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Sapienza University, Rome, 6-7 April, 2017

Rector’s Building, Piazzale Aldo Moro, 5 - Roma

Aula degli Organi Collegiali – Aula Multimediale 

 

Welcome to the International Symposium

English Lingua Franca:

Expanding Scenarios and Growing Dilemmas.

 

Here follow information on the program and manifesto.

You will also find instructions on how to register.

Have a pleasant browsing!

 

The Students' Organizing Committee

 

PROGRAM

April 6th

15.30

Opening ceremony

Chair: Prof. Federico Masini

Address by the Rector, Prof. Eugenio Gaudio

Participants:

Prof. Matilde Mastrangelo, Head of ISO (Istituto Studio Orientali) Department

Paul Sellers, Director British Council Italy

Holly Murten, Information Resource Officer US Embassy in Rome

 

16.00

Plenary speaker: Prof. Barbara Seidlhofer (University of Vienna)

Concepts of competence.

16.30

Q&A

16.45

Plenary speaker: Prof. Em. Henry G. Widdowson (University of Vienna and London)

Lingual capability and virtual language.

17.15

Q&A

17.30

Plenary speaker: Dr. Marie-Luise Pitzl (University of Vienna)

Creativity and re-metaphorized idioms in spoken ELF interactions.

18.00

Q&A

18.30

Wine tasting “Boccadigabbia” – Civitanova Marche (MC)

 

April 7th

9.30

Chair: Prof. Donatella Montini (Sapienza University, Rome)

Plenary speaker: Prof. M. Gotti (University of Bergamo)

English as a lingua franca in the academic world: Trends and dilemmas.

10.00

Q&A

10.15

Plenary Speaker: Prof. Donna Tatsuki (Kobe City University of Foreign Studies, Kobe, Japan)

English as a lingua franca: When East meets West.

10.45

Q&A

11.00

Coffee Break

11.15

Plenary Speaker: Prof. Maria Grazia Guido (with Prof. Lucia Errico & Prof. Pietro Luigi Iaia) (University of Salento, Lecce)

Modern and ancient migrants’ narratives through ELF: An experiential-linguistic project in responsible tourism.

12.00

Chair Prof. Maria Grazia Guido (University of Salento, Lecce)

Rountable on ELF and Migration

Participants:

Prof. Pietro Luigi Iaia (University of Salento, Lecce)

Analysing English as a lingua franca in migration movies: Pragmalinguistic features and socio-cultural characterizations of scripted Interactions.

Prof. Mariarosaria Provenzano (University of Salento, Lecce)

ELF and linguistic accessibility in EU migration laws: A critical discourse analysis of tex reformulations.

Dr. Laura Centonze (University of Salento, Lecce)

Analysing ELF in migration encounters pragmatically by means of semi-automated software.

Dr. Silvia Sperti (University of Roma 3)

A phonopragmatic analysis of ELF spoken interactions: linguistic and paralinguistic features in specialized migration contexts.

 

13.00

Lunch Break

14.30

Musical Interlude (MUSA Blues Choir of Sapienza University)

14.45

Chair: Prof. Marina Morbiducci   (Sapienza University, Rome)

Plenary speaker: Prof. Hugo Bowles (University of Roma Tor Vergata)

English-medium instruction: Myths, models and the challenge of ELF.

15.15

Roundtable on ELF at School and Teacher Education

Participants:

Prof. Lucilla Lopriore (Roma 3 University, Rome)

Voicing beliefs and dilemmas from WE- and ELF-aware reflective teacher education contexts: teachers’ personal responses to rapidly changing multilingual contexts

Prof. Enrico Grazzi (Roma 3 University, Rome)

ELF in the English classroom: great ideas and wrenching open questions.

Prof. Paola Vettorel  (University of Verona)

The plurality of English and ELF in teacher education: raising awareness of the ‘feasibility’ of a WE- and ELF-aware approach in classroom practices.

Prof. Pietro Luigi Iaia (University of Salento, Lecce)

‘ELF’ subtitling in pedagogic contexts: From audiovisual translation to audiovisual mediation.

 

16.45

Chair: Prof. Henry G. Widdowson

Round up session and closing remarks (all plenarists and panelists)

 

17.30

A Farewell in Music (MUSA Blues Choir of Sapienza University)

 

20.30

Social dinner

 

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