LINGUIST List 30.3260

Wed Aug 28 2019

Calls: French; Applied Ling, Comp Ling, Lang Acquisition, Ling & Literature, Socioling/USA

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 27-Aug-2019
From: Dalila Ayoun <>
Subject: 2nd Arizona Graduate Conference in French
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Full Title: 2nd Arizona Graduate Conference in French

Date: 28-Feb-2020 - 29-Feb-2020
Location: Tucson, AZ, USA
Contact Person: Dalila Ayoun
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

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

Subject Language(s): French

Call Deadline: 15-Nov-2019

Meeting Description:

Graduate conference in French theoretical/applied linguistics, literature, culture, civilization, cinema, pedagogy, digital technologies, and women's studies.

Call for Papers:

The Department of French & Italian at the University of Arizona is delighted to invite MA and PhD students to submit one of the following:

- an abstract for an oral presentation (20 minutes + 10 minutes for questions/comments)
- a poster for work in progress

The oral presentation and poster may be a research paper written for a graduate class or it may be part of a thesis or dissertation in one or more of the following areas:

- Theoretical and applied linguistics
- First, second language acquisition
- Teaching French as a second/foreign language
- Digital technologies (and pedagogy)
- French and Francophone literature, culture and civilization
- French and/or Francophone cinema
- Women’s studies, queer studies and sexuality

We are also inviting students in visual arts to submit their original work related to French and/or Francophone culture in photography, painting, drawing or short films. The selected submissions will be exhibited during the conference and on our website.

We are pleased to present two plenary speakers:

- Dr. Sébastien Dubreil, Teaching Professor of French and Francophone Studies, Second Language Acquisition, and Technology-Enhanced Learning at Carnegie Mellon University
- Dr. Moradewun Adejunmobi, Professor of African American and African Studies at University of California, Davis

Participants will be able to attend a workshop on Digital Humanities led by Dr. Bryan Carter, Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Director of the Center for Digital Humanities at the University of Arizona.

Considering digital humanities as a part of your professional portfolio

As seen by the rise in digital humanities conferences presentations workshops and publications, the digital humanities should be considered as an important addition to the professional portfolio of any new or rising academic. This workshop will offer ideas on how to get started in the digital humanities and a few examples of existing projects.

Submit your abstract by November 15, 2019 here:

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