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Philippine and Filipino Studies: Forty Years Hence

The 40th Year anniversary celebration of the Center for Philippine Studies at the University of Hawaii-Manoa was held on April 9 - 11, 2015. To commemorate the occasion, the center organized an international symposium titled “Philippine and Filipino Studies: Forty Years Hence”. The more than sixty Filipino and Filipino-American as well as American scholars from…

Special Event: Clairefest!, April 17, 2015

Claire Fest 2015 Please join us for a day-long conference celebrating Claire Kramsch’s research in applied linguistics, contributions to language and culture teaching, and service to the community of language educators. This event, marking her retirement from Berkeley, will offer participants an opportunity to share personal and intellectual reflections on Claire’s influence. PROGRAM 9:00 –…

National Heritage and Community Languages Conference

On March 7-8, 2014, I attended and presented at the National Heritage and Community Languages Conference at UCLA, hosted by the NHLRC (National Heritage Language Resource Center) there. I was able to do so in part through a grant from the BLC, combined with my usual travel support from the UC Berkeley/UCLA combined Center for…

Lecture by Agnes He, September 20, 2013

Voices and Agencies: Discursive Foundations for Socialization in Heritage Language Speaking Households by Agnes He, Stony Brook University If immigration and globalization can be experienced by our auditory senses, it is through the new, additional languages that immigrants and globalized citizens speak. Different generations in immigrant families are socialized to use new languages at different…

Lecture by Kirk Belnap & Guadalupe Valdez, November 14, 2003

Heritage Language Teaching, Foreign Language Teaching: What one can Learn from the Other   by Kirk Belnap, Associate Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages, Brigham Young University and Guadalupe Valdes, Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, Stanford University This panel discussion will explore the comparable and contrastable areas of concern for teachers of heritage and…

Lecture by Gaudalupe Valdes, September 13, 2002

Teaching the Commonly Taught Languages as Heritage Languages: Questions and Continuing Dilemmas by Guadalupe Valdes, Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, Stanford University This presentation will offer a brief overview of the linguistic and educational conditions that gave rise to the focus on the teaching of heritage languages within the foreign language profession in the…

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