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Midwest Heritage Language Summit: Fostering the Languages of Your Community
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The summit will consist of a keynote speaker and a series of panels to address issues related to heritage speakers and the larger community. The topics of the panels will include heritage speakers and the business community, health care, educational resources, and bilingualism and family language maintenance.

4/23/2016
When: Saturday, April 23, 2016
Where: Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan 
United States
Contact: Brahim Chakrani

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Midwest Heritage Language Summit: Fostering the Languages of Your Community

Saturday, April 23, 2016
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

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Contact: Brahim Chakrani chakrani@msu.edu

The Midwest Heritage Language Network is pleased to announce that we will be holding a one-day summit on heritage languages in the community at Michigan State University on April 23, 2016. The summit will consist of a keynote speaker and a series of panels to address issues related to heritage speakers and the larger community. The topics of the panels will include heritage speakers and the business community, health care, educational resources, and bilingualism and family language maintenance.

We are also delighted to announce that our keynote speaker will be Professor Abbas Benmamoun (Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Academic Policies and Professor of Linguistics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), a renowned Arabic linguist and expert on Arabic as a heritage language.

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