LINGUIST List 15.158

Sat Jan 17 2004

Calls: Lang Acquisition/Spain; Applied Ling/China

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  1. vtorrens, The Romance Turn: Workshop on the Acquisition of Syntax on Romance Languages
  2. sx7932, 6th International Symposium on Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching

Message 1: The Romance Turn: Workshop on the Acquisition of Syntax on Romance Languages

Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 05:56:57 -0500 (EST)
From: vtorrens <vtorrenspsi.uned.es>
Subject: The Romance Turn: Workshop on the Acquisition of Syntax on Romance Languages


The Romance Turn: Workshop on the Acquisition of Syntax on Romance
Languages

Date: 17-Sep-2004 - 18-Sep-2004
Location: Madrid, Spain
Contact: Vincent Torrens
Contact Email: vtorrenspsi.uned.es 
Meeting URL: http://www.uned.es/congreso-romance-turn 

Linguistic Sub-field: Language Acquisition 
Call Deadline: 01-Feb-2004 

Meeting Description:

The workshop on the acquisition of Romance languages is devoted to any
aspect of syntax from a generativist perspective: Tense, Agreement,
Aspect, Case, Clitics, etc. Presentations will include first and
second language acquisition on Catalan, French, Italian, Romanian,
Spanish or any other Romance language. 

Second Call for papers

Plenary speakers: Luigi Rizzi (University of Siena) and Kenneth Wexler
(M.I.T.)

Papers are invited in the area of syntax of Catalan, French, Italian,
Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish or any other Romance language. All
topics in the fields of first and second language acquisition from a
generative perspective will be considered (agreement, tense, aspect,
clitics, case, etc.).

Presentations will be 20-minutes long plus 10 minutes for
discussion. Also there will be poster presentations. Oral
presentations and posters will be in English.

Authors are invited to send one copy of a one-page abstract in English
for review. Abstracts should be submitted via e-mail to
maescobarflog.uned.es or vtorrenspsi.uned.es. Please submit the
abstract as an attachment in one of two formats: Microsoft Word or RTF
(Rich Text Format). In the body of the e-mail message include the
title, language, name, academic affiliation, current address, phone
and fax number, e-mail, and audiovisual requests. Indicate whether you
want your abstract to be considered as an oral or poster presentation.

Authors may submit up to two abstracts, one individual and one joint. 

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: February 1, 2004. Acceptance will
be notified by March 1, 2004.

More information on the web page address
http://www.uned.es/congreso-romance-turn

Organizing committee: Linda Escobar (U.N.E.D.), Anna Gavarr� (U.A.B.),
Vicen� Torrens (U.N.E.D.) and Kenneth Wexler (M.I.T.).

Contact: 

Linda Escobar 
Facultad de Filolog�a 
Universidad Nacional de Educaci�n a Distancia 
Paseo Senda del Rey, 7 
28040 Madrid (Spain) 
Tel. (34) 913988709 
Fax. (34) 913986840 

Vicen� Torrens 
Facultad de Psicolog�a 
Universidad Nacional de Educaci�n a Distancia 
Ciudad Universitaria, s/n 
28040 Madrid (Spain) 
Tel. (34) 913988650 
Fax. (34) 913987951
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Message 2: 6th International Symposium on Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching

Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 10:04:14 -0500 (EST)
From: sx7932 <sx7932albany.edu>
Subject: 6th International Symposium on Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching


6th International Symposium on Applied Linguistics and Language
Teaching

Date: 07-Aug-2004 - 15-Aug-2004
Location: Beijing and/or Shanghai, China
Contact: Aurelia Klink
Contact Email: Aurelia.Klinkuni.edu 

Linguistic Sub-field: Applied Linguistics 
Subject Language: English 
Call Deadline: 31-May-2004 

Meeting Description:

Second Call for Papers

The Sixth International Symposium on Applied Linguistics and Language
Teaching (Beijing-Shanghai) now announces its second call for papers.

1. Subject: Language Teaching and Skill Developing 

2. Keynote speakers: 
George Braine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Michael Byram, University of Durham
David Nunan, University of Hong Kong
John Taylor, University of Otago
Liu Runqing, Beijing University of Foreign Studies
Yang Yonglin, Tsinghua University
Shu Dingfang, Shanghai International Studies University 

3. Date: August 7-15, 2004

Aug. 7 Arrival in Beijing
Aug. 8-9 Plenary & group sessions for paper presentations, seminars &
workshops.
Aug. 10 Visiting places of historical interest (One night of
performance of Beijing opera or equivalent during Aug. 8-10)
Aug. 11 Sight-seeing in the morning in Beijing & flight to Shanghai in
the afternoon
Aug. 12-13 Conference in Shanghai, with a night tour of the Bund & the
new Pudong District
Aug. 14 Tour of New Shanghai, with some entertainment at night
Aug. 15 Departure

4. Location: Beijing and/or Shanghai

5. Call Deadline: May 31, 2004

6. Requirements for abstracts:

Papers are invited for a 20-minute presentation in all areas of second
or foreign language teaching and skill developing and from any
theoretical perspective. Send one copy of a one-page abstract for
review. (There may be an additional page for references.) The abstract
must specify which meeting you wish to present in (Beijing or Shanghai
or both), title of paper, author�Euro(tm)s name, academic affiliation,
current and summer address, phone and fax number, e-mail, and
audiovisual requests. Abstracts must be on a single page, single
spaced, in 12-point type, with one inch margins. Abstracts may be
submitted via e-mail or mail. If submitted via email, they may be
included in the body of the e-mail message or as an attachment.
Please do not send abstracts by fax.

7.Contact Persons: 

Mr. Zhang Zhihui
Email address: kevinzzhvip.163.com
Mail address: Department of Foreign Languages
Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Beijing 100083, China

Ms Aurelia Klink
Email address: Aurelia.Klinkuni.edu
Mail address: Department of International Relations 
University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614, USA

8. All presented papers will be published in the Proceedings of the
6th International Symposium on Applied Linguistics and Language
Teaching one year after the conference. The proceedings will be sent
to their authors by mail.

9.Fees
 
9.1. For the Beijing portion only: US$550.00
9.2. For the Shanghai portion only: US$500.00
9.3. For both Beijing & Shanghai, incl. the flight from Beijing to
Shanghai: US$1100.00.
 
These fees include US$100.00 for registration and all other expenses
(food, accommodation,transportation, tickets, and a complimentary copy
of the proceedings, etc.). They are for double-room in a four-star
hotel or above. For single room, add $20 per person per day.

10. Registration: American and European participants may register at
Ms. Aurelia Klink, UNI or Mr. Zhang Zhuihui, BUAA, while participants
of other countries or regions may register at Mr. Zhang Zhihui, BUAA.

11. Sponsors: 
 
Beijing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics (BUAA), PRC.
Shanghai University of Science and Technology (SUST), PRC.
University of Malaga (UM), Sp.
University of Northern Iowa (UNI), USA.
University of Oklahoma (OU), USA.
University of Otago (UO), NZ. 
 
 












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