BATA Conference June 2021

Rescheduled BATA Conference 24 – 25 June 2021

British Association of Teachers of Arabic (BATA)

BATA Inaugural International Conference on the Teaching of Arabic Language, Culture, Literature and Linguistics

University of Leeds, 24 & 25 June 2021.

The British Association of Teachers of Arabic (BATA) and the University of Leeds are very pleased to invite you to the BATA Inaugural International Conference, to be held at the University of Leeds in 24 & 25 June 2021.

The Conference is designed to offer a platform for teachers of Arabic language, culture, literature and linguistics from the United Kingdom, and beyond, to exchange ideas, share good practice and disseminate their scholarship and activities to a wider audience. It also aims at facilitating greater collaboration and links between teachers of Arabic at all levels in the UK and abroad.

In this spirit, we look forward to proposals considering the following Themes:

  1. Teaching Arabic
  • Curriculum design and development
  • Arabic for special purposes
  • Developing vocabulary skills
  • Teaching Arabic skills
  • Assessment and feedback
  • Autonomous learning
  • Classroom interaction
  • Teaching Arabic and professional development
  • Teaching Arabic online: opportunities and challenges
  • Varieties in Arabic
  • Teaching Arabic: transition from Schools to Higher Education

2. Arabic Translation

  • Translation of news
  • Translation and ideology
  • Translation of technical texts
  • Translation of scientific texts
  • Literary translation
  • Translation of legal texts

3. Arabic Literature and Literary Criticism

  • Postmodernism
  • Arabic literature and diaspora
  • Gender and literature
  • Classical and modern literature

4. Arabic Linguistics

  • Sociolinguistics of Arabic language
  • Arabic discourse analysis studies
  • Arabic stylistics
  • Arabic semantics
  • Conversation analysis
  • Arabic phonetics and phonology

For call for papers please click HERE