The CRLCC speakers series presents
How languages and emotions affect the heart and mind of multilinguals by Jean-Marc Dewaele
York-Hall A301 at 11 am t0 1.30 pm
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Jean-Marc Dewaele (PhD in French linguistics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 1993) is professor of Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism at Birkbeck, University of London. He does research on individual differences considering psycholinguistic, sociolinguistic, pragmatic, psychological and emotional aspects of Second Language Acquisition and Multilingualism. He has published a lot on the topic of emotion, including a monograph (2013) entitled Emotions in Multiple Languages and a number of studies with Peter MacIntyre (Cap Breton University) on Foreign Language Enjoyment and Foreign Language Anxiety. He is President of the International Association of Multilingualism and former president of the European Second Language Association. He is General Editor of the International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. He won the Equality and Diversity Research Award from the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (2013) and the Robert Gardner Award for Excellence in Second Language and Bilingualism Research (2016) from the International Association of Language and Social Psychology. He is a keen walker, skier and a black belt karate-ka.
The speaker will give another lecture on March 1st from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the University of Toronto on “Emotions in Foreign Language Learning.( Room to be specified).
The conference is open to students, staff, faculty and members of the community.
This conference has been made possible through the generous support of the l’AFLS : Association for French Language Studies, University of Toronto, and the Linguistics Program at Glendon.