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CFP – Chicago Language Symposium

February 1 is the deadline for proposals for the Chicago Language Symposium, co-sponsored by the LCLC, DePaul, U of C, and Northwestern.

Proposals from all languages and TESOL are welcome. See below for details.

Submission deadline Sunday, February 1, 2015. Please send your proposal to Li Jin,

Contexts and Language Learning:
Situated Learning in the 21st Century
April 17-18, 2015
DePaul University

Friday evening keynote speaker:
Dr. Elaine Tarone

Proposals are sought for sessions on Saturday. The focus of this symposium is on how various authentic contexts can be integrated and utilized to facilitate college-level language learning and teaching in the 21st century. Topics may include:

  • telecollaborative projects with native speakers
  • online gaming and simulated contexts
  • language learning in short- and long-term study abroad contexts
  • language use and identity
  • service-based language learning
  • translation projects
  • involvement in local target language-speaking communities
  • language use in internships and other experiences

Proposal submission deadline: February 1, 2015. All languages are welcome.