Brown Bag Series: Multilingual Acquisition Through the Translanguaging Lens: A Dialogue to Remember by Dr. Ofelia García

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Zoom Meeting - Virtual

Brown Bag Lecture Series

Please join us for a discussion on topics such as translanguaging, multlingualism, language education, and teaching practices and translanguaging pedagogy, featuring: Dr. Ofelia García, Professor Emerita in the Ph.D. programs of Urban Education and of Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Cultures (LAILAC) at The Graduate Center, The City University of New York.


Dr. Garcia’s extensive publication record on bilingualism and the education of bilinguals is grounded in her experience living in New York City after leaving Cuba at the age of 11. Among her best known books are Bilingual Education in the 21st Century: A Global Perspective and Translanguaging: Language, Bilingualism and Education. She was past General Editor of the International Journal of the Sociology of Language and past co-editor of Language Policy. Dr. García received an Honorary Doctorate from Bank Street Graduate School of Education in 2016; the Charles Ferguson Award from the Center of Applied Linguistics in 2017; the Lifetime Career Award from the American Educational Research Association in 2017; and The Graduate Center Excellence in Mentoring Award in 2018. American Educational Research Association (AERA) has awarded her the Lifetime Achievement Award, Division G, Distinguished Contributions to Social Contexts in Education Research (2019-2020), the Second Language Acquisition SIG Leadership through Research Award (2020), and the Bilingual Education SIG Lifetime Career Award (2017).She is currently a member of the National Academy of Education of the United States.

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Who to contact:

Colleen McDermott