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A warm invitation to the 32nd SAAL Lecture by Professor Susan Hunston

Notice of 33rd Annual General Meeting of the Singapore Association for Applied Linguistics (SAAL) and Elections cum SAAL Talk

Dear SAAL Honorary Lifelong members and members, Notice is hereby given of the 33rd Singapore Association for Applied Linguistics Annual General Meeting (SAAL AGM) and Elections on 1 September 2018, Saturday. The nomination letter and the nomination form are attached. If you are nominating someone, please submit the form by 27 August 2018. Full details regarding the nomination and submission of nominations are in the nomination letter. A SAAL talk will also take place on 1 September 2018. Important details are below. A publicity flier is attached here for your reference too. SAAL, in collaboration with the School of Humanities & Behavioural ...

Upcoming SAAL-NTU Seminar by Professor Albert Weideman on Monday 3 Sep, 12pm at NTU HSS Meeting Room 2

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Second Call for Papers: Language and Society conference

The Language and Society conference will be held on November 29-30, 2018 at UNED (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia) in Madrid, Spain. The conference, whose theme is “Bilingualism and Interculturality: Challenges, Limits and Solutions” is open to all those interested in research on bilingual education involving Spanish, English or both languages. Therefore, abstracts exploring this theme from innovative and critical perspectives are very welcome. The deadline for submission is July 11th, 2018. Details of the conference are found at www.biuned.weebly.com

Call for Chapter Proposals: “Positionality and Stance in Political Discourse”

Vernon Press invites chapter proposals on Positionality and Stance in Political Discourse. The volume will be edited by Drs. Lawrence Berlin, Northeastern Illinois University, & Cristina Becker Lopes Perna, Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul. They are seeking chapters that deal with Positionality and/or Stance from a pragmatic perspective--preferably positionality (cf. Davies & Harré, 1990; Harré & van Langenhove, 1991, 1999)--within the context of political discourse, specifically that of leaders (i.e., presidents, prime ministers, etc.). Deadline for proposals: 30th June 2018 INTRODUCTION The aim of this book is ...

New research monograph – The Discourse of the IELTS Speaking Test: Interactional Design and Practice

New research monograph now available: http://www.cambridge.org/gb/cambridgeenglish/catalog/teacher-training-development-and-research/discourse-ielts-speaking-test/discourse-ielts-speaking-test-interactional-design-and-practice-paperback Seedhouse, P. & Nakatsuhara, F. (2018). The Discourse of the IELTS Speaking Test: Interactional Design and Practice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. The volume provides a unique dual perspective on the evaluation of spoken discourse in that it combines a detailed portrayal of the design of a face-to-face speaking test with its actual implementation in interactional terms. Using many empirical extracts ...

Call for papers: Italian Applied Linguistics Association (AItLA) Annual Meeting

Minority languages between localism and globalization XIX International Conference of the Italian Association of Applied Linguistics University of Cagliari 21-23 February 2019, Cagliari AItLA, the Italian association of Applied Linguistics, is organizing their next annual meeting in Cagliari (Sardinia, Italy), on 21-23 February 2019. Please click here for more details. To submit a proposal, please send an abstract of 600-1000 words (including reference to cited works) to: congresso@aitla.it by 30 July 2018. Please specify the chosen presentation format (one of the three illustrated above) and the name and affiliation of presenter(s). The ...

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The Third International Conference on Current Issues of Languages, Dialects and Linguistics

Name of the conference: The Third International Conference on Current Issues of Languages, Dialects and Linguistics Date: 31 January-1 February, 2019 Venue: Ahwaz, Iran Website: http://www.llld.ir/en/ Details: Academics and university lecturers are cordially invited to present their research in English, Arabic or Persian: Optional Services for Non-Iranian Nationality Presenters (If they wish to use) A) Free Accommodation: ((1) accommodation will be in the university hostel or guest house, (2) Accommodation will be for four days (30th & 31st January & 1st & 2nd February 2019, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday). (3) Three or four ...