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LINGUIST List 18.1212

Sat Apr 21 2007

Calls: Historical Ling/USA; Applied Ling,Lang Acquisition/USA

Editor for this issue: Ania Kubisz <anialinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Lisa Minnick, Teaching the History of the English Language at SHEL 5
        2.    Rebecca Foote, 30th Annual Second Language Research Forum

Message 1: Teaching the History of the English Language at SHEL 5
Date: 20-Apr-2007
From: Lisa Minnick <lisa.minnickwmich.edu>
Subject: Teaching the History of the English Language at SHEL 5

Full Title: Teaching the History of the English Language at SHEL 5

Date: 04-Oct-2007 - 06-Oct-2007
Location: Athens, GA, USA
Contact Person: Lisa Minnick
Meeting Email: lisa.minnickwmich.edu

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 15-May-2007

Meeting Description:

Deadline May 15, 2007.

20-minute papers on any topic related to teaching the history of the English
language are invited.

Call for papers: Special Session on Teaching the History of the English Language
at SHEL5

University of Georgia
Athens, GA
October 4-6, 2007

20-minute papers on any topic related to teaching the history of the English
language are invited, including but not limited to the following areas:

- the role of HEL in undergraduate and graduate programs in English;

- course content topics, such as the balance between internal and external
history, HEL as introduction to linguistics, teaching ideas and methods;

- how those who teach HEL see the course and their own responsibilities to it;

- how HEL came to occupy the position that it has today in many English
departments (i.e. as 'the' English-linguistics class, sometimes the only one
offered in a department);

- HEL and teacher training;

- the future of HEL in English programs;

- how HEL fits into an overall teaching and research agenda.

Following SHEL5 formatting requirements, please submit abstracts as e-mail
attachments in MS Word format. Please provide author name, contact information,
and the paper title in the body of the email to which the abstract is attached.
Please do not include author information on the attachment (abstract) itself.

Send submissions by May 15 to lisa.minnickwmich.edu


Lisa Cohen Minnick
Department of English
Sprau Tower 5331
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5331
Message 2: 30th Annual Second Language Research Forum
Date: 19-Apr-2007
From: Rebecca Foote <rkphilliuiuc.edu>
Subject: 30th Annual Second Language Research Forum

Full Title: 30th Annual Second Language Research Forum
Short Title: SLRF-2007

Date: 11-Oct-2007 - 14-Oct-2007
Location: Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
Contact Person: Rakesh Bhatt
Meeting Email: SLRF-2007uiuc.edu

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 01-May-2007

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce that the 30th Annual Second Language Research Forum
(SLRF-2007) will be hosted at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).

1) Dates of the Conference: Thursday, October 11th through Sunday, October 14th,

2) Place of the Conference: Illini Union at the UIUC campus.

3) Theme of the Conference: 'Second Language Acquisition and Research: Focus on
Form and Function' which will highlight the interconnections and interfaces
between form and function in SLA research and practices and will explore the
implications of these interfaces for second language pedagogy.

Reminder: SLRF 2007 - Deadline for abstract submission is May 1st.

We invite proposals for papers, posters, and thematic colloquia investigating
form and function in SLA from any of the following research areas:

Formal approaches to SLA
Functional approaches to SLA
Conversation analysis (CA for SLA)
Testing and assessment
Heritage language acquisition
Psycholinguistic approaches to SLA
Classroom research
SLA pedagogy
Naturalistic SLA
Learner corpora and SLA

Abstract submission will be done online, on the SLRF 2007 website:
http://www.slrf-2007.uiuc.edu. Click on the ''Abstracts'' link on the left, and
follow the instructions there.

Only online PDF submissions at the site specified above will be accepted.
Abstracts should be anonymous. They must be limited to 400 words for papers or
posters, and 500 words (plus individual abstracts submitted separately) for
thematic colloquia. Each author may submit no more than one individual and one
co-authored abstract.

Submission Deadline: May 1, 2007
Notification of Acceptance: July 1, 2007

Please contact the SLRF 2007 organizers at slrf-2007uiuc.edu with any questions.

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