KentLingua Social Events:

Please check this page again soon for information about the next KentLingua social event!

KentLingua Professional Events:

Recorded Professional Event: Please find Dr. Erik Angelone's Presentation below on the use of Corpora Application for Specialized Translation. He will also discuss the importance of using corpora in other domains both within and outside of the language industry. Dr. Angelone's Presentation centers around the use of real-life examples that you might encounter as you enter the industry after graduating from this M.A. in Translation program. Should you have further questions after listening to his presentation, please feel free to contact Dr. Erik Angelone at:  Please use the following link to access the presentation and enjoy building your own corpora!…

KentLingua is the organization of graduate students enrolled in the Institute of Applied Linguistics (IAL) at Kent State University, Ohio. The Institute is affiliated with the Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies (MCLS).

KentLingua LogoKentLingua's objectives include helping IAL graduate students make the most of the programs in which they are enrolled and acting as a liaison between students and the IAL. KentLingua seeks to meet these objectives through:

  • Mentoring of first-year graduate students by second-year students
  • Helping students obtain internships in language industry companies
  • Establishing and maintaining a network of current students and alumni
  • Ensuring ongoing communication between students and the IAL

KentLingua was officially recognized in September 2000. Its members are graduate students in translation, pedagogy, and literature. They come from around the world. Countries currently represented include Argentina, Benin, Bosnia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Chile, China, Colombia, Egypt, France, Germany, Haiti, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Japan, Peru, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, the USA, and Venezuela.