2021 Summer Institute

Call for Papers

2022 Summer Institute On Pedagogy, Diversity and Equitable Teaching and Learning of Languages and Cultures across the Curriculum and Platforms 

Hosted and funded by the
Slavic and Eurasian Language Resource Center (SEELRC)
Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (CSEEES)
Duke University

The Duke Slavic and Eurasian Language Resource Center will host a summer workshop from June 17 – 19, 2022 on Pedagogy, Diversity and Equitable Teaching and Learning of Languages and Cultures across the Curriculum and Platforms.  We are pleased to call for papers by interested scholars, graduate students, and professionals on workshop-related topics and that focus on teaching/learning ANY language.

Workshop topics have included, but are not limited to:

  • Neuroimaging and multilingualism
  • Teaching language and culture through film
  • Language proficiency testing
  • Specialized language instruction at the advanced and superior levels
  • The use of technology in the language classroom
  • Integrating heritage students in the language classroom
  • Addressing the needs of differently-abled students
  • Using computer technologies to create pedagogical materials
  • The role of grammar in proficiency-based instruction
  • Popular culture and language instruction
  • Web resources for language teachers
  • Scribezone: transcription and reading
  • Edifying Minority Voices in the Urban STEM Classroom and Beyond
  • Use of Social Emotional Learning and Culturally Responsive Teaching During COVID-19
  • Moving Equity and Inclusion Forward: The Role of Language Justice in Transforming Thinking and Empowering Action
  • Identities Under Siege: the effects of essentialism, other-izing, & trauma on linguistic and cultural identities
  • Reimagining Language and Curriculum to Lever Equitable Classrooms and Schools

Papers on other related topics are most welcome. Presentations should be approximately 30 minutes in length and in English. The workshop will be held in a hybrid format, both on the campus of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina and through Zoom. Modest financial support to defray presenters’ travel expenses for in-person participation may be available. All presenters will be invited to submit their papers for publication in SEELRC’s online peer-reviewed journal Glossos. For further information, please email Michael Newcity at mnewcity@duke.edu.

Individuals interested in presenting a paper at the workshop should submit an abstract of approximately 200 words to Michael Newcity at mnewcity@duke.edu no later than May 25, 2022. Individuals will be notified whether their papers have been accepted for presentation at the workshop by May 30, 2022.

Please feel free to contact Cathy Lewis (c.lewis@duke.edu) with any questions.