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Sun Dec 20 2009

Calls: Applied Ling, General Ling, Socioling/Canada

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        1.    Suzanne K. Hilgendorf, 16th Annual Conference of the International Associotiation for World Englishes

Message 1: 16th Annual Conference of the International Associotiation for World Englishes
Date: 17-Dec-2009
From: Suzanne K. Hilgendorf <skh7sfu.ca>
Subject: 16th Annual Conference of the International Associotiation for World Englishes
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Full Title: 16th Annual Conference of the International Associotiation for World
Englishes
Short Title: IAWE 16

Date: 25-Jul-2010 - 27-Jul-2010
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Contact Person: Suzanne K. Hilgendorf
Meeting Email: iawe2010sfu.ca
Web Site: http://www.worldenglishesvancouver2010.com/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 28-Feb-2010

Meeting Description:

The 16th Annual Conference of the International Association for World Englishes
(IAWE 16) is being hosted by Simon Fraser University at the Morris J. Wosk
Centre for Dialogue in Vancouver, Canada from July 25 to 27, 2010.

The conference theme is:
World Englishes Today: A Critical Reevaluation of Theory, Methodology, and
Pedagogy in Global Contexts

The following plenary speakers will address the conference. The general topics
of their talks are noted in parentheses.

- Dr. Braj B. Kachru, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (focus:
theory; English in Asian Contexts)
- Dr. Sue Wright, University of Portsmouth, UK (focus: English in Europe)
- Dr. Nkonko Kamwangamalu, Howard University, Washington, D.C., USA (focus:
English in Africa)

In addition, focus lectures will be given by:
- Dr. Yamuna Kachru, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (focus:
theory; Communication across Cultures in Englishes)
- Dr. Murray Munro, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada (focus: L2
Applied Phonetics)
- Dr. Elizabeth Martin, California State University, San Bernardino, USA (focus:
World Englishes and Advertising; English in France)
- Dr. Jamie Shinhee Lee, University of Michigan-Dearborn (focus: World Englishes
and the Media; English in Korea and Japan)

For further information regarding the conference, i.e., the Call for Papers,
registration, accommodations, please visit the IAWE 2010 Conference website.

Call for Papers

The IAWE 2010 Organizing Committee invites proposals for individual
presentations (20 minutes + 10 minutes for discussion) on any area of research
related to World Englishes. Abstracts addressing the conference theme,

World Englishes Today: A Critical Reevaluation of Theory, Methodology, and
Pedagogy in Global Contexts, are particularly welcome. In addition to the topics
of theory, methodology, and pedagogy, papers may address other areas of
relevance for World Englishes scholarship. These include, but are not limited
to, the following:

- globalization and World Englishes
- English in the Outer Circle and the Expanding Circle
- the regional/national impact of World Englishes in, e.g., Asia, Africa, and
also Europe, South America
- the changing status of varieties of English (FL→L2→L1)
- literary creativity
- World Englishes and the media and/or pop culture
- World Englishes in business and/or advertising
- issues of identity and World Englishes
- specific varieties of World Englishes and their structural features

Given the location of the conference this year in Vancouver, we also welcome
submissions dealing specifically with issues concerning English use in Canada.

Interested scholars, graduate students, and instructors may submit individual
research proposals of a maximum of 300 words, including title and references.
Proposals must be submitted on-line via the following link:
http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/WE2010Vancouver.

The deadline for submissions is 28 February 2010.
Notification of acceptance will be sent via e-mail beginning 31 March 2010.

For further information regarding the conference, i.e., registration and
accommodations, please visit the IAWE 2010 Conference website:
http://www.worldenglishesvancouver2010.com/index.html
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