CFP: [General] International Conference on âApplied Linguistics and Sociolinguistics: The Form and the Contentâ

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2009 NTUT International Conference on
“Applied Linguistics and Sociolinguistics:
The Form and the Content”
Call for Papers

Conference Date: October 23-26, 2009
Conference Host: Department of English, National Taipei University of
Conference Co-hosts: Department of Foreign Languages and Literature,
Program in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language (in prep.), and Center for
Research in Multicultural Consciousness and Humanities Extension, Asia
Master’s and Doctor’s Programs in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language,
National Chengchi University
Conference Venue: National Taipei University of Technology
Conference Themes:
1. Applied Linguistics: pragmatics, phraseology, discourse analysis, text
linguistics, psycholinguistics, corpus linguistics, language and culture,
language and technology, language assessment, corpus linguistics, and other
relevant topics
2. Sociolinguistics: multilingual and multicultural development,
cross-linguistic and
cross-cultural communication, language policy and language planning,
language contact
and language change, linguistic context and linguistic variation, language
development in
the digital era, language diversity
 Panels: L2 sociolinguistics, gender studies, language and the human
rights, functional
linguistics, urban linguistics
3. Foreign Language Teaching Theory and Practice: L2 acquisition/SLA,
content-based instruction, multi-/cross-cultural issues in English
education, technology and English education, and other relevant topics
4. ESP Research and Teaching: technical writing, corpus resources, English
for vocational
innovations in ESP curriculum design, international/inter-cultural
communication, trends and challenges in English for specific purposes
5. Translation Studies: translation theory and practice, translation
teaching and programming
 Panels: translation studies programming, polysystem studies, Benjamin in
Chinese and/or
         otherwise, auto-lingual translation studies
6. Themes otherwise proposed are welcome. Please send proposals to the Host.
Official Languages: English and Chinese
Important Dates:
1. Abstract Due: Please submit your less-than-200-words abstract and
Author/s Information
Form on WORD to by March 1, 2009. Please indicate
“2009 NTUT Conference Abstract” as “Subject” in your email. Submissions
can be either in English or Chinese.
2. Acceptance Notification: March 15, 2009
3. Full Paper Due: Please send your full paper prepared in the APA or
Language style on
                 WORD to by September 30, 2009, and
please indicate “2009 NTUT Conference Full Paper” as “Subject” in your email.
4. Post-Conference Publication: Refereed theme papers will be prepared
into publication/s.
5. Contact: Department of English, National Taipei University of Technology
TEL: 886-2-27712171, exts. 3901 & 3902; Email:

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