CALL FOR PAPERS

 10th Anniversary

 Conference on

Teaching Spanish to Native Speakers

July 16, 17, 18, 2004

Hilton de Las Cruces

Las Cruces, NM


Deadline February 13, 2004

 

Conference Co-Chairs Cecilia Rodríguez Pino and Patricia MacGregor-Mendoza seek submissions for the 10th Anniversary Conference on Teaching Spanish to Native Speakers.    Submissions are being requested for 30-minute paper sessions (20 minutes presentation 10 minutes discussion) and 2-hour workshop sessions (1.5 hours presentation, .5 hour discussion) and half-day workshops (3.5 hour presentation, .5 hour discussion).  Topics may be drawn from any discipline, but should be broadly related to advancing knowledge of this growing field by identifying the unique social or linguistic characteristics of Native Spanish Speakers (e.g. issues in identity, social history, dialect, proficiency, etc.), developing pedagogical theory and/or implementing pedagogical techniques that address the specific needs of Spanish speakers.

Paper submissions:  submit one copy of a one-page abstract that includes the title, an outline of the focus of the paper and the audience for which your presentation is intended (elementary, secondary, post-secondary, adult education, community, etc.).  At the end of your abstract please include the name, affiliation, address, phone and e-mail of all presenters.  Please also indicate what audio-visual support you require for the presentation

Workshop submissions:  submit a one to two-page abstract which includes the following information: the title and the length of the presentation (2 hours or half-day), the audience for which your workshop is intended (elementary, secondary, post-secondary, adult education, community) a detailed description of the themes of the workshop and answers to the following questions:  What are the overall goals of the workshop?  What types of materials will be presented to the participants?  In what activities will the participants engage as part of this workshop and in what manner (individual, pairs, groups)?  What skills, abilities and materials will participants take away with them as a result of this workshop?  At the end of your abstract please include the name, affiliation, address, phone and e-mail of all presenters.  Please also indicate what audio-visual support you require for the presentation.

Interested in chairing a session?  The responsibilities of a session chair are giving brief introductions of the speakers for each session and providing speakers guidance on the amount of time left in the session.  If you would like to be a session chair, please send an e-mail to Cecilia R. Pino (cecipino@nmsu.edu) or Patricia MacGregor-Mendoza (pmacgreg@nmsu.edu).

 

Mail, fax or e-mail the information requested in the submission guidelines to either of the Conference Co-Chairs, below by the deadline of February 13, 2004.


 Cecilia R. Pino or

Patricia MacGregor Mendoza
10th Anniversary Conference on

Teaching Spanish for Native Speakers
Department of Languages and
Linguistics
New Mexico State University
,     
 
Box 30001, Dept. 3L, Las Cruces, NM  88003   USA      
 Fax:     (505) 646-7876

Registration Fee

On or Before April 30, 2004

After April 30, 2004

Students

$35

$50

Others

$60

$75

Keynote Luncheon  (All)

$15

$15

Send check or money order, or P.O.  to: 
SNS Conference,
Department of Languages and Linguistics,
New Mexico State University,
Box 30001, Dept. 3L,
Las Cruces, NM  88003  

For more information regarding the Annual Conference on Teaching Spanish to Native Speakers, visit our website at:

http://web.nmsu.edu/~pmacgreg/SNSWebpage/SNS6/SNS6mainpage.html