Intensive English Program

The University of Mississippi – Office of Global Engagement

International Teaching Assistant (ITA) Workshop

The Intensive English Program is offering a FREE workshop for international teaching assistants/instructors before the beginning of the 2019 Fall semester. The workshop will cover classroom language and culture at universities in the United States and at The University of Mississippi, in particular. International research assistants, post-docs, visiting faculty, and previous participants are welcome to attend as well. The workshop will take place at the Intensive English Program, in the Former Athletic Office (Click here to find it on the campus map). Free lunch provided!

Academic Culture of American Universities

Wednesday August 21, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Language Use in American Universities

Wednesday August 21, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Please complete the application below, and contact Lance Herrington ( or Dr. Whitney Sarver ( for more information.


Fall 2019 ITA Workshop Application

NOTE: All fields below are required.

Family/Last Name

Given/First Name

Contact Email Address


Departmental Status

Will you be teaching or a Teaching Assistant (TA) during the 2019-2020 academic year?

If yes, which courses will you teach? Please list prefix & number (e.g., LING 438). If you are not teaching, write N/A.

What country are you from?

What is your native language?

Please list any food restrictions (for the lunch) and ask any questions below.

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