Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Faculty and Staff


Seloni

Lisya Seloni

Assistant Professor of TESOL/Applied Linguistics

Office Address: STV 420 A
Office Phone: 309-438-7366
Office Hours: T 2-3
Email: Contact Lisya Seloni (lseloni)
Website: Visit Lisya Seloni’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Teaching Interests:
Second Language Writing, Critical Applied Linguistics, Intercultural Rhetoric and Discourse, Academic Writing 
Research Interests:
Second Language Writing, English for Specific Purposes, Critical Pedagogy, Educational Ethnography, Language Policy, Linguistic Landscape
Education:
Ph.D. Language, literacy and culture, The Ohio State University, 2008
M.A. TESOL, University of Central Missouri, 2003
B.A. English Language Teaching, Istanbul University, 2000
Selected Publications:

 

Seloni, L. & Sarfati, Y. (2013). (Trans)national language ideologies and family language practices: A life history inquiry of Judeo-Spanish in Turkey. Language Policy. 12: 7-26

Seloni, L. (2013). Understanding how preservice teachers develop a working knowledge of second language writing: Toward a socioculturally oriented postmethod pedagogy in teacher education. In L. de Oliveira and T. Silva (Eds.) Second Language Writing in the Secondary Classroom: Experiences, Issues, and Perspectives (pp. 166-189). Routledge.

Seloni, L. (2012). Going beyond the native-nonnative speaker divide in college teaching: The role of nonnative English speaking educators in promoting critical multiculturalism. The Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 23 (3), 129-155.

Seloni, L. (2012). (Un)covering the story of Judeo-Spanish: A personal exploration of language on the margins. Harlot: A revealing look at the arts of persuasion, Issue, 7.

Seloni, L. (2012). Academic literacy socialization of first year doctoral students in the US: A micro-ethnographic perspective. English for Specific Purposes, 31, 47-59.

Farr, M., Seloni, L.&Song, J. (Eds.) (2010). Ethnolinguistic Diversity and Education. Language, Literacy, and Culture. Routledge.

Farr, M., Seloni, L. & Song, J. (2010). Ethnolinguistic diversity in language and literacy education. In M.Farr,L. Seloni, J. Song (Eds.) (2010) Ethnolinguistic Diversity and Education. Language, literacy and culture (pp. 1-20). Routledge. 

Seloni, L. (2009) [Review of Casanave & Li (2007). Learning the Literacy Practices of Graduate School: Insiders’ Reflections on Academic Acculturation]. English for Specific Purposes.

Seloni, L. (2008) Intertextual Connections between Spoken and Written Texts: A Microanalysis of Doctoral Students’ Textual Constructions. In D. Belcher and A. Hirvela (Eds.) The Oral-Literate Connection: Perspectives on L2 Speaking, Writing, and Other Media Interactions (pp. 63-86). Ann Arbor:University of Michigan Press.

 

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