{Interesting article} Rejecting abyssal thinking in the language and education of racialized bilinguals: A manifesto

Rejecting abyssal thinking in the language and education of racialized bilinguals: A manifesto by Ofelia Garcia, Nelson Flores, Kate Seltzer, Li Wei, Ricardo Otheguy & Jonathan Rosa is readable online.   Abstract Following Boaventura de Sousa Santos, the authors of this article reject the type of “abyssal thinking” that erases the existence of counter-hegemonic knowledges and lifeways, adopting instead the […]

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{New Article} The Skilled Teacher: A Heideggerian Approach to Teacher Practical Knowledge

Hi everyone! I’m glad to announce that Edd Aspbury, one of the members of our LANTERN community, will have his article entitled “The Skilled Teacher: A Heideggerian Approach to Teacher Practical Knowledge” published in Curriculum Inquiry. Congratulations again, Edd! Please click here if you want to read the full text.

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{call for Papers} Dialogue-shared Experiences across Space and Time: Cross-linguistic and Cross-cultural Practices

6th ESTIDIA Conference 15-17 June 2022 University of Alicante, Spain (European Society for Transcultural and Interdisciplinary Dialogue) Dialogue-shared Experiences across Space andTime: Cross-linguistic and Cross-cultural Practices Call for Papers 6th Conference ESTIDIA 2022 Conference website: https://web.ua.es/estidia22  Conference Theme From the Socratic dialogues to post-modern cyberchats, it is only in and through communicative interaction that we can understand the world, people, and […]

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{New Book} Transcultural Communication Through Global Englishes

Transcultural Communication Through Global Englishes :An Advanced Textbook for Students by Will Baker and Tomokazu Ishikawa just got published. Here’s a brief introduction: This textbook introduces current thinking on English as a global language and explores its role in intercultural and transcultural communication. It covers how English functions as a lingua franca in multilingual scenarios alongside other languages in a […]

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{New Textbook} Intercultural Communication: Pathways to Better Interactions

The book is a language and social interaction-focused intercultural communication textbook for undergraduate students with no background in language or (inter)communication studies – the kind of student the author has been teaching for about a decade and a half. It was designed to engage specifically those students who enroll in intercultural communication to satisfy their universities’ general education or core […]

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{academic workshop}“Dialogue with and among the Existing, Transforming and Emerging Communities” 

Academic Workshop   “Dialogue with and among the Existing, Transforming and Emerging Communities”  Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 09:30-17:00 For registration and more about the workshop, programme and speakers please visit http://www.dialoguesociety.org/workshop2021 The Journal of Dialogue Studies and Dialogue Society would like to invite you to the Academic Workshop entitled “Dialogue with and among the Existing, Transforming and Emerging Communities” on Wednesday, […]

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{Online Conference} Approaches to Migration, Language and Identity 2021

Hi everyone! Approaches to Migration, Language and Identity will take place online 9-11 June 2021. Please register here to attend the conference in person if you’re interested. But if you fail to make it in person, all the conference presentation videos will be available for free. More details (including the topics, time and speakers) can be found here.

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{Zoom Conference} International network for language and intercultural educators

Virtual Meeting via Zoom You are warmly invited to join an international network for practitioners, educators, scholars and researchers interested in language and intercultural education. The aim of the network is to create a space where we can support each other in our efforts to advance the social justice agenda, diversify and decolonise our practices and institutions. If interested, please […]

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{Lecture Video} English as a Creole Language by Professor Canagarajah

In this lecture Professor Canagarajah will review various theories of global English to offer a more inclusive model that goes beyond language ownership and nativity, and validate the meaningful and creative uses worldwide.   About the lecture Traditional linguistic orientations adopt the view that native speakers own a purportedly pure and standardized national language. This view has led to the […]

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{Narrative methods in multilingual and educational research} Online Symposium 9th June, 8:30 to 10:30 am

Registration Link -Narrative methods in multilingual and educational research : Online Syposium 9th June, 8:30 to 10:30 am 8: 30 – 9:00 Sibylle Ratz: Combining Narrative Research with Critical Realism – How do Language Students Make Decisions? 9:00 to 9:30 Joan McLatchie: Narratives of identity: The lived experience of the local academic in transnational higher education 9:30 to 10:30 Alice Chick: In […]

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{online summer school} Language, Education & Linguistic Citizenship

Hub for Education and Language Diversity  www.kcl.ac.uk/held  Language, Education & Linguistic Citizenship  Three-day online Summer School Wednesday 21 to Friday 23 July 2021 (10.00-15.00)  How can educators gain a better understanding of multilingual students’ use of language? How can they acknowledge and foster their students’ linguistic repertoires and their right to be heard? What is the relationship between language education […]

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{call for proposal}Decentering Mobility in Intercultural Education: Engagement, Equity, and Access

Call for Proposals Decentering Mobility in Intercultural Education: Engagement, Equity, and Access The Eighth International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence January 27-30, 2022 A Hybrid Event in Tucson, Arizona, and Online Plenary Speakers Uju Anya, Pennsylvania State University, USA Maria Dasli, University of Edinburgh, Scotland Jennifer Pipitone, College of Mount Saint Vincent, USA Click here for a […]

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