Call for papers

Dates of the conference: April 29-30, 2021 (new dates)
Conference Location: Concordia University, Montreal, Canada (online)
Official Conference Languages: English and French
Submission Deadline for Proposals: November 15, 2019
Acceptances announced by: December 15, 2019

Hosted by the Concordia University’s Department of French Studies in Montreal, Quebec, the 9th International Conference on Second Language Pedagogies (SLPC9) will explore pedagogical approaches, research-informed practices, and scholarly research that focuses on second/foreign language learning as they relate to current post-secondary education contexts.

SLPC9 provides the opportunity to present empirical or theoretical research, as well as create opportunities for further collaboration on topics related to:

  • integration of technology into the language classroom
  • application of theories related to second and foreign language learning
  • strategies and techniques related to active learning
  • experiential learning, community engagement and service learning
  • effective practices in planning, teaching and evaluation
  • innovative teaching methods

Proposals are welcomed for papers (20 minutes), interactive workshops (60 minutes), and panels (60 minutes, 3‐4 presenters) on the above‐mentioned topics or additional topics related to the theme of the conference.

Invited speakers:

Cynthia Eid, Director of the Pedagogy and of the Innovation, Groupe IGS, Paris-Lyon and Toulouse, France. Vice-president of the International Federation of Teachers of French.

Greg Kessler, Professor of Instructional Technology at the Patton College of Education, Ohio University. Editor of the CALICO Equinox book series, Advances in CALL Practice & Research.

Proposals are welcomed for papers (20 minutes), interactive workshops (60 minutes), and panels (60 minutes, 3-4 presenters) on the above-mentioned topics or additional topics related to the theme of the conference.

Proposal submission

Abstracts (maximum 300 words) must be submitted by November 15, 2019, before 11:59 p.m. EST via the conference service EasyChair using the following form: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=slpc9cidls9.  Authors will need to set up an account (the registration is free).

If you wish to contact the SLPC9 organizing committee, please write to slpc.cidls2020@concordia.ca