2021 Conference in Four Days!

The 2021 South Asia Language Teachers Association’s annual conference is only a few days away! This year’s virtual format brings together scores of teachers and scholars from across the globe with skills an interests in over eighteen South Asian languages. From Assamese to Urdu, we are pleased to bring together this dynamic group of languageContinue reading “2021 Conference in Four Days!”

NSLI-Y Job Opportunity

via Rebecca Manring and Sara Hansen, edited The Virtual NSLI-Y program, a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, that introduces U.S. high school students to languages critical to U.S. national security, is a 10-week,  beginner-level foreign language and culture experience, in line with the ACTFL World Readiness Standards, that willContinue reading “NSLI-Y Job Opportunity”


via Divya Chaudhry, Research Director New this week!! The Second Language Acquisition (SLA) Reading Group led by Dr. Rajiv Ranjan. It will meet every alternate Friday. Its first meeting is this Friday, 5-28. A tentative schedule of readings is provided in the table below. Please reach out to Rajiv ji with suggestions for additional/alternate readings.  IfContinue reading “SALTA ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK (24-May)”

Research and Urdu Script Groups

via Divya Chaudhry, SALTA Research Coordinator In an attempt to support each other and create more opportunities for collaboration, the research group will be hosting the following in the month of May.  weekly co-writing/working sessions on Tuesdays (11am-1 pm CST) and Saturdays (5 pm-7 pm CST). Here‘s the meeting link for both sessions for theContinue reading “Research and Urdu Script Groups”

ACTFL Teacher Certification Pathway

via Gautami Shah (UTexas); Paul Sandrock (ACTFL) ACTFL is offering a program to start teachers on the pathway to certification.  Our STARTALK Multistate Pathways to Teaching program is completely virtual and free, which allows for participants to manage their time through the asynchronous and synchronous sessions. This is fully available to people in any stateContinue reading “ACTFL Teacher Certification Pathway”

SALTA Conference 2021 Call For Papers

UWisconsin-Madison SALTA Conference; June, 25-27, 2021 (Fri-Sun) Call For Proposals (Panels and Individual Presentations)Proposal Submission Deadline: Monday, May 10, 2021 The South Asian Language Teachers Association (SALTA) is pleased to announce a three-day conference to be held online in partnership with the University of Wisconsin at Madison on June 25-27, Friday-Sunday, 2021. Sessions will beContinue reading “SALTA Conference 2021 Call For Papers”