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Immersion 2012: Bridging Contexts for a Multilingual World

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Thursday, October 18, 2012

~Meredith McQuaid
Associate Vice President and Dean of International Programs, University of Minnesota

Plenary: A Vygotskian Sociocultural Perspective on Immersion Education
~Merrill Swain
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Friday, October 19, 2012

Plenary: No Program Is an Island: Policy Contexts for Immersion Education
~Donna Christian
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Symposium: State of the States
~Tara Fortune, Donna Christian, Peggy Feehan, Lynn Fulton-Archer, Rosa Molina, Gregg Roberts, David Rogers, Kau'i Sang

Symposium: Debating the Role of L1/Majority Language
~Diane Tedick, Susan Ballinger, Katarina Edmonds, Stella Kong, Deb Palmer, Tauwehe Tamati, Miles Turnbull

Plenary: How Fluent Should One Really Be: Controlling Against the ‘Contamination’ of the Language
~Tīmoti Kāretu
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Saturday, October 20, 2012

Plenary: Linguistic and Cultural Pluralism as a Guide for Daily Decision-Making
~Ester de Jong
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Symposium: Emerging Trends in TWI Research
~Ester de Jong, Erika Feinauer, Ana Hernandez, Sharon Merritt, P. Zitlali Morales, Rebecca Starr (virtual)

Symposium: Bridging Languages in Immersion Education
~Jasone Cenoz, Fred Genesee, Durk Gorter, and Elana Shohamy

Plenary:  Integrated Learning Across the Immersion Curriculum
~Roy Lyster
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