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AAAL Annual Conference

Applied Linguistics Applied, April 9-12, 2016, Orlando, Florida, USA

Call for Proposals

The 2016 conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) will be held at the Hilton Orlando Hotel in Orlando, Florida. Nationally and internationally, the AAAL conference has a reputation as a comprehensive and stimulating conference including in-depth colloquia and paper sessions, topical and thought-provoking plenary presentations, excellent book exhibits, and plentiful opportunities for networking.

Proposals are welcome in the following topic strands:

• Analysis of Discourse and Interaction

• Assessment and Evaluation

• Bilingual, Immersion, Heritage, and Minority Education

• Corpus Linguistics

• Educational Linguistics

• Language and Cognition

• Language and Ideology

• Language and Technology

• Language Planning and Policy

• Language, Culture and Socialization

• Pragmatics

  Reading, Writing, and Literacy

  Research Methods

  Second and Foreign Language Pedagogy

• Second Language Acquisition, Language Acquisition, and Attrition

• Sociolinguistics

  Text Analysis (Written Discourse)

  Translation and Interpretation

 

Submission Deadline: August 20, 2015

 

Proposals are invited for individual papers, posters, roundtable discussions, and colloquia, particularly those having to do with the practical uses of applied linguistics research and pedagogy. 

 

More information about the 2016 AAAL Conference will be available at aaal.org.

 

 

 

 

 

May 6, 2015

 

 

Call for Proposals Information Now Available

Proposals to be accepted beginning June 1, 2015

The 2016 conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) will be held at the Hilton Orlando Hotel in Orlando, Florida. Proposals are invited for individual papers, posters, roundtable discussions, and colloquia, particularly those having to do with the practical uses of applied linguistics research and pedagogy. The deadline for proposal submission is 11:59 PM on August 19, 2015 (EDT; UTC-4). More information available here.

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The Eighth International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF8): Conceptualization and Pedagogical Solutions

Call for papers

The Organizing Committee of ELF8, to be held in Beijing between 25 and 27 August 2015, invites proposals for presentations in any ELF related areas including but not limited to:

  • Conceptualizing ELF
  • Describing ELF
  • Approaches and Methodologies of ELF
  • ELF: Attitudes, Identity and Voices
  • ELF, Culture and Society
  • ELF and Language Policy
  • ELF and Language Education
  • ELF and Translation/Interpretation
  • ELF in Different Contexts

Types of presentations:

Proposals are invited for paper presentations and poster presentations. The paper presentation discusses and describes the presenter’s complete or on‐going work in relation to theory, empirical research or practice. Each presentation will be given 15 minutes duration plus 10 minutes for discussion.

The poster presentation enables presenters to post their ideas/thoughts/materials/data on a noticeboard and answer queries/respond to comments from interested conference participants. Poster sessions will be scheduled as part of the conference programme. Specific guidelines for poster presentations will be sent together with the acceptance notice.

Your abstracts must be submitted online at:

http://elf.celea.org.cn/2015

Please provide a title and an abstract of no more than 250 words to indicate the central issues that you wish to address. You can choose either paper presentation or poster presentation.

New abstract submission closes on March 31, 2015. Confirmation of receipt of your submission will be sent automatically and notification of acceptance will be sent by the end of April 2015.

Keynote speakers:

  • Jennifer Jenkins (University of Southampton)
  • Li Wei (University of London)
  • Anna Mauranen (University of Helsinki)
  • Wen Qiufang (Beijing Foreign Studies University)

Invited symposia/colloquia/ workshops/conveners:

  • Will Baker (University of Southampton)
  • Martin Dewey (King's College London)
  • Andy Kirkpatrick (Griffith University)
  • Kumiko Murata (Waseda University)
  • Barbara Seidlhofer (University of Vienna)
  • Ying Wang (China Three Gorges University)
  • Henry Widdowson (University of Vienna)

 


 

EUROPEAN CONFERENCE

ON LANGUAGE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION

 

AILA-Europe and VALS-ASLA welcome you to
the 7th Junior Researchers Meeting in Applied Linguistics
10th–12th September 2015
hosted by the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

 

http://linguistik.zhaw.ch/de/linguistik/european-conference-on-language-and-digital-communication.html

 

The Junior Researchers Meeting allows early career applied linguists to present their

research and network in an interactive and informal international environment.

“Junior Researchers” include those working on their Master’s and PhD theses, as

well as those who have graduated within the last three years.

At the conference, each paper session will have designated senior researchers as

commentators to guarantee questions and discussion. The programme will also

include workshops on various aspects of academic career, such as publishing and

seeking for funding.

The conference focuses on language use in digital environments within and across

educational, academic, professional and everyday settings. Besides this conference

focus, papers on other areas of applied linguistics are welcome. A paper may present

also work in progress.

Please submit your abstract of no more than 350 words (excluding the title) to:
http://linguistlist.org/confservices/EasyAbs/customabssub.cfm?emeetingid=6202JA4458B6965E40A050441

 

Plenary speakers

Prof. Dr. Troy Hicks, Central Michigan University, USA

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chistina Gitsaki, Zayed University Dubai, UAE

Prof. Dr. Daniel Perrin, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Prof. Dr. Wibke Weber, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

 

Important dates

Submission closes: May 15, 2015

Notification of acceptance: May 30, 2015

Early bird registration: July 30, 2015

Final registration: August 30, 2015

Registration: http://www.amiando.com/JRM

 

Conference venue

ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences

School of Applied Linguistics

Theaterstrasse 15c, P.O. Box

8401 Winterthur, Switzerland

The city and region of Winterthur is an independent and dynamic center in the Zurich

economic area with a population of around 180,000. Over 75,000 people are

employed in one of more than 7,500 firms and enterprises. Winterthur is also home

to the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), which is one of Switzerland’s

largest multi-disciplinary universities of applied sciences and has turned Winterthur

into a vibrant university town.

 

Organising committee

Prof. Dr. Daniel Perrin This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dr. Aleksandra Gnach This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deborah Harzenmoser This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.