The 12th International Free Linguistics Conference will be held on July 10-11, 2018 at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Pre-conference workshops will be held on July 9, 2018.
New! FLC Language Travels – Melaka; July 6 – 8, 2018.
Presentations and workshops at the Free Linguistics Conference range across various subjects in language studies, including (but not limited to) language education (including but not limited to ESL), translation studies, applied linguistics and linguistics, breaking down borders between disciplines and sub-fields.
FLC Group’s mission is to provide an accessible forum for people working in the area of language sciences to come together and share their diverse perspectives, practices and research by avoiding staggering fees. There are absolutely NO FEES to register, attend or present at the Conference (note: workshops and additional services like certificates, conference dinner attract a nominal charge).
Elaine Espindola, Federal University of Paraíba, Brazil: Interdisciplinary dimensions: Systemic functional linguistics and translation competences
Gerry Docherty, Griffith University, Australia: Exploring the social-indexical properties of speech: progress and prospects
Azirah Hashim, University of Malaya, Malaysia: Applied Linguistics and the Sustainable Development Goals
Jakelin Troy, University of Sydney, Australia
Kofi Yakpo, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong: The English Creoles of Africa and the Americas: contact, differentiation, expansion
Information about the workshops is available here
Abstract Submission Opens: October 2017
Deadline for Abstract Submission: 15 January 2018 CLOSED!
Notifications of Acceptance: February 2018
Conference Registration Opens: February 2018
Registration for Workshop:
Register for one workshop for USD$35. Register for two workshops for USD$65. Student rate – with proof of student status – USD$30 per workshop (All prices include 6% GST). Note that limited places are available for workshops.
Conference and workshop registration closes: 31 May 2018
Workshops will be held on 9 July 2018 at the Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The conference will take place on 10-11 July at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.
Highlights of FLC 2017
– As always, no conference registration fees
– Highly reputed focus speakers and distinguished scholars
– Selected full-length papers to be published in a peer reviewed journal
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Getting to Kuala Lumpur
You can fly in via one of three airports:
For more travel and general information about Kuala Lumpur see http://www.visitkl.gov.my/
To check if you need a visa to enter Malaysia, please visit http://www.imi.gov.my/index.php/en/#
University of Malaya
For information about the University of Malaya, visit https://www.um.edu.my/
Learn more about the Faculty of Languages & Linguistics at http://fll.um.edu.my/
Get the campus map from https://www.um.edu.my/about-um/contact-us/campus-map
The University of Malaya is accessible via LRT (Kelana Jaya line) – see https://www.myrapid.com.my/default.aspx
Check out these websites for hotels/serviced apartments or rooms near the University of Malaya: