LINGUIST List 20.2173

Mon Jun 15 2009

Calls: Applied Linguistics/Greece

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        1.    Theodore Vyzas, Foreign Language Teaching in Tertiary Education III

Message 1: Foreign Language Teaching in Tertiary Education III
Date: 15-Jun-2009
From: Theodore Vyzas <>
Subject: Foreign Language Teaching in Tertiary Education III
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Full Title: Foreign Language Teaching in Tertiary Education III
Date: 09-Oct-2009 - 11-Oct-2009 Location: Igoumenitsa, Epirus, Greece Contact Person: Themistokles Gogas
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Jul-2009

Meeting Description:

The Department of Applied Foreign Languages in Management and Commerce ofthe Technological Educational Institute of Epirus, Greece, invitessubmissions to the conference taking place on 9th – 11th October 2009 atthe Conference Centre of the Igoumenitsa Campus. The title of theconference is “Foreign Language Teaching in Tertiary Education III”.

Call for Papers:

Subject Areas:

1. (Re)-Structuring of Curricula

In the first subject area, we welcome abstracts dealing with themethodology, experience, and feedback from an initial curriculumintroduction and the restructuring of both undergraduate and postgraduatecurricula involving the study of languages.

2. Teaching Linguistic Skills in Tertiary Education

Abstracts dealing with the teaching of linguistic skills in tertiaryeducation fall within the framework of this subject area. The termlinguistic skills should be conceived in a wider sense encompassing notonly the traditional skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking) butalso communication techniques such as translation, interpreting, theapplication of Information and Communication Technology in class, etc.

3. Intercultural Aspects of FLT

In the third subject area we welcome abstracts dealing with the teaching offoreign languages, focused on the cultural aspects of interlingualcommunication.

4. Interdisciplinary Aspects of FLT, Related to Marketing, the Mass Media,Public Relations

In the fourth subject area we welcome abstracts dealing with therelationship between foreign languages and the managerial and economicactivities in the public as well as in the private sector. The proposedpapers should go into the interaction between foreign languages andMarketing, the Mass Media and Public Relations.

5. Foreign Languages and the 'Public Sphere'

The concept of Public Sphere is that of a theater in modern societies inwhich political participation is enacted through the medium of speech.Abstracts in this area have to examine the formation of a criticaldiscourse, the exploration of ideas and the crystallization of a publicview over FLT.

Abstracts should not exceed 300 words (in English, French or Greek), andthey should have the following form:

-Title of paper-Name(s) and affiliation of author(s) (principal author's name underlined)-Text-Addresses (full postal address, e-mail, telephone numbers)

The deadline for the current round in the Call for Papers is the 30th July2009 to the following address: