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Full Title: 1st International Conference on Language and Linguistics

Location: Grand Men Seng Hotel, Magallanes Street, Davao City 8000, Philippines
Start Date: 07-Aug-2014 - 08-Aug-2014
Contact: Dr. Catherine Roble
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.facebook.com/linguisticsocietyofmindanaoinc.
Meeting Description: Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Amara Prasinthrathsint
(Professor in the Department of Linguistics at Chulalongkorn University)

Dr. Maya David Nee Khemlani
(Professor in the Department of Languages & Linguistics at the University of Malaya)

Plenary Speakers:

Dr. Francisco Dumanig Jr.
(Professor in the Department of Languages & Linguistics at the University of Malaya)

Dr. Rodney Jubilado
(Professor in the Humanities Division at the University of Hawaii in Hilo, Hawaii USA)

With superb roster of Parallel Session Speakers from Abroad and in the Philippines.

The Language Department of the University of Southeastern Philippines in collaboration with the Linguistic Society of Mindanao announces its 1st International Conference on Language and Linguistics on August 7-8, 2014 with the theme 'Current Trends and Issues in Applied Linguistics'.

Presenters' fee should be deposited on the LSM account on/before February 15, 2014.
We also accept company cheques.

Bank: Philippine National Bank (PNB)
Address: J.P. Laurel Avenue, Bajada, Davao City 8000, Philippines
Account Name: Linguistic Society of Mindanao, Inc.
Account Number: 553805900018

For other participants:

Teachers, researchers, graduate students may also express their interest to participate in the conference by e-mailing cathyroble@yahoo.com or by calling (082) 2278192 local 301 and 300.

Registration Fee:

Early Bird Registration:

LSM member: $100
Non-member: $100
Deadline: May 15, 2014

Onsite Registration:

LSM member: $125
Non-member: $150
Deadline: August 7, 2014

Payment does not cover the accommodation of presenters.
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 25.489

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