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GAL Conference 2015

Sessional Conference

The Association for Applied Linguistics e.V. (GAL e.V.) will hold a conference in the European twin towns of Frankfurt (Oder) and Słubice from September 23rd to 25th 2015. Exciting presentations in the fields of Applied Linguistics as well as an academic exchange of research results are expected.

Attention! The Pre-Conference Session "Speech Accompanying Gestures and Linguistic Multimodality" has been cancelled.

Here you will find an initial overview of the conference’s program:


Wednesday, September 23rd 2015

Time Event
from 01:00 pm Conference Office opened
from 07:30 pm Conference Warming Up in the „Villa Casino"



Thursday, September 24th 2015

Time Event
from 08:00 am Conference Office opened
09:00 – 09:45 am Conferene Opening with awarding of the doctima-prize
10:00 – 11:30 am (1) Slot Section
11:30 – 12:00 am

coffee break at the gallery with book presentation:
Rautenberg/ Reißig (eds.): Lesen und Lesedidaktik aus linguistischer Perspektive (F.A.L. 53)
Rüschoff/ Sudhoff/ Wolff: CLIL Revisited: Eine kritische Analyse zum gegenwärtigen Stand des bilingualen Sachfachunterrichts (F.A.L. 54)

12:00 – 01:30 Uhr pm (2) Slot Section
01:30 – 02:30 pm lunch break
02:30 – 04:00 pm (3) Slot Section
04:30 – 05:00 pm coffee break in the Collegium Polonicum Słubice
05:00 – 07:00 pm Panel Discussion „Multilingualism in Border Regions"
in the Collegium Polonicum Słubice (small hall)
from 08:00 pm Conference-Dinner in the Gräfin-Dönhoff-Gebäude (cafeteria)



Friday, September 25th 2015

Time Event
from 08:30 am Conference Office opened
09:00 – 10:30 am (4) Slot Section

German-Polish Science Foundation: Mehrsprachigkeit in der Wissenschaft

10:30 – 11:00 am coffee break at the gallery with poster presentation lexicography section
11:00 – 12:30 am (5) Slot Section
12:30 – 01:00 pm

coffee break at the gallery with book presentation:
Jungbluth/ Da Milano (eds.): Manual of Deixis in Romance Languages

01:00 – 02:00 pm (6) Slot Section
from 02:30 pm Get-Together at the End of the Conference at the gallery
from 03:30 pm guided city tour and/or boat trip by request



Friday, September 25th – Sunday, September 27th 2015

Additional weekend to visit the Oderbruch, the Neuzelle monastery or the Polish Baltic Sea?

Click here for leisure-time ideas and suggestions.