LINGUIST List 24.2513

Thu Jun 20 2013

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Sociolinguistics/Taiwan

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Date: 20-Jun-2013
From: Claire Ho <>
Subject: 2014 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching
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Full Title: 2014 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching Short Title: 2014 ALLT
Date: 17-Apr-2014 - 19-Apr-2014 Location: Taipei, Taiwan Contact Person: Claire Ho
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Oct-2013

Meeting Description:

The biennial conference of International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching will be held in 2014 in Taipei, Taiwan at NTUST. The themes are: Globalizing the local; Localizing the global. Research is welcome from local and international scholars in any area of applied linguistics.

Keynote Speakers:

1. William S-Y. Wang (Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Academician, Academia Sinica, R.O.C.)
2. Ovid J. L. Tzeng (Distinguished Research Fellow, Academia Sinica, R.O.C.)
3. John R. Rickford (Professor, Stanford University, USA; Nominated as 2014 President Elect of Linguistic Society of America)
4. Michael J. Handford (Professor, Tokyo University, Japan)
5. Adelheid Hu (Professor, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
6. Yuko Goto Butler (Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania, USA)
7. Lia M. Plakans (Assistant Professor, University of Iowa, USA; Editorship, TESOL Quarterly)
8. Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo (Senior Lecturer, University of South Australia; Research Director, Cloud Security Alliance, Australia Chapter)

Call for Papers:

Conference date: April 17-19, 2014

Conference venue: Dept. of Applied Foreign Languages, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan (R.O.C.)


A. Language Acquisition, Teaching and Learning
1. Second language acquisition
2. Second/foreign language teaching and learning
3. Language education and teacher development
4. Educational technology and language learning
5. Reading, writing, and literacy
6. Language program evaluation
7. Language testing and assessment
8. Independent/autonomous learning

B. Language in Society
1. Sociolinguistics
2. Multilingualism and multiculturalism
3. Language policy and planning
4. Intercultural communication
5. Language, culture and socialization
6. English as a lingua franca and World Englishes
7. Language development, impairment, attrition, and loss

C. Language in the Professions
1. English for specific purposes
2. Professional English and communication
3. Discourse analysis and workplace communication
4. Corpus linguistics
5. Translating and interpreting

Abstract Submission:

- The conference invites abstracts of no more than 350 words in English.
- The submitted abstracts should comply with APA style and include the title and 3 to 4 keywords.
- All abstracts should be submitted via the online submission system: Please do not submit via email.
- The abstracts will be blind-reviewed.

Important Dates:

Abstract due: October 30, 2013Notification of acceptance: December 15, 2013
Conference date: April 17-19, 2014
Full paper deadline: June 15, 2014 (Manuscripts will be peer-reviewed, and if accepted, will be published in a Special Issue in the Studies in English Language and Literature.)

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