Linguistic scholars visit the Institute to speak in honor of the late Leo van Lier, esteemed professor, colleague, and friend of our community.

Remembering TESOL/TFL Professor Leo van Lier

Professor Leo van Lier, Picture

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Upcoming Lectures

Will be posted this fall.  


Past Lectures

Suresh Canagarajah

Suresh Canagarajah, Picture

Professor of Applied Linguistics & English
Pennsylvania State University

Towards Pedagogies of Translingual Practice

Aida Walqui-Van Lier

Aidawalqui, Picture

Teacher Professional Development Program

Redesigning the K-12 TESOL Profession

Elana Shohamy

Elana Shohamy, Picture

Professor of Language Education
School of Education

Tel Aviv University

Linguistic Landscape: A lens for documenting, analyzing, and critically interpreting societies

Adrian Wurr

Adrian Wurr, Picture

Assistant Dean
Academic English Programs
University of Tulsa

Service-Learning in Language Learning Contexts: From Classroom to Community, Theory to Practice

George Bunch

George Bunch, Picture

Associate Professor of Education
University of California
Santa Cruz

Pedagogical Language Knowledge: Preparing Teachers for English Learners in the New Common Standards Era

Lourdes Ortega

Department of Linguistics

Georgetown University

How Useful is Instructed SLA Research for Teachers, and What Does Epistemological Diversity Have to Do with It?

Bev Derewianka

Director of TESOL
University of Wollongong, Australia

Getting Personal: Using language to engage with readers to express feelings, persuade others to our point of view, judge peoples' behavior, and moderate our expression of attitude

Shirley Brice Heath

Brown University
Stanford University

Moving the Human Eye and Mind: Visual, Musical, and Literary Arts in Grounding Cognition

Bonnie Norton

Professor of Language and Literacy Education
University of British Columbia, Canada

The Practice of Theory in the Language Classroom

Maricel Santos

Assistant Professor of English
San Francisco State University

In Search of a Common Vocabulary: Strengthening Partnerships in Health Literacy for Improved Immigrant Health

Eve Zyzik

Associate Professor of Spanish
University of California, Santa Cruz

Focus on Form and Authentic Texts: A Compatibility Check

Marc Kaiser

Associate Director of the Berkeley Language Center and Lecturer in Russian at UC Berkeley

Integrating Film Clips into the Foreign Language Curriculum

B. Kumaravadivelu

Professor of Applied Linguistics and TESOL
San Jose State University, California

Individual Identity in the Age of Cultural Globalization