6th National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language (6th NSSHL 2019)

Date: 21-Feb-2019 – 23-Feb-2019
Location: McAllen, Texas, USA
Contact Person: José Esteban Hernández
Meeting Email: < click here to access email > 
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Spanish

Call Deadline: 01-Nov-2018

Meeting Description:

The National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language offers a common forum for scholars, students, and educators interested in sharing their knowledge and expertise in the field of learning and instruction of Spanish as a heritage language and related fields. During the Symposium, we will host workshops and sessions about different aspects of Spanish heritage language teaching and research presentations on Spanish as a heritage language. The 6th National Symposium provides the setting to learn, exchange ideas, and develop opportunities for collaboration.

The 6th National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language will be hosted by the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. The conference dates are February 21-23, 2019. This annual symposium welcomes researchers, instructors, as well as K-12 educators.

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Andrew Lynch, University of Miami
Dr. Damian Wilson, The University of New Mexico
Dr. Ana Celia Zentella, University of California San Diego

Call for Papers:

Abstracts for 20-minute presentations on any field of study relating to Spanish as a Heritage Language in terms of education/pedagogy and linguistics analysis will be accepted from June 1 to November 1, 2018. Abstracts can be written in Spanish or English, should be a maximum of 300 words (not including references or title) and anonymized to exclude any identifiable information. Authors may submit a total of two abstracts, one individual and one joint.

Abstracts may be submitted here:

Fields of study include, but are not limited to: General Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Language Acquisition, Pedagogy, Phonetics & Phonology, Pragmatics, and Sociolinguistics.

We encourage high school and college undergraduates to submit their poems, short stories, and essays for consideration to the 4th Spanglish Creative Writing Contest at The submission deadline is November 1, 2018.

Contact Information:

José Esteban Hernández, Ryan M. Bessett, and Katie Christoffersen

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