2018 FLANC Conference – October 27th – Saint Mary’s College of California in Moraga

FLANC 2018 conference and workshops will be at Saint Mary’s College of California, Saturday, October 27th in Moraga.

“Linking Languages with FLANC” is our motto.


  • Pre-Registration Deadline – October 15.  Please note that after October 15 registration will be on-site only.
  • Information for exhibitors and Exhibitor Reservation Form
  • Tentative program (More information about rooms coming soon.)
  • 2018 CLTAC Fall Workshop Program
  • Graphicanos, contemporary Latino Prints from the Serie Project. This visually intense exhibition presents an array of contemporary fine art prints by Latino artists who have created their work in collaboration with artist Sam Coronado’s Serie Project in Austin, Texas.

We’ll have more information about the conference coming soon, including information about hotels, the keynote and more.

Keynote Speaker

L2 Pragmatics and Digitally-Mediated Communication: Innovation in World Language Education
by Julie Sykes

Julie Sykes earned her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. She is the Director of CASLS and an Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics. Her research focuses on applied linguistics and second language acquisition with an emphasis on technological and pedagogical innovation for interlanguage pragmatic development and intercultural competence. She has taught courses on second language teaching and learning, methodology and research, language learning and technology, Hispanic linguistics, and interlanguage pragmatic development.

Julie’s experience includes the design, implementation, and evaluation of online immersive spaces and the creation of place-based, augmented-reality mobile games to engage language learners in a variety of non-institutional contexts. She has published various articles on computer-assisted language learning (CALL)-related topics, including synchronous computer-mediated communication and pragmatic development, gaming and CALL, and lexical acquisition in digitally mediated environments. Julie is the recipient of the 2018 University of Oregon Research Award for Impact and Innovation.