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LINGUIST List 21.1956

Fri Apr 23 2010

Confs: English, Applied Ling, Socioling, General Ling/Canada

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

Message 1: 16th Annual Conference of the International Association for World Englishes
Date: 22-Apr-2010
From: Suzanne Hilgendorf <skh7sfu.ca>
Subject: 16th Annual Conference of the International Association for World Englishes
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16th Annual Conference of the International Association for World Englishes
Short Title: IAWE 16

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

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

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

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.

Conference Registration Information:

It is now possible to register for IAWE 16.

Registration Fees:

The Early Bird registration fee by or on May 15 is as follows:

Normal rate, IAWE member - CDN $215.00 (~ US $200)
Normal rate, non-IAWE member - CDN $255.00 (~ US $237)
Student rate, IAWE member - CDN $110.00 (~ US $102)
Student rate, non-IAWE member - CDN $130.00 (~ US $121)

After May 15 until July 18, the registration fee is as follows:

Normal rate, IAWE member - CDN $255.00 (~ US $237)
Normal rate, non-IAWE member - CDN $295.00 (~ US $275)
Student rate, IAWE member - CDN $130.00 (~ US $121)
Student rate, non-IAWE member - CDN $155.00 (~ US $144)

To register, please visit the conference website.
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