LINGUIST List 17.518|
Thu Feb 16 2006
Confs: Applied Ling/Spanish/Alicante, Spain
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Ist Conference on Modern Applied Languages
Message 1: Ist Conference on Modern Applied Languages
From: Chelo Vargas <Chelo.Vargasua.es>
Subject: Ist Conference on Modern Applied Languages
Ist Conference on Modern Applied Languages
Short Title: Jornadas IULMA
Date: 03-May-2006 - 05-May-2006
Location: Alicante, Spain
Contact: Fini Pérez
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.iulma.es/jornadas/index.html
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Spanish
The Interuniversity Institute of Modern Applied Languages (http://www.iulma.es) will host the Ist Conference on Modern Applied Languages, which will be held May 3-5, 2006 at the University of Alicante, Spain.
- To assess the current scene of Academic and Professional languages as far as research and university studies are concerned from an interdisciplinary perspective.
- To consider future research trends in the field of Applied Languages in order to develop knowledge and promote theoretical and applied innovation.
- To disseminate among the scientific and academic community the research and didactic contents and principles addressed in this Conference via the publication of papers.
Registration: 25th January - 20th April 2006.
Registration Fee: 60 Euro
Place of enrollment:
* IULMA Secretary's office (Edif. Biotecnología I, first floor, office 1)
* Department of English Studies. Secretary's office (Edif. Facultad de Filosofía y Letras).
Phone number. +34965909579 /+34 965903439
Payment by bank transfer to:
CAJA DE AHORROS DEL MEDITERRÁNEO (CAM)
Campus Universidad de Alicante, 03690, S. Vicente del Raspeig, Alicante [Spain]
Account holder: JORNADAS Y CONGRESOS
Account number: 2090 3191 11 0054004606
Account name: Jornadas IULMA
- Students who wish to gain extracurricular credits for their attendance must enrol and pay the registration fee at one of the secretary's offices.
- Students, teachers or professionals who wish to receive an attendance certificate but not extracurricular credits may pay the registration fee by bank transfer. A copy of the bank order should be sent by fax to the above number before April 20 for registration to be considered confirmed.
Venue: Salón de Actos (Aulario I, University of Alicante)
Aimed at: University and technical college lecturers, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Registration Fee:60 Euro
SCHEDULE AND AIMS OF SESSIONS
The conference will be organised as follows:
- General morning sessions: papers, plenary sessions and round tables dealing with different aspects of professional and academic languages.
- Specialised afternoon sessions intended for teachers and postgraduate students and for undergraduate students.
Papers will address general topics relating to academic and professional languages in the 21st century.
Plenary sessions will deal with specific aspects of research carried out in the area of modern languages which can be directly applied to different fields of knowledge, such as industry or law.
Round tables will examine, from different points of view, potential research trends in the area of professional and applied languages according to the real needs of today's society.
Afternoon sessions will be divided into research seminars focusing on methodology and research aimed mainly at professionals, teachers and postgraduate students, and practical seminars aimed at undergraduate students and professionals.
Research seminars will study methodological and didactic aspects of research on modern applied languages.
Practical seminars will focus on the acquisition of professional and academic communication strategies in very specific areas, such as writing technical texts in the field of advertising or law, the application of computer tools for the study of linguistics, etc.
In keeping with the interdisciplinarity of the IULMA, all speakers will be prominent professionals or academics in their own field.
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