SHLE Online Lecture Series

In conjunction with the Graduate Certificate in Spanish Heritage Language Education, the Department of Modern and Classical Languages hosts an online lecture series.

All lectures are free and open to the public. Advance registration is required for each lecture (see event for details).

Download the flyer for the 2022-23 lecture series here

Download the flyer for the 2021-22 lecture series here

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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