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Full Title: Multilingual Manifestations and Consciousness: Issues and Perspectives of Multilingualism

      
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Start Date: 06-Apr-2017 - 07-Apr-2017
Contact: Shahrzad Mirzaei
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: With the goal of enriching our understanding and sharing recent discoveries on multilingualism, this conference will encompass a reflection on the notion of multilingualism by combining theoretical and methodological questions from various disciplines.

The conference theme may be addressed from various perspectives, including the three principle sub-themes listed below:

Linguistics

Cognition: Perception, Cognitive theories, The multilingual brain/memory, Crosslinguistic influence/transfer
Society: Social variation, Pedagogy, Linguistic policy, Standardization
Personality: Affective factors in language acquisition,
Linguistic identity/culture

Literature

Cognition: Linguistic memories, Memories tied to a particular language
Society: Linguistic dominance (e.g., colonial or post-colonial literature), Social influence on the choice of a particular language
Personality: Multi-identity : influence of multilingualism on the formation of identity
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics
Subject Language: French
LL Issue: 27.4951


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