LINGUIST List 27.648

Wed Feb 03 2016

Calls: Applied Ling, Gen Ling, Lang Acq, Ling & Lit/Cuba

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 02-Feb-2016
From: Jeff Tennant <>
Subject: WEFLA 2016 - Tenth International Conference on Foreign Languages, Communication, Culture
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Full Title: WEFLA 2016 - Tenth International Conference on Foreign Languages, Communication, Culture
Short Title: WEFLA

Date: 27-Apr-2016 - 29-Apr-2016
Location: Holguín, Cuba
Contact Person: Vilma Páez
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature

Call Deadline: 25-Feb-2016

Meeting Description:

The University of Holguín, Cuba, in collaboration with the Department of French Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at Western University, Canada, the Department of Language Studies of the University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada, the Canadian Embassy in Cuba, and the Hotel Club Amigo Atlántico, Guardalavaca, Cuba, issue the Second Call for papers for the Tenth International Conference on Foreign Languages, Communication and Culture, WEFLA 2016 and the Tenth International Seminar on Canadian Studies: Canada, managing social and cultural diversity, to be held at Hotel Club Amigo Atlántico, Guardalavaca, Playa Guardalavaca, Holguín, Cuba, 27-29 April 2016.

This is a conference on foreign languages, communication, and culture, open to papers in all areas of theoretical and applied linguistics.

Call for Papers:

Abstract Deadline: 25 February 2016


To foster international cooperation in the field of second and foreign language teaching, communication and cultural issues, as well as in Canadian Studies, through the presentation of research findings and the discussion of professional experiences.


Include (but are not confined to) the following areas:

- Foreign Language Teaching
- Teacher Training and Teacher Development
- Translation and Interpretation
- Applied Linguistics
- Language and Culture
- Language and Education
- Society and Identity
- Canadian Studies: Canada, managing social and cultural diversity

Submission Guidelines:

The Organizing Committee invites you to submit your contribution to be considered for presentation at the Conference in one of the following categories: Paper, Poster, Workshops, Keynote, Panel

Abstract of 250 words, typed using Arial 11 point, single space, letter format, Word processor MSWord/OpenOffice.

Abstract deadline: 25 February 2016

Notification of acceptance:10 March 2016

Full paper (to be included in the proceedings) must be less than 10 pages, written in the same format as the abstract.

Full paper deadline: 20 March 2016

The paper must include:

- Title of paper.
- Names and affiliation of all authors (no more than 3)
- Institution
- E-mail
- Method of presentation.


Presentations can be given in Spanish, English or French.

Interpretation from Spanish to English will only be provided in plenary sessions.

Please see details on website:

Page Updated: 03-Feb-2016