"Multilingual Theory and Practice in Applied Linguistics" - BAAL 2012

Date: 6 September, 2012 - 8 September, 2012
Location: Physics Lecture Theatre A, Blg 46, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton
Event type: Conference

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REGISTRATION / ONLINE PAYMENTS WILL CLOSE ON FRIDAY 31 AUGUST 2012 AT 12.00 (MID-DAY) IN CONFTOOL

The 45th Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) will be addressing the multilingual theory and practice in applied linguistics.

The conference is being organised by the Centre for Applied Language Research, University of Southampton and Modern Languages, University of Southampton.


Programme :

The final programme is now available to view in pdf format by clicking here


Book of abstracts :

The book of abstracts is now available to view in pdf format by clicking here

Plenary Speakers :

Anna Mauranen, University of Helsinki
Aneta Pavlenko, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA
Rosemarie Tracy, University of Mannheim, Germany

Invited Colloquia :

Language development of bilingual / heritage speakers
Led by Professor Virginia Gathercole, Bangor University

  • The development of multilingual competence in Basque, Spanish and English
    Jasone Cenoz, University of the Basque Country
  • Language development in sequential bilingual children : A cross-linguistic study
    Theo Marinis, University of Reading
  • Effects of language exposure in the grammatical development of bilinguals
    Rocío Pérez Tattam, Bangor University
  • Applying processability theory to the development of two languages
    Gisela Håkansson, Lund University
  • Emergentism and the construction of a system incorporating two languages
    Virginia C. Mueller Gathercole, Bangor University

Multilingualism in the Community : promoting a community-based approach to research on linguistic diversity and contact
Led by Professor Li Wei, Birkbeck College, University of London

  • The impact of linguistic super-diversity in the urban workplace on language practices and policy : a study of the City of Southampton
    Clare Mar-Molinero and Linda Cadier, University of Southampton
  • Heteroglossia in a Panjabi complementary school : a critque of 'community'
    Angela Creese, Adrian Blackledge and Jaspreet Kaur Takhi
  • Visions of community : How does bilingual education contribute to shaping views of society?
    Gabriele Budach
  • Complementary Schools in Action : netowrking for language development in east London
    Raymonde Sneddon
  • Researching funds of knowledge with familites, pupils and teachers in a multilingual city in the north of England
    Jean Conteh and Saiqa Riasat
  • On Not Taking Language Inequality for Granted : Hymesian Traces in an Ethnographic Monitoring of South Africa's Multilingual Language Policy
    Nancy Hornberger
  • Discussants
    Nancy Hornberger

Current theory and practice in translation and interpreting
Led by Prof Jeremy Munday, University of Leeds

  • Video interpreting
    Sabine Braun, University of Surrey
  • Interpreter positioning : the concept of role-sapce in signed-spoken language interpreting
    Peter Llewellyn-Jones, University of Leeds and Sign Languages International
  • Take turns to speak - A conversation analysis of interpreter-mediated GP consultations and its implications for medical education
    Li Shuangyu, King's College London
  • Translation studies and applied linguistics
    Jeremy Munday, University of Leeds
  • Terminology, translation and comparable corpora
    Serge Sharoff, University of Leeds
     

BAAL SIGs :

UK Linguistic Ethnography Forum
Corpus Linguistics
Gender and Language
Intercultural Communication
Language in Africa
Language Learning and Teaching
Testing, Evaluation and Assessment
Vocabulary studies
Multimodality


Scholarships : PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOW CLOSED

BAAL offers 10 UK scholarships, one international scholarship and one Chris Brumfit scholarship for international delegates.  The UK scholarship winners will have their registration fee and two nights accommodation paid for while the two International scholarship winners will have their registration, accommodation and travel paid for. Candidates wishing to apply for the scholarships should submit an abstract via conftool and then complete one of the application forms below explaining why you are applying and load the word document into conftool with your abstract submission.


Bookfair and sponsorships :

To discuss sponsorship, please contact Dr Alasdair Archibald

BAAL membership :

For information on how to join BAAL, please click here

Research Centres :

Centre for Applied Language Research, University of Southampton
Centre for Global Englishes, University of Southampton
Centre for Transnational Studies, University of Southampton

Conference Organisers :

Prof Rosamond Mitchell, University of Southampton
Dr Alasdair Archibald, University of Southampton

Conference support :

If you have any queries, please email the conference team at : Baal2012@soton.ac.uk

Travelling to the venue, maps and other useful information :

The BAAL 2012 conference will be held at the University of Southampton, Highfield Campus.   The accommodation will be at Hartley Grove, Glen Eyre Halls of Residence.  Please click on the links for maps below and other helpful information for you to enjoy your stay at the University of Southampton and surrounding area.


Joining instructions:

Please click here for further information regarding your attendance at the conference. Please click here for the University of Southampton maps and directions to be used in conjunction with the joining instructions.

Staying at Hartley Grove, Glen Eyre, Southampton :

Please click here for more information if you are a guest staying in the Hartley Grove accommodation.

Registration :

Registration will open from Wednesday 23 May 2012 and close on Friday 31 August 2012 at 12.00 (midday).  To register and pay online to attend the conference, please click here.

If you have any enquiries, please email : Baal2012@soton.ac.uk

Fees

REGISTRATION / ONLINE PAYMENTS WILL CLOSE ON FRIDAY 31 AUGUST 2012 at 12.00 (Mid-day) in conftool

Registration now open, to register and pay online, please click here

EARLY BIRD RATES (deadline of Friday 20 July 2012)

  • Full member registration fee : £230
  • Full member student registration fee : £135
  • Full non member registration fee : £290
  • Full non member student registration fee : £155

Please note that full registration fee includes the following : Attendance at conference on 6th, 7th and 8th, refreshments and lunch each day.

STANDARD RATES (from Saturday 21 July 2012 onwards)

  • Full member registration fee : £290
  • Full member student registration fee : £190
  • Full non member registration fee : £340
  • Full non member student registration fee : £210

Please note that full registration fee includes the following : Attendance at conference on 6th, 7th and 8th, refreshments and lunch each day.

DAY RATES

  • Thursday 6 Sept 2012 Full member registration fee : £85
  • Thursday 6 Sept 2012 Full member student registration fee : £60
  • Thursday 6 Sept 2012 Full non member registration fee : £100
  • Thursday 6 Sept 2012 Full non member student registration fee : £80
  • Friday 7 Sept 2012 Full member registration fee : £140
  • Friday 7 Sept 2012 Full member student registration fee : £95
  • Friday 7 Sept 2012 Full non member registration fee : £170
  • Friday 7 Sept 2012 Full non member student registration fee : £115
  • Saturday 8 Sept 2012 Full member registration fee : £60
  • Saturday 8 Sept 2012 Full member student registration fee : £50
  • Saturday 8 Sept 2012 Full non member registration fee : £70
  • Saturday 8 Sept 2012 Full non member student registration fee : £70

CONFERENCE GALA DINNER - Friday 7th September 2012 - Places limited, register soon
The Conference Gala Dinner will take place on board one of the Blue Funnel Cruise boats from Ocean Village, Southampton (http://www.oceanvillagesouthampton.com/) where a delicious cold fork buffet will be served whilst cruising the Southampton Water.  Drinks are available to purchase onboard.  Further information can be found at : http://www.bluefunnel.co.uk/  The cruise commences at 20.00 and coaches have been booked to take delegates to and from the venue.

  • Fee : £45

ACCOMMODATION (Single rooms only, Hartley Grove, Glen Eyre Halls of Residence)

  • Residential ensuite : £50 (5th September 2012, includes breakfast)
  • Residential ensuite : £100 (two nights 6th and 7th September 2012, includes breakfast)
  • Residential ensuite : £50 (8th September 2012, includes breakfast)

Unfortunately we are not able to offer double or twin rooms, but we would suggest you try the Highfield House Hotel, Portswood, Southampton.    This hotel is very near the Highfield Campus, University of Southampton and has agreed to offer a rate of £75.00 per night including breakfast for a double or twin room for delegates to this conference.  This includes VAT.  You will need to book this independently using this form here and send to them at :  res@highfieldhousehotel.co.uk asap.  PLEASE NOTE that rooms are subject to availability and payment is required on arrival.

Please note that cancellation charges will apply.

Cancellations must be made in writing to Sue Nash, Modern Languages, University of Southampton. 

  • Cancellations made 2 months (up to and including Thursday 5 July 2012) before the conference will receive a full refund minus £30 admin fee. 
  • Cancellations made between 3 weeks and 2 months (between Friday 6 July 2012 and Wednesday 15 August 2012) before the conference will receive a refund of 50% of the registration fee minus £30 admin fee. 
  • Cancellations made under 3 weeks (from Thursday 16 August 2012 onwards) before the conference will not receive a refund.