FLAVA Conference 2014 – Language Matters

Mark your calendar for the 2014 FLAVA Conference! Please note that at the DoubleTree Hotel there are no rooms with king size beds left; however, there are rooms available with two queen size beds each.

To register for this year’s conference September 25-27 in Williamsburg click here; to view hotel information click here. Click here for a tentative schedule. At this point, we are anticipating some 800 attendees with 14 strands of 20 – 25 concurrent workshops and or sessions. The total number of sessions and workshops exceeds 200 with more than 350 presenters from Virginia and beyond. In addition, some 50 exhibitors are expected. For an update on our conference click here. Click here for a list of presenters.

We were glad to have seen so many of you at this year’s conference!  Over 500 educators attended in 2013, and countless new friendships and connections were made. Some 30 exhibitors supported us. Presenters’ documents and Power Points are uploaded on this page (see link to the right) and photos and award information is coming soon. If you have more materials to share, please send them to webmaster@flavaweb.org2014 conference cover pageMany thanks again to our wonderful Keynote Speaker: Terrell A. Morgan, Spanish and linguistics professor at The Ohio State University, an expert in the “real life” differences in language from country to country. Want to read more “Calebisms” and “Rubenisms”? Here is Dr. Morgan’s website: http://people.cohums.ohio-state.edu/morgan3/. For the Digital Catalog of the Sounds of Spanish click here: http://dialectos.osu.edu/ and for his summer abroad program click here: http://oia.osu.edu/ssast.