The panel examines the potential of multilingual texts (novels, lyrics, cartoons, theater, film, etc.) for the FL classroom. Multilingual texts can model intercultural speakership, promote language and cultural awareness as well as heightened contextual understanding. Contributions are invited that investigate new approaches on multilingual competence and/or present practical proposals to utilize multilingual potential(s) for foreign language teaching.
Proposals of no more than 250 words should be sent electronically by 30 September 2009 to Susanne Even (firstname.lastname@example.org) and David Delamatta (email@example.com). Please include a recent CV, your academic affiliation, postal address and telephone number, as well as any A/V requirements (if any; $10 handling fee).
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Bloomington, IN 47405
ph.: (812) 855.7562
fax: (812) 855.8927 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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