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LSP Conference: conference GENRES AND LANGUAGES IN DIGITAL COMMUNICATION: TRENDS AND NEW DIRECTIONS

  • 1.  LSP Conference: conference GENRES AND LANGUAGES IN DIGITAL COMMUNICATION: TRENDS AND NEW DIRECTIONS

    Posted 23 days ago
    Dear ESPers worldwide,

    The following LSP conference in Spain may be of interest to many.

    All the best,
    Kevin

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    Dear colleagues,

    We are very pleased to announce the conference GENRES AND LANGUAGES IN DIGITAL COMMUNICATION: TRENDS AND NEW DIRECTIONS to be held in Zaragoza on 28-30 June, 2023. This is a joint international conference that brings together the 21st annual conference of the European Association of Languages for Specific Purposes (AELFE2023) and the 7th Conference of the Asia-Pacific LSP & Professional Communication Association (LSPPC7).

    Please find below the titles of our plenary speakers, featured speakers, thematic panels and also pre-conference workshops.

    Our plenary speakers:

    - Christine B. Feak (University of Michigan, US): "Keeping EAP Writing Instruction Current in the Changing Landscape of Research Communication"
    - Eric Friginal (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University): "Linguistic features of (mis)communication in professional, multimodal workplaces:  Patterns from corpora and their language policy implications"
    - Laura M. Muresan (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania): "LSP education and research: Evolving priorities and quality dimensions"
    - Christine M. Tardy (University of Arizona, US): "LSP in the era of ChatGTP"

    Our featured speakers:
    - Vijay K. Bhatia (The Chinese University of Hong Kong): "Genre in digitally mediated professional practice"
    - John M. Swales (University of Michigan, US): "Genre Analysis and its New Challenges"

    The thematic panels will feature presentations on the same topic so that there is room for more focused discussion on the topic.

    - Digital science: Sustainable, transformative and transversal
    - Multimodality in professional communication
    - Publish or Perish: Insights from the Editors and Student Board of English for Specific Purposes

    Our plenary speakers will also impart the following pre-conference workshops (attendance to these workshops is free for all registered conference participants):

    - "Writing for beyond the ivory tower" (by C. B. Feak)
    - Compiling and annotating professional spoken corpora: Trends, tools, and recommendations (by E. Friginal)
    - Qualitative methods workshop for investigating academic literacy development (by L.-M. Muresan)
    - Integrating new digital academic genres into the writing classroom (by C. M. Tardy)

    Please also visit our conference website for further information and deadlines.
    https://aelfe-lsppcconference2023.com/

    We very much look forward to meeting all of you at the conference.

    Best wishes for the New Year!

    Carmen Pérez-Llantada (on behalf of the organising committee)

    University of Zaragoza



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    Dr. Kevin Knight, PhD in Linguistics, MBA, MPIA
    Professor
    Department of International Communication
    Kanda University of International Studies
    Japan
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