Mary L. & Choffat-Durr, A. Self-efficacy teaching English to young learners. 36th TESOL France Annual Colloquium, Paris, France, 17-19 novembre, 2017.

Mary, L. & Young, A. “It showed us how difficult it is for a pupil to have a course in a language other than his mother tongue”: Nurturing empathy and linguistic and cultural awareness in teacher education. Axis 2. Pluralistic approaches in teacher education and their practical application in a school context. EDILIC Conference: Openness towards languages and pluralistic approaches in the context of developing learners’ competencies. 5-7th July 2017.

Mary, L. & Young, A. Disrupting deficit discourses: How teacher agency in one French pre-school classroom is empowering young bilinguals and their families. Early bilingual development and education: Teachers, parents and children as agents symposium. ISB (International Symposium on Bilingualism), Limerick, Ireland, 11-15 June 2017.

Young, A., Mary, L. & Birot-Freyburger, S. Creating a safe multilingual inclusive space in pre-school, Defining inclusion in multilingual pre-school context session. Migration, multilingualism and education in France and Germany: Critical perspectives on inclusion, ESPE de l’Académie de Strasbourg, University of Strasbourg, 31 May – 1 June, 2017.

Mary, L. & Young, A. Hearing Their Voices: Supporting Emergent Bilinguals in Pre-school through Translanguaging, BIHM Colloquium: Translanguaging and Education: New Perspectives from the Field, AAAL (American Association for Applied Linguistics), Portland, USA, 17-21 March 2017.

Birot-Freyburger, S., Mary, L., Young, A. (2017). «Bilingues en devenir» – La prise en compte des langues parlées à la maison par l’école et la collaboration école-famille en contexte plurilingue. Journée d’étude Les langues des enfants au service des apprentissages en maternelle: rassurer, engager, avancer ESPE Besançon, 1 février, 2017. – .WKwMJoWi92E

Mary, L. (2016). « Albums multilingues en petite section de maternelle : Dispositifs pédagogiques favorisant la médiation entre les langues parlées à la maison et la langue de scolarisation » Colloque Livre Ensemble: Pluriculturalisme et plurilinguisme à travers les albums pour la jeunesse, ESPE Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées, Université de Toulouse, 8-10 novembre 2016.

Young, A. & Mary, L. (2016) Participation in Workshop 2: ECEC and primary school professionals, ‘GREAT START IN LIFE! THE BEST POSSIBLE EDUCATION IN EARLY YEARS‘ conference, jointly organised by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture, Unit B2 (Schools and Educators; Multilingualism) and the European Commission, DG Research and Innovation, Unit B6 (Open and Inclusive Societies), Hotel Husa President Park, Brussels, 30 November-1 December 2016.

Young, A. & Mary, L. (2016) “I don’t speak all their languages”: Engaging with emergent bilinguals and their families in the pre-primary classroom to foster well-being, learning and inclusion. Education and Migration: Language foregrounded, Researching multilingually: At the borders of language, the body, law and the State, School of Education, Durham University, 21-23 October 2016.

Young, L. & Mary, L. (2016) « From solitudes to synergies: fostering the learning and well-being of young emergent bilinguals through sensitivity in language use and teaching » 13th International Language Awareness Conference (ALA 2016) Languages for Life: Educational, Professional and Social Contexts, Vienna, Austria July 19-22, 2016.

Young, A. & Mary, L. (2016) Fostering learning, well-being and inclusion in the multilingual pre-school classroom, EDILIC Conference: Towards an inclusive, ethical and plurilingual language education, Győr, Hungary, 7-9 July 2016.

Young, A. & Mary, L. (2016) Harnessing young emergent bilinguals’ linguistic repertoires in a French pre-primary class to facilitate learning and inclusion,4th International Conference Crossroads of Languages and Cultures: “Multilingual Educational Approaches and Language Policies”, School of Early Childhood Education, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2-3 June 2016.

Mary, L. (2016) « Un album, deux langues, un monde : Créer des espaces de lecture multilingues ». Journée de sensibilisation – Remettre les langues en mouvement: Les enjeux de la lecture avec les tout-petits. 11 Mars, 2016, St. Denis France.

Mary, L. & Young, A. (2016) “Bi/multilingualism in the pre-primary classroom, from threat to opportunity” Social and Affective Factors in Home Language Maintenance and Development, Centre for General Linguistics, Berlin 12–13 February 2016.

Mary, L. ; Young A. & Birot-Freyburger, S., (2015) « “Ekmek… du pain” : Pratiques professionnelles dans une classe de petite section multilingue. » Apprendre dans et par les langues ! Ou Comment accompagner l’élève allophone à l’école maternelle et primaire, Université de Haute-Alsace, 9-10 décembre 2015.

Mary, L. & Young A. (2015) « “On va faire des lahmaçuns?” Mediating languages and creating safe-spaces in the preschool classroom ». Issues of Multilingualism in Early Childhood Education”, Research into Early Years Language Learning (REYLL), Roma Tre University, Rome, 26-27 novembre 2015, Italie.

Young A. & Mary, L. (2015) « Translanguaging in a French nursery school class with emergent bilingual children and their families: How, when and why? », colloquium “Tasks and translanguaging: real meaning-making practices?”, Sixth international conference on task-based language teaching (TBLT 2015), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Louvois, 16-18 septembre 2015, Belgique.

Mary, L. & Young A. (2015) « Supporting very young learners in transition from home to school: ‘practiced language policies’ in a French pre-primary class with emergent bilingual children », thematic session “Uncovering Mulilingualism at School. Empowering the disempowered through plurilingual practices policies”. 10th international symposium on bilingualism (ISB10), Rutgers University, New Jersey, 20-24 mai 2015, Etats-Unis.

Young A. & Mary, L. (2015) « Supporting very young learners in transition from home to school: Translanguaging in a French nursery school class with emergent bilingual children », thematic session “Spaces for translanguaging in diverse language learning situations”, Translanguaging – Practices, skills and pedagogy, Dalarna University, Falun, 20-22 avril 2015, Suède.

Mary, L. (2014). “French pre-service primary teachers’ feelings of self-efficacy and confidence in teaching English to young learners”. Early Language Learning Conference : Theory and Practice, Umeå University, Umeå, 11-15 juin, Suède.