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Jeanette Altarriba

3 p.m. Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Conversation -- Campus Center West Boardroom (1st Floor)

University at Albany

1400 Washington Avenue, Albany NY 12222  See map.

Jeanette Altarriba is coauthor of a major new work on linguistics and communication, Language and Emotion: An International Handbook (2022, with Gesine Lenore Schiewer and Bee Chin Ng). The three-volume work explores the interplay of language and emotion, spanning contemporary and historical dimensions, and Eastern and Western perspectives. She will discuss and answer questions about the rewards and challenges of language research, academic writing, and international collaboration.

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Altarriba is a Professor of Psychology, and an internationally recognized scholar in the fields of bilingualism, memory and emotion. Born to a Cuban-American family and raised in multicultural Miami, she received her doctorate from Vanderbilt University in 1990 and joined the UAlbany faculty in 1992.

Jeanette Altarriba and her book Language and Emotion: An International Handbook

Cosponsored by UAlbany’s Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures and the Living in Languages initiative in collaboration with the Department of English. with the Department of English.

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