Cultural Diversity & Language Education Conference

This conference focuses on theories, policies, and practices associated with cultural and language diversity in educational contexts. The conference provides a forum for examining a broad range of issues concerned with the potential and challenges of education that builds on diversity. The primary strands for exploring diversity in language education are: * Foreign/Heritage Language Education * Bilingual/Immersion Education * English Language Education * Language Education Planning and Policy * Literacy Education Conference highlights will include keynote speeches (Sonia Nieto, Glynda Hull, and more), colloquia and paper presentations, and hands-on workshops, plus a variety of planned social events (including a fabulous ticketed reception at the Waikiki Aquarium). Both the National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) and the Center for Second Language Research (CSLR) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa are pleased to be organizers and sponsors of this special event.