Ninth Heritage Language
Research InstituteFrom bilingual children to adult heritage speakers

June 15-18, 2016 at the University of Washington, Seattle

The Institute will bring together language scientists and language educators who will examine these issues from the standpoint of research, language planning, and linguistic training.

A lifetime of achievement

UCLA Professor Olga Kagan, National Heritage Language Resource Center director, received a lifetime achievement award at the 130th annual Modern Language Association (MLA) convention in January 2015.


In Memoriam: Joshua Fishman, 1926-2015

In recognition of Dr. Fishman’s foundational work in the field of heritage language studies, NHLRC established the Joshua Fishman Award for Outstanding Contributions and Leadership in the Heritage Language Field in 2010. In his memory, we are posting an NHLRC interview with Dr. Fishman, as well as the Center for Applied Linguistics’ In Memoriam announcement.

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