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Thursday, June 15
 

8:00am

Registration
The Registration Desk will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. today, with the except of between 12:00 and 1:00, when we will close for lunch. If you pre-ordered a copy of Readings in Language Studies, don't forget to ask for your copy!

Thursday June 15, 2017 8:00am - 5:00pm
Lanai

8:30am

Opening Session: Pedagogy to Positive Peace
This first of a 3-part session will lay out the principles and practices of "positive peace" as it emerges out of "Creative Project, Process, and Performance-Based Language Learning." Following the talk, the session will conclude with a question & answer time. Session 2 will take place on Friday morning and Session 3 will take place on Saturday morning.

Speakers
avatar for Sai Bhatawadekar

Sai Bhatawadekar

Associate Professor of Hindi-Urdu, University of Hawaii at Manoa


Thursday June 15, 2017 8:30am - 9:30am
Koi Room

9:30am

Coffee Break
Thursday June 15, 2017 9:30am - 10:00am
Wailana Room

10:00am

Critical Peace Consciousness through Critically Contextualized Foreign Language Education
The focus of this presentation is on how to merge critical pedagogy and peace education in foreign language education (FLE).  After briefly mentioning the foundations of critical peace education, some sample pedagogical implications in FLE context that can increase students' critical peace consciousness will be shared with the participants.

Speakers
avatar for Mehtap Acar

Mehtap Acar

PhD Student, University of Arizona


Thursday June 15, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Asia Room

10:00am

Examining Culturally-based Gender Identities of Marriage Immigrants in South Korea: A Multimodal Textbook Analysis
This study explores various textbooks used at government-affiliated organizations to teach Korean language and culture to people who have Korean spouses. The multimodal analysis of textbook images and narratives underscores how such materials presuppose and reinforce expectations and assumptions of culturally-based gender identities and covey messages about the current society.

Speakers
SA

So-Yeon Ahn

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies


Thursday June 15, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Sarimanok Room

10:00am

Medium-of-Instruction Policies in Higher Education in Cambodia
This is a case study of the medium-of-instruction policies of one flagship university and the social, economic, and political contexts for their implementation. Data were drawn from different layers of policies including legislations, institutions, and classrooms. Findings raise interesting issues regarding mother-tongue, English, and bilingual medium in post-colonial developing countries.

Speakers
VC

Virak Chan

University of Texas at San Antonio


Thursday June 15, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Kaniela Room

10:00am

Pragmatic Aspects of Hobongan Folk Sociolinguistics: Peace and Language Planning
In this partial report on fieldwork conducted among the Hobongan, I note that the Hobongan understand and discuss details of their sociolinguistic situation but do not proceed to language planning. This lack of planning could be a result of focus on lack of conflict within the community.

Speakers

Thursday June 15, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Pacific Room

10:00am

Unveiling Stereotypes with Elementary Second Language Learners: Critical Discourse Analysis of Children's Picture Books
This presentation focuses on how bilingual elementary students linguistically and visually examine language, identity, and peace discourses embedded in children's picture books while utilizing critical discourse analysis as a tool to examine stereotypes, and to enhance students' literacy skills in English and Spanish. Classroom activities would be provided.

Speakers
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Johanna Esquivel

New Mexico State University


Thursday June 15, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Pago Pago Room

10:00am

Developing Heteroglossic and Culturally Responsive Curricula for Critical Content and Language Integrated Learning(CLIL)
The symposium explores how genre-based pedagogy can be adapted to develop critical CLIL curriculums with a view to addressing conflicts evolving issues of social justice, diversity and creativity in English as an additional language (EAL) contexts. Subsequent challenges and implications for classroom practice and assessment reforms are also discussed.

Speakers
avatar for Man-Bo Jason Ho

Man-Bo Jason Ho

EdD candidate, University of Hong Kong
A teacher of English and media studies interested in critical sexual literacy curriculum research, critical pedagogy, and gender/sexuality/queer studies
HK

Haiwen Karen Lai

University of Hong Kong
AL

Angel Lin

University of Hong Kong
avatar for April Yiqi Liu

April Yiqi Liu

Open University of Hong Kong


Thursday June 15, 2017 10:00am - 11:25am
Koi Room

10:45am

'Stop speaking Spanish, go back to Mexico if you wanna talk Spanish': Linguistic Violence and Latinx Adolescents
This paper presents the voices of Latinx bilingual adolescents reflecting their perceptions towards their own bilingualism, biculturalism, and their formal bilingual education. Using a language ideology framework and anthropolitical linguistics, the paper discusses three main findings: (1) linguistic violence, (2) bilingualism as a problem, and (3) languacultural identity.

Speakers
avatar for Armando Garza

Armando Garza

Assistant Professor, California State University-Fullerton
Armando Garza, Ph.D., is assistant professor in the Department of Elementary and Bilingual Education at California State University-Fullerton. In 2015, he received his Ph.D. in Culture, Literacy, and Language from the University of Texas-San Antonio. As an immigrant himself, Dr... Read More →


Thursday June 15, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
Pago Pago Room

10:45am

Crystallizing Critical Literacy with Undergraduate Education Students through Theater of the Oppressed
This presentation demonstrates that Theater of the Oppressed can be a very effective pedagogical component for developing undergraduate education students' critical literacy abilities. It can promote social consciousness rising and the opportunity to rehearse actions they can implement in the contexts where their experienced oppressions originate.

Speakers
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Perla Barbosa

New Mexico State University


Thursday June 15, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
Sarimanok Room

10:45am

Representing Sexual Violence Against Women in El Diario/La Prensa: Discursive Inequalities and Alternatives for Peace
This presentation examines representations of sexual violence against women in the Spanish-language newspaper El Diario/La Prensa. We employ CDA as a tool to map the discursive inequalities within this coverage but also draw attention to CDA's socially transformative aim of creating a more peaceful and equitable world.

Speakers
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Autumn Reed

University of Maryland-Baltimore County
MS

Megan Strom

Luther College


Thursday June 15, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
Kaniela Room

10:45am

Waging War in the Language of Peace: The Use of Esperanto as the 'Aggressor Language' by the U.S. Army
Esperanto, created in the late 19th century by Ludwig Zamenhof, was intended to foster international harmony and brotherhood -- and yet, one of its more interesting applications was its use in the 1950s-1960s by the U.S. Army in training exercises, in which it functioned as the 'aggressor language'.

Speakers
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Timothy Reagan

University of Maine, Orono


Thursday June 15, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
Asia Room

11:30am

Analyzing Medical Discourse to Assess the Establishment of 'Rapport' Between a Physician and His Patients
This study examines the communication styles that affect the quality of medical discourse, specifically the building of ?rapport? (a mutually trusting relationship) between a healthcare professional and patients at a dizziness outpatient clinic. The transcribed data was analyzed qualitatively and quantitatively using politeness theory and the Roter interaction analysis system.

Speakers
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Rieko Matsuoka

Teikyo University
GP

Gregory Poole

Doshisha University


Thursday June 15, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
Asia Room

11:30am

Career English Online: A Business English Course for Internally Displaced Persons: Learning Language and Resilience
Career English Online is an online Business English course that was developed and delivered for the internally displaced persons in Ukraine who fled the regions affected by social unrest starting 2014. The syllabus focuses on two main areas: English, i.e. language learning, and resilience, i.e. managing change.

Speakers
avatar for Ivan Atamanenko

Ivan Atamanenko

Lead Language Instructor, EPAM Systems Ukraine
Ivan Atamanenko is a Lead Language Instructor in EPAM Systems Ukraine, responsible for supervising a distributed team of 32 Language Instructors. In addition, he is contracted by the Embassy of the USA in Ukraine for online projects, where he is in charge of development and deliv... Read More →
avatar for Yaroslava Fedoriv

Yaroslava Fedoriv

Professor, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy
avatar for Debra Lee

Debra Lee

Language Teaching Specialist, Vanderbilt University
I have been working on mini-MOOCs with the U.S. Department of State in Ukraine and Indonesia. The MOOC (Career English Online) in Ukraine focuses on resilience and language training for internally displaced persons. The course participants are able to talk about displacement issu... Read More →


Thursday June 15, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
Kaniela Room

11:30am

Language Devolution for Mexican Americans in the Southwest of the United States
This paper argues in favor of devolving language rights to cities and counties of the Southwest where Spanish speakers are a large part of the population. Devolution can provide mechanisms that could be used to produce real results for minority speakers in the United States.

Speakers
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Eduardo Faingold

University of Tulsa


Thursday June 15, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
Pacific Room

11:30am

Spanish Heritage Speakers' Experiences in Adult Language Classes
This research explores the experiences of heritage Spanish speakers in college-level Spanish language classes in New Mexico in terms of prevailing language ideologies and sociolinguistic factors (past, present, and future) that impact both levels of self-efficacy, identity construction, and the linguistic market value of one's Spanish skills.

Speakers
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Dietger de Maeseneer

Univeristy of New Mexico


Thursday June 15, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
Sarimanok Room

11:30am

The Roles of Language in the Elusive Peace in the Nigerian Religious, Social and Political Landscapes
This paper focuses on the kinds of language-use by one ethnic, political or religious group to deride another group in Nigeria. Derision arises because the accused group is seen as the problem of Nigeria. Such altercations are analyzed through the provisions of Speech Act Theory and Pragmatics.

Speakers
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Adepoju Babatunji

University of Lagos


Thursday June 15, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
Koi Room

12:00pm

Lunch
Today's Lunch Menu:

Meat/Gluten-Free Option: Lemon herb coconuta chicken/tomato garlic red snapper/yelow saffron rice/green salad

Vegan/Vegetarian Option: Egyptian vegetable curry/tomato basil roasted vegetables/yellow saffron rice/green salad 

Thursday June 15, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Wailana Room

1:00pm

Cultural knowledge in Chinese-as-a-Foreign-Language Textbooks
Due to rising tensions among Chinese speaking states: China, Taiwan, and Singapore, I am interested in how Chinese language and culture was taught in the U.S. Inspired by researches of teaching French and Spanish in the transnational paradigm, I analyzed Chinese textbooks in terms of a global perspective.

Speakers
XH

Xiaochen Hua

University of Kansas


Thursday June 15, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Pago Pago Room

1:00pm

Multimodal Communication as a Lingua Franca
The verbal materials consider as mainstream of communication for a long time. However, non-verbal communication starts to speak eloquently in our life. This study examines the potential of multimodal teaching methods and materials in classroom. That provides us to communicate with people from different backgrounds without misunderstanding.

Speakers
avatar for Konatsu Tokugi

Konatsu Tokugi

Tamagawa University


Thursday June 15, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Kaniela Room

1:00pm

On Why Hawaiian Sovereignty Songs Are Not Sung in Falsetto
Falsetto is commonly used in the singing of traditional Hawaiian songs, but it is not used in Hawaiian sovereignty songs. The explanation offered is that men cause and fight wars. Falsetto is a feminization of the male voice; hence its use in sovereignty songs is inconsistent with the sovereignty struggle.

Speakers
KC

Kenneth Cook

Hawaii Pacific University


Thursday June 15, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Pacific Room

1:00pm

Peace (P’yonghwa) as North Korea’s Discursive Front for Nuclear Weapons Development and Aggression

This study examines the discursive use of the Korean word p’yonghwa, or peace, in the country’s newspaper Rodong Sinmun.  North Korea deploys the word “peace” in justifying its nuclear weapons development and aggression as vehicles of propaganda.


Speakers
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Sumi Chang

Instructor, University of Hawaii at Manoa


Thursday June 15, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Asia Room

1:00pm

We Don't Know No Spanish: AAVE as a Means for Social Justice and Learning in the Spanish Language Classroom
Long-held beliefs of language incapabilities about and within the African American community affect student motivations regarding world language acquisition. This paper argues that AAVE should not be seen as detrimental, but beneficial to the learning of Spanish, providing practical lesson ideas to use in the classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Sharon Nuruddin

Sharon Nuruddin

Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Georgia
I am a second-year doctoral student of Language & Literacy Education at The University of Georgia. I specialize in World Language Education, namely, critical issues of race, culture, and identity as they relate to Spanish language education. What should people talk to me about? M... Read More →



Thursday June 15, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sarimanok Room

1:00pm

Reexamining Praxis in Critical Language Studies
The presentations in this symposium examine the scholarly traditions that have informed how praxis is understood and exercised, promote the need for critical scholars to move beyond problematization to practical engagement with local pedagogical projects, and demonstrate the need for persistent negotiation with constraints/affordances and competing expectations in educational contexts. Paper titles include: 1) Reexamining and Reenvisioning Criticality in Language Studies: Theories and Praxis;
2) Processfolio: Uniting academic literacies and critical emancipatory action research for practitioner-led inquiry into EAP writing assessment;
and 3) Criticality as ideological becoming: Developing English teachers for critical pedagogy in Nepal

Speakers
avatar for Ryuko Kubota

Ryuko Kubota

Professor, Department of Language and Literacy Education, University of British Columbia
Ryuko Kubota is a professor in the Department of Language and Literacy Education in the Faculty of Education at University of British Columbia. Her research interests include critical pedagogy, critical multiculturalism, critical race theory, and language ideologies. She is a co... Read More →
EM

Elizabeth Miller

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
JP

Jayne Pearson

University of Westminster
BK

Bal Krishna Sharma

University of Idaho


Thursday June 15, 2017 1:00pm - 2:25pm
Koi Room

1:45pm

A Corpus-assisted Discourse Study of Online News in the Maghreb
Divisive language is used by both Moroccans and Algerians to characterize the othr over the Western Sahara conflict between the two Maghreb countries. The Peace Sociolinguistics Framework is used to highlight the sociopolitical impact of such divisive language use and puts forth suggestions on how to overcome it.

Speakers
KB

Kamal Belmihoub

Purdue University


Thursday June 15, 2017 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Sarimanok Room

1:45pm

Allegory: A Pedagogical Approach Promoting Peace and Understanding in a Multi-Cultural College Communications Course
Urban, college students (n=160) from diverse cultural backgrounds received instruction in writing allegories conveying generalizations about human conduct and peace. Students' original allegories were analyzed. A value survey (Rokeach, 1973) showed strong cultural differences and similarities. Final questionnaires after discussion concerning values diversity indicated students gained multi-cultural understandings.

Speakers
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Bettina Murray

John Jay College of Criminal Justice


Thursday June 15, 2017 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Asia Room

1:45pm

Ntwa Kgolo ke ya Molomo: A Peace-Navigating Epitome
We analyse voices in Motor Industry, using narrative case, for cultural peace navigation innuendos. With Botswana dubbed peaceful, we investigate Setswana expressions driving the enactment. The situated practices notion encompasses discursively enacted workplace social roles, bringing convergence of the Social Network Theory and Communication theory of identity as peace sustaining.

Speakers
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Abigail Hlabano

University of Botswana


Thursday June 15, 2017 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Pago Pago Room

1:45pm

Seeking Wholeness in the Embodied Language of Tattooing
This Chicana Feminist Ethnography seeks embodied language to challenge structural violence in the lives of four Mexican/Mexican-American/Mestizo male tattoo artists. Findings reveal Language of the Brown Mestizo Body which (re)claims identities marked foreign Other and advances theory and practice of healing, regeneration, and peaceful, dignified futures.

Speakers
TA

Tamara Anatska

New Mexico State University
MS

Mia Sosa-Provencio

Univeristy of New Mexico


Thursday June 15, 2017 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Kaniela Room

1:45pm

Utilizing Thirdspace Theory to Unfold the Complexity of Linguistic and Cultural Identities
This presentation provides spatial perspectives, specifically Thirdspace Theory, to understand how immigrant individuals construct and maneuver their linguistic and cultural identities in the United States. Within Trilectics of Spatiality, conceived, perceived and lived aspects of linguistic and cultural experiences will be discussed conceptually.

Speakers
avatar for Ibrahim Demir

Ibrahim Demir

PhD Student, Univeristy of New Mexico
Renovating Intercultural Communication among Communities (Turkish, Kurdish & Arabic) in Turkey | Ibrahim Demir (LLSS-PhD) idemir@unm.edu | | Official policies criminalizing languages other than Turkish fractured intercultural relationships. This presentation describes a c... Read More →


Thursday June 15, 2017 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Pacific Room

2:30pm

(Mis)Educating Babel: Addressing the Monolingual Ways of Seeing Multilingualism in Teacher Preparation Programs
From a critical applied linguistics perspective (Pennycook, 2001), this theoretical paper argues for specific curricular initiatives that can ameliorate the tension between what we view as academic language?traditionally engineered as the bastion and goal of a ?good? education?and the opportunities students' multilingualism affords the public school system.

Speakers
avatar for Sandro Barros

Sandro Barros

Michigan State University
Multilingual curriculum and instruction | Program development


Thursday June 15, 2017 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Kaniela Room

2:30pm

Diglossia Between Linguistic Imperialism, Folk Linguistics, and Modern Linguistics
Critically examining the hierarchical relation between Standard Arabic/SA and regional varieties/RA from folk and modern linguistics perspectives, I propose a 'lateral bilingualism' model recognizing both as instructional languages, acknowledging speakers' fundamental rights to mothertongue education, and the symbolic value of SA but orienting it toward globalization and instrumentality.

Speakers
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Samira Farwaneh

University of Arizona


Thursday June 15, 2017 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Pacific Room

2:30pm

Keeping the Peace? Language(s) as Site of Power Struggle in Cooperative Learning Groups with English Learners
This is a qualitative case study of an educational program for English Learners at an elementary school. The study examined intersections of language, power, identity, and social inequality. Findings showed that multiple and juxtaposed ideologies negatively influenced cooperative learning groups that paradoxically were designed to promote peace, learning, and equality.

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Mariana Ricklefs

Assistant Professor, National Louis University


Thursday June 15, 2017 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Pago Pago Room

2:30pm

Language, Peace, and Community: Home Visitors as Language Instructors in Family Literacy Intervention Programs
This project focuses on home visitors in HIPPY, and the ways in which they engage in a variety of literacy practices with participating families. This presentation explores how home visitors might also act as language teachers, conceptualizing home visiting as a productive space of transformation for peace.

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Maria Bastien

University of Ottawa


Thursday June 15, 2017 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Asia Room

2:30pm

Participating in Peaceful Social Testing
Drawing from my work with radical social testing, I describe how this kind of exploratory action research (Smith 2015) can bring peace to the minds of students and actually allow them to concentrate more on learning in difficult times and altruistically helping others, before, during, and after assessment.

Speakers
avatar for Tim Murphey

Tim Murphey

Japan, Kanda University of International Studies
Got my PhD from Neuchatel, Switzerland (1989) and have worked in Japan and Taiwan since, at 4 different universities and 6 graduate schools. Very interested in the ethics of testing and alternative pedagogies to offer students and teachers, along with play and song!


Thursday June 15, 2017 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Sarimanok Room

2:30pm

Family Acculturation, Language Practices, and Conflicts within Asian Immigrant Families
The three papers in this symposium explore the acculturation experiences and language practices of transnational Asian families. By drawing on the findings in different sociopolitical contexts (Hong Kong, South Korea, U.S.), these qualitative studies provide valuable insights into immigrant children's acculturation, heritage language maintenance, and second language learning.

Speakers
MM

Mingyue Michelle Gu

Chinese University of Hong Kong
avatar for Mi Yung Park

Mi Yung Park

University of Auckland


Thursday June 15, 2017 2:30pm - 3:55pm
Koi Room

3:15pm

Actualizing Conscious Understandings of Peace, Love, Activism and Altruism
This presentation examines data collected from willing contributors at a two-day school-based festival as well as from classroom surveys with the goal of eliciting understandings and actions on the ideals of peace. The project was constructed with the notion that engaging the concepts greatly boosts ones chance of realizing them.

Speakers
KJ

Kirk Johnson

Chiba Institute of Technology
avatar for Tim Murphey

Tim Murphey

Japan, Kanda University of International Studies
Got my PhD from Neuchatel, Switzerland (1989) and have worked in Japan and Taiwan since, at 4 different universities and 6 graduate schools. Very interested in the ethics of testing and alternative pedagogies to offer students and teachers, along with play and song!


Thursday June 15, 2017 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Sarimanok Room

3:15pm

Arabic and Hebrew Meeting Through Digital Edutainment: New Psycholinguistics Approach
I built a model of holistic learning of Arabic and Hebrew by creating an Android App. that selects cultural elements and integrates them into a malleable set of teaching recommendations. The purpose of this project is to discuss possibilities of improving on using language teaching towards peace and conflict resolution.

Speakers
avatar for Abeer Aloush

Abeer Aloush

Professorial Lecturer in Arabic, American University
As a modernist my research interests focus on minorities in the Middle especially Jews in contemporary Egypt in the exodus of the fifties. I examine the intersubjectivities of the religious identity under social and political pragmatics . I work on conversion, identity struggle... Read More →


Thursday June 15, 2017 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Pago Pago Room

3:15pm

Building Bridges between Languages of Instruction in Moroccan Public Schools: Darija vs. Fusha
We present recommendations and challenges of Moroccan Arabic instruction from preschool through the first years of primary school, after which Standard Arabic would be the language of instruction in Moroccan educational system. Suggestions of teaching practices that help softening the boundaries between the two languages will be offered.

Speakers
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Rabia Redouane

Montclair State University


Thursday June 15, 2017 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Asia Room

3:15pm

My Thoughts are for Peace: Perspectives Negotiated in a Writing Conference at a University EAP Program in Hawaii
This paper explores how a Japanese exchange student in Hawai'i, with her L1 English tutor, communicated in a writing conference in an EAP program. Discourse analysis incorporating different kinds of data revealed perspectives on peace and academic writing were negotiated, and thus the conference was not just about grammar.

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Junko Imai

Juntendo University


Thursday June 15, 2017 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Pacific Room

3:15pm

Social Dispositions Against Women: Using Critical Media Literacy to Promote Social Justice
The study explains in what way using media analysis and producing an Multimodal Media Production (MMP) portraying social dispositions against women in Bangladesh as an issue of hegemony reflects portrayer's critical media literacy. The result suggests that MMP assists revealing ways to promote social justice for women in Bangladesh.

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Sabiha Sultana

University of Massachusetts, Amherst


Thursday June 15, 2017 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Kaniela Room

4:00pm

Dreams of an Internet Peace Corps: Building Bridges, Connecting Communities with Traditional and Popular Culture

This paper examines the effectiveness of using both traditional and popular culture as starting points for discussion about issues such as sexism and racism in the classroom, in the field, and online, and explores their potential for intervention and peacebuilding in areas such as community building, conflict resolution, and disaster relief.


Speakers
avatar for Gerry Yokota

Gerry Yokota

Professor, Osaka University
Gerry Yokota is Professor of English and Contemporary Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies at Osaka University, where she has taught since 1989. She is the author of The Formation of the Canon of Noh: The Literary Tradition of Divine Authority (Osaka UP, 1997) and editor of the two... Read More →



Thursday June 15, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Kaniela Room

4:00pm

'Peace Resides in the Stomach': Cultural Linguistic Interpretation of Burundi's Intractable Conflict
In this presentation, a critical discourse analysis methodology is applied to the content of folkloric genres, namely proverbs and folk music, and (children) naming practices to understand the pre-violence peace philosophy among Burundians, a society that has been paralyzed by intractable conflicts for half a century.

Speakers
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Immaculee Harushimana

Lehman College of City University of New York


Thursday June 15, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Sarimanok Room

4:00pm

Development of In-School Teacher Training Programs for Teaching English in Elementary Schools
The presentation provides an overview of in-school teacher training program developed for teaching English in Japanese elementary schools. The program has three 90-minuite lessons and aims to help nonnative teachers develop their English teaching skills and decrease their language anxiety about using English in class. Findings and implications are discussed.

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Tomohisa Machida

Akita International University


Thursday June 15, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Pacific Room

4:00pm

Grebenstchikoff and Roerich: Advocating for Peace and Cultural and Linguistic Diversity
This paper focuses on a relationship between George Grebenstchikoff and Nicholas Roerich, two Russian-American cultural icons. The paper uses Vygotskian sociocultural theory to interpret how their collaborations in the 1920s shaped their writing, teaching, and advocacy for peace and cultural and linguistic diversity in the context of immigration and war.

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Julia Stakhnevich

Bridgewater State University


Thursday June 15, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Koi Room

4:00pm

The NGO Project: Second Language Acquisition and Conflict Resolution
This paper discusses the findings of the NGO-project: a semester-long exercise that combines language and conflict resolution learning. Using the target language within and beyond the classroom, students research and propose a social situation in need of a solution, and create their own online NGO-like organization.

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Adrian Gras-Velazquez

Swarthmore College


Thursday June 15, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Pago Pago Room

4:00pm

You get job or wat?': Pidgin as a Resource for Peaceful Communication and Economic Well-Being in Hawai'i
This paper presents emerging evidence of Hawai'i Creole (Pidgin) as a resource for economic opportunities. Data form our engagement with a multilingual workforce initiative suggests the stigma of "broken English" loses its relevance when Pidgin is valued as a practical skill, affording clients access to services in workplace settings.

Speakers
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Angela Haeusler

University of Hawai'i-Manoa
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Dina Yoshimi

University of Hawaii at Manoa


Thursday June 15, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Asia Room

4:45pm

A Portrait of the Language Teacher as a Peacemaker
Language learning is often seen as a step towards world peace, but is this automatically the case? This study examined the views of K-12 foreign language teachers on their role as peacemakers, and what (if any) strategies they used to promote peace and understanding through language learning.

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Charles Kowalski

Tokai University


Thursday June 15, 2017 4:45pm - 5:15pm
Sarimanok Room

4:45pm

Appropriateness, Ability, and Authority: Academic Language and Hierarchy in Children's Peer Interactions
In this ethnography of a second-grade classroom in California, I draw on various sociocultural theories to understand how students use academic language (AL) in peer interactions. Findings show that far from being a neutral communicative resource, AL was frequently used by students to construct a range of ideological, hierarchical meanings.

Speakers
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Meghan Corella Morales

University of British Columbia


Thursday June 15, 2017 4:45pm - 5:15pm
Asia Room

4:45pm

Broadcasting the Ultimate Unification: A Study of Korean Multicultural TV Show and Unifications Promoted with Use of TELOP
This study examines a multicultural Korean TV program, which includes twelve foreigners, and how peace is promoted by utilizing different modalities. The discussions with the topic of necessity regarding Korea unification, aligned telop (Television Opaque Projector) designs, and the concept of the show altogether raise the importance of pursuing peace.

Speakers
avatar for Rachel Jun

Rachel Jun

University of Hawaii at Manoa


Thursday June 15, 2017 4:45pm - 5:15pm
Pacific Room

4:45pm

Harmony and Conflict Between Heritage and Non-Heritage Language Learners in Mixed Groups
Drawing on an open-ended questionnaire and follow-up interviews, this study explores the harmony and conflict between heritage and non-heritage learners in mixed groups of degree students studying Chinese at British universities, with an aim to promote effective collaborative learning. Suggestions for conflict prevention and resolution are made.

Speakers
JW

Jiayi Wang

Subject Leader in Chinese, University of Central Lancashire


Thursday June 15, 2017 4:45pm - 5:15pm
Koi Room

4:45pm

Understanding Linguistic Conflicts: An Ethnography of a Human Rights Tribunal Case Against a Strata Council in Canada
In this paper, I examine how the Official Bilingualism Acts in Canada is interpreted and utilized by various individuals involved in a recent and still ongoing human rights tribunal (HRT) case in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, and how this policy contributes directly to shaping race relations in Canada today.

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Huamei Han

Simon Fraser University


Thursday June 15, 2017 4:45pm - 5:15pm
Kaniela Room

5:30pm

Social Event
Grilled vegetables platter
Antipasto Platter (meats & cheeses)
Vegetarian spring rolls
Kalua pork quesadilla
Chinatown pot stickers
Crostini with spicy mango shrimp salsa

Beverages : Raspberry lemonade free plus there will be a cash bar 

Thursday June 15, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Lanai
 
Friday, June 16
 

8:00am

Registration
The Registration Desk will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. today, with the except of between 12:00 and 1:00, when we will close for lunch. If you pre-ordered a copy of Readings in Language Studies, don't forget to ask for your copy!

Friday June 16, 2017 8:00am - 4:30pm
Lanai

8:30am

Opening Session 2: Panel/Roundtable and Open Discussion
Following Day 1's basic principles, Sai will lead a discussion with instructors of Asian-Pacific languages about their peace-building teaching methods and their own identities as teachers and peace-builders. Followed by Q&A encouraging audience members to share their stories, techniques, and experiences.

Speakers
avatar for Sai Bhatawadekar

Sai Bhatawadekar

Associate Professor of Hindi-Urdu, University of Hawaii at Manoa


Friday June 16, 2017 8:30am - 9:30am
Koi Room

9:30am

Coffee Break
Friday June 16, 2017 9:30am - 10:00am
Wailana Room

10:00am

'Pidgin is one language': Changing Ideologies about Pidgin after its Recognition on the U.S. Census
This presentation analyzes media discourses that emerged in November, 2015, after a survey conducted by the U.S. Census made the decision to officially include Pidgin (Hawai'i Creole) as one of the languages of the State of Hawai'i.

Speakers
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Christina Higgins

University of Hawaii at Manoa


Friday June 16, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Sarimanok Room

10:00am

ACTing in the ESL Classroom: A Language-Based Approach to Mindfulness
Studying abroad and learning a new language is stressful, yet teachers are often unsure how to help students cope. Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), a form of mindfulness involving linguistic techniques, was applied to a journal activity in an ESL classroom. Results suggest a correlation between language learning and well-being.

Speakers
avatar for Nicole Schmidt

Nicole Schmidt

University of Arizona
avatar for Angel Steadman

Angel Steadman

Teacher Training Coordinator, University of Arizona


Friday June 16, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Asia Room

10:00am

Constructing a Left-Wing Zionist Identity: Political Messages on Meretz's Official Facebook Page
This paper analyzes postings on the official Facebook page of Meretz, a small Israeli political party. Meretz discursively creates a left-wing, yet Zionist, political identity through the use of slogans which reference Israeli cultural events, arguing for an idealized Israel which supports all its subjects and pursues peace with Palestine.

Speakers
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Kyle Jones

University of Arizona


Friday June 16, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Koi Room

10:00am

Negotiating Imagined Adult English Learner Identity in Globalization
Employing social semiotic multimodal analysis of images and narratives, the study explores how Korean undergraduates imagine the possible affordances of English learning and its connection to the construction of possible selves. Understanding their imagination for the future yields insights into the critical awareness of English in the broader intercultural context.

Speakers
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So-Yeon Ahn

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies


Friday June 16, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Kaniela Room

10:00am

Peacefully Acquiring an Outward Mindset with Ideal Classmates
Students from four universities described their Ideal Classmates for learning English together. We looped their comments back to each class, which helped form a peaceful learning atmosphere of mutual understanding. Findings indicate that when students know specifically what group members want, they tend to increase collaboration, agency, and belonging.

Speakers
avatar for Yoshifumi Fukada

Yoshifumi Fukada

Professor, Meisei University
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Tim Murphey

Japan, Kanda University of International Studies
Got my PhD from Neuchatel, Switzerland (1989) and have worked in Japan and Taiwan since, at 4 different universities and 6 graduate schools. Very interested in the ethics of testing and alternative pedagogies to offer students and teachers, along with play and song!


Friday June 16, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Pago Pago Room

10:45am

Disturbing the Peace: Home Language Surveys and the Construction of Home as a Site of Linguistic Danger
California's English Learner classification policies were designed to enhance students' civil rights and access to educational opportunity. I argue, however, that the use of the Home Language Survey to determine initial English fluency enables a dynamic of coloniality that renders students' homes as sites of linguistic suspicion.

Speakers
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Funie Hsu

San Jose State University


Friday June 16, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
Pago Pago Room

10:45am

Education Reform, Demographic Shifts, and Social Unrest: Promoting Peace in a Time of Uncertainty
The presenter will discuss rural teacher and Latinx student attitudes towards the Common Core and high stakes testing, explaining the challenge teachers face in promoting dialogue on diversity in a country continually facing education reform along with ongoing demographic shifts and social unrest.

Speakers
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Todd Ruecker

Univeristy of New Mexico


Friday June 16, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
Kaniela Room

10:45am

Incorporating Peace Education into EFL Education
The purpose of this paper is to suggest an effective approach toward incorporating peace education into English as a foreign language education. It is grounded on the compulsory courses of English for first and second year university students at The University of Shiga Prefecture during the 2015-2016 academic year.

Speakers
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Maki Taniguchi

University of Shiga Prefecture


Friday June 16, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
Asia Room

10:45am

Peaceable Discourse Needed for Critical Second Language Pedagogy: Exploratory Talk for Critical Dialogue
A review of the literature on exploratory talk by k-12 learners and developments of this among studies of adults in educational settings into critical dialogue. Knowing how first language users do critical dialogue is important for specialists in second language teaching who wish to foster critical pedagogy.

Speakers
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Graham Crookes

University of Hawaii at Manoa


Friday June 16, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
Sarimanok Room

10:45am

Reading the Workings of Corporate Media beyond Ads: Making Public Interest Media a Platform for Peace
The purpose of this presentation is to make a case for the extreme necessity of Critical Media Literacy (CML) inclusion in school and university curricula as an indispensable vehicle for creating truly informed citizens who have a critical understanding of the world and a commitment to peace.

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Perla Barbosa

New Mexico State University
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Debasmita Roychowdhury

New Mexico State University
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Myriam Torres

New Mexico State University


Friday June 16, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
Koi Room

10:45am

Relationship in Indigenous W̱SÁNEĆ and Quw'utsun' Language Resurgences in Western Canada
This doctoral thesis responds to 2015 Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action by exploring resilience in W̱SÁNEĆ and Quw'utsun' communities, on the territory known as British Columbia. An Indigenous storytelling methodology is used to investigate types of relationships made during language revitalization, contributing to peace in community.

Speakers
avatar for Alice Meyers

Alice Meyers

PhD Candidate, University of Toronto
I am a settler Canadian of Scottish and English heritage who is honoured to be working with First Nations communities engaged in language resurgences. I am interested in how language revitalization positively impacts Social Determinants of Health, contributing to vibrant communit... Read More →


Friday June 16, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
Pacific Room

11:30am

(Im)proper or Not: The Language Ideologies of Latina Mothers Regarding Spanish-English Codeswitching
This comparative multi-case study investigated the language ideologies and family language socialization practices of two Latina sisters/mothers. Qualitative data analysis of mother interviews demonstrated negative views of Spanish-English codeswitching and some forms of Spanish, reflecting societal linguistic hierarchies that minoritize certain bilingual speech communities and their speakers.

Speakers
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Heather Macias

University of California, Santa Barbara


Friday June 16, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
Kaniela Room

11:30am

Education and the Indigenous Tsotsil Language: Two Good Friends of Harmony and Peace
The findings of this ethnographic research study demonstrate that bilingual education and minority languages can be used as important tools to create harmonious and peaceful environments. NOTE: This session is available online only and can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFghYjl8Px8&feature=youtu.be

Speakers
avatar for Karla Del Carpio

Karla Del Carpio

University of Northern Colorado
Areas of interest: Bilingual education, minority languages, indigenous languages, second language teaching and learning,linguistic human rights, inclusive education


Friday June 16, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
TBA

11:30am

En Busca de un Mejor Futuro: Interpreting for Undocumented Unaccompanied Central American Minors in the New Orleans Area
This presentation will describe the current situation, emphasizing language access challenges regarding undocumented unaccompanied minors seeking legal status in the Greater New Orleans area. The presentation is based on the presenters' personal experiences working as pro bono interpreters and our research.

Speakers
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Silvia Gomez

University of New Orleans
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Lisbeth Philip

Academic Director, Translation and Interpreting Certificate Program, Loyola University New Orleans


Friday June 16, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
Pacific Room

11:30am

North Korean Defector Students' Identities in South Korea: Narrative Analysis of Media Interviews
A concern for peace includes bridging of barriers and bringing people together. Through two prominent Discourse Analysis frameworks(Bucholtz and Hall, 2005; De Fina, 2013), this paper examines the identities North Korean defector students revealed in media interviews and illustrates their difficulties. The study is relevant to 21st century characterized by migration and perpetual states of war.

Speakers
avatar for Hye Young Jung

Hye Young Jung

University of Hawaii at Manoa
Aloha!


Friday June 16, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
Asia Room

11:30am

Regaining a Sense of Peace Through Academic and Language Identity Transformation
The study focuses on the issues of identity transformation of linguistically diverse graduate students in the U.S. Particularly, it examined how the international students resolved internal conflicts and obtained a sense of inner peace through linguistic and academic experiences as part of sociocultural activity in a new languaculture.

Speakers
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Alexandra Dema

Bridgewater State University


Friday June 16, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
Pago Pago Room

11:30am

Teaching Critical Thinking for Peace in College Communications Courses to Multicultural Criminal Justice Students
In this study, 44 criminal justice students in college communications courses were trained in cross-cultural communications and critical thinking to enhance peace through objective assessment of situations. Results of critical thinking exercises indicated that students increased tolerance of each others' viewpoints and understanding of diverse solutions to situations.

Speakers
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Bettina Murray

John Jay College of Criminal Justice


Friday June 16, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
Koi Room

11:30am

Toward an Alternative View of Habitus: For a Peaceful Solution to Inequality in Language Learning
This study investigates how social status and practices affect English learners' access and motivation to study the language in a single-country setting, and how English and its education creates inequality in a globalized society. Drawing on Bourdieu's habitus and Foucault's discourse, the study also discusses a way to overcome inequality.

Speakers
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Chieko Mimura

Sugino Fashion College


Friday June 16, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
Sarimanok Room

12:00pm

Lunch
Lunch options:

Meat Option: honey barbeque grilled chicken/vegetarian chili/white rice with furikake/green salad

Vegetarian/Vega/Gluten-Free : Grilled vegetable/fool moudamis/white rice with furikake/green salad 

Friday June 16, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Wailana Room

1:00pm

Business Meeting
All conference attendees are welcome to attend the ISLS business meeting where we will share important annouoncements regarding Society affairs.

Friday June 16, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Wailana Room

1:45pm

Conducting Research Together: Building Pride in the Language of Peoples
We present an intervention aimed at developing more positive language self-efficacy beliefs of second language learners in schools and universities through participatory research. The study is based upon the positive lived experiences of students and family members related to second language learning, resulting in significant pragmatic and emotional benefits.

Speakers
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Dietger de Maeseneer

Univeristy of New Mexico


Friday June 16, 2017 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Kaniela Room

1:45pm

Developing Intercultural Competence in a Foreign Language Classroom
Language teachers acknowledge the importance of linguistic competence in for their students yet we often leave intercultural awareness to a secondary plane. Through the modification of writing activities in a FL course, students began to develop intercultural competence by comparing similarities and differences of Hispanic cultures and their own.

Speakers
avatar for Mery Diez Ortega

Mery Diez Ortega

University of Hawaii at Manoa


Friday June 16, 2017 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Pacific Room

1:45pm

Global Academic Excellence: The Glossing of the Language Worker
The authors examine the distractions--the gloss--that prevent us from seeing the dangers of neoliberalism in higher education. We shed light on some of the current ways in which ?internationalization? is exploited in allied fields (TESOL and Philosophy) to promote neoliberal branding under the pretext of ?global academic excellence?.

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Mary Jeannot

Gonzaga University


Friday June 16, 2017 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Asia Room

1:45pm

Guatemalan Peace Accord and Multilingual Education: Indigenous Teachers' Perspectives
This presentation describes results from a study that analyzed the perspectives of indigenous Guatemalan teachers regarding national, regional, and local efforts to promote bilingual intercultural education in indigenous communities since the inception of federally mandated bilingual education in the 1990's to meet the goals of the Peace Accords.

Speakers
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Madeline Milian

Professor, University of Northern Colorado
I am a professor at the University of Northern Colorado in the School of Teacher Education. I teach both undergraduate and graduate courses related to the education of culturally and linguistically diverse students. My areas of interest are bilingual education, comparative educat... Read More →


Friday June 16, 2017 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Koi Room

1:45pm

Investigating Language Politics Before and After the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election Across K-16 Educational Contexts
In light of the political climate after the 2016 presidential election in America, this paper explores the influences of politics and language politics on the language choices of multilingual students across K-16 contexts. Critical intersectionality of peace education and critical literacy provide the theoretical framework for this qualitative research study.

Speakers
avatar for Nicole King

Nicole King

The Ohio State Univeristy
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Jackie Ridley

The Ohio State Univeristy


Friday June 16, 2017 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Pago Pago Room

1:45pm

Language Culture Wars
This study examines the ideologies at play within language policy and how they are enacted in academic spaces. Through both ethnographic work and critical discourse analysis, this study examines language injustice in ESL and TESL to explore how we might bring peace through collaboration and through revision of these policies.

Speakers
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Ambar Perez

California State University, San Bernardino


Friday June 16, 2017 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Sarimanok Room

2:30pm

Discursive Constructions of North Korean Youth on a South Korean Television Show: Implications for Unification
This study examines a youth television program that aims to promote a better understanding of North Korean refugees in South Korea.  Critical discourse analysis of the show’s episodes indicates that despite giving voice to North Korean teens, a dichotomy is created, positioning North Koreans as inferior to their southern counterparts.  

Speakers
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Sunyoung Choi

Korea University
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Kathy Lee

Korea University
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Jiwon Min

Korea University


Friday June 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Pacific Room

2:30pm

Impact of the Local Language on Identity Development in International Students in English-Medium Instruction Programs
This study examines identity development of international students in English-medium instruction (EMI) programs in a non-English speaking country. It identifies critical points affecting the changes in students' motivation, relevant social affordances, and constraints, and reveals the need to consider critical ideological aspects related to the role of local language.

Speakers
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Keiko Kitade

Ritsumeikan University


Friday June 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Kaniela Room

2:30pm

International EFL Teacher Professional Development in the Interests of Decolonization and Peace
This session reports the findings of a study of Chinese rural school EFL teachers taking a professional development program at a Canadian university. It demonstrates how such a program can be designed as a concrete form of international cooperation that works in the interests of decolonization and peace.

Speakers
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Douglas Fleming

University of Ottawa


Friday June 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Asia Room

2:30pm

Search for Peace: An Overview of Various Factors, Which Hinder Spreading Peace Through a Language Classroom
On the basis of the literature view, it has been concluded that still, we are suffering from religious intolerance, discrimination or colonization of not only places but also the mind, which still hinders the peace process .The study put forward various ways to address these issue through a language classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Hafiz Muhammad Fazal e Haq

Hafiz Muhammad Fazal e Haq

Ph.D Candidate, Univeristy of New Mexico


Friday June 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Sarimanok Room

2:30pm

Writing Conflict to End Conflict: Reconciliation Work in Cristina García's Cuban Trilogy of Novels
The Pope and Obama are linked to new peaceful relations between the U.S. and Cuba. Artistic reconciliation works have, however, existed during many years. I examine how Cristina García's novels Dreaming in Cuban, The Agüero Sisters, and King of Cuba have written conflict to help end conflict.

Speakers
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Inger Pettersson

University of Gothenburg


Friday June 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Pago Pago Room

2:30pm

From Grad School to Tenure: Establishing Scholarly Opportunities in Language Studies
This symposium is an informal panel discussion geared for the graduate student and tenure-seeking faculty. In this panel, the presenters will discuss concerns in submitting manuscripts for peer review, what to do with reviewers’ comments, and common truths and myths about publishing. They will also discuss ways that graduate students can begin to build connections within the scholarly community in terms of publishing and service, advice for finding the position that’s the right fit, and how to balance each of the 3 areas of scholarship, teaching and service.

Speakers
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Angel Lin

University of Hong Kong
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Erin A. Mikulec

Illinois State University
avatar for Paul Chamness Miller

Paul Chamness Miller

Professor, Akita International University
Paul Chamness Miller (Ph.D.) is Professor of the Faculty of International Liberal Arts at Akita International University in Akita, Japan, where he teaches writing and a course on popular culture. His research focuses on instructional methods of teaching languages, critical pedago... Read More →
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Timothy Reagan

University of Maine, Orono
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John Watzke

Dean and Professor, University of Portland
John is Dean and Professor of the School of Education at the University of Portland and serves as CEO of the non-profit International Society for Language Studies. John’s work has focused on stage theory of teacher development, the spiritual dimension of teaching as a vocation... Read More →


Friday June 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:55pm
Koi Room

3:15pm

Examining Postsecondary Trajectories of Bilingual Students in New Latino Destinations
New Latino destinations are important language education contexts, which need to quickly adjust to serve linguistically diverse populations. This study focuses on linguistic capital as a form of cultural wealth to reframe deficit discourse for bilingual students navigating postsecondary education trajectories and highlights implications for educational practice and policy.

Speakers
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Felisha Herrera

San Diego State University
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Anthony Villarreal

San Diego State University


Friday June 16, 2017 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Asia Room

3:15pm

Linguistic Violence and the Identity of Latinx Bilingual Teacher Candidates
This paper examines the identity of Latin@ bilingual teacher candidates, and how linguistic violence, as theorized by Bourdieu (1991), needs to be critically considered in bilingual-teacher education programs. Presenters discuss the importance of understanding the voices of pre-service teachers, and utilized them as powerful teaching and learning tools.

Speakers
avatar for Armando Garza

Armando Garza

Assistant Professor, California State University-Fullerton
Armando Garza, Ph.D., is assistant professor in the Department of Elementary and Bilingual Education at California State University-Fullerton. In 2015, he received his Ph.D. in Culture, Literacy, and Language from the University of Texas-San Antonio. As an immigrant himself, Dr... Read More →
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Mirta Maldonado

California State University Stanislaus
Mirta Maldonado holds a Masters Degree in Linguistics and English Education from the University of Puerto Rico, and a Ph.D in Culture, Literacy and Language from the University of Texas in San Antonio. Mirta is currently working at the California State as an Assistant Professor... Read More →


Friday June 16, 2017 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Kaniela Room

3:15pm

Museum Discourse: Constructing a Language of Peace
My paper investigates the construction of linguistic peace operated by best-practice international museums, namely the way museums can foster peace through their 'inclusive' language. Such discursive patterns can favour positive peace and tolerant mind-sets in the public and in any other educational context.

Speakers
avatar for Federico Sabatini

Federico Sabatini

University of Turin, Italy


Friday June 16, 2017 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Pacific Room

3:15pm

Resisting Complacency: How One Instructor Worked Towards Peace by Troubling Prior Notions of Correctness
This paper uses Gee's concepts of cultural models and theories as the framework for a case study of 'Barry,' a white, middle-class, college writing instructor who allows his assumptions of correctness to be productively challenged: first by AAE-using students, then by engagement with scholarship on linguistic diversity and translingualism.

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Mosher

Stephanie Mosher

University of South Carolina
I am a Ph.d. candidate in English, Composition and Rhetoric, and recently finished my dissertation, "Translingual Conversations: Interrogating Default Whiteness in College Writing." I will defend when I return from ISLS 2017. I also earned a TESOL certificate from U of SC in 2016... Read More →



Friday June 16, 2017 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Sarimanok Room

3:15pm

Rwandan Twitter in 2014: The Roles of French and English in Rwandan Political Discourse on the Anniversary of Genocide
This paper studies the use of English and French by Rwandan governmental figures and critics on Twitter. Using both quantitative and qualitative methods, four Twitter profiles are analyzed for content published during 2014, the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide.

Speakers
avatar for Taylor Lewis

Taylor Lewis

University of Hawaii at Manoa


Friday June 16, 2017 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Pago Pago Room

4:00pm

English as a Tool to Reach Peace in an EFL Multicultural Context
This paper examines discourse construction, language identities, and language attitudes regarding culture and, which kind of culture, in an EFL multicultural context where more than 15 languages coexist. Findings suggest that these teachers see English as a tool to bring peace to this multicultural and multilingual setting.

Speakers
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Daniela Silva

University of Texas at San Antonio
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Mariana Zaragoza

University of Texas at San Antonio


Friday June 16, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Asia Room

4:00pm

Language Policy as a 'Wind': Ethnography of Language Ideologies in 'Ancient Way Academy' in China
This paper is based on an ethnographic inquiry into a group of middle-class parents' concerted effort to create a peaceful and secluded environment for their children to chant ancient Chinese classics by building an 'Ancient Way Academy' in Mountain Daxiong in Hangzhou, China.

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Hua Yu

Shanghai International Studies University


Friday June 16, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Pacific Room

4:00pm

Language, Power, and Peace: Teaching the Politics of Language in USAmerican Society
This presentation shares the development and delivery of the First-Year Seminar, Politics of Language in USAmerican Society. It illustrates how to make the fields of CDA and peace studies relevant to non-language studies majors. Likewise, it demonstrates how educators can incorporate these interdisciplinary approaches into our classroom pedagogies

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Autumn Reed

University of Maryland-Baltimore County


Friday June 16, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Kaniela Room

4:00pm

Teacher-Student Interaction in Technology-enhanced Elementary EFL classrooms in China
This study examined teacher-student interaction patterns and features within technology-enhanced elementary EFL classrooms in China. Findings indicated that the use of technology limited teacher talk and facilitated minimal students' spontaneity and authenticity in the target language output. In this sense, teacher-student interaction resembled that in traditional classrooms without technology support.

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Guofang Li

University of British Columbia


Friday June 16, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Koi Room

4:00pm

Validating Stories of Conflict and Becoming: Immigrant Adolescent Girls' Life Narratives in a Community Writing Workshop
This paper reports outcomes of a community-based workshop in Hawai'i for underserved immigrant adolescent girls about writing a scholarship statement of purpose. Findings suggest that the workshops provided the girls a space to share their stories and reflect on how they had overcome trauma in transitioning to a new life.

Speakers
avatar for Betsy Gilliland

Betsy Gilliland

Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa
avatar for Priscila Leal

Priscila Leal

University of Hawaii at Manoa


Friday June 16, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Pago Pago Room

4:00pm

Wonder Woman: Promoting Gender Equality through Social Reconstructionism, Critical Pedagogy, TESL, & Pop Culture
This paper explores the intersection between Critical Pedagogy, Social Reconstructionism, Teaching English as a Second Language, and pop culture. It seeks to provide a theoretical framework for designing and evaluating a curriculum based on Wonder Woman to promote Gender Equality among English Language Learners. Preliminary curriculum design will be presented.

Speakers
avatar for Elenita Irizarry Ramos

Elenita Irizarry Ramos

University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras
Elenita Irizarry Ramos is a proud alumna of the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus (UPRM). She is currently pursuing her doctoral studies in Curriculum and Teaching at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus (UPRRP). When not drowning in coursework or research... Read More →


Friday June 16, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Sarimanok Room
 
Saturday, June 17
 

8:00am

Registration
The Registration Desk will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. today. If you pre-ordered a copy of Readings in Language Studies, don't forget to ask for your copy!

Saturday June 17, 2017 8:00am - 12:00pm
Lanai

8:30am

Opening Session 3: Action Plan Workshop
Given the first two days of theory, practice, and retrospection, this workshop will help create concrete action plans for language teachers. The participants will work in small groups and help one another design new segments / projects or improve already planned projects for Fall 2017 on the lines of creativity and positive peace. This way participants will have concrete designs for immediate implementation at the end of the 3 day seminar. 

Speakers
avatar for Sai Bhatawadekar

Sai Bhatawadekar

Associate Professor of Hindi-Urdu, University of Hawaii at Manoa


Saturday June 17, 2017 8:30am - 9:30am
Koi Room

9:30am

Coffee Break
Saturday June 17, 2017 9:30am - 10:00am
Wailana Room

10:00am

Implementational Spaces for Language Practice and Education Policy: A Case Study of Linguistic Landscape in Puerto Rico
This paper examines how linguistic spaces become places as they influence, and are influenced, by language policies, linguistic practices, and social action. It also attempts to explain how the analysis of contextualized language display uncover issues about language ideologies and practices within a given socio-cultural space. 

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Mirta Maldonado

California State University Stanislaus
Mirta Maldonado holds a Masters Degree in Linguistics and English Education from the University of Puerto Rico, and a Ph.D in Culture, Literacy and Language from the University of Texas in San Antonio. Mirta is currently working at the California State as an Assistant Professor... Read More →


Saturday June 17, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Kaniela Room

10:00am

International Students' Situated Target Language (TL) Learning in Peace
The presenter investigated international students' non-virtual, person-to-person, TL-mediated socialization in naturalistic contexts, perceiving their opportunities for growth as TL-learners. The data were longitudinally collected with multiple research techniques, and the findings show students securing these opportunities by co-constructing their own affinity spaces through agentive interactions and in peaceful ways.

Speakers
avatar for Yoshifumi Fukada

Yoshifumi Fukada

Professor, Meisei University


Saturday June 17, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Pago Pago Room

10:00am

Suppressed Taiwan Southern Min Speaker Identity by Positioning through Codeswitching in Narrative
This study examines how a bilingual Taiwan Southern Min (TSM) and Chinese speaker highlights his suppressed TSM speaker identity through multi-level positioning by codeswitching in a metalinguistic narrative interview. It hopes to raise awareness of identity suppression via language policy for the goal of fighting for language and social justice.

Speakers
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Yu-Han Lin

University of Hawai'i at Manoa
I am a Ph.D. student in Second Language Studies at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. I am interested in researching how second language (L2) users fine-tune their language use in and through interaction and reflection.


Saturday June 17, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Sarimanok Room

10:00am

Transnational Cultural Capital of Return Migrant Students in English Language Teaching
American-Mexican youth return to a BA program in English Language Teaching at a Mexican university, bringing with them (un)recognized transnational cultural capital from the U.S. The result is a group of future English teachers with differing linguistic and cultural advantages and disadvantages in comparison with their non-migrant peers.

Speakers
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Nolvia Cortez

Universidad de Sonora


Saturday June 17, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Pacific Room

10:45am

Bilingual Teacher Candidates Speak of Peace, Language and Identity: Reflecting on Language Policies in CA
Analyzes experiences of teacher candidates in becoming bilingual/biliterate during the 18 years of California's ban on bilingual education. Examines discrimination of their bilingual identity during their schooling years, and how they are leveraging linguistic peace and equity after the passing of Proposition 58 - allowing non-English languages for instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Ana Hernandez

Ana Hernandez

Associate Professor, California State University San Marcos
CSUSM will host fliers and brochures regarding the bilingual accreditation and scholarship opportunities for the program. | Dr. Ana Hernández is Associate Professor of Multilingual and Multicultural Education and Coordinator of the Bilingual Authorization Program, Dual Languag... Read More →


Saturday June 17, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
Sarimanok Room

10:45am

L2 Learning and Study Abroad: Metalinguistic Reflections on Peace, Language Contact, and Cultural Understanding
The present study investigates metalinguistic reflections on peace, language contact, and cultural understanding in a four-week study abroad experience. A Language Contact Profile and open-ended questions revealed valuable insight on the impact of study abroad in terms of perceptions of culture, peace, and conflict.

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Aline Ferreira

University of California, Santa Barbara
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John Schwieter

Wilfrid Laurier University


Saturday June 17, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
Pacific Room

10:45am

North Korean Language Ideology and Policy: A Discourse Analysis of North Korea's Print Media
This presentation will discuss language planning and language policy, and language ideology in North Korea through a historical-textual analysis. The presenter will analyze how the North Korean language policy is portrayed in North Korean newspapers in the context of critical discourse analysis of the North Korean newspaper corpus.

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Jae Sun Lee

University of Hawaii at Manoa


Saturday June 17, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
Kaniela Room

10:45am

Parental Language Learning Beliefs and Practices in Children's Heritage Language Retention and Bilingual Development
Using interviews and surveys, this research investigated what language learning beliefs parents had concerning bilingual development and they influenced family language practices and management of their children's daily activities. The results indicated that the parents' beliefs influenced by language ideologies determined the language learning opportunities of their children.

Saturday June 17, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
Pago Pago Room

10:45am

Peace Studies for University English Language Learners
An overview of a university-level CLIL (Content-Language Integrated Learning) course in Peace Studies, based on the model of peace as a series of concentric circles: inner peace, interpersonal peace, and peace in the nation and the world. Specific topics, sample classroom activities, and teachers' resources will be presented.

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Charles Kowalski

Tokai University


Saturday June 17, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
Koi Room

11:30am

Englishization or Chinglishization? A Critical Look into Multilingual Landscape in A Tourist City in China
The presence of multilingual landscape in tourist sites seems to indicate global peace and positive language contact. This study, however, uses critical discourse analysis to examine multilingual landscape underneath the surface of global peace and to explore the intersections of public language policy, cultural loss, linguistic imperialism and commodification.

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Bingjie Zheng

UW-Madison
Bingjie Zheng is a doctoral student in the program of second language acquisition at UW-Madison. Her research interests include linguistic anthropology and classroom discourse analysis. She is interested in exploring students' communicative repertoires by using various linguistic... Read More →


Saturday June 17, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
Sarimanok Room

11:30am

Spirituality and Social Agency in the Identity of Mexican-American Returnees
This study analyzed the influence of spirituality in Mexican-American returnees pursuing a language teaching degree in Tlaxcala, Mexico. Returnee students reported that spirituality is more necessary in the United States, for which they used social-media to promote hope and peace to migrants in the north side of the border.

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David Martínez Prieto

University of Texas at San Antonio


Saturday June 17, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
Koi Room

11:30am

Students and Stories: Taking Literature to the (Second-Language) Community
This paper describes an ongoing project to create connections between the local Spanish-speaking community and linguistically proficient university students through Spanish-language reading groups and several other forms of service-learning projects. The establishment of commonalities through fictional stories has proven to be an effective mode of breaking down barriers.

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Douglas Jensen

Utah Valley University


Saturday June 17, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
Kaniela Room

11:30am

Towards the Construction of a Meaningful Framework for Teaching English as a FL in Argentinean Public High Schools
We analyze what students do with EFL outside and inside the classroom, specifically in regards to values around friendship, solidarity and peace, and what teachers need to take into account if they were to construct a framework to build culturally relevant pedagogical practices at school in Jujuy, NW of Argentina.

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Maria Evangélica Lizárraga

Universidad Nacional De Jujuy


Saturday June 17, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
Pago Pago Room

12:00pm

Lunch
About the lunch options:

Meat option
: Moroccan roasted chicken/parmesan spinach potato bails/yellow saffron rice/green salad

Vegetarian/Vega/Gluten-Free: Chana masala/yellow saffron rice/green salad 

Saturday June 17, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Wailana Room

1:00pm

BFLA Spanish-English Mexican American Bilinguals in Colorado, America
This paper presents the results of a qualitative study which looks at nine BFLA Spanish-English Mexican American bilinguals attending Swansea Elementary School in Globeville. It looks at the emergent issues related to identity that they face with regards to their 'BFLAness'.

NOTE: This session will take place via Skype. 

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Irdawati Nalls

University of Colorado


Saturday June 17, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Koi Room

1:00pm

Deconstructing Parameters on Identity Formation in a Second Language Learning Environment
To critically engage students with their conceptualizations of identity, this action research project explores student productivity in relation to a number of core identity markers. Student output was categorized and then returned back into the class to foster group agency via further deliberation and analysis of denoted viewpoints.

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Kirk Johnson

Chiba Institute of Technology


Saturday June 17, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Pago Pago Room

1:00pm

Peace Education in Foreign Language Learning: Confronting and Negotiating Aggressive Situations
When faced with racial animosity, foreign-language users need to be prepared to confront and deal with antagonistic situations and develop amicable and harmonious relations. I examine the specific context of Mexican learners of English as a Foreign Language who often face aggressive and hostile situations in target-language contexts and cultures.

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Gerrard Mugford

Universidad de Guadalajara


Saturday June 17, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Kaniela Room

1:45pm

(Mis-/Under-)Representations of Gender and Identity in Locally Produced Instructional Materials
By following the guiding principles of feminist post-structuralist discourse analysis to inform sense-making process, the current study aims at understanding how gender, sexuality, culture and cultural identities are represented in the ELT instructional materials developed and used 'locally' in an Intensive English Program at a major (EMI) university in Turkey.

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Ceren Kocaman

Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus


Saturday June 17, 2017 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Pago Pago Room

1:45pm

Exploring Impacts of K to 12 Implementation on Language Learners' Identities: The Case of Grade 11 Learners
The study investigated Grade 11 leaners'  classroom experiences during the first semester of K-12 implementation. Three hundred ninety seven learners responded to a survey. This paper discusses in detail findings on learners' identities, learners' problems encountered and factors contributing to peace or the lack of it in the classroom.

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avatar for Teresita Tajolosa

Teresita Tajolosa

Associate Professor, Palawan State University
I 've been in the service of Palawan State University for twenty two years now handling language courses in the undergradute department and linguistic courses (since 2005) in the graduate department. I earned my Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from De la Salle University in 2012... Read More →


Saturday June 17, 2017 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Sarimanok Room

1:45pm

Foreign Popular Media: Boon or Bane for Peaceful Educational Outcomes in Japanese University EFL Learning Contexts?
The presentation will detail a mixed-methods research study conducted with a group of Japanese university non-English major freshman. The focus of the study was to determine if and how "violent" Western media (i.e., movies and music) influences English learners' perceptions of Western culture and English native speakers.

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Brian Rubrecht

Professor, English Department, School of Commerce, Meiji University


Saturday June 17, 2017 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Koi Room

1:45pm

Peace not Included: A Reflection of a Service Learning Project with EFL Pre-Service Teachers
We aim to describe how an initiative to empower pre-service EFL teachers to become agents of change within their profession through a service learning project missed the mark of teaching them the importance of building relationships to foster a culture of peace and transformation within vulnerable communities.

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avatar for Liza Perez

Liza Perez

Professor, Universidad Católica del Norte
Liza Perez has fourteen years of experience teaching English to Spanish speakers of different ages and contexts. She holds a B.A. in Teaching English to Spanish Speakers, one M.A. in Elementary Education, and another in Educational Leadership. She is passionate about education a... Read More →
avatar for Lucia Ramos

Lucia Ramos

Professor, Universidad Católica del Norte
I am currently teaching Didcatics for High school students in the English Teaching Program at Universidad Católica del Norte (Antofagasta-Chile). I hold a Post-Graduate degree in Applied Linguistics and an MA in Education from Universidad de Tarapaca (Arica-Chile). My research... Read More →


Saturday June 17, 2017 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Kaniela Room

2:30pm

Equity and Agency for Linguistic Minority University Students through Academic Literacy Tutoring
This study examines how academic literacy tutoring can be an agent of peace that empowers Linguistic Minority (LM) university students to build their academic literacy. Implications include the need for four-year universities to promote a socially just academic context including adjusting services to meet LM students' academic needs.

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Ambar Perez

California State University, San Bernardino
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Caroline Vickers

California State University, San Bernardino


Saturday June 17, 2017 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Kaniela Room

2:30pm

High School Youth, Educators' Testimonio Curriculum Lab: Fashioning Peace Through Struggle/Resilience Narratives
White dominant curricular paradigms present epistemological violence in Southwest Border youth's schooling. Reflecting upon a real-time curriculum lab uniting high school students, and undergraduate/graduate students enrolled in a licensure program, we position Testimonio pedagogy of struggle/survival amid oppression as a vehicle toward peace/ reclamation in K-20 education.

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Mia Sosa-Provencio

Univeristy of New Mexico


Saturday June 17, 2017 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Pago Pago Room