PERMANENCE AND CHANGE - PROPOSALS 15th MAY / CONFERENCE 13th and 14th AUGUST 2009
3rd Annual International ACSA Conference
PERMANENCE AND CHANGE: THE ROLES OF CULTURE AND LANGUAGE
Bangkok, Thailand, 13-14 August 2009
CALL FOR PAPERS
ACSA seeks to provide a forum in which a broad spectrum of issues in Asian cultures and languages can be researched and critically discussed. It seeks to offer opportunities for interdisciplinary studies and an arena for in depth exchanges of the cultural dynamics of Asia today. The scope is international and the commitment is to further dynamic understanding among and about Asia today. ACSA welcomes all scholars, graduate students and interested persons in Asian cultures and languages.
We invite abstracts of papers and proposals for panel discussions on the conference theme or on any of the following suggested topic areas:
Film and Media Studies in Asia, Creative Writing in the Expression of Asian Values and Identities, New Approaches to Reading and Teaching Literatures in English, Defining and Redefining International English, Linguistic and Cultural Diversities in Asian Societies, The Impact of Religion in Changing Social Values, New Social and Cultural Discourses in English Language Education, Translation and Interpretation Studies in Asian Contexts, Comparative Cultural Studies, The Impact of New Media Technologies on Intercultural Communication. Second and Multiple Language Acquisition in Bilingual and Multi-lingual Societies…
Abstracts of papers 150-300 words and panel sessions 300-500 words in English, accompanied by a brief bio-note in English of the presenter(s) with contact information for the lead person should be made to the conference organizer. The deadline for submission for international presentations is May 15, 2009. All submissions will be carefully reviewed and notification of results will be made within two weeks of receipt. Domestic proposals will be considered until June 15, 2009. All proposals should be submitted to the conference organizer Dr Katarzyna Ancuta at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com .
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr Yasukata YANO, Professor of Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan and President of the Japan Association for Teaching Language and Culture.
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