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Call for

Deadline: May 15th, 2008

Proposals for 30-minute papers or 90-minute panels on any issue relating to CLAC are welcome, although the following topics are of particular interest:
  • Institutional, professional, and practical obstacles to CLAC
  • CLAC: in competition or collaboration with foreign language departments?
  • Innovative interdepartmental or interinstitutional links
  • CLAC models for less commonly taught languages or heritage languages
  • Preparing graduate students and faculty to implement CLAC
  • The role of Title VI Centers and other funding agencies
  • CLAC evaluation and assessment
  • Sample teaching materials: syllabi, classroom activities, lesson plans
  • The use of technology in CLAC
  • The implications of national foreign language standards on CLAC
  • Languages for special purposes / professional use / service learning

To submit a proposal, please email a submission form (MS Word | PDF) and a one-page abstract (max. 350 words) to

Selected papers will be published on the CLAC conference website. Submission of a proposal constitutes agreement to online publication. This in no way limits the authorís rights to publish the paper elsewhere.