Voice Your Language Forums on Multilingual Education

Voice Your Language Forums are led by students from the Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education with the guidance of faculty mentor, Dr. Sera Hernández, and supported with funding from CEBER, DLE and Student Success Fee Academically Related Programs. The inaugural VYL Forum was held in 2015 with the guidance of Dr. Cristina Alfaro.

Voice Your Language May 2021 featuring keynote speaker, Dr. Nelson Flores. Flyer

Voice Your Language April 2021 featuring keynote speaker, Dr. Claudia Cervantes-Soon. Flyer

Voice Your Language March 2021 featuring award-winning author and illustrator, Yuyi Morales. Flyer

Voice Your Language February 2021 featuring award-winning author, Bejamin Alire Sáenz. Flyer

Voice Your Language 2019 featuring keynote speakers, Dr. Farima Pour-Khorshid and Antonio Sacre. Flyer

Voice Your Language 2018 featuring keynote speaker, Dr. Antonia Darder, in partnership with the Praxis in Education: Student Conference. Flyer

Voice Your Language 2017 featuring award-winning authors, Reyna Grande and Amada Irma Pérez, as well as Grammy-winning musician, 123 Andrés.

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Voice Your Language 2016 featuring keynote speaker Juan Felipe Herrera, the first Mexican-American U.S. poet laureate. Herrera, whose parents were migrant farmworkers, shared experiences from his childhood and read poetry, prose and stories from his bilingual children’s books.

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Voice Your Language 2015 featuring keynote speakers, Dr. Antonia Darder and Dr. Donaldo Macedo. Dr. Darder shared perspectives on language, culture and power. Dr. Macedo shared perspectives on linguistic racism and the hegemony of English.

Dr. Darder's Video     Dr. Macedo's Video     Reportaje

vyl2017-presentationVoice Your Language 2017 opening remarks by student Arturo Navarro


123 Andrés at Voice Your Language 2017





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