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
Join Dr. Rossy Lima (Director of the Heritage Language Program at Texas Tech) on March 7 to learn about cultural bricolage, story circles, and multimodal texts!
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
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
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
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
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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