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LINGUIST List 23.1988

Mon Apr 23 2012

Calls: Socioling, Applied Ling, Language Acquisition/Belgium

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>


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Date: 23-Apr-2012
From: Ilona Truyts <Ilona.truytsugent.be>
Subject: Conference on Urban Multilingualism & Education
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Full Title: Conference on Urban Multilingualism & Education
Short Title: UME

Date: 07-Mar-2013 - 08-Mar-2013
Location: Ghent, Belgium
Contact Person: Ilona Truyts
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.smo-ume.org/node/1

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

Call Deadline: 30-Sep-2012

Meeting Description:

It is our pleasure to announce the International Conference on Urban Multilingualism and Education (UME). This scientific conference will take place in Ghent, Belgium on 7-8 March 2013.

The 5 central themes of the Urban Multilingualism & Education conference are (the list is not exhaustive):

Codeswitching, translanguaging and multilingual resources in classrooms
Language assessment in a multilingual environment
Education and language learning in a globalized world
L1-Ln acquisition in context
Multilingual pedagogies and mediation strategies

Call for Papers:

The UME Organising Committee welcomes papers related to the conference theme 'Urban Multilingualism and Education'. The official conference language will be English. Two categories of proposal will be considered: (i) individual papers, (ii) thematic panels.

Papers and thematic panels are submitted for a specific strand:

Codeswitching, translanguaging, and multilingual resources in classrooms
Language assessment in a multilingual environment
Education and language learning in a globalised world
L1-Ln acquisition in context
Multilingual pedagogies and mediation strategies

Each author may submit one individual abstract and one co-authored abstract. Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by the UME Scientific Committee and will be evaluated in terms of their relevance to the theme of the conference and/or their theoretical background and research design.

For more information: http://www.smo-ume.org/conference/cfp



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