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FYI: Leipzig Lectures on Language 2021—Combinatorics

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Leipzig Lectures on Language 2021—Combinatorics Leipzig Lectures on Language 2021 is a novel series of online talks on combinatorics in language, where visions in theoretical and experimental linguistics are discussed in combination with cutting-edge empirical methods. The term combinatorics is used here as a cover term for the many definitions of combinatorial processes in the psycho- and neurolinguistics literature including compositionality, combination, composition, binding, merge, blendi

FYI: Coaching Teachers of English Learners: Concepts and Practice

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Coaching Teachers of English Learners: Concepts and Practice Call for Proposals for Chapters and Case Studies International volume on coaching teachers of English Learners in inclusive classrooms. English as a second, heritage, and foreign language contexts apply. Coaching teachers with English learners in their inclusive classrooms is gaining ground. As more school districts and other institutions choose EL coaching as job-embedded support for their general education teachers and facul

FYI: Kirsty Graham & Daniela O'Neill at the Gestures Talk Series (June 21st, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST)

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Dear all, we are happy to announce the next two talks in our Gestures Online Series: Speaker: Kirsty Graham (University of St Andrews) Title: Meaning & Context in Great Ape Gestures Date & Time: Monday, June 21st, 14:00 - 15:30 CEST (UTC+2) and Speaker: Daniela O'Neill (University of Waterloo) Title: How gestures can more sensitively reveal pragmatic communication and comprehension skills in 2- to 5-year-old children Date & Time: Monday, June 21st, 16:00 - 17:30 CEST (UTC+2)

Books: World Englishes at the Grassroots

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Explores the growth of Englishes in a range of multilingual contexts * Cutting edge case studies draw on spoken data from Uganda, Zanzibar, South Africa, Bahrain, China, Bangladesh, Germany, Italy and the UK * Focuses on the speakers and the uses of English at the grassroots * Examines ethical aspects of pursuing research involving vulnerable communities * Includes an introduction by Christiane Meierkord and Edgar W. Schneider which defines and delineates the topic, c

Review: Learning Spaces for Inclusion and Social Justice

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SUMMARY ‘Learning Spaces for Inclusion and Social Justice: Success Stories from Immigrant Students and School Communities in Four Nordic Countries’ is an edited volume (eds. Hanna Ragnarsdóttir and Lars Anders Kulbrandstad), and is the result of a three-year research project conducted in various European countries (Iceland, Norway, Finland, Sweden and Denmark). The book is divided in 8 sections, along with a foreword and an introduction, all united by the common theme of social justice. In th

Jobs: CLA Position in Linguistics with Specialization in Phonology, McMaster University

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Area of specialization: phonology and experimental/laboratory phonology; expertise in morphology would be an asset. Areas of competence: At the time of appointment, applicants should have a Ph.D. in linguistics, with evidence of strong teaching performance and research productivity. The focus of the position is on teaching. Courses to be taught will include a selection from the following, aligning with the candidate’s expertise -- undergraduate and graduate phonology, a lab seminar on experimen


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Call for Papers: Conference Main Topics: - Multilingual Education: theories and practices and CLIL; - Language Policy Planning and its Importance from the perspective of Multicultural Education and Second Language Teaching; - Second/Foreign Language Teaching Methods and Strategies; - The key issues surrounding Intercultural/multicultural Education; - Distance/Online Teaching and Multimedia and Second Language Teaching/Acquisition; - Classroom management for divers

Calls: Getting Social in Language Class: Language Acquisition through Social Media

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Call for Papers: You may submit your proposal for a 15-20-minute paper presentation here: Your proposal should include an abstract of no more than 300 words, a title of no more than 100 characters, and a short biography about you, the presenter/s. The submission deadline is September 30, 2021.

Calls: Northeast Modern Language Association

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Call for Papers: Link to all session calls for papers: Abstract submissions accepted June 15 to September 30!

Calls: Conceptualising Violation as Protection

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Call for Papers: We cordially invite presentations for a digital conference on September 30, 2021. We would like you to share your presentation (approx. 20 minutes) two weeks prior to the conference, allowing for interactive discussion panels and roundtables to explore our ideas in more detail. The deadline for abstracts is July 31, 2021. Abstracts should not exceed 350 words (excl. references and title) and be submitted to The subject hea

Calls: Change of State Verbs – Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives

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Call for Papers: We invite submissions of anonymous abstracts from both theoretical or empirical perspectives by August 1, 2021. Authors should submit 1-page abstracts (including references) in a 12 point font (e.g. Times New Roman) in PDF-format to: Questions regarding the workshop will be received at the same mail. Talks will be given 30 or 60 minute slots including discussion, depending on the program. Please specify your preferred length

Confs: 36th Annual Conference of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics

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Program Information: We are happy to announce the program of IATL 36, to take place remotely at Bar Ilan University July 11- July 13 2021. The program is available at our website There is no conference fee, but you need to register in order to get Zoom links, which will be sent to you by email a few days before the conference. The registration form is here We are looking forward to seeing you at the

Jobs: NCELP Research Fellow, University of York

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The University of York is seeking to appoint a post-doctoral Research Fellow (a Senior Post-Doc), funded by the University of York, Language Learning, and the UK Government's Department for Education, to consolidate and extend the research and evaluation programme associated with the activities of NCELP (the National Centre for Excellence in Language Pedagogy). We are looking for an outstanding researcher with the experience and ability to: - produce research and impact in the area of foreign la

Calls: 9th Southern African Microlinguistics Workshop

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Second Call for Papers: SAMWOP 9 will be a hybrid physical-online workshop, with talks delivered both in-person and via an online platform. We invite abstracts for long presentations (40-minute talks followed by 20 minutes of discussion) and also for short presentations (20-minute talks followed by 10 minutes of discussion, earmarked for students) on any aspect of the phonetics, phonology, morphology, and/or syntax of one or more southern African language(s). This year, we are als

Confs: Forms and representations in phonology: in honour of Bob Ladd

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Program Information: We are pleased to announce that the pre-recorded presentations for the PaPE Satellite Workshop “Forms and Representations in Phonology: In Honour Of Bob Ladd” are now available to view: *Please note that the presentations will not be screened during the workshop, attendees should view them in advance.* The workshop itself, which takes place from 14:00-16:00 CET Wednesday, 23 June, will begin with an overview of Bob’s contribu

Calls: New Zealand Discourse Conference #8

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Call for Papers: The conference welcomes diversity in theoretical and analytical approaches. Suggested areas of interest include: - Political discourse - Communication in bicultural and multicultural contexts - Discourse and identity - Language, gender and sexuality - Leadership discourse - Corpus approaches to discourse analysis - Multimodal discourse analysis - Narrative, stance and positioning - Life stories - Media discourse - Interpretive

Jobs: Full Professor & Director of the Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics (ZAS), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

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The Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics (ZAS) and the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU) invite applications for a Full Professorship for “General Linguistics” (W3-S) at the Faculty of Language, Literature and Humanities, Department of German Studies and Linguistics (IdSL) combined with the position of Director of the Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics (ZAS). The position is to be filled starting October 1, 2022. The appointment will be made via a joint procedure of the ZAS and HU with a reduce

Calls: Language Pathology

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Second Call for Papers: Submissions of abstracts related to the above objectives of the special session on Language Pathology are welcomed at ExLing 2021:

Calls: Language Education

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Second Call for Papers: Submissions of abstracts related to the above objectives of the special session on Language Education are welcomed at ExLing 2021:

FYI: Editorial Change JB Journal, Metaphor and the Social World (MSW)

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John Benjamins is pleased to announce that as of Issue 11.2 (2021), Aletta G. Dorst (Leiden University), Susan Nacey (Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences) and Dennis Tay (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) will succeed Alice Deignan (University of Leeds) as Editors of the journal Metaphor and the Social World. The journal Metaphor and the Social World aims to provide a forum for researchers to share with each other, and with potential research users, work that explores aspects o


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