Foreign Languages

  • American Association of Teachers of Arabic (AATA) AATA aims to facilitate communication and cooperation between teachers of Arabic and to promote study, criticism, research and instruction in the field of Arabic language pedagogy, Arabic linguistics and Arabic literature.
  • American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) The aim of the Association shall be to represent the French language in North America and to encourage the dissemination, both in the schools and in the general public, of knowledge concerning all aspects of the culture and civilization of France and the French-speaking world. The Association shall support projects destined to advance the French language and literature.
  • American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) The mission of the AATG is based on the belief that bringing the language, literatures and cultures of the German-speaking world to all Americans is a vital humanistic endeavor which serves essential national interests. A national individual membership organization dedicated to the advancement and improvement of the language, literature, and culture of the German-speaking countries. With over 5,200 members, the AATG is for teachers of German at all levels of instruction and all those interested in the teaching of German.
  • American CouncilĀ on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) ACTFL is a national organization dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction. ACTFL is an individual membership organization of more than 9,000 foreign language educators and administrators from elementary through graduate education, as well as government and industry.
  • American Philological Association (APA) The American Philological Association (APA), founded in 1869 by "professors, friends, and patrons of linguistic science," is the principal learned society in North America for the study of ancient Greek and Roman languages, literatures, and civilizations. While the majority of its members are university and college Classics teachers, members also include scholars in other disciplines, primary and secondary school teachers, and interested lay people.
  • Association of Departments of Foreign Languages (ADFL) ADFL addresses the professional concerns of administrators from nearly 1,000 departments at two- and four-year colleges and universities. ADFL is a resource for the language and literature community in the United States and Canada and provides a forum for collegial exchange about important issues through its summer seminars, journal, and Web site.
  • College Language Association (CLA) CLA is an organization of college teachers of English and foreign languages which serves the academic, scholarly and professional interests of its members and the collegiate communities they represent. Since 1957, the Association has published the peer-reviewed CLA Journal, a quarterly featuring scholarly research and reviews of books in the areas of language, literature, linguistics and pedagogy.
  • International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL) IATEFL's mission is to link, develop and support English Language Teaching professionals throughout the world. Founded in the UK in 1967, it now has over 3,500 members in 100 different countries throughout the world.
  • Modern Language Association (MLA) MLA provides opportunities for its members to share their scholarly findings and teaching experiences with colleagues and to discuss trends in the academy. MLA members host an annual convention and other meetings, work with related organizations, and sustain one of the finest publishing programs in the humanities. MLA has over 30,000 members in 100 countries.
  • The American Classical League (ACL) The American Classical League was founded in 1919 for the purpose of fostering the study of classical languages in the United States and Canada. Membership is open to any person who is committed to the preservation and advancement of our classical inheritance from Greece and Rome. The League includes teachers of Latin, Greek, and Classics on elementary, secondary, and college levels.
  • Washington Association for Language Teaching (WAFLT) WAFLT serves a membership of 400 to 600 elementary through university level language teachers. WAFLT seeks to meet the needs of a profession dedicated to the teaching of world language skills and cultural awareness by providing information and sensitive global perspectives in an era of ever-increasing internationalization.

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Foreign Languages and Literatures (Posted 11/22/17)
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Fairfax, VA

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University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, WI

Foreign Languages and Literatures (Posted 11/22/17)
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, WI

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