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25th Annual Graduate Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, and TESOL Symposium

ASU sign / Photo by Deanna Dent/ASU Now

The Annual Graduate Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, and TESOL Symposium showcases graduate student research across multiple disciplines related to linguistics, applied linguistics, and TESOL. All graduate students from Arizona State University and regional universities are invited to participate.

Presentations will focus on the following areas:

  • Theoretical linguistics
  • Applied linguistics
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Syntax
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Computer-Assisted Language Learning
  • Phonology
  • Discourse Analysis
  • World Englishes
  • Morphology
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Semantics
  • English for Specific Purposes
  • Pragmatics
  • Second Language Writing
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Historical linguistics
  • Bilingual Education
  • Translation & interpretation
  • Language documentation
  • Language planning & policy
  • Research methodology

The keynote speaker is Prof. Howard Lasnik of the University of Maryland.

All are welcome; no registration is required.

The symposium is sponsored by the Graduate Scholars of English Association (GSEA), the Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA), Connected Academics at ASU, and the Department of English.

Download flyer: PDF icon 25th_annual_graduate_lal_tesol_flyer.pdf


Download program booklet: PDF icon lal_tesol_symosium_booklet_2019.pdf


Sakshi Jain (Symposium Chair) @ 
Narin Loa (Symposium Co-Chair) @ 
The Organizing Committee @

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019
Schwada Classroom Office Building (SCOB)
Tempe campus
Free of charge and open to the public