Upcoming Events

Updates are shared on this page and in the following places:

MAFLT Website – News and Latest Posts

MAFLT Twitter Feed – @MSU_MAFLT

My Twitter feed – @LanierTemples

Recent Presentations

Looking for a presentation that I have given at a recent conference or campus event? They appear throughout this site under the relevant topics, and there is a master list here:


Invited Talks and Workshops

Recent titles include:

Creating Community in Online Courses

Reaching Intercultural Competence with Comprehensible Input

Discovering Grammar: Inductive Approaches Using Corpus-Based Tools

Conferences in Our Field

IALLT 2021 Virtual

CALICO 2021 Virtual

GURT 2021 Virtual

FLEx – Foreign Language Excellence Virtual Conference

FLEx Virtual is an internal conference that serves as a course project in FLT 817 Program Development and Administration. Graduate students in the course write proposals, go through peer review, plan their presentations, create slides, present to their peers in a one-day event, and give feedback on content and delivery.

MWALLT 2020 – Hybrid Conference

Saturday, February 8, 2020: The Midwest Association for Language Learning and Technology hosts a hybrid conference every spring, which means that you can attend from one of the many local hubs or from your own living room. Find out more and register here: http://mwallt.org/event-3418228.

ACTFL 2019 Convention & Expo in Washington, D.C.



Exhibitor Session

Details on Facebook

Friday, 4:30 p.m. – Workshop Room #1

Presentations at ACTFL 2019

Making Authentic Texts Comprehensible with Corpus Analysis Tools

Presenters: Amanda Lanier, Agnieszka Makles,Courtney Mayes, & Maggie Rutkowski

Friday at 3:30pm

Room 102B

Google Site

Reaching Intercultural Competence with Story-Based Methods

Presenters: Rachel Emery, Bill Langley, & Amanda Lanier

Saturday at 1:30pm

Room 146C

Google Site

Alumni Reunion & Networking Event

At last count we had 19 current students and alumni in attendance at ACTFL 2019, and several were able to attend the gathering on Saturday evening. If you are a MAFLT student or alum and planning to attend ACTFL 2020 in San Antonio, I hope you will join us at a similar event there!

CALICO – Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium

2019 Conference in Montreal, Canada

Pre-Conference Workshop:

Discovering Grammar