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Dr. Bich-Ngoc Turner speaks on COTSEAL panel at AAS conference in Denver.

Submitted by Jennifer A. Miller on April 4, 2019 - 1:45pm

Vietnamese lecturer, Dr. Bich-Ngoc Turner participated in a panel discussion titled, "Trimming the Hegemony: Linguistic Imperialism and Ethnic Diversity in the Language Classroom" at this year's AAS conference in Denver, CO on March 24, 2019.  

Panelists discussed the roles and responsibilities of Southeast Asian language programs and teachers in designing curricula and materials that reflect linguistic diversity in Southeast Asia.  Dr. Turner, along with other discussants shared strategies on how to create inclusion and equity in and beyond the language classroom, and provide the best practices that meet the ever-diversifying needs of Southeast Asian Language student population, including heritage language learners.

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