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PRISEAL 4 2018 Publishing and Presenting Research Internationally: Issues for Speakers of English as an Additional Language
2018-09-14 to 2018-09-16
Reykjavík, Iceland
PRISEAL 4 2018 Publishing and Presenting Research Internationally: Issues for Speakers of English as an Additional Language Hosted by the Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute for Languages, University of Iceland Conference dates: 14 – 16 September, 2018 The conference theme – Research and Practice: Moving Forward– is designed to encourage contributions from the widest possible range of scholars and practitioners involved in academic publishing and English for Research Publication Purposes. Submissions are due by 1 February 2018 for 20-minute papers or colloquia with 3-6 papers in the form of 300-word abstracts per presentation. For submission and registration information, please see the conference website: http://vigdis.hi.is/priseal_2018 Aiming at a better understanding of how research supports practice of users of English as an Additional Language, we invite submissions from journal publishers, editors and reviewers; authors and translators; teachers, materials writers and course designers for English for Research Publication Purposes; and scholars within humanities and social science fields including applied linguistics. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: • academic publishing issues (e.g. advantages and limitations of open-access vs. commercial publishers; predatory journals and publishers) • the geopolitics of academic writing (e.g. dominance of English, English as a Lingua Franca) • academic ethics from a cross-cultural perspective (e.g. plagiarism and academic integrity) • the process of writing for publication • translation and editing in the academic context • assessing and teaching English for research and publication purposes • peer-review in intercultural and multilingual contexts Confirmed Plenary Speakers: Karen Englander, York University, Ontario. Anna Kristina Hultgren, Open University. Hafdís Ingvarsdóttir, University of Iceland. Invited colloquia hosted by: Margaret Cargill and Sally Burgess M.J. Curry and Theresa Lillis Karen Englander, James Corcoran and Laura Muresan Kristina Hultgren and Birna Arnbjörnsdóttir

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