Princeton University East Asian Studies
For the past twenty years, the East Asian Studies Program at Princeton University has sponsored an annual conference on Chinese language instruction. We are pleased to announce that we are holding another conference next year, on Saturday, April 27, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We invite proposals for presentations concerning research on Chinese language learning and teaching. The conference aims to include, but is not limited to, proposals on the following themes:
• Development of Materials
• Culture in Language Study
• Testing and Assessment
• Language Learning for Heritage Students
• Innovative Classroom Applications of Second-Language Acquisition Theories
• Computer-Assisted Language Learning
• Chinese Programs Abroad
Proposals: Presentations may be up to 15 minutes long. Please submit a one-page abstract, either in English or in Chinese. We strongly encourage submissions by e-mail, but they may also be sent by mail. Please address abstracts to:
Ms. Shanshan Li (SL3@princeton.edu)
Department of East Asian Studies
211 Jones Hall
Princeton, NJ 08544-1008
E-mail submissions must be formatted as Microsoft Word file attachments. All submissions must be received by January 24, 2013.
Funding: Limited funding for travel expenses (up to $500.00 if traveling from Asia; up to $300.00 if traveling by airplane in North America, including local transportation; and up to $100.00 by automobile or train, including tolls and incidentals) will only be available to participants who present papers, one person per institution. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided on Saturday for all participants.
If you are planning to attend the conference, please email a reply form to Ms. Li. Forms can be downloaded from our website (http://www.princeton.edu/clp). Though email is preferred, forms can also be mailed to Ms. Li at the address above.
More information and conference updates can also be found at our website. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Li. We look forward to seeing you.
Program Manager -- Princeton in Beijing
218 Frist Campus Center
Princeton, New Jersey 08544-1008
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