LINGUIST List 12.2493

Mon Oct 8 2001

Calls: L2 Acquisition, Hispanic/Luso-Brazilian Ling

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  1. Simona Pekarek Doehler, 2nd Language Acquisition/EUROSLA
  2. miguelr, Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literature, Linguistics, and Culture

Message 1: 2nd Language Acquisition/EUROSLA

Date: Fri, 05 Oct 2001 13:19:35 +0000
From: Simona Pekarek Doehler <>
Subject: 2nd Language Acquisition/EUROSLA

Call for papers and conference announcement


European Second Language Association

The Annual Conference of the European Second Language Association will be
held in Basel, Switzerland, from 18 to 21 Sept. 2002. The conference is
co-organized by the University of Basel and the Swiss Association of Applied
Linguistics (VALS/ASLA).

Ulrich Dausendsch�n-Gay (Universit�t Bielefeld)
Daniel Gaonac�h (Universit� de Poitiers)
Tim McNamara (University of Melbourne)
Christiane von Stutterheim (Universit�t Heidelberg)


PAPERS are invited on every aspect of empirical and theoretical second
language acquisition research:

INDIVIDUAL PAPERS : individual papers will be allotted 20 minutes of
presentation plus 10 minutes for discussion. Submissions should include, in
the following order, the title of the paper, name and affiliation of the
author(s), an abstract of 300 words, followed by the author�s postal and
email addresses.

PANELS : panels covering one or two 90 minutes time-slots and focussing on a
specific topic can be proposed by a panel organizer. A panel can consist of
closely related papers or be organized as a round table or a data session.
Submissions should include, in the following order, the title of the panel,
a 600 word abstract (which clearly points out the thematic coherence of the
panel), the number of time-slots covered (1 or 2), the participants� names
and affiliations plus the organizer�s name, affiliation and postal and email

DOCTORAL WORKSHOPS : doctoral workshops focus on problems of methodology
with regard to either data analysis (interpretation of natural conversation,
statistical data, interviews, etc.) or research design (experimental design,
corpus design, issues of data collection, etc.). Each presentation lasts 20
minutes and will be followed by a 10 minute reaction by a senior researcher
and 10 minutes of discussion. Submissions should follow the same formal
conventions as individual papers (see above). State briefly the aim and the
theoretical framework of your work and then raise the methodological
problems you submit for discussion. If your presentation is accepted, you
will be asked to send a more extensive summary to the discussant of your

EUROSLA12 will be a trilingual conference (English, German and French);
presentations in one of these languages are particularly encouraged, though
any European language is accepted. A selection of the most innovative papers
will be included in the EUROSLA Yearbook, published in English by the John
Benjamins Publishing Co.

All submissions should be sent to If email
submission is not possible, please send a 3.5�� floppy disk to our mailing
address : EUROSLA12, Romanisches Seminar der Universit�t Basel, Stapfelberg
7/9, 4051 Basel, Switzerland. Submissions, whether per email or disk, should
be made in either pdf or rich text format (rtf). All submissions will be
reviewed anonymously by the scientific committee.

- Deadline for panel submissions: 15 January 2002
- Deadline for all other submissions: 31 February 2002
- Notification of acceptance: 15 April 2002

The Swiss Association of Applied Linguistics (VALS/ASLA) offers 8 grants of
500.- Swiss francs (ca. 330 Euro) each, designed to encourage doctoral
students and young researchers, who do not get support from their home
institution, to attend the conference. For more details please refer to our
website .

For more details concerning the conference program, registration, grants and
accommodation please refer to our website
Local organizers's email:;
fax: ++41 61 267 12 86; tel: ++41 61 267 12 60.

Simona Pekarek Doehler (chair, University of Basel)
Jean-Fran�ois de Pietro (president of VALS/ASLA, IRDP Neuch�tel)
Georges L�di (University of Basel)
Lorenza Mondada (University of Basel)
Nicolas P�pin (University of Basel)
Claude-Anne Zuber (secretary)
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Message 2: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literature, Linguistics, and Culture

Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2001 17:56:46 -0700
From: miguelr <>
Subject: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literature, Linguistics, and Culture

Call for Papers

Twelfth Annual Symposium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literature, 
Linguistics and Culture

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

University of Arizona February 14-16, 2002

The organizing committee will consider papers that explore all areas
and periods of Hispanic, Luso-Brazilian and U.S. Hispanic literature,
culture, pedagogy, linguistics and literary theory. To present a paper
please submit an abstract in English, Spanish or Portuguese of 300
words or less. The committee will consider requests for the formation
of special sessions organized around a specific topic, author or
work. Such request should be submitted as soon as possible. Abstracts
must be submitted by November 16, 2001, and include a check for $10.00
dollars made payable to the Graduate Student Symposium. For abstracts
submitted electronically, please send checks to the Department of
Spanish and Portuguese (address below). Use the following link to
submit your abstract (by copying and pasting) at the abstract
submission form:

Electronic submission is preferred as Symposium participants will receive
important notices and information via e-mail and website postings. Using
the form is preferrable to mailing attachments. Reading time of final papers
is limited to 20 minutes (8-10 double-spaced pages). No papers will be read
in absentia.

A selection of papers delivered will be considered for publication in the
Annual Selected Proceedings. Two prizes of $100.00 dollars will be awarded
for the two best papers. For more information regarding publication go to
Selected Proceedings

If you prefer to mail your abstract, include with it, on a separate sheet
of paper and in this order: your name, university, e-mail address, phone
number, address, department, presentation title, audiovisual needs and comments.
If you submit your abstract by mail it must be postmarked by November 16,

Mail abstract to the following address:

Twelfth Annual Symposium Organizing Committee
Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese, Modern Languages 545 
P.O. Box 210067
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0067 

For more information contact
Sergio Mart�nez or see this link:

Miguel Rodr�guez-Mondo�edo
Graduate Assistant, Teaching

Department of Spanish and Portuguese
University of Arizona
Tucson, Az, 85721

Office: ML 550, Office Phone: 621-5555
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