GLI Speakers' Series "Beyond the Monolingual Disposition: Plurilanguaging as Empowerment"

When and Where

Friday, October 29, 2021 2:10 pm to 3:00 pm
Online via Zoom


Enrica Piccardo


The Global Languages Initiative (GLI) is pleased to announce Dr. Enrica Piccardo's virtual talk “Beyond the Monolingual Disposition: Plurilanguaging as Empowerment” on October 29th, 2:10-3:00 pm. 

Dr. Enrica Piccardo is a Professor in the Languages and Literacies Education Program (Department of Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning) and the Head of the Centre for Educational Research in Languages and Literacies at OISE. Her research is centred around Second/Foreign Language learning and teaching, plurilingualism and bi-/multilingualism, the impact of the Common European Framework of Reference on language teaching and assessment, complexity theories, and creativity in language acquisition. 

The GLI is the collaborative effort of over 15 Departments, Programs, Colleges, Centres, and Institutes to increase access to second (and third) language instruction across disciplines. The GLI is committed to promoting intercultural competence and global fluency, supporting the revitalization of lesser-taught and Indigenous languages, and engaging local and global communities. 

Please register by Monday, Oct 25, 2021 on the online registration page.