Dr. Julie Baker
Director, French Intensive Language Program
Profile
Presentations

American Association of Teachers of French Annual Convention. Exploring Under the Iceberg: Incorporating Cultural Materials and Developing Intercultural Competence in the Language Classroom (60-min session). Carayou Hotel, Pointe-du-Bout, Martinique. July 20, 2018. 

Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Annual Conference. Under the Iceberg: Developing Intercultural Competence in the Language Classroom (60-min session). Midtown Hilton, New York City. Feb 13, 2016.

Cengage World Language Symposium: The Changing Landscape of Language Teaching. Under the Iceberg:  Examining Cultural Perspectives in the Language Classroom & Assessing Intercultural Competence. (75-min workshop). Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA. March 16, 2012.                                                                                                                                     
International Baccalaureate teachers visit the International Center. Teaching and Encouraging International Mindedness. International Commons, Carole Weinstein International Center, University of Richmond. Richmond, VA. December 10, 2010.

Second International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence. (CERCLL, University of Arizona). Under the Iceberg: Cultural Perspectives in the Language Classroom. (50-minute session). Hotel Arizona, Tucson, AZ. January 29, 2010. Podcast available.

Foreign Language Teachers Association of Virginia Annual Conference. Speak up, I CAN hear you! Motivating Students to Improve Speaking and Listening Skills in the Language Classroom. (50-minute session). Holiday Inn Select, Koger South Center, Richmond, VA. October 31, 2008.

Foreign Language Teachers Association of Virginia Annual Conference. How Do I Really Teach Culture? Encouraging Intercultural Competence in the Foreign Language Classroom. (50-minute session). Holiday Inn Select, Koger South Center, Richmond, VA. October 13, 2006.

Foreign Language Teachers Association of Virginia Annual Conference. Making Connections: Critical Thinking, Self-Reflection, and Active Progress in the Foreign Language Classroom. (50-minute session). Holiday Inn Select, Koger South Center, Richmond, VA. October 14, 2005.

Keynote Speaker. French, Latin, Spanish Honor Society Ceremony at J.R. Tucker High School. Henrico County. Richmond, VA. May 18, 2005 and for the Annual French Congrès for Chesterfield County Schools. William Byrd High School. Chesterfield County, VA. March 19, 2005.  

Southern Conference on Language Teaching/FLANC Joint Conference. In the Name of Progress: Student Portfolios for Active Learning (50-minute session). Charlotte, N.C. February 24-26, 2005.

Publications
Articles

Baker, J. (2004) The Childhood of the Epic Hero: Representation of the Child Protagonist in the Old French Enfances Texts. The Child in French and Francophone Literature, v. 31.


Education
Ph.D., Indiana University
M.A., Indiana University
B.A., University of Michigan
Contact Information
(804) 287-6817
(804) 287-6446 (Fax)
Areas of Expertise
Language Teaching Methods
Second Language Acquisition
Intercultural Competence
Medieval French Literature