LINGUIST List 27.2079

Fri May 06 2016

Calls: Applied Ling, Discourse Analysis, Lang Acq, Ling & Lit, Translation/Bosnia and Herzegovina

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


Date: 05-May-2016
From: Ifeta Čirić-Fazlija <ifetaciricyahoo.com>
Subject: 2nd Conference on English Language, Literature, Teaching & Translation Studies
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Full Title: 2nd Conference on English Language, Literature, Teaching & Translation Studies
Short Title: CELLTTS

Date: 30-Sep-2016 - 01-Oct-2016
Location: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Contact Person: Merima Osmankadić
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://celltts.ff.unsa.ba/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Translation

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 15-Jun-2016

Meeting Description:

Second International Conference on English Language, Literature, Teaching and Translation Studies (CELLTTS)

Anglophone (Inter) Cultural Negotiations: Multiculturalism and Globalization in the Era of Uncertainty

The Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sarajevo, is pleased to announce its 2nd International Conference on English Language, Literature, Teaching and Translation Studies (CELLTTS) which will take place on 30 September - 1 October 2016. For the second time we invite scholars and experts in their respective fields of research to Sarajevo to present and discuss their research findings and exchange experience and ideas with their colleagues from the region and the world.

In the world of multiculturalism and globalism it has become necessary to enquire whether these concepts and trends have turned into mere isms and what might the modalities be for genuine (inter) cultural dialogues, encounters and negotiations in and for the Anglophone contexts. Are globalization and interculturalism/multiculturalism near synonyms or mutually exclusive terms? What are their possible limitations or advantages when it comes to identity politics, cultural diversity and intercultural education? How genuinely multicultural are we and is the professed progress of 'going global' a wishful thinking or a realistic objective for the future? How is the globalized multicultural world to cope with the challenges of both corporatism and terrorism? Finally, how are these issues affecting the Anglo-American humanities and vice versa, that is, how can language and literary studies provide a meaningful response to the challenges of today, how can teaching and translation studies make intercultural negotiations fruitful?

Call for Papers:

The conference language is English for 15-minute presentations.

Abstracts should include the following elements: (1) the name and surname of the author(s); (2) the affiliation of the author(s); (3) the email address(es) of the author(s); (4) the title of the presentation (within 15 words); (5) a clear description of the aims, methodology and expected results of the research or project to be reported in the presentation (within 200 - 250 words).

Abstracts (application form) should be sent electronically, as email attachments in Microsoft Word for Windows .doc or .docx formats to the Conference's email address: cellttsff.unsa.ba, with the word 'Abstract' as the subject.

Abstracts will be evaluated according to the originality of the theme, clear methodology and theoretical framework, and scholarly contribution of the research.


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