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AAALetter - March 2016
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The Newsletter of the American Association for Applied Linguistics

March 2016
Volume 28, Number 1

Table of Contents

  1. From the President: I am AAAL — and so are you!
    “AAAL is my organization—and yours, too. As a membership organization, AAAL belongs to all its members, including you and me.” In this article, Paul Kei Matsuda shares the memory of what his first AAAL conference in 1998 was like. Read More

  2. How Does the Conference Program Happen?
    The 2016 AAAL Conference is less than a month away, and the searchable schedule for the conference has been available online for several weeks. The conference organizers, Tim Marguette and Kathi Baiely, share with the members the behind-the-scene processes by which the conference has been scheduled. Read More

  3. Update on 2016 Pre-conference Workshops
    As we announced in our previous AAALetter, we are offering our first pre-conference workshops at this year’s conference in Orlando. There are still some places remaining at our Conversation Analysis (CA) workshop led by Johannes Wagner (University of Southern Denmark). We will also keep waiting lists for both workshops, which you can join by contacting us at Read More

  4. 2016 Graduate Student Awards
    The GSA committee has identified six graduate students as the recipients of this year’s awards, which will be presented during the annual conference in Orlando. The six recipients’ presentation titles, scheduled times, and messages to the AAAL members are featured in this article. Read More

  5. Inaugural AAAL Book Award
    Inaugural AAAL Book Award goes to Translingual Practice: Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations (Routledge, 2013) by Suresh Canagarajah (The Pennsylvania State University). The book award committee considered nominated texts holistically, weighing both the scholarly contributions of authors or editors and the production quality provided by publishers in. Read More

  6. Inaugural AAAL Dissertation Award
    Katherine A. Bernstein (Arizona State University) has been named as the recipient of the inaugural AAAL Dissertation Award. Her dissertation titled “Learning English as an L2 in PreK: A practice perspective on identity and acquisition” was conducted at the University of California at Berkeley in the Language, Literacy, and Culture Department in the Graduate School of Education. Read more

  7. From the Graduate Student Council
    The co-chairs of the Graduate Student Council, Daniel Ginsberg and Nicole Pettitt, invite the members to the GSC-sponsored events that will take place during the annual conference: Thriving while striving: A graduate students’ forum on life in academia and The (job) interview: Before, during and after. Read More

  8. Remarks from outgoing Executive Committee members
    The three outgoing members of the Executive Committee, Aneta Pavlenko (Immediate Past President), Scott Jarvis (Member-at-Large), and Junko Mori (Ex-officio AAALetter Editor) share their reflections on their experience serving on the committee. Read More

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