Boston Area Pedagogy Conference, 2023
Saturday, April 1st
Northeastern University, Boston 
Time Location
9:00-9:30 Coffee and Registration (free breakfast will be provided to registered participants)  Raytheon Amphitheater (240 Egan Center)

Opening Remarks


Stacey Katz-Bourns, Professor of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies; Director, World Languages Center at Northeastern University.



Keynote Address

Manuela Wagner, Professor of Language Education in the Department of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages at the University of Connecticut. 

Teaching for Intercultural Citizenship: Why? How? and Lessons Learned



Time Concurrent Sessions
 11: 00 – 12:00

Session 1A

Room: Snell 121

 Technology and Intercultural Competence 

Session 1B

Room: Snell 123

 Observation and Reflection


Yellowdig for Arabic Learning.

Giselle Khoury-Disano, Boston University


Atando cabos / Making Connections.
Sue Griffin, Boston University
11:15 Exploring In-Service English Teachers’ Beliefs about Using Web 2.0 Tools and Telecollaboration in Language Teaching and Learning Process based on Theory of Planned Behavior.
Rumeysa Yücel, Arizona State University

From Awareness to Normalization: Tools for Intercultural Competence in and out of Class.

Borja Ruiz de Arbulo, Boston University


Migration stories: From Ethnographic observation to class simulation.
Paola Servino, Brandeis University
11:45 Q & A Q & A


12:00 – 1:00 Lunch (free lunch will be provided to registered participants) Raytheon Amphitheater (Egan Center)


Time Concurrent Sessions
1:00 – 2:00

Session 2A

Room: Snell 121

 Inclusive Material Representation 

Session 2B

Room: Snell 123

 Social Justice and Interculturality

1:00 Moving Beyond The Textbook: The Dearth Of Representation, Lack Of Inclusivity In Language Textbooks, and Why Authentic Materials Matter.
Tania Muiño and Cristina Pérez-Arranz, Northeastern University
Advance Written Expression in Italian: Writing for Social Justice.
Chiara Trebaiocchi, Harvard University
1:15 Fostering civic and community engagement through Spanish learning.
María Luisa Parra, Harvard University
1:30 “Human Library” Meets Content-Based Instruction and NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements in an Advanced Japanese Language Classroom: Break Stereotypes through Dialogues.
Naomi Asakura and Yuka Nakazato, Harvard University
Project Design for Diversity and Inclusion in Spanish and Portuguese.
Daniel Cuenca, Northeastern University
1:45 Q & A Q & A


2:00 – 2:15 Break Room: Snell 115 


Time Concurrent Sessions
2:15 – 3:15

Session 3A

Room: Snell 121

 Engaging with Communities 

Session 3B

Room: Snell 123

 Inclusive Classroom Practices


Land, Climate and Justice: Intercultural Dialogue with Members of La Mariposa.

Katherine Risse, Tufts University


Every Student Can Succeed in World Language!
Danja Mahoney, Reading Memorial High School
2:30 The Impact of Chinese Language Study Abroad on Wellbeing: An Exploration of Cross-Cultural Teaching.
Ann Cai, Northeastern University
Beyond Whiteness and Traditions: Inclusive Teaching Strategies in the Italian Language Class.
Giulia DeLisle and Fabiana Viglione, UMass Lowell

The Student as Flâneur: Experiential Learning in Study Abroad Programs.

Johanna lIander, Harvard University

David Yagüe González, MIT


“Prohibiting anomalies”: Legislating (against) inclusive language in Brazilian schools.
Cristiane Soares, Harvard University; Gláucia Silva, UMass Dartmouth; Gabriel P. Souza, University of Miami
3:00 Q & A Q & A


3:30 – 3:45 Closing Remarks   BAPC Committee Snell room 121