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Call for Proposals: Multilingual Language Theories and Practices

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 12:00 AM (EDT) to Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 1:00 AM (EDT)

Ionian University, Kerkira (Corfu)



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Multilingual Language Theories and Practices MLTP19
Ionian University, Kerkira (Corfu) GREECE

9-11 May 2019

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.
We invite papers in all areas of research in bi-/multilingualism, whether or not linked di- rectly to the overarching conference theme, including, but not limited to, linguistics, soci- olinguistics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, clinical linguistics, education, bi-/multilin- gual societies.

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; multilingual issues in literature and translation.

Confirmed speakers are:
Prof. Elizabeth Lanza (University of Oslo, Norway) &

Prof. Li Wei (University College London, United Kingdom)
Conference venue: Ionian University, Department of Foreign Languages, Translation and

Interpreting, Tsirigoti Squ., Galenus Building, B.O. 49100 Corfu - Greece More information on the venue is to be found here:

The two categories of proposals are: individual papers and posters. Submission is already open and will close on 15 February 2019. Presenters are requested to submit their abstracts of up to 300 words and include their name, affiliation and email address in the MS-Word documents. All proposals should be sent to:

More information about the conference can be accessed here: