Mini-symposium: Supporting language development in diverse contexts
This mini-symposium will explore the issue of cultural competence in linguistic learning and teaching, from various perspectives and in diverse contexts. Lunch will be provided. Please register (below) so that we may ensure sufficient catering.
When: Thursday, November 2, 12:00-2:30
Where: Room 832, Elizabeth Wirth Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St. W.
Full program with abstracts here.
12:00-1:00pm Keynote by Karla N. Washington (University of Toronto): “Linguistically-informed clinical practices in the Jamaican context: A case for creative and culturally-responsive practices in speech-language pathology”
1:00-2:00pm Short talks
- Laurence Gagnon (UQAM): “Collaborative approaches in Sign Language Linguistics”
- Carlos Perez Valle (McGill) “Exploring practices and perspectives: A method for investigating the use and knowledge of multicultural children’s literature among SLPs in Canada”
- Andrea Sander-Montant (Concordia): “Two languages, two cultures: Differential impact of mothers’ and fathers’ individual language use on bilingual and bicultural exposure of infants”
- Celiane Trudel: “Supporting best practices for learning and language development in Indigenous communities through the use of Land-Based Education”
2:00-2:30pm Q&A and discussion