Celebrating 50 years of Applied Linguistics at Birkbeck: Last event in the year


On 12 June 2015, Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication, Birkbeck College, University of London will be hosting a one day conference as a finale to our year-long series of events to celebrate 50 years of Applied Linguistics at Birkbeck. The conference will consist of talks by former and current colleagues and a Roundtable discussion where eminent scholars will share their views and debate on the future of Applied Linguistics.   Please see below a provisional programme along with booking information.
Celebrating 50 years of Applied Linguistics at Birkbeck
Host: Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication, Birkbeck College, University of London
Date12 June, 2015
Venue: tbc after your registration
Booking: the event is free, but booking is required. Please visit eventbrite at  http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/50th-anniversary-conference-tickets-16020846784
Contact: linguistics@bbk.ac.uk, for further information and assistance.
10:00 am-10:30am           Arrival and registration (tea & coffee)
10:30am- 10:45am           Welcome speech by Professor Miriam Zukas and Professor Greg Myers (BAAL Chair)
10:45am -11:10am           Mapping Applied Linguistics by Paul Meara (Swansea University)
11:10am-11:35am            Translanguaging Business  Zhu Hua, Li Wei & Agnieszka Lyons (Birkbeck and UCL IOE)
11:35am-12:00pm            Multilingual capitals: Paris and London  Penelope Gardner Chloros & Jenny Cheshire (Birkbeck and Queen Mary)
12:00pm-12:25pm            Multilingualism in psychotherapy Jean-Marc Dewaele & Beverley Costa (Birkbeck and Mothertongue)
12:25-1:30pm                     Lunch and Poster Sessions
1:30pm-1:55pm                Foreign language teaching and learning in the 19th century  Marjorie Lorch (Birkbeck)
1:55pm-2:20pm                Language Policy and the United Nations: Diplomatic Baggage or Passport to Success?   Lisa Atalianis (Birkbeck)
2:20pm-2:45pm                Authorship and audience construction in three genres of knowledge dissemination     Bojana Petric (Birkbeck)
2:45pm-3:10pm                Corpus Pragmatics: The effect of data collection methods on the production of requests in English Ronald Geluykens (University of Oldenburg)
3:10-3:30                              Break
3:30pm-4:30pm                Roundtable discussion on The Future of Applied Linguistics
Chair: Li Wei
Discussants: Claire Kramsch, Mike Baynham, Ben Rampton, Adam Jaworski, Tim McNamara, Greg Myers
4:30pm                                 Closing speech by AILA President Claire Kramsch
The recordings of previous events /blogs can be found by visiting http://www.bbk.ac.uk/linguistics/