{newsletter} TESOL international association march 2021 issue

Link ICIS newsletter – March 2021 In this issue:  LEADERSHIP UPDATES •  LETTER FROM CO-CHAIR •  LETTER FROM THE CO-EDITORS ARTICLES •  SETTING THE STAGE FOR INTERCULTURAL ENGAGEMENT VIA PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT •  ENGAGING LANGUAGE LEARNERS THROUGH GAMIFICATION •  PROMOTING ANTI-RACIST PRACTICES THROUGH INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION: A COLLABORATIVE CONVERSATION SURVEY •  INTERCULTURAL LEARNING AND LANGUAGE EDUCATION ABOUT THIS COMMUNITY •  MEET THE ICIS LEADERSHIP FOR 2021-22 •  INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION INTEREST […]

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{Call for Chapters} Multilingual and Multicultural Perspectives on Higher Education and Implications for Teaching

Editors Sviatlana Karpava, University of Cyprus, Cyprus Call for Chapters Proposals Submission Deadline: April 28, 2021 Full Chapters Due: August 26, 2021 Submission Date: August 26, 2021 Introduction The edited volume ‘Multilingual and Multicultural Perspectives on Higher Education and Implications for Teaching’ will be a collection of research chapters which will provide insights in the field of multilingualism and multiculturalism […]

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{Seminar} Intercultural Musicking

15 April 4.30-6.00pm (UK time) Intercultural Musicking: Ensemble Performance, (Inter)Cultural Encounters, and Personal/Professional Transformations This session features members of our Intercultural Musicking core research area. Professor Caroline Bithell, Dr Robert Szymanek, Dr Richard Fay and Dan Mawson will offer short, complementary research papers exploring intercultural music-making, followed by invited responses and discussion. The department’s gamelan and klezmer ensembles (led by […]

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{Zoom conference} Plurilingualism in study abroad: The language affiliations of mobile students

The Study Abroad Research group SAREP would like to invite you to the first lecture in their spring/summer series. Prof Ros Mitchell and Dr Emre Guvendir will present their paper ”Plurilingualism in study abroad: The language affiliations of mobile students”. It will take place on Zoom on Thursday 18 Feb at 17.00 Irish time. Everyone is welcome. The event is […]

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{call for papers} 15th European Conference on Games Based Learning

This is the second call for papers for the 15th European Conference on Game Based Learning (ECGBL 2021) hosted by The University of Brighton, UK on 23 – 24th September 2021. This call will close on 3rd March 2021. The way in which education and training is delivered has changed considerably with the development of Game-Based Learning (GBL). The European […]

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{Conceptualising} Intercultural Personhood

Introduction (by Zhuo ‘Min’ Huang) The concept Intercultural personhood was first coined by Kim (2008, 2015) in her work of the globalised way of being. I have adopted the concept and further expanded it in my doctoral study (Huang, 2019) and in my on-going work (e.g. Huang, 2020) about ‘intercultural personhood: an non-essentialist conception of individuals for intercultural research‘). My […]

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{CONCEPTUALISING} Interthinking and the Value of Collaboration

Although the Researching Multilingually at Borders project ended back in 2017, the work from it continues to inform my work with colleagues (e.g. Jane Andrews) both in terms of: content (e.g. the value of a translingual researcher mindset, and modality (e.g. the value placed on collaboration, especially interdisciplinary, interpractitionary, intercultural, and multilingual collaboration). This blog posting is mainly concerned with […]

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{Special Issue} “Recent Developments in Language Testing and Assessment”

Special Issue “Recent Developments in Language Testing and Assessment” Print Special Issue Flyer Special Issue Editors Special Issue Information Keywords Published Papers A special issue of Languages (ISSN 2226-471X). Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 September 2021. Special Issue Editors                               Prof. Dina Tsagari Website  Guest Editor Department of Primary and Secondary Teacher […]

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{CONCEPTUALISING} Intercultural Musicking … appropriate versus appropriative methodology

As many of you will know, for the last decade I have been teaching World Music Ensemble Performance (klezmer) – WMEP-klezmer for short – in our Music Department. I have a musical self (website) in addition to my TESOL and Intercultural Communication/Education academic roles. WMEP-klezmer is an area of my professional practice that has its conceptual underpinnings and its research […]

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{Call for Chapters} Understanding Rural Education (Bill Reynolds, Series Editor)

Call for chapters in Understanding Rural Education (Bill Reynolds, Series Editor),a new volume in the book series: English Language Education in Rural Contexts: Theory, Research, and Practices. The deadline for abstracts is Feb. 1st, and full chapter deadline is June 1st. Possible topics might address one or more of the following (but not limited to these topics): ·  Effectiveness of […]

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{New journal } Current issue from Journal of Migration and Language Education

  Journal – Migration and Language Education Editor-in-Chief: Sang Hwan Seong, Seoul National University, South Korea First Published: April 2020 Frequency: Two times per year ISSN: 2652-5984 (Online) Migration and Language Education is an innovative open access journal devoted to the research intersecting two different dimensions, namely migration and language education. When a person migrates, it is particularly difficult to adapt to a host country […]

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{new blog} Annamend.com by Dr Anna Mendoza

A facebook group Translinguistics shared a blog – annamend lunched by Dr Anna Mendoza on translanguaging studies and has 1) literature summaries of cutting-edge books/articles on translanguaging, which are relevant to educational practice, and are summarised in a conversational style; (2) definition posts explaining different terms for multilingual practices (translanguaging, code-switching, stylization, language crossing, polylanguaging, code-meshing, etc.) and (3) her own personal reflections. […]

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{Call for papers} EMI, ICLHE and Englishization: Reflecting on the Changing University

The 2021 ICLHE Conference highlights the language that has become dominant in many spheres, English, and how English is impacting on the classroom, the key actors involved, the university and society, including other languages of learning. English has become a central factor in the internationalization of universities. They invite proposals for contributed papers, poster presentations, workshops, and colloquia within the […]

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