Proposal Submission

The Call for Proposals for the 4th International Colloquium on Languages, Cultures, Identity in School and Society, to be held in Soria, Spain, July 4-6, 2018, is now open. The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2018, at 5pm California time.

Proposals (25 minutes long) must be submitted using the online system that appears at the bottom of this page. The Organizing Committee will communicate their decision to the authors via email during the first days of February, 2018.

The Colloquium revolves around the following topics:

  • Individual, school, and societal bilingualism/multilingualism-related issues
  • Multi/Transculturalism-related issues in families, schools, and society
  • Impact of bi/multilingualism-related issues on individuals' and societies' language, culture, and identity
  • Impact of multi/transculturalism-related issues on individuals' and societies' language, culture, and identity
  • Language ideologies, policies, and practices
  • Promotion, maintenance, and development of minority and heritage languages
  • Implementation and outcomes of immersion, as well as transitional and two-way bilingual programs
  • Use of students' native languages in the classroom
  • Code switching, Code mixing, and Translanguaging
  • Creation and use of Pidgins and Creoles
  • Idioglossia
  • Sign languages (International. American, Nicaraguan,...)
  • Linguistic landscape
  • Impact of immigration on families and individuals
  • Language brokers
  • Generation 1.5
  • Third Culture Kids, Adult Third Culture Kids, Cross-Cultural Kids, and Global nomads.
  • Kaigai-shijo and Kikoku-shijo
  • Military brats, missionary kids, and borderlanders
  • Education of refugees, newcomers, and international orphans and adoptees
  • Ethnic and cultural identity issues
  • Ethnic and cultural differences between teachers and students
  • Other pertinent topics per the Organizing Committee


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