Posted on: November 8, 2013

Registration opens for CLLC

Registration opens for CLLC

The School of Education at Virginia International University will be hosting its inaugural Conference on Language, Learning, and Culture (CLLC) on April 11-12, 2014, with the goal of sharing best practices and emerging trends in these closely intertwined areas.

This year’s theme, Innovations at the Intersection of Language, Learning, and Culture, intends to frame educational experiences as ideally meeting the needs of diverse students, their communities, and the various stakeholders who can benefit from high-quality, socially responsive language programs.

Plenary speakers include:

  • Dr. Terrence G. Wiley, President and CEO of the Center for Applied Linguistics, on the multilingual heritage and contemporary linguistic diversity in the US
  • Dr. Shelley Wong, Professor at George Mason University and past TESOL President, on student advocacy and empowerment
  • Dr. Ken Petersen, Technical Director of Online Learning & Assessment for American Councils for International Education, on innovations in technology for the modern classroom

 To register for the conference, visit the following web address:

Important Dates

  • Deadline for abstract submission: December 23, 2013
  • Notification of acceptance: January 24, 2014
  • Submission of papers (for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings): May 23, 2014
  • Early registration: From November 1, 2013 to February 28, 2014

           ($10 for students, $30 for non-students)

  • Regular registration: Begins March 1, 2014

           ($20 for students, $50 for non-students)
*On-site registration is possible on the day of the event.

We look forward to seeing you at the Conference!

For more information on the VIU School of Education, please visit Questions can be directed to Kevin J. Martin, Director of the School of Education, at