Learning, Working and Communicating in a Global Context
This year's conference is organised by the Centre for Applied Linguistics at the University of Warwick. Warwick is a modern campus university that is currently rated as 3rd in the world in the Quacquarelli Symonds ranking of the top 50 universities under 50 years old. Set in a leafy, self-
Dr Jo Angouri,
Ms Tilly Harrison,
Dr Stephanie Schnurr,
Dr Sue Wharton.
Opening New Lines of Communication in Applied Linguistics
Dr Bernadette O'Rourke
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.
Click here for the latest available issue: BAAL News, Issue 105, Summer 2014.
Sebastian Rasinger, Newsletter Editor
We are pleased to announce that the following three books have been shortlisted for this year’s BAAL Book Prize:
The winner will be announced at the annual conference at the University of Warwick.
Steve Walsh, Publications Secretary
A draft programme for our upcoming annual conference is now on our website (click here).
We look forward to seeing you at Warwick in September!
Jo Angouri (on behalf of the LOC)
The proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of BAAL, Opening New Lines of Communication in Applied Linguistics, held at Heriot Watt University, are available at http://www.baal.org.uk/confprocs.html
The BAAL administration team at Dovetail will be moving office on Thursday 7th August. We will give BAAL members good advanced warning of any procedural changes needed over the next few months.
Please note the BAAL admin office will be closed on Thursday 7th August and Thursday 14th August 2014.
Jeanie Taylor, Administrator, Dovetail Management Consultancy
Language learning in contexts of cultural diversity
Friday, 31st October 2014, 10.00-
Simon Coffey, KCL
Dr Catherine Walter
Thanks for those who have submitted proposals to the BAAL-
In addition, a repayable float of £500 is also awarded to the runner-
Proposals for 2015 workshop will be sent out to BAAL mail and posted on the BAAL website soon with a deadline of 31 January 2015.
Li Li, Seminars Co-
As part of its commitment to research in Applied Linguistics, BAAL is pleased to announce that financial support from Cambridge University Press and BAAL will be available for up to three seminars in 2014-
Li Li, Seminars Coordinator
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
For the first time, we were unable to agree on an overall winner and so two titles were selected:
Many congratulations to both authors and publishers.
Steve Walsh, BAAL Publications Secretary
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.
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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