LINGUIST List 26.724

Tue Feb 03 2015

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition/USA

Editor for this issue: Anna White <awhitelinguistlist.org>


Date: 03-Feb-2015
From: Bradley Hoot <bhootdepaul.edu>
Subject: Chicago Language Symposium 2015
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Full Title: Chicago Language Symposium 2015

Date: 17-Apr-2015 - 18-Apr-2015
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Contact Person: Li Jin
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://las.depaul.edu/departments/modern-languages/events/chicago-language-symposium/Pages/default.aspx

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 06-Feb-2015

Meeting Description:

The focus of this symposium is on how various authentic contexts can be integrated and utilized to facilitate college-level language learning and teaching in the 21st century. Topics may include:

- Telecollaborative projects with native speakers
- Online gaming and simulated contexts
- Language learning in short- and long-term study abroad contexts
- Language use and identity
- Service-based language learning
- Translation projects
- Involvement in local target language-speaking communities
- Language use in internships and other experiences

2nd Call for Papers:

Proposals are sought for sessions on Saturday. The focus of this symposium is on how various authentic contexts can be integrated and utilized to facilitate college-level language learning and teaching in the 21st century.

Deadline extended. New proposal submission deadline: February 6, 2015. All languages are welcome.

Proposals should include a title clearly indicating the topic and a clear description of a project or study and its implications. Preference will be given to proposals describing a study, project, curriculum or initiative with mention of its planning, implementation and outcomes, results or impact. Presentations are limited to twenty minutes, followed by ten minutes for discussion.

For more information and to submit a proposal, please go to: http://las.depaul.edu/departments/modern-languages/events/chicago-language-symposium/Pages/call-for-proposals.aspx



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