Taking stock of Applied Linguistics – Where are we now?
in applied linguistics
Dr Fiona Copland
Dr Erika Darics
Professor Tim Grant
Learning, Working and Communicating in a Global Context
Dr Jo Angouri,
Ms Tilly Harrison,
Dr Stephanie Schnurr,
Dr Sue Wharton.
BAAL is a professional association based in the UK, which provides a forum for people interested in language and applied linguistics. We have an international professional membership of more than 800 members.
BAAL organises scientific meetings, and publishes a newsletter and conference proceedings. We also send representatives to national and international meetings of interest to our members.
BAAL is affiliated to AILA, the International Association of Applied Linguistics
BAAL is a registered charity (registered charity number 264800)
BAAL is not an accreditation body for any courses or organisations and neither its name, nor its acronym, nor its logo can be used in the publicity material of any other organisation without prior permission of the Executive Committee. In particular, its name should not be used to suggest that it has accredited the work of another organisation.
BAAL News No. 109
Click here for the latest available issue: BAAL News, Issue 109, 2016.
Bettina Beinhoff, Newsletter Editor
Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus
Monday 19th September 2016
Organisers: Dr David Wright and Dr Natalie Braber
For programme & registration, click here.
16 September 2016
Organisers: Khawla Badwan & Lou Harvey
I’m happy to inform you that the registration for BAAL 2016 to be held in Anglia Ruskin University this summer is now open. For more information please visit our website or follow us on social media:
Experiences of illness and death: Learning from the discourses of realities and fictions
28 November 2016
Hosted by the Faculty of Well-
For details, click here.
New BAAL Twitter Handle
1) After some careful thought and deliberation, we've updated BAAL's Twitter handle from @BAALmedia to @__BAAL (two underscores at the start), primarily to reflect the fact that our tweets are not just aimed at media audiences, but also to make our username as short as we can in keeping with the constraints of the platform. (We wanted just @BAAL, but as you can probably imagine, this was taken years ago.)
2) Do mention @__BAAL when tweeting about BAAL-
3) In the event that the change has catastrophic unintended consequences, we've retained the old @BAALmedia handle. I intend to monitor it for a few months so that I can steer anyone who uses the old handle back to the new one. (This is just a heads up in case anyone notices and wonders if that account is fraudulent. It's not.)
Dr Claire Hardaker Media Coordinator
Creativity in Language Learning and Teaching Research
Friday 23 September 2016
The Open University, Milton Keynes
Invited Plenary Speakers
Prof Martyn Hammersley and Prof Teresa Cremin
Click here for details.
BAAL Book Prize: 2015 Winner
The winner of this year’s BAAL Book Prize is:
Congratulations also to the shortlisted works:
Bernadette O’Rourke, Publications Secretary
2014 Conference Proceedings Published
The proceedings of the 47th Annual Meeting of BAAL, Learning, Working and Communicating in a Global Context, held at the University of Warwick, are available on the conference proceedings page.
BAAL News Book Reviews
A current list of books available for review in BAAL News is available on application. If you are interested in reviewing books for BAAL News then please contact me, Chris Hall, at C.Hall@yorksj.ac.uk
Dr Christopher J Hall FHEA, Reviews Editor BAAL News
Christopher Brumfit International Scholarship
The Christopher Brumfit International Scholarship provides an award for an Applied Linguist from outside Britain to attend the BAAL Annual Meeting. Click here to find out how to support the scholarship.
Postgraduate Group on Facebook
The BAAL Postgraduate group is on Facebook. Why not pay a visit to the page? Click here to find out more.
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