Call for papers – 13th International Language Awareness Conference (ALA 2016) Languages for Life: Educational, Professional and Social Contexts

This call for papers is from  Association for Language Awareness for their 13th International Conference which will take place in Vienna from July 19-22, 2016. The submission deadline for both is 15 November 2015. below are the conference themes and plenary speakers and note that there is also the possibility of scholarships for PhD students and early career researchers. For more details please see their Call for papers

Conference Themes

A. Language Awareness in Language Learning and Language Teaching

B. Language Awareness in the Workplace and Business

C. Language Awareness and Awareness of (New/Social) Media and Literacies

D. Language Awareness, Intercultural Awareness, Communication Awareness

E. Critical Language Awareness

F. Awareness and Attitudes concerning Languages and Varieties

Confirmed plenary speakers

Veronika Koller (Lancaster University)

Almut Köster (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

Aneta Pavlenko (Temple University)

Dennis Preston (Oklahoma State University) (Eric Hawkins Lecture)


PhD students and early career researchers are encouraged to send in abstracts as they may qualify for an ALA conference scholarship. More information will be made available in the second circular.