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Sun Feb 19 2012

Calls: Socioling, Applied Ling, Translation/Morocco

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

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        1.     Abdelkader Sabil , 2nd International Conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact

Message 1: 2nd International Conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact
Date: 18-Feb-2012
From: Abdelkader Sabil <abdelkadersgmail.com>
Subject: 2nd International Conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact
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Full Title: 2nd International Conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact
Short Title: ICCL

Date: 22-Nov-2012 - 23-Nov-2012
Location: El Jadida, Morocco
Contact Person: Abdelkader Sabil
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Translation

Call Deadline: 30-May-2012

Meeting Description:

2nd International Conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact
November 22-23, 2012
The Moroccan Culture Research Group (MCRG)
Faculty of Letters & Human Sciences
El Jadida, Morocco

The Moroccan Culture Research Group (MCRG) invites you to attend its second International conference on 'Cultures and Languages in Contact'. The conference will be held at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences-El Jadida, Morocco on November 22-23, 2012.

The goal of this international symposium is to bring together scholars working on current issues within the context of languages and culture. Specifically, the symposium seeks to provide an overview of the state-of-the-art, explore new directions and emerging trends in cultures and languages.

The conference registration fee is 60 Euros (700 Moroccan Dirhams) covering access to all sessions, 1 lunch, coffee breaks and conference materials.

If you want to chair a session, organize a panel, contribute to the editing, or any other offer to help, please send an email to Pr. Abdelkader Sabil at abdelkadersgmail.com.

Lodging Alternatives:

Hotel Ibis Moussafir El Jadida (3 star)
El Morabitine Hotel (3 star)
Arts Suites El Jadida
Mazagan resort beach (5 star)
Hotel Pullman (4 star)

More information about accommodation in El Jadida is available on tripadvisor website:


Call for Papers:

Areas of interest include (but are not limited to):

Cultures in contact and contrast
Languages in contact: Contemporary issues
Cultures and Languages across the curriculum
Society & Culture as reflected in translated Arabic works
Digital culture
Cultural diversity and language education
Translation and media
The impact of politics on trends in translation
Teaching translation and interpreting: Methods and modes of delivery
Multiculturalism, multilingualism and integration
Cultural relevance in literary and cultural production

Guidelines for Paper, Poster and Workshop Submissions:

Proposals for paper, poster presentations, and workshops should consist of a title, an abstract, and a short summary. Titles should be no longer than 15 words. Abstracts are limited to 250 words in length, and summaries are limited to 50 words. Individual paper sessions will be 20 minutes in length, followed by discussion: Posters should measure no more than 90cm x 120cm (3ft by 4ft). Poster presenters should plan to present and discuss their work for at least one hour during their assigned poster session. Workshops should be 60 minutes in length.

Selected papers will be published in Special Volumes of Conference Proceedings.

The language of the conference is English.

Important Dates:

Paper, poster and workshop abstract submission deadline: May 30, 2012
Paper, poster and workshop notification of acceptance: July 30, 2012
Paper submission: October 30, 2012
Registration: August-October, 2012
Program: November 10, 2012
Conference: November 22-23, 2012

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