Re: [xmca] Conference announcement

From: Elina Lampert-Shepel (
Date: Fri Nov 17 2006 - 11:39:37 PST

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Quoting Phil Chappell <>:

> 32nd Annual Congress of the Applied Linguistics Association of
> Australia
> ALAA Congress 2007
> Making a Difference: Challenges for Applied Linguistics
> 1-3 July 2007
> University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW Australia
> Dear colleagues,
> We would like to invite your submissions for presentations at the
> 2007 Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA)
> conference
> to be held on 1-3 July 2007 at the University of Wollongong. The
> conference theme is Making a Difference: Challenges for Applied
> Linguistics. Proposals on the present and future impact of
> research
> in Applied Linguistics on the debate and work in a broad range of
> areas such as language education, assessment, social and cultural
> issues are welcome. Presentations may be in one of the following
> modes: individual papers, colloquia, workshops and posters.
> The conference is being organized in conjunction with the annual
> conference of the Systemic Functional Linguistics Association
> which
> will run from 29th June to July 1st 2007 with one joint day with
> the
> ALAA 2007.
> The deadline for submissions is Monday 5th February 2007. Full
> instructions for abstract submissions are now available on the
> conference website:
> A conference flyer is attached.
> We would appreciate if you could pass this onto interested
> colleagues
> and postgraduates and we look forward to meeting you at the
> conference.
> Best regards
> Dr Ken Cruickshank
> Dr Honglin Chen
> Convenors of ALAA 2007
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Elina Lampert-Shepel
Assistant Professor
Graduate School of Education
Mercy College New Teacher Residency Program
Mercy College
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