Selected news and information of interest to LPREN members will be posted in this section, including updates about conferences. If you have information you would like to be included, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA) World Congress
July 23-28, 2017 ♦ Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Multilingual Frontiers: An Emerging Politics of Southern Linguistics
July 25, 2017
This symposium hosted by LPReN will feature researchers from around the world. The panel will debate and reimage what it is that southern or de-colonial multilingualisms might bring to the fields of applied linguistics and sociolinguistics.
International Symposium of Bilingualism
June 11-15, 2017
- Are There Discrete Languages? Implications for Codeswitching, Neurolinguistics, Pedagogy, and Language Rights
Jeff MacSwan, University of Maryland
- The Grand Erasure: Whatever happened to Language Minority Rights?
Terrence G. Wiley, Center for Applied Linguistics & Arizona State University
- Sustaining Global Multilingualism: Transnational Perspectives on the Contributions of Dónall Ó Riagáin to Linguistic Diversity and Rights
Teresa L. McCarty University of California, Los Angeles
- Heritage Learners and the Language “Gap” in the USA: Reframing the Language Policy Debate.
Terrence Wiley, Center for Applied Linguistics and Arizona State University
American Educational Research Association 2017 Annual Meeting
April 27-May 1, 2017 ♦ San Antonio, TX
- Language Policy in the Multilingual Classroom: Navigating Language Development and Implementation in IB Schools
Terrence G. Wiley, Center for Applied Linguistics
Symposium on Language, the Sustainable Development Goals, and Vulnerable Populations
April 21 -22, 2017 ♦ New York, NY
For event registration visit the Language and the UN website.
American Association of Applied Linguistics 2017
March 18 – 21, 2017 ♦ Portland, OR
- Invited Colloquium - The Resurgence of Exclusionary Discourses and Ideologies in the US and UK: Implications for Professional Responsibility
Terrence G. Wiley, Sarah Catherine K. Moore, Shereen Bhalla, Center for Applied Linguistics