National and International Conferences

Fettes, M. & Karamouzian, M. (2016, December). A multilayered analytical framework to evaluate language policy for diversity in ‎European mainstream schools. Xèmes Journées des Droits Linguistiques, Teramo-Giulianova, Italy.

Fettes, M. (2016, November). Revitalizing languages, reinhabiting places. Keynote address, CRLCC International Conference on Language and Culture Contact, Glendon College, York University, Toronto, Toronto, ON.

Fettes, M., Blenkinsop, S., Block, S., Chase, A., Derby, M., Ho, J. & Piersol, L. (2016, May). Nature as educational partner? Diverse research perspectives on a place-based public school. Symposium at the annual conference of the Canadian Society for Studies in Education (CSSE), Calgary, AB.

Karamouzian, F. M., Dell’Aquila, V., Fettes, M., & Iannàccaro, G. (2016, April). Mobility ‎and inclusion of adult migrants: Policy and practice in Europe. ‎Presented at the ‎‎Linguistic Integration of Adult Migrants (LIAM) Symposium, Council of Europe, ‎Strasbourg, France.

Fettes, M. (2015, October). Educational inclusion: Some challenges for MIME. Paper presented at the Mobility and Inclusion in Multilingual Europe (MIME) Study Day, Leipzig, Germany.

Fettes, M. (2014, September). Language and sustainable development: A global policy failure? Paper presented at the 3rd Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches to Language Policy and Planning, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

Fettes, M. (2013, October). The ethics of Esperanto: Norms of conduct in a cosmopolitanized speech community. Paper presented at the NIAS Workshop ‘The Multilingual Challenge in the Framework of Horizon 2020’, Wassenaar, Netherlands.

Turner, S. & Fettes, M. (2013, July). Growing into the world: Student development through Duke of Edinburgh Award outdoors experiences. Paper presented at the 8th International Conference on Imagination and Education, Vancouver, BC.

Fettes. M. (2012, May). Growing into language with hunters, singers, tricksters and other imaginative guides. Paper and workshop presented at the 19th Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium, Kamloops, BC.

Fettes, M. and S. Blenkinsop (2009, October). Place-based imaginative education: An integrative framework for teachers. Workshop at the annual conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education, Portland, OR.

Fettes, M. (2009, October). Imagination in language learning: Engaging hearts and minds. Keynote address at the annual conference of the B.C. Association of Modern Language Teachers, Vancouver, BC.

Fettes, M. with K. Egan, D. Leighton–Stephens. (2009, January). Imagination and engagement: Quality and equality in learning through partnerships for imaginative education. Keynote presentation to the opening plenary of the 22nd International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, Vancouver, BC.

Fettes, M. with C. Pudsey, R. Sawka, B. Point, T. Calder, K. Stewart, K. Neel, (2008, May/June). Building culturally inclusive schools through imaginative education: Findings from a Community–University Research Alliance. Lead presenter in panel session at the annual conference of the Canadian Society for Studies in Education (CSSE), Vancouver, BC.

Fettes, M. H. Tonkin, U. Ammon, J. A. Vergara, E.J. Lieberman, L. Grenoble, (2008, February). English–only science in a multilingual world: costs, benefits, and options. Co-organizer of symposium session. Presented at the annual conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, “Science and Technology from a Global Perspective,” Boston, MA.

Fettes, M. (2007, August). Esperanto, an Asian language? Growth–promoting and growth–limiting factors in an evolving interlingual ecosystem. Paper presented at the 5th Nitobe Symposium on Language Policy, Tokyo, Japan.

Fettes, M. (2006, October). Language as sharp as a knife: Translation in ecological context. Paper presented at the conference “The Translator as Mediator of Culture,” University of Hartford.

Fettes, M. (2006, July). The possible’s slow fuse: The peril and potential of educating for imagination. Keynote address at the 4th International Conference on Imagination and Education, Vancouver, BC.

Chodakowski, A., Crowley, S., & Fettes, M. (2006, March). Inclusive teaching through imagination: Pathways of teacher development. Paper presented at “Teacher Development: The Key to Education in the 21st Century,” Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.

Fettes, M. (2005, July/August). Language policy aspects of the expansion of the European Union: thematic introduction. Keynote paper at the 4th Nitobe Symposium on Language Policy, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Fettes, M., & Petrovic, S. (2003, September). Lernu! – an interactive WWW environment for intercultural language learning. Paper presented at EUROCALL 2003, University of Limerick, Ireland.