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 Special issue on ‘Translation Studies

Guest Editors:

Cristina A. Huertas Abril

(PhD, University of Córdoba, Spain): cristina.huertas@uco.es

&

Aurora Ruiz Mezcua

(PhD, University of Córdoba, Spain): aurora.ruiz@uco.es

We would like to cordially invite you to consider contributing an article to the special issue on ‘Translation and Interpretation Studies’ of the International Journal of Language & Applied Linguistics.

 

Translation and interpreting have long helped inter-communication. But they are not simply a linguistic process. They are much more complex than replacing a given source language with the target language, and include cultural, political, situational and educational nuances, for mentioning some of them, that can shape the attitudes and understanding of the recipients. We live in an inter-linked world, full of languages and communication needs, that is why the growth of centres for teaching Translation and Interpretation has widely increased in the past years over the world. 21st century society cannot be understood without this multilingual approach.

Thus, the aim of this issue is to promote the discussion and dissemination of new ideas and practices in this field. Researchers can present a complete and detailed specification of the many approaches that his topic brings to the sphere. Authors are invited to submit their papers in English, presenting the results of original research or innovative practical applications in Translation or Interpretation.

TOPICS

Key issues in this issue will focus on (but are not limited to):

– Audiovisual translation and localisation

– Didactics of translation and interpreting

– Interpreting

– Legal and business translation

– Literary and editorial translation

– Medical translation

– Scientific and Technical translation

 

PAPER SUBMISSION AND PUBLICATION

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit an article proposal (up to 200 words) that explains how the proposal fits with the focus and scope of the issue. The typical outline for an article may include: title, name of the author/s and affiliation, research goals/questions/methods, theoretical framing, successes, challenges, social and institutional impacts, teaching and learning impacts, and implications for future research. Bibliographical references are accepted within the abstract proposal. Article proposals should be submitted by 30th April 2016.

Complete articles should be submitted by 15th June 2016 to the email addresses indicated above by indicating ‘Article proposal + name of the author/s’ in the subject of the email.

Articles will be peer-blind reviewed and acceptance will be communicated to authors by 15th July 2016. Final publication of the issue will be 15th Sept. 2016.

 

IMPORTANT DATES

– Article submission: 15th June 2016

– Acceptance decision (with modifications, if applicable): 15th July 2016

– Corrections by authors: 31st July 2016

– Final version of article submission: 1st Sept. 2016

– Publication of the issue: 15th Sept. 2016

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CALL FOR PAPERS

 Special issue on ‘Current Approaches to Bilingualism

Guest Editors:

Mª Elena Gómez Parra

(PhD in Applied Linguistics, University of Córdoba, Spain): elena.gomez@uco.es

&

Cristina A. Huertas

(PhD in Applied Linguistics, University of Córdoba, Spain): cristina.huertas@uco.es

We would like to cordially invite you to consider contributing an article to the special issue on ‘Current Approaches to Bilingualism’ of the International Journal of Language & Applied Linguistics.

Bilingualism can be found at the heart of most educational policies around the world. 21st century society cannot be understood if a multilingual approach to education is not the keystone. That is the reason why many bilingual courses are being developed around the world (many of them into innovative and dynamic programmes).

The aim of this issue is to promote the discussion and dissemination of new ideas and practices in this field, with the results from practical implementation of bilingual programmes, comparisons, observations and good practices, so that researchers can present a complete and detailed specification of this approach into educational curricula. Authors are invited to submit their papers in English, presenting the results of original research or innovative practical applications in the field.

 

TOPICS

Key issues in this issue will focus on (but are not limited to):

– Bilingualism theory

– Fundamental concepts in bilingual education

– Student participation in bilingual programmes

– Adaptation of bilingual education to the European Higher Education

– Assessment of bilingual programmes

– CLIL and bilingual education

– Quality of bilingual programmes

– Social impact of bilingual education

– Curriculum development for bilingual education

 

PAPER SUBMISSION AND PUBLICATION

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit an article (between 3000 – 7000 words) that explains how the proposal fits with the focus and scope of the issue. The typical outline for an article may include: title, name of the autor/s and affiliation, research goals/questions/methods, theoretical framing, successes, challenges, social and institutional impacts, teaching and learning impacts, and implications for future research. Bibliographical references are accepted within the abstract proposal.

Articles should be submitted by 15th July 2015 to the email addresses indicated above by indicating ‘Article proposal + name of the author/s’ in the subject of the email.

Articles will be peer-blind reviewed and acceptance will be communicated to authors by 1st Sept. 2015. Final publication of the issue will be 1st Oct. 2015.

 

IMPORTANT DATES

– Article submission: 15th July 2015

– Acceptance decision (with modifications, if applicable): 1st August 2015

– Corrections by authors: 1st Sept. 2015

– Final version of article submission: 15th Sept. 2015

– Publication of the issue: 1st Oct. 2015

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CALL FOR PAPERS

 Special issue on ‘Intercultural Education and the 21st Century School

Guest Editors:

Mª Elena Gómez Parra

(PhD in Applied Linguistics, University of Córdoba, Spain): elena.gomez@uco.es

&

Irina Golubeva

(PhD in Applied Linguistics, University of Pannonia, Hungary): irina.golubeva.1@gmail.com

We would like to cordially invite you to consider contributing an article to the special issue on ‘Intercultural Education and the 21st Century School’ of the International Journal of Language & Applied Linguistics Journal.

Intercultural (IC) Education is the keystone for relevant policies and for most educational institutions all over the world. The abilities, skills and competences identified by ‘Interculture’ are becoming inextricably joint to the most essential and fundamental bases of how institutions implement and how policies understand education in the 21st century. The need to observe and analyse school practices, to implement adequate programmes, to design coherent systems and to finally learn from the results of this process which is becoming an essential prerequisite for the avoidance of conflicts and the living in peace of the peoples in today’s world. Living together in peace is our common goal; and learning and teaching of this definitely starts at school.

 Thus, the aim of this issue is to promote the discussion about the convergence between theoretical concepts with the results from practical implementation of programmes, observations and good practices, so that researchers can present a complete and detailed specification of this approach into educational curricula. Articles will be inspected to check that they contribute to the better understanding of the merging of these two areas. Authors are invited to submit their papers in English, presenting the results of original research or innovative practical applications in the field.

 

TOPICS

Key issues in this issue will focus on (but are not limited to):

– General IC Theory

– Fundamental Concepts Underpinning IC Education

– IC Educational Fields

– Student participation in intercultural research

– Adaptation of IC Education to the European Higher Education

– Assessment of Intercultural learning outcomes

– Innovative teaching methods in the field of Intercultural Education

– Intercultural training for career and intercultural skills development

– Definition of ‘knowledge’ within Intercultural Education

– Quality and evaluation of teaching IC

– Social impact of IC Education

– Curriculum development for Intercultural Education

 

PAPER SUBMISSION AND PUBLICATION

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit an article proposal (up to 300 words) that explains how the proposal fits with the focus and scope of the issue. The typical outline for an article may include: title, name of the autor/s and affiliation, research goals/questions/methods, theoretical framing, successes, challenges, social and institutional impacts, teaching and learning impacts, and implications for future research. Bibliographical references are accepted within the abstract proposal.

Articles should be submitted by 31st December 2015 to the email addresses indicated above by indicating ‘Article proposal + name of the author/s’ in the subject of the email.

Articles will be peer-blind reviewed and acceptance will be communicated to authors by 15th Feb. 2016. Final publication of the issue will be 1st June 2016.

 

IMPORTANT DATES

– Article submission: 31st Dec. 2015

– Acceptance decision (with modifications, if applicable): 15th Feb. 2016

– Corrections by authors: 15th March 2016

– Final version of article submission: 15th April 2016

– Publication of the issue: 1st June 2016

 

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Call for Papers

International Journal of Language and Applied Linguistics (IJLAL) invites professional (applied) linguists and language researchers to submit their scholarly papers to IJLAL. All submissions can be made in *.doc or *.docx format. A PDF copy of the manuscript should also be submitted if it contains special symbols, phonetic transcription, or characters from languages other than English.

Acceptable Scope for Manuscripts

Authors can submit (a) research papers, (b) research notes or reports, (c) or ‘state of the art’ articles. Acceptable themes include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • First and additional language learning, teaching, and use
  • Language assessment and testing
  • Language for Special Purposes (ESP)
  • Language for Academic Purposes (LAP)
  • Language education
  • Critical pedagogy
  • Critical Applied Linguistics (CALx)
  • Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC)
  • Multimodal communication
  • Learner/Teacher beliefs
  • Multiple Intelligences
  • Materials evaluation
  • Gender studies
  • Teacher/Learner identity studies
  • Foreign/second language classroom-centered research
  • Foreign/second language classroom action research
  • Foreign language motivation research
  • Foreign language anxiety research
  • Second/Foreign language learner/teacher factors
  • Language skills (teaching/learning) research
  • Recast and feedback in language classroom
  • Teacher education
  • Bilingualism and multilingualism
  • Language planning and policies
  • Conversation analysis
  • Discourse analysis
  • Critical discourse analysis
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Pragmatics

There is also room for a forum section in each issue which aims at enhancing debate between authors and the wider community of applied linguists; the forum section is dedicated to short pieces of writing which are typically responses to a published article, a short research note or report, or a commentary on research issues or professional practices. The Journal also contains a review section which is dedicated to State of the Art papers.

The next issue will be published on June 15, 2015.

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