Friday, April 1, 2022 Schedule and Program

Instructions for Attendees: Please refer to the program below for details about the specific presentations. If there are sessions that you are interested in attending, enter the room through their corresponding zoom link at the time of the presentations. Some presentations will be given virtually, or some will be in-person, but all will be hybrid, meaning that online presentations will be projected in the physical rooms at the Pyle Center, and in-person presentations at the Pyle Center will be broadcast into zoom as well. Participants can attend every session in the manner of their choosing.

Room 213 (Keynote, Plenary, In-Person Panel):

Room 232:

Room 235:

Online Panel:


Pyle Center, 2nd floor, 702 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706

12:20 pm – 12:50 pm (Room 213 Hallway) – Registration

12:50 pm – 1:05 pm (Room 213) – Opening Remarks

1:05 pm – 2:15 pm (Room 213) – Keynote: Dr. Manuela Wagner, University of Connecticut, Teaching for Intercultural Citizenship

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm (Second Floor – South) – Break

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm (Room 232) – Presenter: Vatcharit Chantajinda, University of Wisconsin-Madison, “Thai Kids Deserve Better”: Thai Netizens’ Criticism Over a Thai EFL Teacher’s Pronunciation

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm (Room 232) – Presenter: Jason Struck, University of Maryland – College Park, Individual Differences in Context: Immigrant Second Language Acquisition

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm (Room 235) – Presenter: Rebecca Sawyer, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Unintended Coloniality: The Dangers of Using the ACTFL Performance Descriptors for Heritage Spanish Instruction

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm (Room 232) – Presenter: Robin Turner, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Critical Reflections of Cultural Knowledges in French Bridging Courses

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm (Room 235) – Presenter: Yetunde S. Alabede, Michigan State University, Navigating Linguistic Environments – A Narrative of Contexts Where an Emerging Bilingual Child Thrives

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm (Room 232) – Presenter: Patricia Haberkorn, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Foreign Language Instructors‘ Understanding and Implementation of Intercultural Communicative Competence in Higher Education

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm (Room 235) – Presenter: Yuxiang Zhu, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Identifying Critical Cosmopolitanism in Teacher Education: Diversity and Social Justice in China

4:30 pm – 4:45 pm (Second Floor – South) – Break

4:45 pm – 6:15 pm (Room 213) – Panelists: Dr. Gary Lupyan, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Dr. Junko Mori, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Dr. Sandrine Pell, Madison Metropolitan School District, Conceptualizing Language and Culture in Globalization

6:15 pm – 8:00 pm (Alumni Lounge) – Dinner (Italian Buffet)