Multilingual / Transcultural Literacies


  • To create a community of scholars interested in how people become literate in a second or additional languages. 

  • To increase awareness concerning the importance of dual and multi- language literacy in the U.S. and around the world among the membership of LRA. 

  • To encourage interaction and contacts with organizations and scholars outside of LRA involved in research and scholarship on dual and multi- language literacy. 

  • To advocate research-supported policies and instructional practices that promote multi-language literacies. 

Co-Chair - 2018 - 2019
Kristen Pratt
Northwestern University
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Co-Chair - 2017 - 2019

Mary Stewart
Texas Women's University
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Liaison - 2016 - 2019

Hilary Janks
Wits University
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