The Malaysia International Conference on Languages, Literatures and Cultures (MICOLLAC) is a biennial conference organized by the Department of English, Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia.
DENNIS HASKELL is the author of 8 collections of poetry and 14 volumes of literary scholarship. He is the recipient of the Western Australia Premier’s Prize for Poetry, the A A Phillips Prize, an Honorary Doctorate of Letters, and Membership of the Order of Australia for “services to literature, … to education and to intercultural understanding”.
Zoltán Kövecses is Professor Emeritus in the Department of American Studies at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary. His research focuses on conceptual metaphor theory, the language of emotions, and the relationship between metaphor and culture. His major publications include Metaphor and Emotion (2000, Cambridge UP), Metaphor in Culture (2005, Cambridge UP), Language, Mind, and Culture (2006, Oxford UP), Metaphor. A Practical Introduction (2002/2010, Oxford UP), Where Metaphors Come From (2015, Oxford UP), and Extended Conceptual Metaphor Theory (2020, Cambridge UP).
Professor Abdul Mu’ati @ Zamri Ahmad
Abdul Mu’ati @ Zamri Ahmad is a professor and former dean at the Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia. His field of expertise is Communications and he has established Heritage Communication as a sub-discipline under the field of communication to uncover and disseminate information on cultural heritage to local and international communities.
Shamala Paramasivam is associate professor specialising in discourse analysis, language, culture and communication, ESP and TESOL. She serves as associate editor on Asian ESP and actively reviews papers for other journals. She works keenly in educational and professional settings and has published widely on these topics. Her current projects are in oral communication and technology in higher education.
Kee Thuan Chye
Kee Thuan Chye is an actor, playwright and author of bestselling books. His plays and poems have been published in international anthologies and journals. Over the last 40 years, he has acted on stage, television and in Hollywood films. He has also been a judge and regional chairperson of the Commonwealth Writers Prize.
|1 September 2019||First Call for Paper|
|30 October 2020||Extended Deadline for Abstract Submission|
(within 7-10 days of abstract submission)
|Notification of Acceptance of Abstracts |
|31 December 2020||Registration and Full Payment of Presenters|
20 January 2021
|Deadline for Conference Proceedings Submission|
|22 March 2021||Pre-registration begins at Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication|
|23-25 March 2021||MICOLLAC 2020 Conference|
|30 April 2021|
Deadline for Full Paper Submission for Journal Articles
REVISED CONFERENCE FEES
|Presenter (Malaysians and Local Residents)|
|Non-presenter (Malaysians and Local Residents)|
|Non-presenter (Malaysians and Local Residents)||FREE||without workshop|
|Presenter (International delegates)|
|Non-presenter (International delegates)|
|Non-presenter (International delegates)||FREE||without workshop|
Presenters should complete registration and payment of conference fee by 31 December 2020 for the paper to be scheduled in the conference.
Conference Venue (Online)
Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, UPM.
More details of the conference will be posted soon.
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