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Kumaravadivelu giving a plenary address in Seoul, South Korea



2018 Keynote: “Identity and identity formation in a globalized and digitalized society. Centre for Language Learning. The University of the West Indies. St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago. January 9, 2018.
2017 Keynote: “Opening the right doors; Going beyond myths and methods.” Departmento de English, Universidad Metropolitana de la Education. Santiago, Chile, November 3-4, 2017.
2017 Keynote: “Rethinking English language teaching in Bangladesh.”Institute of Modern Languages, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. November 23-26, 2017.
2017 Keynote: “Redefining language teacher education for the 21st Century. Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities. Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Hidalgo, Mexico, September 27-29, 2017.
2016 Plenary: Professional self-development in postmethod era. Seminar in Applied Linguistics. Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico, April 21-24, 2016.
2015 Plenary: Building bridges, enabling crossings: Challenges facing World Englishes in a global society. 21st Conference of the International Association for World Englishes, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, October 8-10, 2015.
2014 Plenary: Enabling classroom inquiry; ensuring teacher knowledge. 10th Malaysia International Conference on ELT, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sept. 13-15, 2014.
2013 Keynote: “Rethinking English language education in China: Global perspectives, local possibilities.” The 18th NAFLE Annual Conference on New Perspectives on English education in the Chinese context. Beijing, China, July 17, 2013.
2013 Guest Lecture: “The essentials of a postmethod pedagogy.” College of International Education, Minzhu University of China. Beijing, China, July 18, 2013.
2013 Keynote: “English language teacher education: Facing challenges, forging connections.” The 3rd International English Language Teacher Education Conference jointly organized by The British Council, and The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India, March 16, 2013.
2013 Endowment Lecture: “(Re)forming individual identity for global citizenship: Implications for language education.” The Krishnaswamy Endowment Lecture, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India, March 20, 2013.
2012 Keynote: “English Language Teacher Education in the globalized and digitilized era.” The 59th International Conference organized by the  Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language in Indonesia (TEFLIN), Widya Mandala Catholic University, Surabaya, Indonesia, November 6, 2012.
2012 Plenary: "Global Mandarin: Promoting Chinese language and culture in an age of globalization." The 4th International Symposium on Teaching Chinese as a Second Language for Young Scholars, Peking University, Beijing, China, June 30, 2012.
2012 Plenary: "Communicating in English: Global cultures, local identities." The 29th International Conference on English Teaching & Learning in the ROC. Taipei, Taiwan, May 19-20, 2012.
2012 Keynote: “Forging the future of language education: Transforming the teaching Self." 13th Annual Texas Foreign Language Education Conference. Austin, Texas, February 24-25, 2012.
2011 Plenary: "Identity formation, cultural globalization, and teaching Chinese as a foreign language." 2011 Chinese Language Education Forum. San Francisco, November 12-13, 2011.
2011 Plenary: "Connecting global cultures and local identities in the English language classroom." 19th KOTESOL International Conference, Seoul, South Korea. October 15-16, 2011
2011 Plenary: “Transforming teachers, Transforming teacher education.” 7th BAAL Language Learning and Teaching SIG Conference, Aston, Birmingham, England, July 7-8, 2011.
2010 Plenary: “Modular model: An integrated approach to foreign language teacher education.” Third International Seminar on Professional Development in Foreign Language Education. Medillin, Colombia, August 4, 2010.
2010 Plenary: “Learning from the practice of everyday teaching.” Annual ABLA ELT Conference, Cali, Colombia, July 31, 2010.
2009 Keynote: “Redefining language teacher education for the 21st century." The Australian Council of TESOL Associations International TESOL Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, July 7-10, 2010.
2009 Plenary: “Teaching culture in the ESL classroom: Challenging choices.” 32nd Annual Conference, Sunshine State TESOL, Miami, Florida, April 16-18, 2009.
2009 Guest Lecture: “Transforming pedagogies: Identity formation in the age of cultural globalization.” University of Wisconsin-Madison Guest Lecture series on Culture, Literature and Language: Power and Pedagogies. Madison, Wisconsin. February 5, 2009.
2008 Plenary: “Language teacher education: Localizing the global; globalizing the local.” ESEA Conference, Singapore, 4-6, December 2008.
2008 Guest Lecture: “Language teacher education for the global society.” Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong, May 14, 2008.
2008 Guest Lecture: “Globalization and the teaching of languages and cultures.” Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, May 19, 2008.
2007 Plenary: “Constructing cultural identity in a globalized society.” Second UNESCO-Sponsored Conference on “Dialogues of the Universal Forum of Cultures,” Monterrey, Mexico, October 2-5, 2007.
2007 Plenary: “Interrogating cultural complexities in the language classroom.” Second international conference on “Cultural complexities of qualitative research,” Guanajuato, Mexico, May 30-June 1, 2007.
2006 Opening plenary: “(Ex)tensions: The cultural logic of the global and the local.” International Conference on Language and Languages: Global and Local Tension. Applied Linguistics Association of Australia. Brisbane, Australia, July 5-8, 2006.
2006 Opening plenary: “Cutting edges, blurring borders: The cultural turn in English language teaching.” International Conference on Cutting Edges: Classrooms, People and Cultures. Canterbury Christ Church University, England, June 23-24, 2006.
2005 Plenary: “(Re)Visioning language teacher education.” 4th International Conference on Language Teacher Education, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 2-4, 2005.
2004 Plenary: “Applied Linguistics in the global age:  A postmodern perspective.” 7th National Congress of Applied Linguistics, Brazil. Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 10-14, 2004.
2003 Opening Plenary: “From Method to Postmethod: Challenge of Change.” 19th Communication Conference, Helsinki, Finland, May 16-18, 2003.
2003 Plenary: “Cultural Globalization and Individual Identity.”  19th Communication Skills Conference, Helsinki, Finland, May 16-18, 2003.
2002 Plenary: "Myths, Methods, Macrostrategies."  Seventh International Conference on English in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, December 6-8, 2002.
2002 Plenary:  “Particularity, Practicality, and Possibility.”  Thirteenth English Language Teaching Conference, Medellin, Colombia, August 8-10, 2002. (Delivered through videoconferencing).
2002 Opening Plenary: "Method, Antimethod, Postmethod."  36th International Annual IATEFL Conference, York, England, March 23-27, 2002.
2000 Keynote: "The gift of one another's presence:  Culture and language teaching."  The 13th Educational Conference, 12-14, October, 2000, Fremantle, Australia.