Dr. Alexander Arguelles

Associate Professor / Member of Committee (Promotion - Planning & Accreditation)

Area of Research Interest

  • Foreign language learning and acquisition
  • Korean linguistics
  • Germanic philogy
  • Comparative History




Peer-Reviewed Journals

  1. Arguelles, A. (2016). “Language Learning as Mental Exercise and Discipline,” in Proceedings of the Polyglot Conference – Thessaloniki. Arguelles, A. (2016). Korean Fiction Reader. Washington, DC: Dunwoody Press (in-press)
  2. Arguelles, A. (2014). “Reading Literature in Foreign Languages: Tool, Techniques, Target,” in Proceedings of the Cultural Center of Novi Sad. Arguelles, A. (2013). “The Price of Polyglottery: the Case for Establishing a Polyglot Institute,” in American Society of Geolinguistics.
  3. Arguelles, A. (2010). North Korean Reader. Washington, DC: Dunwoody Press. dunwoodypress.com/products/-/325 Arguelles, A. (2007). Korean Newspaper Reader. Washington, DC: Dunwoody Press. dunwoodypress.com/products/-/251
  4. Arguelles, A. (2006). « Les Expériences hors-corps et les voyages aux autres mondes dans la tradition islandaise, » pp. 131-138 dans Ascension et hypostases initiatiques de l’âme – Mystique et eschatologie à travers les traditions religieuses, Tome I (Ara Alexandre et Dana Shishmanian, éditeurs). Paris : Les Amis de I.P. Couliano. [“Out of Body Experiences and Voyages to Other Worlds in the Icelandic Tradition”]
  5. Arguelles, A. (2006). English French Spanish German Dictionary. Beirut, Lebanon: Librairie du Liban.amazon.com/English-French-Spanish-German-Dictionary/dp/9953860564/ref=sr_1_10? ie= UTF8&qid=1336118414&sr=8-10 Arguelles, A. & Kim, J. (2004). A Handbook of Korean Verbal Conjugation. Washington, DC: Dunwoody Press. dunwoodypress.com/products/-/148
  6. Arguelles, A. (2003). “The Efficient Acquisition of Foreign Languages,” in Proceedings of the Korean Society of Linguistics, pp. 336-355.
  7. Arguelles, A. & Kim, J. (2000). A Historical, Literary, and Cultural Approach to the Korean Language. DR. ALEXANDER ARGUELLES 5 / 6 Elizabeth, New Jersey & Seoul, South Korea: Hollym. hollym.com/product_detail.asp? idx=329
  8. Arguelles, A. (2000). “Dreams and Dream Poetry,” in Medieval Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Myths, Legends, Tales, Beliefs, and Customs (Carl Lindahl, John McNamara, and John Lindow, editors). Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO.
  9. Arguelles, A. (1999). La Conjugaison des Verbes. Seoul, South Korea: Shinasa Publishers [A Handbook of French Verbal Conjugation] book.interpark.com/product/BookDisplay.do?_method=Detail&sc.shopNo=0000400000&dispNo=&ss. prdNo=13311310
  1. Arguelles, A. & Kim, J. (1998). Introduction to the Korean Language. Pohang, South Korea: Handong University Press. Arguelles, A. (1996). Guido von List und die Religion der "Ario-Germanen.“ Berlin, Germany: BPAGES Bulletin. [Guido von List and the Religion of the Ario-Germans]
  2. Arguelles, A. (1994). Viking Dreams: Mythological and Religious Dream Symbolism in the Old Norse Sagas. University of Chicago doctoral dissertation

Conference Preceedings

  1. The International Polyglot Conference, October 27 – 29, 2017, Reykjavik, Iceland – Invited Keynote Speaker for presentation on Viking Dreams: The Old Norse Sagas as a Gateway to Polyliteracy.
  2. 4th International Polyglot Conference, October 29 – 30, 2016, Thessaloniki, Greece – Invited Keynote Speaker, gave presentation on Language Learning as Mental Exercise and Discipline.
  3. 2nd International Polyglot Conference, October 10 – 12, 2014, Cultural Center of Novi Sad, Serbia – Invited Keynote Speaker, gave presentation on Reading Literature in Foreign Languages: Tool,
  4. Techniques, Target.
  5. American Society of Geolinguistics International Conference on Multilingual Proficiency: Language, Polyglossia, and Polyglottery, September 6 – 7 2013, City University of New York – Invited Keynote Speaker, gave presentation on The Price of Polyglottery: The Case for Establishing a Polyglot Institute.
  6. 58th TEFLIN International Conference on Language Teaching and Character Building, 3-5 November 2011, Semarang, Indonesia – Invited Plenary Speaker, gave presentation The Nature and Role of Great
  7. Books Education in the 21st Century, Conducted Training Workshop for Heilongjiang Education Department Secondary Teachers of English, 15-20 September 2011, Harbin, China
  8. 2nd Joint UNESCO-SEAMEO Workshop on “How to Prepare High-Quality Publications,” 27-29 June 2011, Bangkok, Thailand
  9. 46th RELC International Seminar on Teaching Language to Learners of Different Age Groups, Singapore, 18-20 April 2011 – Presented a paper on Determining Accurate Estimates of Vocabulary Size and Range for Reading Knowledge, Waseda University International Seminar on Globalization: Professional Mobility and the Roles of English, Singapore, 11 February 2011 – gave invited presentation on The Necessity of Maintaining Standards as the Role of English Expands Through Professional Mobility in the Age of Globalization
  10. 10th International Conference on Translation and Interpretation Studies, Hankook University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, South Korea, 14-17 September 2010 – Invited Plenary Speaker, gave presentation On the Shadowing Approach to Foreign Languages, DR. ALEXANDER ARGUELLES 6 / 6 Conducted Training Workshop for Thailand Office of Basic Education Commission (OBEC) Secondary Teachers, 10-12 September 2010, Surat Thani, Thailand
  11. APEC-RELC International Seminar on Language Education: An Essential for a Global Economy, Singapore, 19-21 April 2010 – conducted workshop on Shadowing World Englishes Waseda University International Seminar on the Possibility of a Standard South-East Asian English, Singapore, 20 February 2010 – gave invited presentation on Standardizing the English Language: Possible Scenarios


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Dr. Alexander Arguelles

Associate Professor / Member of Committee (Promotion - Planning &…

Dr. Marion Janet

Assistant Professor / Chair of Research Committee

Dr. Olga Pykhtina

Assistant Professor / Chair of Community Engagement Committee