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LINGUIST List 21.263

Sat Jan 16 2010

Calls: Applied Ling, Lang Acquisition, Psycholing/China

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

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        1.    Xiangdong Liu, The 16th World Congress of Applied Linguistics

Message 1: The 16th World Congress of Applied Linguistics
Date: 14-Jan-2010
From: Xiangdong Liu <leoshandong126.com>
Subject: The 16th World Congress of Applied Linguistics
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Full Title: The 16th World Congress of Applied Linguistics
Short Title: AILA2011

Date: 23-Aug-2011 - 28-Aug-2011
Location: Beijing, China
Contact Person: Changcheng Duan
Meeting Email: duanccfltrp.com
Web Site: http://www.aila2011.org/en/default.asp

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

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 28-Feb-2010

Meeting Description:

This is the 16th of World Congress of Applied Linguistics. The Congress is held
every three years. All proposals should be submitted by completing the online
submission form on the AILA 2011 official website: www.aila2011.org

Time: August 23-28, 2011

Venue: Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing

Hosted by:
China English Language Education Association
Beijing Foreign Studies University
Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press.

Call for Papers

The 16th World Congress of Applied Linguistics (AILA2011) will be held in
Beijing on August 23-28, 2011. AILA 2011 invites proposals for presentations
that are related to policy, research, and theory in any area of applied
linguistics. Proposals may be for individual papers, posters, symposia or

Theme: Harmony in diversity: language, culture, society

A: Language Acquisition and Processing
1.First Language Acquisition
2.Second Language Acquisition
3.Written and Visual Literacy

B: Language Teaching and Learning
5.Mother Tongue Education
6.Standard Language Education
7.Foreign Language Teaching and Teacher Development
8.Learner Autonomy in Language Learning
9.Language and Education in Multilingual Settings

C: Language in Professions
10.Business and Professional Communication
11.Translating, Interpreting and Mediation
12.Language and the Law
13.Language and the workplace

D: Language in Societies
15.Language Policy
16.Multilingualism and Multiculturalism
17.Intercultural Communication
18.Applied linguistics within Asian contexts

E: Applied Linguistics and Methodology
19.Discourse Analysis and Pragmatics
20.Rhetoric and Stylistics
21.Contrastive Linguistics and Error Analysis
22.Lexicography and Lexicology
23.Educational Technology and Language Learning
24.Multimodality in Discourse and Text
25.Language Evaluation, Assessment and Testing

Forms of Presentation:

- Individual Papers
A block of 30 minutes will be designated for an individual paper presentation,
in which 20 minutes are for the presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.

- Poster Presentations
Posters can be presented for completed projects or projects in progress, which
are effective for presenting data visually (charts, graphs, or tables). A block
of time will be made available for poster presenters to discuss their projects
with interested conference participants. Specific guidelines for posters will
be provided upon acceptance.

- Symposia
Symposia will be allocated 3-hour blocks. Organizers of symposia may divide
their time as they choose, but some of the allocated time should be for opening
and closing remarks, panel discussions (if included), and extended audience
response. Organizers of symposia must liaise on behalf of all their symposium
participants with the congress program committee.

- Workshops
A block of 1 hour will be designated for workshops. Workshops are for
demonstrating practical work, such as courseware, software, teaching or
classroom techniques.

Working Languages- English and Chinese

Proposals: Proposals for all presentations, including symposia and workshops
should include a title (no more than 20 words), a brief general introduction
(about 50 words) and an abstract (500 words). The general introduction for
symposia should be 300 words.

All proposals should be submitted by completing the online submission form on
the AILA 2011 official website: www.aila2011.org

Time of Submission: From October 1, 2009 until February 28, 2010.

A collection of papers from AILA2011 will be selected and published after the
conference. If you would like your paper to be considered, please submit your
full-length paper (3 printed copies and an electronic copy) when checking in
for the congress.

Please submit your proposals as early as possible. We are planning to inform
successful applicants in October 2010, so that those colleagues planning to
apply for financial assistance to their local agencies have enough time to
prepare their applications.

The congress fees on-line payment service will be provided from October 1,

Organizing Committee
The 16th World Congress of Applied Linguistics

- A note to ReN-convenors: as ReN-symposia are separately screened, ReN-
organizers and contributors do not have to follow the submission procedure.
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