Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Southeast Asian Language: New Directions (deadline extended)

Call for Proposals for Presentations/Posters/Roundtables
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
September 8-10, 2017


All Southeast Asian language teaching professionals are invited to submit proposals for presentations, posters, or roundtables focused on innovations, curriculum development, and research on pedagogy and assessment for Burmese, Filipino, Indonesian, Khmer, Thai, Vietnamese and/or other Southeast Asian languages. Topics of interests include (but are not limited to): language structure, acquisition, methodology, technology, instruction strategies, content-based lessons, or heritage language learners.
See the NEW conference website: https://agh955.wixsite.com/sealangconference for details.

Prospective presenters and conference participants must complete the application and pre-registration FORM. Abstracts of 300-500 words must follow the guidelines below and should include a title, the language(s) being addressed, and a short description of the purpose and content of the proposed poster, presentation, or roundtable. Travel funding may be available.

The main text of the poster should be in English except for illustrations on the teaching/research language(s).
  • Poster session participants place materials such as pictures, data, graphs, diagrams and narrative text on boards that are usually 4 x 8 feet
  • Presenters of a poster will be expected to be in attendance on Saturday, September 9 2017 in order to explain their poster and to hand out any supplemental materials they may have prepared.
  • Paper presentations/talks should be 20 minutes long and must be in English except for examples presented in the talk or in audio-visuals
  • Presentations will be scheduled across all three days of the conference and may be group thematically or by language
  • Roundtable proposals may submitted by individuals or groups of language professionals
  • Please indicate in the abstract if the topic is intended to address a language-specific topic and audience, or if it is a thematic discussion that cuts across more than one Southeast Asian language.
Important Dates
Deadline for Abstract submission: June 15, 2017
Notification of Acceptance: July 8, 2017

Conference Dates: September 8-10, 2017

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