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Call for papers due June 30th (Friday) 2017
CUE English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Symposium
The fourth CUE English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Symposium will be held September 9, 2017 at Keio University.

April 22nd (Saturday) 2017

Adapting Drama to the Language Classroom
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:40 PM
Speaker: Eucharia Donnery (Shonan Institute of Technology), Yoko Morimoto (Meiji University), and Gordon Rees (Yokkaichi University)
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Tokyo Keizai University, Kokubunji, Room : F415 (Follow the JALT signs)
City: Kokubunji City
Brief description: JALT's West Tokyo Chapter and the Speech, Drama, & Debate SIG are pleased to host presentations by three members of the SD & D SIG.

June 10th (Saturday) 2017

4th Annual Conference on Global Higher Education at Lakeland University Japan
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due Dec 15th
Organization: Conference on Global Higher Education at Lakeland College Japan
Venue: Lakeland University Japan 5-7-12 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
City: Tokyo
Brief description: "Building Bridges" Recent years have seen growing influence among those who wish to erect barriers, both national and ideological.

August 4th (Friday) 2017

The Fourth World Congress on Extensive Reading
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Shuhei Kadota, Richard Day, Loh Chin Ee, Jennifer Bassett, and many more
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Venue: Toyo Gakuen University, Hongo Campus, Tokyo (access)
City: Tokyo
Brief description: The World Congress gathers all those involved with the extensive reading approach -- students, teachers, scholars, writers and publishers -- under one roof for a conference dedicated purely to extensive reading.

August 5th (Saturday) 2017

The Fourth World Congress on Extensive Reading (day 2 of 4)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers due February 28th, 2017
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Venue: Toyo Gakuen University, Hongo Campus, Tokyo (access)
City: Tokyo
Brief description: The World Congress gathers all those involved with the extensive reading approach -- students, teachers, scholars, writers and publishers -- under one roof for a conference dedicated purely to extensive reading.

August 6th (Sunday) 2017

The Fourth World Congress on Extensive Reading (day 3 of 4)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers due February 28th, 2017
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Venue: Toyo Gakuen University, Hongo Campus, Tokyo (access)
City: Tokyo
Brief description: The World Congress gathers all those involved with the extensive reading approach -- students, teachers, scholars, writers and publishers -- under one roof for a conference dedicated purely to extensive reading.

August 7th (Monday) 2017

The Fourth World Congress on Extensive Reading (day 4 of 4)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers due February 28th, 2017
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Venue: Toyo Gakuen University, Hongo Campus, Tokyo (access)
City: Tokyo
Brief description: The World Congress gathers all those involved with the extensive reading approach -- students, teachers, scholars, writers and publishers -- under one roof for a conference dedicated purely to extensive reading.

September 16th (Saturday) 2017

CUE ESP Symposium
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Sue Starfield (UNSW), Barbara DuBabcock (City Uni HK), and Masako Terui (Kindai). Call for posters due June 30th
Organization: College and University Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Keio University, Tokyo
City: Tokyo
Brief description: This is the fourth ESP Symposium offered by the JALT CUE SIG; this year in collaboration with the JALT BizCom SIG.

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