The Institute also included a series of Open Forum Discussions in which faculty and students discussed a wide array of topics, including Linguistic Landscape, becoming researchers in a different culture, publishing in applied linguistic journals, teaching linguistic variation, and interrogating Communicative Language Teaching.
Jim Lantolf & Marjolijn Verspoor–Integrating Sociocultural Theory and Cognitive Linguistics
Thursday, June 25, 7:30 pm in 135 Reber Bldg.
Multilingual Writers’ Experiences in Scholarly Publications
Monday, June 29, 7:30pm-9:00pm in 135 Reber Bldg.
Tim McNamara, Kees deBot, Alister Cumming, Claire Kramsch, and others–What’s Wrong with Communicative Language Teaching
Tuesday, June 30, 7:30 pm in 135 Reber Bldg.
Screening of “The Linguists”
Thursday, July 2, 7:30-8:30 pm
Adam van Compernolle, “From sociolinguistic competence to sociolinguistic agency”
Tuesday, July 7 Room 135 Reber Bldg.
Matt Poehner, Pauline Rea-Dickins, “Situated Language Testing and Assessment”
Thursday, July 9 Room 135 Reber Bldg.
Linguistic Landscape (LL): overview of the field and studies of multilingualism
Chair: Elana Shohamy
Monday, July 13 – 7:30-9:00
1. Durk Gorter – Developments and methodology of LL research
2. Jasone Cenoz – Multilingualism and minority languages in the LL: case studies
LL and representation, multimodality, ideology and conflict
Chair: Durk Gorter
Tuesday, July 14 – 7:30-9:00
3. Elana Shohamy – Studying the public space: LL research on language representation, multimodalities and urban contestation
4. David Hanauer – The LL and the signification of place: graffiti on the wall at Abu-Dis
Marilia Ferreira, “Conflict between Theoretical and Empirical Knowledge in Language Instruction”
Thursday, July 16
Room 135 Reber Bldg.