Simposi 2018 – El bilingüisme avui: problemes clau del bilingüisme i de l’educació bilingüe
Data: Dissabte, 23 de juny del 2018
Hora: 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Lloc: Tsukuba University, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japó
Llengües de treball: anglès i japonès
Description: The main focus of attention in language endangerment is language loss and maintenance. Language revitalization is also the concern of ‘bilingualism.’ A positive and proactive approach to bilingualism helps to organize a society that contains several languages and language communities. How is the concept of bilingualism viewed in societies in Asia and Japan? Have views of bilingualism changed? Is there language awareness about ‘bilingualism’ in schools? Is second/foreign language education in schools viewed as a gateway to personal bilingualism or something else? Do people recognize the various community languages around them? Linguapax Asia invites proposals for (a) individual papers and (b) poster sessions in all areas of research in Bilingualism, Multilingualism, Bilingual education, Language policy, Family bilingualism, Japanese as second language, Deaf Sign language, Heritage language, Mother tongue, Migration, Language and identity, Language loss and maintenance. There will be a panel on Deaf Sign Bilingualism: Japanese Sign Language, Japanese and English interpretation provided.
Abstract submission: Please send your proposal for a paper or poster session to both Dr. Sachiyo Fujita-Round, Program Director at firstname.lastname@example.org and Alexandra Shaitan at email@example.com by the deadline, January 15th, 2018.