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William P. Rivers

July 31, 2019

 

Executive Director

Joint National Committee for Languages - National Council for Language and International Studies

4600 Waverly Avenue, 3rd Floor

Garrett Park, MD, 20896

202-580-8684 (o)

240-529-7684 (c)

wrivers@languagepolicy.org

william.p.rivers@gmail.com  

 

EDUCATION:

 

Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College, 2003, Russian.

 

Dissertation: Factors Influencing Attitudes and Behaviors towards Language Use among Kazakhstani University-Level Students. Advisors: Dan Davidson and Richard Brecht; co-advisor Eleonora Suleimenova (General Linguistics Department, al-Farabi Kazakh National University), committee member George Pahomov (Bryn Mawr College)

 

Examinations:         Language Policy

                                    Structure and History of Russian

                                    Early 20th Century Russian Literature

                                    Second Language Acquisition

 

M.A., University of Maryland at College Park, 1993, Russian Linguistics.

 

    Thesis: In 1814, Napoleon Sits Down: Pragmatic Strategies for Processing Tense Forms in Russian. Advisor: Richard Brecht

 

B.A., University of Maryland at College Park, 1992, Russian Language

B.S., University of Maryland at College Park, 1992, Aerospace Engineering

 

POSITIONS:

 

         Joint National Committee for Languages / National Council on Languages and International Studies: Executive Director, 2012 – present

 

         Advisory Board Member, Mandarin Matrix, 2016 – present

 

         Lev Gumiliev Eurasian National University, Visiting Professor, 2016 – present

 

         Advisory Board Member, Jeenie.com, 2016 – present

 

         Senior Research Associate, American Councils Research Center, 2014 – present

 

         al-Farabi Kazakh National University (2009 – present), Visiting Professor

 

         Integrated Training Solutions, Inc. (2007 – 2012)

               Chief Scientist, May 2009 – June 2012

               Chief Linguist, May 2008 – May 2009

               Senior Language Specialist, October 2007 – May 2008

 

         National Language Service Corps (2007 – 2012) 

               Chief Linguist, October 2007 – June 2012

               Volunteer Member (Russian Section), January 2009 – present

 

         Center for Advanced Study of Language (2003 – 2007)

               Assistant Research Scientist, February 2006 – October 2007

               Special Assistant to the Executive Director, August 2003 – October 2006

               Associate Research Director, Less Commonly Taught Languages (Acting), August 2003 – September 2004

 

         National Foreign Language Center (1997 – 2003)

               Assistant Director, January 2003 – August 2003

               Associate, Language Policy, 1999 – 2002

               Research Associate, 1997 – 1999

 

         PRC, Inc. (1996 – 1997)

               Associate Functional Applications Analyst, Human Operations and Performance Systems, 1996 – 1997

 

         American Council of Teachers of Russian (1994 – 1995)

               Project Officer, Publications and Materials Development, 1994 – 1995

 

         University of Maryland (1992 – 1994)

               Instructor, Russian Section, Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, 1993 – 1994

               Manager, Languages of the Former Soviet Union Project, Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, 1993 – 1994

               Teaching Assistant, Russian Section, Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, 1992 – 1993

 

         Independent Translator and Interpreter (1989-1995)

               Aerospace and Astrodynamics for US-Soviet/US-Russian Joint Satellites

               Translator for textbooks, lexicons, and related instructional materials

 

 

 

 

CONSULTING:

 

         External Reviewer, Accreditation of the Faculty of Philology, Shokahn Ualikahnov State University, Kokshetau, Kazakhstan, 2019

         Consultant to the Center for Applied Linguistics, Evaluation of Title VI International Research and Studies Grant, 2014

         Consultant to the Republic of Kazakhstan, Ministry of Education and Science, Центр научно-технических экспертиз, 2013

         Consultant to the Republic of Kazakhstan, Ministry of Education and Science, Turkic Academy, “Язык, Этнос, Культура в Контексте Тюркско-Славянского Взаимодействия,” 2011 – 2012

         Consultant to Integrated Training Solutions, 2012 –

         Consultant to the Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, on Humanities Doctoral Programs, 2011 –

         Consultant and Advisory Board Member for the CEO/President, Avant Assessment LLC, 2011 – 2012

         Consultant to the Republic of Kazakhstan, Ministry of Education and Science, Turkic Academy, “Язык, Этнос, Культура в Контексте Тюркско-Славянского Взаимодействия,” 2011 – 2012

         Reviewer for RAND Technical Reports, Air Force Language Program, 2011

         Consultant to the New School on language program restructuring, 2005

         Consultant to the DC Coalition to Ensure Language Access to LEP Persons, November 2002 – August 2003; unpaid

         National Foreign Language Center, Consultant to the Senior Language Authority, National Security Agency, 1999 – 2000

         Consultant to the Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Evaluation Project, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1997 – 1998

         Consultant to ACTR for database management and survey development, 1995 – 2000

         Consultant to the National Foreign Language Center for survey development, data analysis, and project development, 1994 – 1997

 

 

ELECTED POSITIONS IN NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

 

 

Board of Directors, Defense Language Institute Foundation, 2019 – Present

Member, International Standards Organisation, Technical Management Board, Joint Technical Coordination Group, Task Force 14, “Revision of Annex SL,” 2019 – present

Co-Project Leader, International Standards Organisation, Technical Committee 232, Learning Services, Working Group 2, Language Learning Services, for the revision of ISO 29991:2013, Language learning services outside formal education (with Cheng Yonghong)

Chair, International Standards Organisation Technical Committee 232, Learning services, ad hoc group (AHG) 02, “Revisions to ISO 21001: 2018, Educational organisations management systems,” 2018 – present

Head of US Delegation to ISO Technical Committee 232, Learning services outside formal education, September 17-21, 2018, Hangzhou, China

Member, National Dual Language Advisory Council, 2018 — present

Chair, Fédération Internationale des Traducteurs – North America, 2017 – present

President, Treasurer, and Secretary, 7000 Languages, 2017 – present

Member, ad hoc Committee on Outreach to the Defense Language Community, Government Affairs Division, American Translators Association, 2018

Head of US Delegation to ISO Technical Committee 232, Learning services outside formal education, September 25-29, 2017, Dresden, Germany

Secretary, US Delegation to International Standards Organisation, Technical Committee 37, Terminology and other language and content resources, June 25-30, 2017, Vienna, Austria

Member, US Delegation to International Standards Organisation, Technical Committee 37, Terminology and other language and content resources, Subcommittee 5 on Translation and Interpreting, June 25-30, 2017, Vienna, Austria

Member, Working Group for the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Commission on Language Learning, June 2017 – Present

Secretary, ASTM F43.96, United States Technical Advisory Group to International Standards Organisation, Technical Committee 37, Terminology and other language and content resources, July 2016 – present

Head of US Delegation to International Standards Organisation, Technical Committee 37, Terminology and other language and content resources, Subcommittee 5, Translation, interpreting, and related technology, June 26-30, 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark

Member, Board of Directors, DC Language Immersion Project, 2016 – 2019

Member, Advisory Board, Council for International Education and Exchange, High School Programs, 2016 – present

Chair, Translation and Interpreting Summit, 2015 – present (elected to second term, 2017)

Convener, Working Group 4 on The assessment of educational outcomes, International Standards Organisation Technical Committee 232, Learning services outside formal education, 2015 – present

Member, Terminology Working Group, International Standards Organisation Technical Committee 232, Learning services outside formal education, 2015 – present

Member, Ad hoc Strategic Planning Group, International Standards Organisation Technical Committee 232, Learning services outside formal education, 2015 – present

Director, Global Talent Program, Globalization and Localization Association, 2014 – 2016

Head of US Delegation to ISO Technical Committee 37, Terminology and other language and content resources, Subcommittee 5, Translation, interpreting, and related technology, June 27, 2014, Berlin, Germany

Head of US Delegation to Joint Working Group on ISO-639 of ISO Technical Committee 37, Terminology and other language and content resources, and ISO Technical Committee 46, Information and Documentation, May 6, 2014, Washington, DC

Liaison from ISO TC/232 to ISO PC/288, 2014 – present

Head of US Delegation to ISO Technical Committee 232, Learning services outside formal education, Working Group 3, “Learning Requirements,” January 2014 – January 2017

Liaison of the Globalization and Localization Association to ISO Technical Committee 37, Terminology and other language and content resources, Pretoria, South Africa, June 2013

Head of US Delegation to ISO Technical Committee 37, Terminology and other language and content resources, Subcommittee 2, Terminographical and lexicographical working methods, Pretoria, South Africa, June 2013

Liaison from ISO TC/232 to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC36, 2013 – 2016

Liaison from ISO TC/232 to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC32, 2013 – 2016

Member, Advisory Group, ISO TC/232, 2012 – present

Liaison from ISO TC/232 to ISO TC/37, 2012 – present

Liaison from ISO TC/232 to ISO TC/176, 2012 – 2015

Board of Directors, National Museum of Language, 2012 – 2014

Vice President and President Elect, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, 2012 (resigned, June 2012, upon appointment as Executive Director of JNCL-NCLIS)

Head of US Delegation to ISO Technical Committee 232, Learning services outside formal education, March 2011 – present

Chair, ASTM Main Committee F43, Language Services and Products, November 2010 – December 2017 (Founding Chair; term limited)

Head of US Delegation to ISO Technical Committee 232, Learning services outside formal education, Working Group 2, “Language Learning Standards,” January 2010 – present

Chair, US Technical Advisory Group to ISO Technical Committee 232, Learning services outside formal education, March 2011 – present

Chair, US Technical Advisory Group to ISO Technical Committee 232, Learning services outside formal education, Working Group 2, “Language Learning Standards,” January 2010 – present

Chair, ASTM Technical Subcommittee F15.64, “Foreign Language Proficiency Standards,” 2009-2011 (This became ASTM Technical Committee F43 on Language Products and Services)

Board of Directors, American Council of Teachers of Russian, 2006 – 2012 (resigned upon appointment as Executive Director of JNCL-NCLIS)

 

 

CONTRACTS/GRANTS AWARDED (PI):

 

Total of approx. $4.6m in extramural funding.

 

National Institute of Education Sciences, Beijing, Travel Grant, July 2018, $4,000

Oxford University, UK Arts and Humanities Research Council, Open World Research Initiative, sub-award for workshop development, 2018 – 2019, $35,000

Belmont University, Language Faculty Convocation, January 2018, $2,500

Stanford University, Languages Center Convocation, Fall 2017, $2,500

University of Virginia, World Language Center Convocation, Fall 2016, $1,500

Portland State University, Language Convocation, Fall 2016, $1,500

Fulton County, Georgia, Public Schools, Professional Learning Days, Fall 2016, $1,500

Translation and Interpreting Network, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fort Worth, Language Conference 2016, $1,500

“Global Competencies and Economic Integration,” Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, $39,000, 2015-2017

Travel grant and honorarium for the 2015 Asian Pacific Economic Partnership Educational Collaboration Summit, Korean Ministry of Education, $3,000

International Symposium on HR Development in an Era of Globalization: Responding to the Needs of Society, Japan Association for Management of Training and Education, $10,000, 2015

Travel Grant to testify to the 189th General Courts of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Foreign Language Association, 2015, $2000

Travel Grant to International Conference on ASEAN Best Practices on Language, Translation, Interpretation, Sign Language Interpreting and Informatics In Celebration of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s 60th Birthday Anniversary, Bangkok, Thailand, 2015, $2000

Center for Applied Linguistics, Program Review, 2014, $1500

Technology Transfer for the University of Maryland, Center for Advanced Study of Language, 2014, $12,000

Travel grant for the “Humanities +” Symposium (Brigham Young University), January, 2014, American Councils for International Education, $1,000

Travel grant and honorarium for the 2013 Asian Pacific Economic Partnership Educational Collaboration Summit, APEC, $3,000

Surveys of Language Policy Attitudes, University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language, 2013, $15,000

Travel Grant, Russian Translation Forum, September 2012, $3500

Consulting to Lev Gumiliev Eurasian Humanities University, 2012-2013, $10,000

Consulting to the Kazakh Ministry of Science and Education, 2011-2014, $25,000

Consulting to al-Farabi Kazakh National University, 2012-2014, $20,000

Consulting to Shokhan Uailikhanov Kokshetau State University, 2011-2012, $10,000

RAND Technical Review, Air Force Language Program Report, 2011, $1000

Consulting to Avant Assessment, 2011, $7500

Integrated Training Solutions, Support to CASL TTO 82107 for DLIFLC Knowledge Transfer, 2010 – 2012, $835,000

Integrated Training Solutions, Support for American Councils EURECA Project, 2010 – 2011, $240,000

Integrated Training Solutions, Support for American Councils RosNano Project, 2010, $4000

Travel grant to present at 2nd International Congress on “Russian as the Language of Intercultural and Business Collaboration in the Eurasian Polylingual Context,” Kazakh University of Law and the Humanities, Astana, Kazakhstan, October 2009, from American Councils for International Education, $3000

Travel grant to present at 12th annual conference on language and linguistics, Kazakh State University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, May 2009, from American Councils for International Education, $3000, declined

Sociolinguistic Identification and Rapid Extraction of Native Speaker Status”, US Army Small Business Innovative Research Program, $60,000 2008-2009

Sociolinguistic Tool for the Assessment of Acculturation and Allegiance Factors, US Navy/ODNI, $250,000, 2008-2009

Travel grant to present at 11th annual conference on language and linguistics, Kazakh State University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, May 2008, from American Councils for International Education, $3000 (declined)

Faculty Research Grant for “Complex Systems,” University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language, 2007-2008, $22,500 (declined)

Travel grant to present at Eleventh Congress of MAPRIAL, Varna, Bulgaria, $2500, from American Councils for International Education, August 2007

Travel grant to present at 10th annual conference on language and linguistics, Kazakh State University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, from American Councils for International Education, May 2007, $3000

“Predictors of Success for Cross-Training and Conversion,” Department of Defense, 2005-2006, $177,783 (Co-PI with Ewa M. Golonka)

“CASL Mission Development,” Department of Defense, 2005-2006, $81,492

“Civilian Linguist Reserve Corps Feasibility Study,” National Security Education Program, 2005-2006, $236,931.

“Pat Roberts Intelligence Scholar Program – Program Selection Tool (PRISP-PST), Department of Defense, 2004-2005, $81,469

“Development of Collaborative Research Frameworks among NSEP, USED, and CASL,” Department of Defense, 2004, $15,663

“Immersion Training Evaluation Pilot Project,” Department of Defense, 2004-2005, $118,402

“Language Variation,” Department of Defense, 2004-2006, $888,170

“Arabic Media Workshop,” Department of Defense, 2004, $464,005

“Arabic Dialect Identification Project,” Department of Defense, 2003-2004, $238,710

“Translation Skills Research Agenda,” Department of Defense, 2003-2004, $528,978

Travel grant to present at International Conference on Language in Developing Countries, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, $2500, from American Councils for International Education, October 2003

Travel grant to present at Tenth Congress of MAPRIAL, St. Petersburg, Russia, $1800, from American Councils for International Education, June 2003

“Preliminary Survey of LEP Impact on Maryland State Departments, Agencies, and Programs,” 2001, Maryland State Department of Human Resources, $25,545

“Needs Analysis and Policy Development for Limited English Proficiency Clients of the Maryland Department of Juvenile Justice,” 2001-2002, Maryland State Department of Juvenile Justice, $55,103 (Co-PI with Claire Souryal, Maryland Justice Analysis Center).

Title VIII Research Fellowship, 1999: $15,000

 

 

COURSES TAUGHT:

 

Graduate Seminars:

           Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Shokhan Ualikhanov Kokshetau State University, Lev Gumiliev Eurasian National University, taught in Russian and English (2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016):

               Language Policy in the US

               Statistical Methods in the Sociology of Language

               Proficiency Assessment

               Second Language Acquisition Theory and Practice

               Problems in Contemporary Applied Linguistics

               Proseminar in Publication and Research

           University of Maryland at College Park (1992 – 2007)

               Russian 610 (Principles of the Acquisition of Russian to the Superior Level)

               Beginning Russian

               Intermediate Russian

               Advanced Russian

 

 

DISSERTATIONS DIRECTED:

 

Aydyn Aldaberdykyzy, al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty: Socioeconomic Stratification in the use of Kazakh and Russian in Kazakhstan, defended December 2017; co-advisor with Prof. E. D. Suleimenova, al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Aknur Toleuybaeva, Lev Gumiliev Eurasian National University, Astana: «Особенности перевода метафор как лингвокультурных лакун на основе произведения А.Нурпеисова «Последний долг», (“Peculiarities of the translation of metaphors as linguocultural lacunae in the foundational opus of A. Nurpiesova, The Final Debt), Defended February 2018, co-advisor with Professor Nursulu Shaimerdenova, Lev Gumiliev Eurasian National University, Department of the Theory and Praxis of Translation

Zharas Taubaev, al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty: On the Use of Eponyms in Political Discourse, defended June 2019; co-advisor with Prof. U. Musabekova, al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Gulnara Boribaeva, al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty: Linguistic Consciousness and the Changing Linguistic Landscape of Kazkahstan, defended October 2018; co-advisor with Prof. G. B. Madieva, al-Farabi Kazakh National University

 

 

 

 

 

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL HONORS:

 

William “Bill” Graeper Award, Association of Language Companies, 2019

ASTM International Committee F43 on Language Services and Products, Award of Appreciation, 2018

American Council of Teachers of Russian, Distinguished Service to the Profession, 2017

Inaugural Honorary Life Member, Association of Language Companies, 2017

ASTM International Committee F43 on Language Services and Products, Distinguished Service Award, 2016

SCOLA Award for Support of the SCOLA Mission, 2015

Center for Advanced Study of Language Research Fellowship, 2007 – 2008 (declined)

Letter of Commendation, Defense Intelligence Agency, Joint Military Attaché School, 2005

Advanced Research Fellowship, American Councils for International Education, funded by the U.S. Department of State, Program for Research and Training on Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (Title VIII), Almaty, Kazakhstan, 1999

Graduate Fellow, Bryn Mawr College, 1995 – 2001

Elected to Dobro Slovo Slavic Languages Honor Society, 1992

Elected to Sigma Gamma Tau Aerospace Engineering Honor Society, 1989

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

                  Monographs 

 

Brecht, R., Golonka, E., Rivers, W., and M. Hart. 2007. Language and Critical Area Studies after September 11: An Evaluation of the contributions of Title VI/F-H to the National Interest. College Park, MD: The National Foreign Language Center.

Brecht, R. D., and W. P. Rivers. 2000. Language and National Security for the 21st Century: The Role of Title VI/Fulbright-Hays in Supporting National Language Capacity. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt.

 

 

                  Edited Volumes 

 

Rivers, W.P., (ed.). 2011. Divergent Thinking: Prospectives on the Language Enterprise in the 21st Century. Presented to Richard D. Brecht by his Students and Colleagues. Special issue of The Russian Language Journal, vol. 60. Washington, DC: The American Council of Teachers of Russian.

R. D. Brecht, L. A. Verbitskaja, M. D. Lekić and W. P. Rivers, (eds). 2009. Mnemosynon: Studies on Language and Culture in the Russophone World. Presented to Dan E. Davidson by his students and colleagues. Moscow: Azbukovnik.

 

 

 

 

 

                  Refereed Articles 

 

Submitted: 

                   

                   

Taubayev, Zh., Alimbayeva, A., Mussabekova, U., and Rivers, W. P. “Pragmatics of Eponyms in Political Discourse (on the material of the speeches of politicians),” submitted to Lingua

 

                        Accepted:

 

Boribayeva, G.; Madieva, G. B., and Rivers, W. P. Forthcoming in 2019. “Metalinguistic Reflection of Kazakh Toponyms,” Russian Language Journal

 

 

Published: 

 

Bond, N., and Rivers, W.P. 2019. “Eight Ways to Advocate for the Education Profession,” The New Teacher Advocate

Rivers, W. P., Brecht, R. D. 2018. “America’s Languages: The Future of Language Advocacy,” Foreign Language Annals, 51(1), Spring 2018, 24-34.

Rivers, W. P., Brecht, R. D. 2018. Video abstract for “America’s Languages: The Future of Language Advocacy,” Foreign Language Annals, 51(1), Spring 2018, 24-34.

Rivers, W. 2017. “America’s Languages,” Hispania, 100 (5), Special Centenary Issue, 13-15.

Rivers, W. 2017. “Introduction to Volume 66,” Russian Language Journal, 66, 1.

Damari, R. R., Rivers, W., Brecht, R., Gardner, P., Pulupa, C., with Robinson, J. 2017. “The Demand for Multilingual Human Capital in the U.S. Labor Market,” Spring 2017, Foreign Language Annals, doi: 10.1111/flan.12241, 13-31.

Rivers, W. 2017. Video Abstract for “The Demand for Multilingual Human Capital in the U.S. Labor Market,” Spring 2017, Foreign Language Annals, doi: 10.1111/flan.12241

Rivers, W. 2016. “Introduction to Volume 65,” Russian Language Journal, 65, 1.

Rivers, W. 2014. “Introduction to Volume 64,” Russian Language Journal, 64, 1.

Rivers, W. 2013. “Introduction to Volume 63,” Russian Language Journal, 63, 1.

Rivers, W., Robinson, J. P., Brecht, R, and Harwood, P. 2013. “Language Votes: Attitudes toward Foreign Language Policies,” Foreign Language Annals, 46(3), 329-338.

Robinson, J. P., and Rivers, W. 2012. “The Unchanging American Capacity in LOEs: Speaking and Learning Languages other than English, 2000-2008,” Modern Language Journal, 96(iii), 369-79.

Robinson, J. P., Rivers, W., & Harwood, P. G. “Stability and Change in Americans’ Foreign Language Policy Attitudes: 2000-2008.” 2011. Journal of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, Vol. 11, pp. 1-20. 

Rivers, W. P. 2011. “International Standards Development for Foreign Language Training and ACTR,” ACTR Letter, 37 (4), 1-2.

Robinson, J., Rivers, W., and Harwood, P. 2009. “The emerging generation gap in language policy in the United States. Хабаршы/Вестник Казахского гуманитарно-юридического университета. Серия «филологические науки». [Bulletin of the Kazakh University of Law and the Humanities, Linguistic Sciences Series.] 2009/4, 96-99.

Channon, R., Nichols, M., and Rivers, W. P. 2008. “Report on the XI International Congress of MAPRIAL, in Varna, Bulgaria, September 2007,” Russian Language Journal, 57, 229-234.

Robinson, J.P, Rivers, W. & R. Brecht. 2006. “Demographic and Sociopolitical Predictors of American Attitudes towards Foreign Language Policy,” Language Policy, 5 (4), 421-42.

Robinson, J. P., Rivers, W., & Brecht, R. 2006. “Foreign Language Speakers in America: Correlates, Trends, and Possible Consequences,” Modern Language Journal, 90(4), 457-72.

Brecht, R., and W. Rivers. 2002. “Language, National Security, and the Nation’s Schools.” Basic Education, 46(8). 13-16.

Rivers, W. 2002. “Attitudes towards Incipient Mankurtism among Kazakhstani College Students.” Language Policy 1(2), 159-74.

Ingold, C., Chaves-Tesser, C, Rivers, W., and E. Ashby. 2002. “SNS Programs in the US: Results of the AATSP/NFLC Survey.” Hispania, 85 (2), 324-29.

Rivers, W. 2001. “Autonomy at All Costs: An Ethnography of Metacognitive Self-Assessment and Self-Management among Experienced Language Learners.” The Modern Language Journal, 85(3).

Rivers, W. 2001. «Сопоставительный анализ изучения иностранных языков в высшем образовании в Казахстане и США.» Хабаршы/Вестник Казахского государственного национального университета им. аль-Фараби. Серия филологическая. [A Comparative Analysis of Foreign Language Study in Higher Education in the US and Kazakhstan.” Bulletin of the al-Farabi Kazakh State National University, Philological Series.]

Rivers, W. 2000. «Сохранение языка в среде казахстанских студентов.» Хабаршы/Вестник Казахского государственного национального университета им. аль-Фараби. Серия филологическая. [Language Persistence Among Kazakhstani College Students.” Bulletin of the al-Farabi Kazakh State National University, Philological Series.]

Rivers, W. 1999. «Карьера изучающего иностранный язык: о роли изучения языка вне аудитории». Хабаршы/Вестник Казахского государственного национального университета им. аль-Фараби. Серия филологическая. [The Language Learner’s Career: On the Role of Unstructured Learning.” Bulletin of the al-Farabi Kazakh State National University, Philological Series.]

Rivers, W. 1999. «Экономические основы языковой политики в США». Хабаршы/Вестник Казахского Государственного Национального Университета им. аль-Фараби. Серия филологическая. 28: 128-32. [Economic Bases of Language Policy in the US.” Bulletin of the al-Farabi Kazakh State National University, Philological Series.]

Rivers, W. 1998. “Is Being There Enough: The Effects of Homestay Placements on Language Gain during Study Abroad.” Foreign Language Annals, Winter 1998, 492-500.

 

 

 

 

 

                  Articles in Edited Volumes and Proceedings 

 

Brecht, R. D, & Rivers, W. P. Forthcoming in 2019. “The Cold War Underpinnings of the Study of Russian in the United States,” in Greenberg, M., (Ed.), Brill Encyclopedia of Linguistics. Amsterdam: Brill

Rivers, W. P. 2017. “Transpacific Translation and Interpreting: How the US might Engage with the ASEAN Translation and Interpreting Center,” in Sawasdiwat na Ayutthaya, Maneeratana (Ed.). Proceedings of the First ASEAN Translation and Interpreting Summit. Bangkok: Royal Thai Academy.

Committee on Education and Pedagogy of the American Translators Association. 2016. “Education in the Spotlight,” The Chronicle of the American Translators Association. (I was a member of the Committee at the time of writing).

Rivers, W. P, Brecht, R. D., Robinson, J. P., and Davidson, D. E. 2014. “Language Skills and the Global Talent Gap,” in Madieva, G. B., Dosybayeva, G. K., Iskakova, G. N., and Utemgalieva, N., (Eds.). Материалы III Халықаралық Ғылым-теориялық конференция “Тіл және мәдениатаралық қарым-қатынас/Язык и межкультурная коммуникация/Language and Intercultural Communications. Almaty: al-Farabi Kazakh National University.

Brecht, R. D., and Rivers, W. P., with Robinson, J. P., and Davidson, D. E.

2014. “Professional Language Skills: Unprecedented Demand and Supply,” in Brown, N. A., and Bown, J., (Eds.). To Advanced Proficiency and Beyond: Theory and Methods for Developing Superior Second-Language Ability. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.

Malone, M. E., and Rivers, W. P. 2013. “Global Education and Educational Cooperation: Exemplary Best Practices from The United States.” In: Hur, J., and Park, A., (Eds.) APEC Education Cooperation Project: Best Practices and Success Factors of Educational Cooperation. Vol. 4 Global Education and Sustainable Growth. Seoul: Korean Educational Development Institute. 87-107.

Rivers, W. P. 2013. “Advocacy for Standards and Policies for Language in the US: ASTM F43 and the Joint National Committee for Languages,” in Sulkarnayeva, A., (Ed.). Современный Учитель В Современном Мире, Kazakhstan Branch of the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Astana, Kazakhstan. 408-409.

Brecht, R., and W. P. Rivers. 2012. “Language Policy in Defence and Attack,” in Spolsky, B. (ed.). Handbook of Language Policy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Rivers, W. P. 2012. “Наблюдения над oбучением Казахскому языку и культуре в США.” In Madieva, G. B., (Ed.). Materials for the 2102 Virtual Conference on Applied Linguistics. Almaty: al-Farabi Kazakh National University.

Rivers, W. P. (2012). Rational Choice and Cost–Benefit Analyses in Language Planning. In The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics, C. Chapelle (Ed.). London: Wiley-Blackwell, doi:10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0994

Rivers, W. P. 2011. The Less Commonly Taught Languages and Language Policy in the United States: Implications for “Turco-Slavica” Astana: Kazakhstan: Turkic Academy

Rivers, W. P. 2011. Казахский язык и казахская культура в ACTR/ACCELS США. Astana, Kazakhstan: Turkic Academy.

Rivers, W. P. 2011. “Introduction,” in Rivers, W.P., (ed.). 2011. Divergent Thinking: Prospectives on the Language Enterprise in the 21st Century. Presented to Richard D. Brecht by his Students and Colleagues. Washington, DC: The American Council of Teachers of Russian.

Robinson, J.P, Rivers, W. P., Costell, C., & J. L. Robinson. 2011. “Language Matters: Some New Contributions from Sociology (Emanating from Richard Brecht’s Castle,” in Rivers, W.P., (ed.). 2011. Divergent Thinking: Prospectives on the Language Enterprise in the 21st Century. Presented to Richard D. Brecht by his Students and Colleagues. Washington, DC: The American Council of Teachers of Russian.

Stansfield, C., Gao, J., & W. P. Rivers. 2011. “A Concurrent Validity Study of Self Assessments and the Federal Interagency Language Roundtable Oral Proficiency Interview,” in Rivers, W.P., (ed.). 2011. Divergent Thinking: Prospectives on the Language Enterprise in the 21st Century. Presented to Richard D. Brecht by his Students and Colleagues. Washington, DC: The American Council of Teachers of Russian.

Rivers, W. P. 2011. “Наблюдения Над Взаимодействием Идентичности и Языка в Республике Казахстана,” [Observations on the Interdependency of Identity and Language in the Republic of Kazakhstan], Proceedings of the Conference “Turkic Civilization and the Independent Kazakhstan,” May 20-21, Astana, Kazakhstan.

J. P. Robinson, W. P. Rivers, and P. Harwood. 2011. “Public Support for Foreign Language Education and the 2008 US Elections,” Proceedings of Третьей Международной научно-практической конференции «Слово в языке и речи», посвященной памяти профессора О.А. Султаньяева, February 25, 2011, Кокшетауский государственный университет им. Ш.Ш. Уалиханова, Kokshetau, Kazakhstan.

J. P. Robinson, W. P. Rivers, and P. Harwood. 2009. “The Influence of Foreign Language on the 2008 US Elections.” in Suleimenova, E. D., (Ed.). Proceedings of the 13th annual International Conference “Ахановское чтение,” Almaty, Kazakhstan, May 2010.

Rivers, W., and E. Golonka. “Third Language Acquisition – A Qualitative Investigation of Factors                  Influencing Program Development,” in R. D. Brecht, L. A. Verbitskaja, M. D. Lekic and W. P. Rivers, (eds). 2009. Mnemosynon: Studies on Language and Culture in the Russophone World. Presented to Dan E. Davidson by his students and colleagues/Мнемозинон: язык и культура в мире руссофонии. Сборник статей к юбилею Дэна Дэвидсона от его учеников и коллег. Moscow: Azbukovnik, 415-31.

J. P. Robinson, W. P. Rivers, and P. Harwood. 2009. “The emerging generation gap in US language policy attitudes.” in Suleimenova, E. D., Madieva, G. B., Altynbekova, O. B., & Kondyzhbaeva, R. Zh., (eds.). Тіл жэне менталдылық/Language and Mentality/Язык и ментальность. Proceedings of the 12th annual International Conference “Ахановское чтение,” Almaty, Kazakhstan, May 14-15, 2009, 7-15.

J. P. Robinson, W. P. Rivers, and P. Harwood. 2009. “Evidence of an emerging generation gap in language policy: 2000-2008 trends in US language policy attitudes.” in American Councils for International Education, (ed.), Слово в межкультурном и межличностном общении, Proceedings of the International Symposium of American Councils for International Education, The Language Flagship, and the International Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature, Washington, DC, May 5-6, 2009, p 24.

Rivers, W., and E. Golonka. 2009. “Third Language Acquisition,” in Doughty, C., and M. Long, Handbook of Second Language Teaching. London: Blackwell, 250-66.

J. P. Robinson, W. P. Rivers, and S. Martin. 2008. “Foreign Language and Tolerance in the United States.” in Suleimenova, E. D., (ed.). Көптілдік: Тіл - Сана – Мәдениет/Polylingualism: Language – Consciousness – Culture/Полилингвизм: Язык - СознаниеКультура. Proceedings of the 11th annual International Conference “Ахановское чтение, Almaty, Kazakhstan, May 15-16, 2008, pp32-38.

Rivers, W. P., Robinson, J. P., Brecht, R. D. 2007. “Support for Language Policies in the US: Evidence from Large Scale Surveys,” in Suleimenova, E.D., (ed.). Тіл жэне төзімділік/Language and Tolerance/Язык и толерантность. Proceedings of the 10th annual International Conference “Ахановское чтение.” Almaty: Kazakh Universiteti, 31-40.

Rivers, W., Robinson, J., and Brecht, R. 2007. “Support for Language Policies in the US: Evidence from Large Scale Surveys.” Proceedings of ACTR/MAPRIAL conference “The Function of Russian as a Foreign Language, Heritage Language, and Medium of Communication in International Communication in Business, Government, and Science: Current Theoretical and Practical Issues in the Study and Teaching of Russian in the North American Context,” Conference of the American Council of Teachers of Russian, Washington, DC, October 17-19, 2007.

Brecht, R., and Rivers, W. 2005. “Language Needs Analysis at the Societal Level,” In M. Long, (ed.). Second Language Needs Analysis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 79-104.

Rivers, W. 2005. “Factors Affecting Language Choice among Undergraduates in Kazakhstan,” in Coleman, H. and Gulyamova, J., (eds.). National Development, Education and Language in Central Asia and Beyond. Tashkent: British Council.

Rivers, W. 2005. “Second Language Course Taking and Proficiency among Higher Education Students in Kazakhstan,” in Shajmerdenova, N., Жизнь языка и язык в жизне: Festschrift for Eleonora Suleimenova. Almaty: Kazakh Universiteti, 240-49.

Rivers, W. 2003. “Language and National Security since 9/11,” The Chronicle of the American Translators Association, June 2003, volume XXXII, number 6, pp. 30-32.

Rivers, W. 2003. “Mикроэкономическиe факторы в сохранении русского и казахского языков в среде казахстанских студентов,” [Microeconomic Factors in the Preservation of Russian and Kazakh among Kazakhstani College Students] In: Suleimenova, E. D., (ed.). Психолингвистика және әлеуметтік тіл білімі: қазіргі куйі және болашағы. Халықаралық конференцияның материалдары. [Proceedings of the International Conference on Psycholinguistics and Sociolinguistics: Current State and Future Directions] Almaty: Kazakh Universiteti. 65-67.

Rivers, W. 2003. “О роли микроэкономических факторов в сохранении казахского и русского языков среди Казахстанских студентов,” [On the Role of Microeconomic Factors in the Preservation of Kazakh and Russian among Kazakhstani College Students]. In: Buxarkin, P., N. Ljubimova, L. Moskovkin, I. Rebrova, N. Rogožina, M. Šaxmatova, E. Jurkov. Русское слово в мировой культуре. Материалы Х конгресса Международной ассоциации преподавателей русского языка и литературы. Круглые столы: сборник докладов и сообщений. [Russian in World Culture: Materials of the X Congress of the International Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature. Round Table Papers and Abstracts.] St. Petersburg: Politexnika. p. 331.

Brecht, R., and Rivers, W. 2002. “The Language Crisis in the US: Language, National Security, and the Federal Role.” In S. Baker, (ed.). Language Policy: Lessons From Global Models. Monterey, CA: Monterey Institute of International Studies. 76-90

Rivers, W. 1999. «Экономические основы поддержки преподавания иностранных языков в США». Proceedings of the International Conference on National Perspectives on Language Teaching. Termez, Uzbekistan: Termez State University. [The Economic Basis for the Support of Foreign Language Education in the US]

Rivers, W. 1999. «Экономические аспекты языкового положения в США». Proceedings of the International Conference on Modern Linguistics and National Perspectives of Foreign Language Teaching. Samarkand, Uzbekistan: Samarkand State University. [Economic Aspects of the Language Situation in the US.]

Brecht, R., and W. Rivers. 1999. “Language Policy in the U.S.: Questions Addressing a Sea Change in Language in the U.S.” NFLC Policy Issues, 2(1), November 1999.

Rivers, W. 1999. “The Public and Private Sectors and National Strategic Planning for Language in the US,” The Chronicle of the American Translators Association, November 1999.

 

                  Technical Reports and Miscellany 

 

Rivers, W. P., Brecht, R. D., Pulcini, M., & Neumann, A. 2017. “APEC Global Competency and Economic Integration, Project HRD-15-02, Final Report,” Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation

Brecht, R. D. & Rivers, W. P. 2017. “APEC Workshop on Global Competencies and Economic Integration: Briefing Notes,” US Department of Education

Rivers, Bill. 2017. “Language in the Trump Administration’s Department of Education,” Language, January 2017

Madieva, G. B., Rivers, W., Sejmetova, Zh. 2016. Межкультурная коммуникация. Учебно-методическое пособие [Intercultural Communication: A Training Toolkit]. Almaty: Kazakh Universiteti.

Rivers, W. P. 2015. The Contributions of Language to the Economic Interests of the United States. Briefing Paper for the Commission on Language Learning. Cambridge, MA: American Academy of Arts and Sciences. https://www.amacad.org/multimedia/pdfs/TheContributionsofLanguagetotheEconomicInterestsoftheUnitedStates.pdf (last accessed June 16, 2016).

Brecht, R., Davidson, D., and Rivers, W. 2015. The Basis for Optimism: Changing Contexts & New Outcomes for Languages and Cultures of the Post-Soviet Space in 2015. AATSEEL Newsletter, Spring 2015.

Abbot, M. and Rivers, Bill. 2015. “Reauthorization of the ESEA: Where in the World are Languages?” Asia Society Global Learning Blog, March 2, 2015

Rivers, W. P. 2014. “GALA Begins to Survey the Global Talent Gap.” GALAxy Newsletter, Q2 2014, http://www.gala-global.org/node/87177, last accessed June 4, 2014. Also published at http://www.gala-global.org/blog/2014/gala-begins-to-survey-the-global-talent-gap/, last accessed May 30, 2014.

Malone, M. E., and Rivers, W. P. 2013. “What JNCL-NCLIS has done for Applied Linguistics: An Update,” Newsletter of the American Association for Applied Linguistics, Winter, 2013

Abbott, M., Brecht, R., Davidson, D., Fenstermacher, H., Fischer, D., Rivers, W., Slater, R., Weinberg, A., Wiley, T. 2013. Languages for All: Final Report. Can All U.S. Residents Have the Opportunity to Learn a Second Language? College Park, MD: University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language.

Brecht, R., with Abbott, M., Davidson, D., Rivers, W. P., Robinson, J., Slater, R., Weinberg, A., and Yoganathan, A. 2013. Languages for All:  The Anglophone Challenge. College Park: University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language.

Rivers, W., and Robinson, J. 2013. “Language Policy Attitudes, 2000-2013.” Materials for the Report of the Languages for All Symposium. University of Maryland: Center for Advanced Study of Languages.

Rivers, W. 2012. “ASTM Committee F43 on Language Services and Products,” GALAxy Newsletter, December 2012

Rivers, W. 2012. “The Joint National Committee for Languages and the National Council for Languages and International Studies,” GALAxy Newsletter, November 2012, http://www.gala-global.org/articles/joint-national-committee-languages-and-national-council-language-and-international-studies-, last accessed December 11, 2012

Helms, R. F., Rivers, W. P. 2011. DLIFLC Provost Strategic Plan. College Park, MD: University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language

Rivers, W. P., Helms, R. F., Hawkins, C. A., Penn, L., Morris, R., Yassin, A. 2011. Needs Analysis Report for DLIFLC Provost Strategic Plan. College Park, MD: University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language.

Rivers, W. P, Helms, R. F., Drozynski, A, Barnette, G. 2010. Needs Analysis Report for US and Russian University Commercialization. Washington, DC: American Councils for International Education.

Rivers, W. P, Helms, R. F., Drozynski, A. 2010. Capacity Mapping Report for US and Russian University Commercialization. Washington, DC: American Councils for International Education.

Gao, J., Rivers, W. P., & Stansfield, C. 2010. Evaluating the Validity of NLSC Self-Assessment Scores. Arlington, VA: General Dynamics Information Technology.

Rivers, W. P., Robinson, J. P., with Harwood, P. 2010. “Support for Foreign Language Education in the US.” The Flagship Group: Washington, DC

Rivers, W. P., Helms, Robert F. II, Drozynski, A., McEwan, D., Schroder, E. 2009. “Sociolinguistic Identification and Rapid Extraction of Native Speaker Status. Feasibility Report.” Sanford, NC: Integrated Training Solutions.

Rivers, W. P., Helms, Robert F. II, Drozynski, A., McEwan, D., Schroder, E. 2009. “Sociolinguistic Tool for the Assessment of Acculturation and Allegiance Factors. Feasibility Report.” Sanford, NC: Integrated Training Solutions.

Helms, Robert F. II, Rivers, W. P., & Drozynski, A. 2008. “Research Report: The Language Flagship Student Performance Database Study.” Sanford, NC: Integrated Training Solutions.

Stansfield, C., and Rivers, W. P. 2007. “National Language Service Corps Language Proficiency Certification Plan.” Arlington, VA: General Dynamics Information Technology.

Golonka, E. M., and Rivers, W. P. 2007. “Background Literature on Third Language Acquisition,” College Park, MD: University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language.

Rivers, W. P. 2007. “Does Prior Proficiency Predict Success at DLIFLC: Evidence from the 1989-2006 DLIFLC Data.” College Park, MD: University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language.

Rivers, W. P., V. M. Frank, and M. Bunting. 2006. “Preliminary Analysis of Third-Language Learning in the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center Outcomes, Biographic, and Background Data.” College Park, MD: University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language.

Robinson, John P., and W. Rivers. 2006. “Civilian Linguist Reserve Corps Feasibility Study: Language Capacity and Attitudes towards Service,” College Park, MD: University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language.

Golonka, E., and W. Rivers. 2005. “Best Practices in Adult Instructed Third Language Acquisition.” College Park, MD: University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language.

Frank, V., E. Golonka, and W. Rivers. 2005. “Designing and Assessing Short-term immersions.” College Park, MD: University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language.

Haarman, H., Frank, V. M., Golonka, E. M., Michael, E., Rivers, W. P., and W. C. Young. 2005. “Cognitive Factors in Second Language Acquisition. A Technical Study and Guidelines with Checklist for Instruction. ” College Park, MD: University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language.

W. Rivers, V. Frank, and P. Bradley. 2005. “Considerations in Workplace Design for Foreign Language Performance,” College Park, MD: University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language.

W. Rivers and E. Golonka. 2004. “The Hard Work of Learning a Second Language Pays Off: Learning a Third Language is Easier than a Second,” popular article on third language learning, available from the Center for Advanced Study of Language, College Park, MD

W. Rivers, (ed.) 2004. “A Four Year Research Framework in Language Variation,” College Park, MD: University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language.

Golonka, E., and W. Rivers. 2004. “Third Language Acquisition: Literature Review.” College Park, MD: University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language.

Brecht, R., Golonka, E., Müller, K., Rivers, W., and Robinson, J. P. 2004. “An Introduction to America’s Language Needs and Resources,” briefing document for the National Language Conference, June 22-24, University of Maryland)

Brecht, R., Golonka, E., Müller, K., Rivers, W., and Robinson, J. P. 2004. “The National Language Conference,” brochure for the National Language Conference, June 22-24, University of Maryland)

deTerra, D., Ingold, C., and W. Rivers, (eds.). 2004. Translation Skills Research Agenda: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Language Mediation. College Park, MD: University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language.

Rivers, W., and K. Vatz. 2003. The Impact of Limited English Proficient Children and Their Families on the Maryland Department of Juvenile Justice. College Park, MD: The National Foreign Language Center

Rivers, W. 2002. State Government Survey of State Departments, Agencies, and Programs – Persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP). Washington, DC: The National Foreign Language Center.

McDermott, G. E., and W. Rivers. 1997. “Report on the Results of the NFLC Language Survey of APSIA Graduate Programs in International Studies.” Working Paper. Washington: National Foreign Language Center.

Brecht, R., and W. Rivers. 1997. “National Language Needs and the Federal Support of Language Capacity: The Critical Role of Title VI of the Higher Education Act.” ERIC Document ED413786.

Rivers, W. 1996. “Self-Directed Language Learning and Third-Language Learner.” ERIC Document ED411679.

Brecht, R., V. Frank, W. Rivers, and A. Walton. 1996. The Immersion Training Evaluation Kit. Ms. Washington: The National Foreign Language Center.

Brecht, R., V. Frank, W. Rivers, and A. Walton. 1996. Training Programs for Experienced Language Learners. Defense Language Institute.

 

 

PRESENTATIONS:

 

“America’s Languages and the National Climate for Language Learning,” Presented to the 91st Annual Congress of the American Association of Teachers of French, July 14, Philadelphia, PA

“Languages in the 116th Congress,” Guest Report to the Board of Directors of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, July 11, 2019, San Diego, CA (invited)

“Languages for All: Mapping Success onto America’s Languages,” Presented at the 101st Annual American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese Conference, July 9, 2019, San Diego, CA

“‘Virtual Immersion’ Language Practice: Using Jeenie’s Video Platform to Supplement Classroom Learning,” Presented at the 101st Annual American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese Conference, July 8, 2019, San Diego, CA (with R. Zeng)

Language Industry Lobby Day Follow-up,” Webinar for the Association of Language Companies, June 14, 2019, with J. Braxton and T. Calvin

“America’s Languages and the 21st Century,” Presented at the Broward County Schools Seasons of Learning IV World Languages Summer Academy, June 13, 2019, Davie, FL (plenary)

“Broadening our Perspectives: Proficiency, Professions, and Curricula,” Presented to the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages, 2019 Seminar West, May 26, 2019, Spokane, WA (plenary)

“Advocating for World Languages,” Presented to the Louisiana Foreign Language Teachers Association Advocacy Day, May 9, 2019, Baton Rouge, LA (Plenary)

“Taking the Language Industry to Capitol Hill,” Presented to the Association of Language Companies, 2019 Annual Conference, Advocacy Day, May 1, 2019, Washington, DC (Plenary)

“LCTLs in the 116th Congress,” Presented to the 2019 Conference of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, April 28, 2019, Atlanta, GA (Plenary)

“Speaking Up for the Language Industry,” Webinar for the Association of Language Companies, April 25, 2019 (with T. Calvin and P. Hollrah)

“The Language Industry and Capitol Hill in 2019,” Webinar for Language Line Solutions, April 18, 2019

“Translation and Interpreting: Making the Case for our High Touch 21st Century Profession,” Keynote address at the Atlanta Association of Translators and Interpreters 2019 Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 13, 2019

“America’s Languages – Update on the Activities of the AAAS WG on Languages,” Featured Session at the 2019 Conference of the California Association for Bilingual Education, Long Beach, CA, March 21, 2019

“Implementing the Recommendations of the Commission on Language Learning,” Presented to the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Columbus, OH, March 16, 2019

“Advocacy at the National Level,” Presented at the Advocacy Workshop of the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Columbus, OH, March 15, 2019

“Languages in the 116th Congress,” Presented to the Delegate Assembly of the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Columbus, OH, March 14, 2019

“English Learners and National Policy,” Presented at the “You are Welcome Here: Creating Positive Environments for ELs and Immigrant Students,” Global Education Forum II, National Association for Bilingual Education, Lake Buena Vista, FL, March 8, 2019

“The Political Climate for ELs in 2019,” Featured Session, National Association for Bilingual Education, Lake Buena Vista, FL, March 7, 2019

“Advocacy for ELs in 2019,” Presented to the National Council of State Title III Directors, Lake Buena Vista, FL, March 6, 2019

Head to the Hill: Language Advocacy Day,” Webinar, Joint National Committee for Languages – National Council for Languages and International Studies, February 11, 2019 (with T. Calvin)

“Dual Language in Washington in 2019,” Presented to the 7th International Conference on Dual Language Immersion, Charlotte, NC, February 9, 2019 (Plenary, invited)

“Head to the Hill: Language Advocacy Day,” Webinar, Joint National Committee for Languages – National Council for Languages and International Studies, February 8, 2019 (with T. Calvin)

“Spanish and Your Future,” remarks for the initiation ceremony for the Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz chapter of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, Georgetown Visitation School, Washington, DC, February 4, 2018 (invited)

“Your Language Proficiency: Are Employers Really Looking for it?” Presented to the Modern Languages Group Fall Luncheon, Washington and Lee University, November 27, 2018 (invited, plenary, via AdobeConnect)

“Language Policy and the 116th Congress,” Presented to the Executive Committee of the American Association of Teachers of German, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 16, 2018 the Joint National Committee for Languages, November 17, 2018 (invited, plenary)

“Global Competencies: Where Are We Now,” Presented to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, New Orleans, LA, November 17, 2018

“Language Policy and the 116th Congress,” Presented to the American Association of Teachers of Italian, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 16, 2018 the Joint National Committee for Languages, November 16, 2018 (invited, plenary)

“Language Policy and the 116th Congress,” Presented to the Council of Directors of the National Language Resource Centers, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 16, 2018 the Joint National Committee for Languages, November 16, 2018 (invited, plenary)

“Moving Forward with America’s Languages,” Presented to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 16, 2018 (invited, plenary)

“Language Policy and the 116th Congress,” Presented to the Assembly of Delegates of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, New Orleans, LA, November 15, 2018 (invited, plenary)

“Language Policy and the 116th Congress,” Webinar delivered by the Joint National Committee for Languages, November 8, 2018

“Advocating for English Learners at the National Level,” Presented to the National Council of State Title III Directors, November 1, 2018 (webinar, plenary, invited)

“Employee Classification: An Update from Washington, DC,” Presented to the Midwestern CEO Forum of the Association of Language Companies, Chicago, IL, October 25, 2018 (by video, plenary, invited)

“The Language Learners of Today and Tomorrow: Supply and Demand in the US,” Presented at “Language Learners in Anglophone Contexts,” Jesus College, Oxford University, October 1, 2018 (Plenary, invited)

“Language Education and Global Competencies in the US and APEC,” Presented to the Belt and Road Education Initiative, Beijing, September 14, 2018 (invited, plenary)

“Why Studying Languages Matters,” Presented to the Concordia Language Villages Peace Site Rededication, Bemidji, MN, August 10, 2018 (invited, plenary)

“Effective Advocacy: Making the Case,” Presented to the Association of Language Companies Washington Leaders Forum, Washington, DC, August 8, 2018 (plenary)

“The Working Group on Languages of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences,” Session d’honneur, Presented to the 91st Congress of the American Association of Teachers of French, Pointe du Bout, Martinique, July 20, 2018

“Si vous pensez que le coding est une langue étrangère, levez les mains,” Remarks delivered at the Séance d’ouverture du 91e Congrès annuel of the American Association of Teachers of French, Fort-de-France, Martinique, July 18, 2018 (plenary, in French)

“The Commission on Language Learning: Where are We Now?” Presented to the 100th Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Salamanca, Spain, June 26, 2018

“JNCL-NCLIS 2018 Update,” Presented to the Executive Committee of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Salamanca, Spain, June 24, 2018 (invited, plenary)

“Future Proofing Your Company against Washington, DC,” Presented at the Association of Language Companies, Scottsdale, AZ, April 27, 2018 (plenary)

“The Joint National Committee for Languages – The National Languages Council and the Language Industry,” Presented at the Association of Language Companies, Scottsdale, AZ, April 26, 2018 (plenary)

“Looking Ahead with the Language Enterprise: The Latest from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and from Washington,” presented to the Kent State University Institute for Applied Linguistics, Kent, OH, April 24, 2018 (invited seminar)

“The Working Group on Languages of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences,” presented to the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, Herndon, Virginia, April 21, 2018 (invited, plenary)

“Your Language Proficiency: Are Employers Really Looking for it?” Presented to the Modern Languages Department Spring Convocation, Belmont University, Nashville, April 10, 2018 (invited, plenary)

“The Commission on Language Learning and its Implications for Dual Language Immersion,” Presented to the California Association of Bilingual Educators, Sacramento, CA, March 31, 2018

“Languages, the C-Suite, and Society: Increasing Awareness in the U.S. and Worldwide,” Presented at the Globalization and Localization Association, Boston, Massachusetts, March 15, 2018 (with John Tessitore and Sonia Zamborsky)

“Implementing the Recommendations of the Commission on Language Learning,” Presented at the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 9, 2018

“Prospects for America’s Languages in 2018: Update from JNCL-NCLIS,” Presented to the Delegate Assembly of the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 8, 2018 (invited, plenary)

“The Commission on Language Learning and its Implications for Dual Language Immersion,” Presented at the National Association of Bilingual Educators 47th Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 2, 2018

“The NABE Global Education Forum: Finding Resources for Optimal Bilingual Programming in Less Common Languages,” Presented at the National Association of Bilingual Educators 47th Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 1, 2018

“The America’s Languages Working Group, The Language Enterprise, and Legislative Prospects for World Languages in 2018,” webinar for the National Council of State Supervisors of Foreign Languages, Spring 2018 Professional Development Webinar, February 23, 2018

“The America’s Languages Working Group: Update on the Commission’s Work,” Presented to the Peace Corps, February 20, 2018 (invited, plenary webcast and speech for the kick-off of the 2018 Peace Corps Language Week)

“Joint National Committee for Languages – National Council for Languages and International Studies, 2017 Annual Report,” Presented to the Delegate Assembly of the Joint National Committee for Languages – National Council for Languages and International Studies, Washington, DC, February 16, 2018

“Raising Multilingual Children from Home to School and Back,” Webcast for the Language Learning Summit, February 13, 2018, with Fabrice Jaumont, Marianna du Bosq, Tetsu Yang, and Rita Rosenback: https://languagelearningsummit.com/live-panel-raising-multilingual-children-from-home-to-school-and-back/ 

“The America’s Languages Working Group: Update on the Commission’s Work,” Presented to the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, New York, NY, February 9, 2018

“The Climate for Languages in Washington, February 2018,” Presented to the Executive Committee of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and Eastern European Languages, Washington, DC, February 1, 2018 (invited, plenary)

“Language Advocacy Day 2018 Pre-Conference Webinar,” January 30, 2018 (with Trey Calvin and Maria Pulcini) (webinar)

“Resources YOU can use,” Presented to the DC Immersion Bilingual Education Fair, Professional Development Session, Washington, DC, January 20, 2018

“Update on Language Policies in the US,” Presented to the Center for Applied Linguistics, December 2017 Staff Meeting, Washington, DC, December 15, 2017 (with Maria Pulcini), (Invited, plenary)

“The Commission on Language Learning: Where are We Now?” Presented to the Interagency Language Roundtable, College Park, MD, December 8, 2017 (invited, plenary)

“Highlights of the APEC Survey on Global Competencies,” Presented to the ASEAN Association for Translation and Interpreting, Hanoi, Vietnam, November 28, 2017 (invited, plenary, via webinar)

“Languages, Culture, and Jobs in the US and APEC,” Presented to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Nashville, TN, November 18, 2017

“Title VI/Fulbright-Hays in the Trump Era,” Presented to the Council of Directors of the National Language Resource Centers, Nashville, TN, November 17, 2017 (invited, plenary)

“What’s Next for the Commission on Language Learning,” Presented to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Nashville, TN, November 17, 2017 (invited, plenary)

“JNCL-NCLIS 2018 Overview,” Presented to the Executive Committee of the American Association of the Teachers of German, Nashville, TN, November 16, 2016, (invited, plenary)

“Language Advocacy in the Trump Era,” Presented to the Assembly of Delegates of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Nashville, TN, November 16, 2017 (invited, plenary)

“The Language Industry in the Trump Era,” Presented at the 58th Annual Convention of the American Translators Association, Washington, DC, October 26, 2017

“Capitol Hill and the Language Enterprise,” Presented to the American Translators Association – National Council for Languages and International Studies 2017 Advocacy Day, October 25, 2017, Washington, DC (Plenary)

“‘America’s Languages’ & You: Advocacy Resources You Can Use,” Presented at the New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers Centennial Celebration, Niagara Falls, NY, October 21, 2017

“America’s Languages: Opportunity in Parlous Times,” Luncheon speech, New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers Centennial Celebration, Niagara Falls, NY, October 21, 2017 (invited, plenary)

“America’s Languages: Implications for Higher Education,” Workshop presented at Stanford University, October 10, 2017 (invited)

“‘America’s Languages’ & You: Advocacy You Can Use,” Presented at the Pennsylvania Modern Language Association, Harrisburg, PA, October 7, 2017

“The Corporate Demand for Global Competency across APEC,” Presented to the AFS India Forum, Webinar, August 30, 2017

“Highlights of the APEC Survey on Global Competencies,” Presented to the APEC Workshop on Global Competencies and Economic Integration, Monterey, CA, August 7, 2017 (with R. R. Damari, R. D. Brecht, P. Gardner, C. Pulupa, J. P. Robinson, and M. Malone) (plenary)

“Language Advocacy Update,” Presented to the Assemblée des Déléguées, American Association of Teachers of French, St. Louis, MO, July 18, 2017 (plenary)

“The Commission on Language Learning and YOU,” Session d’honneur, Presented to the American Association of Teachers of French, St. Louis, MO, July 18, 2017

America’s Languages: Next Steps,” Presented to the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Chicago, IL, July 8, 2017 (plenary)

“Federal Support for Study Abroad,” Presented to the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Chicago, IL, July 6, 2017 (plenary)

America’s Languages and the World Languages Advancement and Readiness Act,” Presented to the Board of Directors of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Chicago, IL, July 5, 2017 (invited)

“Advocacy for Interpreters at the Federal Level,” Presented to the Certification Commission on Healthcare Interpreting, http://www.cchicertification.org/59-stay-informed/get-involved/242-get-engaged, “Helping Ourselves While Helping Others: Civic Engagement Toolbox for Healthcare Interpreters”, May 31, 2017

“Language Advocacy at the Federal Level,” Presented to the 2017 Association of Departments of Foreign Languages Summer Seminar East, Atlanta, GA, May 26, 2017

America’s Languages and the World Languages Advancement and Readiness Act,” Webinar presented by the Special Interest Group on the Teaching and Learning of Culture, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, May 23, 2017

“Virtual Exchanges and Global Competencies,” Presented to The Stevens Initiative Virtual Exchange Forum, The Aspen Institute, Washington, DC, April 25, 2017

“The View from Washington,” Presented to the Executive Committees of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages and the African Language Teachers Association, Rolling Meadows, IL, April 21, 2017

“The Language Enterprise Engages,” Presented at “A Roundtable on the Report of the National Commission on Language Education and Its Consequences for the Language Profession,” Plenary Session at the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages 2017, Rolling Meadows, IL, April 21, 2017 

“The Demand for Early-Career Hires with Language and Culture Skills: A Survey of U.S. Hiring Managers,” Presented to the American Association of Applied Linguistics, Portland, OR, March 21, 2017 (With Rebecca Rubin Damari and Catherine Pulupa)

“Language and the Nation’s Capital: Where We’re Going,” Presented to the Southern Conference on Language Teaching, Omndo, FL, March 17, 2017

America’s Languages and the World Languages Advancement and Readiness Act,” Presented to the National Council of State Supervisors of Foreign Languages, March 17, 2017 (Webinar)

America’s Languages and YOU!,” Presented at the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Chicago, March 10, 2017

“Languages in 2017,” Presented to the Advisory Council of the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Chicago, March 9, 2017 (plenary, invited)

“Making the Case for Language in 2017,” Presented to the South West Conference of Language Teachers, Oklahoma City, OK, March 4, 2017

“National Update,” Presented to the Leadership Breakfast of the South West Conference of Language Teachers, Oklahoma City, OK, March 3, 2017

“Making the Case for Languages in 2017,” Presented to the National Association of Bilingual Educators, Dallas, TX, February 24, 2017

“Making the Case for Languages in 2017,” Presented to the Alabama World Languages Association, Auburn, AL, February 4, 2017 (Plenary)

“Languages after the Election,” Presented to the Executive Committee of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, San Francisco, CA, February 2, 2017 (Plenary)

“The Commission on Language of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences - an Update,” Presented to the Interagency Language Roundtable, College Park, MD, December 9, 2016 (Plenary)

“The Demand for Multilingual Human Capital in the US Labor Market,” Presented to the Culture Committee of the Interagency Language Roundtable, College Park, MD, December 9, 2016 (Plenary, Rebecca R. Damari lead author)

“The Outlook for Languages in the Trump Administration,” Presented to the Council of Directors of the National Language Resource Centers, Boston, MA, November 19, 2016

“Language and Jobs,” Presented at the Annual Convention and Expo of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Boston, MA, November 19, 2016

“Language and Washington, After the Commission and the Election,” Presented at the Annual Convention and Expo of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Boston, MA, November 18, 2016

“JNCL-NCLIS 2017 Overview,” Presented to the Executive Committee of the American Association of the Teachers of German, Boston, MA, November 17, 2016

“Key Advocacy issues in 2017,” Presented to the Assembly of Delegates of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Boston, MA, November 17, 2016 (invited, plenary)

“The Commission on Language Learning and You,” 2016 Conference, Michigan World Languages Association, Lansing, MI, November 11, 2016 (Featured Session at the conference)

“Thoughts on the 2016 Election and the Commission on Language Learning,” Plenary address, Michigan World Languages Association, Lansing, MI, November 10, 2016

“How to Get the Most out of Standards,” Presented at the 57th Annual Conference of the American Translators Association, San Francisco, CA, November 5, 2016

“Language and Jobs: The Value of Languages to the US Economy, and to You,” Presented at the 2016 Symposium of the Institute of World Langauges, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, October 28, 2016

“National Language Policy Initiatives in the US and UK.” Presented at LocWorld32, Montreal, October 27, 2016

“How America might Contribute to the Translation and Interpreting Center of the Association of South East Asian Nations,” First Summit of the Translation and Interpreting Center of the Association of South East Asian Nations, Bangkok, Thailand, October 26, 2016 (plenary, invited, via Skype)

“Language, Study Abroad, and Career Readiness,” Presented to the 2016 Generation Study Abroad Summit, Institute for International Education, Washington, DC, October 24, 2016

“Global Professionals and the Language Enterprise,” Presented to “Portland State of Mind: Global Professionals and the Language Enterprise,” Portland State University, Portland, OR, October 17, 2016

“JNCL-NCLIS 2016 Overview,” Presented to the Board of Directors of the Pacific Northwest Conference on Foreign Languages, Portland, OR, October 15, 2016 (invited)

“Linking National, State, and Local Advocacy,” Presented to the Fall 2016 Joint conference of the Confederation in Oregon for Language Teaching and the Washington Association of Foreign Language Teachers, Portland, OR, October 15, 2016

“Promoting World Languages in Washington and in our Schools,” Presented to the Fulton County, Georgia World Language Teachers Professional Learning Day, Sandy Springs, GA, October 11, 2016 (4 sessions, invited)

“Linking National, State, and Local Advocacy,” Presented to the Rhode Island Foreign Language Association 2016 Conference, Cumberland, RI, October 1, 2016

“The Current State of Language Services in the US,” Presented to the 2016 Conference of the Translation and Interpretation Network, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fort Worth, TX, September 30, 2016 (invited, plenary)

“Every Student Succeeds Act: A Guide to Implementation,” Webinar presented by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, September 9, 2016 (With Marty Abbott, Ann Marie Gunter, Jay Ketner, and Leslie Baldwin)

“National Language Planning Programs in the UK and the US,” Presented to the 2016 Multidisciplinary Approaches to Language Policy and Planning Conference, University of Calgary, September 2, 2016 (With Richard D. Brecht)

“The Commission on Language Learning and K-12,” Presented to the Anne Arundel County Public Schools, World and Classical Language Department, Pasadena, MD, August 17, 2016 (invited, plenary)

“The Commission on Language Learning: What it means for Ap (and World Languages in General),” Presented to the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Miami, FL, July 10, 2016

“JNCL-NCLIS Update,” Presented to the Board of Directors of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Miami, FL, July 7, 2016

“JNCL-NCLIS Update,” Presented to the Assemblée des Déléguées, American Association of Teachers of French, Austin, TX, July 5, 2016

“The Commission on Language Learning and its Import for French,” Session d’honneur, Presented to the American Association of Teachers of French, Austin, TX, July 4, 2016

“Advocating for French,” Workshop presented to the American Association of Teachers of French, Austin, TX, July 3, 2016 (invited)

“ESSA and Languages,” Presented to the Graduate School of Education and Human Development, The George Washington University, June 16, 2016, Washington, DC (invited)

“Language and the US Economy: Summary of a Briefing Paper for the AAAS Commission in Language Learning," Presented to the Interagency Language Roundtable, Training Committee, May 20, 2016, College Park, MD (invited, plenary)

“ASTM Standards in Translation and Interpreting,” Presented to the Language Education Resources And Network (LEARN), Translation and Interpreting Workshop, Columbia, MD, May 16, 2016, with K. Amanda Curry and Monique Roske (plenary)

“How Decisions Made in the Nation’s Capital Impact Our Industry: What Can (and Should) We Do?” Presented to the Association of Language Companies, San Diego, CA, May 12, 2016 (with Kathleen Diamond, Kristin Quinlan, and Lexie Casey)

“Global Competencies and Economic Integration Progress Report,” 2016 Meeting of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, Education Network Meeting, Arequipa, Perù, May 8, 2016 (invited, plenary)

“JNCL-NCLIS Overview,” Presented to the Executive Committee of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, April 22, 2016, Atlanta, GA (invited)

“The Commission on Language Learning of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences,” Presented to the Public Policy Committee of Kappa Delta Pi, Webinar, April 12, 2016 (invited)

“Strategic Challenges to the Language Industry: How Standards Help Close the Gaps,” Presented at the Globalization and Localization Association, Brooklyn, NY, March 23, 2016

“Early Language Learning in Washington: The Every Student Succeeds Act and the Commission on Language Learning,” Presented to the National Network for Early Language Learning Networking Breakfast, Columbus, OH, March 12, 2016 (plenary, invited)

“The Commission on Language Learning: An Update,” Presented to the Assembly of Delegates to the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Columbus, OH, March 10, 2016 (plenary, invited)

“Teacher Diversity in the Context of a Multilingual America,” Presented to the Leadership Forum of the National Association of Bilingual Educators, Chicago, IL, March 3, 2016, “ (invited)

“The Commission on Language Learning: An Update,” Presented to the Southern Conference on Language Teaching, February 19, 2016, Charlotte, NC

“The Commission on Language Learning: An Update,” Presented to the Southern Conference on Language Teaching, Leadership Luncheon, February 18, 2016, Charlotte, NC (plenary)

“National Policy Developments in Language in 2015 and 2016,” Presented to the Membership Meeting of the American Council of Teachers of Russian, January 9, 2016, Austin, TX

“Preparing Students for the 21st Century: What the Business Sector Seeks,” presented at the 2016 Convention of the Modern Language Association, January 9, 2016, Austin, TX

“National Policy Developments in Language in 2015 and 2016,” Presented to the Board of Directors of the American Council of Teachers of Russian, January 8, 2016, Austin, TX

“National Policy Developments in Language in 2015 and 2016,” Presented to the Executive Council of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, January 7, 2016, Austin, TX

“Advocacy 101,” Presented to the American Association of Teachers of German, Future Leaders Workshop, December 5, 2015, Cherry Hill, NJ (plenary, invited)

“Update on World Languages in the Every Student Succeeds Act,” Presented to the StarTalk National Advisory Board, December 4, 2015, College Park, MD (plenary, invited)

“Global Talent: What the International Demand for Language Skills Means,” Presented at the 2015 Convention and Language Expo of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, November 21, 2015, San Diego, CA

“The Climate for Language in Congress in 2016,” Presented to the Council of Directors of the National Foreign Language Resource Centers, November 20, 2015, San Diego, CA, (invited, plenary)

“JNCL NCLIS Update: The Commission on Language Learning,” Presented to the 2015 Delegate Assembly of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, November 19, 2015, San Diego, CA (plenary)

“State-level impacts on World Languages in the Reauthorization of NCLB,” Presented to the 2015 Business Meeting of the National Council of State Supervisors of Foreign Languages, November 13, 2015 (Webinar)

“Global Talent: What the Fortune 2000 is Looking For,” Presented to the 56th Annual Conference of the American Translators Association, November 7, 2015, Miami, FL (with Richard D. Brecht)

“The Commission on Language and What it Means for ATA Members,” Presented to the 56th Annual Conference of the American Translators Association, November 5, 2015, Miami, FL

“Global Talent and Eurasia: Demand Signals and Considerations,” Presented to the 11th Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, Future Education Forum and the 13th International APEC Learning Collaboration (ALCoB) Conference, “Capacity Building through Creative Future Education in the APEC Region,” Busan, Korea, October 28, 2015 (invited, plenary)

“America's Languages in the 21st Century: The National Commission and what WVFTLA Can Do to Advocate for Foreign Language Instruction,” Presented to the West Virginia Foreign Language Teachers Association Fall 2015 Conference, Institute, WV, October 16, 2015 (invited, plenary)

“Views on the Interface of Industry and Academe: It’s not Just about Language.” Presented to the Symposium on Global Professional Competencies, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, October 13, 2015 (invited, plenary)

“The Commission on Language of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences,” presented to the National Security Language Initiative Interagency Steering Committee, September 9, 2015, Washington, DC (plenary, invited)

“Demand for Language Skills in the Professional Workplace in the US,” Presented to the 2015 Multidisciplinary Approaches to Language Policy and Planning Conference, University of Calgary, September 4, 2015 (With Richard D. Brecht)

“Global Talent and Eurasia: Demand Signals and Considerations,” Presented to the Japan Association for Management of Training and Education, International Symposium, HR Development in an Era of Globalization: Responding to the Needs of Society, Waseda University, Tokyo, July 23, 2015 (invited, plenary)

“America’s Languages: Making the Case for Language in 2015,” Presented to the 2015 Meeting of NTPRS, July 20, 2015, Reston, VA

“Legislative Update,” Presented to the Chapter Assembly of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Denver, CO, July 17, 2015 (invited)

“Language Advocacy: The View from Washington,” Presented to the 97th Annual Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Denver, CO, July 17, 2015

“JNCL-NCLIS Report,” Presented to the Executive Council of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Denver, CO, July 16, 2015 (invited)

“Language Advocacy: The View from Washington,” Presented to the 87th Annual Congress of the American Association of Teachers of French, Chicoutimi, Quebec, July 9, 2015 (Session d’honneur, invited)

“Making the Case for the Language Enterprise in 2015: Forging New Connections,” Presented to the 2015 SCOLA Users’ Meeting, Omaha, NE, May 21, 2015 (Plenary, invited)

“America’s Languages: The Language Enterprise in 2015,” Presented to the Center for Urban Language Teaching and Research, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, May 15, 2015, (invited, keynote)

“The Use of Structured Specifications in Language Services,” Seminar for the International Conference on ASEAN Best Practices on Language, Translation, Interpretation, Sign Language Interpreting and Informatics In Celebration of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s 60th Birthday Anniversary, Bangkok, Thailand, April 30, 2015 (invited)

“The Global Language Enterprise in 2015,” Presented to the International Conference on ASEAN Best Practices on Language, Translation, Interpretation, Sign Language Interpreting and Informatics In Celebration of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s 60th Birthday Anniversary, Bangkok, Thailand, April 29, 2015 (invited, plenary)

“The LCTLs and America’s Languages: The Language Enterprise in 2015,” Presented to the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, April 26, 2015, Reston, VA (invited, plenary)

“The Language Enterprise in 2015,” Presented to the Institute for Applied Linguistics, Kent State University, April 22, 2015 (invited)

“The US Market for Global Talent,” Presented at the Globalization and Localization Association “Language of Business – Business of Language” Conference, March 23, Sevilla, Spain (invited)

“The Momentum for Early Language Learning: A View from Washington, DC,” Presented at the National Network for Early Language Learning Breakfast and Networking Session, March 14, 2015, Minneapolis, MN (plenary, invited)

“Bringing it all Together: Linking the Language World and Advocacy,” Presented at the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Minneapolis, MN, March 13, 2015

“Bringing it all Together: Language and Advocacy,” Presented to the Delegate Assembly of the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Minneapolis, MN, March 12, 2015 (plenary, invited)

“Bringing it all Together: Language and Advocacy,” Presented at the Southern Conference on Language Teaching, Atlanta, GA, March 6, 2015

“Making the Case for Language in 2015,” Presented to the Leadership Luncheon, Southern Conference on Language Teaching, Atlanta, GA, March 5, 2015 (plenary, invited)

“Making the Case for Language in 2015,” Presented to the Southwest Conference on Language Teaching, Broomfield, CO, February 28, 2015

“Update on Language and the Federal Government,” Presented at the Leadership Breakfast of the Southwest Conference on Language Teaching, National Council of State Supervisors of Foreign Languages, and National Association of District Supervisors of Foreign Languages, Broomfield, CO, February 28, 2015 (invited)

“Documenting languages not included in the ISO language codes: The role of language documentation specialists in improving a request to code an uncoded language,” poster presented at the 4th International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation, University of Hawai’i – Manoa, February 26, 2015 (with Melinda Lyon)

«Требования языкового и культурного капитала на американском рынке труда», Международный научно-практический семинар «язык в полиэтническом обществе Казахстана», посвященный 70-летию со дня рождения и 45-летию научно-педагогической деятельности профессора Э. Д. Сулейменовой (“Demand for Linguistic and Cultural Capital in the American Labor Market,” presented to the International Scientific Seminar, “Language in the polyethnic society of Kazakhstan,” dedicated to the 70th birthday and 45th year of work of Professor E. D. Suleimenova, Almaty, Kazakhstan, February 25, 2015, Plenary, invited)

“The Climate for Language in Congress in 2015,” Presented to the Membership Meeting of the American Council of Teachers of Russian, January 10, 2015, Vancouver, BC (invited)

“Global Talent and the Language Industry,” Presented at the 2015 Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association, January 10, 2015, Vancouver, BC

“The Climate for Language in Congress in 2015,” Presented to the Executive Council of American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, January 8, 2015, Vancouver, BC (invited)

“Global Talent and Eurasia: Demand Signals and Considerations,” Presented to the 2015 Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, Saturday, January 10th, 2015, Vancouver, BC (invited, Presidential panel)

“The Climate for Language in Congress in 2015,” Presented to the Council of Directors of the National Foreign Language Resource Centers, November 21, 2014, San Antonio, TX (invited, plenary)

“Global Talent and the Requirements for Russian Skills in the Job Market,” Presented at the 46th Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies, November 21, 2014, San Antonio, TX

“The Climate for Language in Congress in 2015,” Presented to the Executive Council of the American Association of Teachers of German, November 20, 2014, San Antonio, TX (invited, plenary)

“The Climate for Language in Congress in 2015,” Presented to the Delegate Assembly of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, November 20, 2014, San Antonio, TX (invited, plenary)

“The Climate for Language in Congress in 2015,” Presented to the National Council of State Supervisors of Foreign Languages, November 14, 2014 (invited, plenary webinar)

“Language: the State of the Nation,” Presented at the 41st Annual Conference of the National Association of Self-Instructional Language Programs, Crystal City, VA, October 31, 2014 (invited, plenary)

“Наблюдения над языковыми и культурными элементами глобального спроса человеческого капитала,” Plenary Address, Presented at the III Халықаралық Ғылым-теориялық конференция “Тіл және мәдениатаралық қарым-қатынас/Язык и межкультурная коммуникация/Language and Intercultural Communication, al-Farabi Kazakh State University, October 3, 2014, Almaty, Kazakhstan (invited, plenary)

“Language Advocacy for the 21st Century,” Session d’honneur, Presented at the 87th National Congress of the American Association of Teachers of French, July 20, 2014, New mns, LA (invited)

“JNCL-NCLIS Report to the AATF,” Presented at the 2014 Meeting of the Executive Council of the American Association of Teachers of French, July 18, 2014, New Orleans, LA (invited)

“Articulation: Graduation to Employment,” Presented at the 2014 Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, July 10, 2014, Cuidad de Panamá, (plenary, invited)

“Language Votes: How Americans View Language Policies,” Presented at the 2014 Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, July 8, 2014, Cuidad de Panamá

“JNCL-NCLIS Report to AATSP,” Presented to the 2014 Meeting of the Executive Council of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, July 7, 2014, Cuidad de Panamá (invited)

“A Common Front: The Language Enterprise,” Presented at the 2014 Meeting of the Association of Language Companies, May 20, 2014, Palm Desert, CA

“Opening Remarks,” Presented at the 2014 SCOLA Users’ Meeting, May 15, 2014, Omaha, NE (invited, plenary)

“Language Advocacy for the 21st Century,” Presented to the South West Conference of Language Teachers, April 25, 2014, Snowbird, UT (invited, plenary)

“Language Matters: Making the Business Case to Policy Leaders,” Presented at “The Language of Business: The Business of Language,” 2014 Globalization and Localization Association Conference, Istanbul, March 25, 2014

“Language Advocacy for the 21st Century,” Presented to the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, March 22, 2014, St. Louis, MO

“Language and Washington, DC: Turning the Corner?” Presented to the Delegate Assembly of the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, March 20, 2014, St. Louis, MO (invited, plenary)

“Federal Support for Language and International Education in the US,” Presented to the Cultural and Education Counselors of the Member States of the European Union, Delegation of the European Union to the United States, March 18, 2014, Washington, DC (invited)

“Language: The State of the Nation, and What You Can Do,” Presented to the Southern Conference on Language Teaching, March 15, 2014, Memphis, TN

“Language and Washington, D.C.: Turning the Corner?” Presented to the Southern Conference on Language Teaching, Leadership Luncheon, March 13, 2014, Memphis, TN (invited)

“The Benefits of Sticking with Your Spanish,” remarks for the initiation ceremony for the Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz chapter of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, Georgetown Visitation School, Washington, DC, February 18, 2014 (invited)

“Language and Cultural Competence as Foundational 21st Century Skills: The Intersection of Technology, Information, and Language,” Presented at the Humanities+ Symposium, “Advancing Global Dialogue and Initiatives through Experiential Learning,” January 30, 2014, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT (plenary, invited)

“Career Options in the Public Sector for Translators and Interpreters,” Presented at the 2014 Convention of the Modern Language Association, January 11, 2014, Chicago, IL

“Language, International Education, and Washington, D.C.: Update on JNCL-NCLIS Activities,” Presented to the Executive Committee of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and Eastern European Languages, January 9, 2014, Chicago, IL (invited)

Language Votes: Foreign Language Policy Attitudes in the Electorate and in Our Narratives,” Presented at the 2013 Convention of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, November 23, 2013, Orlando, FL

“JNCL-NCLIS Legislative Update,” Presented to the Executive Council of the American Association of Teachers of German, November 21, 2013, Orlando, FL (invited)

“JNCL-NCLIS Legislative Update,” Presented to the Assembly of Delegates of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, November 21, 2013, Orlando, FL (plenary)

“Global Education and Educational Cooperation: Exemplary Best Practices from The United States,” Presented at the Asia-Pacific Economic Partnership, Educational Collaboration Partnerships Symposium, November 15, 2013, Seoul, Republic of Korea, with Margaret E. Malone (invited, plenary)

“Translation Standards in ASTM and ISO: The (Inter)National Context,” Presented at the 54th Annual Conference of the American Translators Association, San Antonio, November 8, 2013

“Language: The State of the Nation. Perspectives on Language and 21st Century Citizenship,” Presented at the 40th Annua Conference of the National Association of Self-Instructional Language Programs, Crystal City, VA, November 1, 2013 (invited, plenary)

Closing remarks, “Languages for All? The Anglophone Challenge,” September 30, 2013, College Park, MD

“Is Government the Guardian of the ‘Long Tail,’” Session at the 18th Annual Localisation Research Centre, Localisation and Internationalisation Conference, September 25th, 2013, Limerick, Ireland (Plenary)

“Assessing and Reporting Student Language Proficiency in the Less Commonly Taught Languages,” Presented at the United States Department of Education, International and Foreign Language Education Joint Technical Assistance Workshop for CIBE, FLAS, LRC, NRC, and UISFL Project Directors Meeting, September 23rd, 2013, Washington, DC (Invited)

“Foreign Languages and the 21st Century in the US: Foreign Languages as an Essential Component of STEM,” Presented at the Global STEMx Education Conference, September 21st, 2013, online at http://bit.ly/16q9nzv 

“Generational Changes in Public Attitudes in the US towards Foreign Language Policy,” Presented at “Multidisciplinary Approaches to Language Policy and Planning,” September 6, 2013, Calgary, AB, Canada (with Richard D. Brecht and John P. Robinson)

“The Language Enterprise and Washington, DC: Perspectives and Action,” Presented at the 2013 Assemblée des Déléguées, American Association of Teachers of French, July 13, 2013, Providence, RI (Plenary)

“Language: The State of the Nation,” Presented at the 2013 Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of French, July 12, 2013, Providence, RI (Session d’honneur; Invited)

“Language: The State of the Nation,” Presented at the 2013 Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, July 8, 2013, San Antonio, TX (invited)

“The Language Enterprise & Washington, DC in the 21st Century,” Presented to the opening plenary of the 2013 Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, July 8, 2013, San Antonio, TX (plenary)

“JNCL-NCLIS and Language Policy in Washington, DC” 2013 Meeting of the Executive Council of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, July 7, 2013, San Antonio, TX (invited)

“The Contribution of the Language Services Industry to National Language Capacity in the US,” Presented to the Conference “Language and Super-diversity: Explorations and Interrogations,” University of Jyväskylä, June 7, 2013 (With Richard D. Brecht)

“The Language Enterprise in the 21st Century,” Presented to the 8th International Conference on Language Teacher Education, Washington, DC, June 1, 2013 (plenary)

“Standards and Advocacy: ASTM F43 and the Language Industry in 2013,” Presented to the 2013 Meeting of the Association of Language Companies, Boston, MA, May 18, 2013

“Moving the Language Enterprise Forward in the 21st Century,” Presented to the Annual SCOLA Users’ Meeting, Omaha, NE, May 16, 2013 (plenary)

“Language Policy and the 2008 Elections in the US,” Presented at Zverev International biennial conference on American Studies, Urban Dimensions of American Civilization, May 14, 2013, Russian State University of the Humanities, Moscow (Invited)

“The Language Enterprise in the US: Moving forward in the 21st Century,” Presented to the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, April 28, 2013, Chicago, IL (Plenary)

“The Language Enterprise: the View from Washington,” presented to the Interagency Language Roundtable Training Committee, April 19, 2013, Washington, DC (invited)

“Advocacy, the Language Enterprise, and Washington in 2013,” presented at the Southern Conference on Language Teaching Leadership Luncheon, Birmingham, AL, April 11, 2013 (invited)

“EELIAS: Outcomes-based Evaluation of Title VI/Fulbright-Hays,” Brown Bag presented to the International and Foreign Language Education Office, United States Department of Education, Washington, DC, April 9, 2013 (invited)

“Advocacy and the Language Enterprise: the View from Washington in 2013,” presented at the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages,” Columbus, OH, March 14, 2013 (invited)

“JNCL-NCLIS and the Central States Conference,” Presented to the Delegate Assembly of the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages,” Columbus, OH, March 13, 2013 (plenary)

“The Language Enterprise in the United States: The Public and Private Sectors,” Presented to the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Baltimore, MD, March 9, 2013 (invited)

“JNCL-NCLIS and AATSEEL,” Presented to the Executive Council of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, Boston, MA, January 6, 2013 (invited)

“JNCL-NCLIS and AATSEEL,” Presented to the Members Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, Boston, MA, January 5, 2013 (invited)

“JNCL-NCLIS and the Language Enterprise in the US,” Presented to the Membership Meeting of the American Council of Teachers of Russian, Boston, MA, January 5, 2013 (invited)

“JNCL-NCLIS and the Language Enterprise in the US,” Presented to the Board of Directors of the American Council of Teachers of Russian, Boston, MA, January 4, 2013 (invited)

“Update on the Activities of ASTM F43,” Presented at the December 2012 Meeting of the International Organization for Standards, Technical Committee 232 on Learning in the non-Formal Sector, December 11, 2012, Washington, DC

“National & International Standards for Language Assessment & Training: ASTM F43 & ACTFL,” Presented at the 2012 Convention of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, November 18, 2012, Philadelphia, PA

“JNCL-NCLIS and the Language Enterprise in the US,” Presented to the Board of Directors of the Chinese Language Teachers Association, Philadelphia, PA, November 15, 2012 (invited)

“JNCL-NCLIS and the Language Enterprise in the US,” Presented to the Delegate Assembly of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Philadelphia, PA, November 15, 2012 (plenary)

“JNCL-NCLIS and the Language Enterprise in the US,” Presented to the Executive Council of the American Association of the Teachers of German, Philadelphia, PA, November 15, 2012 (invited)

“Grouping Speakers and Assessing Speaker Groups: A Case Study of Chinese in New York City,” Presented at the 41st Annual New Ways of Analyzing Variation Conference, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IA, October 27, 2012 (With Tyler Kendall and Robin M. Dodsworth)

“ASTM F43 and Standards for the Language Industry in the US,” Presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Translators Association, San Diego, CA, October 26, 2012

“Cohort and Electoral Correlates of Americans’ Foreign Language Policy Attitudes,” Presented at the Maryland Population Research Center, College Park, MD, October 22, 2012 (With John P. Robinson)

“Standards and the US Language Services Industry,” Presented at Translation Forum Russia, September 30, 2012, Kazan’, Russian Federation

Наблюдения над американскими системами сертификацирования переводчиков,” Presented at Translation Forum Russia, September 30, 2012, Kazan’, Russian Federation

“Standards Development and the Relationship among Freelancers and Agencies in the US,” Response to the Roundtable on Freelancers and Agencies, Translation Forum Russia, September 29, 2012, Kazan’, Russian Federation

“Language Education and DC: What You Can Do,” Presented to the 2012 Conference of Alaskans For Language Acquisition, September 23, 2012, Fairbanks, AK

“Language Education and DC: What You Can Do,” Presented to the Anchorage School District Curriculum Committee, September 20, 2012, Anchorage, AK

“The Language Enterprise in the United States: The Public and Private Sectors,” 2012 Chapter Delegate Assembly, the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, July 8, 2012, San Juan, PR.

“The Language Enterprise in the United States: The Public and Private Sectors,” 2012 Business Meeting, the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, July 7, 2012, San Juan, PR.

“The Language Enterprise in the United States: The Public and Private Sectors,” 2012 Meeting of the Past Presidents of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, July 7, 2012, San Juan, PR.

“The Language Enterprise in the United States: The Public and Private Sectors,” 2012 Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, July 6, 2012, San Juan, PR.

“The Language Enterprise in the United States: The Public and Private Sectors,” 2012 Meeting of the Executive Council of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, July 6, 2012, San Juan, PR.

“The Language Enterprise in the United States: The Public and Private Sectors,” Invited Plenary, 2012 Conference of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, April 27, 2012, Madison, WI.

“The National Language Service Corps,” presented to the University of Wisconsin – Madison Language Institute, April 25, 2012

“ASTM F43: Consensus Standards for the Language Industry,” Presented at the 4th Annual Language of Business/Business of Language Conference of the Globalization and Localization Association, March 27th, 2012, Monaco

“Concurrent Validity of the OPI and National Language Service Corps’ Self-Assessments in Russian,” Presented at the 2012 Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, January 7, 2012, Seattle, WA

“The National Language Service Corps,” Presented at the 2012 Convention of the Modern Languages Association, Friday, January 7, 2012, Seattle, WA

“Evaluating the Validity of NLSC Self-Assessment Scores,” presented at the 2011 Meeting of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, November 20, 2010, Denver, CO

“National Industrial Standards for the Language Enterprise in the United States: ASTM Main Committee F43,” Presented to the American Translators Association 52nd Annual Conference, Boston, MA, October 29, 2011

“National Industrial Standards for the Language Enterprise in the United States: ASTM Main Committee F43,” Presented to the Federal Interagency Language Roundtable, September 30, 2011, Arlington, VA, (plenary)

“The Language Enterprise and the Private Sector in the United States,” Presented to the Board of Directors of the Joint National Committee on Language and the National Council on Language and International Studies, September 20, 2011, Washington, DC, (invited); available at http://www.languagepolicy.org/Documents/Articles/language_enterprise.htm

“Consensus Standards for the Language Industry and the Formation of ASTM Main Committee F43, Language Services and Products,” Presented at the Fédération Internationale des Traducteurs/International Federation of Translators, August 2, 2011, San Francisco, CA (invited)

“Consensus Standards for the Language Industry: Will they impact your business? Webinar for the Association of Language Companies, March 2, 2011 (invited)

“The National Language Service Corps,” Presented at the 2011 Convention of the Modern Languages Association, Friday, January 7, 2011, Los Angeles, CA

“Creating an Industry-Consensus Standard Practice for Developing Foreign Language Proficiency Tests.” Presented at the 2010 Meeting of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Saturday, November 20, 2010, Boston, MA

“Language Learning in the Non-Formal Sector: International Comparison,” Presented at the meeting of the International Organization of Standardization Technical Committee 232, Learning in the Non-Formal Sector, Working Group 2, Language Learning Services, Concordia University, Montréal, November 4, 2010 (plenary)

“Evaluating the Validity of NLSC Self-Assessment Scores,” presented at the East Coast Organization of Language Testers, Georgetown University, October 29, 2010 (plenary, invited) (with Stansfield. C. W. & Gao, J.)

“EURECA Needs Assessment Results,” presented at the inaugural EURECA Conference, October 7, 2010, Washington, DC (plenary, invited)

“Public Support for FL Policies and the Diversity Generation Gap: What it Means for NCOLCTL”, presented at the 2010 meeting of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, Madison, WI, April 25, 2010 (plenary, invited)

“The Emerging Generation Gap in US Language Policy Attitudes,” presented at the 2010 meeting of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, Madison, WI, April 24, 2010

“Support for Foreign Language Education in the US.” Presented to The Flagship Group, January 19, 2010, Washington, DC (plenary, invited) (with Robinson, J. P., & Harwood, P.)

“The Emerging Generation Gap in US Language Policy Attitudes,” 2nd International Congress on “Russian as the Language of Intercultural and Business Collaboration in the Eurasian Polylingual Context,” Astana, Kazakhstan, October 1 2009. (Plenary) (with Robinson, J. P., & Harwood, P.)

“Evidence of an emerging generation gap in language policy: 2000-2008 trends in US language policy attitudes.” Invited plenary, 12th annual International Conference “Ахановское чтение,” Almaty, Kazakhstan, May 14, 2009. (Plenary) (with Robinson, J. P., & Harwood, P.)

“Evidence of an emerging generation gap in language policy: 2000-2008 trends in US language policy attitudes.” American Public Opinion Association, Hollywood, FL, May 14, 2009 (with Robinson, J. P., & Harwood, P.) (Presented by Robinson)

“Evidence of an emerging generation gap in language policy: 2000-2008 trends in US language policy attitudes.” Слово в межкультурном и межличностном общении, International Symposium of American Councils for International Education, The Language Flagship, and the International Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature, Washington, DC, May 6, 2009, (with J. P. Robinson, & P. Harwood) (Presented by Rivers)

“The National Language Service Corps,” presented to the Second National Chinese Language Conference, Chicago, IL, May 2, 2009 (invited)

“The National Language Service Corps,” invited talk presented to the Tenth Annual SCOLA Conference, Omaha, NE, April 30, 2009 (invited)

“US Language Policy Attitudes 2000-2008.” NCOLCTL Annual Meeting, April 24, 2009, Madison, WI (with Robinson, J.P., & Paul Harwood)

“US Language Policy Attitudes 2000-2008.” University of Maryland Population Research Center Colloquium, December 12, 2008 (with Robinson, J. P., Brecht, R.D., & Harwood, P.)

“The National Language Service Corps.” Presented at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, November 2008, Orlando, FL

“The National Language Service Corps.” Presented at ATA 2008, Orlando, FL

“Language and Tolerance in the United States,” 11th annual International Conference “Ахановское чтение, Almaty, Kazakhstan, May 2008. (with S. Martin, and J. P. Robinson.)

“A Propensity Model Evaluation of the Impact of Title VI on Slavic and Mid-Eastern LCTLs,” paper presented at the 2007 meeting of the American Council of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, Chicago, IL, December 28, 2007

“An Evaluation of the National Impact of Title VI of the Higher Education Act on Slavic and Middle Eastern Languages in the US, with Ewa M. Golonka and Richard D. Brecht, presented at the Inaugural Conference on Cultural and Linguistic Diversity, World Language Centre in Iceland, November 2nd – 3rd 2007, Reykjavik.”

“An Evaluation of the National Impact of Title VI of the Higher Education Act on Slavic and Mid-Eastern Languages in the US,” paper presented at “The Function of Russian as a Foreign Language, Heritage Language, and Medium of Communication in International Communication in Business, Government, and Science: Current Theoretical and Practical Issues in the Study and Teaching of Russian in the North American Context,” Conference of the American Council of Teachers of Russian, Washington, DC, October 17-19, 2007.

“Support for Language Policies in the US: Evidence from Large Scale Surveys,” with John P. Robinson and Richard D. Brecht, paper presented at “The Function of Russian as a Foreign Language, Heritage Language, and Medium of Communication in International Communication in Business, Government, and Science: Current Theoretical and Practical Issues in the Study and Teaching of Russian in the North American Context,” Conference of the American Council of Teachers of Russian, Washington, DC, October 17-19, 2007.

О коррелации языка и идентичности в Республике Казахстан,” paper presented at the XI Congress of the International Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature, Varna, Bulgaria, September 20, 2007

“Support for Language Policies in the US: Evidence from Large Scale Surveys,” Presented at: Тіл жэне төзімділік/Language and Tolerance/Язык и толерантность, the 10th annual International Conference “Ахановское чтение.” Almaty, Kazakhstan, May 18, 2007 (Plenary, with John Robinson and Richard Brecht)

“American Attitudes towards Language Policy,” Presented at the 2007 Meeting of the American Association for Public Opinion Research, Anaheim, CA, May 18, 2007 (with Richard Brecht and John Robinson).

“A Propensity-Model Evaluation of the Impact of Title VI on Slavic and Mid-Eastern LCTLs,” Presented at the 2007 Conference of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, Madison, WI, April 28, 2007 (with Ewa Golonka and Richard Brecht).

“CASL Overview and Overview of Predictors of Success in Third Language Acquisition,” Brown Bag Presented to the faculty of the Language Learning Center, Linthicum, Maryland, February 2, 2007, With Ewa M. Golonka

“CASL Overview and Overview of Predictors of Success in Third Language Acquisition,” Brown Bag Presented to the students of the Language Learning Center, Linthicum, Maryland, December 13, 2006, With Ewa M. Golonka

“Large Scale Social Surveys on American’s Language Abilities and Language Policy Attitudes,” Brown Bag presented at the University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language, May 23, 2006, with John P. Robinson.

“Beyond Ontology: Data Mapping for Language Variation,” Presented at the 2006 Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, January 8, 2006, Albuquerque, New Mexico, with Robin M. Dodsworth, Suzanne Wertheim, K. David Harrison, and Arienne Dwyer.

“Beyond Ontology: Data Mapping for Language Variation,” University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language Brown Bag, December 21, 2005, with Robin M. Dodsworth and Suzanne Wertheim.

“Metacognition, Advanced Second Language Acquisition, and Third Language Acquisition,” Guest Seminar for RUSS 619T, “Seminar in Linguistic Analysis of Russian: Language Pedagogy and Teaching Methodology,” (Maria Lekić), December 6, 2005, University of Maryland

“On the Advantages of Third Language Learning,” presented at the 2005 Meeting of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, November 19, 2005, Baltimore, MD

“High Level Language Acquisition Research at the University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language,” presented at the 2005 Meeting of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, November 19, 2005, Baltimore, MD

“On the Development of an Open archive for Language Variation,” poster at the New Ways of Analyzing Variation 34, October 20, 2005, New York, New York (with K. David Harrison, Richard D. Brecht, and Bernard Spolsky, with Solveig D. Gannon).

“On the Advantages of Third Language Learning and Their Realization,” paper presented at the Second Language Research Forum 2005, October 8, 2005, New York, New York (with Ewa M. Golonka)

“On the Correlation of Language and Self-Identity in the Republic of Kazakhstan,” presented at the Central Eurasian Studies Society, September 30, 2005, Boston, MA.

“Conversion Training: What is Known about Third Language Acquisition,” with Ewa M. Golonka, presented at the University of Maryland School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, August 2, 2005.

“The Present State of the National Language Capacity,” with Richard D. Brecht, presented at the Interagency Language Roundtable Showcase: Preparing for the Global Language Challenge, July 29, 2005, Columbia, MD

“Conversion Training: What is Known about Third Language Acquisition,” with Ewa M. Golonka, presented at Interagency Language Roundtable Showcase: Preparing for the Global Language Challenge, July 29, 2005, Columbia, MD

“Conversion Training: What is Known about Third Language Acquisition,” with Ewa M. Golonka, presented at the 14th World Congress of Applied Linguistics, Madison, WI, July 27, 2005.

“Action Linguistics,” with Richard D. Brecht, presented at the 14th World Congress of Applied Linguistics, Madison, WI, July 27, 2005.

“Making Language Variation Visible,” Poster at the 2005 EMELD Workshop, July 1-3, Cambridge, Massachusetts (with D. Harrison, R. Brecht, B. Spolsky)

“Language Capacity Research at the Center for Advanced Study of Language,” presented to the University of Maryland START Center, June 9, 2005.

“TTO 036 Immersion Training Pilot Project: Measuring the Effects of Short-Term Immersion,” brown bag seminar presented at the Center for Advanced Study of Languages, University of Maryland, May 10, 2005 (with V. Frank and E. Golonka).

“On the Advantages of Third Language Learning,” paper presented at the 2005 Meeting of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, Madison, WI, April 15-17, 2005.

“CASL Information Session,” Plenary presentation at the 2005 Meeting of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, Madison, WI, April 15-17, 2005 (with Richard D. Brecht).

“The Heritage Languages Resource System: Advanced Visualization Techniques for Data on National Language Capacity,” poster presented at the CASL NSA Year of Languages Open House, March 29, 2005.

“The CASL Language Variation Library,” poster presented at the CASL NSA Year of Languages Open House, March 29, 2005 (with E. Golonka)

“Third Language Acquisition Research at the Center for Advanced Study of Language,” poster presented at the CASL NSA Year of Languages Open House, March 29, 2005 (with E. Golonka)

“The Pat Roberts Intelligence Scholars Program – Program Selection Tool,” poster presented at the CASL NSA Year of Languages Open House, March 29, 2005 (with V. Frank, E. Golonka)

“The Immersion Evaluation Kit Pilot Project,” poster presented at the CASL NSA Year of Languages Open House, March 29, 2005. (with V. Frank and E. Golonka)

“The Heritage Languages Resource System: Advanced Visualization Techniques for Data on National Language Capacity,” poster presented at the CASL Open House, March 22, 2005, The University of Maryland

“The CASL Language Variation Library,” poster presented at the CASL Open House, March 22, 2005, The University of Maryland (with D. Harrison, S. Gannon, and E. Golonka)

“Third Language Acquisition Research at the Center for Advanced Study of Language,” poster presented at the CASL Open House, March 22, 2005, The University of Maryland (with E. Golonka)

“The Pat Roberts Intelligence Scholars Program – Program Selection Tool, “poster presented at the CASL Open House, March 22, 2005, The University of Maryland (with V. Frank, E. Golonka)

“The Immersion Evaluation Kit Pilot Project,” poster presented at the CASL Open House, March 22, 2005, The University of Maryland (with V. Frank and E. Golonka)

“The Heritage Languages Resource System: Advanced Visualization Techniques for Data on National Language Capacity,” poster presented at the CASL Open House, March 22, 2005, The University of Maryland

“Current Practice in Adult Instructed Third Language Acquisition,” Paper presented at the 2005 Georgetown University Round Table on Linguistics, March 13, 2005 (with Ewa M. Golonka), Washington, DC

“Overview of CASL and its ongoing Research,” Talk presented at the National Foreign Language Week kickoff breakfast, March 7, 2005, University of Maryland

“CASL Overview and Arabic Projects,” Presented at the Arabic Working Group of the Interagency Consortium on Intermediate and Advanced Language Training, Annapolis Junction, MD, January 11, 2005

“CASL Research in Language Variation,” Presented at the USED-NSEP-CASL Meeting on Collaborative Research Agendas, Chicago, November 18, 2004

“National Capacity in Chinese,” Presented at “U.S. National Security: The Chinese Challenge,” forum of the University of Maryland Center for Global Chinese Studies, November 4, 2004, College Park, MD

“Advanced Visualization Techniques for Data on National Language Capacity,” poster presented at the NSA Language Week, October 25, 2004

“Formal Third Language Learning Programs for Adult Learners,” presented at the Second Language Research Forum 2004, October 15, 2004, State College, PA. (With Ewa Golonka).

“Summary of Third Language Learning Effects,” Presented at the First Working Session of the Language Variation Research Project, University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language, Washington, DC, July 22, 2004. (With Ewa Golonka).

“Microeconomic Factors Affecting Language Choices in Kazakhstan in the Context of National Policy,” University of Maryland Center for the Advanced Study of Language Seminar, University of Maryland, May 25, 2004.

“The Center for Advanced Study of Language, Vision and Overview,” Presentation at the American Association of Applied Linguistics, Portland, Oregon, May 2, 2004

“Sociolinguistics and Less Commonly Taught Languages at the Center for Advanced Study of Language,” Presentation at the American Association of Applied Linguistics, Portland, Oregon, May 2, 2004.

“Less Commonly Taught Languages and the Center for Advanced Study of Languages,” presentation for National Foreign Language Week the University of Maryland, March 2, 2004.

“Metacognition and Adult Second Language Learners,” University of Maryland Cognitive Neuropsychology Lecture Series, November 11, 2003

“The Center for Advanced Study of Language, its Vision, and it Contribution to National Security,” paper presented at the 2003 Meeting of the American Translators Association, Phoenix, AZ, November 8, 2003

“Factors Affecting Language Choice among Undergraduates in Kazakhstan,” paper presented at: Linguistic Challenges to National Development and International Co-operation, Sixth International Conference on Language and Development, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 15 October 2003.

“О роли микроэкономических факторов в сохранении казахского и русского языков среди казахстанских студентов,” [On the Role of Microeconomic Factors in the Preservation of Kazakh and Russian among Kazakhstani College Students,] paper presented at the X Congress of MAPRIAL (International Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature), July 4, 2003, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia

“Language Access in Maryland and the State Highway Administration,” Presented to the Maryland State Highway Administration, Baltimore, MD, January 21, 2003.

“Language Access in Maryland and the Motor Vehicle Administration,” Presented to the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration, Glen Burnie, MD, January 14, 2003.

“Language Access in Maryland and the Department of Aging,” Presented to the January Meeting of Area Aging Agencies, Maryland Department of Aging, Baltimore, MD, January 3, 2003

“Limited English Proficiency Policy and Training,” presentation to the Maryland Department of General Services, Baltimore, MD, November 20, 2002.

“Needs Assessment and Training for LEP Policy,” presentation to the Maryland State Attorney General’s Office, Assistant Attorneys’ General Working Group on Contracts and Procurement, Baltimore, MD, October 25, 2002.

“The Language Marketplace,” plenary presentation at the Second National Conference on Heritage Languages, Tyson’s Corner, VA, October 18, 2002

“Needs Assessment and Training for LEP Policy,” plenary presentation to the Maryland State LEP Task Force Meeting, Baltimore, MD, September 18, 2002.

“LEP Policy and Needs Assessment in Maryland,” Presentation to the Howard County Department of Social Services, Columbia, MD, March 20, 2002.

“Language and National Security: Notes on What America Needs and What America Has,” Presentation to The Fossils, Bethesda, MD, February 28, 2002.

“LEP Policy Recommendations for the State of Maryland – Preliminary Report,” Presentation to the Carroll County Department of Social Services, Westminster, Maryland, December 10, 2001.

“Large-Scale Social Surveys on Americans’ Language Skills & Attitudes,” Presented at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2001, Washington, DC, November 17, 2001. (With Richard D. Brecht).

“Update and Preliminary Results of Maryland State Survey of the Impact of Limited English Proficiency,” presentation to the Baltimore County Department of Social Services, Reisterstown, Maryland, October 31, 2001.

“Department of Juvenile Justice LEP Project,” presentation to the Superintendents of Resident Facilities, Baltimore, Maryland, October 18, 2001. (With C. Souryal-Shriver).

“The Maryland State Survey of the Impact of Limited English Proficiency,” presentation to the Maryland State Counsels for Social Service Agencies, Maryland Judicial Training Center, Annapolis, Maryland, September 25, 2001.

Response to H. Alidou, “Bilingual Education in Francophone West Africa,” Monterey Conference on Language and National Security I, Monterey, California, September 10, 2001.

“Language Use Behaviors and Attitudes among Kazakhstani College Students,” lecture presented at Bryn Mawr College, Russian Department, April 25, 2001.

“National Security, the New Economy, and the Less Commonly Taught Languages in 2001.” Plenary paper, 2001 Conference of the National Council of Organizations of Less Commonly Taught Languages. April 7, 2001, Ballston, Virginia.

“The Language Services Industry and Voluntary Standards.” Paper presented for National Foreign Language Week the University of Maryland, March 8, 2001.

“Microeconomic Factors in Language Choice among Kazakhstani College Students.” Paper delivered at 2000 Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, Washington, DC, December 2000.

“Comparison of Large-Scale Proficiency Databases.” Paper presented at ACTFL 2000, Boston, November 17, 2000.

“Russian as a World and Regional Language and the Needs for Russian in the US.” Paper presented at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2000 Meeting, Boston, November 16, 2000.

“Kazakhstani College Students, Mankurtism, and Attitudes towards First and Second Languages.” Paper presented at the First Annual Meeting of the Central Eurasian Studies Society, Madison, Wisconsin, September 29-October 1, 2000.

“Survey of the Professions 1998: Linguistic and Cultural Barriers to International Professional Practice,” plenary paper, delivered at 8th Annual Meeting of the Center for Quality Assurance in International Education, New Orleans, June 2, 2000.

“National Language Needs and National Security.” Presentation to the Federal Interagency Language Roundtable, February 18, 2000, Washington, DC.

“Preliminary Results of a Microeconomic Investigation of Language Choice in Kazakhstan.” National Foreign Language Center Mellon Foundation Policy Seminar, February 9, 2000. Washington, DC

“The Study of Kazakh and Russian Among College Students in Kazakhstan: Divergent Views of the Linguistic Future.” Paper presented at the 1999 Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages. Chicago, December 27-30, 1999.

“The Development of the Private Sector and its Role in Meeting National Language Needs.” Paper presented at the 1999 American Translators Association Meeting, November 4-7, 1999, St. Louis.

“Factors Influencing the Study of Russian in Kazakhstan: Ten years from the Language Law of 1989.” Paper presented at American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 1999 Meeting, November 18-21, 1999, Dallas.

“Основы статистического анализа социолингвистических и педагогических данных”. [Basics of Statistical Analysis of Sociolinguistic and Pedagogical Data] Lecture delivered at Kazakh State University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, June 24, 1999.

“Карьера изучающего иностранный язык: о роли изучения языка вне аудитории”. [The Language Learning Career: On the Role of Learning Outside of the Classroom]. Plenary Address, National Conference “Теоритические и практические основы лингвистической компетенции на современном этапе”. [The Theoretical and Practical Bases of Linguistic Competence: The Current State]. Al-Farabi Kazakh State National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, June 10, 1999.

“Language in the Workplace in the United States: Unmet needs, Unrealistic Expectations.” Plenary Address, 1999 American Councils for International Education Edmund S. Muskie and Freedom Support Act Alumni Conference: “New Models for Higher Education and Professional Development in the Central Asian Republics.” May 28 – 31, 1999, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Экономические аспекты языкового положения в США”. Plenary Address, International Conference on Modern Linguistics and National Perspectives of Foreign Language Teaching. Samarkand State University, Samarkand, Uzbekistan, May 18, 1999. [Economic Aspects of the Language Situation in the US.]

“Экономические основы языковой политики в США”. Актуальные проблемы современной лингвистики. 2-ая научно-теоретическая конференция «Ахановские чтения». Al-Farabi Kazakh State National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, May 10, 1999. [“Economic Aspects of Language Policy in the US.” Delivered at the Second National Scientific Conference, “Issues in Modern Linguistics.”]

“О настоящем языковом положении в США”. Lecture delivered at Kazakh State University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, April 12, 1999 [On the current language situation in the US.]

Языковая политика в США”. Lecture delivered at Kazakh State University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, March 30, 1999. [Language Policy in the US.]

“Параметры языковой политики в США”. Lecture delivered at Almaty State University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, March 24, 1999. [Parameters of Language Policy in the US.]

“Language and National Security for the 21st Century: The Federal Role in Supporting National Language Capacity.” Federal Interagency Language Roundtable, Washington, DC. January 29, 1999

“(Concrete) Pieces of the Puzzle: Instruments and Procedures for the Evaluation of the Effects of Immersion Learning.” Paper presented at 1998 Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, San Francisco, December 26, 1998.

“Microeconomic Factors in Language Choice in Kazakhstan.” National Foreign Language Center Mellon Foundation Policy Seminar, December 1998, Washington, DC.

“National Needs for Russian Language Competence.” Paper presented at American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 1998 Meeting, November 1998, Chicago.

“National Language Needs for National Security and Economic Competitiveness.” Paper presented at the 1998 American Translators Association Meeting, November 1998, Hilton Head, SC.

“The Private Language Services Industry and the Language Marketplace.” Paper presented at NFLC-ATA symposium, “Toward National Standards for Translation,” Washington, DC, June 5, 1998.

“Dragging and Pushing: Inter-Skills Correlations in Language Gain During Study Abroad in Russia.” Paper presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Mid-Atlantic Section, 1998 Meeting, Chestnut Hill, PA, March 1998

“A Market Forces Framework for Language Policy.” With Richard D. Brecht. Presented at the 2nd Meeting of the NFLC-ILR Task Force on US Government Language Needs, February 20, 1998

“Executive Functions and Self-Managed Language Learning: Implications for USG Language Learning Careers.” Paper presented to the Interagency Language Roundtable, November 1997, Washington, DC.

“Testing for ACTR Programs: Selection, Placement, Research.” Paper presented at 1997 Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, Toronto, December 1997. (invited paper)

“The Effects of Homestay Placements on Language Gain during Study Abroad.” Paper presented at 1997 Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, Toronto, December 1997.

“Foreign Language and the International Relations Program in APSIA Schools.” Presentation to the 1997 Meeting of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs, November, 1997, Washington, DC.

“Update on the National Role of the Language Portions of Title VI.” Paper presented to the Advisory Board of the Title VI Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Evaluation Project, September 1997, Washington, DC.

“The Experienced Language Learner: A Case for Self-Directed Language Learning.” Paper delivered at American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies Mid-Atlantic Conference 97, Albany, NY, March 1997.

“The Experienced Language Learner.” Paper delivered at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 1996 Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 1996.

“Preliminary Results and Recommendations from the DLI Cross Training Project.” Center for the Advancement of Language Learning Symposium on Cross Training, Arlington, VA, September 1996. (invited paper)

 

 

CONFERENCES AND MEETINGS:

 

 

“The Role of AI in Language Learning,” Workshop at the University of Pittsburgh, September 4, 2019, sponsored by the Open World Research Initiative, British Arts and Humanities Research Council, co-organizer with Katrin Kohl, Oxford University, and Karen Park, University of Pittsburg

ISO Technical Committee 232, Education and Learning Services, Ad Hoc Group 2, Feedback on ISO 21001:2018, 3rd meeting, June 4, 2019, Lyon, France (organizer and chair)

ISO Technical Committee 232, Education and Learning Services, Working Group 2, Language Learning Services, 1st meeting, June 4, 2019, Lyon, France (Co-chair with Cheng Yonghong)

Office of English Language Acquisition, United States Department of Education, “Multiliteracy Symposium: Celebrating the Diverse Linguistic and Cultural Assets of All Our Students,” Washington, DC, May 6, 2019 (organizing committee)

Association of Language Companies – National Council for Languages and International Studies, Language Industry Advocacy Day, May 1, 2019, Washington, DC (organizer and chair)

ISO Technical Committee 232, Education and Learning Services, Ad Hoc Group 2, Feedback on ISO 21001:2018, 2nd meeting, March 28, 2019 (Webex) (organizer and chair)

Language Advocacy Days, February 13-15, 2019, Washington, DC (Organizer)

“Education Policy: International, National/State/Local/District Level,” Plenary Panel at the 7th International Conference on Dual Language Immersion, Charlotte, NC, February 9, 2019 (Organizer and Chair)

“ALC Advocacy Forum: Panel and Open Discussion on Worker Classification Issues,” half-day Forum at the 2019 UnConference of the Association of Language Companies, January 17, 2019, Huntington Beach, CA (Co-Organizer and Co-Moderator with Rick Antezana)

“Federal Funding Sources for Language Programs,” joint webinar presented by the National Council of State Supervisors of Foreign Languages, the National Association of District Supervisors of Foreign Languages, and the Joint National Committee for Languages, January 10, 2019 (Organizer and Moderator)

ISO Technical Committee 232, Education and Learning Services, Ad Hoc Group 2, Feedback on ISO 21001:2018, 1st meeting, January 8, 2019 (Webex) (organizer and chair)

“Fédération Internationale des Traducteurs – North America, Annual Meeting, October 24, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana (Organizer and Chair)

Translation and Interpreting Summit, October 23, 2017, New Orleans, Louisiana (Organizer and Chair)

“Language Learners in Anglophone Contexts,” Symposium at Jesus College, Oxford University, September 30 – October 1, 2018, sponsored by the Open World Research Initiative, British Arts and Humanities Research Council, co-organizer with Katrin Kohl, Oxford University, and Karen Park, University of Pittsburg

ISO Technical Committee 232, Learning Services in the Informal Sector, Working Group 4, Educational Assessment outside the formal sector, September 17, 2018, Hangzhou, China (Organizer and Chair)

Association of Language Companies Washington Leaders’ Forum, August 8, Washington, DC (Organizer and Chair)

ISO Technical Committee 232, Learning Services in the Informal Sector, Working Group 4, Educational Assessment outside the formal sector, Working Group 5, Terminology, and Working Group 6, Distance Learning, June 11-14, Monterey, California (Organizer; Chair, Working Group 4)

ISO Technical Committee 232, Learning Services in the Informal Sector, Working Group 4, Educational Assessment outside the Formal Sector, June 11-14, 2018, Monterey, California (Convenor)

Language Advocacy Days, February 14-16, 2018, Washington, DC (Organizer)

DC Immersion Bilingual Education Fair, Professional Development Session, Washington, DC, January 20, 2018 (Co-organizer with V. Bertelli, L. Silver)

LocWorld35 Silicon Valley, November 1-3, 2017, Santa Clara, CA (Program Committee)

Interpret America 6, Washington, October 30, 2017, Washington, DC (moderator)

ASTM Technical Committee F43, Language Services and Products, Subcommittees F43.01, F43.03, F43.05, and F43.96 meetings, October 25, 2017, Washington, DC (Organizer and Chair)

American Translators Association – National Council for Languages and International Studies 2017 Advocacy Day, October 25, 2017, Washington, DC (Organizer and Chair)

Translation and Interpreting Summit, October 24, 2017, Washington, DC (Organizer and Chair)

ISO Technical Committee 232, Learning Services in the Informal Sector, Working Group 4, Educational Assessment outside the Formal Sector, September 24-29, Dresden, Germany (Convenor)

APEC Workshop on Global Competencies and Economic Integration, August 7-8, 2017, Monterey, CA (Organizer and co-Chair)

ASTM Technical Committee F43, Language Services and Products, Subcommittees F43.01, F43.02, and F43.03 meetings, March 16, 2017, McLean, VA (Organizer and Chair)

ISO Technical Committee 232, Learning Services in the Informal Sector, Working Group 4, Educational Assessment outside the Formal Sector, February 21-23, 2017, Alexandria, VA (Convenor)

Joint National Committee for Languages – National Council for Language and International Studies, 2017 Language Advocacy Days and Delegate Assembly, February 15-17, 2017, Washington, DC (Organizer and Executive Director)

ISO Technical Committee 232, Learning Services in the Informal Sector, Working Group 4, Educational Assessment outside the Formal Sector, February 8, 2017, Webex (Convenor)

ISO Technical Committee 232, Learning Services in the Informal Sector, Working Group 4, Educational Assessment outside the Formal Sector, January 16-19, 2017, Paris, France (Convenor)

Translation and Interpreting Summit, November 1, 2016, San Francisco, CA (Chair; organizer)

ASTM Technical Committee F43, Language Services and Products, Subcommittees F43.01, F43.03, and F43.96 meetings, November 2, 2016, San Francisco, CA (Organizer and Chair)

ASEAN Translation and Interpreting Summit, Bankgog, Thailand, October 25-28, 2016 (Organizing committee)

ISO Technical Committee 232, Learning Services in the Informal Sector, Working Group 4, Educational Assessment outside the Formal Sector, September 26-28, 2016, Moscow (Convenor)

WHY MULTILITERACY? A Symposium on Multiliteracy and Dual Language Learning for ALL, United States Department of Education, Washington, DC, September 23, 2016 (Organizing committee)

Language Industry Internship Summit, New York, NY, March 20, 2016 (Steering committee)

A New National Commission on Language: What is Different About This Time? A Symposium In Memory of Richard D. Lambert, National Foreign Language Center, Washington, DC, March 17, 2016 (co-organizer with D. Ellis and R. Brecht)

Joint National Committee for Languages – National Council for Language and International Studies, 2016 Language Advocacy Days and Delegate Assembly, February 24-26, 2016, Washington, DC (Organizer)

International Standards Organisation, Technical Committee 232 on Learning Services in the Informal Sector, Working Group 4 on Assessment of Educational Outcomes in the Informal Sector, January 25-27, 2016, Washington, DC (organizer and convenor)

ASTM Technical Committee F43, Language Services and Products, Subcommittees F43.01, F43.03, and F43.96 meetings, November 4, 2015, Miami, FL (Organizer and Chair)

Translation and Interpreting Summit, November 3, 2015, Miami, FL (Chair pro tempore; organizer)

Language Industry Internship Summit, Santa Clara, CA, October 14, 2015 (Steering committee)

“Understanding Global Professional Competencies,” Symposium at Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, October 12-13, 2015 (co-organizer)

Japan Association for Management of Training and Education, International Symposium, HR Development in an Era of Globalization: Responding to the Needs of Society, Tokyo, July 24, 2015 (facilitator)

ASTM Technical Committee F43, Language Services and Products, Subcommittees F43.01, F43.03, F43.04, and F43.96 meetings, June 4, 2015, College Park, MD (Organizer and Chair)

Joint National Committee for Languages – National Council for Language and International Studies, 2015 Language Advocacy Days and Delegate Assembly, May 7-8, 2015, Washington, DC (Organizer)

International Conference on ASEAN Best Practices on Language, Translation, Interpretation, Sign Language Interpreting and Informatics In Celebration of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s 60th Birthday Anniversary, Bangkok, April 28-May 1, 2015, (Organizing Committee)

ISO Technical Committee 232, Learning Services in the Informal Sector, ad hoc Working Group on Assessment, December 4, 2014, Tokyo (Convener)

ASTM Technical Committee F43, Language Services and Products, Subcommittees F43.01, F43.04, and F43.95 meetings, November 6, 2014, Chicago, IL (Organizer and Chair)

Joint National Committee for Languages – National Council for Language and International Studies, 2014 Delegate Assembly and Legislative Day, May 8-9, 2014, Washington, DC (Organizer)

ASTM Technical Committee F43, Language Services and Products, April 3-4, 2014, West Conshohocken, PA (Organizer and Chair)

ASTM Technical Subcommittee F43.95, United States Technical Advisory Group to ISO Technical Committee 232, Learning Services in the Informal Sector, April 3, 2014, West Conshohocken, PA (Organizer and Chair)

ASTM Technical Subcommittee F43.90, Executive Committee to ASTM F43, April 3, 2014, West Conshohocken, PA (Organizer and Chair)

ASTM Technical Subcommittee F43.03 on Language Translation, November 6, 2013, San Antonio, TX (Chair)

Language for All? The Anglophone Challenge, September 30, 2013, College Park, MD (Co-Sponsor and Co-Organizer)

18th Annual Localisation Research Centre Localisation and Internationalisation Conference, September 23-25, 2013, Limerick, Ireland (Steering Committee)

Joint National Committee for Languages – National Council for Language and International Studies, 2013 Delegate Assembly and Legislative Day, May 2013, Washington, DC (Organizer)

National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, April 2013 (Organizing Committee)

“Language for All: Perspectives and Evidence,” Policy Working Group, April 22, 2013, College Park, MD (Organizer)

ISO Technical Committee 232, Learning Services in the Informal Sector, Sixth Plenary Meeting, December 11-13, 2012, Washington, DC (Organizer)

ISO Technical Committee 232, Learning Services in the Informal Sector, Working Group 2, Language Learning Services, Fourth Meeting, December 12-13 2012, Washington, DC (Organizer)

ASTM Technical Committee F43, Language Services and Products, Fall 2012 Meeting, November 14, Philadelphia, PA (Organizer)

ASTM Technical Committee F43, Language Services and Products, Spring 2012 Meeting, May 14-15, New Orleans, LA (Organizer)

National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages 2012 (program committee)

ASTM Technical Committee F43, Language Services and Products, Fall 2011 Meeting, November 16, 2011, Denver, CO (Organizer)

ASTM Technical Subcommittee F43.02, Language Training, Fall 2011 Meeting, November 16, 2011, Denver, CO (Organizer)

ASTM Technical Subcommittee F43.04, Language Assessment, Fall 2011 Meeting, November 16, 2011, Denver, CO (Organizer)

ASTM Technical Subcommittee F43.95, United States Technical Advisory Group to the International Organizations of Standards Technical Committee 232, Learning in the Informal Sector, Fall 2011 Meeting, November 16, 2011, Denver, CO (Organizer)

ASTM Technical Subcommittee F43.01, Language Interpreting, Fall 2011 Meeting, October 26, 2011, Boston, MA, (Organizer)

ASTM Technical Subcommittee F43.03, Language Translation, Fall 2011 Meeting, October 26, 2011, Boston, MA, (Organizer)

ASTM Technical Subcommittee F43.90, Executive Committee, Fall 2011 Meeting, October 26, 2011, Boston, MA, (Organizer)

ASTM Technical Subcommittee F43.96, United States Technical Advisory Group to the International Organizations of Standards Technical Committee 37, Terminology and Language and Content Resources, Fall 2011 Meeting, October 26, 2011, Boston, MA

Federal Interagency Language Roundtable, September 30, 2011. Washington, DC. Organizer of Plenary, “ASTM F43”

ACTFL CEFR Alignment Conference 2011: The Elements of Proficiency: An Emerging Consensus for Language Assessment and Instruction, Provo, Utah, August 4-6, 2011, Rapporteur

US Government ILR Summit on Listening, Washington, DC, 16-17 June 2011, Facilitator

National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages 2011 – Program Committee

ASTM Technical Committee F43, “Language Services and Products,” Inaugural Meeting, Chair and Organizer, Washington, DC, February 17, 2011

US Government ILR Summit on Listening, Facilitator, Washington, DC, 14-15 February, 2011

Enhancing University Research and Entrepreneurial Capacity Program Inaugural Conference, Washington, DC, October 6-7, 2010; member of organizing committee

The Function of Russian as a Foreign Language, Heritage Language, and Medium of Communication in International Communication in Business, Government, and Science: Current Theoretical and Practical Issues in the Study and Teaching of Russian in the North American Context, Conference of the American Council of Teachers of Russian, Washington, DC, October 17-19, 2007. (Member of the organizing committee).

Federal Interagency Language Roundtable 2005 Showcase, Organizer of CASL Sessions, July 29, 2005, Howard Community College, Columbia, MD

CASL Open House, March 29, 2005, at the National Security Agency, Organizer

NSEP, USED, CASL Meeting on Collaborative Research Agendas, Chicago, November 18, 2004, Organizer and Chair

Second Working Session on Language Variation: Assessment and Ontology, College Park, MD, August 16-17, 2004. Organizer and Chair.

First Working Session on Language Variation, College Park, MD, July 22-23, 2004. Organizer and Chair.

Working Session on a Five-Year Research Agenda in Translation, Washington, DC, January 30-31, 2004. Organizer, co-Chair with D. deTerra and C. Ingold.

Federal Interagency Language Roundtable, February 18, 2000. Washington, DC. Organizer.

National Foreign Language Center Policy Forum, Coordinator (1999 – 2001)

 

 

PANELS & COLLOQUIA:

 

“Changes to Language Access in the Section 1557 Regulations,” Webinar, with S. duMont-Perez and M. Youdelman, July 9, 2019

“Positive Impact of Multiliteracy,” Panel at the Office of English Language Acquisition, United States Department of Education, “Multiliteracy Symposium: Celebrating the Diverse Linguistic and Cultural Assets of All Our Students,” Washington, DC, May 6, 2019 (Plenary, with Donald Gentile, Roberto Sanchez, Alexander Ortiz, Kerry McKittrick)

Closing Panel at the Atlanta Association of Translators and Interpreters 2019 Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 13, 2019 (plenary, with Holly Silvestri, Amanda Williams, and Paul Panusky)

“Advocating for English Learners,” panel at the National Council of State Title III Directors, Lake Buena Vista, FL, March 6, 2019 (plenary, with José A. Viana, Carol Salva, and Barbara Kennedy)

“Translation and Interpreting, and the promotion of cultural heritage as a foundation of social justice,” webinar for International Translation Day, sponsored by la Fédération Internationale des Traducteurs – North America, October 1, 2018 (organizer and moderator)

“Language Learners in Anglophone Contexts,” Tea and Discussion, Jesus College, Oxford University, September 30, 2018 (co-organizer and panelist)

“ALC Industry Survey,” Association of Language Companies 2018 Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, April 26, 2018 (respondent)

“Localizing Episode Titles for Netflix TV Shows: Creative and Technical Challenges,” LocWorld35 Silicon Valley, Santa Clara, CA, November 2, 2017, chair

“Translation, Interpreting, and Human Rights: Celebrating International Translation Day 2017,” Webinar for the American Translators Association and the Fédération Internationale des Traducteurs, September 28, 2017 (moderator); available at http://www.ttt.org/itd/

“Advanced Roundtable: Can You Protect Yourself from a Worker Classification Audit,” Roundtable at the Association of Language Companies 2017 Annual Conference, Miami Beach, FL, May 18, 2017 (panelist)

“Future Proofing Your Company: What Does it Take?,” Keynote panel at the Association of Language Companies 2017 Annual Conference, Miami Beach, FL, May 18, 2017 (panelist)

“Does virtual exchange enhance language skills in English and other languages? How do we assess the impact?” The Stevens Initiative Virtual Exchange Forum, The Aspen Institute, Washington, DC, April 25, 2017 (moderator and panelist)

“A Roundtable on the Report of the National Commission on Language Education and Its Consequences for the Language Profession,” Plenary Session at the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages 2017, Schaumberg, IL, April 21, 2017 (panelist)

“Teaching and Learning Italian: Envisioning the Future of Our Language and Opportunities for Our Students,” Michigan World Language Association 2916 Conference, Lansing, MI, November 10, 2016 (panelist)

“Michigan World Languages Instructors Methods Forum,” Michigan World Language Association 2916 Conference, Lansing, MI, November 10, 2016 (panelist)

“Deepening the Involvement of the Language Profession in Generation Study Abroad,” Panel at the 2016 Generation Study Abroad Summit, Institute for International Education, Washington, DC, October 25, 2016 (panelist)

Translators and Interpreters Network, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fort Worth, 1st Annual Language Symposium, September 30, 2016, Fort Worth, TX (panelist)

National Association of Bilingual Educators, Leadership Forum: National Crisis in Teacher Diversity, March 3, 2016, Chicago (panelist)

“Cross-Sector Collaboration,” Association of Language Companies, January 29, 2016, Austin, TX (Panelist)

Russian Language Journal, Editorial Board Meeting, January 8, 2016, Austin, TX, (Chair)

“Language in DC: How We Make the Case for Interpreting,” Interpretopics Session at Interpret America 5, June 13, 2015, Monterey, CA (leader)

Central States Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Delegate Assembly Roundtables, March 12, 2015, Minneapolis, MN (facilitator)

“Economic and Workforce Development Impacts of Language Immersion,” DC Language Immersion Project, February 24, 2015, Washington, DC (panelist)

“Changing Contexts and New Outcomes for the Study of the Languages and Cultures of the Post-Soviet Space,” Presidential Panel at the 2015 Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, January 10, 2015, Vancouver, BC (organizer)

Russian Language Journal, Editorial Board Meeting, January 9, 2015, Vancouver, BC, (Chair)

“Recent Developments in Translation-Related ISO Standards: Impact on Translators and Language Services Providers,” Session at the 55th Annual Conference of the American Translators Association, November 6, 2014, Chicago, IL

“The British Academy Born Global Symposium: Understanding the Value of Languages for Employment,” Symposium at the Languages Live Show, Sponsored by The British Academy, October 17, 2014, London, England

“The British Academy Born Global Symposium: Improving the Supply Chain for Languages,” Symposium at the Languages Live Show, Sponsored by The British Academy, October 17, 2014, London, England

“Is English still enough for Anglophone countries,” Roundtable sponsored by The Guardian and The British Academy, June 25, 2014, London, England

“Advocacy,” Delegate Assembly Working Groups, Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, March 20, 2014, St. Louis, IL (facilitator)

Russian Language Journal, Editorial Board Meeting, January 10, 2014, Chicago, IL (Chair)

“Translation Standards in ASTM and ISO: What It Means for You,” Session at the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Translators Association, November 8th, 2013, San Antonio, TX (Organizer)

“Why raise this issue now?” Plenary Panel at “Language for All? The Anglophone Challenge,” September 30, 2013, College Park, MD (Moderator)

“Is Government the Guardian of the ‘Long Tail,’” Session at the 18th Annual Localisation Research Centre Localisation and Internationalisation Conference, September 25th, 2013, Limerick, Ireland (Chair)

“New Developments in National and International Standards for Translation and Interpreting,” Session at the 2012 Conference of the American Translators Association, October 24, 2012, San Diego, CA (Chair)

“Evaluating the Validity of NLSC Self-Assessment Scores,” Session at the 2011 Meeting of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, November 20, 2010, Denver, CO, (Chair)

“Standard Setting for Government Proficiency Testing,” Session at the 2010 Meeting of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, November 20, 2010, Boston, MA (Chair)

“Maximizing Prior Experience: The Case of Third Language Learning,” Session at the 2005 Meeting of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, November 19, 2005, Baltimore, MD (Chair)

“Conversion Training: What is Known about L3 Acquisition,” Panel at the 2005 Showcase of the Interagency Language Roundtable, July 29, 2005, Columbia, MD (Chair)

“Third Language Acquisition,” Panel at the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, Madison, WI, April 15, 2005 (Chair)

“A Five Year Agenda for Translation Research,” 2004 Meeting of the American Translators Association, Toronto, Canada, October 17, 2004. (Chair, withdrew.)

“The Center for Advanced Study of Language – Mission and Activities,” Information session held at the American Association of Applied Linguistics, Portland, Oregon, May 2, 2004. (Chair)

“Research and Development for Language and National Security,” panel for National Foreign Language Week at the University of Maryland, March 2, 2004. (Chair)

“Advanced Research on Translation at the Center for Advanced Study of Language,” American Translators Association 2003 Meeting, Phoenix, November 8, 2003, (Chair)

“Curricular Models for Language Programming at the Superior and Distinguished Levels,” ACTFL 2001, Washington, DC, November 16, 2001. (Chair)

“Russian as a World and Regional Language and the Response of the US Educational System.” ACTFL 2000, Boston, November 18, 2000. (Chair)

“Roundtable on Comparative Analyses of Large-Scale Datasets.” ACTFL 2000, Boston, November 17, 2000. (Chair)

“Empirical Research on Study Abroad and Advanced Language Learning.” Bi-National Symposium on the Study and Acquisition of Russian, Washington, DC, June 15-16, 2000. (Respondent).

“Determining and Meeting Needs for Intercultural Communications in the Globalized Professions,” Plenary Session and Workshop, 8th Annual Meeting of the Center for Quality Assurance in International Education, New Orleans, June 2, 2000. (Co-facilitator with Richard D. Brecht and Gary Weaver).

“Recruiting Heritage Language Speakers to Meet National Needs.” NATIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE CENTER Language Policy Forum. December 7, 1999. Washington, DC. (Co – Chair).

“National Language Needs, Government Policy, and the Private Sector.” Panel at the 1999 meeting of the American Translators Association, St. Louis, November 9, 1999. (Chair)

“IREX Roundtable on Research in Kazakhstan.” June 29, 1999. Almaty, Kazakhstan. (Roundtable Presenter).

“Current Achievements and Needs: The View from the Workplace.” Roundtable at the 1999 American Councils for International Education Edmund S. Muskie and Freedom Support Act Alumni Conference: “New Models for Higher Education and Professional Development in the Central Asian Republics.” May 29 - 30, 1999, Almaty, Kazakhstan. (Moderator.)

“Language Needs in Education and the Professions.” Panel at the 1999 American Councils for International Education Edmund S. Muskie and Freedom Support Act Alumni Conference: “New Models for Higher Education and Professional Development in the Central Asian Republics.” May 29 - 30, 1999, Almaty, Kazakhstan. (Discussant.)

“The Acquisition of Russian during Study Abroad.” 1998 Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, San Francisco, December, 1998. (Chair)

“Numbers and Stories: Statistical and Ethnographic Research on the Acquisition of Russian.” Panel at American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Mid-Atlantic Section, 1998 Meeting, Chestnut Hill, PA, March 1998 (Chair)

“ILR-NFLC Task Force on US Government Language Needs.” Washington, DC. February 20, 1998. (Co-Organizer).

“Maximizing Opportunities of Learning: Language Learners and their Environments.” Panel at American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Mid-Atlantic Section, 1997 Meeting, Albany, NY, March 1997. (Secretary)

“Symposium on Cross Training.” Center for the Advancement of Language Learning, Arlington, VA, September 1996. (Facilitator and presenter)

 

 

ACADEMIC, PROFESSIONAL, CIVIC SERVICE

 

Occasional reviewer, Modern Language Journal, Language Policy, Journal of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, Journal of Sociolinguistics, Foreign Language Annals, Russian Language Journal, TESOL International Research Foundation Alatis Prize, John Benjamins Publishing

Editorial Board, Хабаршы. Филология Сериясы/Вестник Казахского государственного национального университета им. аль-Фараби. Серия филологическая. al-Farabi Kazakh State National University, Eurasian Journal of Philology: Science and Education, 2018 –

Member, Delegation of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences to the British Academy, Joint Meeting on Languages, London, England, June 19, 2019

Member, Town of Garrett Park, Maryland, Committee on Parking and Traffic, 2018 – present

Member, Working Group, Commission on Language Learning, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, June 2017 – present

Member, Advisory Board, Planet Word Museum, 2017 – present

Member, Association of Language Companies Bridge (Academic Outreach, https://www.alcus.org/page/ALC_Bridge), 2017 – Present

Member, National English Language Roundtable, 2016 – present

Member, US Delegation to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, 38th Meeting of the Human Resources Development Working Group, Arequipa, Perù, May 7-10, 2016

Member, US Delegation to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, Educational Network Meeting, Arequipa, Perù, May 8-9, 2016

Member, US Delegation to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, Preparatory Conference for the 6th APEC Education Ministers’ Meeting, Arequipa, Perù, May 5-6, 2016

Member, Education and Pedagogy Committee, American Translators Association, 2015 – present

Member, Advisory Board, Georgia State University Center for Urban Language Teaching and Research, 2014 – present

Director, Global Talent Program, Globalization and Localization Association, 2014 – 2016

Member, US Delegation to ISO Technical Committee 37 Meeting, Berlin, Germany, June 2014

Member, US Delegation to the British Academy and American Academy of Arts and Sciences Conference, London, England, June 23, 2014

Member, Board of Directors of the Collaborative Research, Innovation, and Standards Program, Globalization and Localization Association, 2013 – 2015

Member, National Advisory Board, StarTalk, 2013 –

Head of Delegation for the United States of America, 2013 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Educational Collaboration Project Symposium, Seoul, Republic of Korea, November 14-15, 2013

External Member, Institutional Review Board (IRB), Center for Applied Linguistics, August 2013 –

Member, US Delegation to ISO Technical Committee 37 Meeting, Pretoria, South Africa, June 2013

Editor, Russian Language Journal, 2013 – 2017

Policy Committee, Linguistic Society of America, 2013 – Present

Steering Committee, East Coast Organization of Language Testers, 2012 – 2015

Steering Committee, Localization Research Center 2013 Conference, Limerick, Ireland

Member, US Technical Advisory Group to ISO Technical Committee 37, Terminology and other language and content resources, 2012 – present

Member, US Technical Advisory Group to ISO Technical Committee 176, Quality Management and Quality Assurance, 2013

Representative of the Joint National Committee of Languages and the National Council of Languages and International Studies to the Translation and Interpreting Summit, 2012 – present

Member, US Technical Advisory Group to ISO Technical Committee 232, January 2010 – present

Associate Editor, Russian Language Journal, 2009 – 2013

Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Advisory Council, 2012 – present

Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Advisory Council, 2012 – present

American Councils for International Education Delegate to the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, 2009 – 2012

Corporate Human Subjects Research Protection Officer, Integrated Training Solutions, 2008 – 2012

Maryland State Task Force on Heritage Languages, 2008 – 2009

CASL Alternate Delegate to the Joint National Committee on Languages and the National Council of Languages and International Studies, 2005 – 2012

CASL Ad-Hoc Committee on Improving the Workplace (CASL Improvement Team) 2006-2007

CASL Second Language Acquisition Senior Research Scientist Search Committee, AY 2006

CASL Culture & Anthropology Research Scientist Search Committee, AY 2006

Occasional Reviewer, NEH Collaborative Humanities Research Program, 2007 – present

American Council of Teachers of Russian/Russian Overseas Flagship Academic Council, 2006 - 2012 

Board of Directors, American Council of Teachers of Russian, 2006 – 2012

Editor of “Russian in the News,” ACTR Letter, 2007 – 2010

   Member of the organizing committee for the Year of Russian Conference, October 2007, Washington, DC

Member of the Advisory Group for Flagship Programs, 2007 – present

Editorial Board, Russian Language Journal, 2005 – 2009

Fellowship Reviewer, National Flagship Language Program 2003 - 2008

Steering Committee, Interagency Consortium on Intermediate and Advanced Language Training, 2004 - 2005

External Committee Member, Dissertation of Jyldyz S. Smagulova, al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakh Academy of Sciences Dissertation Council D.14.A.01.22, 2004

Departmental Human Subjects Review Committee, University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language, 2003 – 2005

Maryland State Task Force on Limited English Proficiency, 2002- 2003

Maryland State Department of Corrections and Public Safety Task Force on Limited English Proficiency, 2002

Maryland State Department of Human Resources Task Force on Limited English Proficiency, 2001 - 2003

Washington Metropolitan Area Council of Governments Task Force on Mass Transit and Limited English Proficiency, 2002-2003

ASTM Technical Subcommittee F15.48/F43.03 on Translation Services, 1997- present

ASTM Technical Subcommittee F15.34/F43.01 on Interpreting Services, 1997- present

ILR-NFLC Task Force on US Government Language Needs, 1998-1999

 

 

LEGISLATIVE TESTIMONY

 

Testimony on Bilingualism and Biliteracy, delivered to the Council of the District of Columbia, Committee on Education, February 27, 2018

Written testimony on House Bill 1154, presented to the Ways and Means Committee of the Maryland House of Delegates, February 23, 2018

Written testimony on House Bill 1052, presented to the Ways and Means Committee of the Maryland House of Delegates, March 7, 2017

Organizer, Staff Briefing to the United States House of Representatives, “The Language Pipeline: Language Education & the National Interest,” December 6, 2016 

Organizer, Staff Briefing to the United States House of Representatives, “U.S. Global Competence:  The Role of International and Foreign Language Education Programs,” September 21, 2015 (with Georgetown University, the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Langauges, and the Coalition for International Education)

Testimony on House Bill 422 and Senate Bill 336, presented to the Joint Education Committee of the 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, May 12, 2015

Testimony on House Bill 166, presented to the Education Committee of the Maryland House of Delegates, February 12, 2015

Organizer, Staff Briefing to the United States House of Representatives, “The Educational and Economic Benefits of Language Learning,” April 1, 2014

Organizer, Staff Briefing to the United States House of Representatives, "U.S. Global Competence: The Role of International and Foreign Language Education," with Miriam Kazanjian, Coalition for International Education, September 17, 2014

Staff Briefing to the United States House of Representatives, “The Benefits of Foreign Language in K-12 Education,” August 21, 2013.

Testimony on House Bill 1174, presented to the Maryland State House of Delegates Committee on Commerce and Government Matters, March 7, 2002.

Testimony on Senate Bill 265, presented to the Maryland State Senate Committee on Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs, February 8, 2002.

 

 

 

MEDIA APPEARANCES

 

 

  • ·         “House Boosts Language Funding in Defense Bill,” Language Magazine, July 31, 2019,
  • ·         “Is Congress Lagging in Nationwide Push for Language Learning?” Corey Mitchell, Education Week, July 26, 2019,
  • ·         “Response to episode 105: A Conversation about ESL and ASL with 2018 National Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning and National Teacher of the Year Finalist Amy Anderson, Part II,” We Teach Languages, Issue 59, May 29, 2019,
  • ·         “Foreign Languages,” Annapolis Evening Capital, letter to the editor, March 6, 2019,
  • ·         “Lobbying for Languages in the Halls of Power,” Globally Speaking, episode 73, February 13, 2019,
  • ·        
  • ·         “Coding Bills Threaten Language Requirement,” Language Magazine, November 2018,
  • ·         “(Bits of) Good News,” Column for Dual Language Schools, September 2018
  • ·         “America Needs More Chinese Teachers, but Donald Trump’s Immigration Policies May Make it Harder to Get Them,” interview with the South China Morning Post, September 17, 2018,
  • ·         “Why the Mission Matters,” blog post for the Concordia Language Villages Worldview Blog, September 11, 2018,
  • ·         “The Fate of Dual Language in the Devos Department of Education,” Column for Dual Language Schools, August 2018,
  • ·         “The Fate of the Department of Education’s English learners office,” Mel Leonor, Politico,
  • ·         July 2018 Government Affairs Update, Association of Language Companies, July 12, 2018,
  • ·         “Perspective(s),” Column for Dual Language Schools, July 2018,
  • ·         “Summer: Time to Celebrate, Time to Advocate,” Column for Dual Language Schools, June 2018,
  • ·         “Beware Efficiency!” Column for Dual Language Schools, May 2018,
  • ·         May 2018 Government Affairs Update, Association of Language Companies, May 7, 2018,
  • ·         April 2018 Government Affairs Update, Association of Language Companies, April 10, 2018,
  • ·         “Don’t substitute coding for foreign languages,” letter to the editor, The Roanoke Times, March 27, 2018,
  • ·         “Thoughts from Albuquerque,” Column for Dual Language Schools, April 2018,
  • ·         “Government Affairs February 2018 Update,” Association of Language Companies, , last accessed March 1, 2018 
  • ·         “Social Justice and Languages,” Column for Dual Language Schools, February 2018,
  • ·         “Government Affairs January 2018 Update,” Association of Language Companies, , last accessed September 18, 2018 
  • ·         “Elephants,” Column for Dual Language Schools, January 2018, , last accessed January 12, 2018
  • ·         “America’s Languages Matter,” Column for Dual Language Schools, December 2017, , last accessed January 12, 2018
  • ·         “Government Affairs December 2017 Update,” Association of Language Companies, , last accessed September 18, 2018  
  • ·         “Government Affairs November 2017 Update,” Association of Language Companies, , last accessed September 18, 2018  
  • ·         “Grass Roots and Dual Language Immersion: Myth or Reality? Column for Dual Language Schools, November 2017,  
  • ·         Interview with Barry Slaughter Olsen, Interpret America, October 30, 2017:  
  • ·         “Government Affairs October 2017 Update,” Association of Language Companies, October 20, 2017,
  • ·         “Government Affairs September 2017 Update,” Association of Language Companies, September 21, 2017;  
  • ·         Irma and the Challenge of Translating Hurricane Warnings - The Atlantic, interview with Terena Bell, September 8, 2017,  
  • ·         “Government Affairs August Update,” Association of Language Companies, August 14, 2017,
  • ·         “Language and National Security: A Q & A with Bill Rivers,” August 11, 2017, Planet Word,
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  • ·         “The Climate for the Language Industry in the New Administration,” Association of Language Companies Blog, , posted April 14, 2017
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  • ·         “British Businesses losing out because of a lack of language skills and cultural awareness,” Lancashire Telegraph, September 22, 2015,
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  • ·         “CROWLEY SUPPORTS INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE EDUCATION IN US SCHOOLS,” West Queens Gazette, July 29, 2015,
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PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

American Association for Applied Linguistics

American Association of Teachers of French

American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages

American Council of Teachers of Russian

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

American Society for Eurasian and East European Studies

American Translators Association (active member)

Association of Language Companies

ASTM

Central Eurasian Studies Society

Council of Editors of Learned Journals

Linguistic Society of America

Maryland Foreign Language Association

Modern Language Association

National Association of Bilingual Educators

National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages

National Museum of Language

National Network for Early Language Learning

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hoffmann, Edgar

Position: ao.Univ.-Prof. Dr.

Department Foreign Language Business Communication

WU Vienna University of Economics and Business

 

Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna, Austria

Phone: +43-1-31336-4124

Email: edgar.hoffmann@wu.ac.at

 

Personal data

Hoffmann, Edgar

Education

1980 Graduated from Leipzig University, Germany

First Class Degree in Russian Language and History

1980-1983 PhD Student and Research Scholar, Leipzig University

1984 Dissertation (doctoral thesis)

2015 postdoctoral thesis (habilitation), Vienna University of Economics and Business

Current positions

ao. Univ.Prof. Dr.

Positions held

Assistant Professor at WU Vienna 1991-2015

Research Assistant at Technical University Chemnitz-Zwickau 1985-1991

Visiting positions

2013-current Visiting Professor at al Farabi Kazakh National University

Outside positions

 

Outside recognition

 

Research interests

Slavistics, Business Languages, Onomastics, Cultural Studies (related to Eastern Europe)

Teaching experience

Russian Buiness Language, Intercultural communication, Academic Writing

Conference chairs

Intercultural communication and Intercultural Learning, 2011, 2014, 2017 WU Vienna

Editorial work

Member of the Scientific Board at 5 Russian scientific journals

Memberships

Vienna Linguistic Society, Name Study Society (GFN), Austrian Slavistic Society, Society of Teachers of Russian Language

Publications of the last 5 years

Books (monograph)

Архитектура новых русских. Реальность и отображение в зарубежной прессе. Saarbrücken: LAP 2014, 182 S. [mit Гавриков, Д.С.]

Еда по-русски в зеркале языка. Москва: РГГУ - РАН 2013, 586 S. [mit Розанова Н.Н., Китайгородская М.В., Иссерс О., Вайс Д., Ратмайр Р., Занадворова А.]

Journal articles

Отражение архитектуры и строительства новых русских в немецкоязычной прессе (Часть 2). In: Академический вестник УралНИИпроект РААСН. Ekaterinburg: Уральский научно-исследовательский и проектно-конструкторский институт Российской академии архитектуры и строительных наук, 2013, No. 2, 63-68 (mit Gavrikov, Denis S.).

Отражение архитектуры и строительства новых русских в немецкоязычной прессе. In: Пространство и дом в русском языке и в русской культуре. Raum und Haus in der russischen Sprache und Kultur, Kuße, Holger; Scharlaj, Marina [ред.]. München - Berlin - New York: Otto Sagner 2013, 191-235.

Отражение архитектуры и строительства новых русских в немецкоязычной прессе (Часть 1). In: Академический вестник УралНИИпроект РААСН. Ekaterinburg: Уральский научно-исследовательский и проектно-конструкторский институт Российской академии архитектуры и строительных наук, 2013, No. 3, 75-79 (mit Gavrikov, Denis S.).

The Image of the Architecture and Construction Activities of New Russians in the Press of the German-speaking Area. In: International Journal of Advanced Studies 3 (1) (2013): 41-63 (mit Gavrikov, Denis S.).

Chapters in EDITED VOLUMEs

Proper Names in Business. In: Handbook of Business Communication. Linguistic Approaches, Gerlinde Mautner; Rainer Franz; Christopher Ross [eds.]. Boston – Berlin: de Gruyter 2017, 537-559 (mit Fiorenza Fischer und Holger Wochele).

Имена собственные в бизнесе. In: Корпоративнaя коммуникация в России: дискурсивный анализ, Милехина, Т.А., Ратмайр, Р. [ред.]. Москва: Языки славянской культуры 2017, 421-443.

Коммерческая реклама и национальная идентичность. In: Корпоративнaя коммуникация в России: дискурсивный анализ, Милехина, Т.А., Ратмайр, Р. [ред.]. Москва: Языки славянской культуры 2017, 373-391.

Образ российского бизнеса за рубежом. In: Корпоративнaя коммуникация в России: дискурсивный анализ, Милехина, Т.А., Ратмайр, Р. [ред.]. Москва: Языки славянской культуры 2017, 487-508.

Реклама в лабиринте ценностей. In: Еда по-русски в зеркале языка. Москва: РГГУ - РАН 2013, 175-264.

Namen in der Wirtschaftswerbung als Elemente patriotischer Traditionen in Russland. In: Werbegeschichte(n): Markenkommunikation zwischen Tradition und Innovation, Heinemann, Sabine (Hrsg.). Wiesbaden: Springer Fachmedien 2019, 233-251.

Namen von Ereignissen in der Wirtschaft. Zur Herausbildung einer neuen Namenklasse in Russland. In: Sonstige Namenarten. Stiefkinder der Onomastik, Heuser, Rita, Schmuck, Mirjam (Hrsg.). Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter 2018, 269-285

 

Edited books (editorship)

 

Papers presented at

an academic conference

(Пиво в маркетинговой коммуникации в Австрии и Чехии: пути выхода из кризиса. /Коммуникативистика в современном мире: эффективность и оптимизация речево-го взаимодействия в социуме, Барнаул: Алтайский госуниверситет, 25.04.2012. (Invited Talk)

Bier und Bierkultur in in Tschechien und Österreich - Wege aus der Krise. / X. Workshop "Interkulturelle Kommunikation und interkulturelles Lernen", Universität Hildesheim, 08.06.2012

Bier in der Marktkommunikation in Österreich und Tschechien. / Verbandstagung des Österreichischen Slawistenverbandes, Universität Innsbruck, 10.11.2012

Das Konzept "Eurasien" und die russische Wirtschaft. / Informationszentrums für Zentralasien und Südkaukasien und Österreichische Orient-Gesellschaft Hammer-Purgstall, 17.01.2013

Identität im postsowjetischen Wirtschaftsdiskurs. / Europäische Union und Russland. Perspektiven einer Partnerschaft, Universität Wien, 13.03.2013

Die Architektur der "Neuen Russen" aus der Sicht der deutschsprachigen Massen-medien. / 11. Internationaler Workshop Interkulturelle Kommunikation und Interkulturelles Lernen: Mehrsprachigkeit, Mischsprachen und kulturelle Hybridität in Europa, TU Dresden, 31.05.2013

Stil' zhizni novyh russkih i ego otrazhenie v zarubezhnoy presse. / Мežkul‘turnaya kommunikacija: vzaimodejstvie jazykov, Almaty: Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, 04.10.2013

(Im)mobilität der neuen Russen. / 40. Österreichische Linguistiktagung, Workshop "Mobilität und Sprache", Universität Salzburg, 23.11.2013

Stereotype und Assoziationen von Studierenden aus Österreich, Deutschland, Russland, Kasachstan und der Ukraine. / Stereotype im interkulturellen Dialog, Wien: WU und Wiener Euro-Asiatisches Forum, 12.12.2013

Стиль жизни и архитектура новых русских в зарубежной прессе. / Русский язык: исторические судьбы современность: V Международный конгресс исследователей русского языка, Москва: МГУ, 20.03.2014

(Образ российского бизнеса за рубежом. / Международная конференция "Социальные варианты языка - VIII", Нижний Нов-город: Нижегородский государственный лингвистический университет, 08.04.2014

Зарубежный образ бизнеса в России. / 12. Workshop „Interkulturelle Kommunikation und interkulturelles Lernen, Wien, Österreich, 20.06.2014 (zugleich auch Tagungsorganisation)

Identitätskonstruktionen in der russischen Wirtschaft. / Sprache - Diskurs - Kultur. Perspektiven der slavischen Sprachwissenschaft auf (inter-)kulturelle Phänomene, Universität Hamburg, 03.07.2014 (Vortrag auf Einladung).

(Eventonyme in Politik und Wirtschaft. / „Sonstige Namenarten“ - Stiefkinder der Onomastik, Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Mainz, Deutschland, 16.09.2014.

Дискурс немецкоязычных печатных СМИ о российском бизнесе. / Discourse as Social Practice: Priorities and Prospects, MGLU Moskau, 17.10.2014.

Das Bild des Westens vom russischen Business. / Verbandstagung des Österreichischen Slawistenverbandes, Universität Graz, Öster-reich, 07.11.2014.

Das Bild des Westens vom Business in Russland. / SIETAR Culture Talk: "Interkulturelle Businesskommunikation in Russland: Medienbil-der, Dress-Codes, Rede-Genres“, WU Wien, 20.01.2015.

Дискурсивные аспекты зарубежного образа бизнеса в России. / Речевые жанры современного общения (Одиннадцатые Шмелевские чтения), Moskau, РАН, Институт русского языка, 24.02.2015.

Namen in der russischen Wirtschaft und ihr Beitrag zur Konstruktion nationaler Identität / 13. Workshop "Interkulturelle Kommunikation und interkulturelles Lernen", Hildes-heim, Deutschland, 19.06.2015.

Российская национальная идентичность и имена собственные в бизнес-коммуникации / Этнолингвистика. Ономастика. Этимология, Ekaterinburg, Russland 09.09.2015.

Стилистические особенности имен собственных в российской рекламе / Стилистика сегодня и завтра, Москва, Журфак МГУ, 29.04.2016.

Hybridität nationaler Identität im postsowjetischen Wirtschaftsdiskurs /14. Workshop "Interkulturelle Kommunikation und interkulturelles Lernen: Kulturelle und sprachliche Hybriditäten", Dresden, Deutschland, 14.05.2016.

Российская национальная идентичность и эстетика «своего» и «чужого» в рекламе / 1st International Conference “Language in the Coordinates of the Mass Media”, Var-na, Bulgarien, 06.09.2016.

Die Konstruktion nationaler Identität im postsowjetischen Wirtschaftsdiskurs / XXV. JungslavistInnen-Treffen, Göttingen, Deutschland, 16.09.2016.

Folgt die Wirtschaft Russlands den Vorgaben des Kremls? Kulturwissenschaftlich-linguistische Antworten / Verbandstagung des Österreichischen Slawistenverbandes, Universität Graz, Österreich, 26.11.2016.

Образ российского бизнеса в немецкоговорящих странах. / XX Ахановские чтения: Актуальные проблемы филологии в ХХI веке, Almaty, Ka-sachstan, al-Farabi-Universität, 02.06.2017.

Патриотизм в российской экономике в зеркале имен собственных / XV. Workshop "Interkulturelle Kommunikation und interkulturelles Lernen", Wien: WU, 17.06.2017 (zugleich auch Tagungsorganisation, mit Angelika Hechtl).

Names in the Russian economy between globalism and patriotism / 26th International Congress of Onomastic Sciences (ICOS), Debrecen, Ungarn, Uni-versität, 31.08.2017.

 

other Articles

Патриотизм в современной российской хрематонимии. In: Этнолингвистика. Ономастика. Этимология, Березович, Е.Л. [отв. ред.]. Екатеринбург: Изд-во Урал. ун-та, Москва: Ин-ститут русского языка им. В.В. Виноградова РАН, 2019, 347-350.

Namen in der Wirtschaftswerbung als Elemente patriotischer Traditionen in Russland. In: Werbegeschichte(n): Markenkommunikation zwischen Tradition und Innovation, Heinemann, Sabine (Hrsg.). Wiesbaden: Springer Fachmedien 2019, 233-251.

Namen von Ereignissen in der Wirtschaft. Zur Herausbildung einer neuen Namenklasse in Russland. In: Sonstige Namenarten. Stiefkinder der Onomastik, Heuser, Rita, Schmuck, Mirjam (Hrsg.). Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter 2018, 269-285

Образ российского бизнеса в немецкоговорящих странах. In: Актуальные проблемы филологии в XXI веке, Мадиева, Гульмира Б. [отв. ред.]. Алматы: КазНУ, 2017, 12-17.

Стилистические особенности имен собственных в российской рекламе. In: Стилистика сегодня и завтра, Барышева, С.Ф. [отв. ред.], Москва: МГУ, 2016, 582-586.

Российская национальная идентичность и имена собственные в бизнес-коммуникации. In: Этнолингвистика. Ономастика. Этимология, Березович, Е.Л. [отв. ред.]. Екатеринбург: Изд-во Урал. ун-та, Москва: Институт русского языка им. В.В. Виноградова РАН, 2015, 292-295.

(Образ российского бизнеса за рубежом. In: Социальные варианты языка, т. VIII, Грачев, М.А., Калинина, А.Г. [ред.]. Нижний Новгород: НЛГ 2014, 158-162.

Стиль жизни и архитектура новых русских в зарубежной прессе. In Русский язык: исторические судьбы и современность, Ремнёва, М.Л.; Поликарпов, А.А.; Кукушкина, О.В. [red.]. Москва: МГУ 2014, 137-138.

Отражение архитектуры и строительства новых русских в немецкоязычной прессе. In: Пространство и дом в русском языке и в русской культуре. Raum und Haus in der russischen Sprache und Kultur, Kuße, Holger; Scharlaj, Marina [ред.]. München - Berlin - New York: Otto Sagner 2013, 191-235.

Образ фахверка и фахверковой архитектуры в современной российской прессе. In: Интеграция, партнёрство и инновации в строительной науке и образовании: науч. изд. Москва: MGSU 2012, 808-813 (mit Denis S. Gavrikov).

Дискурсивные аспекты отношения к кухням романских стран в России. In: Тıл жɘне инновация. Язык и инновации. Language and Innovations. Сулейменова, Э.Д. (ред.). Алматы: КазНУ им. аль-Фарaби 2012, 322-325.

Пиво в маркетинговой коммуникации в Австрии и Чехии. Пути выхода из кризиса. In: Коммуникативистика в современном мире: эффективность и оптимизация речевого взаимодействия в социуме. Панченко, Н.В.; Чернышова, Т.В., Чувакин, А.А. (ред.). Барнаул: Изд-во Алтайского гос. ун-та 2012, 134-139.

Research Articles/ Research Reports

 

National Identity in Post-Soviet Russia beyond the State. Joint Project FWF (Austria) and RFBR (Russian Foundation for Basic Research, Russia) 2019 [Project Proposal]

Working/discussion papers

 

Others