LINGUIST List 31.182

Tue Jan 14 2020

Calls: Discourse Analysis, Lang Acquisition, Pragmatics, Psycholing, Socioling, Writing Systems / Australia

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 13-Jan-2020
From: Ken Cruickshank <>
Subject: International Conference for Community/ Heritage Language Education
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Full Title: International Conference for Community/ Heritage Language Education
Short Title: ICCHLE

Date: 02-Jul-2020 - 04-Jul-2020
Location: Sydney NSW, Australia
Contact Person: Ken Cruickshank
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Language Acquisition; Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics; Writing Systems

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard; Chinese, Mandarin; Danish; Dutch; Finnish; French; German; Greek, Modern; Hebrew; Hindi; Hungarian; Icelandic; Indonesian; Italian; Japanese; Korean; Norwegian Bokmål; Polish; Portuguese; Romanian; Russian; Spanish; Swahili; Swedish; Thai; Turkish; Urdu; Vietnamese; Welsh

Call Deadline: 01-Mar-2020

Meeting Description:

The conference brings together researchers, school leaders, teachers, community members, parents and students. We welcome papers, symposia and posters on:

- maintenance and revitalisation
- intergenerational transmission
- community languages from early childhood to tertiary levels
- heritage/ complementary/ community languages schools
- Indigenous/ minority languages

- languages and identities
- languages policies and planning
- languages assessment
- attitudes to community languages
- media representations
- other related topics

Call for Papers:

Submission guidelines:


- Abstract 250–300 words in Word (as a single .doc or .docx file)
- Times New Roman 12 point font
- References should be in 10 point font (not included in word count)

Review criteria:

Each abstract will receive a general overall evaluation. The program committee will also consider the degree to which each type of abstract meets the specific criteria below.


- Symposia will be scheduled in special sessions of the conference program
- The symposium proposer should identify a convenor/chair and discussant
- Overview of the symposium (300 words), statement indicating the relevance of theme/issue in accordance with the selection criteria (200 words)
- individual abstracts for each paper (250 - 300 words each)
- If proposal is unsuccessful as a featured symposium, papers will be reviewed separately.

All submission proposals – paper, poster or symposium – should be emailed to by Sunday, March 1, 2020.

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