H. Stephen Straight is a linguist specializing in psycholinguistics: the study of language comprehension and production and their acquisition and use. He has studied French, German, Japanese, Yucatec Maya, Spanish and Romanian; performed field work in Yucatan; and resided in Romania. He is the founding director (1991-1999) of Binghamton's unique Languages Across the Curriculum program (http://lxc.binghamton.edu). From 1999 to 2009, he served as Binghamton's vice provost for undergraduate education and international affairs. In addition to pursuing activities in his various areas of scholarly interest, he continues to serve as an external consultant on languages and comprehensive internationalization of higher education.
2009 The role of FL departments [in curricular internationalization]: Enabling and fostering ubiquitous use of languages. Modern Language Journal, 93.4:624-627.
2008 "But where does that leave French?"' InsideHigherEd, 5 May, http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2008/05/05/straight.
2004 Psycholinguistic aspects of verbo-nominal polyvalence in Maya roots. (Refereed paper, annual meeting, Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States, Victoria, B.C., 29 July-2 August 2003.) In Gordon D. Fulton, William J. Sullivan, & Arle R. Lommel (eds), LACUS Forum XXX, Houston, TX: LACUS, 197-205.
2003 Review of Clyde L. Hardin & Luisa Maffi, eds (1997) Color categories in thought and language. International Studies in Philosophy, 45(2): 279-282.
2002 H. Stephen Straight and Katharine C. Krebs: [Campus case study:] Binghamton University. In David Engberg & Madeleine F. Green (eds), Promising practices:Spotlighting excellence in comprehensive internationalization, Washington, D.C.: American Council on Education, 41-50.
2000 Speaking and comprehending: Two underlying systems. (Abstract) In Victor H. Yngve & Zdzislaw Wasik (eds), Exploring the domain of human-centered linguistics from a hard-science perspective, The School of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, 21-22.
1999 Central aphasia and the Myth of G: Toward a grammar-free linguistics. (Refereed paper, annual meeting, Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States, Claremont,Calif., 28 July-1 August 1998.) In Shin Ja J. Hwang & Arle R. Lommel (eds), LACUS Forum XXV, Fullerton, CA: LACUS, 331-347
1998 H. Stephen Straight & Virginia M Fichera: Embedding languages across the curriculum. In Robert E. Shoenberg & Barbara Turlington (eds), Next steps for languages across the curriculum: Promise, problems, and prospects, Washington, D.C.: American Council on Education, 35-41.
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