Discussion on Post-Election Immigration @ A216 Wells Hall
Nov 17 @ 5:30 pm
Discussion on Post-Election Immigration @ A216 Wells Hall | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

The College of Arts & Letters will be holding an information session/discussion with Veronica Thronson, Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Immigration Law Clinic and David Thronson, Associate Dean for Experiential Education and Professor of Law, and co-founder of the Immigration Law Clinic at Michigan State University College of Law to discuss post-election immigration concerns.


The goals of the discussion are:

  • To support students, faculty and staff experiencing confusion and doubt as to their future immigration status and how that will impact their studies and their livelihoods;
  • To provide a brief introduction to available resources at MSU and in the Lansing area;
  • To distribute accurate, responsible information about the potential challenges that people in our community may face if they are not citizens of the United States;
  • To educate our colleagues working directly with students.


Teaching Languages Conf @ Palmer House Hilton Chicago
Mar 9 – Mar 11 all-day

csctfl Join us at the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages in Chicago!

The annual Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages includes approximately 300 workshops and sessions presented by world language teachers at all levels of instruction. It is governed by a Board of Directors which is elected by the membership of the CSCTFL Advisory Council as outlined in its by-laws.
NCOLCTL 2017 @ Schaumburg, IL
Apr 21 – Apr 23 all-day

The National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL) is pleased to announce its 20th annual conference to be held at Holiday Inn – Schaumburg Area 3405 Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008. (Direct and free shuttle from O’Hare Airport.) The conference aims to pursue a new pathway for advocating innovative approaches in research and practices, maximizing professional exchanges and collaboration among LCTL educators, and leveraging resources and strengths in the less commonly taught languages community. We cordially invite researchers, practitioners, program developers, and administrators in the LCTL community organizations to submit proposals and attend the conference. The 2017 NCOLCTL Conference is scheduled for April 21-23, 2017, with pre-conference workshops scheduled for April 20th, 2017.

CALICO Conf. 2017 @ Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff AZ
May 16 – May 20 all-day


Join us for the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium, which will be in Flagstaff, Arizona, at Northern Arizona University!

European Second Language Association Conference 2017 @ University of Reading, UK
Aug 30 – Sep 2 all-day

The Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism at the University of Reading is delighted to welcome you all to EuroSLA 27 from 30th August until 2nd September, 2017 in Reading, UK.


Second Language Research Forum 2017 @ Ohio State University
Oct 12 – Oct 15 all-day

The theme of SLRF 2017, “Growing Connections in Second Language Research,” focuses on these developing links. Consequently, we invite proposals for paper and poster presentations that in some way discuss connections: amongst methodologies, fields, and people.

Midwest Association of Language Testers @ Wright State University
Oct 28 all-day

Conference Theme: Language Assessment and its Sociopolitical Context

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Expo 2017 @ Music City Center, Nashville, TN
Nov 17 – Nov 19 all-day

The ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo is an international event bringing together more than 7,000 language educators from all languages, levels, and assignments. Our goal is to provide a comprehensive professional development experience that will have an impact on language educators at all levels of teaching and in turn help their students to succeed in their language learning process. Come participate in the world’s most comprehensive language education meeting of the minds featuring more than 800 educational sessions in a variety of formats that focus on innovative programs, emerging trends that impact the language profession, and research-informed practices. While the exhibit hall will showcase more than 250 companies exhibiting their latest products and services, it is a learning experience within itself where you will find exhibitor sponsored workshops, the ACTFL Collab Zone, the Social Media Lounge, a Career Café, and an ACTFL Confer-sation Corner.

Language Diversity Speaker Series – The Work of Writing Never Ends @ RCAH Theater, Snyder C20
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Language Diversity Speaker Series - The Work of Writing Never Ends @ RCAH Theater, Snyder C20 | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Speaker: Dr. Staci Perryman-Clark – Associate Professor, Department of English, Western Michigan University

Drawing from her research and experiences designing and building partnerships between WAC, faculty development, and diversity and inclusion programming, Perryman-Clark describes the ways in which such collaborations can forward the mission of the CCCC’s Students’ Right to Their Own Language Resolution, supporting enrollment and retention efforts while also enhancing diversity and inclusion initiatives at the institutional level.

HIVES Presentation/Reading with Petra Kuppers @ 300 Bessey Hall (The Writing Center)
Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
HIVES Presentation/Reading with Petra Kuppers @ 300 Bessey Hall (The Writing Center)

Please join us and invite your students:


Presentation/Reading with Petra Kuppers

Petra Kuppers is a disability culture activist, a community artist, and a Professor of English, Women’s Studies, Theatre and Dance, and Art and Design

Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019

Time:  4-5:30 pm

Location: 300 Bessey Hall (The Writing Center)



Presented by HIVES, The Writing Center, and Legacies of the Enlightenment