Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Call for Papers -- Ulster Cycle Conference 2013

The call for papers has just been announced for the Fourth International Conference on the Ulster Cycle, which will be held 27-30 June 2013 at Queen's University, Belfast.

"The conference will provide a forum for papers and discussion on all aspects of the Ulster Cycle or related areas of early Irish or comparative literature.  Papers are invited on literature, language, history, mythology, archaeology or other relevant areas of research."

Abstracts of 200 words for papers of twenty minutes in length are due to conference organizers by 28 February 2013.  For further information about the conference, visit the Queen's University website.

Call for Papers -- NAACLT 2013

The call for papers has been announced for the 2013 Conference of the North American Association for Celtic Language Teachers (NAACLT).  The conference, entitled 'Additive Bilingualism: Beyond 1+1', will be held 29 May-1 June 2013 at the Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute at the University of Ottawa.  Abstracts for papers on any of the following topics are invited:
  • Methods, techniques, and best practices in teaching Celtic languages
  • Incorporating Celtic cultures into the classroom or learning experience
  • Application of computer technology to Celtic language teaching or research
  • Pedagogical materials: what works, what doesn't
  • Topics in Celtic linguistics, sociolinguistics, and Second Language Acquisition
  • Language policy and planning in the Celtic world
  • Promotion and appreciation of Celtic languages and cultures
Abstracts of 200-300 words for papers of twenty minutes in length are due to Kevin Scannell by 1 April 2013.  For further information on the conference, including registration information, visit the NAACLT website.

Call for Papers Reminder -- CSANA 2013

This is a reminder that the call for papers is still open for the annual CSANA conference, which will be held at the University of Toronto 18-21 April 2013.  Abstracts for papers on any aspect of Celtic Studies are due to David N. Klausner by 1 January 2013, while abstracts for the special sessions honoring Ann Dooley and David Klausner are due Giselle Gos and Kristen Mills by 15 December 2012.