LINGUIST List 29.4203

Mon Oct 29 2018

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition/Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 25-Oct-2018
From: Becky Leung <>
Subject: Inaugural Conference on Language Teaching and Learning: Cognition and Identity
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Full Title: Inaugural Conference on Language Teaching and Learning: Cognition and Identity
Short Title: LTLCI

Date: 28-Jun-2019 - 29-Jun-2019
Location: Tai Po, Hong Kong
Contact Person: Becky Leung
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 16-Dec-2018

Meeting Description:

The conference aims to bring together scholars in the fields of teacher education and applied linguistics, graduate students, educators and practitioners, in Hong Kong and beyond. The conference aims to explore the various aspects of language teaching and learning and how they relate to the overall cultural, social and political discourses, in the era of neoliberalism and globalization. The conference will provide a forum for both theoretical and empirical research, to explore the space teachers and learners can create in a full institutional and social context, with consideration of the interaction between language, power, and society.

Call for Papers:

Theme: ''Transforming Language Education and Research, Empowering Teachers and Learners''

Topic Strands (suggested suggested but not limited to the below)

Proposals are welcome in the following topic strands:

- Assessment and evaluation
- Classroom interaction
- Curriculum, syllabus and Materials design
- Discourse/genre analysis
- English for academic/specific purposes
- Intercultural communication
- Language and Ideology
- Language and Pragmatics
- Language identity
- Language learning and technology
- Language policy and planning
- Language, Power and Society
- Language-in-education policy
- Self-directed language learning
- Teacher and Learner Cognition
- Teacher and Learner Identity
- Teacher and Learner Motivation
- Teacher identity and education
- Teaching approaches and methodologies
- Teaching younger learners
- World Englishes/English as a lingua franca

Please submit your abstract on the following webpage:
Word limit: 250-300 words (excluding references)
Content: Research background, objectives, methods and outcomes (Please do not send full papers)
Submission deadline: 16 December 2018
Notification of acceptance: 31 January 2019

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