Tuesday, 17 February 2015


Dear all,
This is just a reminder that the deadline for abstract submission for presentations at the fourth combined conference of the Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA), the Applied Linguistics Association of New Zealand (ALANZ) and Association for Language Testing and Assessment of Australia and New Zealand (ALTAANZ) to be held in Adelaide from Monday 30 November to Wednesday 2 December 2015 is next week (28 February 2015). The conference will be hosted by the Research Centre for Languages and Cultures at the University of South Australia.
The conference theme is "Learning in a multilingual world".
Confirmed plenary speakers are:
Lourdes Ortega (Georgetown University)
Li Wei (Birkbeck College)
Amy Tsui (Hong Kong University)
Constant Leung (King’s College London)
Jonathan Newton (Victoria University of Wellington)
We invite proposals for individual papers, colloquia and posters. The deadline for submitting abstracts is 28 February 2015.
Please click here for more information on the Call For Papers and submission process (or go to https://www.conveneit.com/secure/onsite/linguistics_dec_15/)

Symposium on Second Language Writing 2015

Symposium on Second Language Writing 2015 (SSLW 2015)
19-21 November 2015 - AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand
Learning to write for academic purposes: Advancing theory, research and practice
See conference website for a full statement of the theme: http://sslw.asu.edu/2015
Keynote Speakers
Ken Hyland (The University of Hong Kong)
Rosa Manchon (university of Murcia, Spain)
Paul Kei Matsuda (Arizona State University, USA)
Other Plenary Speakers
Dana Ferris (University of California, USA)
Brian Paltridge (Sydney University, Australia)
Chris Tardy (University of Arizona, USA)
Neomy Storch (Melbourne University, Australia)
John Bitchener (AUT University, New Zealand)
Jenny Hammond (Sydney University of Technology, Australia)
Tony Silva (Purdue University, USA)
Icy Lee (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Rosemary Wette (Auckland University, New Zealand)
Call for Papers
The Call for Papers is now open and will close on 27 February 2015.
See website for further details: http://sslw.asu.edu/2015
Registration opens 13 February 2015
Earlybird registration closes 1 May 2015