{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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{CfP} International Student Journeys

Please share this widely with current and past international students – thanks so much! Darla Deardorff, Duke University Do you know an international student with a story to share? Share this opportunity with them. Developing Intercultural Competence: International Students’ Journeys Lily A. Arasaratnam-Smith & Darla K. Deardorff. Routledge Studies in Global Student Mobility book series [Krishna Bista and Chris R. […]

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IC podcasts

TESOL Intercultural Communication Interest Section (ICIS) has just released the final instalment of their Podcast Series: Colleen Ward: “Managing Multiple Cultural Identities” Stephen Fox: “What the Arts Can (and Can’t) Communicate Across Cultures” Milton Bennett: “The Intercultural Doors of Perception”   The first 10 podcasts are: 1. John Berry’s “How Shall We All Live Together?“; 2. Betina Szkudlarek, Selena Choo, […]

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New Appointments

A message from Taslima Ivy: I am very happy to announce that me (Taslima Ivy) and Felix Kwihangana will be joining MIE as senior tutors very soon. That makes five Lanterners working as senior tutors in MIE (Ivy, Felix, Nahielly, Susan and Min). I cannot wait to see where this new chapter of my life will take me!   CONGRATULATIONS […]

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{New Book} Native speakerism

https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9789811556708 Link © 2020 Native-Speakerism: Its Resilience and Undoing Houghton, Stephanie Ann, Bouchard, Jérémie (Eds.) Free Preview Unpacks problems presented by the native-speaker model in foreign language education programs Provides a range of conceptual tools to situate ideological discourses and processes within educational contexts Documents some of the shifts underway from native-speakerism to post-native-speakerism About this book This book explores native-speakerism […]

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CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS: narratives of international students’ journeys

Hi all, Hope this message finds you all happy and healthy :-))Please kindly find below information about an interesting narrative project of journal of International Students group. If you are an international students and have a memorable intercultural experience, probably this one is for you :-))BW,Fitri ———————————————Developing Intercultural Competence: International Students’ JourneysIn Routledge Studies in Global Student Mobility book seriesKrishna […]

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{New book} Global Englishes and language teaching: A review of pedagogical research

Global Englishes and language teaching: A review of pedagogical research Heath Rose, Jim McKinley and Nicola Galloway DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0261444820000518 (November) 2020, Cambridge: CUP. Abstract The rise of English as a global language has led scholars to call for a paradigm shift in the field of English language teaching (ELT) to match the new sociolinguistic landscape of the twenty-first century. In recent years a […]

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New textbook by Caprice and Irina

Hello, everyone! Hope you’re all doing well. It’s the first post after a long break of LANTERN. I’d like to introduce the very practical and inspiring textbook by Caprice and Irina on intercultural competence for college and university students. It provides us with a very updated view and pedagogical implication based on their abundant cross-cultural working experience in the globalized and […]

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