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Selected conference presentations

Riestenberg, K., Granadillo, T., Chee, M., and Bischoff, S. (2019, January). Bringing diverse perspectives of community-based language work from across the Americas to LSA/SSILA. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, UN International Year of Indigenous Languages Kickoff Event. New York, NY.

Riestenberg, K. (2018, October). Tonal specification across Zapotec languages and implications for writing tones. Paper presented at Sound Systems of Latin America III, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Riestenberg, K. and Foreman, J. (2018, April). El sistema de tonos en el zapoteco de Macuiltianguis. Paper presented at the 8th Coloquio de Lenguas Otomangues y Vecinas (COLOV), Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico.

Riestenberg, K. (2018, March). Effects of classroom word frequency on L2 Zapotec vocabulary development in a language revitalization context. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics conference (AAAL), Chicago, IL.

Barzilai, M. & Riestenberg, K. (2018, March). Tonal cues to contrastive phonation in Macuiltianguis Zapotec. Poster presented at the 42nd annual Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC), Philadelphia, PA.

Riestenberg, K. (2018, January). Asymmetries in the L2 acquisition of Zapotec tones. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America (SSILA), Salt Lake City, UT.

Riestenberg, K. (2017, October). Acoustic cues in L2 Zapotec tone production. Poster presented at the Second Language Research Forum (SLRF), The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Riestenberg, K. and Sherris, A. (2017, April). TBLT in Indigenous language contexts: Investment and methodological principles in Zapotec and Salish revitalization. Paper presented at the annual conference on Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT), University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Riestenberg, K. (2017, April). Teaching and learning writing in Macuiltianguis Zapotec as a second language. Paper presented as part of colloquium, “Early writing in indigenous languages: Instructional practices and children’s texts from global contexts” at the First International Conference on Revitalization of Indigenous and Minoritized Languages, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

De Korne, H., Pérez Báez, G. and Riestenberg, K. (2017, April). Bridging language paradigms: Documenting language and creating spaces for language use. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Revitalization of Indigenous and Minoritized Languages, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Invited talks

Herramientas para enriquecer la comprensión e interacción en la enseñanza de lenguas en riesgo. Comité Interinstitucional de las Culturas y Lenguas de Oaxaca. Biblioteca  de Investigación Juán de Córdova. Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico. August 2018.

Supporting rich input and meaningful interaction in language teaching for language revitalization. Symposium on American Indigenous Languages (SAIL), University of Ottawa. April 2018.

Task-based teaching of endangered languages: Challenges and successes of Zapotec revitalization in Oaxaca, Mexico. Clayton B. Ofstad Lecture, Truman State University. September 2017.

Life, death and new life for the world’s languages: Causes and consequences of language endangerment and how communities respond. Global Issues Colloquium, Truman State University. August 2017.