Interdisciplinary Humanities Group: Language and Education Study Group

Group leaders: Allen Webb (English), Kristina Wirtz (Spanish), Bob Dlouhy (Center for English Language and Culture for International Students), Selena Protacio (Special Education and Literacy Studies) and Vivan Steemers (World Languages and Literatures).

In 2018 the IDHG on Language and Education conducted several engaging and important panel discussions on topics including: “Teaching English Language Learners,” “Languages in Danger,” “The Role of Grammar in Second Language Acquisition,” “The Dilemma of African Languages in a Literary Medium,” “Global Engagement at Home; Why Service Learning Matters in a Language Education,” “Reading Discussion: Interrogating Linguistic “Superdiversity,” and “Data Discussion: “Learning to be Bilingual” Project”.