International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics

November 11, 2013 International Burch University, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina May 9-10, 2014 This conference invites papers that investigate foreign language teaching and learning in the following streams: Applied linguistics Cognitive linguistics Cognitive and construction grammars Discourse analyses English for specific purposes Independent / Autonomous learning Innovation in language teaching and learning Intercultural Education Language acquisition and […]

Assistant or Associate Professor, Applied Linguistics and Psychometrics, Iowa State University, USA

October 13, 2013

Announcement of Search Assistant or Associate Professor Applied Linguistics and Psychometrics The English Department at Iowa State University is seeking applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of language assessment with an emphasis in 1) the use of modern psychometric approaches (e.g., item response theory and generalizability theory) to evaluate the reliability of new forms […]

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: “Language Awareness: Achievements and Challenges”

October 8, 2013

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: “Language Awareness: Achievements and Challenges” Department of Humanities, Hedmark University College, Norway is happy to announce the 12th International Conference of the Association for Language Awareness (ALA 2014) in Hamar, Norway from July 1-4, 2014. Join us during the long summer days in Norway for this international conference. The theme of the conference […]

Posts at University of Pretoria’s Unit for Academic Literacy

August 28, 2013

Via Adelia Carstens: The Unit for Academic Literacy at the University of Pretoria is advertising two lecturing positions (a lectureship and a senior lectureship). If you know of any interested and suitably qualified persons, please feel free to forward this message. The advertisements are on the UP intranet at and The following is […]

Call for papers: Diversity, Plurilingualism and Their Impact on Language Testing and Assessment

July 29, 2013

Date: 22-Nov-2013 – 23-Nov-2013 Location: Siena, Italy Contact Person: Zeynep Urkun Meeting Email: Web Site:  Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics  Call Deadline: 16-Aug-2013  Meeting Description:  Nowadays linguistic and cultural diversity are key features of the global world. Furthermore, easier and increasing mobility and easier international and intra-national communication affect language uses that are more […]

Speech and Language Technology in Education (SLaTE)

June 25, 2013

The ISCA (International Speech Communication Association) Special Interest Group (SIG) on Speech and Language Technology in Education (SLaTE) promotes the use of speech and language technology for educational purposes, and provides a forum for exchanging information regarding recent developments and other matters of interest related to this topic. For further information see ISCA-SIG SLaTE is […]

An interdisciplinary symposium on the contribution of Human Language Technologies to the future of Language Learning: Call for papers: HLT4LL 2013

June 24, 2013

11-12 November 2013: Stellenbosch University (South Africa) 12 November 2013: Videoconferencing with Radboud University Nijmegen and KU Leuven Kulak KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Nick Ellis, Maxine Eskenazi, John Nerbonne, Mathias Schulze, Isabel Trancoso SCOPE AND AIM OF THE SYMPOSIUM The HLT4LL 2013 symposium will address the possibilities and challenges of using human language technologies (HLT) for […]

2013 LSSA/SAALA/SAALT Conference, Stellenbosch

The organising committee is happy to report that 130 papers will be read at the conference and that we have received 205 registrations thus far. The venues’ room numbers and the chairs’ names have been added to the programme – the final version is available on the conference website ( For those who have not […]

Upcoming SAALA conference 2013 in Stellenbosch

December 6, 2012

Please see the first announcement of the conference at