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LINGUIST List 23.2067

Sat Apr 28 2012

Confs: Applied Ling, Socioling/USA

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Date: 25-Apr-2012
From: Janice McGregor <mcgregorpsu.edu>
Subject: American Association for Applied Linguistics 2013
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American Association for Applied Linguistics 2013
Short Title: AAAL 2013

Date: 16-Mar-2013 - 19-Mar-2013
Location: Dallas, TX, USA
Contact: Joan Kelly Hall
Contact Email: conferenceaaal.org
Meeting URL: http://aaal.org/associations/12182/files/AAAL2013extendedspaced.pdf

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

The 2013 conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics
(AAAL) will be held March 16-19 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Dallas,
Texas. Nationally and internationally, the AAAL conference has a
reputation as a comprehensive and stimulating conference including in-
depth colloquia and paper sessions, topical and thought-provoking
plenary presentations, excellent book exhibits, and plentiful
opportunities for networking. We hope you will consider sharing your
work at AAAL 2013.

Professional service sessions:

To arrange informal meetings for those who wish to get together to
discuss particular topics, please contact the AAAL 2013 Conference
Chair. Such sessions include meetings with journal editors on how to
get published, editorial board meetings, and other networking
opportunities. Efforts will be made to find a time and space for the
meeting. Please submit these requests no later than August 17, 2012.

Plenary speakers:

Lera Boroditsky, Stanford, How the Languages We Speak Shape the
Ways We Think

William Hanks, UC Berkeley, To Make Themselves New Men:
Translation and Conversion in Colonial Yucatan

Agnes Weiyun He, Stony Brook University, Language of the Heart and
Heritage: A Tangled Tale

Monica Heller, Université de Toronto, Re-imagining Language in the
Globalized New Economy: System, Resource, Practice

Brian MacWhinney, Carnegie Mellon, University, Embedded L2
Cyberlearning: A Modest Proposal

Srikant Sarangi, Cardiff University, Towards an Applied Linguistics of
Professional Practice: Expertise with a Purpose

Invited colloquia:

The Dark Side of Linguistic Diversity?
Organizer: Aneta Pavlenko, Temple University and Alexandre Duchene,
University of Fribourg/Institute of Multilingualism, Fribourg, Switzerland

Multimodal Discourse Analysis
Organizer: Sigrid Norris, , Auckland University of Technology

Research-based Approaches to Low-literate ESL Learners: Where are
We? Where do We Need to Go?
Organizers: Elaine Tarone, University of Minnesota and Andrea
DeCapua, the College of New Rochelle Wilga Rivers Pedagogy
Colloquium: Dynamic Assessment
Organizers: James Lantolf, Penn State University and Matthew Poehner, Penn State University

Bridging the Gap: Cognitive and Social Approaches in Applied
Linguistics
Organizers: Jan H. Hulstijn, University of Amsterdam, and Richard F.
Young, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Language Learning Roundtable: Understanding and Using Languages in
a Globalizing World
Organizer: Joan Kelly Hall, Penn State University

Special events:

ACTFL at AAAL
Organizers: Eileen Glisan, University of Indiana, Pennsylvania and
Richard Donato, University of Pittsburgh

ILTA at AAAL
Organizer: Margaret E. Malone, Center for Applied Linguistics

Please visit aaal.org for more information.
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