LINGUIST List 26.5326

Mon Nov 30 2015

Calls: Applied Ling/Spain

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 30-Nov-2015
From: Chelo Vargas-Sierra <>
Subject: 34th International Conference of the Spanish Association of Applied Linguistics
E-mail this message to a friend

Full Title: 34th International Conference of the Spanish Association of Applied Linguistics
Short Title: AESLA 2016

Date: 14-Apr-2016 - 16-Apr-2016
Location: Alicante, Spain
Contact Person: Chelo Vargas-Sierra
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 21-Dec-2015

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce the 34th International Conference of the Spanish Association of Applied Linguistics (AESLA) to be held in Alicante from 14 to April 16 2016. The topic for this edition is “Professional and Academic Discourse: an Interdisciplinary Perspective''.

The Conference will focus on the relationship between the different streams of professional and academic discourse in order to analyse the various proposals that in certain areas and perspectives (humanities, science, society, etc.), converge in a general framework that can be labelled ''professional and academic discourse.'' In this sense, the Conference will deepen the links between languages and professions, characterized by specific linguistic and discursive structures and, in most cases, restricted to small groups of users.

The general objectives are:

- To present developments in the field of professional and academic languages that are being made within AESLA.
- To discuss solutions to current problems generated by the specificity of professional and academic languages, especially problems regarding communication and social and technological development.
- To linking research in specialized languages with productive and business areas of society.
- To relate advances in research in specialized languages to new technologies of communication.
- To develop models for the application of advances in the knowledge of professional and academic languages in the educational, social and technical areas.

AESLA 2016 is pleased to welcome the following keynote speakers who have already confirmed their participation:

- Ken Hyland (University of Hong Kong).
- Maurizio Gotti (University of Bergamo, CERLIS, Centro di Ricerca sui Linguaggi Specialistici).
- Lynne Bowker (University of Ottawa, Canada)
- Pascual Cantos Gómez (University of Murcia, Spain).
- Juana M. Liceras (University of Ottawa, Canada)

All information can be found on the conference web site:
Follow us on Twitter: aesla_twit

Final Call for Papers:

New deadline for submission of proposals: December 21, 2015 (23:59 GMT+1)

Submit an Abstract for Oral and Poster presentation:


Page Updated: 30-Nov-2015