LINGUIST List 10.18

Thu Jan 7 1999

Calls: Communication Technology, World Englishes

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  1. Eurocall'99, Information and Communication Technology
  2. Suzanne K. Hilgendorf, World Englishes

Message 1: Information and Communication Technology

Date: Wed, 6 Jan 1999 23:31:34 +0200
From: Eurocall'99 <>
Subject: Information and Communication Technology

 2nd call for papers

 15-18 September 1999


15th January 1999 : deadline for submitting an application for a workshop or

31st January 1999 : deadline fro submitting papers, show and tell and posters

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Conference theme :

Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
in diverse language learning environments

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You may use one of the three following possibilities:

1) the online form:

2) e-mail.
Send the form in the body of the e-mail (not as an attached
file). Send your e-mail to:

3) ordinary mail. Send:
 - the form (which includes the abstract) on a disk using one
of the following formats: Word (Mac or PC), RTF, ASCII
 - and a hard copy of the form.

Send disk + hard copy to :

 Thierry SELVA
 Laboratoire d'Informatique de Besancon
 Universit de Franche-Comt
 16, route de Gray
 25030 Besancon Cedex, France
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Eurocall'99, septembre/September 1999, Besancon, France

Conference europeenne sur les systemes d'information
et de communication pour l'aide a l'apprentissage des langues.
European conference on Computer Assisted Language Learning

Toile/Web :
Mel/Email :
Telecopie : 03 81 66 64 50 / Fax: 33 3 81 66 64 50
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Message 2: World Englishes

Date: Wed, 6 Jan 1999 18:32:16 -0800
From: Suzanne K. Hilgendorf <>
Subject: World Englishes

6th International Conference on World Englishes
in Tksuba, Japan on July 28 - 30, 1999.

The main theme of this year's conference is World Englishes and Asian

In addition to this theme, we invite abstracts of 20-minute papers and 3 hour
colloquia on all aspects of World Englishes, including:

Asian varieties of English
Colloquia/workshops on any theme
Discourse Strategies
English as a medium of literary creativity in multilingual societies
Evaluation and Testing
Impact/influence of English on the structures of indigenous languages
Pedagogy involving English as an international language
Power, ideology, an identity
Collaborative research and/or practices across the three Circles of English
The bi-/multi-lingual creativity in English (including codeswitching involving
The politics of English in emerging nations

One-page abstracts on any of the above topics or combination thereof are
welcome. Each abstract must include the presenter's full name,
affiliation, mailing address, phone number, e-mail address, and fax number
(if available). Please submit seven (7) copies of the abstract (no
electronic mail please) by February 15 to:

Professor Kimberley Brown, Program Co-Chair
6th IAWE Conference
Dept. of Applied Linguistics/Portland State University/PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751/USA
Tel: 503.725.3566/503.725.8194
Fax: 503.725.4139

Please note: Participants will be notified by March 15 of acceptance. Please
inform us if there is any particular documentation in addition to a general
letter of acceptance which you may need for your institution

Kimberley Brown (
Associate Vice-Provost for International Affairs
Department of Applied Linguistics
Portland State University
PO Box 751
Portland, OR USA 97207-0751
Phone: 503.725.3566 / Fax 503.725.4139
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