LINGUIST List 30.2263

Thu May 30 2019

Calls: Spanish; Applied Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 29-May-2019
From: Damián Vergara Wilson <>
Subject: 7th National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language
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Full Title: 7th National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language
Short Title: NSSHL7

Date: 27-Feb-2020 - 29-Feb-2020
Location: Albuquerque, NM, USA
Contact Person: Damián Vergara Wilson
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Spanish

Call Deadline: 08-Nov-2019

Meeting Description:

The 7th National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language will be hosted by the University of New Mexico. The conference dates are February 27-29, 2020. This annual symposium welcomes researchers, instructors, as well as K-12 educators.

The National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language offers a common forum for scholars, students, and educators interested in sharing their knowledge and expertise in the field of learning and instruction of Spanish as a heritage language and related fields. During the Symposium, we will host workshops and sessions about different aspects of Spanish heritage language teaching and research presentations on Spanish as a heritage language. The 7th National Symposium provides the setting to learn, exchange ideas, and develop opportunities for collaboration.

Invited Speakers:
María Luisa Parra-Velasco, Harvard University
Glenn Martínez, Ohio State University
Ana Sánchez-Muñoz, California State University, Northridge

Conference Proceedings:
Selected papers will be published in a special issue of the new journal, Spanish as a Heritage Language. Authors of accepted papers, panels and workshops may submit manuscripts until May, 30, 2020. Details of submission forthcoming.

Call for Papers:

Call deadline has been extended to November 8, 2019!
Abstracts for 20-minute presentations, posters, panels or workshops on any field of study relating to Spanish as a Heritage Language will be accepted from June 3 to November 8, 2019. While most topics will intersect with education/pedagogy and linguistics analysis, proposals from other approaches will be considered as long as there is strong intersectionality with the field of SHL.

Abstracts can be written in Spanish or English, should be a maximum of 300 words (not including references or title) and anonymized to exclude any identifiable information. Panel organizers should submit a 300-word description of the panel together with a 300-word abstract for each presentation. Authors may submit a total of two abstracts, one individual and one joint.

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