Mapping HL Vitality and Diversity in the US

10:30 - 11:30am
Presented at: Second International Conference on Heritage/Community Languages

This paper provides a historical and contemporary perspective on heritage language growth and shift in the U.S. and considers the applicability of theoretical notions of ‘super-diversity.’ It highlights the importance of drawing on community linguistic resources within the population and the need to connect them to language instruction more broadly.