University of Hawaii National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC)

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Sponsors

University of Hawaii National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC)

Michigan State University Center for Language Education and Research (CLEAR)

Co-Sponsor

Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)

The University of Hawaii National Foreign Language Resource Center engages in research and materials development projects and conducts workshops and conferences for language professionals among its many activities.

FILIPINO AS A GLOBAL LANGUAGE: FUTURE DIRECTIONS & PROSPECTS

This conference, to be held on March 17-19, 2008 at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, is a venue for bringing together scholars, writers, language teachers, researchers and other practitioners from around the world to discuss issues pertaining to the role of Filipino as a global language. Participants can be teachers, researchers, program administrators/coordinators and other practitioners who are directly involved in the promotion and nurturing of the Filipino language, literature and culture. This first conference is geared towards establishing a tradition of scholarly meetings of this kind among practitioners in the field of Filipino language, literature and culture studies. (The NFLRC serves as co-sponsor for this event).

2008 SECOND LANGUAGE RESEARCH FORUM

Just in! With the theme, Exploring SLA: Perspectives, Positions, and Practices, the Second Language Research Forum (SLRF) returns to the University of Hawaii at Manoa for the third time on October 17-19. 2008 (with the NFLRC serving as co-sponsor). Check out our website as more information becomes available.

NEW NFLRC PUBLICATIONS

Selected papers from Pragmatics in the CJK Classroom: The State of the Art

This online collection (http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/CJKProceedingso presents 10 selected papers from the forum on Pragmatics in the CJK Classroom: The State of the Art held from June 5 to June 7, 2006 at the University of Hawaii-Manoa in Honolulu, Hawaii. The papers are representative of the many outstanding contributions to the field of L2 pragmatics that were presented at the gathering. …