Call for Proposals
Theme: Filipino Language and Culture – Issues and Challenges for the 21st Century
Conference theme includes (but not limited to) issues, trends on Filipino language, literature and culture learning/teaching, pedagogy and research. Noble ideas that challenge the new issues arising in language-related research are also welcome. Submissions can be research paper, case studies, teaching demos or even viewpoints.
Topics: The general strands of the conference are: Pedagogy, Literature, Community and Communications, Culture and the Arts, Youth, and Advocacy.
Papers will need to directly focus on one or more of the following topics:
|Curriculum Development, Needs Analysis, and Syllabus Design
Language Teaching Approaches
Filipino Linguistics: An Overview and Directions
Articulation, Assessment and Implementation of Standards
Heritage Language Learners: Needs Assessment and Curriculum Development
Filipino as a Second Language
Program Development, Administration and Coordination
Program Evaluation Methods and Practices
Research Funding and Grant Sourcing
Teacher Training and Professional Development
Language Teacher Certification in the US
Translation, Interpretation and Dubbing
Telerseryes as a tool of Filipino Language Development
Service Learning, Community Sourcing, Student Organizations
Filipino in the Media and Diplomacy
Language and Politics
Establishing and Developing a Global Filipino Language Programs
Publishing and Publications in Filipino: Issues and Challenges
Filipino Language in the Diaspora: Issues and Challenges
Popular Culture in the emerging Filipino Language
Filipino as a National Language Future Directions
Role of Commercial and Indie Films in the Development of Filipino
Filipino as a “Critical” Language (State of the Art)
For more information please contact: Ruth Mabanglo, PhD, UH at Manoa email@example.com
Abstract Submission Guidelines and Instructions for Proposals and Panel Presentations
1. Panel Presentations. You are encouraged to organize your own panel. Choose your topic and present a titled proposal clearly stating the goal, description and intended outcomes of the presentation. Likewise, abstracts or all presentations together with the names, titles and affiliations of presenters and discussants should be included.
2. Abstracts. All abstracts for Proposals and Panel Presentations should comprise of 250 to 500 words, in Filipino or English. It should clearly state in which category the topic belongs.
3. Authors and Co-Authors. All authors must provide a brief bio description (25 words) of themselves. The presenting author’s name must be underlined. The presenting author will serve as the primary contact person for the submitted abstract, and s/he will be responsible for giving the oral or poster presentation.
4. Deadline for all abstract submission is extended to March 30, 2012.
5. Submission. All abstracts must be submitted electronically to Ruth Mabanglo or Aurora Batnag at firstname.lastname@example.org An email notification will be sent to you regarding your submission.
The conference is a venue for bringing together scholars, writers, language/literature/culture teachers, program administrators, historians, media specialists, researchers and other practitioners from around the world to discuss issues and challenges faced by Filipino as a national and a global language. Participants can be graduate students, writers, teachers, researchers, program administrators/coordinators, journalists, media persons and other practitioners who are directly involved in the promotion, preservation and nurturing of the Filipino language, literature and culture. The conference is geared towards establishing a tradition of scholarly meetings of this kind among practitioners in the field of Filipino language, literature and culture studies.