BUC Fifth International Conference: Technology, Language and Literature: Intersections and Convergences

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December 4, 2019 to December 5, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Educational Technology, Linguistics, Literature, Teaching and Learning

BUC Fifth International Conference:

Technology, Language and Literature: Intersections and Convergences

Al Buraimi University College, the Sultanate of Oman

(In Affiliation with California State University, Northridge)

4-5 December 2019


The rapidly increasing development of technology has huge impact on all walks of life including the different fields of study in science and humanities. The escalating progress of technology has propelled enthralling opportunities to scholars to delve into interdisciplinary studies that question the convergences between technology and other academic disciplines. Taking its cue from this dynamic interdisciplinary approach, BUC Fifth International Conference aims to establish a strong platform to investigate the intersections and convergences between technology, language and literature and to open new venues of scholarship that link humanities and computing and digital technologies (digitizing humanities and humanizing the digital).

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

  • E-Learning
  • Technology and teaching
  • Pedagogy and Media
  •  ELT and Media
  • The Role of IT Applications in Learning and Teaching
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Computer-Assisted Translation
  • Text-Mining
  • Artificial Intelligence and Translation
  • Artificial Intelligence and Learning
  • Technology and Learning
  • Games and Learning
  • Active Learning Pedagogy
  • Literature and Media
  • Graphic Novels
  • Twitterature
  • Science Fiction
  • Digital/Electronic Literature
  • Cyborgs
  • Digital Art and Performance
  • Authorship and Technology
  • Technology and Language Assessment
  • Emerging Technology and Course Design


Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline

1 May 2019

Notification of Acceptance (First Round)

1 March 2019

Notification of Acceptance (Second Round)

3 May 2019

Registration Deadline

15 May 2019

Submission of Full Paper

15 December 2019

Conference Dates

4-5 December 2019


Paper Submission:

Submitted proposals will be assessed through a process of double blind review according to relevance to the conference title, themes and sub-theme(s), and originality and significance of contribution.

For participation, please use the abstract template given on the conference webpage (http://buccollege.com/bucconf/index.html) and send it to: bucconf@buc.edu.om


Registration Fees:  50 OMR (150 USD)

This fee covers conference kit, refreshments, conference certificate, and lunch for two days.

Accommodation:   A conference discount will be secured at various hotels in Al Buraimi. Please follow updates on the conference webpage (http://buccollege.com/bucconf/index.html).


There are two plans for publication of conference selected papers:

  • Publication in an edited book by an internatuional publisher.
  • Publication in a peer-reviewed journal
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