Calls: Full Title: Language, Identity and Education in Multilingual Contexts (LIEMC19)

Full Title: Language, Identity and Education in Multilingual Contexts
Short Title: LIEMC19

Date: 14-Feb-2019 – 16-Feb-2019
Location: York, United Kingdom
Web Site: http://liemc19.wordpress.com

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Nov-2018

Meeting Description:

After a huge success of LIEMC18 in Dublin https://liemc18.wordpress.com we would like to cordially invite all researchers interested in the issues related to multilingualism to participate in the second edition of LIEMC, which will be held at the University of York, Northern England.

The conference considers all aspects of the linguistic and sociolinguistic competences and practices of bi-/multilingual speakers who cross existing social and linguistic boundaries, adopting or adapting themselves to new and overlapping linguistic spaces.

Confirmed keynote speakers are:

Prof. Simone Pfenninger
(University of Salzburg, Austria & University of Zurich, Switzerland)
Prof. Pilar Safont
(Jaume I University, Spain)
Prof. Jason Rothman
(University of Reading, UK & The Arctic University of Norway)

Call for Papers:

We invite papers in all areas of research in bi-/multilingualism, whether or not linked directly to the overarching conference theme, including, but not limited to, linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, clinical linguistics, education, bi-/multilingual societies.

Topics will include: (multiple) language acquisition and learning (L3, L4, Lx); psycho- and neurolinguistics of multilingualism; translanguaging; early bilingualism and heritage language development; speech processing in bi-/multilinguals; trans/multilingual language use in different contexts; multilingual education; bi-/multiculturalism; bi-/multilingual language policies; literacy in multiple languages (pluriliteracy); intercultural and globalisation issues related to multilingualism; multilingual issues in literature and translation.

Conference venue: University of York, UK
More details about the venue will follow shortly: https://www.york.ac.uk/

The two categories of proposals are: individual papers and posters. Submission is already open and will close on 15 November 2018. Presenters are requested to submit their abstracts of up to 300 words and include their name, affiliation, email address and 2-3 references in an MS-Word document. All proposals should be sent to:
liemc19.yorkgmail.com

The conference website: https://liemc19.wordpress.com

 

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