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LINGUIST List 19.3234

Sat Oct 25 2008

Calls: Applied Ling/Italy; General Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

LINGUIST is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new feature: Easy Abstracts! Easy Abs is a free abstract submission and review facility designed to help conference organizers and reviewers accept and process abstracts online. Just go to: http://www.linguistlist.org/confcustom, and begin your conference customization process today! With Easy Abstracts, submission and review will be as easy as 1-2-3!
        1.    Gessica De Angelis, Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism
        2.    Patrick McCormick, UNC Linguistics Spring Colloquium

Message 1: Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism
Date: 24-Oct-2008
From: Gessica De Angelis <gessica.deangelisunibz.it>
Subject: Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism
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Full Title: Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism

Date: 10-Sep-2009 - 12-Sep-2009
Location: Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Contact Person: Gessica De Angelis
Meeting Email: L3conferenceunibz.it
Web Site: http://www.unibz.it/L3conference

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2009

Meeting Description:

The Sixth International Conference on Third Language Acquisition and
Multilingualism will be held at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy, on
10-12 September 2009. Abstracts are invited from interested participants for
parallel session papers and for symposia. We welcome original and previously
unpublished papers on research on acquisition or use of three or more languages.
Contributions in any language will be considered. Abstracts should be sent in
the language of presentation accompanied by an English translation, or in English.

Call for Papers

The deadline for submission of abstracts is January 31st, 2009

Individual papers will be assigned 25 minutes slots: 20 minutes for the
presentation and 5 minutes for questions. Themed symposia have 2 hours slots (4
papers): proposers should include the chair's name, participants' names, titles
and abstracts for the papers in their symposium after obtaining their agreement
to participate.

Topics include multilingualism in relation to:
Acquisition of 3rd, 4th, 5th... languages
Multiple language acquisition in multilingual contexts
Multilingual families
Mobility and migration of multilinguals
Multilingual majorities/minorities
Sociolinguistic studies of multilinguals in their communities
Multilingual cultures
Translation, interpreting, and mediation
Literacy in multiple languages (pluriliteracy)
Multilingualism in educational settings
Standards, assessment and evaluation
Teacher training in multilingual contexts
Higher education
Education and immersion in multiple languages
Educational language policies
Language policies
Languages and globalisation
Languages and economics
Affect (attitudes, emotions)
Speech processing in multilinguals

Please send your abstract (up to 300 words) to L3conferenceunibz.it and
indicate in a separate page the following information:
1. Title of the presentation
2. Full name and affiliation, address, e-mail address and
fax number of each author
3. audiovisual/computer requirements
4. language of presentation
5. if you wish to be considered for the Best Student Paper Prize

Plenary Speakers
Rita Franceschini, University of Bozen - Bolzano
Durk Gorter, Ikerbasque/University of the Basque Country
Aneta Pavlenko, Temple University, Philadelphia, United States

Local Organizers
Gessica De Angelis - Researcher, Centre for Language Studies
Christoph Nickenig - Director, Language Centre
Cecilia Varcasia - Researcher, Centre for Language Studies

Scientific Committee
Britta Hufeisen, Germany
Jasone Cenoz, Spain
Ulrike Jessner, Austria
Charlotte Kemp, UK
Muiris O'Laoire, Republic of Ireland
Jean-Marc Dewaele, UK
Peter Ecke, USA
Gessica De Angelis, Italy
Larissa Aronin, Israel
Message 2: UNC Linguistics Spring Colloquium
Date: 24-Oct-2008
From: Patrick McCormick <mccormpbemail.unc.edu>
Subject: UNC Linguistics Spring Colloquium
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Full Title: UNC Linguistics Spring Colloquium

Date: 21-Mar-2009 - 21-Mar-2009
Location: Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Contact Person: Patrick McCormick
Meeting Email: mccormpbemail.unc.edu
Web Site: http://www.unc.edu/depts/ling/colloquium.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 16-Jan-2009

Meeting Description:

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Spring Linguistics Colloquium 2009
Saturday, March 21, 2009
Keynote speaker: Craig Melchert (UCLA)

Department of Linguistics
318 Dey Hall, CB #3155
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3155

Call for Papers

Papers are invited on any topic in Theoretical Linguistics and Applied
Linguistics. Presentations will be 20 minutes long (in English) followed by a
10-minute discussion period.

Deadline for Abstracts: Friday, January 16, 2009
Abstract Guidelines:
PDF files are preferred, but abstracts may be sent in plain text, Word, or RTF
formats. If you use any nonstandard fonts, PDF format is required. Abstracts
should be no longer than one page in 12-point font, with an optional second page
for examples, figures, tables, or references. Please do not include any author
information in your abstract, but provide the following information in the body
of your message:
a) Title of paper
b) Author's name(s) and affiliation(s)
c) Email address
d) Mailing address and phone number

Electronic submissions should be sent to the following address.
Please send your abstract as an attachment to your email message.


Only one abstract from each individual as a first author can be considered for
acceptance. One individual abstract and one jointly authored abstract may be
submitted. Abstracts that do not conform to the guidelines cannot be considered
for acceptance.

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