Global Consortium for the Advancement of Filipino Language and Culture (GLOCAFIL) Pambansang Samahan sa Linggwistika at Literaturang Filipino

(PSLLF) University of Hawaii Filipino and Philippine Literature Program (UH-FPLP) celebrating

the 75th Anniversary of the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF)
announce the

August 3-5, 2012 CSB International Conference Center De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, corner Arellano St., Estrada St., Malate, Manila, Philippines

Theme: Filipino Language and Culture – Issues and Challenges for the 21st Century
Conference theme includes (but not limited to) issues, trends on teaching Filipino language, literature and culture as well as research. New ideas that challenge the old issues arising from languagerelated research are also welcome. Submissions can be a research, case studies, teaching demos or even viewpoints backed by data.

Topics:The general strands of the conference are: Pedagogy, Literature, Community and Communications, Culture and the Arts, Youth, and Advocacy. Papers will need to directly focus on one or more of the following topics:
              Curriculum Development, Needs Analysis, and Syllabus Design Materials Development Teaching Literature Teaching Culture Language Teaching Approaches Filipino Linguistics: An Overview and Directions Articulation, Assessment and Implementation of Standards Heritage Language Learners: Needs Assessment and Curriculum Development Filipino as a Second Language Program Development, Administration and Coordination Program Evaluation Methods and Practices Research Funding and Grant Sourcing Teacher Training and Professional Development Language Teacher Certification in the US

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Translation, Interpretation and Dubbing Teleserye as a tool of Filipino Language Development Filipino Soap Opera as Tool for Social Transformation Service Learning, Community Sourcing, Student Organizations Filipino in the Media and Diplomacy Language and Politics Establishing and Developing Global Filipino Language Programs Publishing and Publications in Filipino: Issues and Challenges Filipino Language in the Diaspora: Issues and Challenges Popular Culture in the emerging Filipino Language Filipino as a National Language: Issues and Challenges Role of Commercial and Indie Films in the Development of Filipino Filipino as a “Critical” Language (State of the Art) National Language and Regionalism Language and Sexuality Language and Food Culture Language and Culture, and the Arts

Abstract Submission Guidelines and Instructions for Proposals and Panel Presentations
1. Panel Presentations. You are encouraged to organize your own panel. Choose your topic and present a titled proposal clearly stating the goal, description and intended outcomes of the presentation. Likewise, abstracts or all presentations together with the names, titles and affiliations of presenters and discussants should be included. 2. Abstracts. All abstractsfor Proposals and Panel Presentations should comprise of 250 to 500 words, in Filipino or English. It should clearly state in which category the topic belongs. 3. Authors and Co-Authors. All authors must provide a brief bio description (25 words) of themselves. The presenting author's name must be underlined. The presenting author will serve as the primary contact person for the submitted abstract, and s/he will be responsible for giving the oral or poster presentation. 4. Deadline for all abstract submission is MARCH 30, 2012. 5. Submission. All abstracts must be submitted electronically to Ruth Mabanglo or Aurora Batnag at ; ; An email notification will be sent to you regarding your submission.
The conference is a venue for bringing together scholars, writers, language/literature/culture teachers, program administrators, historians, media specialists, researchers and other practitioners from around the world to discuss issues and challenges faced by Filipino as a national and a global language.Participants can be graduate students, writers, teachers, researchers, program administrators/coordinators, journalists, media persons and other practitioners who are directly involved in the promotion, preservation and nurturing of the Filipino language, literature and culture. The conference is geared towards establishing a tradition of scholarly meetings of this kind among practitioners in the field of Filipino language, literature and culture studies.

CONFERENCE FEE: Early Bird Rate (May 30 – deadline of confirmation) – Php6,000 (US $160); Regular Rate – Php7,000 (US $180); For Graduate Students – Php5,000 (US $120)

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