Invited Speakers

  • Adéyẹmí R. Ọlábímpé, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Ali Shehadeh, UAE University, United Arab Emirates
  • Aliy Abdulwahid Adebisi, University of Ilorin, Nigeria.
  • Anatoliy Kharkhurin, American University of Sharjah, UAE
    The impact of Bilingual Creative Education on school students’ second language aptitude and divergent thinking.
  • Andy Kirkpatrick, Griffith University, Australia
    Language Education Policy in Southeast Asia: implications for Asian languages
  • Anna Hickey-Moody, THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY, Australia
  • Anna Llauradó, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Using drawing to scaffold writing learning
  • Arif Sarıçoban, Hacettepe University, Turkey
    Analysis of Poetry: A Lingua-stylistic Approach
  • Arlette Ingram Willis, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Champaign, IL, USA
    Understanding Race in Language and Literacy Research
  • Arlys Van Wyk, Unit for Academic Literacy: Sentrum vir Onderrig en Leer, Republic of South Africa
    Embedding literacies into the curriculum: an attempt at dealing with linguistic diversity in a multicultural, Higher Education institution.
  • Bienvenu Sene-Mongaba, Université Pédagogique Nationale, France
    The Making of A Bilingual Sciences Dictionary for Students Speaking An Under-resourced Language. The Case of a Bilingual French-Lingala Dictionary for Congolese Students.
  • Burcu Yaman Ntelioglou, Brandon University, Canada
    Linguistic and Cultural Diversity as a Resource in Urban Schools in Canada: Community-Engaged, Multilingual and Multimodal Language and Literacy Pedagogies
  • Camilla Monaco, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
  • Candace Skibba, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
    Blended Learning in the Foreign Language and Literature Classroom:Can technology solve the age-old question of seamlessly blending language and content?
  • Celestino Oriikiriza, Makerere University, Uganda
    A Framework for Disambiguation of the Meaning of Near-synonyms: A Study of English and Lugungu
  • Charles Anderson , University of Edinburgh , UK
  • Christopher Rizza, Oxford Brookes University, UK
    Grotesque Realism in Football Songs
  • Cristina Aliagas-Marin, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
  • Cristina Pinto da Silva, Centro de Estudos Interculturais , Portugal
    Hidden voices: Uncovering learners’ theories in the English Language classroom
  • Dacian Dorin Dolean, Babes Bolyai University, Romania.
  • Devin Jenkins, University of Colorado Denver, USA
  • DE Mutasa, Univesity of South Africa,  South Africa
    Challenges to mother-tongue education in sub-Saharan Africa.  
  • Dina C. Castro, University of North Texas, USA
  • Dorinda J. Carter Andrews, Michigan State University, USA
  • Dra. Pilar Irala-Hortal, Universidad San Jorge, Spain
    La capacidad retórica del lenguaje fotográfico
  • Dra. Claudia Poblete Olmedo, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile
    Academic Writing Development in Higher Education
  • Elisabeth Karuza, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Influences of underlying network architecture on the learning process
  • Ernest Jakaza, Midlands State University, Zimbabwe
  • Fabrizio Gallai, Bologna University, Italy
    A cognitive-pragmatic approach to legal interpreting – beyond the existing Codes of ethics
  • G. A. Ghanshyam, Pt. Revati Raman Mishra Govt. College, India
    Language Education: A Paradigm Shift
  • Genevoix Nana, The Open University, United Kingdom
  • Gladys Nyarko Ansah, Department of English, University of Ghana, Ghana
    Cultural Conceptualisations of democracy and political discourse in Ghana
  • Gloria Chamorro, University of Kent, UK
    An eye-tracking study on the effects of L1 re-exposure in native speakers of Spanish under L1 attrition
  • Gülay Sarıçoban, Hacettepe University, Turkey
  • Gulbahar Beckett, Iowa State University, USA
    English Medium Policy and Practice: Professors’ Perceptions and Experience
  • Guofang Li, University of British Columbia, Canada
    New Literacies as Social Practices: Examining Low-Income English Learners’ Attitudes and Access to New Technologies
  • Hamzat Ishola Abdulraheem, KWARA State University, Nigeria
    Using Language Classification for Global Peace and Integration:  The role of Arabic Language
  • Helen Hughes, University of Surrey, UK
    Documentary and the concept of intercultural cinema
  • Hui-Yin Hsu, New York Institute of Technology, USA
  • Ivana Cechova, University of Defence, Czech Republic
    Social Networking Technology: Enhancing Student Learning in Higher Education
  • Isa A.Abubakar, Department of Arabic, Faculty of Arts, University of Ilorin, Nigeria.
  • Jan Hardman, University of York, United Kingdom
    Lecturer-student interaction in seminar -based teaching: from recitation to dialogue
  • Janaina Minelli-de-Oliveira, Rovira I Virgili University, Spain
    Insights from the appraisal theory: The construal of pedagogic subject positions in 3D learning environments
  • Jeff Schonberg, Angelo State University, USA
    A Tale from the Field: Morphological History and an Historical Mass Murder.
  • Jesus Garcia Laborda, Universidad de Alcala, Spain
    Current trends in technology for language testing
  • Kay Richardson, Department of Communication and Media, School of the Arts, University of Liverpool , United Kingdom.
    Humour in Performance – the vocal and verbal stylings of Victoria Wood
  • Kems Monaka, University of Botswana, South Africa
    The Art of Making the Non-Tswana Invisible:  The Case of marginalised languages in Botswana’s Education System
  • Khaled Ahmed, Cairo University, Egypt
    social network analysis and its applications
  • Lateef Onireti Ibraheem, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
    The Impact of Islamic Teachings on Arabic Poetry in Nigeria, from 1960 to 2010.
  • Laura Anelli, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
    Manipulation and Censorship in Audiovisual Translation: the case of American TV series dubbed into Italian
  • M. U. Ndagi, Nigeria University, Nigeria
  • Marisol del Teso Craviotto, Miami University, USA
    Discursive transformation of the migration social imaginary in contemporary Spain
  • Martin Dewey, King’s College London, United Kingdom
    Adopting a Global Englishes perspective in language pedagogy
  • Marjolijn van Weerdenburg, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Executive functions in literacy skill in children with SLI and dyslexia
  • Maryam Jahedi,  Universiti Putra Malaysia,  Malaysia
    Factors Affecting Willingness to Communicate in Class Discussion Discourse
  • Masasmichi Yuzawa, Hiroshima University, Japan
    Influences of the native language on young children’s learning sounds of a second language: From the point of view of the working memory theory.
  • Michela Montesi, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
  • Minda Morren Lopez, Texas State University, USA
    Language Ideologies in Multilingual Education
  • Mirela Papandreou, Rockford University, USA
    An exploratory study of Cross-Cultural Activity
  • Modesta Di Paola, Department of Culture and Societies, University of Palermo, Italy
    Visual Translation: Towards an Epistemology of Cultural Translation in Visual Art
  • Mohammad Salehi, Sharif University of Technology, Iran
    Assessing pragmatics.
  • Mohammed Nahar Al-Ali, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
    Genre-evaluative Strategies in Arabic Book Reviews
  • Nilton Varela Hitotuzi, Universidade Federal do Oeste do Pará, Brazil
    English Lessons through Process Drama for Primary School Pupils: an action research study
  • Niloufar Jalali-Moghadam, Örebro university, Sweden
    Child bilingualism and dyslexia: cognitive performances and pedagogical needs
  • Nira Mashal, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
  • Olivera Gajić, Faculty of Philosophy,University of Novi Sad, Serbia
    Students Competences for Self-Regulated and Problem Based Learning in Teaching Literature.
  • Orna Peleg, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Perceptual simulations during sentence comprehension – A comparison between typical adolescents and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder
  • Rachele Antonini, Department of Interpreting and Translation University of Bologna , Italy
  • Rachael Barron-Duncan, Central Michigan University, USA
    Franco-American Divides – Elusive Imagery / Intangible Text
  • Reiko Yoshida, University of South Australia, Australia
  • Ruth Vilà, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
  • Robert Kraemer, University of Utah, USA
  • Sandra Lee McKay, San Francisco State University, USA
  • Saad Fathy ShawerKing Saud University, Saudi Arabia
    Classroom-level language curriculum development
  • Sadia Kamran, Kinnaird College for Women, Pakistan
    Culture of Cynicism and its Satirical Expressions in Pakistani Art
  • Susana de Andrés, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain
    Advertising Language construction of Symbolic Gender Violence
  • Sonia Gallucci, Regent’s Institute of Languages and Culture, UK
    international students: a minority group in need of psychological support
  • Stephanie De Anda, San Diego State University & University of California, USA
    Early Language Interaction in Bilingual Toddlers
  • Tatiana Shiryaeva, Pyatigorsk State University, Russia
    Methodological bases of business discourse research
  • Ursula Wingate, King’s College, UK
  • Veronika Makarova, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
    Heritage language use and language exposure in case of Russian-speaking bilingual/multilingual children in Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Vuyokazi Nomlomo, University of the Western Cape, South africa
    Towards innovative approaches to Multilingualism and Multiliteracies in South African Universities
  • Xiao-huang Yin, American Studies Department, Occidental College, U.S.A.
    Transnational Agent: Chinese Language as a Community Building Tool in the Chinese Diasporic Experience
  • Ximena Acuña, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile
    Conceptual metaphore in Chilean Sign Language
  • Yi Yong, Chagnzhou University, China
    The use of empathy in translation and communication
  • Zekiye Müge Tavil, English Language Teaching Department, Gazi University, Turkey
  • Zubeida Desai, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
    Learning through the medium of English in multilingual South Africa: Pros and cons


  • Adrienne Mowry, Tawny Nesmith, Sara Baldwin, and Erick Quinonez, University of Utah, USA
    The relationship of home language support and language of instruction in English vocabulary development in Spanish-English bilingual children: Year one of a longitudinal study.
  • Alexandra Ketchoyian, University of Utah, USA
    Practices of school-based Speech-Language Pathologists assessing language impairment in English learning children: Is there a relationship between practice and training?
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