International Conference on Multilingualism and Multilingual Education
International Conference on Multilingualism and Multilingual Education (ICMME4)
University of Malta, Old University Campus in Valletta
12 – 13 October 2023
The conference considers all aspects of the linguistic and sociolinguistic competences and practices of bi-/multilingual speakers who cross existing social and linguistic boundaries, adopting or adapting themselves to new and overlapping linguistic spaces.
Topics will include: (multiple) language acquisition and learning (L3, L4, Lx); psycho- and neurolinguistics of multilingualism; translanguaging; early bilingualism and heritage lan- guage development; speech processing in bi-/multilinguals; trans/multilingual language use in different contexts; multilingual education; bi-/multiculturalism; bi-/multilingual language policies; literacy in multiple languages (pluriliteracy); intercultural and globalisa- tion issues related to multilingualism; multilingualism in business/economics; multilin- gualism and digital media; multilingual issues in literature and translation.
Confirmed keynote speakers are:
Tanja Kupisch, University of Konstanz, Germany Bernadette O’Rourke, University of Glasgow, UK Sandro Caruana, University of Malta, Malta
University of Malta, Old Valletta Campus, St Paul Street VLT 1216