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Bikowski-Phillips Book on ‘Teaching with a Global Perspective’ Published in Spanish

Bikowski-Phillips Book on ‘Teaching with a Global Perspective’ Published in Spanish

A book co-authored by Ohio University professors Dr. Dawn Bikowski and Dr. Talinn Phillips is now available in Spanish,  Enseñar con perspectiva global e inclusiva. Bikowski is Director of the English Language Improvement Program in the College of Arts & Sciences, and Phillips is Associate Professor of English. The book not […]

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March 9, 2020 at 10:32 amResearch

Ohio Language & Culture Project Probes Language Use in Ohio

From left, Kalynda Thayer, Rasmia Shraim, Michelle O’Malley, An Nguyen, Mark Sakach, and Georgia Curran

The Ohio Language & Culture Project, created and directed by Ohio University Linguistics faculty member Dr. Michelle O’Malley, comprises both undergraduate and graduate student members from various disciplines across the university with a common interest in sociolinguistic study. The lab supports the continued study and documentation of regional language variation […]

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March 5, 2020 at 1:43 pmNews

Moran and Bell Publish on the Linguistic Style of Wine Tasting Notes

Drs. Theresa Moran and David Bell at the Village Bakery monthly wine tasting event.

Whether in the form of reviews in the mass-media and in dedicated magazines and websites such as the Wine Spectator, or in wine blogs, or in label-scanning apps such as Vivino, or even in millions of user reviews on sites such as Cellar Tracker, wine tasting notes are ubiquitous and […]

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February 26, 2020 at 3:29 pmResearch

Augstkalns Co-authors Paper on Arabic Speakers’ Comprehension of English Idioms

From left, Mary Catherine Augstkalns and Dr. Soomin Jwa at the 2019 Student Expo.

Second-year M.A. in Applied Linguistics student Mary Catherine Augstkalns co-authored a paper in collaboration with her adviser Dr. Soomin Jwa, former Ohio University Visiting Professor, in the English Linguistics Society of Korea’s journal English Language and Linguistics. The paper, “Break a Leg: An Investigation of L2 Idiom Comprehension of L1 […]

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February 11, 2020 at 3:20 pmResearch

Tao Presents on Grammar and Cognitive Processes at Two International Conferences

Dr. Liang Tao presents at international conference.

Dr. Liang Tao, Professor  of Linguistics at Ohio University, presented two different research talks at two highly prestigious international conferences: the 16th Biennial Conference of the International Pragmatics Association in June in Hong Kong and the 60th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society in November in Montréal, Canada. At the […]

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January 21, 2020 at 12:24 pmResearch

Alumni News | Stratman Talks about Forensic Linguistics, Real Court Cases

From left, James Stratman, Michelle O’Malley and David Bell

Ohio University alumnus Dr. James Stratman presented on forensic linguistics and the law as part of the Linguistics Fall Colloquium series. Stratman was named to the College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni in 2019. See Notable Alumni | James Stratman Lives Where Law and Language Entwine. Connect with Stratman […]

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January 16, 2020 at 4:02 pmAlumni

Happy Beginnings | Sormaz Seeks New Challenges Teaching in Japan

Olga Sormaz in her office at Chubu University

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ohio University alumna Olga Sormaz BA ’15, MA ’18 is always seeking out new challenges. She spent a year in a British school during her middle […]

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January 10, 2020 at 11:00 amAlumni