BAAL LKALE SIG annual event, 15 May 2017

SAVE THE DATE: The BAAL Linguistics and Knowledge about Language in Education (LKALE) special interest group annual event will take place at the University of Sheffield on 15th May 2017. The theme will be ‘Approaches to teaching grammar and knowledge about language‘.  Further details relating to the speakers, registration and travel to Sheffield will shortly…

CfP: BAAL/CUP Seminar on ‘Minority Languages in New Media’

BAAL / Cambridge University Press Seminar Series 2016/2017 CALL FOR PAPERS Venue: Aston University, Birmingham Dates: 27–28 April 2017 Theme: Minority Languages in New Media: Towards language revitalisation in Europe and Africa Objectives of the seminar This seminar is intended to identify and discuss emerging trends in the study of minority languages in new media and technology.…

January 10th deadline: CfP BAAL TEA SIG annual one-day conference

The revised deadline for submitting abstracts for the BAAL TEA SIG conference is fast approaching: Tuesday, 10 January 2017. Diane Schmitt (Nottingham Trent University) will be giving an invited talk and the programme will include a panel discussion where discussants from University of Northampton and University of Sheffield report and discuss their EAP practice. BAAL…

CfP: BAAL Corpus Linguistics SIG Symposium, 31 March 2017

The 2017 BAAL Corpus SIG symposium will take place at Durham University on Friday 31 March 2017.  The theme is “Using Corpora in EAP”.   This symposium aims to bring together EAP practitioners who are using (or interested in using) corpora in their teaching.  The keynote speaker is Professor Hilary Nesi, who led the BASE…

CfP: BAAL Language in Africa (LiA) SIG Annual Conference, 12 May 2017

Annual Conference: Friday May 12th 2017, 10am – 5.30pm Venue: Dept. of English Language & Applied Linguistics, University of Reading ‘Language without Borders: Multilingual Communication in Africa and the Diaspora’ Plenary speaker: Professor Friederike Lüpke, SOAS, University of London Professor Lüpke is leader of the ‘Crossroads’ project, funded by the Leverhulme Trust, which is investigating how…