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LINGUIST List 21.851

Fri Feb 19 2010

Calls: Applied Ling, Lang Acquisition/Germany

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        1.    Marc Smasal, Awareness Matters: Language, Culture, Literacy

Message 1: Awareness Matters: Language, Culture, Literacy
Date: 18-Feb-2010
From: Marc Smasal <msmasaluni-kassel.de>
Subject: Awareness Matters: Language, Culture, Literacy
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Full Title: Awareness Matters: Language, Culture, Literacy
Short Title: ALA 2010

Date: 25-Jul-2010 - 28-Jul-2010
Location: Kassel, Hesse, Germany
Contact Person: Prof. Dr. Claudia Finkbeiner
Meeting Email: ala2010uni-kassel.de
Web Site: http://www.uni-kassel.de/go/ala2010

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 10-Mar-2010

Meeting Description:

The 10th International Conference of the Association for Language Awareness will
give academics the opportunity to exchange ideas on their research projects with
respect to language, culture and literacy and the importance of awareness in the
field of first, second, third, fourth etc. and foreign language acquisition,
teacher training, research in language and culture including the role of
language awareness in the workplace.

The central theme 'Awareness Matters: Language, Culture, Literacy' will focus on
relevant educational, economical, political, and sociological aspects of
personal and co-operative knowledge construction related to different languages,
to different cultures and their members in multilingual and multicultural
contexts. These aspects will be discussed in the context of a continuous and
dynamic debate with texts both written and oral in quite different usage
contexts in Face-to-Face and online learning situations.

Call for Papers

The deadline for proposal submissions has been extended to March 10th, 2010.

We welcome proposals for
- special colloquia for doctoral students (each student 30 minutes)
- paper presentations (30 minutes)
- colloquia (90 minutes)
- workshops (45 minutes)
- posters

that fit to the confernce theme.

The main areas are:
- Language Awareness in Language Learning and Language Teaching in multilingual
and multicultural contexts
- Language Awareness in diverse Workplaces, such as Business, Marketing, Health etc.
- Language Awareness and the Use of Media
- Cultural Awareness in Language Learning and Language Teaching in diverse settings
- Cultural Awareness and the Use of Media
- Language Awareness and Literacy Development in Language Learning and Teaching
- Language Awareness and Professional Literacy Development

For further information, please read the "Call for Papers" on the conference
website http://www.uni-kassel.de/go/ala2010 .
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