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January 14, 2013

Call for Papers

Dear Colleagues:
We encourage you to submit a proposal for the Annual Language Symposium 2013 co-sponsored by Northwestern University, University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, and DePaul University. Language instructors at all levels (high school and college/university-level) as well as researchers are invited to submit proposals; all languages are welcome.
This year's symposium topic is "World Languages and the Roles They Play in Academia" and will be hosted by Northwestern University (Evanston campus) on April 12-13, 2013. Our keynote speaker will be Rosemary Feal, Executive Director of the MLA.
For more information, please check out our website: http://languagesymposium.northwestern.edu/
For a direct link to the submission info, please go to: http://languagesymposium.northwestern.edu/request-for-proposals/
Presentations will be twenty minutes long, plus ten minutes for discussion.
Proposed topics may include/ be related to:
The place of global languages across the science and liberal arts curriculum
The link between foreign languages and the global citizen
Multilingualism
Multiculturalism
Cultural competence
Interdisciplinary approaches in language learning and teaching
Promotion of team-taught courses with a foreign language component
Service learning
Language for special purposes
Quantification of learning outcomes

Deadline: February 14, 2013 at midnight.
Early registration deadline: Monday, April 1, 2013
And please, do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions: symposium@mmlc.northwestern.edu
Elena Lanza
Daniela Pozzi Pavan
Co-Chairs of the Language Symposium Committee-Northwestern University

Posted by ksosnows at January 14, 2013 02:11 PM

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