CfP: BAAL LL&T SIG Annual Conference, ‘Celebrating the diversity of language teaching’, 6-7 July 2017

The BAAL LL&T SIG 2017 Annual Conference will be hosted by the University of Central Lancashire on 6-7 July 2017. We invite abstracts on any topic related to language learning and teaching. We would particularly like to encourage submissions that focus on topics related to the theme of the conference. Further information on the conference is available on the…

Endorsement of IRIS digital repository of instruments and materials for research into second language acquisition

At its January meeting, the BAAL Executive Committee agreed to formally endorse IRIS, the repository of materials for research into second languages, www.iris-database.org.  IRIS is a free, open resource at the forefront of methodological transparency in Applied Linguistics. The resource, founded in 2012 with support from the ESRC and British Academy, currently holds over 2500 files…

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.…