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Calls: Gen Ling, Lang Acquisition, Neuroling, Psycholing, Socioling/Slovenia

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Date: 25-Mar-2019
From: Piotr Romanowski <p.romanowskiuw.edu.pl>
Subject: Multilingual Education in Linguistically Diverse Contexts
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Full Title: Multilingual Education in Linguistically Diverse Contexts
Short Title: MELDC

Date: 05-Sep-2019 - 06-Sep-2019
Location: Koper, Slovenia
Contact Person: Neva Cebron
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://meldc19.wordpress.com/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 31-May-2019

Meeting Description:

The conference considers all aspects of the linguistic and sociolinguistic competences and practices of bi-/multilingual speakers who cross existing social and linguistic boundaries, adopting or adapting themselves to new and overlapping linguistic spaces. We invite papers in all areas of research in bi-/multilingualism, whether or not linked directly to the overarching conference theme, including, but not limited to, linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, clinical linguistics, education, bi-/multilingual societies.

Call for Papers:

International Conference on Multilingual Education in Linguistically Diverse Contexts (LIEMC19)

University of Primorska - Slovenia

5-6 September 2019

The conference considers all aspects of the linguistic and sociolinguistic competences and practices of bi-/multilingual speakers who cross existing social and linguistic boundaries, adopting or adapting themselves to new and overlapping linguistic spaces. We invite papers in all areas of research in bi-/multilingualism, whether or not linked directly to the overarching conference theme, including, but not limited to, linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, clinical linguistics, education, bi-/multilingual societies.

Topics will include:

(multiple) language acquisition and learning (L3, L4, Lx);
psycho- and neurolinguistics of multilingualism;
translanguaging;
early bilingualism and heritage language development;
speech processing in bi-/multilinguals;
trans/multilingual language use in different contexts;
multilingual education;
bi-/multiculturalism;
bi-/multilingual language policies;
literacy in multiple languages (pluriliteracy);
intercultural and globalisation issues related to multilingualism;
multilingualism in business/economics;
multilingualism and digital media;
multilingualism in literature and translation.

Proposals:

The two categories of proposals are: (1) individual papers and (2) posters.

Individual papers: Papers are formal presentations on original research by one or more authors, lasting a total of 30 minutes (20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion). Please note that the time limit will be strictly adhered to.

Posters: Poster sessions are for displaying research that offers the opportunity for individualised, informal discussion of the research. Posters are especially effective for presenting work-in-progress, fieldwork and results of empirical research if data can be presented visually (e.g. charts, graphs, tables). A block of time will be designated when presenters are available to discuss their posters. Posters should be in the size of DIN A1 or A0 in portrait format. There will be a time slot dedicated to poster presentations.

Abstracts should be up to 300 words in length (including references).

The language of the conference is English.

Submission of proposals

Submission is already open and will close on 31 May 2019. Presenters are requested to include their name, affiliation and email address in the submitted MS-Word documents. All proposals should be sent to: meldc.conference2019gmail.com

Evaluation of proposals

Proposals will be evaluated in terms of quality of content, significance, originality, thematic relevance, and presentation.




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