september, 2018

14sep(sep 14)12:0016(sep 16)14:00PRISEAL 201812:00 - 14:00 (16) Veröld hús Vigdísar Event Organized By: Stofnun Vigdísar Finnbogadóttur Event Type :Conference

Event Details

PRISEAL 4 - 14 - 16. September, 2018

PRISEAL 4 – 14 – 16. September, 2018

We are delighted to invite you to the Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute for Languages, a UNESCO Centre, at the University of Iceland for the next PRISEAL Conference. This is the fourth conference building the community and developing the debates begun in Tenerife (2007), Katowice (2011) and Coimbra (2015). The issues and challenges discussed there have intensified for researchers of all disciplines who use English as an Additional Language, and research and practice have moved to address them in interesting ways.

Our 2018 theme – Research and Practice: Moving Forward – is designed to encourage contributions from the widest possible range of scholars and practitioners involved in EAL/ERPP today.

Aiming at a better understanding of how research supports practice of users of English as an Additional Language, we invite submissions from journal publishers, editors and reviewers; authors and translators; teachers, materials writers and course designers for English for Research Publication Purposes; and scholars within humanities and social science fields including applied linguistics.

 

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Karen Englander, York University, Ontario.
Anna Kristina Hultgren, Open University.
Hafdís Ingvarsdóttir, University of Iceland.

Contact: For all conference matters please contact Jóna Guðrún Guðmundsdóttir <jgg10@hi.is>, or check our website and Facebook (PRISEAL).

We look forward to welcoming you to Reykjavík in September 2018!

Sally Burgess, University of La Laguna

Margaret Cargill, University of Adelaide

Hafdis Ingvarsdottir, University of Iceland

Birna Arnbjornsdottir, University of Iceland.

About the conference and call for papers

Submissions and registration

Submissions for 20-minute papers or colloquia with 3-6 papers in the form of 300-word abstracts per presentation should be submitted through the link below by January 15, 2018. Thank you to those who have already submitted papers by e-mail.

Deadline for abstract submission January 15, 2018
Notification of acceptance February 15, 2018
Presenter registration deadline Friday July 1, 2018 (early bird closing date)

Selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings.

We look forward to welcoming you to Reykjavík in September 2018!

Sally Burgess, University of La Laguna
Margaret Cargill, University of Adelaide
Hafdis Ingvarsdottir, University of Iceland
Birna Arnbjornsdottir, University of Iceland.

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Conference dates: 14 – 16. September, 2018
Hosted by the Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute for Languages, University of Iceland https://vigdis.hi.is/

We are delighted to invite you to the Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute for Languages, a UNESCO Centre, at the University of Iceland for the next PRISEAL Conference. This is the fourth conference building the community and developing the debates begun in Tenerife (2007), Katowice (2011) and Coimbra (2015). The issues and challenges discussed there have intensified for researchers of all disciplines who use English as an Additional Language, and research and practice have moved to address them in interesting ways.

Our 2018 theme – Research and Practice: Moving Forward – is designed to encourage contributions from the widest possible range of scholars and practitioners involved in EAL/ERPP today.

Aiming at a better understanding of how research supports practice of users of English as an Additional Language, we invite submissions from journal publishers, editors and reviewers; authors and translators; teachers, materials writers and course designers for English for Research Publication Purposes; and scholars within humanities and social science fields including applied linguistics.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • academic publishing issues (e.g. advantages and limitations of open-access vs. commercial publishers; predatory journals and publishers)
  • the geopolitics of academic writing (e.g. dominance of English, epistemicide, English as a Lingua Franca)
  • academic ethics from a cross-cultural perspective (e.g. plagiarism and academic integrity)
  • the process of writing for publication
  • translation and editing in the academic context
  • assessing and teaching English for research and publication purposes
  • peer-review in intercultural and multilingual contexts

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:
Karen Englander, York University, Ontario.
Anne Kristina Hultgren, Open University.
Hafdís Ingvarsdóttir, University of Iceland.

Submissions and registration

Submissions for 20-minute papers in the form of 300-word abstracts should be e-mailed to by January 15, 2018.
Please mark clearly in subject line> Abstract PRISEAL4. The abstract should be in either .doc, .docx, or .rtf format, using 2.5 cm (1 inch) margins and a 12 pt font. Each abstract should clearly indicate the title of the talk, and may include references. The body of the email message should also contain the following information: name(s) of the author(s), affiliation, and contact details (postal and email address). Further information on registration and social activities will be announced soon on the conference website.

Deadline for abstract submission January 15, 2018
Notification of acceptance February 15, 2018
Presenter registration deadline Friday July 1, 2018 (early bird closing date)

Contact: For all conference matters please contact jgg10@hi.is, or check our website and Facebook (PRISEAL).

We look forward to welcoming you to Reykjavík in September 2018!

Sally Burgess, University of La Laguna
Margaret Cargill, University of Adelaide
Hafdis Ingvarsdottir, University of Iceland
Birna Arnbjornsdottir, University of Iceland.

Important Dates

February 1, 2018 – Deadline for abstract submission

February 15, 2018 – Notification of acceptance

May 1, 2018 – Presenter registration deadline (early bird closing date)

Plenary speakers

Confirmed plenary speakers are:

Karen Englander, Ph.D., is an applied linguist with a focus on the policies, practices and pedagogies that affect plurilingual scholars seeking to publish their research in English. In addition to a dozen peer-reviewed papers and two published books (Writing Science in a Second Language, with David Hanauer, and Writing and Publishing Scientific Research Papers in English), she is collaborating with James Corcoran in the forthcoming book Critical Pragmatism and Scholarly Writing: Enacting Critical Plurilingual Pedagogies, and co-editing the forthcoming book Pedagogies   and   Policies   on   Publishing   Research   in   English:   Local   Initiatives   Supporting International   Scholars (with James Corcoran and Laura Muresan). She is a former professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico, and York University in Toronto, Canada.

Title: Resistance, Resignation, Appropriation, Deception: Agency in the Figured World of the Scholar in the Periphery

 

 

Dr. Anna Kristina Hultgren is Senior Lecturer in English Language and Applied Linguistics at The Open University, UK. She was educated at the Universities of Oxford (DPhil) and Copenhagen (MA), with visiting periods at Trinity College, Dublin, and University of Quebec. Kristina has been involved in researching English as an academic language since it began to take off in the Nordic countries. She was PI on the project Domain loss in Danish: Rhetoric or Reality? (funded by the Danish Research Council 2010-2012); a member of the Nordic Council-funded network Parallel Language Use at the Universities of the Nordic Countries (2011-2013); and a partner of the Leverhulme Trust-funded network English in Europe: Opportunity or threat? (2012–2014). She is author of the report Parallellingualism at Danish Universities: a status report 2013, has co-edited the volumes English in Nordic Universities and English-Medium Instruction in European Higher Education and written numerous journal articles.

Title: The rise of English as the language for academic publication: On equity, disadvantage and ‘non-nativeness’ as a red herring.

 

 

Dr. Hafdís Ingvarsdóttir is Professor of Language Education at the University of Iceland where she led the Teacher Education Program for a number of years. She was educated at University of Iceland (BA) and The University of Reading (MA and PhD.) and has been a visiting scholar at the University of Sydney, Brock University in Ontario, Canada and at the University of Copenhagen. Her main areas of inquiry are teacher education and teacher cognitions with special emphasis on foreign language learning and teaching. She has for the last few years mainly been involved in two nationwide longitudinal research projects: A study investigating pedagogical practices in upper-secondary schools, and a nationwide project on the status and use of English in Iceland. There she was particularly interested in how University professors experience the pressure of having to publish their research in English in international journals (ERPP). The results from the research project have just been published in a book “Language Development across the Life Span” and will be the focus of her talk. Hafdís’ work has been has published in international refereed journals and book chapters and she has co-edited two books on English in Iceland. In 2016 she was awarded an international reward by FIPLV (Fédération Internationale des Professeurs de Langues Vivantes) for her contribution to foreign language teaching and learning.

Title: Identity, authenticity and authorial voice: Personal narratives from a journey to the “Promised Land”.

TBA: Invited panels and round tables

Program

Schedule can be found HERE.

All rooms have state of the art computers with internet connections.

We can also accommodate laptops, but it is advisable to bring presentations on USB sticks. We strongly advise presenters to bring their lectures on USB sticks.

Practical Information (Getting here, Accommodation)

Venue

The conference will be held in Veröld – hús Vigdísar • Brynjólfsgata 1 (corner with Suðurgata) • 107 Reykjavík
Coordinates: 64.140001, -21.952594 or 64°08’24.0″N 21°57’09.3″W.  This is in walking distance from many hotels and accommodation options in downtown and west Reykjavík.

Closest bus-stops are Háskólabíó, Hótel Saga and, somewhat further away, Háskóli Íslands or Hagatorg.
The Building is connected with the main buildings of the university campus via a tunnel to the Háskólatorg building.

Plenty of free parking spaces are at the venue.

A map showing the venue, the center of town and recommended restaurants can be found HERE

Accommodation

Tourism in Iceland has grown immensely and moderately-priced lodging is quick to fill up. We encourage conference participants to book accommodation as early as possible to avoid high prices and limited availability. Websites such as Booking.com and Airbnb.com will provide information about a range of accommodation possibilities. For more information about hotels and other types of lodging in Reykjavik, see HERE.

Travel & Tours

Keflavík International Airport (KEF), the main airport in Iceland, is located 40 kilometers from Reykjavík, the capital city. Over 20 airlines offer flights to and from Iceland through the airport. For information about flights to Iceland, see HERE.

Transportation to Reykjavík from the airport is available by bus, Flybus or Grayline or taxi, see HERE and HERE.

The only public transportation in Reykjavík is the bus system, commonly called Stræto. See their website for information about fares, timetable, and a route planner, HERE.

The two main taxi companies in Reykjavík are Hreyfill, tel. +354 588 55 22 see HERE and Taxi BSR, tel. +354- 56 10000, see HERE. When calling for a taxi you can expect it to arrive within 10 minutes.

For a map of the Campus see HERE.

For daytours and excursions see HERE.

WIFI & Computers

The Internet can be accessed through Eduroam on the University premises. Conference internet will be available for others.

All rooms have state of the art computers with internet connections.

We can also accommodate laptops, but it is advisable to bring presentations on USB sticks. We strongly advise presenters to bring their lectures on USB sticks.

Money

The official currency in Iceland is ISK (Icelandic krona). Recognised credit/debit cards are accepted in all restaurants, shops, hotels and cash machines. For the official exchange rate of ISK towards major currencies, see HERE.

Language

The native language in Iceland is Icelandic, but English is widely used.

Registration and fees

Registration for the PRISEAL 4 conference has now been opened.

The conference fee is 15.000 ISK.

Please note that registration is not valid until a payment has been made.

Click here for the registration page.

Skráning

Boðið  er upp á afsláttarverð fyrir þátttöku á ráðstefnunni, þar sem móttaka laugardagskvöldið 15. september er ekki innifalin:

5000 kr.    Ráðstefnugjald 3 dagar  Smelltu HÉR til að greiða

3000 kr.    Ráðstefnugjald 1 dagur  Smelltu HÉR til að greiða

Proceedings - Submission of Papers (deadline 1 December 2018)

We warmly invite your submissions to this Special Issue of Publications,which will showcase selected contributions to the fourth PRISEAL Conference—Publishing and Presenting Research Internationally: Issues for Speakers of English as an Additional Language, plus additional papers that contribute substantially to the conference themes.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • academic publishing issues (e.g., advantages and limitations of open-access vs. commercial publishers; predatory journals and publishers)
  • the geopolitics of academic writing (e.g., dominance of English, epistemicide, English as a Lingua Franca)
  • academic ethics from a cross-cultural perspective (e.g., plagiarism and academic integrity)
  • the process of writing for publication
  • translation and editing in the academic context
  • assessing and teaching English for research and publication purposes
  • peer-review in intercultural and multilingual contexts

In terms of the genre, contributions can be think-pieces, theoretical discussions, research reports with empirical data, or reviews of relevant literature that lead to new insights for the field.

Further information HERE

Please submit your papers to jgg10@hi.is

Abstracts

A booklet with all abstracts can be downloaded HERE

Time

14 (Friday) 12:00 - 16 (Sunday) 14:00

Location

Veröld hús Vigdísar

Organizer

Stofnun Vigdísar Finnbogadóttur

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