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The UAB College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures


2015 Chinese Spring Festival

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Spring 2015 Conversation Tables

Professional Development Workshops

Language Partners Program

The English Language Institute invites you to make a “global connection” on campus. Students can join the program at any time.
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Upcoming Events

Alliance Française Lecture by Tom Gordon:
"Following the Steps of My Father"

Time: 7 pm
Date: Jan. 31
Location: Hulsey Recital Hall, map
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Alliance Française Lecture by Jody Combs

Time: 7 pm
Date: Feb. 28
Location: Hulsey Recital Hall, map

The DFLL Welcomes Yumi Takamiya
Assistant Professor in Japanese


Yumi Takamiya
(PhD in Applied Linguistics, Purdue)
Her research interests include pragmatics, language pedagogy, second language acquisition, and teacher development. By employing conversation analytic approach, she currently investigates how second language learners of Japanese develop their pragmatic competence. She has worked on a series of research projects focusing on classroom interactions and dialogic teaching by using Sociocognitive approach, Dynamic Assessment and Action Research.
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