The Eighth International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF8): Conceptualization and Pedagogical Solutions
Call for papers
The Organising Committee of ELF8, to be held in Beijing between 25 and 27 August 2015, invites proposals for presentations in any ELF related areas including but not limited to:
- Conceptualising ELF - Describing ELF - Approaches and Methodologies of ELF - ELF: Attitudes, Identity and Voices - ELF, Culture and Society - ELF and Language Policy - ELF and Language Education - ELF and Translation/Interpreting - ELF in Different Contexts
Keynote speakers - Jennifer Jenkins (University of Southampton) - Anna Mauranen (University of Helsinki) - Wei Li (University of London) - Qiufang Wen (Beijing Foreign Studies University)
Types of presentations Proposals are invited for paper presentations and poster presentations.
The paper presentation discusses and describes the presenter’s complete or on-going work in relation to theory, empirical research or practice. Each presentation will be given 15 minutes duration plus 10 minutes for questions.
The poster presentation enables presenters to post their ideas/thoughts/ materials/data on a notice board and answer queries/ respond to comments from interested conference participants. Poster sessions will be scheduled as part of the conference programme. Specific guidelines for poster presentations will be sent together with the acceptance notice.
Your abstracts must be submitted online at: http://elf.celea.org.cn/2015
Please provide a title and an abstract of no more than 250 words to indicate the central issues that you wish to address. You can choose either paper presentation or poster presentation.
New abstract submission closes on March 31, 2015. Confirmation of receipt of your submission will be sent automatically and notification of acceptance will be sent by the end of April 2015.
Please visit the ELF8 conference website http://elf.celea.org.cn/2015 for further information or direct any enquiry to the conference e-mail address: elf8 at fltrp.com .
We are looking forward to seeing you in Beijing.
The ELF8 organising committee
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