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The role of drama in higher and adult language education: teacher training and the challenges of inclusion Université Grenoble Alpes 22–26 July 2019

17 Apr 2019
Summer School in France

The Summer School The role of drama in higher and adult language education: teacher training and the challenges of inclusionis aimed at Master’s students, PhD students, young researchers, scholars and practitioners in the area of second language learning and teaching who already engage in or would like to become involved in drama activities and to conduct research into these. The five-day (Monday-Friday) Summer School willtake place from 22 to 26 July 2019, and will be hosted at UniversitéGrenoble Alpes, France. Each morning will host one or two keynote speakers (in English), and on each afternoon two/three different workshops in two/three different languages (English, French, Italian) will be proposed.

Seminars and workshops include:

  • intercultural awareness and inclusion in second-language teaching and learning through drama and theatre;
  • teacher training through and for drama;
  • literature, translation and second-language theatre and drama;
  • non-verbal communication and the performing arts;
  • drama in the second language curriculum and assessment;
  • researching second-language drama;
  • improvisation and devising;
  • Process Drama.


Confirmed keynote speakers and facilitators:

Fiona Dalziel, Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy

Filippo Fonio, Université Grenoble Alpes, France

Laurent Gallardo, Université Grenoble Alpes, France

Stefanie Giebert, Konstanz University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Eva Goksel, University of Teacher Education Zug (PH Zug), University of Zurich, Switzerland

Jean-Rémi Lapaire, Université Bordeaux Montaigne, France

Chris Mitchell, Université Grenoble Alpes, France

Emanuela Nanni, Université Grenoble Alpes, France

Erika Piazzoli, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Chiara Piola Caselli, Università di Perugia, Italy

Pascale Roux, Université Grenoble Alpes, France

Anna Santucci, University of Rhode Island, USA

Garret Scally, Manchester University, UK

Manfred Schewe, University College Cork, Ireland




Registration before April 30 2019: 

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Fiona Dalziel, Università degli Studi di Padova:

Filippo Fonio, Université Grenoble Alpes:


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