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The 15th Conference of the International Association for World Englishes (15th IAWE) September 29, 2009

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The Linguistic Society of the Philippines and the International Association for World Englishes, Inc. (IAWE) will organize the Fifteenth Conference of the International Association for World Englishes (15th AIWE) on October 22-24, 2009 at Parklane International Hotel, Cebu City.

The 15th Conference of the International Association for World Englishes (IAWE) is a forum for the exchange of ideas among linguists, applied linguists, sociolinguists, writers, scholars, and educators, on the philosophy of World Englishes and issues of convergence and diversity in the three major aspects of World Englishes, namely, language, literature, and pedagogy.

The theme covers a wide range of topics in the domains of education, government, industry, and media.

These topics include the following:

(1) Literary creativity in South, Southeast, and East Asia;
(2) Philippine English, Philippine Englishes in the World Englishes paradigm;
(3) World Englishes, Asian Englishes, and competing norms;
(4) World Englishes and the ASEAN lingua franca;
(5) World Englishes and language use in media;
(6) World Englishes and the ASEAN workplace;
(7) World Englishes vs. English as a Lingua Franca.

The 2009 conference is expected to attract an estimated 200 participants from all over the world, most of them are linguists, scholars, language specialists and teachers, researchers of World Englishes and languages spoken in the Philippines.

You may register online via: http://www.lsphil.org/LSP_Board.html#anchor_139

For more information, contact Dr. Danilo T. Tayag, LSP President or Dr. Marilu Ranosa Madruinio, 2009 Conference Director at LSP Secretariat, De La Salle University, 2401 Taft Avenue, Manila 1004 at tel. no.: (02) 526-1402 or via email:  linguisticsociety@yahoo.com and linguisticsoc@gmail.com or Dr. Ma. Antoinette C. Montealegre, Philippine Normal University at tel. no. (02) 400-1195.

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