• Title:Call for Papers / Conference on on Multilingualism in the Past, Present, and Future: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Post Date:2018-12-17

Organizer: College of Foreign Languages and Literature

National Chengchi University (NCCU), Taipei, Taiwan

Conference Date: 23-24 November 2019

Call for Papers Deadline: 21 January 2019


The College of Foreign Languages and Literature at National Chengchi University (NCCU) is organizing a conference on “Multilingualism in the Past, Present, and Future: Opportunities and Challenges.” The conference will take place on 23-24 November 2019 in, Taipei, R.O.C. 


Conference Theme

We invite scholars and postgraduate students with a research interest in the phenomenon of multilingualism and its centrality to literatures, linguistics, language teaching, cultures, and translation studies. This conference aims to bring together researchers from different disciplines to offer new perspectives on multilingualism through a supra-spatiotemporal scope.  


The papers concerned with the following six topics will be preferred:

·        Language and multi-culturalism

·        Language, mind, and brain in a multilingual context

·        Literature and multi-culturalism

·        Multilingualism in Islamic societies

·        TESOL and foreign language education

·        Translation and cross-cultural phenomena


Submission Guideline

An abstract in English or Mandarin Chinese of max. 350 words should be sent to Dr. Su isu@nccu.edu.tw and chingan@nccu.edu.tw, accompanied by a brief curriculum vitae by 21 January 2019. A notification of acceptance will be issued on 15 March 2019.


Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline: 21 January 2019

Notification of acceptance: 15 March 2019

Conference date: 23-24 November 2019


Other Information

Authors who are invited to present at the conference are encouraged to submit their papers to the scopus-indexed refereed journals published by the College of Foreign Languages and Literature, NCCU, and to other relevant journals.


·        Taiwan Journal of Linguistics《台灣語言學期刊》http://tjl.nccu.edu.tw/main/volumes/tw

·        The Wenshan Review《文山評論:文學與文化》


·        Taiwan Journal of TESOL《台灣英語教學期刊》



Should you have any enquiry related to the conference and the abstract submission, please contact isu@nccu.edu.tw or chingan@nccu.edu.tw

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