LINGUIST List 16.1134

Sat Apr 09 2005

Calls: Applied Ling/English/Nigeria; Applied Ling/USA

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        1.    Segun Awonusi, 22nd Nigeria English Studies Association Conference
        2.    Charles Combs, Second Language Research Forum

Message 1: 22nd Nigeria English Studies Association Conference

Date: 08-Apr-2005
From: Segun Awonusi <>
Subject: 22nd Nigeria English Studies Association Conference

Full Title: 22nd Nigeria English Studies Association Conference
Short Title: NESA 2005

Date: 07-Sep-2005 - 10-Sep-2005
Location: Obafemi University Ile Ife, Nigeria
Contact Person: Kehinde Yusuf
Meeting Email:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (ENG)

Call Deadline: 28-Jul-2005

Meeting Description:

THEME: English and the Challenges of Literacy in the 21st Century

WORKSHOP: Literacy Enhancement for Teachers Of English

Papers are welcome from the following sub themes: Literacy in English studies
and research, English language awareness and literacy empowerment, Pedagogy and
literacy acquisition in English, English, literacy and multilingualism,
Literature in English and English Language competence, English, culture and
literacy development, English media and literacy, English studies and computer
literacy, English and the attainment of sustainable development.

There will be a one day teacher's forum for secondary school teachers

The keynotes speaker is Professor Steve Homstein, Department of Techer Training
and Curriculum development, Saint Claude University, Minneapolis, U.S.A.

the deadline for submission of papers abstracts is July 29 2005

NESA is the umbrella organisation for practitioners of English Language and
Literature (Teachers, researchers and Lecturers) in Nigeria

Message 2: Second Language Research Forum

Date: 08-Apr-2005
From: Charles Combs <>
Subject: Second Language Research Forum

Full Title: Second Language Research Forum
Short Title: SLRF

Date: 07-Oct-2005 - 09-Oct-2005
Location: New York, NY, United States of America
Contact Person: Charles Combs
Meeting Email:
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Apr-2005

Meeting Description:

This conference is devoted specifically to exploring interfaces between SLA
research and second language instruction. Colloquia, individual papers, and
posters are therefore solicited which, from a variety of perspectives,
investigate SLA as it relates to various aspects of second language instruction
ranging from classroom practices to syllabus design, material development,
curriculum development, policy making, and assessment.

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