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LINGUIST List 22.2924

Mon Jul 18 2011

Confs: Language Acquisition, Sociolinguistics, English/Germany

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        1.     Monika Schulz , Multilingualism: European and Asian Perspectives

Message 1: Multilingualism: European and Asian Perspectives
Date: 18-Jul-2011
From: Monika Schulz <lima-summer-schooluni-hamburg.de>
Subject: Multilingualism: European and Asian Perspectives
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Multilingualism: European and Asian Perspectives

Date: 26-Sep-2011 - 01-Oct-2011
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Contact: Monika Schulz
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.lima.uni-hamburg.de/index.php/de/graduierten-training/fall-school

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Meeting Description:

Note: this conference was previously listed as 'International Fall School Multilingualism.'

International Fall School Multilingualism: European and Asian Perspectives

The world in which we live is increasingly multilingual. Multilingualism in today’s modern societies requires new expertise, skills and leadership to understand and meet the challenges of linguistic and cultural diversity.

The forces of post-colonial settings, globalization and increasing levels of migration and mobility have created distinct multilingual realities in European and Asian contexts. This fall school will tackle multilingualism in an interdisciplinary fashion and compare and contrast different and complementary dimensions of multilingualism in Europe and Asia.

If you are interested in viewing language from cross-disciplinary perspectives and within a global context, this fall school is what you are looking for.

Program:

Prof. Dr. Francesco Cavallaro: 'Singapore: Multilingual Society, Bilingual Individuals?'

Prof. Dr. Ng Bee Chin: 'Assessing Children in Multilingual Contexts'

Prof. Dr. Nicole Baumgarten: 'Non-native English and English as a Lingua Franca in the European context'

Prof. Dr. Bao Zhiming: 'Usage, Structure and New English'

Workshop: 'Linguistic Diversity and its Management in the Asian Context'

Registration:

June 13th 2011 - August 15th 2011



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