Visiting Scholar - Bambi Schieffelin (2015)

Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar: Bambi Schieffelin

Monday, March 9, 2015 to Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Photo of Bambi Schieffelin
Bambi B. Schieffelin is a linguistic anthropologist who received her Master of Arts in developmental psychology and her Ph.D. in anthropology from Columbia University. Her main research interests are centered in the ways in which linguistic and cultural practices are intertwined in contexts of language use and social interaction. She has been instrumental in developing the fields of language socialization and language ideology, and has investigated linguistic and cultural change, the introduction of literacy and translation and missionization. March 9, noon - 2pm. March 9, 4 - 6pm. March 10, 10am - noon. March 10, 3 - 4:30pm. Free.
Masahiko Minami



  • March 9, noon – 2 pm, J. Paul Leonard Library, Room 121: Language and Senses of Place: The Emplacement and Displacement of Culture. Sponsored by Anthropology and Phi Beta Kappa Omicron Chapter.
  • March 9, 4 – 6pm, Humanities Building, Room 587: Reshaping Language: New Words, New Worlds. Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, College of Liberal & Creative Arts and Phi Beta Kappa Omicron Chapter.
  • March 10, 10am – noon, Humanities Building, Room 587: Language and intentionality: Whose mind are you speaking? Sponsored by the Communication Studies Department and Phi Beta Kappa Omicron Chapter.
  • March 10, 3 – 4:30pm, Humanities Building, Room 587: Language and Place in Children’s Worlds. Sponsored by the Linguistics and TESOL programs.