LINGUIST List 27.834

Mon Feb 15 2016

Calls: Applied Ling, Discourse Analysis, Ling & Lit, Translation/Morocco

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 15-Feb-2016
From: Abdelaziz Boudlal <>
Subject: Cultures and Languages in Contact
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Full Title: Cultures and Languages in Contact
Short Title: 4iclc2016

Date: 14-Dec-2016 - 15-Dec-2016
Location: El Jadida, Morocco
Contact Person: Abdelaziz Boudlal
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

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

Call Deadline: 14-Sep-2016

Meeting Description:

The Applied Language and Culture Studies Research Lab invites proposals for papers, posters and workshops to be presented at its 4th International Conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact to be held at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences-EL Jadida, Morocco on 14-15 December, 2016.

The goal of this international conference is to bring together scholars working on current issues within the context of languages and cultures. Specifically, the conference seeks to provide an overview of the state-of-the-art and explore new directions and emerging trends in cultures and languages.

The language of the conference is English.

The conference registration fee is 80 Euros (800 Moroccan Dirhams) covering access to all sessions, 1 lunch, coffee breaks and conference materials.

Call for Papers:

Guidelines for Paper and Poster Submissions:

Proposals for paper, poster presentations, and workshops should consist of a title, an abstract, and a short summary. Titles should be no longer than 15 words. Abstracts are limited to 250 words in length, and summaries are limited to 50 words. Individual paper sessions will be 30 minutes: 20 minutes for the presentation and 10 minutes for questions and answers. Posters should measure no more than 90cm x 120cm (3ft by 4ft). Poster presenters should plan to present and discuss their work for at least one hour during their assigned poster session. Workshops should be 45 minutes to 60 minutes in length.

Areas of interest include (but are not limited to):

- Translation and Media
- Cultural Translation and Postcolonial Discourse
- Interdisciplinarity and History Writing
- Society & Culture as reflected in translated Arabic works
- Migrant Writing & Diaspora
- Gender and Popular Culture
- Transnationalism & National Identity
- Cultures and Languages across the Curriculum
- Cultural Diversity & Language Planning
- Sociolinguistic Analysis of Multilingualism
- Issues in literacy and adult basic education
- Issues in Applied Linguistics

Selected papers will be published in Special Volumes of Conference Proceedings.

Important Dates:

- Paper and poster abstract submission deadline: 14 September 2016
- Paper and poster notification of acceptance: 16 October 2016
- Paper submission: 16 November 2016
- Conference 14-15 December 2016

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