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Fri Nov 25 2011

Calls: Applied Ling, Language Acquisition, General Ling/Gaza

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        1.     Dr Mosheer Amer , 1st International Conference on Applied Linguistics

Message 1: 1st International Conference on Applied Linguistics
Date: 23-Nov-2011
From: Dr Mosheer Amer <mameriugaza.edu.ps>
Subject: 1st International Conference on Applied Linguistics
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Full Title: 1st International Conference on Applied Linguistics
Short Title: ICALL

Date: 23-Oct-2012 - 24-Oct-2012
Location: Gaza, Palestinian West Bank and Gaza
Contact Person: Dr Mosheer Amer
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 20-Aug-2012

Meeting Description:

The Department of English in the Faculty of Arts at the Islamic University of Gaza is pleased to announce its 1st International Conference on Applied Linguistics and Literature to be held at the Islamic University of Gaza on 23-24 October 2012. This two-day interdisciplinary conference provides a meeting place for researchers and practitioners in the areas of applied linguistics and literature to present and share their research findings in a stimulating and interactive environment. The conference aims to promote collaborative and networking opportunities between scholars and practitioners and to advance new perspectives and reflect on current research and practice in a variety of areas in applied linguistics and literature.

Call for Papers:

Scholars from around the world are invited to submit papers written on substantial, original and unpublished research in any of the following broad thematic areas:

Area A: Language Pedagogy: ELT (theory, practice and application)

Techniques and Methods in language teaching/learning
Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
Curriculum Development in Arab/Palestinian Contexts
Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
Language Assessment and Testing
English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
Teacher Training
Teaching translation
Teaching Literature

Area B: Literature

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Literature
American Literature
English and Commonwealth Literature
Comparative Literature
Postcolonial and Global Literature
Palestinian Literature

Area C: Linguistics

Approaches to discourse and text analysis
Critical Discourse Analysis
Phonetics and Phonology
Translation studies
Sociolinguistics: language and society, gender, etc.
Cognitive linguistics
Intercultural Communication
Contrastive Linguistics

Abstract Proposals and Deadlines:

Scholars are invited to submit 200-300 word abstract proposals (with 5 keywords) in an attachment in MS word format. Please include your contact information in the body of your email, not in the attached file.

Abstract proposals should be sent via email on the closing day of 20 August 2012 to mameriugaza.edu.ps.

Notification of acceptance of abstracts: 25 September 2012

Paper presentations will be 20 minutes followed by 10 minute discussion.

Presenters should submit soft copies of their full papers by 5 October 2012. Papers will be peer reviewed and if selected will be published in the conference proceedings.

All writers need to prepare their manuscripts according to the APA style.

Conference language: English

Information and Contact Details:

For all correspondence about the conference, please contact Dr. Mosheer Amer:


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