“Language Dynamics and Management of Diversity"

The SAGE Handbook of Sociolinguistics

The SAGE Handbook of Sociolinguistics will be published soon. Directed by University of Lancaster Ruth Wodak, Barbara Johnstone & Paul E Kerswill, it also contains contributions from DYLAN Coordinators Anne-Claude Berthoud and Georges Lüdi.
More information are available here.

Ruth Wodak in the Academia Europea

We would like to congratulate on behalf of DYLAN WP2 Manager Ruth Wodak who has just become a member of the prestigious Academia Europea. The latter is a functioning European Academy of Humanities, Letters and Sciences, composed of individual members, and membership is by invitation.

Mehrsprachigkeit aus der Perspektive zweier EU-Projekte: DYLAN meets LINEE

We are glad to announce this recent publication directed by University of Vienna researchers Cornelia Hülmbauer, Eva Vetter & Heike Böhringer,and based on a workshop at the 36th Österreichische Linguistiktagung (ÖLT) in Vienna.
Within this book you will find contributions by several DYLAN members such as Barbara Seidlhofer (UNIVIE), Ulrike Vogl (FUB), Michal Krzyzanowski & Ruth Wodak (LANCS).
You will find more details here.

Third Newsletter now available

We would like to announce that our third newsletter is now available. It can downloaded directly from the newsletter page of the DYLAN website. And the dilemma of your seaside reading has been solved!

DYLAN doctoral school: Deadline for application extended

We are pleased to announce that the deadline for application to the second DYLAN doctoral school has been extended. The new deadline is 15 July 2010.

Aiming at fostering the dialogue on multilingualism and linguistic diversity in Europe and beyond, the school will explore the following topics:

- Incentives in language behaviour
- Models of Language dynamics
- Socio-psychological dimensions of individual multilingualism

For further details on the contents, programme and organisation of the Second DYLAN Doctoral School, incl. application procedure and practicalities, please visit the dedicated DYLAN webpage.

The Economics of the Multilingual Workplace

DYLAN WP4 Manager François Grin is the co-author of this new publication (in collaboration with Claudio Sfreddo and François Vaillancourt), which proposes a path-breaking study of the economics of multilingualism at work, proposing a systematic approach to the identification and measurement of the ways in which language skills and economic performance are related. If you are interested, more information and an order form can be found by downloading this PDF file.

Conference “Migrations: Interdisciplinary Perspectives”

The Forum for Interdisciplinary Dialogue: “Ideas, Innovation and Communication” will organise this international symposium, dedicated to the discussion of the multiple interdisciplinary dimensions of ‘migrations’, both from the viewpoints of the Social Sciences and Humanities as well as from the manifold perspectives of the Natural Sciences.
It will be held at the University of Vienna on the 1-3 July 2010, and is co-organised by DYLAN’s WP2 Manager Ruth Wodak. You can satisfy your curiousity on the conference website, available here.

UAB Work session on teaching in English at university: IV Trobada sobre Semiimmersió a Catalunya: Ensenyament en Anglès a la Universitat Cosmopolita.

The UAB DYLAN team participated in the organisation of a work session directed at university teaching staff, policy makers and the broader university community, held on 01 June, 2010. UAB DYLAN members Luci Nussbaum and Cristina Escobar presented findings from the UAB DYLAN team’s research. University authorities and professors experienced in teaching content subjects in English at the UAB also spoke.

Stelle an der Uni Bozen/Bolzano noch frei

Die Universität Bozen hat eine Stelle ausgeschrieben, mit der das Bozener DYLAN Team Verstärkung für das Kompetenzzentrum Sprachen eine/n Forscher/in im Bereich Germanistik sucht.

Je nach Curriculum ist die Einstellung als doc oder post-doc möglich.

Der Einsendeschluss für Bewerbungen ist bis zum 21.Juni.2010 verlängert worden. Weitere Informationen finden Sie auf der Webseite der Universität Bozen.

colloque "les mots des autres" 10-12.06.10

Votre présence est la bienvenue à la conférence internationale LES MOTS DES AUTRES. APPROCHES LINGUISTIQUES DE LA DIVERSITÉ en l'honneur de Prof. ém. Georges Lüdi

QUAND: 10 - 12 juin 2010
OÙ: Université de Bâle, Kollegienhaus, Petersplatz 1, Bâle, Suisse
ORGANISATEURS: Institut d'études françaises & francophones (IEFF), Université de Bâle
INSCRIPTION : jusqu'au 3 juin 2010 auprès de Eva Eskari
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