4th Annual International Conference on Literature, Languages & Linguistics, 11-14 July 2011, Athens, (LIT)

Venue: TBA

Location: Athens, Greece

Event Date/Time: Jul 11, 2011 End Date/Time: Jul 14, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: Dec 20, 2010
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The Athens Institute for Education and Research (AT.IN.E.R.) is organizing its 4th International conference on Philology, i.e. languages, literatures and linguistics, 11-14 July 2011. For more information about the conference and the institute please visit: www.atiner.gr/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 20th of December 2010, 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.

The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) was established in 1995 as an independent academic organization with the mission to become a forum, where academics and researchers - from all over the world - could meet in Athens and exchange ideas on their research and discuss the future developments of their discipline. Since 1995, ATINER has organized more than 100 international conferences and has published over 80 books. Academically, the Institute consists of four research divisions and nineteen research units. Each research unit organizes at least an annual conference and undertakes various small and large research projects.