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LINGUIST List 16.1616

Fri May 20 2005

Calls: Lang Acquisition/USA; Lang Acquisition/USA

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        1.    Almeida Jacqueline Toribio, Workshop on Linguistic Convergence
        2.    Almeida Jacqueline Toribio, Hispanic Linguistics Symposium & Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese as First and Second Languages


Message 1: Workshop on Linguistic Convergence
Date: 18-May-2005
From: Almeida Jacqueline Toribio <ajt5psu.edu>
Subject: Workshop on Linguistic Convergence


Full Title: Workshop on Linguistic Convergence

Date: 10-Nov-2005 - 10-Nov-2005
Location: State College, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Contact Person: Barbara Bullock
Meeting Email: convergencepsu.edu
Web Site: http://www.outreach.psu.edu/C&I/Linguistics/

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Language Acquisition; Linguistic
Theories; Morphology; Neurolinguistics; Phonetics; Phonology; Psycholinguistics;
Sociolinguistics; Syntax

Subject Language(s): Portuguese (POR)
Spanish (SPN)

Call Deadline: 01-Jun-2005

Meeting Description:

Workshop on Linguistic Convergence in Bilingualism and Language Contact
November 10, 2005, The Pennsylvania State University
Plenary Speakers: James Emil Flege and Antonella Sorace

Call for Papers
Workshop on Linguistic Convergence
November 10, 2005, The Pennsylvania State University

http://www.outreach.psu.edu/C&I/Linguistics/

Abstracts are invited on original and unpublished research on all aspects in the
domain of linguistic convergence of Spanish, Portuguese or other Iberian
languages in contexts of bilingualism and language contact, including, but not
limited to: phonological convergence, lexical convergence, syntactic
convergence, semantic and discourse convergence.

The workshop will feature two plenary addresses by prominent researchers:

James Emil Flege, Univeristy of Alabama, whose work is focused on interaction of
first and second language sound systems

Antonella Sorace, University of Edinburgh, whose principal research interest is
the development and representations of syntactic knowledge in adult second
language acquisition and attrition.

The workshops will be incorporated within a broader context of linguistic
activity at The Pennsylvania State University: the Workshop on Language
Processing and the joint meeting of the Hispanic Linguistics Symposium and the
Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese as First and Second
Languages, to be held November 10-13, 2005. These workshops and symposia feature
plenary addresses by Manuel Carreiras (Universidad de la Laguna), Jose Ignacio
Hualde (University of Illinois), Antonella Sorace (University of Edinburgh),
Almeida Jacqueline Toribio (The Pennsylvania State University), and Juan
Uriagereka (University of Maryland).

Abstract deadline: June 1, 2005.

Abstracts for the Workshop on Linguistic Convergence must be at most one page
long on a letter-size sheet (8''1/2 by 11'') with one-inch margins and typed in
at least 11-point font. An optional second page is permitted for data and
references. Abstracts must be anonymous.

Submissions are limited to 1 individual or joint abstract per author.

Abstracts must be submitted as a PDF file. Electronic submissions for this
workshop should be sent to the following e-mail address: convergencepsu.edu

Please use 'Convergence Abstract' as the Subject header and include the
information in (1) - (6), which should constitute the body of the message.
Please make sure that all fonts are embedded.
1. Name(s) of author(s)
2. Title of talk
3. Area of specialization
4. Affiliation(s)
5. E-mail address(es)
6. Postal address(es)

For further information, contact the workshop organizers:

Barbara Bullock, bbullockpsu.edu
Almeida Jacqueline Toribio, ajt5psu.edu

or visit the workshop website: http://www.outreach.psu.edu/C&I/Linguistics/

Two scholarships in the amount of $500 each will be offered for students of
Spanish-language heritage from outside The Pennsylvania State University
community; information on applying for these scholarships will be available at
the conference website.

Participation by women, by underrepresented minorities, and by persons with
disabilities is strongly encouraged.
Message 2: Hispanic Linguistics Symposium & Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese as First and Second Languages
Date: 18-May-2005
From: Almeida Jacqueline Toribio <ajt5psu.edu>
Subject: Hispanic Linguistics Symposium & Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese as First and Second Languages



Full Title: Hispanic Linguistics Symposium & Conference on the Acquisition of
Spanish and Portuguese as First and Second Languages

Date: 10-Nov-2005 - 13-Nov-2005
Location: State College, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Contact Person: Almeida Jacqueline Toribio
Meeting Email: spanconfpsu.edu
Web Site: http://www.outreach.psu.edu/C&I/Linguistics

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Historical
Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Morphology; Phonetics; Phonology; Pragmatics;
Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Sociolinguistics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Portuguese (POR)
Spanish (SPN)

Call Deadline: 01-Jun-2005

Meeting Description:

Call for Papers

Joint meeting of

The Hispanic Linguistics Symposium
&
The Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese as First and Second
Languages

November 10-13, 2005
The Pennsylvania State University
http://www.outreach.psu.edu/C&I/Linguistics

Invited Speakers

Jose Ignacio Hualde, Univeristy of Illinois
Antonella Sorace, University of Edinburgh
Almeida Jacqueline Toribio, the Pennsylvania State University
Juan Uriagereka, University of Maryland

Papers are invited on original and unpublished research on all aspects in the
domains of theoretical linguistics, sociolinguistics, and psycholinguistics of
Spanish, Portuguese or other Iberian languages.

For the Acquisition Conference, all topics in the field of first, second,
bilingual and impaired acquisition of Spanish, Portuguese or other Iberian
languages (Catalan, Galician, etc.) will be fully considered, including:

Acquisition of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and the lexicon
Acquisition of discourse and pragmatics
Differences and similarities between L1, L2 and bilingual acquisition
Normal and impaired acquisition
Acquisition in language contact situations
First and second language attrition and loss
Acquisition in language contact situations
First and second language attrition or loss
Classroom second language acquisition

For the Hispanic Linguistics Symposium, all topics in linguistics will be fully
considered, including:

Syntax
Morphology
Phonology
Semantics
Discourse
Pragmatics

The joint meeting will be incorporated within a broader context of linguistic
activity at The Pennsylvania State University, including the Workshop on
Linguistic Convergence (November 10) and the Workshop on Language Processing
(November 12). These workshops feature addresses by Manuel Carreiras
(Universidad de la Laguna), James Emil Flege (University of Alabama), Antonella
Sorace (University of Edinburgh).

Submission Guidelines

Abstract deadline: June 1, 2005.

Abstracts must be at most one page long on a letter-size sheet (8''1/2 by 11'')
with one-inch margins and typed in at least 11-point font. An optional second
page is permitted for data and references. Abstracts must be anonymous.

Submissions are limited to 1 individual and one joint abstract per author or two
joint abstracts per author.

Abstracts must be submitted as a PDF file. Electronic should be sent to the
following e-mail address: spanconfpsu.edu

Please use 'Hispanic Linguistics Abstract' or 'Hispanic Acquisition Abstract' in
the Subject header as appropriate and include the information in (1) - (6),
which should constitute the body of the message. Please make sure that all fonts
are embedded.

Author Information
1. Name(s) of author(s)
2. Title of talk
3. Area of specialization
4. Affiliation(s)
5. E-mail address(es)
6. Postal address(es)

For further information, contact the organizers:
P. Giuli Dussias, pdussiaspsu.edu
Chip Gerfen, gerfenpsu.edu
Nuria Sagarra, sagarrapsu.edu
Almeida Jacqueline Toribio, ajt5psu.edu

or visit the conference website: http://www.outreach.psu.edu/C&I/Linguistics/

Two scholarships in the amount of $500 each will be offered for students of
Spanish-language heritage from outside The Pennsylvania State University
community; information on applying for these scholarships will be available at
the conference website.

Participation by women, by underrepresented minorities, and by persons with
disabilities is strongly encouraged.



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