International Conference

CHALLENGING READING: ENGLISH-LANGUAGE EDUCATION WITH CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS

11-12 March 2016 an international conference will take place at the University of Münster on reading as a deeply mindful activity, spanning education with the youngest EFL/ESL learners to advanced secondary students. Conference webpage: www.uni-muenster.de/Anglistik/Research/Tefl/challengingreading/index.html

Plenary Speakers:
Professor Victoria Murphy, University of Oxford
Professor Marek Oziewicz, University of Minnesota
Professor Junko Yokota (em.) National Louis University, Chicago
Assoc. Professor Susanne Reichl, University of Vienna

Strands:
STRAND 1: THE CHALLENGE OF LANGUAGE PLAY AND LANGUAGE CREATIVITY
STRAND 2: THE MULTI-LITERACY CHALLENGE OF MULTIMODAL LITERATURE
STRAND 3: THE CRITICAL CHALLENGE OF AVOIDING THE SINGLE STORY
STRAND 4: THE COGNITIVE CHALLENGE OF EXPLORING ALTERNATIVE WORLDS

News

We are delighted to announce that we have two partner journals: the first is a bilingual journal based in Croatia that publishes research on children’s literature, Libri & Liberi, Journal of Research on Children’s Literature and Culture, http://www.librietliberi.org. The second is a TEFL journal based in the UK, Humanising Language Teaching http://www.hltmag.co.uk/apr14/index.htm. Both journals are available in an open-access electronic version, and publish several issues annually. We are glad of their interest and support.