CfP: BAAL/CUP Seminar, ‘Discourses of Marriage’

University of Liverpool 14-15th September 2017  Due to recent legislation changes in countries around the world, more people than ever before can now get married. Hosted in collaboration with the Discourses of Marriage Research Group (http://discoursesofmarriage.blogspot.co.uk/), this two-day seminar aims to encourage scholarly interest in how marriage is conceptualised, normalised, defined, rejected, adapted, and debated through…

BAAL Newsletter – call for contributions

The BAAL newsletter is looking forward to receiving submissions from members, be they reports from event, research developments, or discussion points. BAAL News is normally published twice a year: a winter issue, and a summer issue. Please note that the submission deadline for the forthcoming issue is: Summer 2017 (appears in July 2017): 30 June…

CfP: BAAL Intercultural Communication SIG Annual Seminar ‘Home, hospitality and belonging’, 18-19 May 2017

The call for contributors for this event is now up on the BAAL IC SiG website https://baalicsig.wordpress.com/ Annual SIG Seminar Seminar Title: ‘Home, Hospitality and Belonging’. Dates: Dates: Thursday 18th & Friday 19th May 2017 Location: Nottingham Trent University, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Chaucer Building  Fee: BAAL Members £80.00, non-members £90.00. (No daily rates) Two postgraduate…

Programme announcement, BAAL/CUP seminar ‘Minority Languages in New Media’, 27-28 April.

We are pleased to announce the programme for the BAAL/Cambridge University Press Seminar:  BAAL-CUP Seminar 2017_Minority Languages_Programme The seminar will highlight research which are currently being undertaken into minority language contexts in Africa and Europe, to establish what the current pressing issues and emergent ideas are, and to highlight how current research into minority languages…

BAAL-Routledge Workshops, 2017-18

The BAAL Executive Committee is very pleased to announce that the BAAL-Routledge Workshop (£1,500) has awarded support to the following project in 2017: Organiser Venue Title Date Dr. Fatma Said and Dr. Ursula Lanvers University of York Development workshop on Bilingual First Language Acquisition: Current theories and methodologies (46/50) 4th-5th December 2017 In addition, a…

BAAL 2017 – 3rd and Final Call for Papers

The 50th Anniversary Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics will be hosted by the Centre for Language Education Research, University of Leeds, on 31 August – 2 September 2017. CALL FOR PAPERS Conference theme: Diversity in Applied Linguistics: Opportunities, Challenges, Questions 2017 is the 50th anniversary of the first annual meeting of BAAL.…