LINGUIST List 21.4228

Sun Oct 24 2010

Calls: Applied Linguistics/Spain

Editor for this issue: Di Wdzenczny <dilinguistlist.org>


        1.     Blanca Garcia-Riaza , Empiricism and Analytical Tools for Applied Linguistics

Message 1: Empiricism and Analytical Tools for Applied Linguistics
Date: 22-Oct-2010
From: Blanca Garcia-Riaza <bgrusal.es>
Subject: Empiricism and Analytical Tools for Applied Linguistics
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Full Title: Empiricism and Analytical Tools for Applied Linguistics Short Title: 29th AESLA Conference

Date: 04-May-2011 - 06-May-2011 Location: Salamanca, Spain Contact Person: Ovidi Carbonell Cortés Meeting Email: AESLA2011usal.es Web Site: http://aesla2011.tucongreso.es

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 21-Nov-2010

Meeting Description:

29th International Conference of the Spanish Association of Applied Linguistics. The main goal of the 2011 AESLA Conference is to combine the empirical methodologies of Discourse Analysis with critical approaches of the social construction of reality through language. We welcome proposals in the areas covered by the ten thematic panels of our Association as well as those that focus on scientific descriptions of discourse from empirical or quantitative methods, or linguistic models of representation as social interaction in specific contexts.

Call For Papers

The Spanish Association of Applied Linguistics (AESLA) is pleased to announce its 29th Annual Conference, to be held at the University of Salamanca (Spain) on 4-6 May 2011.This year's Conference focuses on Empiricism and Analytical Tools for Applied Linguistics in the 21st Century. The main goal of the 2011 AESLA Conference is to combine the empirical methodologies of Discourse Analysis with critical approaches of the social construction of reality through language. We welcome proposals in the areas covered by the ten thematic panels of our Association as well as those that focus on scientific descriptions of discourse from empirical or quantitative methods, or linguistic models of representation as social interaction in specific contexts. The Conference will cover the following areas: -Language acquisition -Language teaching -Language for specific purposes -Language psychology, child language and psycholinguistics -Sociolinguistics -Pragmatics -Discourse analysis -Corpus linguistics, computational linguistics and linguistic engineering -Lexicology and lexicography -Translation and interpreting

The list of panel coordinators and contact details can be downloaded from http://www.aesla.uji.es/paneles. The following distinguished scholars will be our plenary speakers this year: -Prof. Pamela Faber (University of Granada) -Prof. Anna Mauranen (University of Helsinki) -Prof. Michael O'Donnell (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) -Prof. Jonathan Potter (University of Loughborough) -Prof. Henry Widdowson (University of Vienna)

Proposals (which should not exceed 500 words, excluding figures and references) must be submitted using the online proposal submission form (available at http://aesla2011.tucongreso.es/) no later than November 21st, 2010.

Authors will be notified of the acceptance/rejection of their papers around 21st December, once the review processes is completed. Contributors who wish to publish the extended versions of their papers (approx. 2500 words, including references) in the Conference Proceedings should submit their texts no later than January 31st 2011 following the style sheet available at http://aesla2011.tucongreso.es/en/aesla2011-style-guidelines. The conference languages are Spanish and English. We thank you for your interest and look forward to receiving your proposal.

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