Call for abstracts: 20th International Conference in Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick, 27th–29th, June 2017

Warwick Applied Linguistics is pleased to announce the 20th Warwick International Conference in Applied Linguistics which will be held from Tuesday, 27th to Thursday, 29th June 2016. This conference is a successful tradition at Warwick Applied Linguistics which, every year, brings together many research students (masters and PhD) within and outside the UK. This year, however, we have decided to welcome contributions Read More …

Call for papers – Expectations of and on international students in UK HE: investigating mismatching language ontologies and destabilising encounters

This is an event being organised in part by Lou Harvey as part of the BAAL/Routledge Applied Linguistics Workshop Programme 2016, on Friday 16th September 2016 at Manchester Metropolitan University, Business School Building, Room BS 3.28 Keynote Speakers and Discussants Prof. Adrian Holliday, Canterbury Christ University Dr. Rachel Wicaksono, York St. John University Mr. Vincenzo Raimo, University Read More …

Job opportunity: Lecturer in Applied Linguistics and TESOL, UCL, London

UCL Centre for Applied Linguistics, UCL Institute of Education, University College London (UCL), UK Grade: 8 (Lecturer B), full-time, open ended Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £41,844 – £49,362 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Applied Linguistics and TESOL.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Masters Read More …

Call for papers: Languages and Cultures in 21st Century Transnationality CFP, Sheffield Hallam, September 2016

A broadly defined conference for those looking for something more interdisciplinary. The concept of transnationality is increasingly common currency in the globalized world. Modern Languages, both implicitly or explicitly, deals with the transnational aspects of cultures and, as a discipline, it is hence ideally suited to have societal impact on the construction of transnational education. Read More …

Testing the Limits of Linguistic Superdiversity, Stephen May, 1st February, UCL, London

This is a free event to which all are welcome. While the recent preoccupation with superdiversity and multilingual (urban) repertoires in critical applied linguistics is a welcome development, the concept, and its application in applied linguistics, also have some significant, as yet largely unacknowledged, limitations. This presentation will explore these limitations and what might be Read More …

Second call for papers for GlobELT: An international conference on teaching and learning English as an additional language, Antalya, Turkey, 14-17 April, 2016

This is the 2nd GlobELT Conference (GlobELT: An international conference on teaching and learning English as an additional language (GlobELT 2016 Conference) in Antalya, Turkey on 14-17 April 2016.) For further information, visit their website at www.globeltconference.com  Deadline for abstract submission is January 4, 2016. Credentials The conference is organised under the supervision of scholars from Hacettepe University (Turkey), ELT Read More …

2nd call for papers: 3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON APPLIED LINGUISTICS AND ELT Language in Focus: From Theory to Practice: New Directions in ELT and Applied Linguistics, Istanbul, Turkey, March 2016

This is a conference organised by ELT Department of Faculty of Education, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey and being held in Istanbul from March 10-12, 2016. Please note that the deadline for proposals is November 1st Check out the conference website: www.languageinfocus.org for more details. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by November 30th, 2015. From their website: The aim of the conference is to provide Read More …

Social media and online accounts for the Applied Linguistics and Communication group at Newcastle University

The Applied Linguistic and Communication group at Newcastle University are active through a variety of online and social media accounts. They say that through these they provide news, updates and discussions related to their research activities and interests, mostly in the areas of Applied Linguistics, language learning, TESOL, Cross-/Inter-Cultural Communication, and Discourse and social interaction. They Read More …

Job opportunity: Lectureships in Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication, Birkbeck College

They wish to appoint the following posts: Lecturer A/B in Language and Intercultural Communication (open-ended, full-time). The application will be closed on Sunday 18 October 2015. Lecturer A in Linguistics (fixed-term, 0.5 FTE). The application will be closed on  Sunday 6 September 2015. The details for the posts can be found at the following links: For Lecturer A/B in Language and Read More …

Research seminar with Suresh Canagarajah: Theorizing a Language Competence for Negotiating Superdiversity, London

This looks like an extremely interesting seminar from Suresh Canagarajah being held in London at the UCL Centre for Applied Linguistics on July 1st. Please see below for more details:  Theorizing a Language Competence for Negotiating Superdiversity   Suresh Canagarajah Pennsylvania State University 17:00-18:00 Wednesday 1st July 2015 Room 642, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL Abstract: Mary Read More …

Call for papers: AAAL conference 2016, Orlando

The conference run by the American Association of Applied Linguistics will take place in Orlando, Florida from 9-12 April, 2016. There was a lot of talk about both this and the TESOL Convention at IATEFL this year, and I got the impression that this one attracts mainly researchers whereas the TESOL convention attracts mainly practitioners. Anyhow Read More …

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 Read More …

New open-access online journal: Eurasian Journal of Applied Linguistics

The launch of Eurasian Journal of Applied Linguistics (EJAL : ISSN 2149-1135) is now online and as an open-access online journal its inaugural issue is fully accessible at http://www.ejal.eu. The opening issue includes the following articles: Characteristics of speaker models for Japanese university students Kenta Yamanouchi The role of noticing in developing intercultural communicative competence Ardith Read More …