[lg policy] calls:1st International Conference 'Lingual Identity in the Contemporary World'

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Tue Feb 16 17:20:48 UTC 2010

1st International Conference 'Lingual Identity in the Contemporary World'
Short Title: LICW

Date: 06-May-2010 - 07-May-2010
Location: Magas, Ingushetia, Russia
Contact Person: Zemfira Dotmurzieva
Meeting Email: filology.ingmail.ru

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Ling &
Literature; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2010

Meeting Description:

1st International Conference 'Lingual Identity In The Contemporary World'

Location: Magas, Ingushetia, Russian Federation
Conference days: 6-7 May 2010
Deadline for proposals: 15 March 2010
Abstract review: 31 March 2010
Notification: first week of April 2010
Registration closing date: 30 April 2010

Call for Papers

We are pleased to invite submissions for papers for the 1st International
conference 'Lingual identity in the contemporary world'- 2010. The event is
jointly organized by the Ingush State University (Russia) and Kazakh University
of the International Relations and World Languages named after Abylay khan

Participation is possible in two formats: in absentia and in presence. Papers
are allocated to 20-minute slots plus five minutes of discussion.

The conference will prioritize the following thematic lines although proposals
relating to any of the Conference diverse interests will also be considered:
1. Lingual identity and linguistic worldview in cross-cultural communication.
Fight for cultures and identities.
2. Russian, national and world literature in different aspects of reader's
3. Corpora linguistics.
4. Applied linguistics.
5. Translation studies.
6. Analysis of a fiction text/discourse.
7. Contemporary methods of language teaching. Cross-cultural aspect of
communication in language teaching.
8. Bilingualism and multi-lingualism.

Conference Publications:
The conference proceedings will be published after the conference in an edited
book or a special journal issue (for a selection of papers).

Presentation Format:
Participation is possible in two formats: in absentia and in presence. Papers
are allocated to 20-minute slots plus five minutes of discussion. Working
languages: Russian, English, French, and German. Research on languages other
than Russian is strongly encouraged. We also welcome submissions representing
work in progress.

Conference fee is not charged. All conference expenses are cleared by Ingush
State University and Ministry of Education. Note: Dispatching of publications,
accommodation and transport costs are done at participants' expenses. Meals are
provided only during conference hours.

Submissions Instructions:
Authors should submit draft papers (as MS Word file). The total length of a
paper should not exceed 8 pages. Please use plain text (Times New Roman 12,
interline interval - 1, and abstain from using footnotes and any special
formatting or characters. State whether the submission is for a paper or
conference presentation.

Papers will be refereed and accepted on the basis of their scientific merit and
relevance to the workshop. All accepted and presented papers will be published
in the Conference Proceedings. The best demonstrations will be selected to be
shown to the general audience of the conference at a plenary session.

Please send abstracts for 20-minute conference presentations (or your paper for
publication), together with a short biographical statement, affiliation and
contact details, no later than 15 March 2010, by e-mail to:

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