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Fourth International Conference on Research into the Didactics of Translation
2018-06-20 to 2018-06-22
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra (Spain)

PACTE (Process of Acquisition of Translation Competence and Evaluation) is organising the Fourth International Conference on Research into the Didactics of Translation (didTRAD), which will be held at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2022 June 2018.

This conference aims to provide a forum for researchers in the field of translator training. The conference topics are:

  1. Teaching translation: introduction to translation; legal translation; scientific-technical translation; literary translation; audiovisual translation; localization; inverse translation, etc.
  2. Teaching interpreting: simultaneous interpreting; consecutive interpreting, community interpreting, etc.
  3. Teaching technologies for translators and interpreters.
  4. Teaching language for translators and interpreters (L1 and L2).
  5. Cross-cutting aspects of curriculum design: tutorials, final-year dissertations, placements, etc. link

20th International Congress of Linguists
2018-07-02 to 2018-07-06
Cape Town, South Africa
The congress is to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre between the 2nd to the 6th of July 2018. The hosts are CIPL (Comité International Permanent des Linguistes), the LSSA (Linguistics Society of Southern Africa) and UCT (the University of Cape Town). The Congress is held every five years, and is meant to showcase current developments in Linguistics. The Congress will run over five days, have a plenary panel on linguistics in South Africa, nine plenary speakers covering a range of major sub-fields, 10 paper sessions each with its own focus speaker, up to 30 workshops, and several poster sessions. While speakers and topics are drawn from a wide international pool, ICL 20 will take the additional opportunity of showcasing African language research. It will also cover applied linguistic areas of research of vital importance to the African continent and the 21st century at large, with a special extended session on Multilingualism, Education, Policy and Development.

http://www.icl20capetown.comexternal link

2018-09-05 to 2018-09-08
University of Münster, Germany
The European Second Language Association (EuroSLA) is a society for people with a research interest in second languages. EuroSLA has grown from small beginnings to become a large international group of scholars. We welcome new members whatever your nationality, your geographical location or your theoretical and methodological preferences. Our annual conferences are organised by members of the society in different European countries each year. EuroSLA conferences aim to bring together researchers from different disciplines who investigate the acquisition, use, and processing of language in situations where more than one language is involved. The German and English Departments in association with the Centre for Multilingualism and Language Acquisition at the University of Münster are happy to welcome you all to EuroSLA 28 from 5 until 8 September 2018 in Münster (Westfalen), Germany. Do not hesitate to contact us via email: eurosla [at] link

11th International Conference of the Spanish Cognitive Linguistics Association (AELCO)
2018-10-17 to 2018-10-19
University of Córdoba (Spain)

The Organizing Committee of the 11th AELCO International Conference is pleased to invite you to this new edition, which will take place on the 17–19 October 2018 at the University of Córdoba (Spain).

The deadline to submit the abstracts of approved theme sessions has equally been extended to 10 April 10 2018.

We would like to invite you to submit your contributions to the General Session of our conference on topics included in, or related to, the theme of this edition, Cognitive linguistic  research in metonymy, metaphor, constructions and frames: Scope, models and methods. However, AELCO/SCOLA's conferences aim to serve as a forum for discussion of any topic within the field of cognitive linguistics; therefore, we also invite proposals on other traditional topics in cognitive linguistics.

Our plenary speakers are:

Proposals will be written in one of the two of the languages of the conference (English or Spanish) and sent in pdf format (maximum 500 words, including examples but excluding figures and references), no later than April 10th 2018. They should contain the following information:

1) Type of presentation (oral or poster).
2) Title
3) Five keywords
4) Abstract (specifying research questions, methodology, data and expected  results)*

* Please avoid including the names, affiliations or addresses of the authors of the presentation. For further important submission instructions please to go to: link

Second International Symposium on Indigenous Languages and Cultures of Latin America
2018-10-25 to 2018-10-28
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

The Second Symposium on Indigenous Languages and Cultures of Latin America (ILCLA), organized in conjunction with the Fourth Symposium on Teaching and Learning Indigenous Languages of Latin America (STLILLA 2018) brings together instructors, practitioners, activists, indigenous leaders, scholars and learners who study indigenous languages and cultures of Latin America and the Caribbean.

This international symposium engages participants in a hemispheric dialogue and also serves as a permanent forum for networking and exchanging ideas, experiences and research on methodological, theoretical, pedagogical, and practical issues from inter and trans-disciplinary perspectives. This forum will enable professionals from around the world to interact with leading experts in the fields of education, language policy and planning, linguistics, cultural studies, ethnomusicology, anthropology, informatics, and other disciplines. Through different venues such as keynotes presentations, panels, round tables, interactive workshops, poster sessions, and technological tool showcases, this symposium will contribute to the teaching and learning, dissemination and preservation, study and advancement of indigenous languages and cultures of the region.

Confirmed keynote speakers include Gaspar Pedro González, Maya author and scholar, and Dan Everett, linguist and Dean of Arts & Sciences at Bentley University. 

https://clas.osu.eduexternal link

Second Language Research Forum 2018
2018-10-26 to 2018-10-28
Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada

The Second Language Research Forum is an annual conference organized by graduate students for scholars interested in second language research.

Researchers in this growing interdisciplinary field study issues related second language acquisition from a variety of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives.

SLRF 2018 will focus on the Contribution of Cognitive Science to Second Language Research. Abstracts for SLRF 2018 are accepted in English and in French.


Abstracts can be submitted from 15 February 2018 until 15 April 2018.

Abstracts for SLRF 2018 are accepted in English and in French. link

2018-11-09 to 2018-11-11
University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM, USA
The High Desert Linguistics Society (HDLS) is pleased to announce our 13th biennial conference, HDLS 13. The conference will take place November 9–11, 2018 at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico. HDLS 13 will focus on functional linguistic research in cognition, typology, sociolinguistics, indigenous languages, and signed languages.This conference will also highlight interdisciplinary research from the point of view of psychology, anthropology, education, and computer science, among others. link

II International Conference on Language and Migration (2CILEI-18)
2018-11-28 to 2018-11-29
Universidad de Alcalá, Madrid, Spain

The II International Conference on Language and Migration (2CILEI-18) will be held at the University of Alcalá from 29 to 30 November 2018.

The  2CILEI-18 aims to be a forum of debate and analysis on the study of the relations between language and society where linguistic contact takes place as a result of migratory movements, with special consideration to how migration develops or favours the socio-linguistic integration process. The present call is open to the research community in general, and more specifically, to those who carry out their research in the field of migration from different yet complementary perspectives: linguistics, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, teaching a second language and translation.

The Conference accepts communications related to migration in the following thematic areas: link

ICLaVE|10: 10th International Conference on Language Variation in Europe
2019-06-26 to 2019-06-28
Fryske Akademy, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

The International Conference on Language Variation in Europe, ICLaVE, is the most important international forum for research in the area of language variation in Europe. It aims at bringing together scholars of languages or language varieties spoken in Europe, with the purpose of discussing empirical, methodological and theoretical issues in the study of language variation and change.


Abstracts for panel sessions can be submitted until 20 August 2018.

Abstracts for individual papers and posters can be submitted until 20 October 2018.

Abstracts for ICLaVE|10 are accepted in English. link