Topics

Priority will be given to proposals that address one or more of the following topics:

  1. THE VALUE OF LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY
    • Interplay of research, theory, and practice
    • Monolingualism, bilingualism, and multilingualism
    • Language revitalization and documentation
    • Indigenous languages as first, second,  foreign, heritage, and global languages
    • Indigenous languages and technologies 
  2. EDUCATION AND LEARNING
    • Best practices, methodologies, and strategies
    • Pragmatics in language teaching and learning
    • Ethnographies and narratives of language teaching and learning, ethnoeducation
    • Distance learning / online courses
  3. SPEECH COMMUNITIES, SOCIOCULTURAL AND POLITICAL VIEW
    • Languages as vehicles to cultures
    • Intellectual, cultural, and political role of Indigenous and minoritized languages
    • Sociocultural practices and knowledge
    • Dialectology and standardization
  4. POWER IN LANGUAGE / LINGUISTIC POLICIES
    • Language attitudes and ideologies
    • Language policy and planning from top-down and bottom-up
    • Linguistic rights
    • Assessment and evaluation of languages

Please note that while proposals will be accepted from a broad range of disciplinary perspectives, the selection will prioritize the intersection of research and praxis in relation to Indigenous and minoritized languages.