2011 Language Symposium, Northwestern University, Deadline February 14

Language Symposium 2011
Dates: April 15—16, 2011
Place: Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Theme: Foreign Languages as a Global Skill
Keynote Speaker: Nelleke van Deusen Scholl,
Director of the Center for Language
Study, Yale College

The Keynote address will be presented on Friday evening.

On Saturday the Symposium will continue with presentations on the global relevance and impact of teaching and learning foreign languages. Topics may include:

  • Integrating global skills into language curricula
  • Models of teaching languages across the disciplines
  • Fostering the development of intercultural competence
  • Cultural exchanges with universities abroad
  • Making study abroad meaningful
  • Service learning (i.e. language and community)
  • Language study for careers and professions
  • Language for special purposes (i.e. medicine, engineering, research, business,
    diplomacy, music, etc…)
  • Assessing global language skills

2011 Call for Proposals

Deadline for Proposal Submissions is Monday, Feb 14, 2011

Using the links below are CALL FOR PROPOSALS forms:

Call for Proposals (Word Document)

Call for Proposals (PDF File)

Proposals should be sent to:
Francesca Tataranni, f-tataranni@northwestern.edu and
Julia Moore, jmm@northwestern.edu

For more information on the Symposium 2011, please contact
Cathy Baumann: ccbauman@uchicago.edu
Steven Clancy: sclancy@uchicago.edu
Julie Moore: jmm@northwestern.edu
Francesca Tataranni: f-tataranni@northwestern.edu
Susanne Rott: srott@uic.edu
Chiara Fabbian: cfabbian@uic.edu

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