Tulevaisuuden kielenkäyttäjä – Language Users of Tomorrow
November 14–16, 2013 University of Turku, School of Languages and Translation Studies
The symposium invites proposals for papers, posters and workshops related to the theme as well as to other areas of applied linguistics. There will also be three keynote lectures, and the invited speakers are
Michał Krzyżanowski, Örebro University, Sweden
Language Ideologies in/and Supranational Organisational Spaces: A Discourse-Ethnographic Analysis of Multilingual Communication in European Union Institutions
Crispin Thurlow, University of Washington (Seattle), USA
Language Workers of the World, Unite!
Camilla Wide, University of Turku
Language on the Internet: how do young Swedish-speaking Finns write today?
The theme could be approached from the following perspectives:
First call for papers has now been published, you can find it here.
The symposium is partly sponsored by the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies (Tieteellisten seurain valtuuskunta), Utuling, the doctoral programme of languages and translation studies at the University of Turku, the Turku University Foundation (Turun Yliopistosäätiö), Lingsoft, and Finn Lectura. Langnet, the national doctoral programme in language studies, is also in collaboration with the symposium.