K. Allen Davis, PhD K. Allen Davis, PhD

What's up next?

 

Creation of Administrative Rubrics Workshop.  Basic Language Program Workshop Series.  March 28th, 2014.  11:00-12:30 Ballentine Hall 228

 

The Teaching CV.  Basic Language Program Workshop series in conjunction with Dr. Kate Meyes.  April 11, 12:00-1:30, Location TBA

 

Training Type and Individual Learning Styles in L2 Pronunciation.  The 96th Annual American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. July 8-11,  2014.  Panama City, Panama.

 

RECENT NEWS AND EVENTS

Annual Meeting of the CIC (Committee on Institutional Cooperation) Universities.  University of Wisconsin-Madison.  October 25th 2013

Verdi's Requiem.  Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Indianapolis Symphonic Choir.  The Hilbert Circle Theatre.  8:00 PM October 11&12th, 2013

 

 

 

¡Welcome y Bienvenidos!

I'm Dr. Allen Davis, Director of the Basic Language Program in Spanish in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Indiana University-Bloomington. and this is my personal hompage. 

 

In addition to being a Lecturer of Spanish at IUB and a linguist, in my spare time, I am also a musician and an artist.  I currently live in Bloomington, Indiana and teach Spanish and Foriegn Language Teaching Methods at Indiana University.  I have my Doctorate in Hispanic Linguistics from Penn State Universityand my dissertation examined the relationship between music and second language acquisition.  I truly love my work as an educator and I am lucky to still be able to devote much of my spare time to my hobbies.  To the left in the column What's up next, you can see a small listing of events that I will be participating in, both academic and musical, some previous events, as well as some recent events.

 

I am a proud Hoosier by birth, born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana.  I am still connected to the city through my many friends and family there, and also through the Indianapolis Symphony Choir, of which I am a member.  I am frequently in Indianapolis and enjoy my hometown dearly, but have come to appreciate the serenity of Bloomington as well.   You can find more information about me, my work, and my interests in each of the sections above.

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News

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Extra Vaccination Push Underway In Ohio As Mumps Outbreak Spreads (Sat, 19 Apr 2014)
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Arts & Life

Writing The Wicked Ways Of The 'Worst. Person. Ever.' (Sat, 19 Apr 2014)
Raymond Gunt is profane, rude, heartless and truly the Worst. Person. Ever. Author Douglas Coupland says he's not exactly sure how the character, with no redeeming qualities, came into his mind.
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How A Music Writer Learned Trust Is The Ultimate Backstage Pass (Sat, 19 Apr 2014)
Lisa Robinson knows how to talk — and how to make others, especially musicians, want to talk. The veteran rock journalist speaks with NPR's Wade Goodwyn about her four decades behind the scenes.
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