Conference Presentations

Conference Presentations 

Phyak, P., Rawal, H., & De Costa, P. I. (2017, July). Dialogue as a decolonial effort: Nepali youth transforming monolingual ideologies. Language Policy Research Network (LPREN) colloquium paper to be presented at The International Association of Applied Linguistics 2017 Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

 Gutierrez, L., & De Costa, P. I. (2017, July). Rescaling communicative activity in the global farmland: The linguistic practices of migrant farmworker youth. Colloquium paper to be presented at The International Association of Applied Linguistics 2017 Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

 Maloney, J.S., & De Costa, P. I. (2017, July). A tale of two sisters: Japanese bilinguals across local and global scales. Paper to be presented at The International Association of Applied Linguistics 2017 Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

 De Costa, P.I. (March, 2017). The power of identity and ideology in TESOL. Coffee with Distinguished TESOLers at The Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Convention, Seattle, Washington, USA.

 De Costa, P.I. (2017, March). When tragedy strikes: Preparing researchers for unexpected trauma during fieldwork. Colloquium discussant at The Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Convention, Seattle, Washington, USA.

 De Costa, P.I. (2017, March). An ecological exploration of the SLA/language policy interface: Insights from linguistic minorities in China. Colloquium paper presented at The American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2017 Conference, Portland, March 2017.

 De Costa, P.I. (2017, March). Language teacher identity and transdisciplinarity in a multilingual world. Colloquium discussant at The American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2017 Conference, Portland, March 2017.

 Supasiraprapa, S., & De Costa, P.I. (2017, March). Metadiscourse and identity construction in a teaching philosophy: A critical case study of two MATESOL students. Paper presented at The Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Convention, Seattle, Washington, USA.

 Rawal, H., & De Costa, P.I. (2017, March). Managing emotions related to language identity. 9th Annual Graduate Academic Conference, Michigan State University, USA.

Supasiraprapa, S., & De Costa, P.I. (October, 2016). Metadiscourse and identity construction in a teaching philosophy: A case study of two MATESOL students. Paper presented at the Symposium on Second Language Writing (SSLW), Tempe, Arizona, USA.

De Costa, P.I., Valmori, L., & Choi, I. (September, 2016). Qualitative research methods. Paper presented at The Second Language Research Forum (SLRF) Conference, New York, USA.

De Costa, P.I. (June, 2016). Elite multilingualism. Colloquium discussant at Sociolinguistics Symposium 21, Murcia, Spain.

De Costa, P.I., & Sterling, S. (April, 2016). Ethical research in ESL from the researcher’s perspective. Paper presented at The Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Convention, Baltimore, USA.

De Costa, P.I., & Jou, Y-S. (April, 2016). Unpacking the ideology of cosmopolitanism in language education: Insights from Bakhtin and Systemic Functional Linguistics. Paper presented at The American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2016 Conference, Orlando, USA.

Wolff, D., & De Costa P.I. (April, 2016). The role of emotions in language teacher development. Paper presented at The American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2016 Conference, Orlando, USA.

De Costa, P.I., & Yawen, H. (November, 2015). Examining the English language policy for ethnic minority students in a Chinese university: An ideological perspective. Paper presented at the Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA), the Applied Linguistics Association of New Zealand (ALANZ) and the Association for Language Testing and Assessment of Australia and New Zealand (ALTAANZ) Conference, Adelaide, Australia.

De Costa, P. I., & Rawal, H. (November, 2015).Landscaping a Midwestern Nepalese community from the inside. Paper presented at the Language Education & Diversity Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.

De Costa, P.I., & Qin, K. (November, 2015). Negotiating language policy at the local level: An ESL teacher’s enacting of new policy standards in a U.S. high school. Paper presented at the Language Education & Diversity Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.

Tigchelaar, M., & De Costa, P.I. (November, 2015). “I do the peer review by myself”: A Chinese learner’s approach to L2 writing. Paper presented at the Symposium on Second Language Writing, Auckland, New Zealand.

De Costa, P.I., & Crowther, D. (October, 2015). Global Englishes and SLA: Establishing a dialogue and common research agenda. International Association of World Englishes (IAWE) Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.

Crowther, D., & De Costa, P.I., (August 2015). Agency vs. proficiency in English as a Lingua Franca: Interactions between NSs and NNSs at a US university. Paper presented at the Eighth International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF8), Beijing, China.

Qin, K., & De Costa, P.I. (June, 2015).Negotiating language policy at the local level: An ESL teacher’s enacting of new policy standards in a U.S. high school. Paper presented at the Bridging Language Acquisition and Language Policy Symposium, Lund, Sweden.

De Costa, P. I. (June, 2015).Identity matters: Tracing reflexivity through teacher narratives. Colloquium paper presented at the International Society for Language Studies Conference 2015, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

De Costa, P. I. (June, 2015).From black box to black hole: Unpacking the designer student immigration apparatus in Singapore. Colloquium paper presented at The Sociolinguistics of Globalization (SLGX) 2015 Conference, Hong Kong.

De Costa, P. I., & Rawal, H. (May, 2015).Landscaping a Midwestern Nepalese community from the inside. Paper presented at the Linguistic Landscape 7 Conference. Berkeley, California, USA.

De Costa, P. I. (March, 2015).Advancing the teacher identity research agenda: Theoretical and methodological innovations. Colloquium at The American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2015 Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. [Co-organizer with Dominik Wolff]

De Costa, P. I. (March, 2015). Rethinking ideology in applied linguistics: Theoretical innovations. Colloquium at The American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2015 Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. [Co-organizer with Elizabeth Miller]

De Costa, P. I. (March, 2015). Problematizing ideology in the age of superdiversity. Colloquium at The Georgetown University Roundtable on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) 2015 Conference, Washington, DC, USA. [Co-organizer with Elizabeth Miller]

De Costa, P. I. (2015, March). Re-envisioning language anxiety in the globalized classroom through a social imaginary lens.Roundtable paper presented at The American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2015 Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

De Costa, P. I. (2014, September).Bridging the language policy theoretical gap: A scalar approach. Paper presented at the Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference 2014, Calgary, Canada.

De Costa, P. I. (2014, August).Bridging the language policy theoretical gap: A scalar approach. Language Policy Research Network (LPREN) colloquium paper presented at The International Association of Applied Linguistics 2014 Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

De Costa, P. I. (2014, June). Scalar approach to language, time and space: Further directions. Introduction to the colloquium at Sociolinguistics Symposium 20, Jyväskylä, Finland.

De Costa, P. I. (2014, March).Ethics in educational linguistics research: Language researcher narratives. Introduction to the colloquium at The American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2014 Conference, Portland, Oregon, USA.

Invited Presentations

De Costa, P. I. (2016, May). A critical praxis: Narrowing the gap between identity, theory, and practice. English learning teaching in an era of globalization: Problems, practices, and possibilities. English Language Teaching seminar organized by the English Department and ELC/ETELP at the National University of Timor Lorosa’e (UNTL), Dili, East Timor. [Plenary]

De Costa, P. I. (2016, April). Global Englishes and SLA: Establishing a dialogue and common research agenda. Language Learning Roundtable colloquium at The American Association for Applied Linguistics Conference, Orlando, USA. [Organizer]

De Costa, P. I. (2016, April). A situated (and subjective) representation of the current landscape of LSP research. Language and Social Processes (LSP) SIG Business Meeting at the American Education Research Association (AERA), Washington D.C., USA.

De Costa, P. I. (2015, November). Ethics in applied linguistics research. Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Language and Literacy Group at The University of Melbourne, Australia.

De Costa, P. I. (2015, April). Ethnography, identity, ideology and research ethics in applied linguistics. Language and Social Processes (LSP) SIG Business Meeting at the American Education Research Association (AERA), Chicago, USA.

De Costa, P. I. (2015, April).Scalar approaches to language, time and space: Further directions. University of Birmingham, University of Leeds, and the Institute of Education, University College London (UCL), England.

De Costa, P. I. (2015, March).Examining identity, TESOL, cosmopolitanism: EIL and ELF perspectives. The Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Convention2015, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

De Costa, P. I. (2014, October). Bridging the ELF and SLA divide. Forum on the teaching of English as Lingua Franca at the Seventh International Conference on English Language Teaching in China, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China.

De Costa, P. I. (2014, June). Reconceptualizing cosmopolitanism in language and literacy education. Paper presented at theInternational Conference on Language organized by the Ministry of Education (China) and UNESCO at Suzhou, China.

De Costa, P. I. (2014, April). Ethics in SLA. Forum at the 2014 SLA Graduate Student Symposium at the Universiy of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

De Costa, P. I. (2013, December).Reconceptualizing cosmopolitanism as a dialogic disposition in language and literacy education. Literacy Colloquium at the College of Education Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

De Costa, P. I. (2013, April). The power of language ideologies: Designer immigrants learning English in Singapore. Paper presented at the Second Language Research SIG Business Meeting at The American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2013 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA. [In honor of being the recipient of the SIG’s 2012 Doctoral Dissertation Award]