Previous events

Date Place Speaker Talk/Meeting Title
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 Online

Hatun Zengin-Bolatkale

Accent Modification: An Overview
Saturday, February 22, 2020 North Campus, New Hall Building ELF DAY 4: ENRICHed Connections Between ELF and ELT
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 EF 506

Sangki Kim 

Routinization of an Unconventional Multi-word Expression:Expanding the Notion of Usage
Friday, November 1, 2019 EF 506

Yasser Teimouri

How do L2 learners’ shame-proneness and guilt-proneness affect their language learning motivation and achievement?
Saturday, September 28, 2019 Kadir Has University ELF Day Series III (Symposium)
Friday, September 27, 2019 EF 506

Peter De Costa

Publishing in SSCI Journals: An Author, Reviewer and Editor’s Perspective
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 EF 204

Malgorzata Sokol

Constructing the narratives of ecological responsibility and empowerment by adolescent YouTube vloggers
Thursday, January 31, 2019 Rectorate Conference Hall



Critical and creative thinking in the classroom: A day of workshops for pre-service and in-service English language teachers
Thursday, December 27, 2018 EF 506

Gunnar Jacob

Complex words between lab and classroom — Why psycholinguistic research on morphological processing matters for Applied Linguistics
Thursday, December 27, 2018 EF 506

Serkan Uygun

How do Turkish native speakers produce and judge morphology and syntax in their native language?
Friday, December 7, 2018 Kuzey Park 01

Burcu Önder Gürpınar

Forensic speech science and its application in Turkey
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 EF 206

Emine Karaca

Language and speech theraphy in Turkey (Türkiye'de dil ve konuşma terapisi)
Saturday, November 17, 2018 Demir Demirgil, South Campus ELF Day Series II (Symposium)
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 EF 402

Eric Friginal

Corpus Linguistics Workshop (BUCorling)
Monday, November 12, 2018 EF 106

Luis Guerra

Using a corpus of World Englishes in the English as a Foreign Language Classroom
Monday, November 12, 2018 EF 106

Eric Friginal

Quantifying Intercultural Communication: Corpus Approaches and Pedagogical Applications
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 EF 206

Ayhan Aksu-Koç

Acquiring Turkish and effects of different social contexts
Friday, September 28, 2018 EF 403

Malgorzata Sokol

Popularisation in medical blogs
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 EF 102

Malgorzata Sokol

Environmental discourse on YouTube
Saturday, July 21, 2018 EF 506, North Campus

Adem Soruç

Comparing the Effectiveness of Processing Instruction and Production-Based Instruction on L2 Grammar Learning: The Role of Explicit Information
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Kadir Has University, Cibali Campus English as a Medium of Instruction in Universities: A Holistic Approach
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 EF 116, North Campus

Teresa Fishman

Authenticity in Learning and Assessment via Problem-based Experiential, and Improvisational Pedagogy
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 EF 506, North Campus

Hatice Çelebi

Corpus Linguistic Applications from an Interdisciplinary Perspective
Thursday, March 29, 2018 Natuk Birkan-Ibrahim Bodur Auditorium

Christopher Sperry

Teaching Students to Think: Integrating Constructivist Media Decoding into the Curriculum
Friday, March 2, 2018 EF 206, North Campus

David Fay

A Healthy Suspicion of Media in the U.S.: Critical Media Literacy in the Digital Age
Saturday, February 24, 2018 Garanti Kültür Merkezi, Ayhan Şahenk, Uçaksavar Campus ELF-Day Series I (Symposium)
Thursday, February 22, 2018 NH 305, North Campus

Martin Dewey

ELF Pedagogy and The Changing Nature of English and English Language Teaching
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 EF106, North Campus

Berna Erdebil


Language and speech therapy in Turkey
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 EF 106, North Campus

Nihan Ketrez Sözmen


L1 Acquisition of Turkish
Saturday, June 17, 2017 EF 506, North Campus

Derya Kulavuz-Onal

Second Language Teacher Development through Telecollaboration: A case of Webheads in Action
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 EF 506, North Campus

Hatice Çelikkıran Çelebi

Integrating Corpus Linguistics into Language Studies and English Language Teaching
Thursday, March 23, 2017 EF 506, North Campus

Mustafa Polat

Emerging Technologies in Language Pedagogy: Language Learners’ Perceptions through the Lenses of Innovation Diffusion and User Intention Theories
Thursday, March 9, 2017 EF 506, North Campus

Hatime Çiftçi


Student Resistance in a University Office Hour Interaction: A Discourse Analysis
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 EF 506, North Campus

Lisya Seloni & Yusuf Sarfati

(Trans)national language ideologies and family language practices: A life history inquiry of Judeo-Spanish in Turkey
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 EF 506, North Campus

Carolina Spiegel


Language change in 21st century Judeo-Spanish in Turkey
Thursday, February 9, 2017 EF 110, North Campus

Jack Wendel


Linguistic Landscapes of Istanbul
Monday, October 31, 2016 EF 403, North Campus

Lisya Seloni

I’m an artist and a scholar who is trying to find a middle point: A textographic analysis of a Colombian art historian’s thesis writing
Monday, October 31, 2016 EF 403, North Campus

Jack Wendel

Linguistic Landscapes of Istanbul—A Work-in-Progress
Thursday, October 20, 2016 EF 506, North Campus

Gülşen Yılmaz


First language attrition, bilingualism and biculturalism
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Vedat Yerlici Hall 4, South Campus

Alister Cumming

Connecting Writing and Reading Assessments to Language Teaching and Learning: Distinguishing Alternative Purposes
Thursday, October 8, 2015 Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey



21st Conference of the International Association for World Englishes
Thursday, May 28, 2015 NH 305, North Campus

Nina Spada


Getting Two for One: The Potential and the Challenges of Content-Based Language Teaching
Thursday, May 21, 2015 NH 405, North Campus

Nina Spada

The Role of Corrective Feedback in Second Language Learning and Teaching
Friday, May 15, 2015 YD 506, North Campus

Nina Spada

Exploring the Contributions of Instruction to Different Types of L2 Knowledge
Thursday, April 30, 2015 İbrahim Bodur, South Campus

Nina Spada

Second/Foreign Language Learning in Classroom Settings: When Should It Begin and How Much Time Is Needed?
Thursday, April 16, 2015 Kriton Curi, South Campus

Faridah Pwan

Reflectivity & Reflective Action in EFL Teacher Professional Development
Monday, April 6, 2015 YD 506, North Campus

Enric Llurda

Looking for the InterculturalTeacher or How to Move Beyond the Native/Non-native Division
Thursday, February 12, 2015 İbrahim Bodur, South Campus

Benet Vincent

Investigating Academic Phraseology
Friday, December 19, 2014 Demir Demirgil, South Campus

Robert De Keyser


Age effects in a second language: Convergent evidence for a critical period
Friday, December 19, 2014 New Hall 401, North Campus

Robert De Keyser

The Elusive Construct of Implicit Second Language Knowledge: Measurements and Alternatives
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey Migration and Intercultural Competence as Pedagogical and Methodological Responsibilities
Monday, November 3, 2014 Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey


13th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning
Saturday, October 25, 2014 Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey The 1st International FLED Graduate Day
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey


Third National Conference on Foreign Language Education
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 YD 403, North Campus

Çiğdem Koçberber


Eye-Tracking Research
Thursday, April 10, 2014 Garanti Kültür Merkezi, Ayhan Şahenk, Uçaksavar Campus

Enric Llurda


English and Linguistic Diversity in the European Higher Education Area
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 Garanti Kültür Merkezi, Ayhan Şahenk, Uçaksavar Campus

Nikos Sifakis

Understanding the role of English and English Language Teaching in the Globalisation Era
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 İbrahim Bodur, South Campus

Cristina Dye


Language in Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 İbrahim Bodur, South Campus

Cristina Dye

Child Language Acquisition Research
Monday, January 27, 2014 YD 506, North Campus

Almut Küppers

The good fairy said you can make three wishes: one in German, one in Turkish, one in English. First findings of the Hannover case study
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 YD 110, North Campus

Małgorzata Sokół

Computer Mediated Communication and the Discursive Construction of Academic Identity
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 YD 506, North Campus

Marina Tzakosta


Transparent Orthography for Transparent Learning
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Rector’s Hall

Fred Genesee

Teaching and Learning in Bilingual Programs: Lessons from Canadian Research
Monday, May 13, 2013 Rector’s Hall

Fred Genesee


Myths and Misunderstandings about Dual Language Acquisition in Young Learners
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 YD 506, North Campus

Wolfram Bublitz

It utterly boggles the mind: Knowledge, Common Ground and Coherence
Thursday, March 14, 2013 YD 506, North Campus

Suzanne K. Hilgendorf

Plurality and World Englishes:Key Concepts, Social Realities, and the Dynamics of Language Use
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Demir Demirgil Hall, ÖFB Building, South Campus

Suzanne K. Hilgendorf

World Englishes and the Expanding Circle: The Growing Use of English as an Additional Language (L2)
Monday, December 10, 2012 YD 506, North Campus

Frank Romano


Is salience really enough?: Evidence of Innate Competence in the Second Language Acquisition of L2 English and L2 Italian Grammatical Morphemes
Monday, September 17, 2012 Rectorate Conference Hall

Michael T. Ullman

A Multidisciplinary Investigation of the Neurocognition of First and Second Language
Thursday, June 7, 2012 Kriton Curi, South Campus

Nina Spada


Providing Optimal L2 Instruction: When and How Much?
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 YD Building, North Campus

Charles Browne


Embracing the Vocabulary Challenge in Comprehending Authentic Video
Thursday, May 24, 2012 Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

ELF5: The Fifth International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca
Friday, October 14, 2011 Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

MLARG FINAL CONFERENCE: Mobile Learning for Young People at Risk Groups
Thursday, October 13, 2011 Turgut Noyan Hall

Volker J. Eisenlauer


Facebook as a ‘Third Author’ - Automated Text Actions and its Implications for Language Learners
Sunday, October 10, 2010 Faculty Meeting Room

Michael Searson


Integrating Global Education into Higher Education
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 Faculty Meeting Room

Emidio Diodato


The Political Problem of Language and Minorities in Italy
Thursday, June 10, 2010 Faculty Meeting Room

Enric Llurda

Managing Multilingualism in Higher Education: A Research Project
Thursday, June 10, 2010 Faculty Meeting Room

Ha Phan


Voice in English Academic Writing: Implications for Internationalising Pedagogies
Thursday, May 6, 2010 Albert Long Hall

Enric Llurda


Multilingual Intercultural Teachers Needed: New Teachers for a New Idea of English
Friday, September 11, 2009 Kriton Curi Hall

Lia Litosseliti


Gender and Language: Theory and Practice
Monday, November 17, 2008 Kriton Curi Hall & New Hall

Adrian Holliday


Seminar Series
Monday, September 22, 2008 Kriton Curi Hall

Matteo Santipolo

Whose English Shall We Teach? Some Considerations on the Role of English as an International Language and its Teaching Implications
Friday, March 30, 2007 Kriton Curi Hall

Angeles Escrivá Chorda


Language and Migration from a Multidisciplinary Perspective
Friday, March 30, 2007 Kriton Curi Hall

Ifıgenia Mahili

Autonomy: A Hotly Debated Issue
Monday, November 20, 2006 Albert Long Hall & Rector’s Conference Hall

Suresh A. Canagarajah

Language Teacher Education and World Englishes
Wednesday, September 13, 2006 Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

EUROSLA 2006 Conference on Theories of Second Language Acquisition and Their Implications
Tuesday, November 15, 2005 Rector’s Conference Hall

Joy Egbert


CALL Seminars
Friday, October 14, 2005 İbrahim Bodur Conference Hall

Theodore Rodgers

Prepping: For What? Content-Based Instruction for Unforseeable
Friday, September 23, 2005 Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey


TESOL 2005 Symposium on Dual Language Education: Teaching and Learning Two Languages in the EFL Setting
Thursday, June 16, 2005 Kriton Curi Hall

Barbara Bichelmeyer


Instructional Design and Transfer of Training
Tuesday, February 22, 2005 Rector’s Conference Hall

Christine Feak


Preparing a Conference Abstract
Monday, July 12, 2004 Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey Academic Writing Summer Institute
Saturday, December 6, 2003 Rector’s Conference Hall

Renata Schulz


Series of Workshops on Second Language Acquisition, Language Testing and Teacher Research
Friday, December 5, 2003 Turgut Noyan Hall

Diana Popova

Myth or No Myth Against Cultural Myopia
Tuesday, May 20, 2003 Rector’s Conference Hall

Theodore Rodgers

Why aren’t language teachers more interested in SLA research?
Tuesday, May 6, 2003 Rector’s Conference Hall

Zeynep Onat

Integrating Learning to Learn into Primary Language Classes
Tuesday, May 6, 2003 Rector’s Conference Hall

Belma Haznedar

Using Stories at the Primary Level
Thursday, April 10, 2003 Rector’s Conference Hall

Tom Miller

Content-based Language Instruction
Thursday, March 13, 2003 Rector’s Conference Hall

Fredricka Stoller


Content-based Language Instruction
Tuesday, March 11, 2003 Albert Long Hall, Kuriton Curi Hall

Angi Maldez


Teacher Education
Thursday, October 3, 2002 Albert Long Hall, Kriton Curi Hall

Martin Scott

Using Songs in EFL Classrooms
Monday, September 9, 2002 Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey DEAN-Annual Convention of European University Deans, The Entrepreneurial University : Challenges for Faculties
Thursday, July 11, 2002 School of Education, Room 008

Maria Victoria Gonzales

Computer Assisted Language Learning in the Light of EFL
Tuesday, April 2, 2002 Turgut Noyan Hall

Hayal Köksal

Eğitimde Kalite (Quality in Education)
Thursday, March 14, 2002 Albert Long Hall, Kriton Curi Hall

Paolo E. Balboni

New Trends in Language Teaching in Italy in the Light of EU Language Policy
Thursday, January 17, 2002 Albert Long Hall, Kriton Curi Hall

William Grabe

Reading/Writing Relationship
Monday, November 19, 2001 Turgut Noyan Hall

M.Elizabeth Ehrman


Cognitive Styles
Wednesday, September 12, 2001 Albert Long Hall, Kriton Curi Hall

David Crystal


Future of Englishes
Thursday, October 26, 2000 Turgut Noyan Hall

Tom Scovel

Research Design and Implementation
Thursday, May 18, 2000 Turgut Noyan Hall

Mary Ann Christison


Multiple Intelligences and What Brain Related Research Suggests for the Second Language Classroom
Tuesday, April 11, 2000 Turgut Noyan Hall

Nur Banu Peker


Fen Derslerinin İngilizce Olarak Verilmesi (Teaching Sciences Courses in English)
Saturday, March 11, 2000 Turgut Noyan Hall

Jeremy Harmer

How to Use ELT Textbooks
Tuesday, May 18, 1999 Turgut Noyan Hall

Deborah Ferris

Looking at Lexis
Thursday, April 29, 1999 Turgut Noyan Hall

Jim Duber

Computer Assisted Language Learning
Thursday, September 5, 1996 Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey 2nd IATEFL Balkan ELT Conference