Upcoming Events

En esta sección tendremos información de eventos que les pueden interesar a los instructores de español como lengua de herencia. Please get in touch with us if there is a relevant event that you would like to advertise or share with the community.

6th National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language
February 21, 2019 - February 23, 2019
Embassy Suites McAllen Convention Center, McAllen TX

The 6thNational Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language will be hosted by the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. The conference dates are February 21-23, 2019. This annual symposium welcomes researchers, instructors, as well as K-12 educators.

Abstracts for 20-minute presentations on any field of study relating to Spanish as a Heritage Language in... Read more

8th Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Linguistics Conference
March 29, 2019 - March 30, 2019
Arizona State University

The Spanish Linguistics Graduate Students at Arizona State University is pleased to invite you to our seventh annual Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Linguistics Conference, which offers an opportunity for graduate students of Spanish and Portuguese Linguistics to share their current research. Our plenary speakers this year will present on topics in Spanish Heritage Language Acquisition and... Read more

Methodological Developments in Teaching of Spanish as a Second and Foreign Language
April 27, 2019, 10am - 6pm
Barnard College

A Workshop for Teachers: Two directions on Curriculum Design

10 am – 1 pm
Kim Potowski (University of Illinois at Chicago)
General principles in teaching heritage speakers: Linguistic and curricular considerations

3 pm – 6 pm
Heidi Byrnes (Georgetown University)
Linking Content and Language Learning in an Integrated Multi-Year Curriculum

Registration is Free.... Read more

Spanish Heritage Language Summer Workshop
June 10, 2019 - June 11, 2019
The University of Texas at Austin

This workshop, hosted by TeCHS (Texas Coalition for Heritage Spanish), will gather facilitators from several universities in Texas (Texas A&M, Texas A&M Commerce, Houston Baptist, UTRGV, UT Austin and Baylor). Heritage Spanish instructors of all levels will receive practical ideas that they can implement in their classrooms, with a focus on strategies such as using... Read more

Eleventh Heritage Language Research Institute
June 10-13, 2019
University of New Mexico

Join us for this year’s Heritage Language Research Institute on June 10-13, 2019, at the University of New Mexico. The Institute will feature presentations by researchers, discussion sessions, and two round table sessions: (1) on HL support in schools with the aim of helping heritage speakers succeed personally, linguistically, and academically, and (2) on lesser-studied... Read more

Teaching Heritage Languages and Learners
July 29–August 2, 2019, 9am-4pm
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN

Participants in this workshop will examine social justice topics, community-based learning for growing heritage language (literacy), and language arts approaches for heritage language development. Participants will collaborate; connect experiences of heritage teachers and learners to research on multilingual development; and learn how to bring communities, classrooms, and digital storytelling together to create powerful heritage language... Read more

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