2017 AATSP Ontario Chapter Conference

deadline for submissions: 
October 10, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
AATSP Ontario Chapter
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The Ontario Chapter of the AATSP (AATSP-ON) invites you to participate in its annual conference, hosted this year by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures of the University of Ottawa, on Nov 3-4, 2017.

Deadline for submissions is Oct 10, 2017.

Presentations (20 minutes; 7/8 pages, Times 12, double-spaced) and workshops (30 minutes) will focus on the topics outlined below.

Stream 1 – Research and Criticism: Interdisciplinary discussions focused on cultural production and socio-political, economic, environmental, and geographic themes:

  • § Literature: Colonial to the present
  • § Literature and translation
  • § Literature and film
  • § Literature and communications media
  • § Architecture, visual arts, dance, music, photography, and popular culture
  • § Civil society, gender, migration, diaspora, multiculturalism, and violence

 

Stream 2 – Linguistics and Teaching ELE/PLE: Projects or research summaries related to

  • § Linguistics and language policy
  • § Language acquisition and learning
  • § Bilingualism, multilingualism, and heritage languages
  • § Pragmatics and sociolinguistics
  • § Varieties of Spanish
  • § Teaching LE to children and adults
  • § Curriculum design and planning
  • § Pedagogy and methodology
  • § New technologies in teaching LE and
  • impacts of on-line teaching
  • § New evaluation and certification models

Stream 3 – Teaching Workshops

  • § Interactive learning and other approaches to teaching
  • § Different ways of teaching culture
  • § Teaching literature in a globalized world
  • § Fostering the study of literary and critical texts in the LE classroom
  • § Social networks and mass media (film, radio, television, etc.) in the LE classroom
  • § On-line teaching

PUBLICATION: A selection of the presentations will be published in Ottawa Hispanic Studies in 2018.