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Third International Conference on Heritage/Community Languages in Los Angeles
February 16 - February 17
The conference will focus on heritage/ community language studies as a multi-disciplinary field. Papers, posters, and panels relevant to heritage language research and pedagogy will be presented from the perspective of disciplines that include, but are not limited to, the following: anthropology, education, applied linguistics, linguistics, assessment, policy, bilingualism, psychology, demographics, sociology
Conference: “Multiculturalism and Multilingualism: Creative Teaching Techniques in the Heritage Language Classroom
Room: 315 West Coast Room B
With: Jane Ross (New York University), Maya Smith (University of Washington), Fabrice Jaumont (FACE Foundation)
Since 2005, the French Heritage Language Program has sought to address the needs of underserved French-speaking communities throughout the U.S. With the goal of “making French an asset for new Americans,” the FHLP creates a space where these students can construct their identities as multilingual speakers and learn the value of their various cultural backgrounds