2020 Invited Colloquia

March 28-31, 2020 in Denver, Colorado

Re-articulations of language, race, and place in transregional settler colonialism
Organizer: Patricia Baquedano-López, University of California, Berkeley

Neuroscience of second language acquisition: Opportunities and challenges
Organizers: Hyeonjeong Jeong, Tohoku University and Ping Li, Pennsylvania State University

Learning languages with specific learning difficulties in the 21st century: Perspectives of identification, achievement, assessment, and teacher education (Language Learning Roundtable)
Organizer: Judit Kormos, Lancaster University

Advances in the study of semiotic repertoires: mobilities, modalities, spatialities
Organizer: Annelies Kusters, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

Reflect, revisit, reimagine: Conversations on 40 years of ARAL
Organizers: Meg Malone, Georgetown University and Shondel Nero, New York University

Braided histories – braided futures of Indigenous language reclamation work:  Retelling ancestral stories – storying new Indigenous linguistic futures (Wilga Rivers Language Pedagogy Colloquium)
Organizers: Sheilah E. Nicholas, University of Arizona and Kari A.B. Chew, University of Victoria

Degrees of difficulty to learn an additional language: the role of typological distinctions and linguistic distances between the languages involved
Organizers: Job Schepens, Freie University; Frans van der Slik, Radboud University; and R. van Hout, Radboud University

Construct definition in interpreter testing: Interdisciplinary perspectives (Joint Colloquium with ILTA)
Organizer: Helen Slatyer, Translation and Interpretation Program at Macquarie University, Sydney