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Mon Feb 03 2014

Calls: Applied Linguistics/Taiwan

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

Date: 01-Feb-2014
From: Ya Tsai <icaltaiwan2015gmail.com>
Subject: 2015 International Conference on Applied Linguistics
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Full Title: 2015 International Conference on Applied Linguistics
Short Title: 2015 ICAL

Date: 30-May-2015 - 31-May-2015
Location: Minghsiung, Chiayi, Taiwan
Contact Person: Yachin Tsai
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Mar-2014

Meeting Description:

Please visit our conference website for registration fees, transportation, post-conference tour, accommodation, and publishing guidelines:


Early bird registration: By January 31, 2015
Registration: February 1, 2015 – May 10, 2015
On-site registration: May 30 – 31, 2015

Keynote Speakers:

Shelley Wong, TESOL President 2008-2009
Associate Professor, George Mason University

Xingsong Shi, Professor & Chair, Department of business communication,
School of International studies, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China

Zhu Hua, Review editor, International Journal of Bilingualism
Department of Applied Linguistics & Communication
University of London, Birkbeck College


Minhsiung Campus, National Chiayi University, Taiwan (Transportation by High Speed Rail: around 90 mins. from Taoyuan International Airport to Chiayi)

By the New York Times, Taiwan is chosen to be the 11th among the 52 places to go:

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/01/10/travel/2014-places-to-go.html?_r=0 (Jan. 10, 2014)

Call for Papers:

2015 International Conference on Applied Linguistics (2015 ICAL)
Theme: Linguistics Applied across Borders
Dates: May 30-31, 2015

The conference theme is 'Linguistics Applied across Borders', and the organizers encourage submissions that approach this theme from various perspectives. It seeks to create a platform for researchers to share thoughts and insights. The submission of other related topics is also welcome, and we encourage sessions within and across a variety of disciplines and fields related to Language Learning/Teaching, including (but not limited to) the following streams:

- Sociolinguistics
- Applied linguistics
- Psycholinguistics
- Computational linguistics
- Contrastive linguistics
- Multilingualism and multiculturalism
- Lexicography and lexicology
- First/second language acquisition
- Language teaching and learning
- Computer-assisted language learning
- Language testing and evaluation
- Rhetoric and stylistics
- Discourse analysis
- Translation and interpretation
- Language for specific purposes (ESP, EAP, and so on)

Important Dates:

Deadline for abstracts: March 30, 2014
Notification of acceptance: June 10, 2014

You are welcome to propose:

- Symposium (90 mins.)
- Paper (20 mins. for presentation, 10 mins. for Q & A)
- Poster (60 mins.)

Abstracts should be no more than 350 words (for paper & paper)/1000 words (for symposium), and list 4-6 key words in the end.

Abstracts should be submitted through http://ncyu-dfl.no-ip.org/ocs/. All abstracts will be anonymously reviewed.

Publishing Opportunities:

Authors will have the opportunity of publishing their papers in the post-conference proceedings.

For questions about abstract submission, please contact icaltaiwan2015gmail.com. For other questions, you may email 2015icalgmail.com.

Conference Committee
Department of Foreign Languages
National Chiayi University

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