LINGUIST List 23.2805

Fri Jun 22 2012

Calls: Applied Ling, Lang Acq, Socioling, Neuroling, Forensic Ling/Serbia

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 21-Jun-2012
From: Maja Milicevic <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics Today 4
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Full Title: Applied Linguistics Today 4 Short Title: ALT 4
Date: 12-Oct-2012 - 14-Oct-2012 Location: Belgrade, Serbia Contact Person: Vesna Polovina
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Forensic Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 20-Jul-2012

Meeting Description:

4th International Congress Applied Linguistics Today (ALT 4)12-14 October 2012Faculty of Philology, Belgrade

Conference theme: Challenges of Modern Times

Applied Linguistics Association of Serbia (ALAS), Faculty of Philology of the University of Belgrade and Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Novi Sad have the pleasure of announcing the 4th International Congress Applied Linguistics Today (ALT 4). The conference aims to bring together scholars working in different subfields: language teaching and assessment, language acquisition and processing, clinical linguistics, neurolinguistics, sociolinguistics, anthropological linguistics, forensic linguistics, and any other area falling within the general field of applied linguistics.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Patricia Ashby, University of WestminsterSilvia Bernardini, University of Bologna

More keynote speakers will be added in the coming weeks.

Registration Fee:

Conference registration fee is 70 euros for ALAS members, 35 euros for PhD students, and 100 euros for other participants. The fee covers participation in the conference, conference materials, coffee breaks and refreshments, an evening buffet and publication costs.

2nd Call for Papers:

The conference theme includes the following general topics:

Theoretical frameworks in applied linguisticsEmpirical research in applied linguisticsApplied linguistics and interdisciplinary researchApplied linguistics and new technologiesApplied linguistics and educational contexts

Anonymous abstracts of up to 300 words should be submitted via email as a Word or PDF attachment to the conference address Please write 'Abstract ALT 4' in the subject line and include the following information in the body of the message:

(1) Name(s) of author(s)(2) Title of talk(3) Affiliation(s)(4) Email address(es)(5) Postal address of first author

Presentations will be 20 minutes long, followed by 10 minutes for discussion.The working languages of the conference are English, French and Serbian.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is extended to 20 July 2012. Authors will be notified of acceptance by 20 August 2012.

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