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LINGUIST List 24.3123

Thu Aug 01 2013

Calls: Applied Linguistics, General Linguistics/UK

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 31-Jul-2013
From: Karolina Placzynta <NWALconferencegmail.com>
Subject: The Language Masters - The North West Applied Linguistics MA Conference at MMU
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Full Title: The Language Masters - The North West Applied Linguistics MA Conference at MMU
Short Title: NWAL Conference

Date: 26-Sep-2013 - 26-Sep-2013
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Karolina Placzynta
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://thelanguagemasters.wordpress.com/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 09-Aug-2013

Meeting Description:

The North West Applied Linguistics MA Conference at Manchester Metropolitan University is organised by students, for students: a chance for budding linguists to present their work! The first ever NWAL Conference aims to provide current MA students with an opportunity to present their research in the area of Applied Linguistics.

Call for Abstracts:

The event is organised by students, for students. However, the abstracts will be reviewed by an academic panel.


We invite MA students to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations on topics related to any of the following areas of interest:

- Accents, dialects and varieties of English
- Bilingualism and multilingualism
- Community languages
- Corpus linguistics
- Critical discourse analysis
- Intercultural communication
- Language and gender
- Language and identity
- Language education
- Language variation and change
- Morphology
- Phonetics
- Phonology
- Pragmatics
- Semantics
- Sociolinguistics
- Sociophonetics
- Syntax

The oral presentations should be 20 minutes in length, plus 10 minutes for comments and questions.

The abstracts should be 400 words and should be submitted in .doc or .pdf format.

They should include the title, the main focus of the paper, methodology, general findings and key references.

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