The Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA) is the national organisation for applied linguistics in Australia. ALAA aims to provide leadership in applied linguistics and supports the development of teaching, learning and research in the field. ALAA includes national and international members and is affiliated with the Association Internationale de Linguistique Appliquée (AILA).
promotion of research and teaching in applied linguistics
support for public development of policy in relation to language issues
hosting an annual conference
producing the journal Australian Review of Applied Linguistics
providing scholarships for student research in applied linguistics
joint sponsorship of the Australian Linguistics Institute with the Australian Linguistic Society
advocating on members behalf to government and other bodies
The ALAA Executive unanimously supports the Guidelines for Communication of Rights of non Native Speakers of English in Australia, England and Wales, and the USA.
Engaging diversity: Creating connections and building knowledge
26th - 28th November 2018
University of Wollongong
We are pleased to announce that THE CALL FOR PAPERS for the ALAA2018 is now open. Proposals for papers, workshops/colloquia, posters and lightning talks can be submitted through the conference website: https://www.alaa2018conference.com/
The Applied Linguistics landscape is rapidly changing due to the diversity of social, political and educational issues. The theme of the conference – Engaging Diversity: Creating Connections and Building Knowledge – provides a forum for discussing how the discipline can respond effectively to the challenges and opportunities afforded in local and global contexts. A pre-conference Pronunciation Symposium will be held on 25th November 2018.
We look forward to welcoming you in Wollongong in November 2018.
Conference abstracts are to be submitted online through the conference website, following the submission guidelines: https://www.alaa2018conference.com/
*Please note that abstracts for the Pronunciation Symposium are to be submitted separately to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for submission: 15th April 2018.