Playful Designs: Multiliteracies and Literariness in the Language-Culture Classroom

Chantelle Warner, Associate Professor / Language Program Director / CERCLL Co-director
Department of German Studies and Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, University of Arizona

3:30 pm CDT, Monday, October 4, 2021


Multiliteracies frameworks have introduced the notion of language use and learning as active engagement in practices of meaning design, which has spurred a renewed interest in creative literacy activities. But how can scholars, educators, and curriculum developers conceptualize creative language in ways that help them to integrate it in their classrooms and curricula with intentionality?

About the discussant:

Chantelle Warner is Associate Professor of German and Second Language Acquisition and Teaching at the University of Arizona, where she also co-directs the Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy (CERCLL). Her research focuses on how language is involved in struggles for social and symbolic power and the educational potential of creative multilingualism.

Delivery format: Zoom meeting

Contact: Jana Martin, Associate Director, Language Institute.

Accommodations: If you need accommodations to participate in this event, contact Adolfo Carrillo Cabello at least three business days prior to the event.

Sponsors: University of Iowa, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Language Media Center; University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) Language Resource Center; University of Minnesota, College of Liberal Arts (CLA) Language Center; Michigan State University, Center for Language Teaching Advancement; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Language Institute