* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
LINGUIST List logo Eastern Michigan University Wayne State University *
* People & Organizations * Jobs * Calls & Conferences * Publications * Language Resources * Text & Computer Tools * Teaching & Learning * Mailing Lists * Search *
* *
LINGUIST List 18.948

Thu Mar 29 2007

Confs: Applied Ling,Language Acquisition,Sociolinguistics/China

Editor for this issue: Jeremy Taylor <jeremylinguistlist.org>


To post to LINGUIST, use our convenient web form at http://linguistlist.org/LL/posttolinguist.html.
Directory
        1.    Scarlet Poon, International Conference-Language Issues in English-medium Universities: A Global Concern


*******************************************************************************
Fund Drive FLASH: We still need $33,903 to end Fund Drive.
If you have not donated, please visit http://linguistlist.org/donate.html
*******************************************************************************

Message 1: Language Issues in English-Medium Universities
Date: 28-Mar-2007
From: Scarlet Poon <scarletwshku.hk>
Subject: Language Issues in English-Medium Universities


Language Issues in English-medium Universities

Date: 18-Jun-2008 - 20-Jun-2008
Location: Hong Kong, China
Contact: Scarlet Poon
Contact Email: scarletwshku.hk
Meeting URL: http://www.hku.hk/clear/conference08.html

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

The Conference, to be held at the University of Hong Kong, will provide a forum
to discuss and debate language issues in English-medium universities
internationally. The participation of tertiary teachers, researchers, applied
linguists and ELT professionals from all regions and contexts is welcome.

The Conference is co-hosted by Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Education, in
collaboration with English Centre, The University of Hong Kong

Topics will include:

- national and institutional medium of instruction policies;

- the dynamics of English and other local, foreign and minority languages in
higher education;

- integrating language and content in higher education contexts;

- the role of English language support centres in English-medium universities;

- the use of English across disciplines;

- evaluation and assessment issues;

- the interaction of the formal and informal curriculum;

- the attitudes, experiences and practices of students and staff;

- language identity and its impact on learning; and

- language issues in English-medium universities in specific contexts and
disciplines

For more information and guidelines regarding abstract submission, please visit
the conference website http://www.hku.hk/clear/conference08.html

This Year the LINGUIST List hopes to raise $55,000. This money will go to help keep the 
List running by supporting all of our Student Editors for the coming year.

See below for donation instructions, and don't forget to check out our Fund Drive 2007 
LINGUIST List Superhero Adventure for some Fund Drive fun!

http://linguistlist.org/donation/fund-drive2007/ 

There are many ways to donate to LINGUIST!

You can donate right now using our secure credit card form.

Alternatively you can also pledge right now and pay later.

For all information on donating and pledging, including information on how to donate by 
check, money order, or wire transfer, please visit:

http://linguistlist.org/donate.html

The LINGUIST List is under the umbrella of Eastern Michigan University and as such can 
receive donations through the EMU Foundation, which is a registered 501(c) Non Profit 
organization. Our Federal Tax number is 38-6005986. These donations can be offset against 
your federal and sometimes your state tax return (U.S. tax payers only). For more 
information visit the IRS Web-Site, or contact your financial advisor.

Many companies also offer a gift matching program, such that they will match any gift 
you make to a non-profit organization. Normally this entails your contacting your human 
resources department and sending us a form that the EMU Foundation fills in and returns 
to your employer. This is generally a simple administrative procedure that doubles the 
value of your gift to LINGUIST, without costing you an extra penny. Please take a moment 
to check if your company operates such a program.

Thank you very much for your support of LINGUIST!

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------





Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue




Please report any bad links or misclassified data

LINGUIST Homepage | Read LINGUIST | Contact us

NSF Logo

While the LINGUIST List makes every effort to ensure the linguistic relevance of sites listed
on its pages, it cannot vouch for their contents.