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SIG Business Meetings or AGMs


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All SIGs should have the opportunity to meet members, convey SIG-related information and elect or appoint new committee members. The meetings will be scheduled during lunch (12.30 - 13.45) on Friday 5th September. See below for rooms (if no room indicated, contact the Convenor if you have SIG-related questions).

  • Language Learning and Teaching (Convenor: Lina Adinolfi lina dot adinolfi at open dot ac dot uk) The AGM was held at their own conference in July 2014. Kenneth Fordyce (committee member) will be available for information about the SIG at 12.30 on Friday 5th September 2014 in Social Sciences Builing room S0.28 - please attend this informal meeting if you are interested in joining (it's free) or getting involved with the SIG.
  • Corpus Linguistics (Convenor: Bróna Murphy bmurphy1 at staffmail dot ed dot ac dot uk The AGM will be held at 12.30 on Friday 5th September 2014 in Social Sciences building room 2.84. Please attend if you are a member or interested in joining (it's free).
  • Linguistic Ethnography (Convenor Fiona Copland f dot m dot copland at aston dot ac dot uk) The AGM will be held at the "Explorations in Ethnography, Language and Communication 5" conference which will take place on 11th and 12th September 2014 in Manchester. The Convenor may be available for information about the SIG at the BAAL Annual Meeting - contact her if you are interested in joining (it's free).
  • Testing, Evaluation and Assessment (Convenor: Jamie Dunlea Dunlea, Jamie dot Dunlea at britishcouncil dot org ) The AGM took place at their symposium on 2 May 2014 at University of Huddersfield. The Convenor will be available for information about the SIG at the conference - contact him if you are interested in joining (it's free).
  • Language, Gender and Sexuality (Convenor: Jo Angouri J dot Angouri at warwick dot ac dot uk ) The SIG AGM will be held in 2015 at the SIG annual conference. The Convenor will be available for information about the SIG at the BAAL Annual Meeting - contact her if you are interested in joining (it's free).
  • Language in Africa (Convenor: Ross Graham bsx288 at coventry dot ac dot uk ) The AGM will be held from 15.00 to 15.30 on Thursday 4th September 2014 in Social Sciences building room 1.69. Please attend if you are a member or interested in joining (it's free).
  • Language and New Media (Convenor: Ruth Page rep22 at leicester dot ac dot uk ) The AGM will be held at 12.30 on Friday 5th September 2014 in Social Sciences building room 1.66. Please attend if you are a member or interested in joining (it's free).
  • Intercultural Communication (Convenor Uwe Baumann Uwe dot Baumann at open dot ac dot uk The AGM was held at their annual seminar in Edinburgh in May. Committee members may be available for information about the SIG at the conference - contact the convenor if you are interested in joining (it's free).
  • Vocabulary (Convenor Michael Daller m dot h dot daller at swansea dot ac dot uk The AGM will be held at 12.30 on Friday 5th September 2014 in Social Sciences building room 2.73. This SIG is in danger of being closed through lack of support - if you are passionate about this field and would like to help form a new committee to revitalise it please attend. If you are simply interested in joining (it's free) please go along too.