January 17, 2011

Call for Papers: Language Symposium: "Foreign Languages as a Global Skill"

The Council on Language Instruction and The MultiMedia Learning Center at Northwestern University, together with the Sandi Port Errant Language and Culture Learning Center at the University of Illinois-Chicago and the Center for the Study of Languages at the University of Chicago

invite you to participate in the

LANGUAGE SYMPOSIUM 2011: "Foreign Languages as a Global Skill"
April 15-16, 2011
Northwestern University

Topics may include:

- Integrating global skills into language curricula
- Models of teaching languages across the disciplines
- Fostering the development of intercultural competence
- Cultural exchanges with universities abroad
- Making study abroad meaningful
- Service learning (i.e. language and community)
- Language study for careers and professions
- Language for special purposes (i.e. medicine, engineering, research, business, diplomacy, music, etc...)
- Assessing global language skills

Language instructors at all levels are invited to submit proposals; all languages are welcome.

Proposal submission deadline: Monday, February 13, 2011.
Early registration deadline: Friday, April 1, 2011.

Download the full call for proposals at http://www.cli.northwestern.edu/activities/symposia/2011.html

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