Symposium on Language Socialization and Acquisition, March 17-19, 2000

Language Socialization and Acquisition: Ecological Perspective an Interdisciplinary Research Workshop


Ann Bannick, University of Amsterdam
Negotiating the Paradox of ‘Fresh Talk’ in Advanced L2 Classrooms

Christopher Candlin, City University of Hong Kong
The Classroom and the Housing Estate: Researching Identities, Discourses and Membership Among Teenage Youth in Hong Kong

James Lantolf, Penn State University
An Activity Theoretical Perspective on Classroom Motivation

Diane Larsen-Freemen, School for International Training, Vermont
The Interconnection Between the Individual and the Social from a Chaos/Complexity Theory Perspective

Jonathan Leather, University of Amsterdam
Modeling the Acquisition of Speech in a ‘Multilingual’ Society: An Ecological Approach

JoJayu Lemke, City University of New York, “Learning Academic
Language Identities: Multiple Timescales in the Social Ecology of Scientific Education

Elinor Ochs, UCLA
Becoming a Speaker of Culture

Ben Rampton, Thames Valley University
Instructed Foreign Language Rituals In and Out of Class

Srikant Sarangi, Cardriff University
Discourse (Mis)alignments in Professional Gatekeeping Encounters

Ron Scollon, Georgetown University
Cross-cultural Learning and Other Catastrophes: Ruptures as Windows on the Social World

Jet Van Dam, University of Amsterdam
The Case of Face: An Ecological Approach to Social Normatively in the Language Classroom

Leo Van Lier, Monterey Institute for International Studies
Ecological-semiotic Perspective on Language and Linguistics

Monday – Wednesday, April 17-19, 2000