Globalization and technological advancement have influenced the growth of language varieties in the world throughout the years. Thus, the language learning practices needs to adapt and sometimes adopt the changes. Yet, through multiliteracies pedagogy and the Lingua Franca concept within multicultural societies, practitioners and researchers could move along with the changes reflecting in the transformation of all aspects in their life, especially the cultural and linguistic diversity. As a result, more studies on multiliteracies, multicultural, and Lingua Franca open dialogues and highlight the understanding of the contemporary world we live in today.
With its 15 years of experience in the teaching and research on language, literature, and culture, Faculty of Language and Literature Education, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (FPBS UPI) hosts this year’s international conference in webinar form with theme "Multiliteracies, Multiculture, and Lingua Franca: Contemporary perspectives in language and literature studies". The webinar provides a forum for experts and professionals in this time of social distancing, to share their experiences, ideas, and visions. All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute through submissions of their abstracts and papers of original and unpublished results of research of conceptual, empirical, experimental, or artwork in all areas of language, literature, culture, and education from contemporary perspectives.
The scopes of the webinar includes, but not limited to: Literature and Culture Studies, Language Studies (including Sociolinguistics Studies, Anthropolinguistics Studies, Philology Studies, Pragmatics Studies, (Critical) Discourse Analysis, Psycholinguistics, Corpus Linguistics, Language Policy), Literacy and Language Education (including Literacy Studies, Language Acquisition, Language Teaching and Learning, Language Curriculum and Material Development) and Innovations in Language Teaching (including Technology in Language Teaching, Media, and Multimedia development).
|Open registration||May 1, 2020|
|Abstract Submission Deadline||July 31, 2020|
|Abstract Acceptance Notification||August 2, 2020|
|Registration Fee Payment Deadline||August 15, 2020|
|Full-Paper Submission Deadline||August 21, 2020|
|Publication Fee Payment Deadline||August 25, 2020|
|PPT Upload Deadline||August 25, 2020|
|Conference Date||August 31, 2020|
|Paper Revision Submission Deadline||September 11, 2020|