Location: ATHENS, Greece

Event Date/Time: Jul 13, 2009
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The Athens Institute for Education and Research (AT.IN.E.R.) is organizing its 2nd International conference on Philology, i.e. languages, literatures and linguistics, 13-16 July 2009. For more information about the conference and the institute please visit: www.atiner.gr/docs/Literature.htm

The conference registration fee is 250 euro, covering access to all sessions, 2 lunches, coffee breaks and conference materials. A Greek night of dinner and entertainment, a half-day tour to archaeological sites of Athens, and a special one-day cruise to Greek islands are organized. Special arrangements will be made with local hotels for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate.

The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars and students of languages, literatures and linguistics. Areas of interest include (but are not confined to):

· Literatures and Languages

- Classics

- Medieval and Renaissance Literature

- Contemporary Literature

- Comparative Literature

- Drama, Film, Television, and other Media

- Poetry and Prose (Fictional and Non-fictional)

- Translation

· Linguistics

- Theoretical Linguistics

- Language Acquisition

- Teaching of Foreign Languages (including Technology in the classroom)

- Sociolinguistics

Selected papers will be published in Special Volumes of Conference Proceedings.

Please submit a 300-word abstract by November 17th, 2008, by email atiner@atiner.gr or mail, to: Dr. Gilda Socarras, Academic Member, ATINER & Assistant Professor, Auburn University, USA. Abstracts should include: Title of Paper, Family Name (s), First Name (s), Institutional Affiliation, Current Position, an email address and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of your submission.

If you want to participate without presenting a paper, i.e. chair a session, organize a panel, evaluate papers to be included in the conference proceedings or books, contribute to the editing, or any other offer to help please send an email to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, gtp@atiner.gr Director, ATINER.