CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: “Language Awareness: Achievements and Challenges”

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: “Language Awareness: Achievements and Challenges”

Department of Humanities, Hedmark University College, Norway is happy to announce the 12th International Conference of the Association for Language Awareness (ALA 2014) in Hamar, Norway from July 1-4, 2014. Join us during the long summer days in Norway for this international conference. The theme of the conference is:

“Language Awareness: Achievements and Challenges”

Plenary speakers

  • Agneta Svalberg (University of Leicester)
  • Ofelia García (City University of New York)
  • Kenneth Hyltenstam (Stockholm University)
  • Arne Torp (University of Oslo)
  • Kari Fraurud and Ellen Bijvoet (Stockholm University)


We welcome abstracts that address any aspects of research on language awareness. Submissions are encouraged to focus on the state of the art within relevant research areas, and on challenges and future avenues of research related to language awareness.

Deadline: November 15, 2013

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On behalf of the conference committee

Professor Lars Anders Kulbrandstad (chair)
Assistant professor Gunhild Alstad (conference coordinator)

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