States. This literature shows that while phonological and grammatical influences from other languages may be instantiated as durable dialect features, lexical phenomena often fade over time as ethnolinguistic communities assimilate with contiguous dialect groups. In preliminary investigations of emerging Miami Latino English, we have observed that lexical forms based on Spanish lexical forms are not only ubiquitous among the speech of the first generation Cuban Americans but also of the second. Examples, observed in field work, casual observation, and ...


Diseño De Un Curso De Español Para Principiantes Basado En Los Principios De Call, Kerwin A. Livingstone 2015 University of Guyana

Diseño De Un Curso De Español Para Principiantes Basado En Los Principios De Call, Kerwin A. Livingstone

Kerwin A. Livingstone

Este trabajo pretende hacer hincapié en que la metodología de CALL, mediante los Módulos de Desarrollo, Implementación y Evaluación, debe explorarse aún más con motivos de presentarles experiencias educativas significativas a los estudiantes de lenguas extranjeras. Se postula, debido al aumento en el uso de aplicaciones multimediales para otros campos de estudio, que la utilidad de esta nueva tecnología para la didáctica de lenguas puede lograr grandes alcances, promocionando así la enseñanza-aprendizaje diversificada. Se intenta mostrar el diseño de un software docente-educativo basado en la metodología de CALL que centra su atención, principalmente, en la expresión oral, una de las ...


Notes On How To Rework A Ph.D. Dissertation For Publication As A Book, Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek 2015 Purdue University

Notes On How To Rework A Ph.D. Dissertation For Publication As A Book, Steven Tötösy De Zepetnek

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Disfluent Pausing Effects On Listener Judgments Of An Asl-English Interpretation, Stephen Fitzmaurice, Kim A. Purdy 2015 Clemson University

Disfluent Pausing Effects On Listener Judgments Of An Asl-English Interpretation, Stephen Fitzmaurice, Kim A. Purdy

Journal of Interpretation

Although not all spoken language pauses are purposeful or functional, there is general agreement on the function and appropriate length and placement of pauses in English. Failing to conform to this agreement constitutes a pausing disfluency. In an interpreted environment, pauses do not generally detract from the discourse event, nor do they negatively impact the participants’ perception of one another, as long as the interpreter maintains generally acceptable pausing parameters (Fors, 2011; Heldner & Edlund, 2010; Krivokapi, 2007). Listeners of any communication event invariably form opinions about the speaker’s personality and make judgments about their character and background, forming a favorable or ...


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