Lectures and Workshops


Language Matters! Language Learning for the 21st Century: Interpersonal Communication Through Digital Communities with Juan Pinto

October 16, 2018 | Video


Language Matters! : Inclusive Pedagogy and the Language Learning Classroom with Sarah Le Pichon

September 11, 2018 | Video Part 1 and Part 2
Sarah Le Pichon's Presentation Slides 


Then & Now : FL Methodology Revisited with Dr. Carl Blyth, Dr. Thomas J. Garza, Dr. Orlando Kelm, Anousha Shahsavari.

July 27, 2018 | Presentation videos list |

Orlando Kelm's Language Instruction Padlet

Anousha Shahsavari's Presentation Slides

Carl Blyth's Presentation Slides

Thomas Garza's Presentation Slides


Heritage Spanish workshop: "From Conception to Implementation: Creating and Sustaining a Heritage Spanish Language Program" with Gabriela Zapata, Sarah Sweeney, Jocelly Meiners, José Esteban Hernández, Yanina Hernández, and Flavia Belpoliti

June 7 & 8, 2018 | Presentation slides, handouts and videos


Language Matters! : "On the Practice of Teaching Literary Translation" with Dr. Mohammad Ghanoonparvar

April 12, 2018 | Video Part 1 and Part 2


Language Matters! : Bridging the Print/Digital Divide with Social Reading with Dr. Carl Blyth

March 8, 2018 | Video Part 1 and Part 2


Language Matters! : Translating Punctuation as a Metaphor for Literary Translation with Marian Schwartz

February 15, 2018 | Video Part 1 and Part 2


Language Matters! Designing Backward, Moving Forward: Reverse Design and Foreign Language Curricula with Dr. Thomas J. Garza

November 15, 2017 | Video Part 1 and Part 2

All the World's A Stage: Languages Through Drama 

November 4, 2017

Alex Fulk's Presentation Part 1 and Part 2

Alex Fulk's Presentation Slides

Devon Donohue Bergeler's Presentation Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3

Devon Donohue Bergeler Presentation Slides

Marina Alexandrova's Presentation Part 1 and Part 2

Marina Alexandrova's Presentation Slides

Antonella Olson's Presentation

Antonella Olson Presentation Slides


Globally Speaking: Preparing Students for Using Languages in the Global Workplace 

April 24, 2017 | Powerpoint 1 | Powerpoint 2 | Powerpoint 3 | Video 1 | Video 2 | Video 3 | Video 4 | Video 5 | Video 6 | Video 7 | Video 8 | Video 9 


Using Short Listening Dialogues in a Communicative Classroom

March 21, 2017 | Video


Is the Drama Worth It: Experiences With Drama-Based Pedagogy

November 14, 2016 | Video


From the Alphabet to Chekhov in One Year: Working With Literary Texts in Intensive Russian | 

October 24, 2016 | Marina Potoplyak and Katya Cotey Video | Slides


Developing and Assessing Intercultural Communication Skills: Where Language and Culture Meet

July 29, 2016 | Slides (zip file)


Language Matters! ePortfolio Your Language with David Simmons, instructor of American Sign Language in the Department of Linguistics

February 17, 2016 | David Simmons Video

FL@DH: Foreign Languages in the Digital Humanities

February 6, 2016 | Session Videos

  • Classical Intertextuality and Computation | Pramit Chaudhuri, Dartmouth College

  • Danteworlds: DHing the Scholar-Teacher in the Piazza | Guy Raffa, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Enacting Public Digital History: Stitching History from the Holocaust | Matthew Russell, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Collaborative Story-Telling: “Berliner sehen” and Deep Learner Engagement | Ellen W. Crocker and Kurt E. Fendt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Digital Social Reading: Textual Interpretation as Collaborative Activity | Carl Blyth, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Making Do With arabiCorpus: Getting Past English Corpus Envy and Making the Most of What We Have | Dilworth Parkinson, Brigham Young University

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