Sadia Zoubir-Shaw

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  • Professor
  • Linguistics & French & Francophone Studies
  • KFLC Conference - Executive Director (2014-2022)
  • Director of the Foreign Language and International Economics Program (FLIE) - 2018 to present
  • Convener for French and Francophone Studies (2017-2019)
  • Administrator of the Karen and Garland Dever Endowed Fellowship
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • French & Francophone Studies
  • Masters in Teaching World Languages
  • Modern & Classical Languages Literatures & Cultures
  • Linguistics
  • International Studies
  • African American and Africana Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Teaching English as a Second Language
1023 Patterson Office Tower
859-257-5729
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Availability
Office Hours: T 2:00-3:00 R 1:00-2:00 and by appointment
Education

Universite de Provence: Laboratoire CNRS de Phonetique (Aix-en-Provence, France)

  • Ph.D. in Linguistics (1988)
  • DEA in Phonetics (1983)

Universite de Provence: Department of English (Aix-en-Provence)

  • MA in English and Linguistics (1981)
  • BA in English (1979)

Strasbourg Chamber of Commerce

  • Training in Business and Economics Curriculum (2000)

American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

  • Oral Proficiency Interview Testing Certification (1989)

 

Sample Courses
  • LIN 517: First Language Acquisition
  • MCL 553: Second Language Acquisition
  • MCL 100: The World of Language
  • FR 310: Phonetics and Phonology
  • FR 307: French for Business and International Economics (FLIE-Foreign Language and International Economics)
  • FR/LIN 612 : Linguistics - Le Français: Un dialecte qui a réussi
  • FR 471G: Structure of Modern French
  • FR 471G: De la traduction a l'interpretation
  • FR 311: Introduction to Linguistics
  • FR 410: Language in Performance 
  • TESL  Program @ Framingham State University (Affiliated Faculty): Linguisitic Anthropology/Phonetics and Phonology/Language Methodology

 

Graduate Training
Universite de Provence, France - Lehigh University, PA - University of Michigan, MI - Middlebury College, VT
ADMINISTRATION
  • Executive Director of KFLC Conference (2014-2018 & 2019-2022)
  • Director of the Foreign Language and International Economics/FLIE (appointed in 2018)
  • Administrator of the Karen and Garland Dever Endowed Fellowship (2015 to present)
  • Convener for French and Francophone Studies (2017-2019)
  • Chair of the Educational Policy Committee (2014-2015)
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies (2011-2013)
  • Executive Director of KFLC Conference (2006-2008)
  • Director of the Master of Arts in Teaching World Languages (MATWL 2005-2007)
  • Director of Graduate Studies of the Master of Arts in Teaching World Languages (MATWL 2005-2007)
  • Director of the French Language Program and TA training (1995-2003)

 

Selected Publications: 

BOOKS

  • Lire et Écrire: La composition par le texte (Textbook – 292 p.) - Canadian Scholars Press. Toronto: August 2017.
  • Lire et Écrire: La composition par le texte (Student Workbook – 110 p.) - Canadian Scholars Press. Toronto: August 2017.
  • Lire et Écrire: La composition par le texte (Instructor’s resource book – 130 p.)- Canadian Scholars Press. Toronto: August 2017.
  • Embodied Performance: Design, Process, and Narrative (195 p.). Editor. Volume published by Inter-Disciplinary Press, Oxford, UK: 2016.
  • Les trésors enterrés des Ga – L’art des cercueils au Ghana; Regula Tschumi: Benteli Verlags AG, Berne: 2010, 252 p. Co-translation from English to French of “The buried treasures of the Ga: Coffin art in Ghana; Regula Tschumi, (239 p.) 2008, Bern: Benteli.
  • Échanges. First-year Text for French Immersion Programs (with A. Germain-Rutherford and H. Germain- Simoes); 434 p. Prentice-Hall 1997.
  • ÉchangesStudent Activity Book (with A. Germain-Rutherford and H. Germain- Simoes); 100 p. Prentice-Hall 1997.
  • C’est dans la PocheFrench/English Self Instructional Software (Digital recordings and Manual) designed for the LooPhonic Audio System developed by the Japan Victor Corporation (JVC) – 396 p., June 1990, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL and Tokyo, Japan.

 

Sample Articles/Chapters

  • Staging History: a Performative Experience in Embodied Performance: Design, Process, and Narrative - Volume published by Inter-Disciplinary Press, Oxford, UK. (2016)
  • Language and the Brain: The Making of New Connections in College of Arts and Sciences Magazine, University of Kentucky (2005)
  • Gender Predictability and Gender Acquisition (paper) - Hawaii International Conference on the Humanities, January 2003 (Published in the Conference Proceedings (2003) - Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Perception of Attributes in Inanimate referents - Published in I.T.L. Review of Applied linguistics (Volume 111-112), 1996.
  • Gender Differences in Language Learning Strategy in University-Level Introductory French Classes: A pilot Study (with Rebecca Oxford) in Faces in a Crowd: The individual Learner AAUSC Heinle & Heinle, 1995.

 

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