Heritage Speakers and Learners of Russian: Webinar Series

  • 17 Feb 2017
  • 02 Mar 2017
  • 3 sessions
  • 17 Feb 2017, 5:00 PM 6:30 PM (PDT)
  • 28 Feb 2017, 4:00 PM 5:30 PM (PDT)
  • 02 Mar 2017, 4:00 PM 5:30 PM (PDT)
  • online


  • discounted price of $40 for non-members of ACTR

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The 3-part webinar series on heritage speakers and learners of Russian led by distinguished scholars and by language instructors experienced in teaching heritage students (or instead of "distinguished and experienced", just simply state the names?). Each part will focus on some aspect of heritage language linguistics and pedagogy. The second and third webinars will be building on the information covered in the previous sessions. You can register for only for one webinar, but we strongly recommend registering for all three parts of the series.  


February 17, Friday, 5-6:30pm EST
Heritage Speakers of Russian: a Linguistic Portrait
by Maria Polinsky (University of Maryland)

February 28, Tuesday, 4-5:30pm EST
Heritage Language Curricular Development for Russian Heritage Speakers: Foundations and Rationale 
by Olga Kagan (UCLA)

March 2, Thursday, 4-5:30pm EST
Approaches to Working with Heritage Learners: Learning Outcomes and Ways to Achieve Them  (conducted in Russian)

by Irina Dubinina (Brandeis University) and Alla Smyslova (Columbia University)    

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