Weekly Events – Conference Recap

Via Divya Chaudhry I hope you and your loved ones are staying safe during the recent surge of Covid cases. As everyone returns to classrooms (virtually or in-person), you will notice some changes in the SALTA event offering and schedule (marked in red).  I want to express my gratitude to Sai , David, Shilpa, Rajiv ji, andContinue reading “Weekly Events – Conference Recap”

Part-time Position in Telugu

The Department of Asian Languages and Literature at the University of Washington invites applications for a part-time temporary lecturer in Telugu. More information and application instructions below, in the attached PDF, and at this post: https://jsis.washington.edu/southasia/news/uw-job-part-time-telugu-instructor/ Please direct any questions to Prof. Jameel Ahmad, jameel7@uw.edu. Please note the instructor must be legally authorized to work in theContinue reading “Part-time Position in Telugu”

Book Reviews Needed for Hindi Textbooks

SALTA is seeking reviews to publish in its upcoming bulletin for Brajesh Samarth’s Intermediate Hindi Textbook and Easy Hindi, both published in 2018. Both texts are targeted towards English-speaking adult learners (college or above) and designed with the idea that teachers can rearrange the structure as needed. Reviewers should possess either a Ph.D. or haveContinue reading “Book Reviews Needed for Hindi Textbooks”

Events – Week of 2/August

via Divya Chaudhry Here is the schedule for this week’s SALTA research group. Can’t believe it is August already! Hope you are savoring the last bit of the summer before another school year begins.  A complete calendar of events is also available at the SALTA website: https://mysalta.org/groups-and-events/ . Clicking on the event on the calendar will provide meeting links and any additional meeting information.  ScheduleContinue reading “Events – Week of 2/August”

New Teaching Learning Group

(via Shilpa Parnami) Dear Friends and Colleagues, I am excited to share that we are starting a new, virtual Teaching Learning Group at SALTA from tomorrow. The group is an attempt to continue to build and expand our current community of learning and practice and create opportunities to learn with and from each other. The group isContinue reading “New Teaching Learning Group”

Rhode Island Foreign Language Association CFP

– This organization is seeking to be more diverse and inclusive and also has a focus on Heritage Programs. If your program is in the Rhode Island area (I assume this means Mass, Conn, etc.) consider this. (via Kristin Archambault: RIFLA) We are hosting a virtual conference on Saturday, October 2, and is are activelyContinue reading “Rhode Island Foreign Language Association CFP”

Annual Early Hindi Workshop

(via Imre Bangha and Gyanam Mahajan) This year’s summer Early Hindi Workshop (the eighth since 2021) will be held online between 12 and 24 July 2021, with one 90-minute reading session each working day (Monday to Saturday) followed by a 30-minute discussion. As in previous workshops, we are going to read and discuss texts onContinue reading “Annual Early Hindi Workshop”

World Hindi Secretariat Database

(via Kusum Knapczyk and Rajni Bhargava) The World Hindi Secretariat is making a world database to gather information about the universities that teach the Hindi language, literature, and culture outside of India. This information will be made available on the website of the “World Hindi Secretariat” (www.vishwahindi.com). If you are a Hindi instructor, please fillContinue reading “World Hindi Secretariat Database”

2021 Conference in Four Days!

The 2021 South Asia Language Teachers Association’s annual conference is only a few days away! This year’s virtual format brings together scores of teachers and scholars from across the globe with skills an interests in over eighteen South Asian languages. From Assamese to Urdu, we are pleased to bring together this dynamic group of languageContinue reading “2021 Conference in Four Days!”