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Chinese Culture and Conversation Corner / 茶话会 "Tea Talk"

Time: 
9/19/14 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: 
Confucius Institute at Maryland, 4131 Susquehanna Hall

Please join the Confucius Institute for their Chinese Culture and Conversation Corner (茶话会 "Tea Talk")

Language Science Day

Time: 
9/19/14 - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 
Stamp Student Union

Language Science Day (LSD) is the flagship event of the year’s language science activities and gives students and faculty an opportunity to showcase ongoing projects, facilitate networking among participants, and improves awareness of research and training opportunities at the University of Maryland. Each year, the event brings together over 200 language science researchers from 17 departments and UMD-affiliated institutions in order to exchange ideas and interact and communicate with each other in a series of social events.

 

 

Agenda

Gary Dell: What Freud Got Right About Speech Errors

Time: 
9/11/14 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: 
Bioscience Research Building 1103

Most people associate Sigmund Freud with the assertion that speech errors reveal repressed thoughts, a claim that does not have a great deal of support. I will introduce some other things that Freud said about slips, showing that these, in contrast to the repression notion, do fit well with modern theories of language production. I will illustrate using an interactive two-step theory of lexical access during production, which has been used to understand aphasic speech ...

Ms. Saideh Ghods’s Presentation:“Fighting Pediatric Cancer in Iran”

Time: 
6/30/14 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: 
Library of Congress, Room 220, the AMED Reading Room, on the second level of the Thomas Jefferson Building

Please join us for Ms. Saideh Ghods’s presentation entitled, “Fighting Pediatric Cancer in Iran” on Monday, June 30, 2014 from 12:00PM -1:00PM at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. This event is free and open to the public. Ms. Saideh Ghods is a wonderful Iranian woman philanthropist, entrepreneur and community organizer. She is also the founder of the MAHAK, one of the most impressive charitable organizations in Iran that supports children with cancer. Please see the attached PDF and Library of Congress room location map.

"A Thousand Years of the Persian Book” Exhibition and 6- Month Lecture Series

Time: 
3/27/14 - 12:00 PM to 9/17/14 - 1:00 PM
Location: 
Library of Congress and University of Maryland. Please see Schedule.

The 6 month lecture series accompanying "A Thousand Years of the Persian Book" exhibit is cosponsored by  Roshan Institute for Persian Studies at the University of Maryland, and made possible with

6th Annual Undergraduate Research Forum

Time: 
4/23/14 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 
St. Mary's Hall (Language House)

The 6th Annual Undergraduate Research Forum will take place on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 2-4pm in the Language House.

“The World of Persian Literary Humanism: Spreading Culture through Books”

Time: 
9/17/14 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: 
Library of Congress, Room 220, the AMED Reading Room, on the second level of the Thomas Jefferson Building

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 17, LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 
The World of Persian Literary Humanism: Spreading Culture through Books”Hamid Dabashi, Columbia University 
 

"Forough Farrokhzad's Biography and Unpublished Letters"

Time: 
8/27/14 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: 
University of Maryland, Room TBD

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 27, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND"Forough Farrokhzad's Biography and Unpublished Letters"Farzaneh Milani, University of Virginia 

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