LINGUIST List 27.1638

Thu Apr 07 2016

Calls: Applied Ling, Comp Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 06-Apr-2016
From: Chantelle Warner <>
Subject: Digital Literacies in and beyond the L2 Classroom / AZ-CALL
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Full Title: Digital Literacies in and beyond the L2 Classroom / AZ-CALL
Short Title: DLL2C and AZ CALL 2016

Date: 03-Oct-2016 - 08-Oct-2016
Location: Tucson, USA
Contact Person: Chantelle Warner
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 05-May-2016

Meeting Description:

As new technology-mediated forms of interaction, learning, and meaning making have increasingly become integrated into all domains of life, from everyday to academic, foreign language educators and researchers have embraced the concept of Digital Literacies to frame new understandings and pedagogies. At the same time, the field of CALL (Computer-assisted Language Learning) has also evolved to consider new technologies as tutors, tools, environments, and ecologies for language learning. Theoretical, methodological, and pedagogical practices have differed, even as goals align.

This year’s DLL2C symposium, “Digital Literacies and Technology-Enhanced Language Learning: Interdisciplinary Intersections and Interactions,” will be co-convened with AZ-CALL, a conference that brings together CALL researchers and practitioners from across the region. The joint symposium will be sponsored by CERCLL (the Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy) with support from units at the University of Arizona and Arizona State University. On October 8 there will be live webcast and in-person events, including several panels and keynotes by Heather Lotherington of York University, and Steve Thorne of Portland State University/University of Groningen.

Digital presentations will be hosted online during the week of October 3. Asynchronous fora (discussion threads) will allow for question-and-answer for the entire week, and presenters may conduct synchronous chat at designated times as well. Details on formatting, hosting, and submitting final presentations will be provided to accepted presenters. Presentations from the 2014 event may be viewed online at the above URL.

Call for Abstracts:

Research studies, theoretical discussions, and exemplary practices are all equally welcome. While the special theme of the joint symposium is “Interdisciplinary Intersections and Interactions”, presentations need not address both DL and CALL, and may focus on a topic in one area. These might include, but are not limited to:

- Digital Literacies
- Computer-Assisted Language Learning:
as multimodal
as everyday and academic
and informal learning
and digital gaming
and social media
and authorship (blogs, fan fiction, digital storytelling, etc.)
agency, and identity
and multilingualism
and language ecology
competences, and proficiencies
access and digital divides
- Assessment
- Autonomous and informal learning
- Blended and online learning
- Corpus informed research or pedagogy
- Digital Gaming
- Mobile language learning
- Research methodology
- Social networking
- Teacher education
- Telecollaboration

To submit a proposal, please send an email with your name, title, institution, and a 350 word abstract describing your proposed presentation to Please see the website for more details.

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