24 Sep 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS

Foreign language teaching seems to have gained unprecedented importance in the fast shrinking modern global village. Better ways of communication have widened the cross-cultural contacts of individuals and groups.  This is why the number of foreign languages being learnt in Pakistan seems to have increased.  Besides, teaching modern Internet savvy learners of languages in an age of information technology means dealing with new challenges and tools in language teaching.   This conference focuses not only issues related to language pedagogy but also tries to explore aspects of sociolinguistics and other branches of linguistics.  what researchers of linguistics can do to address  social problems related to language such language conflicts which claim many lives. In order to discuss these and other such issues of applied linguistics, sociolinguistics and other areas of linguistics, the English department of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur is organizing the First International Conference on Linguistics and Language Teaching. The conference is scheduled to be held in November 2013.  The aim of the conference is to boost research on linguistics and language teaching in Pakistan by providing a broad and multi-disciplinary platform to the national and international researchers to discuss the recent findings of their studies in linguistics and language teaching. The event will provide an exciting opportunity to build academic relationships and explore possibilities and capabilities of research collaboration on national and international levels. You are cordially invited to send abstracts of your papers at iubconference2013@gmail.com by October 15, 2013. Abstracts should not exceed 250 words (for thirty-minute presentations). Abstracts should be sent as attachments in MS Word format. Do not forget to include your biographical details in the body of the email. Abstracts are invited in any area of linguistics but we especially welcome those that deal with areas listed on the next page. The conference offers multiple modes of presentation: oral, poster, virtual and video conferencing. Selected papers will be published in the book of the proceedings of the conference.



9 comments:

  1. That's really a wonderful and useful opportunity for all of us to participate this effective event.No doubt.

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  2. Thanks Alamgir and be ready for participation

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  3. Great oppurtunity for all of us. Best of luck

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  4. We invite all the M.Phil scholars of DGKhan to participate the event and learn research skills from the experts from all over the world. A golden learning opportunity.

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  5. a very good start for new comers....

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  6. Hats off to Prof. Dr. Mamuna Ghani, the founder of linguistics in Bahawalpur region.. :)

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  7. Your comments justify our decision to bring our conference on the interactive Web 2.0 technology of blogging

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