SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS
Cutting Edges Research: Competing Discourses
A conference for those researching in the fields of applied linguistics, TESOL, modern languages, intercultural communication and education
Friday 6th July 2012
Department of English and Language Studies
Canterbury Christ Church University
Ben Rampton, King's College, London
Adrian Holliday, Canterbury Christ Church University
This year's Cutting Edges conference will be a free one-day event devoted to competing discourses in applied linguistics research.
We are seeking papers that critically engage in current debates in applied linguistics research. In the area of 'competing discourses', one might consider issues to do with: post-modern and critical perspectives; validity and truth; subjectivity and the role of the researcher; and creative engagement with data collection and analysis.
We welcome papers addressing these issues in the following areas:
* Culture, communication and identity;
* Politics, society and language;
* Classrooms, teachers and students;
* Language learning, acquisition and use;
* Institutional and professional life.
Papers will be 20 minutes plus ten minutes for discussion. However, we will consider proposals for discussion forums
Please email your name, affiliation, title, plus an abstract of 150 words to: Cutting Edges at [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> .
Deadline for abstracts: Monday 21st May, 2012
Further details about the conference will be available soon on our website:
Dr Christopher Anderson
Senior Lecturer in Language and Communication Department of English and Language Studies Faculty of Arts and Humanities Canterbury Christ Church University Canterbury CT1 1QU England [log in to unmask]
Tel: 01227 767700 Ext. 2024
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