Jeanette Altarriba, Dean of the UAlbany College of Arts and Sciences and Psychology Professor
3:00 p.m. — Author Talk, Campus Center West Boardroom (1st Floor)
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 joined the UAlbany faculty in 1992.
Cosponsored by UAlbany’s Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures and the Living in Languages initiative in collaboration with the Department of English.