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    FACULDADE DE LETRAS DA UNIVERSIDADE DE COIMBRA Largo da Porta Férrea 3004-530 Coimbra Portugal, FACULDADE DE LETRAS DA UNIVERSIDADE DE COIMBRA Largo da Porta Férrea 3004-530 Coimbra Portugal, Coimbra, República Portuguesa (mapa)

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PRISEAL 3
Researching, teaching and supporting research communication: Perspectives and prospects
Hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Coimbra, Portugal
30 October – 1 November 2015
FIRST CIRCULAR AND CALL FOR PAPERS

We are delighted to invite you to the World Heritage listed University of Coimbra for the third PRISEAL Conference (Publishing and Presenting Research Internationally: Issues for Speakers of English as an Additional Language), building the community and developing the debates begun in Tenerife (2007) and Katowice (2011). The issues and challenges discussed there have intensified for researchers of all disciplines who use English as an Additional Language, and research and practice have moved to address them in interesting ways. Our 2015 theme – Researching, teaching and supporting research communication: Perspectives and prospects – is designed to encourage contributions from the widest possible range of scholars and practitioners involved in these issues today.
Aiming at a better understanding of the complex situation of users of English as an Additional Language, we invite submissions from journal publishers, editors and referees; authors' editors and translators; teachers, materials writers and course designers for English for Research Publication Purposes; and scholars within humanities and social science fields including applied linguistics. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, these:
• academic publishing issues (e.g. advantages and limitations of open-access vs. commercial publishers; predatory journals and publishers)
• the geopolitics of academic writing (e.g. dominance of English, epistemicide , English as a Lingua Franca)
• academic ethics from a cross-cultural perspective (e.g. plagiarism and academic integrity)
• translation and editing in the academic context
• teaching of English for research and publication purposes
• peer-reviewing in intercultural and multilingual contexts

In an exciting development, PRISEAL 3 will be held in conjunction with METM15, the Mediterranean Editors and Translators Meeting, offering opportunities for shared sessions, cross-attendance and common social events. See the conference website for more information as it comes to hand, or check MET out at http://www.metmeetings.org/ .


For more details of the venue, see http://visitportugalblog.blogspot.com.au/2013/06/the-university-of-coimbra-was.html

Confirmed Plenary Speakers
Professor John Swales (University of Michigan)
Professor Theresa Lillis (The Open University, UK)
Associate Professor Mary Jane Curry (University of Rochester, NY)
Dr Gibson Ferguson (University of Sheffield)
Professor Carmen Pérez Llantada (University of Zaragoza)

Submissions and registration
Submissions for 20-minute papers in the form of 300-word abstracts should be e-mailed to priseal2015@gmail.com by 10 April 2015. The abstracts should be sent as an attachment to an email message, in either .doc, .docx, or .rtf format, using 2.5 cm (1 inch) margins and a 12 pt font. Each abstract should clearly indicate the title of the talk, and may include references. The body of the email message should also contain the following information: name(s) of the author(s), affiliation, and contact details (postal and email address). Further information on dates for notification of acceptance, venue, registration, social activities and accommodation will be announced on the conference website (http://ppriseal.webs.ull.es/index.html) and in the second call for papers in the course of the next few months.
Deadline for abstract submission Friday 10 April 2015

Publication opportunities: We envisage at least one edited book as an outcome of the conference.
Contact: For all conference matters please contact priseal2015@gmail.com
We look forward to welcoming you to Coimbra in October 2015!
Dr Karen Bennett, University of Lisbon, Centre for English Studies
Dr Sally Burgess, University of La Laguna Dr Teresa Tavares, University of Coimbra
Dr Margaret Cargill, University of Adelaide Dr Cornelia Plag, University of Coimbra
Dr Krystyna Warchał, University of Silesia Prof. Andrzej Łyda, University of Silesia

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