November 2012

The Association for Language Testing and Assessment of Australia and New Zealand (ALTAANZ) conference

The theme of the conference is Innovative Language Assessment: Challenges and Complexity, and the conference committee is delighted to have Carol Chapelle (Iowa State University), John Read (University of Auckland) and Carsten Rover (University of Melbourne) as our plenary speakers. Each of these speakers will also deliver a workshop prior to the conference, with topics including assessing vocabulary, argument-based validity, and assessing pragmatics.

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Time: 9-10 November 2012
Venue: the University of Sydney

Early bird registration deadline: 30 September 2012



The Eleventh International Symposium on Comparative Literature

It seeks to explore various aspects of interaction between creativity and revolution and welcomes proposals for theoretical and analytical studies on the role of creativity in generating the dynamic relation between creativity and revolution.


Time: 13-15 November 2012
Venue: Department of English Language and Literature, Cairo University, Egypt

Abstract Deadline: 30 March 2012