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LINGUIST List 24.2679

Tue Jul 02 2013

Calls: Socioling, Disc Analysis, Applied Ling, Ling & Lit, Translation/China

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

Date: 02-Jul-2013
From: Adam Borch <aborchabo.fi>
Subject: XXVI FILLM International Congress of FILLM
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Full Title: XXVI FILLM International Congress of FILLM

Date: 17-Jun-2014 - 19-Jun-2014
Location: Ningbo, China
Contact Person: Geoff Hall
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.fillm.org/ningbohome.html

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics; Translation

Call Deadline: 31-Dec-2013

Meeting Description:

The XXVI FILLM International Congress provides an opportunity for linguists and literary scholars from all over the world to compare notes about current developments. Human beings are now living, working and communicating in an increasingly global, interconnected world, with new forms and uses of language, and new ways for literature to be produced, disseminated and read, often enabled or promoted by new and rapidly developing technologies. At the same time there is a fairly widespread supposition that, within different macro- and microcontexts, globalization is experienced and understood in widely different ways. Hence the coinage ‘glocal’. Hence, too, the need to explore what such local-cum-global variation really means in practice for human individuals and societies.

Call for Papers:

FILLM (the International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures) invites papers for its twenty-sixth International Congress in Ningbo, China 17-19 June 2014.

Proposals deadline: 31 December 2013

Congress Theme:

The main theme of the XXVI Internation Congress of FILLM is ‘Languages and Literatures Today’ and FILLM now invites proposals on the following seven subthemes:

1. Local and global perspectives
2. Digital technologies and literature of the future
3. Language, literature, film
4. Human and environmental issues
5. Communicational ethics: Language, literature, translation
6. Education and internationalization
7. Chinese language and literature in international contexts

For more detailed information on the subthemes and the Congress in general, please visit the Congress website (http://www.fillm.org/ningbohome.html).

How to Make a Proposal:

In order to propose a paper, please send a 300 word abstract as an email attachment to FILLM(at)nottingham.edu.cn before 31 December 2013.

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