GUAVA Group of Universities for the Advancement of Vietnamese in America

May 15-16, 2015 - UCLA

Executive Board
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Members' Publication
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Proficiency Guidelines
Teaching Resources

Meeting Description:

The purpose of the meeting is to bring together Vietnamese language teachers and scholars to discuss and share research and experience, and to forge and sustain meaningful professional dialogues in the teaching of Vietnamese language to heritage and non-heritage learners.

Call for Papers:

We invite abstracts for a 20-minute presentation with 10 minutes for discussion on any issue related to researching and teaching Vietnamese language. Topics of interests are, but not limited to, language structure, acquisition, teaching, methodology, curriculum, issues on Heritage language learners and identity, and language teaching in the Digital Age.

The abstract should not be more than two pages including references and examples. Please include in the abstract the title, name, affiliation and email of the author(s). The abstract should be sent to:

Extended deadline for abstract submission: March 15, 2015
Notification of acceptanceMarch 30, 2015

The meeting is co-organized with and sponsored by the department of Asian Languages and Cultures at UCLA. For further information please contact the organizing committee at

To register please click here:                           GUAVA 2015 Pre-registration form
To request for travel funds please click here:     Travel grant application
For membership application please click here:  GUAVA membership application