Second Language Acquisition Graduate Symposium

Attending and presenting at this two-day event is an excellent opportunity for graduate students to gain experience presenting their own research, as well as meeting other researchers with similar interests.

This year’s conference will be in a blended format. Presenters and attendees can attend virtually or in person. This format invites graduate students from the host institutions (the University of Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin-Madison), within the United States, and internationally.

Title: Second Language Acquisition Graduate Symposium
Theme: Embracing Diversity: SLA Research in Multilingual Contexts
Dates: April 5-6, 2024
Times: 1–7 p.m. (April 5); 9 a.m.–4 p.m. (April 6)
Locations: 1st to 3rd floor at Lindquist Center (in-person) and virtually (Zoom)
Keynote speakers: Dr. Martha Bigelow and Dr. Peter I. De Costa

Sponsors: College of Education; Department of Teaching and Learning; Baker Teacher Leader Center; Graduate College; Obermann Center for Advanced Studies; Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology; International Programs; Department of Linguistics; Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

Friday, April 5 to Saturday, April 6, 2024 (all day)
Virtual Event
Lindquist Center
Lindquist Center and Zoom
240 South Madison Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
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Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Pamela Wesely in advance at 319-335-526 or