[xmca] FW: Language, Education and Diversity Conference

From: Peter Smagorinsky (smago@uga.edu)
Date: Tue Mar 20 2007 - 11:24:04 PST

 LED 2007

2nd International Conference on
Language, Education and Diversity

21-24 November 2007
University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand

The LED Conference focuses on the impact of increased cultural linguistic
diversity, at both national and supranational levels, and its consequences
for the theory, policy and practice of language education. The conference
will provide an international forum that brings together the latest academic
and policy discussions, and promotes critical debate, on the often complex
interconnections between diversity and language education.

Keynote speakers for the LED 2007 Conference include:

* Suresh Canagarajah, City University of New York, USA
* Jim Cummins, University of Toronto, Canada
* Ofelia Garcia, Teachers College Columbia University, USA
* Hilary Janks, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
       Eva Lam, Northwestern University, USA
* Teresa McCarty, Arizona State University, USA

* Bernard Spolsky, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
* Pippa Stein, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa


A reminder that we are seeking submissions of abstracts for presentations at
the conference.
If you would like to be a part of this fantastic opportunity please go to
the LED Conference website www.led.ac.nz
<http://education.waikato.ac.nz/research/conference/item.php?id=25> to
submit your abstract online. If you need assistance with submitting your
abstract please do not hesitate to contact us.
The deadline for the call for papers closes on the 30 April 2007. Thank you
to those who have already submitted their abstract.
For further information about the call for papers and the conference, please
visit us on the web www.led.ac.nz <http://www.led.ac.nz/> or let us know if
you would like a copy of the call for papers sent to you by emailing

Please feel free to pass this email onto anyone who would be interested in
presenting at or attending the conference.
We look forward to meeting you there.
All the best.
Hayley Larsen
Paardekooper and Associates
Conference organisers of LED 2007 21-24 November 2007
Ph: +64 4 568 4576
Fax: +64 4 568 4563
Email: led@paardekooper.co.nz <mailto:led@paardekooper.co.nz> For more
information visit us on the web www.led.ac.nz <http://www.led.ac.nz/>

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