ASELE 2018

It has already been made public that this year’s ASELE (Association for the Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language) International Congress, the 29th such congress, will take place at the University of Santiago de Compostela from 5th to 8th September. Specialists from all over the world will be attending this event.

The congress is being organised in three main working blocks:

  • Linguistic profiles in the teaching and learning of Spanish as a FL/L2.
  • Individual factors in the learning of Spanish as a FL/L2.
  • Contexts in the teaching of Spanish as a FL/L2.

The programme for the event is as follows:

Wednesday 5th September
8:00-9:00: Arrival, submission of credentials and documents
9:00-11:00: Communications
11:00-11.30: Coffee break
11:30-12:45: Workshops and posters
12:45-13:15: Official opening of the 29th CIA – Congreso Internacional de ASELE
13:15-13:30: Presentation: International Courses at USC
13:30-14:30: Inaugural lecture: Dr. Darío Villanueva Prieto, Real Academia Española andUniversity of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
14:30-16:00: Break for lunch
16:00-17:30: Communications
17:30-18:00: Institutional presentation, Instituto Caro y Cuervo, Colombia
18:00-18:20: Coffee break
18:25-19:25: Communications
19:30- Social Programme

Thursday 6th September
8:30-9:00: Submission of credentials and documents
9:00-11:00: Communications
11:00-11:30: Coffee break
11:30-12:30: Communications
12:30-12:50: Presentation: COMUN-ES Comunidad de Investigadores del Español (Spanish Language Research Community), University of Salamanca, Spain / University of Oxford, U.K.
13:00-14:00: Plenary conference Dr. Joan-Tomàs Pujolà Font, University of Barcelona, Spain
14:15-16:00: Break for lunch
16:00 -17:25: Publishers’ presentations (I)
17:30-19:30:Round table discussion. New profiles, factors and contexts for learning Spanish as a FL/L2
19:30- Social programme

Friday 7th September
8:30-9:00: Submission of credentials and documents
09:00-11:00: Communications
11:00-11:25: Coffee break
11:30-12:15: Workshops and posters
12:15-12:45: Presentation: Applications of CAES – Body of Apprentices of Spanish as a Foreign Language (Faculty of Philology/Instituto Cervantes)
12:45-13:15: International Cooperation and Education Overseas
13:30-14:30: Closing lecture: Dr. Kim Potowski. University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
14:30-16:00: Break for lunch
16:00-17:00: Publishers’ presentations (II)
17:00 -19:00: ASELE General Assembly
19:00-19:30: Official closing ceremony of the 29th ASELE International Congress – CIA
19:30- Social programme
More information on ASELE: aselered.