The 10th Annual Free Linguistics Conference was hosted by Bung Hatta University in Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, Sep 30 – Oct 1, 2016. Pre-conference workshops were be offered on Sep 29.


Focus sessions info:

Leslie Barratt, Indiana State University, USA & Rajabhat Roi-Et University, Thailand

Studying language and linguistics with a multilingual lens


James D’Angelo, Chukyo University, Japan

Applying the “WE Enterprise” to Expanding Circle ELT


Derek Irwin, University of Nottingham, Malaysia campus

Creating Kampung Chekhov: elements of cross-cultural language transfer in a theatrical adaptation

Isabel Martin, Ateneo de Manila University, the Philippines

Linguistic mediation in an English-dominant legal system


Harni Kartika Ningsih, Indonesia University of Education, Indonesia

Reconsidering bilingual education programs: A case of Indonesian multilingual classrooms


Yusrita Yanti, Bung Hatta University, Indonesia

Metaphorical Conceptualization of ANGER, SADNESS and LOVE in English and Minangkabau


In addition to the Focus Speakers, we also had a special guest this year:

Edgar SchneiderUniversity of Regensburg, Germany

Synonymy and polysemy diffusion in Asian Englishes

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