NECTFL (CfP); PLF (CfS); PD (French)

Created on Tuesday, 16 Apr 2019 09:38:29

NECTFL 2020 Call for Session and Workshop Proposals

Deadline for submission: May 3, 2019

The 2019 Northeast Conference will be held at the New York Hilton Midtown, February 13–15. The aim is to bring together all those involved in the teaching and promotion of world languages, including researchers and educators at every level of education, across the Northeast and beyond.

The 2019 conference theme is Languages for All: Envisioning Language Learning Opportunities for Every Learner. The program will include in-depth three and six-hour pre-conference workshops, featured presentations by distinguished speakers, a variety of sessions, along with our #techlab and Research Roundtable, and “Best of State” sessions.

All proposals are welcome – those with a connection to the conference theme as well as those that address topics of general interest in the field. To submit a proposal, go to

PLF Call for Submissions

Are you hoping to present at PSMLA's Annual Conference this fall? If so, consider submitting related work to Pennsylvania Language Forum for publication in its fall issue.

An article about your presentation material, a summary of the research you hope to present, or a detailed description of the strategies you'd like to share are all great ways to ensure that your ideas reach the entire PSMLA membership.

Visit the PSMLA website for details on how to submit. 

Unique Course Offering

The Department of World Languages at the University of North Texas (a public Tier-1 research institution) is very excited to share that we will be offering our first, brand new, one-of-a-kind, online course this Fall 2019.

WLLC 3310, the Best of French Pop Culture is an advanced elective, taught in English, with no prerequisite, focusing on various aspects of French Pop Culture (including food, fashion, cinema, stereotypes, music, etc.). Since this is an online course, students do not have to be Texas residents to be eligible, and the class offers a lot of flexibility to students looking into adding a couple of hours to their degree. All students are eligible (they do not have to be French minor/major). The course currently has two sections: one for in-state and one for out-of-state students, and students can start enrolling today!

 This course will be perfect for students interested in French Culture (whether they are studying the language or not—since this is taught in English, knowledge of French is absolutely NOT required), or curious about how people live and what young people their age like across the ocean.

See the flyer for details.

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