LINGUIST List 31.2122

Tue Jun 30 2020

Calls: French; Applied Ling/USA and Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 29-Jun-2020
Subject: 6th International Conference on the Teaching of French as a Foreign Language
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Full Title: 6th International Conference on the Teaching of French as a Foreign Language
Short Title: CONFERENCE FFL 2021

Date: 25-Feb-2021 - 27-Feb-2021
Location: San Juan, Porto Rico, United States, USA
Contact Person: MATHER Patrick-André
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): French

Call Deadline: 15-Sep-2020

Meeting Description:


In collaboration with the the Puerto Rican Association of Teachers of French (APPF), the Language Departments of the University of Puerto Rico, the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, and the George Mason University, the organizing committee of the “Colloque FLE 2021” conference invites researchers and professors to submit proposals for papers presenting structured research results. This conference is aimed at researchers in French as a second/foreign language, but also at teachers of French. The conference will provide an opportunity to examine current research and methodologies that include varied and complementary approaches.

The conference will be organized in a face-to-face format, but also by teleconference.

Keynote speakers : Natallia Liakina (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)
Denis Liakin (Concordia University, Montreal, Canada)

Call for Papers:

Proposals for presentations and round tables will be considered on the following topics, but not limited to:
- The contribution of neuroscience: new avenues in French as a foreign language
- Plurality of cultures in the classroom: winning solutions for pedagogy
- Status of the target language and status of the source languages: pedagogical implications
- Scientific research and hands-on pedagogy
- Current issues in FSL-FLE didactics
- Face-to-face versus distance learning: lessons learned in crisis situations

Proposals for a paper or round table should contain the following elements:
- a title of 100 characters maximum (spaces included);
- an abstract of 1500 to 2000 characters (including spaces) and the bibliography;
- the list of authors and co-authors with first name, surname, and affiliation;
- the authors' contact information (address, e-mail, telephone);
- the entire document must be a maximum of 1 page

Deadline: September 15, 2020

The languages of the Conference are French, English and Spanish.

For more details, visit

Page Updated: 30-Jun-2020