Translanguaging: Opportunities and Challenges in a Global World - 2018
Translanguaging: Opportunities and Challenges in a Global World
Plenary speakers: Ofelia García (City University of New York), Guillaume Gentil (Carleton University), and Danièle Moore (Simon Fraser University)
Venue: Social Sciences Hall, University of Ottawa.
Conference dates: May 3-4, 2018.
Featured events: Round tables and thematic symposia on Linguistic Risk-Taking, Bilingual and Multilingual Policies, and much more.
Conference theme: Translanguaging, a construct referring to the complex use of more than one language as a (combined) resource, has captured the imagination of researchers, educators, and policy makers around the world. The role of translanguaging as a linguistic and social practice in family, community, educational and institutional contexts raises a number of stimulating and challenging questions that call for continued discussion.