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International Seminar on Multiculturalism on (Language and Arts) Education: Call for Papers

International Seminar on Multiculturalism and (Language and Art) Education
Aims: This seminar aims at providing an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational backgrounds to share ideas, knowledge, experience, and good practices concerning multiculturalism and education, especially language and art education.
When: October 21 and 22 2009
Where: Yogyakarta State University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Theme: Building unity, harmony in diversity through education
Contact address: semintl.multiculturalism@gmail.com
Important dates:
Abstract/summary submission deadline: August 31, 2009
Notification of acceptance: September 7, 2009
Due date for the final paper: October 12, 2009
Seminar dates: Wednesday and Thursday, October 21-22, 2009
Possible topics include:
§ Why Multicultural Education?
§ Character Building through Multicultural Perspectives
§ Global Citizens Education through Multicultural Perspectives
§ Curriculum Design and Developmen through Multicultural Perspectives
§ Multicultural Perspectives in Higher Education
§ Multicultural Perspectives in Elementary and Secondary Education
§ Classroom Practices in Multicultural Contexts
§ Language and Literature Education in Multicultural Contexts
§ Multicultural Literacy
§ Art Education in Multicultural Contexts
§ Local Values and their Contribution to Multicultural Society
§ Research in Multicultural Education
§ Good practices in Multicultural Education

The seminar will be exploring the theme and topics through plennary addresses of some invited speakers, panel discussions and breakout/parallel sessions/workshops.

Invited Speakers:
§ Laurent Criquet, Attache de Cooperation Linguistique, The French Embassy in Jakarta
§ Prof. Dr. Achmad Fedyani, University of Indonesia, Jakarta
§ Prof. Dr. Abdul Munir Mulkan, Sunan Kalijaga Islamic State University, Yogyakarta
§ Mr. James Staley,Thaksin University, Thailand
§ Endo Suwanda, M.A.,Indonesian Art College, Bandung
§ Yahya Wijaya, Ph.D, Director of Graduate Program, Duta Wacana University, Yogyakarta
§ Prof. Sofyan Salam, Ph. D Makassar State University, Makassar
§ Dr. Guido Schnieders, DAAD Jakarta
§ Prof. Suyata, Ph.D, Yogyakarta State University
§ Prof. Dr. Farida Hanum, Yogyakarta State University
§ Dr. Endang Nurhayati, Yogyakarta State University

Important Information:
We invite academicians, professionals, teachers, researchers, book authors to contribute submissions in English or French or German. The summary of your presentation should be sent via email to the seminar secretariat no later than August 31, 2009. The notification of acceptance will be issued on September 7, 2009. The full paper should reach the secretariat no later than October 12, 2009. All accepted papers will appear in the proceeding, and modified version of some selected papers will appear in special issues of the faculty journals.

The summary should meet the following requirements:
1. The summary should be type-written in English, Times New Roman 12 font, A4 paper size, 1.5 line spaces, Microsoft® Word or Rich Text Format document.
2. The length should not exceed 500 words.
3. The name (without title) and work affiliation should be typed after the summary title.
4. The complete Curriculum Vitae (including e-mail and correspondence addresses) should be included on a separate page.
5. The summary should cover the title, writer’s name, institution, e-mail address, the purpose of the paper, method/argument, elaboration of argument/finding and discussion, conclusion, and key words.
For further information, please contact the committee at the following address,

Secretariat: Kantor Humas FBS, Gedung C.15 FBS Barat Lt 2., Kampus UNY Karangmalang, Yogyakarta 55281 INDONESIA
Phones: +62 274 550843/ +628157909260 (Titik)/ +6281328731352 (Nuning)/ +628122644743 (Siti)/ +6281328655018 (Sugeng).
Email: semintl.multiculturalism@gmail.com
Fax: +62 274 548207

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