Center for Language Studies

Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning

As an institutional member of the Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning (CLTL), Brown's faculty meet regularly with other language faculty from the University of Chicago, Columbia University, Cornell University, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton University and Yale University.

The CLTL annual symposium is held at the beginning of May while the annual workshop typically takes place in October. Faculty are invited to present at these professional conferences and are encouraged to attend.

CLTL Workshops and Symposia


CLTL Grants

CLS annually invites applications to the consortium-funded, campus-based grants. Faculty who teach languages at Brown and who are active CLS affiliates may apply.

Proposal must ultimately promote the teaching and learning of languages at Brown and may include funding requests for

  • curricular innovation projects and the development of instructional materials to be used within the Brown curriculum

  • research or travel, if allowed, that may lead to a conference presentation or publication

  • fees to present or attend a conference for professional development

  • inviting guest lecturers and convening workshops relevant to language teaching and learning (travel if allowed and honorarium)

  • purchase of materials, supplies and memberships for research and teaching purposes

  • compensation for your time and effort to complete the project

For complete details about applying for the 2023-24 grant cycle, Brown faculty my access these guidelines.  This link provides more information on grants previously awarded.