Constructing Arabic as Heritage: Investment in Language, Literacy, and Identity among Young U.S. Learners

Department of Applied Linguistics & ESL, Georgia State University, 2013

with advisor Gayle Nelson and committee members Diane Belcher, Stephanie Lindemann, and Nadine Sinno

Access my dissertation at scholarworks.gsu.edu

Refereed journal articles

De Felice, D., Lanier, A. & Winke, P. (2019). Serving the less-commonly-trained teacher: Perspectives from Arabic instructors. The Qualitative Report, 24(9), 2309-2327. Retrieved from https://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol24/iss9/15/

Nelson, G.L. & Lanier Temples, A. (2011). Identity construction as nexus of multimembership:   Attempts at reconciliation through an online intercultural course.  Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 10(2), 63-82.  https://doi.org/10.1080/15348458.2011.563636

Lanier Temples, A. (2010). Heritage motivation, identity, and the desire to learn Arabic in U.S. early adolescents.  Journal of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, 9, 103-123.   

Book chapters

Lanier Temples, A. & Nelson, G.L. (2013). Engagement at a distance: Investigating interaction in online intercultural communication using corpus-based tools. In D. D. Belcher & G. L. Nelson (Eds.), Critical and corpus-based approaches to intercultural rhetoric (p. 154-179)Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Encyclopedia entries

Lanier Temples, A. (2015) Language and identity. In Bennett, J. (Ed.), Sage Encyclopedia of Intercultural Competence (p. 574-578). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483346267

Book reviews

Lanier Temples, A. (2015). Book review of Ortega, L. & Gonzalez-Lloret, M. (2014). Technology-mediated task-based language teaching. Philadelphia: John Benjamins. Modern Language Journal, 99(3), 629-631.

Lanier Temples, A. (2013). Book review of Macqueen, S. (2012). The emergence of patterns in second language writing: A sociocognitive exploration of lexical trails. Bern: Peter Lang. Modern Language Journal, 97(4), 1010-1011.

Lanier Temples, A. (2013). Book review of Fogle, L. (2012). Second language socialization and learner agency: Talk in three adoptive families. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.    LinguistList (24)963. Available at http://linguistlist.org/issues/24/24-963.html.

Lanier Temples, A. (2010).  Book review of Han, Z. & Anderson, N.J. (Eds).  (2009). Second      language reading research and instruction: Crossing the boundaries.  Ann Arbor:    University of Michigan Press.  Reading in a Foreign Language, 22(2), 343-347.

Manuscripts in progress

Lanier, A. (in progress). Constructing Arabic as heritage: Identity, investment, and literacy in young U.S. learners of Arabic.

Lanier, A. (in progress). Religious literacy practices in the learning of Arabic as a heritage language.