CLA Visiting Scholars
Visiting Scholars at the Center for Language Acquisition spend up to one year in residence at The Pennsylvania State University. Scholars receive office space on campus, a computer, access to the Penn State University library, and a stipend for travel and lodging.
Previous CLA Visiting Scholars:
Yu Lu, Spring 2010 - Fall 2011
Professor Lu visited Penn State from the Beijing Foreign Studies University.
Lei Hong, Fall 2009 - Spring 2010
Professor Hong visited Penn State from the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Donghong Liu, Spring 2009 - Fall 2010
Professor Liu visited Penn State from Central China Normal University.
Ji Young Nam, Fall 2005 – Spring 2006
Professor Nam visited Penn State from the Korea Polytechnic University, South Korea.
Wan Fara Adlina Wan Mansor, Spring 2005 – Fall 2005
Professor Mansor visited Penn State from the Universiti Teknologi, Malaysia.
Mohamad Hassan Zakaria, Spring 2005 – Fall 2005
Professor Zakaria visited Penn State from the Universiti Teknologi, Malaysia.
Maryia Aleinik, Fall 2004
While at Penn State, Professor Aleinik of the Minsk State Linguistics University, Belarus, gave a lecture entitled “Electronic Learning as an Educational Innovation and a Possibility of Language Teacher Training.”
Wido La Heij, Fall, 2002
While at Penn State, Professor La Heij of the University of Leiden, The Netherlands, gave a lecture entitled “Semantic Facilitation and Semantic Interference in Simple Language Production: Implications for Models of Lexical Access.”
LiKun Zeng, Spring 2002 – Spring 2003
Professor Zeng visited Penn State from the Guangxi Trade and Economic College, People’s Republic of China.
Kees van Esch, Fall 2001
While at Penn State, Professor van Esch of Nijmegen University, The Netherlands, gave a lecture entitled “Learner Autonomy in Foreign Language Learning and Teaching.”
Douglas Absalom, Fall 2001
While at Penn State, Professor Absalom of the University of Newcastle, Australia, gave a lecture entitled “Cross-Cultural Pragmatics: The Power of what is not said.”
Sagrario Salaberri, Spring 2000
While at Penn State, Professor Salaberri of the University of Almería, Spain, gave a lecture entitled “The Functions of Code-Switching in the Foreign Language Classroom: Guilt and Absolution.”
Gil Watz Visiting Scholars spend up to one month in residence at The Pennsylvania State University. In addition to office space on campus, a computer, and access to the university library, Watz Scholars receive a stipend for travel and lodging.
Previous Gil Watz Visiting Scholars:
Leo van Lier, Fall 2006
While at Penn State, Professor van Lier (Monterey Institute of International Studies) presented a lecture entitled “Action-Based Teaching, Autonomy, and Identity"
Steven McCafferty, Fall 2004
While at Penn State, Professor McCafferty (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) gave a lecture entitled “Gesture, Metaphor, and Internalization: Material Foundations for Second Language Learning”
Teresa Bajo, Fall 2004
While at Penn State, Professor Bajo (University of Grenada, Spain) gave lectures entitled “Working Memory, Executive functions and Expertise in Language Interpretation” and “Comprehension and reformulation in translation: Horizontal or vertical processes?”
Michael McCarthy, Spring 2004
While at Penn State, Professor McCarthy (University of Nottingham, Great Britain), gave lectures entitled “Coming of Age: Spoken Corpora, Discourse and Pragmatics” and “Using Corpora to Write a Grammar of English”
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