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LINGUIST List 22.2211

Wed May 25 2011

Confs: Discipline of Ling, Ling and Literature/Hong Kong

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        1.     Catherine Law , 1st Conference on Applying (Putonghua / English) Language Arts

Message 1: 1st Conference on Applying (Putonghua / English) Language Arts
Date: 24-May-2011
From: Catherine Law <egclawinet.polyu.edu.hk>
Subject: 1st Conference on Applying (Putonghua / English) Language Arts
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1st Conference on Applying (Putonghua / English) Language Arts
Short Title: APELA


Date: 04-Jun-2011 - 05-Jun-2011
Location: Kowloon, Hong Kong
Contact: Catherine Law
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.engl.polyu.edu.hk/apela2011/

Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics; Ling & Literature

Meeting Description:

Rapprochement between linguistics and language studies, and the more traditional literary studies is a global trend which includes Hong Kong as well as many other parts of the world. This rapprochement is underway in both academic circles and in the classroom, bringing with it many of challenges in research, teaching and learning. APELA aims at gathering professionals and practitioners in the field to explore and rethink these areas and relations,
applications and interpretations in the contemporary context.


4 June 2011, 9:30 - 10:30 am

Plenary Speech by Professor David Butt, Associate Professor and Director, Centre for Language in Social Life, Faculty of Human Sciences, Macquarie University, Australia

Title: On Being a Literature Teacher: a Language Based Perspective



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