Patji Dawes Award

This prize, which is awarded biennially by the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language, in partnership with LCNAU and  AFMLTA, is open for applications in 2021. Information relating to this national award for excellence in language teaching can be found on the CoEDL website, as can the application form. The award is intended to honour an outstanding…

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Save Languages at Swinburne

We urge LCNAU members to continue to support the campaign to prevent the closure of languages at Swinburne. To sign the current petition, please go to:

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Student training opportunity

ONLINE SUMMER COURSE (2021) Unthinking and rethinking intercultural dialogue in education 21-25 June 2021 Co-organised by The Faculty of Educational Sciences (University of Helsinki, Finland) and The School of Education (Minzu University of China) Course organisers and lecturers: Prof. Fred Dervin (University of Helsinki, Finland) and Prof. Mei Yuan (Minzu University of China) + invited speakers COURSE FORMAT The course will…

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Research training opportunity

LCNAU members and their students may be interested in some aspects of the training programs currently being offered in the UK for researchers in languages and cultures. SAS Research Training Programme Registration is now open for the School of Advanced Study free research training programme for Term 2. The programme provides free training on methods, skills, and current and emerging…

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2021 Membership

You can now take out membership for the 2021 calendar year by going to the Membership page where you will find details of how to subscribe using PayPal, credit card or direct deposit. Please note that all current memberships expire on the 31 December 2020. We encourage you to renew or to take out a new membership to support the…

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Job Vacancy

Level E appointment - University of Queensland The University of Queensland is currently conducting an international search for a Professor and Head of School, School of Languages and Cultures. We are searching for an exceptional academic scholar and strategic leader to assume the role of Professor and Head of School, School of Languages and Cultures and lead the School through…

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You are invited to join a free online event at which authors Rebecca L. Oxford, María Matilde Olivero, Melinda Harrison and Tammy Gregersen, will discuss their new book Peacebuilding in Language Education. There will also be the opportunity for questions from the audience. Date:       22 October 2020 Time:      10-11am United States Central Time For those unable to join live, the…

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Christopher N. Candlin Memorial Lecture 2020 Professor Emeritus Joe Lo Bianco What kind of political activity is applied linguistics?   What kind of political community are applied linguists?   What are the language problems we aim to solve? This lecture will be scheduled in two parts: Pre-recorded lecture, available one week prior to the online forum Online Q&A forum, 23 November, 4.30-5.30pm…

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Online event

Claire Kramsch (Berkeley) talks about her forthcoming book, Language as Symbolic Power, in conversation with Zhu Hua (University of Birmingham and Series co-editor of Cambridge Key Topics in Applied Linguistics). Date: Tuesday 27 October 2020 Time: 5.00-6.00pm GMT Please register through the link:   Claire Kramsch is Emerita Professor of German and Affiliate Professor of Education at the University of…

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ILTAC seminar video and padlet

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Dear ILTAC seminar participants, Thanks again for participating in the seminar facilitated by Angela Scarino and Michelle Kohler on Teaching, learning and assessment of language/s learning with an intercultural orientation on Saturday 19 September. The event was a huge success. Angela and Michelle's very thought-provoking presentation encouraged us to look at language and culture in profoundly different ways and generated that…

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