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/
Deadline: February 14, 2013 at midnight.
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 art curriculumAnd please, do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
The link between foreign languages and the global citizen
Interdisciplinary approaches in language learning and teaching
Promotion of team-taught courses with a foreign language component
Language for special purposes
Quantification of learning outcomes
Daniela Pozzi Pavan
Co-Chairs of the Language Symposium Committee-Northwestern University