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International Journal of Learner Corpus Research: call for papers

The International Journal of Learner Corpus Research (IJLCR) is a forum for researchers who collect, annotate, and analyse computer learner corpora and/or use them to investigate topics in Second Language Acquisition and linguistic theory in general, inform foreign language teaching, develop learner-corpus-informed tools (e.g. courseware, proficiency tests, dictionaries and grammars) or conduct natural language processing … Continue reading International Journal of Learner Corpus Research: call for papers

Call for Papers: Language Assessment in Canada

Call for Papers – Special Issue of TESL Canada Journal, Fall 2015: Language Assessment in Canada: Critical Issues and Research Agenda DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 1, 2015 Guest Editor: Liying Cheng, PhD, Professor of Language Assessment and Evaluation Assessment plays a central role in schooling, postsecondary education, workplace, and professional certification. Assessment results are utilized … Continue reading Call for Papers: Language Assessment in Canada

Fellowships available at Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan, Oslo University

At MultiLing Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan, there are two fellowships now available, starting in August 2015: one postdoctoral fellowship and one doctoral fellowship: http://uio.easycruit.com/vacancy/1328885/99933?iso=no http://uio.easycruit.com/vacancy/1328853/99933?iso=no The fellowships are part of the research project Family Language Policy in Multilingual Transcultural Families (MultiFam). Projects addressing MultiLing’s three research themes are relevant: multilingual competence, … Continue reading Fellowships available at Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan, Oslo University

4th Barcelona Summer School on Bilingualism and Multilingualism, September 14-17, Pompeu Fabra University

We are announcing the 4th Barcelona Summer School on Bilingualism and Multilingualism held September 14-17 at Pompeu Fabra University. Date: 14-17 September 2015 Invited speakers and modules: Lera Boroditsky (University of California, Santa Barbara): How do the languages we speak shape the ways we think? Annick de Houwer (University of Erfurt): Studying the input in … Continue reading 4th Barcelona Summer School on Bilingualism and Multilingualism, September 14-17, Pompeu Fabra University

Workshop on Reliability and Validity in SLA Research, June 11-12, 2015, Universitat de Barcelona

The doctoral students in the Applied Linguistics PhD Program at the Universitat de Barcelona and the GRAL Research Group (UB) are organizing a workshop on the topic of Reliability and Validity of Instruments and Measures in SLA Research: Facing Dilemmas in Data Selection, Analysis and Reporting. http://ubslaworkshop2015.weebly.com/ This workshop aims at discussing common dilemmas within … Continue reading Workshop on Reliability and Validity in SLA Research, June 11-12, 2015, Universitat de Barcelona

Lectureship English Language Teaching (permanent), University of Birmingham

We are pleased to announce that we have a permanent lectureship in The Department English Language and Applied Linguistics at the University of Birmingham. We are looking to appoint a Lecturer in English Language Teaching, with effect from 1st September 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. Details are as follows: The Lectureship in English … Continue reading Lectureship English Language Teaching (permanent), University of Birmingham

Workshop on Bilingualism and Executive Function, CUNY 18-19 May

Workshop on Bilingualism and Executive Function: An Interdisciplinary Approach  The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, with the generous support of the National Science Foundation, is pleased to invite you to a two-day workshop on bilingualism and executive function, to be held on 18-19 May 2015 (Monday and Tuesday) at the CUNY … Continue reading Workshop on Bilingualism and Executive Function, CUNY 18-19 May

Two vacancies in bilingualism, Centre for Research on Bilingualism, University of Stockholm

Two vacancies in bilingualism: Professor and Associate Senior Lecturer. Closing date 19/3 The following to vacancies are advertised at the Centre for Research on Bilingualism: Professor of Bilingualism and Associate Senior Lecturer in Bilingualism. The Centre for Research on Bilingualism is part of the Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism at Stockholm University. Read more