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LINGUIST List 20.4283

Sun Dec 13 2009

Calls: Applied Ling, Computational Ling, Socioling/United Kingdom

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

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        1.    Kevin Rottet, North American Association of Celtic Language Teachers

Message 1: North American Association of Celtic Language Teachers
Date: 11-Dec-2009
From: Kevin Rottet <krottetindiana.edu>
Subject: North American Association of Celtic Language Teachers
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Full Title: North American Association of Celtic Language Teachers
Short Title: NAACLT

Date: 09-Jun-2010 - 12-Jun-2010
Location: Isle of Skye, Scotland, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Kevin Rottet
Meeting Email: krottetindiana.edu
Web Site: http://www.naaclt.org

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics;

Language Family(ies): Continental Celtic; Insular Celtic

Call Deadline: 25-Apr-2010

Meeting Description:

NAACLT is a venue for teachers, learners and linguists working on any of the
Celtic languages to share strategies, methods, and tools for promoting and
teaching these languages. The theme for the 2010, conference, 'Hands Across the
Celtic Isles of Language', emphasizes Celtic interconnectedness despite
geographic separation.

The conference will be held at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, a Scottish Gaelic-medium
college located on the Isle of Skye in northwest Scotland

Keynote Speakers: Caoimhín Ó Donnaíle (Sabhal Mòr Ostaig) and Mairead
Dhòmhnallach (Sabhal Mòr Ostaig). Caoimhín has developed a number of electronic
resources for Gaelic, and Mairead is the Director of the Tobar an Dualchais
project (http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/) 'which aims to digitise,catalogue
and disseminate Gaelic and Scots sound recordings online.'

Call for Papers

We are now accepting abstracts for twenty-minute talks in any of the following
(or related) areas:
- Methods, techniques, Best Practices in teaching Celtic languages
- Incorporating Celtic cultures into the classroom or learning experience
- Application of computer technology to Celtic language teaching or research
- Pedagogical materials: what works, what doesn't
- Topics in Celtic linguistics, sociolinguistics, and Second Language
Acquisition (SLA)
- Language policy and planning in the Celtic world
- Promotion or appreciation of Celtic languages and cultures

Please send abstracts of between 200-300 words to Kevin Rottet
(krottetindiana.edu) by April 25, 2010.

More information about NAACLT and sample programs from previous conferences can
be found on our website (www.naaclt.org).
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