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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Job Vacancy

Lecturer in Chinese, University of Newcastle This is a full-time position offered on a fixed-term basis from January 2021 through to December 2023 and is based at the Callaghan Campus. As a Lecturer in Chinese, you will contribute to the key domains of academic work within the School: Teaching and Learning, Research and Innovation and Service and Engagement. You will…

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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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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: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/645907415934152203?source=Panelists   Claire Kramsch is Emerita Professor of German and Affiliate Professor of Education at the University of…

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ILTAC seminar video & 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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Government Changes to University Fee Structures

Update on Draft Legislation consultation (August 2020): LCNAU joined other HASS associations in responding negatively to the Federal Government’s proposal for a new funding framework for the tertiary sector. The issue has been brought to prominence once more with the release of draft legislation designed to implement the proposed funding changes and to ensure that the Government can have its…

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LCNAU submission to the ANZSRC review

LCNAU contributed to the different consultations conducted by the ARC for the ANZSRC review. We advocated for the retention of FoR code 2003 Language Studies. Our final submission can be read here. We have recently been informed that the review is now complete; you can see the outcomes of the review at https://www.arc.gov.au/anzsrc-review. For the final version of the new…

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2021 Membership

Memberships for the 2021 calendar year are available through direct deposit; other forms of payment are temporarily unavailable because of our current website restructure. We shall advise when all options have been restored. Rates for 2021 for new or renewing members remain at $75 (full) or $40 (concessional).  Please enquire if you are unsure of your current membership status or…

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