Current Events

2020 Intercultural Competence Conference

Start date: January 23, 2020 - End date: January 26, 2020

Location: Tucson, AZ, and Online


Seventh International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence. Internationalizing the Curriculum: The Role of Intercultural Competence on January 23-26, 2020, in Tucson, Arizona, and online. Invited Presentations: Adriana Diaz (University of Queensland – Australia) Marianne Larsen (Western University – Canada) Sharon Stein (University of British Columbia – Canada) This biennial event brings together researchers and […]

UA Language Fair

Date: March 25, 2020

Time: TBA

Location: University of Arizona Mall


CERCLL launched the UA Language Fair in 2019, an annual event designed to raise the visibility of the wide range of languages that students study at The University of Arizona, and open to all. Departments, programs, and clubs representing language and cultures taught at UA will again be able to apply for table space to […]

LaTeS: Literacy-based lesson planning, from Cherice Montgomery

Date: April 4, 2020

Time: 09:00-16:00

Location: University of Arizona Campus

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The Art of Integrated, Literacy-based Lesson Planning Cherice Montgomery, Assistant Professor of Spanish Pedagogy at Brigham Young University. Registration will open in February 2020. This workshop offers a step-by-step process for designing multidimensional, literacy-based lessons that skillfully transform textbook materials into artfully integrated masterpieces of language, content, and culture.  Workshop participants will learn to:  (1) […]

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Presented by Gillian Lord,  (University of Florida, Professor and Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies). Following the Modern Language Association’s (2007) recommendations, and in the face of declining enrollments nationwide, language programs are beginning to undertake some serious self-reflection with respect to our curricula and our pedagogical approaches. This process is all […]