Category: Announcements

Call for Papers by PSIR department. Conference on Kazakhstan’s Political Transition.

Call for Papers by PSIR department. Conference on Kazakhstan’s Political Transition.

Call for papers Kazakhstan’s Political Transition  Conference at Nazarbayev University  (September 20, 2019) 28 years after its independence, Kazakhstan is experiencing the first political transition in its history. Many wonder what will be the consequences of this political evolution which raises many questions. For instance, what can be expected from the governance of Kazakhstan’s new […]

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Invited lecturers at the Department of Languages, Linguistics and Literature

The department of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature cordially invites you to attend the following very special lectures: “What Defines Language Dominance in Bilinguals?” by Professor Jeanine Treffers-Daller (University of Reading)  Wed. Nov. 28th 10:30 Room 8105 &  “Language Dominance in Bilinguals with Structural Different Language Pairs (Kazakh, Turkish, and English)” by Professor Michael Daller (University of […]

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Tutor recruitment

Dear students, One of the big summer opportunities that the LLL department offers our students is the chance to serve as tutorsand work with international students in our Summer School of Russian and Eurasian Studies, who come to NU to study Kazakh or Russian. This helps prepare students who are interested in teaching languages, or those who […]

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LING 370: Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages

Students, register for the Spring 2019 course: LING 370: Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages (13.00-13.50, 8.140) taught by professor Alexandra Shaeffer. You will have a chance to learn contemporary methods of teaching and researching languages You will have lectures, workshops, guest teaching, practical assignments, portfolio, and language research It will be an ideal course for those interested in […]

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INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ASIAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES: “INTERSECTION OF CULTURES”

ADES V is planned to be held on the basis of Nazarbayev University on June 20-22, 2019 with mutually the University of Erciyes (Turkey) and the International University H. Yassavi  on the theme “Intersection of Cultures”. International Symposium on Asian Languages and Literatures (ADES І) started to be organized by Erciyes University (2011) with a view […]

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The Sighs that Bind: Complaining across Cultures and Social Contexts

October 18 (Thursday) at 3:30pm in room 8.105.  The Sighs that Bind: Complaining across Cultures and Social Contexts  Talk by Alexandra Shaeffer, Assistant Professor at the Department of Languages, Linguistics and Literatures  About the presenter: Dr. Alexandra Shaeffer earned her BA in Modern Languages and Literatures from Kenyon College in Ohio where she specialized in […]

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