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Sat Jan 22 2011
Calls: English, Mandarin, Applied Ling, Discourse Analysis/Macao
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1. Joanna Radwanska-Williams ,
3rd English, Discourse and Intercultural Communication
Message 1: 3rd English, Discourse and Intercultural Communication
From: Joanna Radwanska-Williams <onhajrwipm.edu.mo>
Subject: 3rd English, Discourse and Intercultural Communication
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Full Title: 3rd English, Discourse and Intercultural Communication
Short Title: EDIC 2011
Date: 21-Jun-2011 - 27-Jun-2011
Location: Macao (21-24 June) and Urumqi (24-27 June), China
Contact Person: Karen Lai
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.ipm.edu.mo/edic/2011/index.html
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics; Translation
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin; English
Call Deadline: 07-Mar-2011
Call for Papers:
Under the conference theme of English, Discourse and Intercultural Communication, the conference topics include, but are not restricted to, the following overlapping interdisciplinary categories:
1. ELT (English Language Teaching) in the global/local context;
2. Defining and redefining International English;
3. Communicative language teaching (CLT) and cross-cultural pragmatic competence;
4. Second language acquisition, bilingual and multilingual acquisition;
5. English and language universals/typology;
6. Revisiting humanistic and other 'traditional' approaches in the ELT/ESP classroom;
7. Creative writing in English in the global/ local context;
8. Language and gender studies.
1. Film and media Studies in the global/ local context;
2. New social, cultural and critical discourses in English language education;
3. New approaches to reading and teaching literatures in English;
4. Pragmatics and discourse analysis.
C. Intercultural Communication:
1. Linguistic and cultural diversity in Greater China;
2. Translation/interpretation studies and comparative cultural studies;
3. Intercultural dialogues and critiques in language and communication studies;
4. English as a global lingua franca and the future of Chinese and other non-western languages and traditions, including endangered and minority languages;
5. The impact of new media technologies on intercultural communication.
6. Gender and cross-cultural communication studies.
Call for Papers:
Abstracts of papers and abstracts of proposals for panel, poster and workshop sessions (between 250 - 300 words in English, together with a brief narrative bio-note in English (about 80 words), and contact information) are hereby warmly invited. Please indicate whether you would like to attend Part I or Part II, or both. The deadline for submitting abstracts/ proposals to Part I (Macao) is March 7th, 2011 (Monday).
All submissions will be carefully reviewed before final invitation letters are sent to participants whose abstracts have been accepted by the Conference Academic Review Panel. For Part I of the conference in Macao (June 21st-24th), the conference registration fee, food and accommodation will be covered for those participants whose paper texts have been accepted. In case of co-authorship, this applies to the first author. For arrangements concerning the registration fee and accommodation for Part II of the conference in Urumqi (June 24th-27th), please contact the organisers of Part II directly. Participants who wish to present both in Macao and in Urumqi should mail their abstract twice, both to Part I and to Part II.
Please email your submission to:
ELT & Research Committee: eltrcipm.edu.mo (Part I in Macao)
Organising Committee at XJNU: icedic2011163.com (Part II in Urumqi)
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