LINGUIST List 26.5288

Thu Nov 26 2015

Calls: Lang Acq/Philippines

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 26-Nov-2015
From: Dr. Paul Robertson <>
Subject: Women in TESOL Inaugural International Conference
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Full Title: Women in TESOL Inaugural International Conference
Short Title: WiT

Date: 11-Mar-2016 - 13-Mar-2016
Location: Clark, Philippines
Contact Person: Joyce Dayrit
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Call Deadline: 05-Mar-2016

Meeting Description:

We offer women language educators and female students across the globe an organization that will take proactive steps to assist and advance the crucial role that women play in the field of language education. Presenters (women and men) may deliver topics on areas of interest in the field of Language acquisition or from the suggested list below. WiT will form Chapters across the globe and hold bi-annual conferences globally. WiT is underpinned by the Asian EFL Journal group of academic journals.

Plenary speakers:

Professor Stephen Krashen
Professor Winnie Cheng (Hong Kong)
Professor Beata Webb (Bond University)
Professor Phyliss Chew (Nanyang University Singapore)
Dr. Paul Robertson Asian EFL Journal group

Call for Papers:

Abstracts of up to 300 words are invited from women and men that relate to the following areas of study :-

Gender, TESOL and higher education
Education from a gender perspective
Gender, education and (International) development)
Education for girls
Education for boys
Gender and educational attainment
Gender differences in education
Diversity, multiculturalism and TESOL
Teacher training, gender and TESOL
Culture and power in education
History of gender and education
Second language acquisition research or findings (undertaken or being undertaken)
TESOL methodologies
Teaching English in Diverse setting

Full Abstract information may be viewed on line at

Presenters may elect to hold Workshops--please see Session Call or email the conference organizer with your suggestion.

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