Assoc. Prof. Michelle M. Lazar is an Associate Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at the National University of Singapore. She received her Ph.D in Linguistics from Lancaster University in the UK. She has published widely in international journals in the areas of critical discourse studies, gender and feminism, media and political discourse, and multimodality.
Presentation Title: “Critical Discourse Analysis and Gender: Goals and Challenges”
Aylanda Hidayati Dwi Nugroho, Ph.D is a lecturer in the English Department at Petra Christian University, Surabaya, Indonesia. She got her PhD from National University of Singapore. Her academic interests are critical discourse analysis, multimodal discourse analysis, and systemic functional linguistics.
Presentation Title: “”Indonesia in The Sydney Morning Herald”
Prof. Masaki Oda is a Professor of Applied Linguistics at Tamagawa University in Tokyo, Japan. He studied for his PhD in Applied Linguistics at Georgetown University, USA. His primary interests are public discourses, language policy making and globalization. He is currently one of the Vice Presidents of AsiaTEFL.
Presentation Title: Learner Beliefs and Learning of English as a Lingua Franca
Prof. Patrisius Istiarto Djiwandono is a Professor of English Language Teaching at Ma Chung University in Malang, Indonesia. He got his doctorate degree in English Language Teaching from The State University of Malang, Indonesia. He has published books and journal articles on Second Language Acquisition, teaching methodology, and language testing.
Presentation Title: “Online Learning and Its Positive Impact on Learning Gain”
Prof. Subur Laksmono Wardoyo is currently a Professor at IKIP PGRI, Semarang. He received his PhD in American Literature from New York University in the USA. His research interests are on the issue of semiotics, literature and language teaching.
Presentation Title: “Language Performance and Creativity in College Teachers’ Facebook Chats”
Setefanus Suprayitno, Ph.D is a lecturer at the English Department, Petra Christian University, Surabaya, Indonesia. He got his doctorate degree in Anthropology from Cornell University, USA. His research interest centers on the study of language, ethnicity, and culture.
Presentation Title: “Ideologies and Chinese Language in the Chinese Community of Surabaya”