Program NFEAP 2018

Conference Program NFEAP 2018

Please note that the program is subject to change. Updated June 21st, 2018. 

Call for papers NFEAP 2018

Printable program in pdf here

Abstracts and biographies available here.

Presentation slides available by clicking on the titles of the presentations in the program. More of the presentations to be added.

Wednesday 6th of June: pre-conference events 

15:00 – 18:00 Exploring Professional Identity in a Circle of Trust, convener, Michèle le Roux, P48-P372. For details and contact information for Michèle for those who wish to sign up, click here. 
19:00 Pre-conference meet-up at The Summit Bar, Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Holbergsgate 30, 0166 Oslo


Thursday 7th of June

08:30 Registration in the foyer of Pilestredet 46 (P46)
09:00 – 09:30 Welcome/opening, 

Welcome/opening, Dr. Nina Waaler, Vice-Rector for Education, OsloMet
09:30 – 10:30

Plenary presentation 1 (Athene)

The Future of Genre Studies (abstract)

Presentation slides (pdf)

 John M. Swales, University of Michigan, USA
10:30 – 10:50 Coffee break

Strand 1 (Athene):

Genealogies and Futures of Genre I

Strand 2 (Apollo):

Feedback as Genre

10:50 – 11.20 Embedded, integrated and discipline specific – the future of teaching academic genres Anna Maldoni, University of Canberra College, Australia The Genre of Feedback: A New Approach to Instructor Comments on Academic Writing Leah Schweitzer, High Point University, USA
11:25 – 11:55 The concept of writing acts – an alternative approach to the concept of genre? Ingrid Stock, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:00

Plenary presentation 2 (Athene )

Teaching and Learning Academic Genres: The Current (and Future?) Landscape Christine Tardy, University of Arizona, USA
14:00 – 14.20 Coffee break

Strand 1 (Athene):

Genre Collaborations

Strand 2 (Apollo):

Genre in the Classroom I

14:20 – 14:50 Explicit instruction of genre and student writing development: Results from an interdisciplinary collaboration Silvia Pessoa, Divakaran Liginlal, Maria Pia Gomez-Laich, & Thomas Mitchell, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar Facilitating the development of early-stage doctoral writing through the use of ‘intergenre’ texts Katherine Taylor, University of Leeds, UK
14:55 – 15:25 Hidden expectations: Scaffolding subject lecturers’ genre knowledge of the assignments they set Lisa McGrath, Sheffield Hallam University, UK; Raffaella Negretti, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden; Karen Nicholls, Sheffield Hallam University, UK Scaffolding Genre Awareness across the Writing Curriculum: EAP, First-Year Writing, and WID Rachel Riedner, Megan Siczek, Zachary Wolfe, George Washington University, USA
15:25 – 16:00 Coffee break

Strand 1 (Athene):

Genres in and across Cultures

Strand 2 (Apollo):

The Thesis as Genre

16:00 – 16:30 The genre of “scholarly paper” between tradition and innovation: a preliminary study at Romanian universities Claudia Doroholschi and Madalina Chitez, West University of Timisoara, Romania An exploration of the factors impacting on the variation and evolution of the Pharmacy masters’ dissertation: a preliminary study Jayne Parry, University of Hertfordshire, UK
16:35 – 17:05 Cultural awareness as genre awareness: Teaching argumentative writing in international contexts Erhan Simsek, Bielefeld University, Germany What should both mentors and mentees take into consideration when defining the genre – thesis? Mira Bekar,  Ss Cyril and Methodius University, Macedonia
18:30 Pre-dinner drinks, at Fyrhuset
19:00 Conference dinner, Fyrhuset


Friday 8th of June

8:45 – 9:00 Welcome/opening of Day 2, Lars Egeland, Director of the University Library, OsloMet    
09:00 – 10:00

Plenary presentation 3 (Athene)

Research genres in contemporary academia: emerging issues and a future research agenda (abstract)

Presentation slides (pdf)

Carmen Pérez-Llantada, University of Zaragoza, Spain
10:00 – 10:20 Coffee break

Strand 1 (Athene):

Genre in EMI Settings

Strand 2 (Apollo):

 Research Genres

10:20 – 10:50 Receptive and productive vocabulary knowledge in the English-medium environment Diane Pecorari, City University of Hong Kong, China and Linnaeus University, Sweden; Hans Malmström, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden Macro-structures of action research articles: Old bottles for new wine? Becky Kwan, City University of Hong Kong
10:55 – 11:25 Unpacking the EMI Lecture Genre: A look at the relationship between language quality, subject difficulty, effective lecturing behavior and student comprehension Glenn Ole Hellekjær, University of Oslo, Norway; Renate Klaassen, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands;  Jennifer Valcke, Karolinska Institute, Sweden “A new world has opened up:” The effect of teaching the move-structure of abstracts to Czech doctoral students and academics Kamila Etchegoyen Rosolova and Alena Kasparkova, VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, the Czech Republic
11:30 – 12:00 Genre recognition and production: a comparative study of L1 and ESOL speakers Anna-Lena Fredriksson,  University of Gothenburg, Sweden; Becky Bergman, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden;  Kathryn Strong Hansen, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden;  Juho Lindman University of Gothenburg, Sweden Method Descriptions in the Genre of the Research Article in Literary Studies: An Uncertain Future Katja Thieme, University of British Columbia, Canada
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

Strand 1 (Athene):

Genealogies and Futures of Genre II

Strand 2 (Apollo):

Genres in and across Disciplines I

13:00 – 13:30 Revisiting the Premises of Contemporary Genre Theory Jerry Plotnick, University of Toronto, Canada Expectations and Ambiguities in Disciplinary Writing: A Context-specific Exploration of Genres in the Periphery Hannah Jones, University of Bristol, UK
13:35 – 14:05 Page Presence and The Cultural Force of Genre Janice Hinckfuss, University of Leicester,  UK Whose job is it to teach different genres? Seyran Erdoğan, Sabanci University, Turkey
14:05-14:25 Coffee break

Strand 1 (Athene):

Genre in the Classroom II

Strand 2 (Apollo):

Genres in and across Disciplines II

14:25 – 14:55 The role of student-directed learning in crossing disciplinary and pedagogical genres Joanna Johnson, University of Miami, Florida, USA Putting genre into practice: textually mediated encounters with scientific knowledge Ann-Marie Eriksson, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
15:00 – 15:30 Teaching genre as “function” first and “form” second: practical strategies for the EAP classroom Pavel Zemliansky, University of Central Florida, USA Indirect teaching of academic writing through science communication Åsmund H. Eikenes, University of Oslo, Norway
15:45 – 16:15 Coffee and feedback on 2018, plans for 2019. All are welcome!
16:15 Conference ends