Multilingual Education in Linguistically Diverse Contexts

Country: Malta

City: Valletta

Abstr. due: 15.06.2018

Dates: 30.08.18 — 01.09.18

Area Of Sciences: Humanities; Pedagogy;

Organizing comittee e-mail: meldc2018@gmail.com

Organizers: University Campus in Valletta

 

The conference considers all aspects of the linguistic and sociolinguistic competences and practices of bi-/multilingual speakers who cross existing social and linguistic boundaries, adopting or adapting themselves to new and overlapping linguistic spaces.

We invite papers in all areas of research in bi-/multilingualism, whether or not linked directly to the overarching conference theme, including, but not limited to, linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, clinical linguistics, education, bi-/multilingual societies.

Topics will include:

  • (multiple) language acquisition and learning (L3, L4, Lx);
  • psycho- and neurolinguistics of multilingualism;
  • translanguaging;
  • early bilingualism and heritage language development;
  • speech processing in bi-/multilinguals;
  • trans/multilingual language use in different contexts;
  • multilingual education;
  • bi-/multiculturalism;
  • bi-/multilingual language policies;
  • literacy in multiple languages (pluriliteracy);
  • intercultural and globalisation issues related to multilingualism.

 

Conference Web-Site: https://meldc18.wordpress.com/

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