Wednesday, October 25, 2006

CFP: "Applied English Education" Conference

The Applied English Department of I-Shou University invites interested presenters and guests for an international symposium on

"Applied English Education:
Trends, Issues & Interconnections"

Conference Date: March 9 (Friday), 2007
Venue: I-Shou University, Kaohsiung County

(International Conference Room, 10th Floor, Administration Building)

About the symposium:

The concept of ‘applied English’, unlike the one of ‘applied sciences’, is controversial. The successful use of a foreign language in job-related contexts requires a sufficient command of general language skills in order to avoid misunderstandings.

Our symposium focuses on current trends and issues in this field, such as the dis/advantages of teaching applied English for specific purposes, the practical outcome for graduates, and the incorporation of research findings into curricula. As well, our symposium seeks to explore the integration of applied English teaching with other disciplines, and also seeks ways and means to foster and facilitate interconnections among diverse scholars.
In addition, topics related to a broader concept of “applied English” may also be accepted.

Several panels and workshops will be organized for the symposium. Papers will be selected for publication after the conference.

Registration: Free.
Please register on-line at:
Accommodation and transport will be facilitated by the organizers.

Important deadlines:
Submission of abstracts: December 31, 2006
Notification of acceptance of abstracts: January 15, 2007
Submission of draft papers: February 15, 2007
Further information:

Please email or mail your abstracts (100-200 words) until Dec. 31, 2006 to:
cytsai [at]
Applied English Dept.
I-Shou University.
1. Sect. 1. Shiuecheng Rd. Dashu Shuang.
Kaohsiung County. Taiwan. 840. ROC.
Ph: + 886-7-65 777 11 ext 5652
Fax: + 886-7-65 770 56

You will be notified about the acceptance of your paper no later than January 15, 2007.

For further information please check our web site (after October 25, 2006):

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