Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos (President of the Athens Institute for Education and Research & Visiting Professor, University of Strathclyde, U.K.) and Dr. Gilda Socarras, Academic Member, ATINER & Assistant Professor, Auburn University, USA would like to invite you to submit a proposal for presentation at the 5th Annual International Conference on Literature, Languages & Linguistics, 9-12 July 2012, Athens, Greece organized by the Literature, Languages and Linguistics Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER). For the program of the pervious conferences, book publications based on the conference papers and other information, please visit the conference website www.atiner.gr/literature.htm.
The registration fee is €300 (euro), covering access to all sessions, two lunches, coffee breaks and conference material. Special arrangements will be made with a local luxury hotel for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of social events will be organized: A Greek night of entertainment with dinner, a special one-day cruise in the Greek islands, an archaeological tour of Athens and a one-day visit to Delphi. Details of the social program are available at http://www.atiner.gr/soc/2012SOC-LIT.htm
The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars and students of languages, literatures and linguistics. Areas of interest include (but are not confined to): Literatures and Languages, Classics, Medieval and Renaissance Literature, Contemporary Literature, Comparative Literature, Drama, Film, Television, and other Media, Poetry and Prose (Fictional and Non-fictional), Translation, Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Teaching of Foreign Languages (including Technology in the classroom), Sociolinguistics etc. Selected papers will be published in a Special Volume of the Conference Proceedings or Edited Books as part of ATINER's book series. For Books and Proceedings of previous conferences you may visit http://www.atiner.gr/docs/LITERATURE_PUBLICATIONS.htm.
The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) was established in 1995 as an independent academic organization with the mission to become a forum, where academics and researchers - from all over the world - could meet in Athens and exchange ideas on their research and discuss the future developments of their discipline. Since 1995, ATINER has organized about 150 international conferences and has published over 100 books. Academically, the Institute consists of four research divisions and nineteen research units. Each research unit organizes at least an annual conference and undertakes various small and large research projects.