"Announcing the 2012 Conference of the North American Association for Celtic Language Teachers (NAACLT)
'Bringing the Celtic Languages to America's Hearland'
The conference will be held May 30-June 2, 2012 at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.
WHO is invited to present?
NAACLT includes but is not limited to academic professionals. People involved in Celtic language learning and teaching from every walk of life are invited to participate, including:
- Community-based language teachers
- Celtic language enthusiasts
- Celtic language policy makers
- Celtic-language musicians.
We are now accepting abstracts for twenty-minute talks in any of the following (or related) areas:
- Methods, techniques, and best practices in teaching Celtic languages
- Incorporating Celtic cultures into the classroom or learning experience
- Application of computer technology to Celtic language teaching or research
- Pedagogical materials: what works, what doesn't
- Topics in Celtic linguistics, sociolinguistics, and Second Language Acquisition
- Language policy and planning in the Celtic world
- Promotion or appreciation of Celtic languages and cultures
Please send abstracts of between 200-300 words to Kevin Scannell by April 15, 2012. Information about accommodations and conference registration is available on the NAACLT web site.
We offer a $100 scholarship for financial assistance to partially offset the cost of attending the conference. If you are interested in presenting a paper and would benefit from this modest scholarship, please indicate on your registration form that you would like to be considered for the scholarship."