LINGUIST List 14.2607

Mon Sep 29 2003

Calls: General Ling/Hong Kong;Applied Ling/Netherlands

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  1. sw.tang, Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Annual Research Forum 2003
  2. w.m.lowie, The Socio-political Setting of English Language Teaching

Message 1: Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Annual Research Forum 2003

Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2003 01:05:06 +0000
From: sw.tang <sw.tangpolyu.edu.hk>
Subject: Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Annual Research Forum 2003

Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Annual Research Forum 2003 
Short Title: LSHK-ARF 2003

Date: 06-Dec-2003 - 07-Dec-2003
Location: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Contact: Sze-Wing Tang
Contact Email: sw.tangpolyu.edu.hk 
Meeting URL: http://www.lshk.org


Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics 
Call Deadline: 01-Nov-2003


Meeting Description:

For registration and other details of the meeting, please visit the
website of LSHK. All LSHK members are cordially invited to attend and
present papers at the Linguistic Society of Hong Kong Annual Research
Forum 2003, which will be held at The Hong Kong Polytechnic
University, December 6-7, 2003. Twenty-minute paper presentations
(plus ten minutes for discussion) on any areas in linguistics are
welcome.

This year is very special to the Society: the 10th anniversary of the
LSHK Cantonese Romanization Scheme or known as Jyutping. To mark this
special occasion, a workshop on 'romanization and transcription' will
be organized during the ARF. We are soliciting contributions on all
aspects of romanization and transcription in Cantonese, Putonghua, and
English. This workshop aims to bring us together concentrating on the
issues related to the theories of romanization and transcription and
their application in different fields.

Abstracts may be written in either Chinese or English, one page in
length on A4 size paper, no less than 400 words (for English) or 800
characters (for Chinese) excluding references, with title,
authors name, and affiliation. Include word count at the
bottom of the page. Abstracts should be in at least 12 point type with
margins of at least 1-inch, singled spaced. Along with the abstract
send a separate sheet listing (1) title of the paper, (2) name(s) of
the author(s), (3) affiliation(s), (4) mailing address, and (5) email
address. Please specify whether the abstract is submitted to the
workshop on romanization and transcription.

Submissions are limited to a maximum of one individual and one joint
abstract per author, or to two joint abstracts per
author.Abstracts are required to be saved in an electronic
version (either DOC, RTF, or TXT) and sent to us by email at the
following address.

sw.tangpolyu.edu.hk

In addition to the soft copy, the hard copy of the abstract should be
sent to the following address.

Sze-Wing Tang
Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon
Hong Kong

Deadline for receipt of abstracts is November 1, 2003
(Saturday). Notification of acceptance will be sent by email by
November 17, 2003 (Monday).
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Message 2: The Socio-political Setting of English Language Teaching

Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2003 08:02:23 +0000
From: w.m.lowie <w.m.lowielet.rug.nl>
Subject: The Socio-political Setting of English Language Teaching

The Socio-political Setting of English Language Teaching 
Date: 13-Nov-2003 - 14-Nov-2003
Location: Groningen, Netherlands
Contact: Kees de Bot
Contact Email: c.l.j.de.botlet.rug.nl 

Linguistic Sub-field: Applied Linguistics

Subject Language: English 

Call Deadline: 01-Oct-2003

Meeting Description:

The central question to be addressed at this conference is why the
teaching of English as a Second Language is so effective in some
countries and less so in other ones. What are the success factors and
which factors may thwart an effective learning process?

Invited speakers

Dr. Koffie Edoh (World Bank, Washington) Prof. Dr. M. Burns (English
Language Program, Perdue University) Dr. G�rard Bonnet (Minist�re de
lEducation, Paris) We still have room for 4 papers. Please send
abstract of no more than 200 words to Wander Lowie by September 30,
2003.
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