This academic event is committed to the interdisciplinary promotion and support of research on literacies and discourse studies to push further the boundaries of applied linguistics. Papers drawing on research experiences around topics such as literacies, multilingualism(s) and discourse studies are welcome. Some key areas within these broad topics which contributors could explore include, but are not limited to:


Literacies: Early literacy, digital literacy, multimodality, bilingualism/biliteracies


Multilingualism(s): Language planning & policy, languages in contact, minority languages, community-based pedagogies in multilingual contexts


Discourse Studies: Classroom discourse(s), political discourse(s), media discourse(s), narrative(s)

Key Note Speakers


Ken Beatty, PhD - Anaheim University


Frances Giampapa, PhD - University of Bristol


Roisin Ni Mhochai, MA - Bath Spa University


International Scientific Committee


Dr Adriana Patiño – University of Southampton – UK


Dr Judy Sharkey – University of New Hampshire – USA


Dr Ron Thomson - Brock University – Canada


Dr Barbara Scholes Gillings de González - Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico


Dr Gloria Ramírez-Thompson Rivers University, Canada


Dr Diógenes Cândido de Lima - Universidade Estadual do Sudoeste da Bahia, Brazil


Dr Telma Gimenez - Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Brazil


Dr Theresa Austin - University of Massachusetts Amherst


Organizing Committee


Harold Castañeda-Peña, PhD - Master Programme in TEFL, Coordinator


Nancy Gómez Bonilla - B.Ed. Programme in English, Coordinator


Programa Académico


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