DLLC Spring Symposium 2022

DLLC Symposium 2022 - Schedule

Wednesday, March 30th- Location LS Dougherty Room 200

5:30-7:00pm / DLLC Alumni Conversations with Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand (DLLC faculty) and DLLC alumni Walker Ballard, Emily Merb Brown, Brian Clee, Lauren Greenwood, Liz Kunkel, and Shannon Wells. This panel will take place in a hybrid format. 

Thursday, March 31st - Location: Beacon Heights Room, Plemmons Student Union (PSU 417)

1:50pm / Opening Remarks

2:00-3:15pm / Diversity and Inclusivity in the University Classroom

  • Hadasa Rivera Marin (DLLC student): "A look into a Latina's first-gen college experience"
  • Montana Murphy (DLLC Grad. Asst.): “Making the 21st Century Spanish Classroom more Inclusive”
  • Elizabeth Deifell (DLLC faculty): “A critical ethnographic analysis of digital writing of a university heritage Spanish learner”

3:30- 4:15pm / Poetry in Translation

  • Dr. Andrés Fisher and Dr. Benito del Pliego (DLLC faculty): “A Presentation of Castilian Blues by Antonio Gamoneda, translated by Andrés Fisher and Benito del Pliego”

4:30-5:30pm / Creative Strategies in Language Pedagogy

  • Marta Rosa Calvo and Anneliese Thomae Elias (DLLC faculty): “The Creation of a Cultural Magazine as a Pedagogical Strategy”
  • Catherine Fountain (DLLC faculty): “Critical Language Awareness in the Teaching of L2 Grammar”


Friday, April 1st - Location: Belk Library Room 421

10:00-10:45am / New Readings of Immigrant Voices and Experiences

  • Caroline Smith (DLLC grad student): “Understanding Migration Trauma: A Critical Review of Traumatic Outcomes for Central American Migrants and Current Treatment Practices”
  • Adrienne Erazo (DLLC faculty): “Strategies in Spanish for Healthcare Pedagogy”

11:00-11:45am / Perspectives of Language in Schools and on the Streets

  • Aubrie Holland (DLLC student): “La ideología lingüística y la educación”
  • Paul Sebastian (DLLC faculty) and Rhett Kyle (DLLC Graduate Student): “Authentic texts as linguistic landscapes for the English language learner curriculum”

11:45am / Closing Remarks