LINGUIST List 32.2685

Thu Aug 19 2021

Calls: General Linguistics/Australia (Online)

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <everettlinguistlist.org>



Date: 16-Aug-2021
From: Chloe Castle <chloe.castlemq.edu.au>
Subject: The Value of Languages in a Multicultural World
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Full Title: The Value of Languages in a Multicultural World

Date: 13-Dec-2021 - 15-Dec-2021
Location: Online - Zoom, Australia
Contact Person: Chloe Castle
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://www.multilingualsydney.org/conference-2021

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 27-Aug-2021

Meeting Description:

An Online International Conference.

Hosted by: Multilingualism Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Health & Human Sciences, Macquarie University.

In a culturally and linguistically diverse world in which languages are as mobile as people, goods and information, how multicultural societies understand and respond to the value of languages is a key question. The aim of this international online conference is to address this question at multiple levels of policy and practice.

‚ÄčThemes:
Language learning and use in the community
Indigenous languages
Multilingualism, technologies and literacies in education
Learning and using English in a multilingual society
Multilingualism in social and professional life
Geographies of multilingualism
Media, popular culture and communications

Plenary Speakers:
Jannis Androutsopoulos (University of Hamburg)
Alice Chik (Macquarie University)
Natascha Klocker (University of Wollongong)
Terry Lamb (University of Westminster)
Jill Vaughan (University of Melbourne)
Katharina Wolf (Curtin University)

Call for Papers:

Abstracts are invited for individual presentations and symposia that address issues of multiculturalism and multilingualism. They may fall into one of the following streams or be on any other topic relevant to the conference theme of multilingualism.

Themes
Language learning and use in the community
Indigenous languages
Multilingualism, technologies and literacies in education
Learning and using English in a multilingual society
Multilingualism in social and professional life
Geographies of multilingualism
Media, popular culture and communications

Abstract deadline: 27 August 2021

Abstract submissions are invited for:

Individual presentations (30 minute slot: 20 minute presentation + 10 minutes Q&A)
60 minute symposia (flexible timing, minimum 2 presenters)
90 minute symposia (flexible timing, minimum 3 presenters)
120 minute symposia (flexible timing, minimum 4 presenters)

Co-presenters are expected to attend the conference and participate in the presentation.




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