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Oct14
Public Humanities Showcase with Lloyd Wolf, Sushmita Mazumdar, Lara Ajami, and Dewey Tron

Public Humanities Showcase with Lloyd Wolf, Sushmita Mazumdar, Lara Ajami, and Dewey Tron

A Panel moderated by Catherine Olien

Center for Humanities Research

Friday, October 14, 2022 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Hybrid Event: Horizon Hall 6325 on Mason's Fairfax Campus or via Zoom (registration required; link below)

Please join the Center for Humanities Research in its first public humanities showcase, intended to highlight the possibilities of this methodology to form a bridge between the academy and the community.

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Oct18
Culturally responsive pedagogy in heritage language education

Culturally responsive pedagogy: A path towards inclusive excellence in heritage language education

Online lecture by Dr. Elena Foulis (Texas A&M, San Antonio)

Spanish

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT
Online Location, Advance registration required (see event description for link)

In this talk, one of four in the 2022-23 Spanish Heritage Language Education (SHLE) online lecture series, Dr. Elena Foulis discusses the implementation of a decolonial approach to HL pedagogy and the development of an open-access textbook as a model of culturally responsive pedagogy in SHLE.

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Nov1
Implmenting a complete critical curriculum for Spanish heritage language programs

Critical Language awareness and critical sociocultural linguistic literacy for Spanish heritage language programs: Implementing a complete curriculum

Online lecture by Dr. Claudia Holguín Mendoza (University of California Riverside)

Spanish

Tuesday, November 1, 2022 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Online Location, Advance registration required (see event description for link)

In this talk, Dr. Claudia Holguín discusses the principles for the design and implementation of a comprehensive critical literacy and Critical Language Awareness (CLA)- oriented Spanish Heritage Language (SHL) program that deconstructs and questions sociopolitical hierarchies, challenges the subordination of SHL students’ linguistic practices and elevates students’ voices and agency.

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