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LINGUIST List 21.3922

Tue Oct 05 2010

Calls: General Ling, Socioling, English/Australia

Editor for this issue: Di Wdzenczny <dilinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Melanie Burns, 17th Conference of International Association for World Englishes

Message 1: 17th Conference of International Association for World Englishes
Date: 03-Oct-2010
From: Melanie Burns <Melanie.Burnsmonash.edu>
Subject: 17th Conference of International Association for World Englishes
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Full Title: 17th Conference of International Association for World Englishes
Short Title: IAWE 2011

Date: 23-Nov-2011 - 25-Nov-2011
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Contact Person: Roby Marlina
Meeting Email: arts-IAWE2011monash.edu
Web Site: http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/lcl/conferences/iawe-2011/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 01-Apr-2011

Meeting Description:

The 17th Annual Conference of International Association for World
Englishes (IAWE) is being hosted by Monash University from November 23-
25, 2011.

IAWE is an international scholarly association which aims to establish links
among those who are involved with any aspect of World Englishes in
research and/or teaching. The association focuses on global issues relating
to three major aspects of World Englishes, language, literature, and
pedagogy. IAWE is committed to the study of the forms and functions of
varieties of Englishes in diverse cultural and sociolinguistic contexts.

Call For Papers

The IAWE 2011 Organizing Committee invites proposals for presentations
(20 minutes + 10 minutes for discussion) on any area of research related to
World Englishes. Abstracts addressing the conference theme, Englishes in
the World and the World in Englishes, are particularly welcome. In addition
to the issues in theory, methodology, and pedagogy, papers may address
other areas of relevance for World Englishes scholarship. These include,
but are not limited to, the following:

Intercultural communication across World Englishes
Models and theoretical dimensions of World Englishes
Cultures across World Englishes
Emergent varieties of English
English as an International Language
World Englishes and education
English as a Lingua Franca
Global languages beyond English

Interested scholars, graduate students, and instructors may submit
individual scholarly proposals of a maximum of 300 words, including title and
references. Proposals for debates, colloquia, and so on will also be

Proposals must be submitted on-line via:

The deadline for submissions is Friday 1st April 2011
Notification of acceptance will be sent via e-mail beginning Monday 4th July

For information on registration, location, etc., please visit the IAWE 2011
Conference website at
For more information, please email arts-IAWE2011monash.edu
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