[EDLING:71] CFP: Language and Globalization
Francis M. Hult
fmhult at DOLPHIN.UPENN.EDU
Tue May 1 01:56:00 UTC 2007
The Finnish Association of Applied Linguistics (AFinLA)
Autumn Symposium 2007
Language and Globalization
November 9-10, 2007
The annual Autumn Symposium of the Finnish Association of Applied Linguistics
(AFinLA) is to be held in Kouvola, Finland, on November 9-10, 2007. The theme
is "Language and Globalization", which covers all sub-fields of Applied
Papers are sought related to the first and second language teaching and
learning as well as applied language research and questions of language
Traditionally, the majority of the papers are presented in Finnish. However,
because of the need to attract more international participants, it is hoped
that there will be a number of presentations in English. Swedish is Finlands
second language so Swedish language papers are also sought.
The plenary speakers are:
Professor Inkeri Vehmas-Lehto, University of Helsinki
Professor emeritus Henry Widdowson, University of Vienna
The registration for the conference has already begun.
The deadline for the abstracts is September 8th, 2007.
You can find an electronic registration form under the link entitled
Ilmoittautuminen (please provide us with your family name, first name, address,
affiliation, email, and fax contacts ).
The second circular will be posted to all participants in mid-October.
The conference fee for AILA/AFinLA members will be 50 and for non-members 65.
We regret that we are unable to refund the conference fee in case of
Under the link entitled Kouvolan Kaupunki, you can find information in English
on accommodation in Kouvola and other information about the town of Kouvola.
You can find more info on accommodation here
We are looking forward to seeing you at the conference!
Call for papers
The AFinLA Autumn Symposium is seeking high quality papers for presentations
and workshops. The deadline is September 8, 2007. Papers should be submitted
via our Website at the registration.
For more information, please contact:
Mike.Garant at helsinki.fi
Abstracts should be 150-200 words.
Presentations should be 20 minutes long with 5 minutes for discussion.
Workshop organizers should submit a 500 word summary of the workshop. If the
workshop contains separate papers, abstract should also be submitted for these.
AFinLA 2007 is sponsored by the University of Helsinki Department of
Translation Studies at Kouvola.
Irmeli Helin (Chair)
Mike Garant (Co-chair)
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