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CAL at Conferences: Past Conferences

Immersion Education: Pathways to Bilingualism and Beyond

Funder: U.S. Department of Education, International Research and Studies Program, via subcontract from the University of Minnesota

October 16 – 18, 2008
Crowne Plaza Hotel – St. Paul Riverfront
St. Paul, Minnesota

CARLA (Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition, University of Minnesota) and CAL collaborated on the third international conference on immersion education on October 16 – 18, 2008, in St. Paul, Minnesota. Papers, discussion sessions, and symposia addressed aspects of language immersion education.

This conference brought these immersion pathways together to engage in meaningful dialogue and professional exchange across languages, levels, learner audiences, program models, and sociopolitical contexts.

Featured Plenary Speakers

Fred Genesee, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Philip Hoare, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
Kauanoe Kamanā, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Bill “Pila” Wilson, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Roy Lyster, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Myriam Met, National Foreign Language Center

Learn more about CAL staff presentations that took place at this conference.

For additional information visit the Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition Conferences Web site.

Return to CAL's list of past projects.