If you are passionate about language learning and languages in general and would like to make a difference, apply for the World Languages and Cultures Fellowship! Integrate your passion for languages and your proficiency in social media to help promote a language-learning culture at Brandeis. The fellow will receive a $500 stipend and will get to work closely with language professors in the 2018-19 academic year.
The application deadline is October 19, 2018 (midnight). Submit your application here via a Google form.
Professor Seidl is a recipient of a Teaching Innovation Grant for the group project Enhancing Student Engagement and Achievement Through Voice and Visual Interaction Using VoiceThread™ (with Kim Round, PI, and co-investigators Carol Damm and Carrie Miller).
Professor von Mering is a recipient of a Research Innovation Award for her project An Examination of the German Climate Movement and Germany's Path to a Socio-Ecological Transformation.
The Department of German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature is excited to announce that the National Science Foundation has awarded a grant to Brandeis University in support of the project Parsed and Audio-Aligned Corpus of Bilingual Russian Child Speech (BiRCh). The project is under the direction of faculty members Sophia Malamud (Linguistics/Computer Science), Irina Dubinina (Russian/GRALL), and Nianwen Xue (Linguistics/Computer Science). You can learn more about the project on the BiRCh website.
Congratulations to the BiRCh team!