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LINGUIST List 24.5183

Fri Dec 13 2013

Calls: Applied Ling, Discourse Analysis, Ling & Literature, General Ling/Indonesia

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

Date: 12-Dec-2013
From: Flora Debora Floris <deborapetra.ac.id>
Subject: Language in the Online and Offline World 4: The Latitude
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Full Title: Language in the Online and Offline World 4: The Latitude
Short Title: LOOW 4

Date: 27-May-2014 - 28-May-2014
Location: Surabaya, East Java Province, Indonesia
Contact Person: Setefanus Suprajitno
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://langworld.wordpress.com/

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

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2014

Meeting Description:

Today's world sees how online world influences the way we use language. Development in information technology changes interconnectivity and attitude toward linguistic norms. This situation has sparked the interest in exploring language in the new atmosphere.

Responding to this interest for the fourth time, the English Department of Petra Christian University holds a conference under the theme of Language in the Online and Offline World 4: The Latitude. The objectives of this conference are challenging the ways people teach and study language and re-examining the studies of linguistic trends and practices in a globalized and digitized world.

We expect that this conference will bring together multidisciplinary researches and perspectives on the social, pedagogic aspects and linguistic impacts of the online and offline use of language.

Our keynote speakers are:

Michelle Lazaar, Ph.D. (The National University of Singapore, Singapore)

Aylanda Dwi Nugroho, Ph.D. (Petra Christian University, Indonesia)

Call for Papers:

Papers are invited on the following subtopics:

1. Innovative language teaching
2. Values in language teaching
3. Media and language creativity
4. Digital community and culture
5. Global-local nexus of communication
6. Discourses in classroom/media/the work place

Potential presenters are expected to submit a summary (not an abstract) written either in English or in Indonesian.

The summary consists of:

- An approximately 500-word, 1.5 spaced text containing: chosen sub-theme, title, background, purpose, methods, findings, discussion, and conclusion or recommendation
- A 100-word biographical statement with the following information: full name with academic title, institution, email address, educational background, and research interests
- Your chosen sub-topic (e.g. sub-topic no. 1)

Notification of summary acceptance: February 24, 2014

Upon receiving the notification, presenters should submit a full paper either in English or in Indonesian to the aforementioned email address in the following formats: 6-8 pages (including bibliography), typed in A4 paper size, 12 size font, Times New Roman, single spaced.

Deadline for paper submission: March 24, 2014

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