No.2 Announcement of the International Conference on Language and Language Education

To promote the academic research and academic exchange between Chinese and overseas scholars in the fields of Lin...

To promote the academic research and academic exchange between Chinese and overseas scholars in the fields of Linguistics, Language Education, particularly in the field of foreign language instruction, the School of Foreign Languages at the Southwest Jiaotong University and the Chinese Language Program at the Columbia University in the city of New York will jointly organize the International Conference on Language and Language Education on the 23rd to 24th of August, 2015 in Chengdu, China. Great supports and responses have been received since the call for paper was released. The second announcement will provide more details of the conference and scholars in the relevant research fields are cordially invited to come. 
 
I    Organizing Committee 
School of Foreign Languages, Southwest Jiaotong University
Chinese Language Program at the Columbia University

II   Conference Time
August 23rd-24th, 2015. August 22nd for registration and August 23rd and 24th for academic exchange.

III  Conference Venue
Room 0215, Building No. Zero, Jiuli Campus, Southwest Jiaotong University, No. 111,First North Section of 2nd Ring Road, Chengdu, Sichuan, 610031

IV  Conference Theme
1. The relationship between linguistic study and literary study: genres and grammar, linguistic variations and regional literature, etc..

2. The Relationship between linguistic study and language education: linguistic theories and language pedagogy, grammar in different theoretic frameworks and the practice of grammar instruction, etc..

3. The Current State and lookout of the Chinese International Education: the three so-called bottlenecks of Chinese International Education, The Country-specific Chinese International Education, etc..

Please email the abstract (both in Chinese and English versions) and author’s basic information to sfl@swjtu.edu.cn. Please email the receipt to sfl@swjtu.edu.cn before July 1st, 2015.

V   Conference Agenda
The conference includes both keynote speeches and seminars. Keynote speeches are 30 minutes. Seminars are divided into different subjects including Chinese international education, linguistics and literature studies, where the speeches are usually 15 minutes (Q&A included). Please refer to on-site conference schedule for detailed speech and seminar arrangement.
 
Keynote speakers:
Prof. Gayatri Spivak, Columbia University;
Prof. Chi-Ping Chou, Princeton University;
Prof. Shengli Feng, Chinese University of Hong Kong;
Prof. Chaofen Sun, Stanford University.
Prof. Shunqing Cao, Sichuan University
Prof. Yongguo Chen, Tsinghua University
Prof. Wenguo Pan, East China Normal University
Prof. Yuejun Zhang, Xiamen University of Technology
 
Besides, there will also be a workshop of “Chinese Teaching Method”, co-hosted by Prof. Liu Lening, Prof. Chi-Ping Chou, Prof. Shengli Feng and Prof. Chaofeng Sun.

VI Conference Fee and Payment
Conference fee will be collected on-site:
Participants can pay in cash or credit card at the registration. The conference fee will be RMB 800 (USD 120 or Euro 100) for each, and RMB 400 for postgraduates. 

VII Registration, Accommodation and Conference Arrangement
Check-in: Jinhu Hotel Lobby, Jiuli Campus, Southwest Jiaotong University, No. 111,First North Section of 2nd Ring Road, Chengdu, Sichuan, 610031
Accommodation: Jinhu Hotel
Please keep updated about conference agenda on the website.

VIII     Contacts
1、Official website: http://sfl.swjtu.edu.cn/english
2、E-mail:sfl@home.swjtu.edu.cn;
3、Phone numbers:
Zeng Xiangmin(13550325187),Yu Senlin(13551086471)
Qin Feng(13880630780),Li Bin(18040305639).

Download Conference Receipt
 

 
School of Foreign Languages, Southwest Jiaotong University
May, 2015