LINGUIST List 29.2922

Mon Jul 16 2018

Calls: English; Applied Linguistics/China

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <everettlinguistlist.org>


Date: 15-Jul-2018
From: Organising Committee <EAC2018polyu.edu.hk>
Subject: 2nd International Conference on English Across the Curriculum (EAC)
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Full Title: 2nd International Conference on English Across the Curriculum (EAC)

Date: 04-Dec-2018 - 05-Dec-2018
Location: Hong Kong, China
Contact Person: Organising Committee
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://elc.polyu.edu.hk/conference/EAC2018

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 15-Aug-2018

Meeting Description:

After the success of the first international conference on English Across the Curriculum, we are very pleased to announce that the 2nd International Conference on English Across the Curriculum (EAC) will be held on 4-5 December 2018, with pre-conference workshops on 3 December 2018.

The 2nd EAC Conference aims to explore ways to enhance students’ English literacy in discipline content subjects via collaborations between faculty academics and language teachers. We welcome academics and educators from all disciplines and English teachers at both school and university levels to attend and present at the Conference.

We are honoured to have four distinguished scholars in Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC), Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and discipline-centred teaching and learning as our plenary speakers:
- Professor Mike Palmquist, Associate Provost, Professor of English, University Distinguished Teaching Scholar, Colorado State University
- Professor Dr Christiane Dalton-Puffer, University Professor of English Linguistics and Language Education, University of Vienna
- Professor Brian P. Coppola, Arthur F Thurnau Professor, Associate Chair, Educational Development and Practice, Professor of Chemistry, University of Michigan
- Professor Angel Lin, The University of Hong Kong

Please mark your calendar, visit the Conference website regularly for updates, and kindly forward this message to your colleagues and others in the field.

Call for Papers:

We welcome proposals on topics related to the Conference theme of English Across the Curriculum, including WAC, CLIL, Writing In the Discipline (WID), and writing/language intensive courses/programmes in the discipline. Paper presentations will be allocated 20 minutes + 10 minutes Q&A, and colloquia 45 minutes + 15 minutes Q&A.

Abstracts should be submitted via the Conference website at https://elc.polyu.edu.hk/conference/EAC2018/ from now – 15 August 2018 (24:00 HK time).


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