Please join us February 16, 2021 at 4pm to participate in a double lecture from Drs. Ervin Malakaj and Terry Osborn.
For more information and to register, please visit the Decolonizing Area Studies site.
Ervin Malakaj is Assistant Professor of German Studies and affiliate faculty in the Institute for European Studies at the University of British Columbia. Next to articles and chapters on womanist filmmaking, queer German cinema, and German literature, he has co-edited Diversity and Decolonization in German Studies (2020) and Market Strategies and German Literature in the Long Nineteenth Century (2020). In 2016, he co-founded the international scholarly collective, “Diversity, Decolonization, and the German Curriculum.”
Terry A. Osborn, PhD is a Professor of Education at the University of South Florida. Osborn served twice as Interim Chancellor and as Vice Chancellor of Academic and Student Affairs at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus. Osborn was previously Dean of the College of Education and held administrative roles on the faculties of Fordham University, Queens College of City University of New York and the University of Connecticut.
He is an academic authority in applied linguistics and critical pedagogy. Osborn researches and publishes in the areas of foreign/world language education, interdisciplinary education, and critical pedagogy. Osborn’s research has received a number of awards, including the American Educational Studies Association’s Critic’s Choice Award for his book, Critical Reflection and the Foreign Language Classroom. Osborn was also awarded the Stephen Freeman Award by the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages for the best published article on foreign language teaching techniques.