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Tue Jan 31 2012

Calls: Arabic, Applied Linguistics/Spain

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        1.     Miguel A, Manzano Rodríguez , 2nd International Congress on Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language


Message 1: 2nd International Congress on Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language
Date: 31-Jan-2012
From: Miguel A, Manzano Rodríguez <mmanzanousal.es>
Subject: 2nd International Congress on Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language
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Full Title: 2nd International Congress on Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language
Short Title: ARABELE2012

Date: 27-Sep-2012 - 29-Sep-2012
Location: Madrid, Spain
Contact Person: Victoria Aguilar
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.um.es/arabele/congreso/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard

Call Deadline: 30-Apr-2012

Meeting Description:

The University of Murcia, the Escuela de Traductores de Toledo, and Casa Árabe-IEAM are pleased to announce:

ARABELE2012
2nd International Congress on Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language

to be held at Casa Arabe, Madrid (Spain) on September 27-29, 2012.

The program includes keynote lectures, workshops, papers, and posters.

Keynote Speakers:

Mahmoud Al-Batal, The University of Texas at Austin (USA)
Mustafa Mughazi, Western Michigan Univeristy (USA)
Dilworth Parkinson, Brigham Young University (USA)
Manuel Feria, Universidad de Granada (Spain)

Workshop Leaders:

Mahmoud Al-Batal, The University of Texas at Austin (USA)
Mustafa Mughazi, Western Michigan Univeristy (USA)
Dilworth Parkinson, Brigham Young University (USA)
Ignacio Ferrando, Universidad de Cadiz (Spain)
Waleed Saleh, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (Spain)
Adil Moustaoui, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)

Call for Papers:

Topics:

Adapting the teaching of Arabic to the Common European Framework of Reference
Approaching diglossia: Registers of Arabic and dialectal variation
Arabic corpus linguistics applied to the teaching of Arabic as a Foreign Language
Arabic for translators and interpreters
Materials development

The working languages of the Congress are Arabic, Spanish, and English.

Papers will be 20 min. long plus 10 min. for discussion. Posters will be simultaneous 1 hour presentations.

Applicants of both papers and posters must submit an abstract of no more than 300 words (not including references) in either Word or pdf format. The name of the applicant should not be written on the abstract but on the body of the email to which s/he will attach the document.

The abstracts must be submitted in two of the following languages: Arabic, Spanish or English.

The deadline for submitting an abstract is April 30, 2012. The email address to which applicants must send the abstract is arabeleum.es.

The organizing committee will notify the candidates of the selection of their papers by the end of May, 2012.

The selected candidates should pay the reduced registration fee (60) and will have to email a copy of the bank transfer (pdf format) maximum 15 days after the announcement of having being selected to participate at the Congress.

Scientific Committee:

Mahmoud al-Batal (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Alfonso Carmona (Universidad de Murcia)
Manuel Feria (Universidad de Granada)
Antonio Giménez (Universidad de Murcia)
Fréderic Imbert (IREMAM, Aix-en-Provence, France)
Francisco Moscoso (Universidad Autónoma)
Nieves Paradela (Universidad Autónoma)
Luis Miguel Pérez Cañada (Escuela de Traductores de Toledo, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha)
Paula Santillán Grimm (Casa Árabe-IEAM)

For more information on abstracts submission and participation, visit the Congress website at:

http://www.um.es/arabele/congreso/



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