6th Saarbrücken International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching 2021

Conference Theme: Communication across Borders – Teaching, Learning and Speaking the Languages of the World October 27–29, 2021 Online https://sites.google.com/view/6scflt-6sft-2021/home     Due to the uncertainty arising from the pandemic, the 6th Saarbrüchen Conference on Foreign Language Teaching will be held online. We are acutely aware of the fact that this is just the second-best…

AILA World Congress 2021: Virtual basis, hybrid layer if possible

August 15–21, 2021 University of Groningen, Netherlands aila2020.nl     AILA 2021 preparations are in full swing! The decision to work with the E-platform Dryfta has been made due to this platform’s performance for networking academics. Symposia organizers and presenters will be informed about the details. However, despite the current pandemic situation, the organizers remain optimistic on…

AAAL 2021: Reduced Rate until 2021-02-05

March 20–23, 2021 Virtual Conference https://www.aaal.org/news/2021-call-for-proposals   The 2021 conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) will be held virtually. Nationally and internationally, the AAAL conference has a reputation as a comprehensive and stimulating conference. Conference participants can look forward to in-depth colloquia, paper, poster, and round-table sessions, as well as topical and…

3rd Metadiscourse Across Genres (MAG2021)

Conference theme: Metadiscourse in Intra/Inter/Cross-Cultural Communication: Reconceptualization of Metadiscourse across genres and contexts. May 27–28, 2021 Online (Organized by The Interuniversity Institute of Modern Applied Languages (IULMA-UJI) and the Department of English Studies at Universitat Jaume I (UJI) in Castellón, Spain) http://www.metadiscourseacrossgenres.com/mag2021.html     The Interuniversity Institute of Modern Applied Languages (IULMA-UJI) and the Department…

LIF2021: 7th International Language in Focus Conference

May 6–8, 2021 Valletta, Malta www.languageinfocus.org     After close consultation with authorities and communities around the world, we had to make the difficult decision to postpone LIF2020 last year.  Having spent the previous year preparing for the conference with our advisory boards, speakers, exhibitors, and event partners, we were genuinely upset and disappointed not…

3rd International Conference “Entretextos”

Conference theme: Discourse genres, corpus and translation in professional and academic contexts. Challenges and opportunities in the digital age May 13–14, 2021 University of Alicante, Spain http://www.entretextos.es/     The IULMA (Interuniversity Institute of Applied Modern Languages) Research Institute is pleased to announce the forthcoming 3rd International Conference EnTRetextos, to be held online on May…

19th AILA World Congress 2021: Virtual basis, additional hybrid layer if possible

August 15–21, 2021 University of Groningen, Netherlands aila2020.nl     The organizing team really hopes that by August 2021 a partly face-to-face event will be possible, but this might still not be the case, and definitely not for all participants. Thus, the AILA 2021 World Congress will be based on a fully virtual event, allowing…

Participation through Language: Actors, Practices, Ideologies

March 25–26, 2021 ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur, Switzerland (and online) https://www.zhaw.ch/en/linguistics/institutes-centres/ilc/news-und-events/participation-through-language/     We invite researchers, policy makers and stakeholders to discuss current projects and practices of linguistic enablement for society and the workplace. Furthermore, the conference provides an opportunity to establish a European network with a focus on social inclusion through…

IRAAL Online Lecture: Corpus Linguistics and Natural Language Processing Tools in Text Readability Assessment

December 11, 2020, 5pm Online (organized by IRAAL) http://www.iraal.ie/events, https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85880542813?pwd=L1hGVTdNUVhzTkV2YkJFUlFid0pIZz09     With the current trend promoted inter alia by the Plain English Campaign in the UK, which aims at guarding against publicising gobbledygook or misleading public information and encouraging the creation of client-friendly texts, i.e. comprehensible at the level of an average reader, new…

Centre for Applied Linguistics and Multilingalism (CALM) Webinar series

November 19, 2020 – April 15, 2021 Online (Organized by Centre for Applied Linguistics and Multilingalism, National University of Ireland, Galway) https://www.nuigalway.ie/calm/newseventsnuachtimeachtai/calm-seminar-series-2020-2021.html     The Centre for Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism (CALM) aims to promote research in the area of applied linguistics and multilingualism as well as to increase the awareness of issues related to…