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Department of Modern Languages
The University of Mississippi

Mod Langs News Briefs: Warhol, Kahng, Otonya, Akishev, Fafulas

News Briefs

  • Dr. Tamara Warhol, Associate Professor of Linguistics, will serve as the Department of Modern Languages Equity Representative. Congratulations and thank you, Dr. Warhol, for your excellent service!
  • MA student Msafiri Otonya worked with Dr. Jimin Kahng, Assistant Professor of Linguistics, to publish the article, “What Elicited Imitation Can Show Us: Quantitative and Qualitative Analyses of Longitudinal Changes” in TESOL Quarterly, one of the top-tier journals in the field. Msafiri assisted Dr. Kahng with the process of data analysis and writing the qualitative analysis section of the article. Congratulations of Msafiri and to Dr. Kahng!
  • PhD candidate Timur Akishev will present his original research, “30 Years of Kazakhstani Independence Through a Linguistic Lens,” at the Change, Conflict, and Dissent 18th Annual Graduate Student Conference, sponsored by the Graduate Organization for the Study of Europe and Central Asia (GOSECA), at the University of Pittsburg. Good luck, Timur!
  • Dr. Stephen Fafulas recently published his edited volume Amazonian Spanish: Language Contact and Evolution. Congratulations, Dr. Fafulas!

Amazonian Spanish