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Fri Jun 04 2010

Confs: English, Socioling, Applied Ling, 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: 04-Jun-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.

- Dr. Braj B. Kachru, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA: 'World
Englishes Today: Panditocracy vs. Pragmatic Reality'

- Dr. Sue Wright, University of Portsmouth, UK: 'English and Europe: The
Legacies Of Nationalism, the Requirements of Europeanisation and the Influence
of Globalisation'

- Dr. Nkonko Kamwangamalu, Howard University, Washington, D.C., USA: 'English in
Language Policy and Ideologies in Africa: Challenges and Prospects for
Vernacularization'

In addition, focus lectures will be given by:

- Dr. Yamuna Kachru, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA : 'World
Englishes and Corpus Linguistics'

- Dr. Murray Munro, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada: 'How Accents Do
and Don't Matter: The Role of Pronunciation in Communication'

- Dr. Elizabeth Martin, California State University, San Bernardino, USA:
'Seducing the French with English: Bilingual Advertising Practices in France'

- Dr. Jamie Shinhee Lee, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA: 'English for
Entertainment: Accidental and Not-so-accidental Humor On Korean TV'

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

Call for Participation:

Conference Program and Registration Information:

The Conference Program is now posted at the IAWE 16 website. There are some 170
attendees who will be presenting their work.

It is also possible to now register for IAWE 16.

Registration Fees:

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)

The registration fee includes admission to the conference; attendance at all
plenary talks, focus lectures, panel and individual presentations; morning and
afternoon refreshment breaks; and attendance at the book exhibit (Multilingual
Matters, John Benjamins, Wiley-Blackwell, Cambridge University Press, Open
University of Hong Kong Press, Mouton de Gruyter, Oxford University Press)

To register, please visit the conference website.
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