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LINGUIST List 20.486

Mon Feb 16 2009

Calls: Socioling,Discourse Analysis/Bulgaria; Applied Ling/Romania

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Elena Tarasheva, 44th Linguistics Colloquium “Globalization, Intercultural Communication and Language”
        2.    Snisoara Pop, Optimizing the Quality Standard in HE-ESP

Message 1: 44th Linguistics Colloquium “Globalization, Intercultural Communication and Language”
Date: 15-Feb-2009
From: Elena Tarasheva <etarashevanbu.bg>
Subject: 44th Linguistics Colloquium “Globalization, Intercultural Communication and Language”
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Full Title: 44th Linguistics Colloquium "Globalization, Intercultural
Communication and Language"

Date: 09-Sep-2009 - 12-Sep-2009
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Contact Person: Maria Grozeva
Meeting Email: lingkollnbu.bg
Web Site: http://www.nbu.bg/index.php?l=963

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Apr-2009

Meeting Description:

44th Linguistics Colloquium "Globalization, intercultural communication and

9 - 12 September, 2009
Sofia, New Bulgarian University
Paper proposals until April, 30th 2009 to lingkollnbu.bg
Registration dateline: 10.05.2009

Call for Papers

The 44th Linguistics Colloquium is to take place at the New Bulgarian
University, Sofia from the 09.09.2009 - 12.09.2009, organized by the Department
for Foreign Languages and Cultures and the Bulgarian Association of Germanists.
We kindly invite participants. The topic of the conference is:
"Globalization, Intercultural Communication and Language"

In accordance with the tradition of the Linguistics Colloquium, the topic is
fairly open, so that participants can report a wide range of research findings.
In the Parallel sessions contributions from various areas of linguistics are
welcome. The following strands are proposed as foci for parallel sessions:
Language and culture
Language and society
Lexical semantics and phraseology
Text pragmatics
Studies in applied linguistics
Contrastive language studies

Papers can be submitted in German, English and French. To provide time for
discussion of each paper (approx. 10 minutes), talks should not exceed 20 minutes.

Paper proposals (including a summary of approx. 15 lines) should be sent, via
e-mail by the 30th April 2009 to lingkollnbu.bg
Registration dateline: 10.05.2009
Message 2: Optimizing the Quality Standard in HE-ESP
Date: 14-Feb-2009
From: Snisoara Pop <anisoara_ppyahoo.com>
Subject: Optimizing the Quality Standard in HE-ESP
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Full Title: Optimizing the Quality Standard in HE-ESP
Short Title: QS-HE-ESP

Date: 08-May-2009 - 08-May-2009
Location: Targu Mures, Romania
Contact Person: Anisoara Pop
Meeting Email: anisoara_ppyahoo.com
Web Site: http://www.orizont.net/users/victor/espworkshop

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 22-Mar-2009

Meeting Description:

'Dimitrie Cantemir' University from Targu Mures, Transylvania, Romania, is
pleased to invite you to participate in the international workshop on Optimizing
the Quality Standard in Higher Education ESP (Business English, English for
Tourism, Engineers, Law, Medicine, etc.).

Call for Papers

International Workshop: Strategies for Optimizing The Quality Standard in
English for Specific Purposes. (QS-HE-ESP)

Workshop themes include: ESP Teacher Training, Quality management in ESP,
Programmes for ESP e-learning, Materials development, state of the art
strategies in ESP education, Teaching ESP with the New Technologies, Learner
Autonomy, ESP Research, etc.

Workshop Date: May, 8th, 2009
Venue: Dimitrie Cantemir University, Transylvania, Targu Mures, St. Bodoni
Sandor no.3-5
Deadline for application: March 10th , 2009

The papers will be published in a volume with ISBN.
Extended date for the submission of papers in extension: March 22nd, at midnight
Romanian time (GMT+2H). Papers submitted after this deadline will not be
included in the volume.
Authors will be notified about acceptance between 23rd- 30th of March.

Types of Contributions:
1. Attending in person (in presentia):
a) Oral presentation - 15 min
b) Poster presentation (A1 or A0 or in between)
c)Computer-based poster

2. Virtual presentation (in absentia):
If you wish your paper to be published in the Workshop Volume but you are not
able to attend in person, you can register for a "virtual presentation".
Virtual authors should submit their papers for the reviewing process before the
paper submission deadline. After the review process, virtual authors will submit
a Power Point presentation with voice.

Registered virtual authors will receive a copy of the Workshop Proceedings, a
certificate of presentation in absentia and an invoice of the registration fee.
The shipment will be made by post after the workshop date.

Anisoara Pop: anisoara_ppyahoo.com; pop.anisoaracantemir.ro
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