Seminar: Multilingual and Intercultural Education – Theory and practice from Latin America and Norway
This seminar aims to strengthen connections among Norwegian and Latin American scholars of multilingual and intercultural education, and is supported by the Norwegian Latin America Research Network.
How to provide quality education in linguistically and culturally diverse classrooms is not a simple task, and remains a concern for educators and scholars around the world. In Norway there is growing interest in multilingual and intercultural education among both scholars and practitioners, while in Latin America these areas have long been prominent in educational research and practice. This seminar aims to strengthen connections among Norwegian and Latin American scholars of multilingual and intercultural education who are working to respond to these concerns.
The seminar participants will address the following questions from different perspectives:
- What is the historical trajectory of multilingual and/ or intercultural education in your context?
- What approaches, challenges, and successes characterize the provision of multilingual and/ or intercultural education in your context?
- How can our work as scholars contribute most effectively to enhancing the quality of education in our changing societies?
The seminar is organized by the Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan, with support from the Norwegian Latin America Research Network.
Join us! The seminar is free and open to the public; advance registration is encouraged due to limited space: The registration form can be found here.
Presentations will be held in English and Spanish, with interpretation to English. Small discussion groups will be held in English, Spanish or French, depending on participants' preference.
A program for the seminar will be available soon.
Lynn Mario Menezes de Souza (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil) (external link)
Mirna Bolus (Université des Antilles, Guadalupe)
Victor Vásquez Castillejos 'Cata' (Centro para las Artes San Agustín, Oaxaca, México)
Virginia Zavala Cisneros (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú) (external link)
María Soledad Pérez López (Universidad Pedagógica Nacional & Instituto Nacional de Lenguas Indígenas, México)
Mario López Gopar, Vilma Huerta Cordova and Edwin N. León Jiménez (Autonomous Benito Juárez University of Oaxaca, México)
Åse Mette Johansen (University of Tromsø, Norway) (external link)
Anne Golden (University of Oslo, MultiLing Center)
Ingri Dommersnes Jølbo (Oslo Metropolitan University) (external link)
Guro Nore Fløgstad (University of Southeast Norway) (external link)
Verónica Pájaro (Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences) (external link)
Guri Bordal Steien (Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences) (external link)
Joke Dewilde (University of Oslo, Department of Teacher Education and School Research)
Ingebjørg Tonne (University of Oslo, MultiLing Center)