The Sixth International Symposium on Chinese Applied Linguistics will be held April 27 and 28, 2018 at the University of Iowa-University Capitol Center. This conference is sponsored by: the University of Iowa International Programs, the University of Iowa Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, the University of Iowa Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, the Office of the Vice President for Research, the Confucius Institute at the University of Iowa and Hanban.
This Symposium serves as a platform for researchers on Chinese applied linguistics around the world to generate ideas, cross disciplinary boundaries, and disseminate research about issues and concerns in the learning and teaching of Chinese as a non-primary language (including heritage language learning) across different acquisition stages in different settings.
Professor Patricia Duff
Department of Language and Literacy Education
The University of British Columbia-Vancouver, Canada
Professor ZhaoHong Han
The applied Linguistics and TESOL Program
Director, Center for International Foreign Language Teacher Education (CIFLTE)
Teacher's College, Columbia University-New York