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Language Matters Launch and Symposium

May 29, 2019 at 9:00amMay 30, 2019 at 1:00pm EDT

Bird Library, Peter Graham Scholarly Commons

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Language Matters is a newly formed language-research consortium at Syracuse University, which promotes, highlights, and disseminates language-based research and creates new synergies by bringing individuals and communities into regular scholarly conversations around language research and teaching.

Wednesday,  May 29, Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, Bird Library

9:00 – 11:30 a.m.          Launch of Language Matters

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.             Translation in the 21st Century, led by Catherine Boyle (Professor of Latin American Cultural Studies, King’s College London) and Sophie Stevens (Post-Doctoral Researcher, Language Acts and World Making)

3:15 – 5:15 p.m.             Language Curriculum – Community Outreach and Engagement, led by Catherine Boyle and Sophie Stevens

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.            Reception

Thursday, May 30, Kittredge Auditorium,  H.B. Crouse Hall (HBC)

9:15 – 11:00 a.m.          New.Net(s): Digitally Open Borders panel around digital humanities

11:15 – 12:45 p.m.       Art and Activism in the Digital Age. A New Interdisciplinary Module, led by Catherine Boyle and Sophie Stevens

All events are free and open to the public. See Language Matters for the complete schedule.

For accommodations, please contact Amanda Brown,, by May 22.

This event is sponsored by CUSE Seminar and CUSE Interdisciplinary Research grants; Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics; Centro de Estudios Hispánico; Latino-Latin American Studies Program; Moynihan Institute; SU Libraries; ITS; and the Graduate School.

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This event was first published on May 21, 2019 and last updated on May 28, 2019.

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