Conference Schedule

Fourth International Conference on Heritage/Community Languages

Updated: 6/15/2022

Conference: Thursday, June 16 – Friday, June 17

**All times are Pacific (PST)** 

THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2022

9:00 – 9:15 am

Opening 

Melissa Bowles (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

9:15 – 10:15 am

Plenary Speaker

Judith Kroll (University of California, Irvine)

10:15 – 10:30 am

Break

10:30 – 12:00 pm

Session 1

  • Panel 1.1. Morphology and Heritage Languages
  • Panel 1.2. Technological Innovation and Pedagogy
  • Discussion 1.3. Centering the Personal and Local in Post-Secondary Spanish Language Education

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Poster Session 1

Posters will be held in breakout rooms. Participants will have the option to move between breakout rooms to hear all presentations.

  • [CANCELLED] Writing Linguistic Autobiographies in the Spanish Heritage Language Classroom to Develop Critical Language Awareness
  • Room 1: Versions of the Future: Shifting Strategies for Future Expression in Round Lake Spanish
  • Room 2: Linguistic Consequences of Toing and Froing: Factors that Modulate Narrative Development in Bilingual Returnee Children
  • Room 3: Russian “sja” Verbs in Bilingual and Monolingual Acquisition
  • Room 4: Language Tandem in a First-Generation Armenian-American Family: A Case Study
  • Room 5: Developing a Language Learning App for Heritage Speakers 

2:00 – 2:15 pm

Break

2:15 – 3:45 pm

Session 2

  • Panel 2.1. Assessment: Measuring Success
  • Panel 2.2. Teaching and Learning Russian Grammar
  • Panel 2.3. Family and Heritage Language Maintenance

3:45 – 4:00 pm

Break

4:00 – 5:30 pm

Session 3

  • Panel 3.1. Grammar in the Heritage Context, Part 1
  • Panel 3.2. Motivation among Learners
  • Panel 3.3. Impacts of COVID-19

FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2022

8:30 – 10:00 am

Session 4

  • Panel 4.1. Using New Approaches
  • Panel 4.2. Teaching Cultural Identity in the Classroom
  • Panel 4.3. Confidence, Competence and the Heritage Spanish Learner

10:00 – 10:15 am

Break

10:15 – 11:45 am

Session 5

  • Panel 5.1. Community-Based Learning
  • Panel 5.2. Grammar in the Heritage Context, Part 2
  • Panel 5.3. Bilingualism and Cognition

11:45 – 12:45 pm

Lunch

12:45 – 1:45 pm

Poster Session 2

Posters will be held in breakout rooms. Participants will have the option to move between breakout rooms to hear all presentations.

  • Room 1: Nuosu Yi as a Heritage Language in China: Three Types of Heritage Speakers
  • Room 2: Fostering Russian Heritage Learner Enrollments in College-level Courses: Institutional, Programmatic, and Pedagogical Challenges
  • Room 3: Coping with Vocabulary Deficiencies: a case of Swedish-Russian and Finnish-Russian Heritage Speakers: From Early Childhood to Adulthood
  • Room 4: Textbook and Classroom Activities at Japanese Hoshuko in America
  • Room 5: Language Domains and Family Language Policy in Russian speaking families in (Post?)-Pandemic Germany
  • Room 6: The Effects of Foreign Language Anxiety on Spanish Heritage Students: A Pilot Study

1:45 – 2:00 pm

Break

2:00 – 3:30 pm

Session 6

  • Panel 6.1. Growing Up 'Heritage'
  • Panel 6.2. Promoting Lesser-Used and Less-Commonly Taught Languages
  • Discussion 6.3. A Showcase of Japanese Heritage Language Development and Maintenance

3:30 – 3:45 pm

Break

3:45 – 5:15 pm

Session 7

  • Panel 7.1. Connecting Community and the Classroom
  • Panel 7.2. Placement Exams
  • Panel 7.3. Teachers, Identity, and the Classroom
  • Panel 7.4. Heritage Spanish and U.S. Politics

Published: Wednesday, May 4, 2022