English Department holds current issues and trends in language, literature and cultural studies and a workshop on strategies for oral language skills and reading for children

Faculty members of the Department of English of the College of Arts & Social Sciences (CASS) who had presented papers in international conferences in Manila, Quezon City, Cavite, Cebu, Japan, and in Indonesia in 2012-2013 will conduct echo presentations during plenary sessions along with the paper presentations of selected MAELS and AB English students in parallel sessions on March 14-15, 2014 at the CASSalida Theatre.

This activity co-hosted by the AB English Organization (ABEO PRIME) expects about 200 participants from the MSU main campus, MSU Naawan, other schools in Iligan City and in Ozamiz City.

Featured during the echo presentations with the titles of their papers are: Dr. Christine Godinez Ortega “Narrativizing the Legend of the Snake Woman into Short Fiction as Part of a Novel-in-Progress”; Prof. Venus R. Parmisana “Creating Discourse Space for Typhoon Victims Using Perlocutionary Acts in News Stories”; Dr. Faith O. Miguel “Developing Learning Autonomy and Self-Reliance through Metacognitive Strategies in Reading: Their Effects on Writing Competence”; Prof. Lynnie Ann P. de Ocampo “Linking Classroom Tasks and Test Tasks: Challenges Encountered by Pre-Service Teachers in a Pedagogical Shift”; Prof. Honeylet E. Dumoran “Reel Rendition: The Challenges and Prospects of Audiovisual Translation and Analysis in the Philippines;  Ms. Fatimah Joy S. Almarez “Images of Mindanaoans and the Literary Devices that Shape Them In Poems and Short Stories by Mindanaoan Writers”; Dr. Steven Patrick C. Fernandez “Why Establish a Cultural Studies Program?”; and, Mr. Amado C. Guinto, Jr. “Yeyeleng: A Morphological Analysis of Iligan Gay Talk.”

The English Department is also conducting “Making Words Come Alive: A Workshop on Strategies for Teaching Oral Language Skills and Reading of Children’s Stories” to 32 Grades 1 to 3 teachers of the Iligan City North Central School. This is part of the department’s Extension Program according to Prof. Jean Graciela E. Penola, Department Chair.CGO for OPI

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