October 23, 2011

Heritage Language and Social Cohesion Conference

The French Heritage Language Program presents
New York, Saturday 5th November 2011 – 9.00 am Lycée Français de New York 505 EAST 75TH STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10021

Gathering renowned research specialists in the fields of bilingual education and Heritage Languages, lending a voice to important actors on the ground from diverse francophone communities, and presenting various educational initiatives currently in place in France and the United States, this conference will examine the richness and diversity of heritage language education and the role of languages and cultures in promoting social cohesion, at school and beyond.

This event is very much about advocacy, demonstrating how multiple disciplines can collaborate, notably through local educational initiatives.

For more details go to http://www.facecouncil.org/fhlp/new-york-conference.html and register at http://facecouncil.org/fhlp/new-york-conference-registration.html

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