2019 WAFLT Fall Conference

10/31/2019 - 11/2/2019

P- 4: Linking Imagined and Actual Social Spaces: Attributed Stereotypes of Native Speakers and Teachers with Respect to Foreign Language Choice

When: Friday, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Location: Exhibit Hall

Presenter(s): Lucian Rothe, German PhD student, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Language(s): All Languages

Level(s): Post-Secondary

Seating Capacity: 0

This poster illustrates that students of French, German, Russian, and Spanish use real-life classroom experiences to position themselves and others in imagined social spaces; and provides evidence that biases against imagined communities influence whether a specific FL will be chosen.