[lg policy] CFP: Language Teaching in Increasingly Multilingual Environments

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jul 16 15:15:23 UTC 2009

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Language Teaching in Increasingly Multilingual Environments:
>>From Research to Practice

16-18 September 2010

University of Warsaw, Poland


Conference announcement

We are pleased to announce an international conference "Language
Teaching in Increasingly Multilingual Environments: From Research to
Practice", which will take place in September 2010 at the scenic
campus of the University of Warsaw.

The aim of the conference is to provide a multilingual, international
platform for exploration and exchange of research findings,
perspectives, and experience in language teaching and language
development in multilingual environments. The event will bring
together academics, researchers, teacher trainers, materials writers,
practitioners, and students concerned with foreign/second language
acquisition and instruction. Special emphasis will be given to
empirical research which can inform foreign language teaching
practice. The event will combine plenary addresses, roundtable
discussions, paper sessions in thematic strands, and a poster session.

Confirmed Keynote speakers:

Prof. Romuald Gozdawa-Golebiowski

Prof. Kurt Köhn

Prof. Jo Lewkowicz

Prof. Boguslaw Marek

Prof. Pauleen Rae-Dickens

Robin Walker

A roundtable discussion will be chaired by Prof. Hanna Komorowska.

Working languages:

English, Polish, French, German, Russian

Conference venue:

Old University Library
University of Warsaw central campus
Krakowskie Przedmiescie 26/28
Warsaw, Poland

The University of Warsaw, est. 1816, is the largest university in
Poland, with nearly 60,000 students from all corners of the globe. Its
main campus is located in the heart of the metropolis hailed a 'World
Class City' by the 'Lonely Planet' guides. The conference venue - the
recently refurbished Old Library - lies is in the centre of the scenic
university grounds among several historic palaces.

Call for papers

Proposals are invited for high-quality, original 20-minute oral
presentations and posters and 1,5-hour colloquia that broadly fall
within the following themes and topics:

A. language instruction, acquisition and learning, including CLIL,
bilingual education, and TLA;

B. resources and technology, including native- and non-native
corpus-based materials;

C. language assessment and program evaluation;

D. special education, including sign language and teaching students
with a visual impairment.

Paper submission:

Please send two copies of an abstract of no more than 300 words
(excluding references), in .rtf format, as e-mail attachments to
Michal.Paradowski(at)uw.edu.pl by November 30, 2009. The e-mail should
use the subject header "LTIME submission", your last name and
initials, the language of your submission, the letter of your chosen
thematic strand, and whether you intend to present a paper, poster, or
colloquium, e.g.:

   LTIME submission Smith JH French C paper

while the body of the message ought to include the following information:

(a) Title of the submission

(b) Name(s) and affiliation of the author(s); please CAPITALISE your surname;

(c) First author's e-mail and postal address;

(d) The chosen thematic strand under which you would like your
submission to appear;

(e) The language of the submission (English, Polish, French, German, Russian);

(f) Type of presentation intended: please indicate whether your
proposal is to be considered for a paper or poster;

(g) Equipment needs.

One copy of the abstract, in a file "yoursurname_initials_named.rtf"
(e.g. "Smith_JH_named.rtf") should include the author's name and
affiliation written under the title; the other copy, in a file
"yoursurname_initials_anonym.rtf" (e.g. "Smith_JH_anonym.rtf"), must
be headed only by the title of the paper, refrain from self-reference,
and not mention the presenter(s) nor their affiliations or addresses.

Please include the word count at the bottom of the page; submissions
exceeding the word limit will be automatically rejected.

Submitters should receive a confirmation of receipt of the abstract
within 7 days of despatch.

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