Call for papers open for EAP conference 2019
Sources and Resources: Engaging with the Academic Community
Plenary speaker: Hilary Nesi, Coventry University.
We are holding a one-day English for Academic Purposes conference on Saturday 09 March 2019. We invite practitioner-focused proposals in the following areas:
- Citation and stylistic choices
- Paraphrasing and synthesis
- Citing new and non-‐standard sources
- Citation and stance
- Citation in spoken discourse
- Pedagogical approaches to sources
- Reasons for quoting
- Mechanics of citation
- Misuse of sources
This list is not exhaustive; any relevant topics will be considered.
Sessions will be scheduled for 30 minutes, and may take the form of a presentation or a workshop. All sessions should end with a section outlining implications for teaching practice.
Deadline for abstracts: Monday 07 January 2019.
EAP conference in previous years
ELT has held an EAP conference for teaching professionals for the last six years:
- 2018 No Innocent Bystanders: Stance and Engagement in Academic Discourse. Plenary speaker: Zak Lancaster from Wake Forest University, North Carolina.
- 2017 Go with the Flow: coherence and cohesion in EAP discourse. Plenary speaker: Nigel Caplan from University of Delaware.
- 2016 Finding the Balance: Language and Content in EAP. Plenary speakers: Dan Jones from University of Leicester and Steve Kirk from University of Durham.
- 2015 Assessment in EAP: what’s the score? Plenary speakers: Hilary Nesi from Coventry University and Diane Schmitt from Nottingham Trent University.
- 2014 Innovation in EAP: the key to the future. Plenary speakers: Edward de Chazal from E M de Chazal Consulting Limited and Steve Kirk from University of Durham.
- 2013 Materials for Thought: moving best practice in EAP forward. Plenary speakers: Louis John Rogers from University of Reading and Diane Schmitt from Nottingham Trent University.
EAP Conference Presentations Archive
Visit the Conference presentations archive to have a look at presentations from previous years and the history of the conference.