Plurilingual and Pluricultural Education in the Global Era: New Challenges and Opportunities is the topic of an online talk and mini-workshop to be given by Dr. Barbara Spinelli (Columbia University) on March 23, 2020.
The two-part event illustrates how, in a globalized learning environment characterized by intensification of communication and worldwide social relations, the increasingly multilingual composition of language classes calls for curricula innovation and the revision of educational goals.
Talk followed by a Q&A: 6:15-7:30pm RSVP HERE
Mini-workshop: 7:45-8:45pm (limited seating with dinner provided – please write to Teresa Fiore email@example.com to reserve a spot)
Where:Online! A webinar link will be available here
Sponsored and organized by the Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies, in collaboration with the Italian Program (Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures), the Dept. of Linguistics, the Dept. of Political Science and Law, Office for Faculty Advancement, the Office of Hispanic Serving Initiatives, the MSUNER (Network for Educational Renewal), and The Agenda for Education in a Democracy at MSU, as well as IACE (Italian American Committee on Education) linked to the General Consulate of Italy in NYC.