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LINGUIST List 20.1124

Fri Mar 27 2009

Calls: Applied Ling/Philippines

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Isabel Martin, 14th English in South East Asia Conference

Message 1: 14th English in South East Asia Conference
Date: 27-Mar-2009
From: Isabel Martin <esea2009admu.edu.ph>
Subject: 14th English in South East Asia Conference
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Full Title: 14th English in South East Asia Conference
Short Title: 14th ESEA

Date: 26-Nov-2009 - 28-Nov-2009
Location: Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines
Contact Person: Isabel Martin
Meeting Email: esea2009admu.edu.ph
Web Site: http://www.ateneo.edu/index.php?p=2487

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 30-Jun-2009

Meeting Description:

On 26 to 28 November 2009, the Philippines plays host, through the Ateneo de
Manila University, to the 14th English in South East Asia (ESEA) Conference.
This conference carries the theme "English Changing: Implications for policy,
teaching, and research."

Second Call for Papers

The 14th ESEA Conference
26-28 November 2009
Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

English Changing: Implications for policy, teaching and research

Educators today face the challenge of teaching learners who need different
Englishes for diverse purposes--all while English and its uses are themselves
also changing. These changes raise new questions for policy, teaching and
research. How should governments and educational systems respond? In what ways
should classrooms change? What kinds of research are needed given these new

The 14th ESEA conference aims to provide a venue for the discussion of these
issues from a variety of perspectives and for stimulating new work in these areas.

The ESEA conference series is the result of collaboration between the National
Institute of Education (Singapore), the University of Malaya (Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia), the University of Brunei Darussalam, Curtin University (Perth,
Australia), Ateneo de Manila University (Quezon City, the Philippines), Hong
Kong Institute of Education (Hong Kong, China), Sanata Dharma University
(Yogyakarta, Indonesia) , King Mongkut's University of Technology (Thonburi,
Thailand), and Waikato University (New Zealand).

- The relationship of English and other languages in education, workplace, and
- The systems for language education and the improvement of their capacities
- The way research and teaching informs policy

- The practice of teaching in light of new Englishes and various contexts of use
- The materials, media, and curricula appropriate for teaching and learning
- The transformation of teacher education and development

- The challenges presented by the South East Asian context to received knowledge
about language teaching
- The applicability of different research paradigms for investigating various
issues in English language teaching
- The connections between different strands of research in English language teaching

Presentation Format
20-minute paper presentation followed by a 10-minute discussion

All proposals for paper presentations must include the following information:
- Name of the proponent
- Institutional affiliation
- Contact details (email address, mailing address, telephone number)
- Biodata of 50-75 words
- Title of the paper
- Abstract of 100-150 words

All proposals must be submitted by 30 June 2009. Proponents will receive an
acknowledgement letter from the organizers beginning 31 July 2009.

Contact details
Email proposals to Isabel Pefianco Martin, head of the Program Committee, at the
following contact details:
Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University
Katipunan Road, Loyola Heights, Quezon City
1108 Philippines
Telefax (632) 426-6120
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