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Fri Jun 06 2008
Calls: Applied Linguistics/Romania; General Linguistics/USA
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ESP Quality Management in Higher Education
Linguistic Association of the Southwest
Message 1: ESP Quality Management in Higher Education
From: Anisoara Pop <anisoara_ppyahoo.com>
Subject: ESP Quality Management in Higher Education
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Full Title: ESP Quality Management in Higher Education
Date: 08-May-2009 - 09-May-2009
Location: Targu-Mures, Romania
Contact Person: Anisoara Pop
Meeting Email: anisoara_ppyahoo.com
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English (eng)
Call Deadline: 20-Jun-2009
ESP Quality Management in Higher Education will include: ESP Teacher Training,
Quality management in ESP, Programmes for ESP e-learning, Materials Development,
State of the Art Strategies in ESP education, Learner Autonomy, ESP Research, etc.
Call for Proposals
Dimitrie University from Targu Mures, Transylvania, Romania, intends to apply
for a national project on ESP Quality Management in Higher Education (Business
English, English for Tourism, Engineers, Law, Medicine, Physics, Chemistry,
etc.). If the project is successful key-speakers and workshop presenters (30
participants) will be covered accommodation and travel expenses (up to 500
Euro/person). Romanian presenters have priority.
International as well as Romanian specialists in Quality Management (EAQUALS)
have already announced their participation. If you are interested in attending
either as workshop or paper presenter, please send us the proposed theme (within
the above mentioned framework) as soon as possible and we will e-mail you the
application form . We need your firm commitment now. The papers will be
published in a volume with ISBN.
Deadline for application: June 20th, 2008
Workshop dates: May, 8-9th, 2009
Venue: Dimitrie Cantemir University, Targu Mures, Transylvania
Notification of acceptance: August 1st, 2008
The exact fee for the rest of participants will be announced after the results
of the project competition have been published.
Contact: Anisoara Pop, PhD
Dimitrie Cantemir University, Targu Mures
Message 2: Linguistic Association of the Southwest
From: Dirk Elzinga <Dirk_Elzingabyu.edu>
Subject: Linguistic Association of the Southwest
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Full Title: Linguistic Association of the Southwest
Short Title: LASSO
Date: 17-Oct-2008 - 19-Oct-2008
Location: Corvallis, Oregon, USA
Contact Person: Susana Rivera-Mills
Meeting Email: Susana.Rivera-Millsoregonstate.edu
Web Site: http://oregonstate.edu/dept/foreign_lang/lasso
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Call Deadline: 25-Jun-2008
The 37th annual meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest will be
held October 17-19, 2008 at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon.
Call for Papers
Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO)
37th Annual Conference
October 17-19, 2008
Deadline for submission: Extended June 25, 2008
Conference Theme: ''Building Communities and Making Connections''
Plenary Speaker: James Crawford
Abstract submissions are invited for paper presentations, poster presentations,
and panels on any research area related to language issues of special interest
in the Southwest. In addition, proposals on the conference theme are
particularly encouraged, and may include, but are not limited to: connecting
language with non-academic areas, interdisciplinary collaborations, language
learning communities, education and language policy, and non-traditional
dissemination of language research.
In addition a Special Interest Group (SIG) on Making Connections Beyond the
Academic Community is encouraging presentations on that topic. Please indicate
in the abstract if you would like to be considered under this SIG.
Presentations are generally given in Spanish or English, although special
provisions may be made to support the use of endangered languages that have been
excluded historically from academic discourse. Presentations should be given in
the same language as the abstract.
Paper presentations will be limited to 20 minutes followed by a 10 minute
Poster presentations will be organized into informal poster sessions where
presenters can distribute hand-outs, explain posters, and answer questions.
Panels should be composed of 2-4 speakers. Early submission of panel proposals
Only one abstract as a single author and a second as co-author will be accepted
from any one individual.
Submissions by graduate students are welcome, and students are eligible for the
Helmut Esau Prize, a $250 cash award.
Abstract submission instructions
Electronic submissions are strongly preferred. Authors without access to email
may mail a disk copy accompanied by a paper copy to the address below.
Please include the following information:
For all presenters: name, academic affiliation, mailing address, phone and fax
numbers, e-mail address.
Abstract, 250-500 words, single-spaced in 11 point Times New Roman font. The
abstract should summarize the main points and indicate key aspects of the data,
methodology and findings. Use of special font items should be kept to a minimum.
Note A-V equipment that will be needed.
If the author(s) will not be available at the given address or e-mail during the
summer, please provide summer contact information in the cover e-mail.
All submissions should be e-mailed to LASSO2008gmail.com as a PDF, Microsoft
Word, RTF, or text file attachment. Special font items travel best as a PDF. In
addition to sending the abstract as an attachment, please paste the text of the
abstract into the e-mail message itself.
Abstracts (disk and hard copy) may be mailed to:
Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Oregon State University
210 Kidder Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331-4603
Acknowledgment of receipt of the abstract will be sent to the principal author.
If such notification is not received within one week, the abstract did not reach
its destination and should be resent. Notice of acceptance or rejection will be
sent by early July.
Participation in LASSO is a privilege of membership; this means that an
individual must be a current member in order to present a paper, poster, or
panel, and to be listed in the conference program. For membership information,
contact LASSO Executive Director: Regina Morin at rmorintcnj.edu and for
additional conference information visit the website at:
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