LINGUIST List 26.5347

Tue Dec 01 2015

Calls: English, Applied Ling, Discourse Analysis, Lang Acq, Socioling, Translation/Indonesia

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 30-Nov-2015
From: Julia Eka Rini <>
Subject: Language in the Online & Offline World 5: The Amplitude
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Full Title: Language in the Online & Offline World 5: The Amplitude
Short Title: LOOW

Date: 19-Apr-2016 - 20-Apr-2016
Location: Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia
Contact Person: Julia Eka Rini
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics; Translation

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2016

Meeting Description:

The English Department of Petra Christian University, Surabaya, Indonesia wishes to bring together teachers & lecturers of English, researchers and practitioners in education, media, business communication, and creative industry to discuss and share their expertise and experiences in Language in the Online & Offline World 5: The Amplitude on April 19-20, 2016. We hope that this conference can provide a platform for exchanging invaluable ideas in the above-mentioned respective fields.

Our invited speakers are:

- Professor Dr. Stephen J. Hall: Business Discourse and Being Ourselves:
Digital and Cross Cultural Challenges
- Professor Dr. Jayakaran Mukundan: Creativity in Language Classrooms
- Dr. Willy A. Renandya : Writing for an Academic Journal: Issues and Challenges
- Jennifer Uhler, MA: Teaching Business English in the 21st Century
- Professor Dr. Esther Kuntjara: Researching Chinese Indonesians: Language & Culture
- Associate Professor Dr. Lee Su Kim: Writing from a Multicultural Heritage: A Nyonya' s Perspective
- Dr. Liliek Soelistyo: Researching Chinese Indonesians Using Polyvocality
- Cho, Youn Chu, M.A., M.F: Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language

Call for Papers:

Language in the Online & Offline World (LOOW) Conference welcomes contributions covering the following topics:

- Business communication and education business practices
- Material development in business communication and education practices
- Business translation and interpretation
- Media, values, culture, and language creativity
- Character building through media and language education
- Digital education, community and culture
- Discourses in classroom/media/the work place

An abstract is required for everyone presenting a paper. The abstract should be about 2,000 characters (or approximately 250 words). It should be clear, concise and written in English. Please submit abstracts on the conference website:

The abstract submission is closed on January 31, 2016. The committee will contact you with the result of your submission on February 12, 2016. Once your abstract has been accepted, the full-length manuscript will be requested by February 28, 2016.

The oral presentation will be of 20 minutes duration followed by a 10 minute discussion.

Important Dates:

Abstract deadline: January 31, 2016
Notification of abstract acceptance : February 12, 2016
Paper submission deadline: February 28, 2016
Registration and payment for presenters: February 22, 2016
Registration and payment for participants (early rate): January 31, 2016
Registration and payment for participants (standard rate): March 31, 2016
Conference: April 19-20, 2016

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