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LINGUIST List 17.2679

Tue Sep 19 2006

Calls: Language Acquisition, Pragmatics/USA

Editor for this issue: Dan Parker <danlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Jim Yoshioka, 2007 Pragmatics & Language Learning Conference

Message 1: 2007 Pragmatics & Language Learning Conference
Date: 18-Sep-2006
From: Jim Yoshioka <nflrchawaii.edu>
Subject: 2007 Pragmatics & Language Learning Conference

Full Title: 2007 Pragmatics & Language Learning Conference
Short Title: PLL 2007

Date: 26-Mar-2007 - 28-Mar-2007
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Contact Person: Jim Yoshioka
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/prodev/pll/

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Language Acquisition; Pragmatics

Call Deadline: 30-Sep-2006

Meeting Description:

The conference will address a broad range of topics in pragmatics, discourse, interaction, and sociolinguistics in their relation to second and foreign language learning, education, and use, approached from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives.

17th International Conference on Pragmatics & Language Learning

Hawai'i Imin International Conference Center
Honolulu, Hawai'i, USA
March 26-28, 2007


Plenary Speakers:
-Junko Mori, University of Wisconsin-Madison
-Steven Talmy, University of British Columbia

Invited Colloquia:
-Study Abroad Experiences from a Language Socialization Perspective (Convener: Haruko Cook, University of Hawai'i)
-Negotiating the Self in Another Language: Discourse Approaches to Language Learning as Cross-cultural Adaptation (Convener: Christina Higgins, University of Hawai'i)

Invited Workshops:
-Using Questionnaires in Research on Pragmatics (Facilitator: Kenneth Rose, City University Hong Kong)
-Teaching and Learning L2 Pragmatics in Computer-mediated Environments (Facilitator: Julie Belz, Monterey Institute of International Studies)

Call for Proposals (Deadline - September 30, 2006):

Proposals for presentation are welcome on topics such as:
-L2 talk and text;
-Developmental L2 pragmatics;
-Pragmatics in language education;
-Pragmatics in language assessment;
-Pragmatics in computer-mediated communication;
-Theory and methodology in pragmatics.

Proposals may be submitted for papers (20 minutes for presentation, 10 minutes for discussion) and posters. Abstracts for all presentation formats undergo blind peer review.

Online Abstract Submissions: Deadline- September 30, 2006

For more information about the conference or to submit a proposal online, visit our website at:


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