Call for Papers: Language Education across Borders

Language Education across Borders
Graz, 8th – 10th December 2017
Call for Papers

We would like to invite proposals for individual papers (20 minutes, followed by a 10-minute discussion),
symposia (90 minutes), workshops (90 minutes), and posters focusing on the theme of borders in language education. Submissions can have a theoretical, empirical and/or practical focus. Submissions that make connections between the domains are particularly welcome. The conference intends to address issues applicable to all foreign language teaching and learning.

A non-exhaustive list of possible topics includes:
§ Applied Linguistics
§ Assessment and Feedback
§ Bilingual Education
§ Content and Language Integrated Learning
§ Cross-curricular Learning
§ E-learning
§ English as a Lingua Franca
§ Inclusive Education
§ Intercultural Learning
§ Language Policy
§ Language Teacher Education
§ Languages for Specific Purposes
§ Literacies
§ Literature & Language Education
§ Multilingualism & Plurilingualism
§ Practitioner Research
§ Psychology of Language Learning and Teaching
§ Study Abroad
§ Task-Based Learning
§ Teaching Methodologies
§ Technology Enhanced Language Learning
§ Translation

The main conference language is English, but there will also be a strand dedicated to papers presented in German. The visibility of languages other than English (e.g., in content as well as on handouts or slides) is highly encouraged.
i. For individual papers and posters, authors should submit an anonymous abstract (200 words max.,
including any references)
ii. For symposia, please submit an anonymous abstract (500 words, including references), outlining the
theme of the symposium, rationale and including titles of the proposed papers.
iii. For workshops, a 500-word abstract should be submitted, outlining the structure of the workshop and
intended audience and outcomes, and making clear in what ways the workshop will be interactive.
Further information about the submission process, registration fees etc. will be made available on the following webpage from December onwards:
Important Dates & Additional Information
• Submission deadline 28th February 2017
• Notification of acceptance 30th April 2017
• Registration deadline 2nd October 2017