LINGUIST List 32.2688

Thu Aug 19 2021

Confs: Applied Linguistics, General Linguistics/United Kingdom

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 16-Aug-2021
From: Alex Ho-Cheong Leung <>
Subject: British Association for Applied Linguistics 2021
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British Association for Applied Linguistics 2021
Short Title: BAAL 2021

Date: 09-Sep-2021 - 10-Sep-2021
Location: Northumbria University, UK, United Kingdom
Contact: Alex Ho-Cheong Leung
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Dear Linguistlist members,

Hope you are well! Just wanted to encourage you to register for the annual conference of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL 2021) taking place virtually in Northumbria University, UK, between 9-10 Sep. We have a very exciting plenary and invited colloquia line-up alongside a very rich programme filled with contributions from delegates based all around the world.

Please kindly register if you’re interested in attending by the 24th of Aug via the link below. We have to close the registration a few weeks ahead of the actual conference for administrative purposes.

We hope to see you there virtually at the conference.

Best wishes,
Chair of the local organising committee of BAAL 2021

Plenary Speaker:
David Block (ICREA &Universitat Pompeu Fabra) - Identity in the 21st century: The same old and new challenges and opportunities
Zhu Hua (University of Birmingham) - Culture talks: Who makes culture relevant and why?
Constant Leung (KCL) - Language proficiency: From description to prescription and back?
Pit Corder Lecture:
Emma Marsden (York) - The push and pull of ‘being applied’: Research, practice, and policy in foreign language education in England

LOC Invited colloquium - Linguistic Integration of Adult Migrants: Policy and Practice
Contributors: Lorenzo Rocca - Societa Dante Alighieri; Rola Naeb - Northumbria University; Martha Young Scholten - Newcastle University; James Simpson - The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Marcin Sosinski - Granada University

BAAL EC invited colloquium - Ethics and Social Justice in Applied Linguistics
Contributors: Suresh Canagarajah - Penn State University; Srikant Sarangi - Aalborg University; Eithne Quinn - The University of Manchester; Khawla Badwan - Manchester Metropolitan University; Frazer Hertiage - Lancaster University; Sarah Atkins – Aston University; Dawn Knight - Cardiff University

Conference website:

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