1st Annual International Conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact
1st Annual International Conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact, 23-24 November, 2011
The Moroccan Culture Research Group
Faculty of Letters & Human Sciences
El Jadida, Morocco
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Moroccan Culture Research Group (MCRG) at the Faculty of Letters & Human Sciences
El Jadida is organizing its 1st. International conference on Cultures and Languages in Contact, 23-24 November, 2011.
The main goal of this symposium is to bring together scholars working on some of the issues that are being addressed within the context of languages, culture, and intercultural communication. Specifically, the symposium seeks to provide an overview of the state-of-the-art, explore new directions and emerging trends in cultures and languages.
Thematic areas include (but are not confined to):
1. Language, Culture and Identity
2. Cultural Representation & Cultural Translation
3. Literacy & Ethnography
4. Language Policy and Planning
5. Multilingualism and Education
6. Intercultural Communication & Globalization
7. Intercultural Rhetoric & Discourse
Presentations will be allowed 20 minutes plus an additional 10 minutes for discussion. Please submit a 250-word abstract by 30th of June 2011 to Pr. Abdelkader Sabil (firstname.lastname@example.org). Abstracts should include: Title of Paper, Family Name (s), First Name (s), Institutional Affiliation, Current Position, an email address and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of your submission.
Notifications of acceptance will be sent out on July 30th. 2011.
Selected papers will be published in Special Volumes of Conference Proceedings.
The conference registration fee is 50 Euros, covering access to all sessions, 2 lunches, coffee breaks and conference materials. Special arrangements will be made with local hotels for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate.