Sima Gerber and former Queens College M.A. students in Speech-Language Pathology (Jessica Connelly, Jessica Curran, & Elissa Olivera) have published a series of 4 books for parents of young children – To the ones who love me – outlining developments in cognitive, social-emotional, motor, and language in the first year of life. The books are dedicated to the memory of our beloved mentor, teacher, and friend, Dr. Joel Stark.

Elizabeth Ijalba presented a talk entitled: Language and reading disorders in dual-language learners" at the Speech, Language and Learning Intervention Research Symposium at the College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University. (March 2021)

Elizabeth Ijalba presented a talk with colleagues (Chen, W., & Song, J.) entitled: Parent education via telehealth during the COVID-19 lockdown in Beijing, China. International Society for Autism Research (INSAR). (May 2021). 

Elizabeth Ijalba obtained a QC course development grant to develop a new course entitled: "Cultural Humility in School and Clinical Settings: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Cultural Humility." 

Daniel Kaufman’s ongoing collaborative work in mapping and documenting the languages of New York City has culminated in the release of the Digital Map of the Languages of New York City, which can now be seen at: www.languagemap.nyc

Daniel Kaufman co-authored an article: 
Daurio, Maya, Sienna R. Craig, Daniel Kaufman, Ross Perlin, and Mark Turin. 2020. “Subversive Maps: How Digital Language Mapping Can Support Biocultural Diversity”. Langscape. May 19, 2020. https://terralingua.org/langscape_articles/subversive-maps-how-digital-language-mapping-can-support-biocultural-diversity/

Two recent press articles co-authored by Daniel Kaufman explore the effects of COVID-19 on New York City’s most multilingual communities:

In collaboration with Nikolaus Himmelmann, Daniel Kaufman recently published a chapter on the prosody of the Austronesian languages (the family of roughly 1276 languages spoken from Madagascar to Easter Island and including most of the languages of the Philippines, Indonesia and the Pacific): 
Himmelmann, Nikolaus and Daniel Kaufman. 2020. “Prosodic Systems: Austronesian”. In Carlos Gussenhoven and Aoju Chen (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Language Prosody. pp. 370-383. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 
https://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198832232.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780198832232

Daniel Kaufman will present a talk with Nikolaus Himmelmann entitled:  The prosodic typology of Western Austronesian languages, at the 15th International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics. Olomouc, Czech Republic, June 28-July 2, 2021

Daniel Kaufman will be co-presenting with former Queens College undergraduate student (now graduate student at U Mass, Amherst) Alessa Farinella on the coordination of manual gestures in stressless languages at the upcoming 28th meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association. May 2021. 

Daniel Kaufman will be giving a virtual talk based on his dissertation work to linguists and multilingual educators in the Philippines entitled Ang mga mahiwagang katagang Pinoy (The mysteries of Philippine clitics). May 2021. 

Yael Neumann received a grant (April 2021) from the Parkinson Voice Project to support a Brooklyn-based cultural clinical program to serve the needs of people affected by Parkinson’s disease.  As part of the grant, she and fellow SLP colleagues and students involved in the program, received SPEAK OUT! & LOUD CROWD Certification.

Yael Neumann is an invited speaker for the Brain Injury and Assistance Symposium to be held in Brooklyn, NY, June 2021.  Her talk is entitled: "Supported Communication for People with Aphasia". 

Yael Neumann received Instructor Certification in simulated teaching from the New York Simulation (NYSIM) Center for Health Sciences, March 2021.

Yael Neumann participated in a Faculty Fellowship training to advance the use and implementation of Open Educational Resources (OER) for CSD classes. 

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