50th Anniversary Conference
Friday, 12 June 2015 from 10:00 to 17:00 (BST)
The Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication is hosting this 50th Anniversary Conference as the final event to the 50th Anniversary series.
The conference will begin at 10am and end at 5pm. This is a ticketed event and you must attend the registration desk with your ticket between 10-1030am.
Arrival and registration (tea & coffee)
Prof Miriam Zukas (Executive Dean, School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy)
Prof Greg Myers (BAAL Chair)
Mapping Applied Linguistics
Dr. Paul Meara (Swansea University)
Prof. Zhu Hua, Dr. Agnieszka Lyons and Prof. Li Wei (Birkbeck and UCL IOE)
What a difference the Channel makes! Language change in London and Paris.
Prof. Penelope Gardner-Chloros, Prof. Jenny Cheshire and Dr. Maria Secova (Birkbeck, Queen Mary and University of Bath)
Psychotherapy across Languages
Prof. Jean-Marc Dewaele and Dr. Beverley Costa (Birkbeck and Mothertongue)
Lunch and Poster Presentations
Foreign language teaching and learning in the 19th century
Prof. Marjorie Lorch (Birkbeck)
Language Policy and the United Nations: Diplomatic Baggage or Passport to Success?
Dr. Lisa McEntee-Atalianis (Birkbeck)
Authorship and audience construction in three genres of knowledge dissemination
Dr. Bojana Petrić (Birkbeck)
Corpus Pragmatics: The effect of data collection methods on the production of requests in English
Prof. Ronald Geluykens (University of Oldenburg)
Roundtable discussion on The Future of Applied Linguistics
Panel: Prof. Claire Kramsch, Prof. Mike Baynham, Prof. Ben Rampton,
Prof. Adam Jaworski, Prof. Tim McNamara, Prof. Greg Myers (UC Berkeley, University of Leeds, Kings College, University of Hong Kong, The University of Melbourne and Lancaster University)
AILA President Prof. Claire Kramsch
When & Where
Department of Applied Linguistics, Birkbeck College University of London
Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication