4-rth International Conference on English Language and Literature
English Department in University College Beder, in cooperation with the British Council in Tirana, International Burch University in Sarajevo and Tirana University, organized the 4-rth consecutive International Conference on English Language and Literature.
Same as in the previous editions the conference brought together different language experts, translators, students and academics, from several foreign countries, as: USA, Holland, Greece and Macedonia.
In the opening ceremony, Dr. Isa Erbaş, the conference chairman, expressed his enthusiasm for continued success and the contribution of the conference in the development of English language and literature.
The rector of the Institution Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Gjana, praised the ongoing cooperation between the partners in organizing the fourth edition of this platform and highlighted that the contribution of Beser will always be continuous and numerous with such activities.
As keynote speakers in this edition of the conference were: PhD. Caspar Ten Den from Holland, which refereed over “The Alien ‘Other’ and/or the Identifiable Us in Recent English-Language Accounts of the Chechen” and PhD. William K. MARTIN from USA with the theme: “Stylistics: an Effective Approach to Literary Analysis”
The International Conference on English Language and Literature continued in several parallel sessions addressing a considered number of scientific themes, as we can mention: “The Influence of social media in language acquisition: Advantages and disadvantages of the issue”, “Personality Development and Communication Patterns”, “Transcription and Transliteration in translating literature from Russian into English and Albanian”, “What does Playing Games teach us about a Student's Ethical Life?” etc.
First International Virtual Conference in English Language and Literature
The Department of English Language and Literature in Beder University in collaboration with British Council in Tirana and International BURCH University in Sarajevo organized the second international conference in English Language and Literature.
This conference, being a virtual one, was the first of its kind and it joint together a considerable number of academics and students from all around the world.
Various referrers from United States of America, Malaysia, Albania, Georgia, Macedonia and Nigeria presented their articles related to different aspects of English language and literature through a live broadcast via Skype. While the participating students that followed the presentations in the same way made the conference more interactive via their questions and comments.
The Chairperson of this conference, Dr. Mahmut Terci, having thanked all the participants for their attendance in this activity expressed his enthusiasm about the fact that English language and literature, currently being an object of study, creates through innovative technologies the space for a rapid development in the field.
Conference proceeded further in several sessions. Among the topics covered so far by the referees are: "Redefining Culture And Literature In Today's World Of Science ", "Using Instructional Technologies In ELT", "Armoury For The Language Teacher: Action Research" and others.
Bedër brings together researchers and academics from 13 countries around the world
Department of English Language and Literature at the Bedwr University, in collaboration with the British Council in Tirana and Sarajevo International BURCH University, organized the first international conference in English language and literature.
This interdisciplinary conference that brought together academics, researchers, and students of different levels, aims to create a cozy environment for the exchange of experiences and research work and to discuss possible solutions in this field.
In this first edition, the conference has approximately 40 reference came from 13 different countries of the world such as USA, England, Germany, Romania, Turkey, India, Iran, Nigeria, Hungary, Ukraine, Poland, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Egypt and of course Albania getting so an international character.
As keynote speakers at the conference were invited: 1. Prof. Stephen Tapscott, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. 2- PD.Dr. Miriam Wallraven, Eberhard Karls Tubingen University, Germany 3- Prof. Dr. Adina Ciugureanu, Ovidius University, Romania.