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LINGUIST List 19.3515

Tue Nov 18 2008

Calls: Applied Ling,Lang Acquisition/Taiwan; General Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Claire Ho, Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching
        2.    Nancy Antrim, Popular and America Culture Associations

Message 1: Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching
Date: 18-Nov-2008
From: Claire Ho <alltmail.ntust.edu.tw>
Subject: Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching
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Full Title: Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching
Short Title: ALLT

Date: 16-Apr-2009 - 18-Apr-2009
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Contact Person: Claire Ho
Meeting Email: alltmail.ntust.edu.tw
Web Site: http://www.afl.ntust.edu.tw/p0.htm

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

Call Deadline: 20-Dec-2008

Meeting Description:

2009 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching (ALLT)
held by Department of Applied Foreign Languages, National Taiwan University of
Science & Technology (NTUST), Taipei, Taiwan

Time: April 16-18, 2009
Site: National Taiwan University of Science & Technology (NTUST), Taipei, Taiwan

Call for Papers

Conference Themes:TESL, TCSL, Interpretation & Translation
Second language acquisition (SLA): Theory and application
Corpus/Corpora in Language Application & Teaching
CALL and Web in Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching
Cross Culture and Literature in Language Teaching
Language testing & assessment
Language for Specific Purposes (LSP) in Application & Teaching
Teaching Chinese as a Second Language (TCSL): Trends and Challenges
Educational objectives of applied English / foreign language programs
Translator and interpreter training theories and practices.
Other relevant topics are also welcome.

Plenary, Featured and/or Keynote Speakers
1. Professor William Wang (Chinese University of Hong Kong, fellow, Academia Sinica)
2. Professor Chin-Chuan Cheng (University of Illinois, fellow, Academia Sinica)
3. Professor Amy Tsui (Pro-Vice Chancellor, Hong Kong University)
4. Professor Burnard Lou (Oxford University Press, UK)
5. Professor Mike Scott (School of English, University of Liverpool, UK)
6. Professor Ik-Sang Eom (Dean, School of Foreign Languages, Hanyang University,
7. Professor Xin-Chang Yang (Dean, School of Foreign Languages, Xiamen University)
8. Professor Ping Chen (School of Languages, University of Queensland, Australia)
9. Professor Martin Bygate (Department of Linguistics, University of Lancaster)
(to be confirmed)
10. Prof. Mariachiara Russo (President of Degree Course of Interpreting,
University of Bologna, Italy)
11. Professor Tzeng, Ovid (Fellow, Academia Sinica)

Featured Colloquiums, Workshops and Activities
1. Papers, workshops, and colloquiums (3-4 persons as a team preferred): Eunice
Shih, Wuchang Chang, Chioulan Chen, Shuogui Joe, Hsinan Yeh, Yuling You; Yea-fen
Chen, etc.
2. Methodology: qualitative vs. quantitative
3. Seminar for journal papers: writing and submission
4. Speech Contest

Conference Proceedings to be published by Crane Publishing Co., Taiwan; selected
papers will be considered for the Journal
Conference Organization: Department of Applied Foreign Languages, NTUST
Conference Venue: National Taiwan University of Science & Technology, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Banquet: Howard International House, Taipei
(http://intl-house.howard-hotels.com.tw/), April 18, 2009

Important Dates
- Abstract due: December 20th, 2008 (abstract of no more than 350 words to send
via email: (alltmail.ntust.edu.tw)
Please check: Paper, Student Session, workshop, colloquium
- Acceptance notification: December 30th, 2008
- Full paper deadline: March 5th , 2009 (10-12 pages)
- Conference date: April 16-18, 2009 Website: http://www.afl.ntust.edu.tw/p0.htm

Accepted paper to send to:
1st International Conference, Department of Applied Foreign Languages, NTUST
43 Keelung Rd., Section 4, 106 DaAn District, Taipei, R.O.C.
(Paper submission requires 2 hardcopies, one 3.5 diskette, MSWord 6.0 or above;
APA/MLA style)

Conference Chair, Dr Lin, Mao-song (Dean, School of Humanities & Social Science)
Conference convener: Dr. Huichun Teng (Chairperson, Department of Foreign Languages)
Conference organizer: Dr. Joe Wang
Contact person: Emy Shen & Claire Ho (clairemail.ntust.edu.tw;
alltmail.ntust.edu.tw) Tel: 886-2 2737-6279
Fax: 886-2-2730-1112

Co-sponsored by Linguistics Graduate, National Taiwan University; English
Department, Department of Applied Chinese, National Taiwan Normal University;
International College, Department of Applied English, Ming Chuan University;
School of Foreign Languages, Hanyang University, School of Foreign Languages;
University of Queensland, Australia, Xiamen University; University; The
Translation Center of National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, TCSL
Center, NTUST; English Teaching/Learning Resources Center in Northern Taiwan
Message 2: Popular and America Culture Associations
Date: 17-Nov-2008
From: Nancy Antrim <nantrimsulross.edu>
Subject: Popular and America Culture Associations
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Full Title: Popular and America Culture Associations
Short Title: SW TX PCA ACA

Date: 25-Feb-2009 - 28-Feb-2009
Location: Albuquerque, NM, USA
Contact Person: Nancy Antrim
Meeting Email: nantrimsulross.edu
Web Site: http://swtxpca.org/documents/home.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2008

Meeting Description:

The 30th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
February 24-28, 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Call for Papers

Deadline Extension to Dec. 15, 2008

The 2009 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the
Hyatt Regency downtown. Further details regarding the conference (listing of all
areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at:

Proposals are now being accepted for the Linguistics Area, which will focus on
language in society. Listed below are some suggestions for possible
presentations, but topics not included here are also welcome.
Language and the Media
Language and Gender
Language in Advertising
Language and Law
Language use along the border
Conversation analysis
Discourse analysis
Language and education

Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts of 250 words may be sent to Nancy
Mae Antrim at the email or physical addresses below by the priority deadline,
November 15, 2008. Deadline extension - Dec. 15, 2008.
Nancy Mae Antrim
Department of Languages and Literature
Sul Ross State University
Box C-89
Alpine, TX 79832

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