The Trust is delighted to welcome Carnegie Centenary Professor, Claire Kramsch (UC Berkeley) on her arrival in Scotland. Professor Kramsch will be based at the University of Stirling from February to May 2017.
Professor Fiona Copland is hosting Professor Kramsch through her visit.
‘We are delighted to welcome Carnegie Centenary Professor, Claire Kramsch, to the University of Stirling. Claire is an Emerita Professor at University of California, Berkeley, where she was Professor of German and founding Director of the Berkeley Language Center. She has won numerous awards and published widely. Her visit helps to raise the profile of academic work around languages and language learning at Stirling and across Scotland and colleagues and students have already benefitted immensely from her engaging talks and from discussions with her. We look forward to many more opportunities to work with one of the most eminent scholars in our field, whom are privileged to host for an extended stay." Professor Fiona Copland
During her time in Scotland, Professor Kramsch will work with staff and students at a number of universities; contribute to the development of research methodology for languages research and support academics in Education and Modern Languages in developing knowledge and understanding of social cultural theory.
On April 20th Prof Kramsch will deliver a Carnegie Centenary Lecture entitled, The foreign language teacher in ecological perspective. This open event will be held in the Macrobert Centre, University of Stirling from 2pm. For tickets, please register at: eventbrite