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The Language Policy Research Network (LPREN) is an international organization of researchers, scholars, and stakeholders in the field of educational language policy. We host colloquia at conferences, invite publications related to the field, convene at events, and share resources, announcements, and other opportunities via the LPREN listserv. Learn more about the origins of LPREN.

AILA Renewal

In January 2015, LPReN received official notification that its affiliation as a Research Network (ReN) of the International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA) has been approved. ReNs seek to promote research and dissemination in all academic areas of AILA, with a particular focus on areas that have the potential for new cross-disciplinary research.

Conference Spotlight

Georgetown University Round Table (GURT) March 2015
Georgetown University, Washington DC

Colloquium: Outside-in: How ‘super’ and How ‘new’ is Ethnolinguistic Diversity in the United States?
Terrence G. Wiley, PhD; M. Beatriz Arias, PhD; Sarah Catherine K. Moore, PhD; Joanna Duggan; Na Liu, PhD; Shereen Bhalla, PhD

American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL) March 2015
Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Language Policy Implementation in the Multilingual Classroom: Case studies of International Baccalaureate Schools
Joanna Duggan; Na Liu, PhD

Colloquium: Bilingual and Multilingual Education in our Globalized World: New Theoretical Foundations, Current Policies and Practices, and Future Prospects
Terrence G. Wiley, PhD; M. Beatriz Arias, PhD

International Society of Bilingualism (ISB10) May 2015

Panel: Heritage, Community, and Native Languages in the United States: Examining the current status and identifying future possibilities
Terrence G. Wiley, PhD; Donna Christian, PhD; Nancy Rhodes; Sarah Moore, PhD; Na Liu, PhD; Meg Malone, PhD; Joy Peyton, PhD; and Shereen Bhalla, PhD

Linguistic Landscape 7 Workshop May 2015
University of California at Berkeley
Linguistic Landscape and Language Vitality: Investigating the Hindi Communities in Northern Virginia

Shereen Bhalla, PhD

Linguistic Landscape and Language Vitality: The Case of Chinese Communities in Southern Maryland
Na Liu, PhD