Current Events


We have a few free registrations available for this event organized by the National Center for Interpretation and Worlds of Words, and cosponsored by CERCLL. If you are a UArizona student and would like to attend, email us at This webinar provides participants with an introduction into how the translation of children’s books works […]

Global Literacy Communities Virtual Conference

Date: October 15, 2022
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Online
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A virtual conference for K-8 educators on the use of global literature in classrooms will be held on October 15, 2022, 9:00 a.m.-12:00  AZ (12-3 ET). To see what time it starts outside Arizona, click here. The presenters are classroom teachers who are members of study groups that have been exploring different ways of engaging with […]


A webinar presented by Kate Paesani from the University of Minnesota. November 2nd, 2022, at 4 pm Arizona time. Registration will open on October 3. This webinar will challenge the common misconception that multiliteracies pedagogy and the instruction of language forms are incompatible. To do so, we will consider grammar and vocabulary as textual resources […]

Webinar: Poetry and Creative Texts in Any Language Classroom 

Date: December 10, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Online
Amanda Shufflebarger

A webinar presented by Amanda Shufflebarger, Indiana University East. December 10th, 2022, at 10 am Arizona time. Registration will open on October 10.   In an educational era characterized by censorship debates and standards-aligned instruction, classroom texts can be regarded as a liability at worst and a means to achieving a curricular end, at best, rather than as a humanizing invitation to engage with, enjoy, and even play with language. In addition, some […]

L2ML Symposium

Start date: April 21, 2023 - End date: April 22, 2023
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online

The Second Language Multimodal Literacies symposium (L2ML) will bring together educators, practitioners, and researchers, who share common interests in exploring the role of multimodality in contexts of second or multiple language and culture learning. This two-day virtual event will include a series of digital presentations and discussions, including three invited talks by experts in the fields of multimodal language and literacy education. The symposium will culminate in a panel discussion, where participants will consider future directions for multimodal scholarship and pedagogical practice in second language and multilingualism studies. Proposals due January 6, 2023.