6 results for month: 11/2017


Call for Papers: 4th International Conference of the American Pragmatics Association (AMPRA)

November 1-3, 2018 University at Albany, State University of New York (USA) Abstract submission for all formats: Deadline: February 15th, 2018 Notification of Acceptance: March 15, 2018 Please click here for more details.

Call for Proposals: CCERBAL 2018 Conference

Translanguaging: Opportunities and Challenges in a Global World Plenary speakers: Ofelia García (City University of New York) Guillaume Gentil (Carleton University) Danièle Moore (Simon Fraser University) Venue: Canadian Centre for Studies and Research on Bilingualism and Language Planning (CCERBAL), Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute (OLBI), University of Ottawa. Conference dates: May 3-4, 2018. Deadline for proposals: December 15, 2017. Featured events: Round tables and thematic symposia on Linguistic Risk-Taking, Bilingual and Multilingual Policies, and much more. Conference theme: Translanguaging, a construct referr...

Arab Journal of Applied Linguistics: New Issue Published

Dear all: The Editorial Team is pleased to inform you that Arab Journal of Applied Linguistics published its latest issue on October, 8 at http://www.arjals.com/ojs/index.php/Arjals2016. We invite you to review the Table of Contents on our web site and read articles and items of interest.

CEFR Companion Volume with New Descriptors – now online

Dear all, We are very happy to let you know that at the conclusion of a four year process of development, validation, consultation and piloting in which between 1,500 and 2,000 language professionals were involved, the CEFR Companion volume with New Descriptors is now online on the CEFR website www.coe.int/lang-CEFR - on the right hand side, under Full 2001 text. The French version will be published before the end of the year, with German following next Spring. An ISBN version – also including scales for aspects of signing competence will be published in English, French and German later in 2018. A fuller account of the project to develop the ...

Invitation to contribute to an edited volume

Laila Aghai (University of Texas at San Antonio), Peter Sayer (The Ohio State University), Jamie Schissel (University of North Carolina at Greensboro), and I (Zhongfeng Tian, Boston College) are putting together a proposal for an edited volume addressing how translanguaging research can impact the field of TESOL. We would like to invite you to contribute a chapter to a new volume we are editing entitled Envisioning TESOL through a Translanguaging Lens. As you will see in the attached call for chapter proposals, the volume will explore the applications of the concept of translanguaging to diverse TESOL contexts. Because of your recent work in this ...

Call for Papers: 51st Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics

Theme: "Taking Risks in Applied Linguistics" 6 - 8 September 2018 York St John University, England, UK BAAL 2018 will be held at York St John University in York, UK. After celebrating half a century of BAAL in 2017, our theme—Taking Risks in Applied Linguistics—will make the 2018 meeting a testing ground for new ways of pursuing our research and improving our practice. Our global community is facing unsettling times, and language use is at the heart of many of the challenges we face. Such challenges include: new and renewed areas of social inequality; political, social and economic instabilities; language learning and teaching-related ...