A Symposium on Language, Literacy, and Rhetoric & Writing

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Paired Forum of Cal State LA faculty/Community members


Writing: Kathryn Perry, 826LA


Bilingualism: Ricardo Lara, Gabirela Simon-Cereijido


Heritage Language Maintenance and Revitalization: Aaron Sonnenschein, Odilia Romero


Academic Language and Literacy: Bob Land, Nancy Padilla

Panel of Cal State LA faculty/students

The Language, Literacy, Rhetoric, and Writing FLC is a multi-disciplinary faculty organization that supports academic inquiry and focuses on the literacy needs of our linguistically and culturally diverse community. The FLC seeks not only to engage university faculty, but also to partner with local schools and community organizations that serve Pre-K through adult language users in the East Los Angeles/San Gabriel Valley Service area.


Attend the symposium to express needs and pose solutions to addressing the challenges educators face in a multilingual city. Breakout groups are

  1. Academic Language and Literacy
  2. Language and Literacy Efforts in Languages other than English at all levels
  3. Heritage/Community Language Maintenance and Revitalization
  4. Rhetoric and Writing


June 2nd 2016

Cal State LA Student Union

8:30am  - 4:00pm


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