Go Gators! From College football to American Pop Culture


Go Gators! From College football to American Pop Culture

Why do Americans love football so much? How does football represent and impact their pop culture? The speaker will share her own observations and experiences living in a college town with football as a part of daily life. We hope to see you this Friday noon!


Date: Friday, Dec. 13th, 2019

Time: 12:30 – 1:30 PM

Venue: Rm 108, Teaching Building 1


Short Bio of Dr. Ivy Haoyin Hsieh:

Ivy Haoyin Hsieh is an Associate Professor in the Department of English Language and Culture at Tamkang University, Lanyang Campus, Taiwan. Born and raised in Taiwan, Ivy studied in the United States, received her Ph. D. from the University of Florida and taught at the Sam Houston State University before returning to her home country to live with her parents and work with local teachers and students. She enjoys connecting theory and practice by taking students out of classes to do practical projects. She has been involved with GSIP (Global Service Internship Program) and GLAP (GLocal Action Practice Program) in which she took students to Southeast Asia countries and local communities to do services. Her research interests include indigenous education, multicultural picture books, TEFL teaching and learning, university social responsibilities, and qualitative research.