CRLCC International Conference on Language and

Culture Contact  

November 18-20, 2016

Glendon College, York University, Toronto

The Center for Research on Language and Culture Contact (CRLCC) invites proposals for its upcoming conference, to be held at Glendon College, York University, in Toronto (Canada) on November 18-20. We are pleased to announce that this year’s keynote speakers are:

  • Mark Fettes is a professor of education at Simon Fraser University and the director of the Imaginative Education Research Group. His research on ecological and place-based approaches to language and education includes work in language revitalization, ecolinguistics, and Esperanto.
  • Naomi Nagy is a professor of linguistics at the University of Toronto who focuses on language contact and language change. She is coordinator of the multilingual “Heritage Language Variation and Change Project”, aimed at examining heritage languages in Toronto.
  • Ellen Elias-Bursać is a scholar of Slavic languages and award-winning translator from Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian. She is the author of Translating Evidence and Interpreting Testimony at a War Crimes Tribunal: Working in a Tug-of-War.



Abstracts and session descriptions


Sponsors and Visitor’s guide

Conference committee

Call for papers