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Facing Present, Past and Future. 4th International BAAHE Conference from 1 to 3 December 2011
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University College Brussels & BAAHE
FACING PRESENT, PAST AND FUTURE
4TH INTERNATIONAL BAAHE CONFERENCE
1-3 December 2011
University College Brussels, Belgium
The Belgian Association of Anglicists in Higher Education (BAAHE) is organising its fourth international conference from 1 to 3 December 2011 at the Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (University College Brussels), Belgium. Celebrating the association’s 30th anniversary, the interdisciplinary conference Facing Present, Past and Future aims to map the various ways researchers deal with the challenges they are faced with in the research fields of English Linguistics, English Literature, Translation and Interpretation Studies and ELT. Approaches and topics for papers include but are not limited to the suggestions below. Note that contributions that explore interfaces between these disciplines are particularly encouraged.
- Facing the Other: historical representations of otherness in literatures in English
Translation and Interpretation Studies
- Facing the tradition: role of translations in the development of a literary tradition or canon
- Face and politeness from a synchronic as well as a diachronic perspective
- Face-to-face communication in ELT: from traditional classroom discourse to innovative virtual communication
Submission of abstracts
Abstracts of up to 500 words (excluding bibliography) should be submitted through the conference website (www.hubrussel.be/baahe2011) before 1 July 2011. Care should be taken that authors’ names or affiliations are not mentioned in the abstract. Abstracts should be in .doc or .txt format. Authors are allowed to submit a maximum of two abstracts if at least one of these is co-authored. Proposals for posters are equally welcome. All submitted abstracts will be peer-reviewed.
Accepted paper presentations will be allocated 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for discussion.
Notification of acceptance: mid-July 2011.
Selected proceedings will be published in the international, peer-reviewed journal English Text Construction.
First call for papers: 20 March 2011
The conference will be hosted at the city campus of the University College Brussels (Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel), situated in the historical centre of Brussels and within walking distance of Brussels Central Railway Station, which has convenient train connections to and from Brussels Airport, London, Paris and other major European cities. Further information can be found on http://www.hubrussel.be/eCache/IEE/13/250.html.