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LINGUIST List 20.1875

Sat May 16 2009

Calls: Language Acquisition, Phonetics, Phonology/Poland

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        1.    Magdalena Wrembel, Sixth International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech

Message 1: Sixth International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech
Date: 14-May-2009
From: Magdalena Wrembel <magdalaamu.edu.pl>
Subject: Sixth International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech
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Full Title: Sixth International Symposium on the Acquisition of Sec
Short Title: New Sounds 2010

Date: 01-May-2010 - 03-May-2010
Location: Poznan, Poland
Contact Person: Magdalena Wrembel
Meeting Email: newsoundsifa.amu.edu.pl
Web Site: http://ifa.amu.edu.pl/newsounds/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Phonetics; Phonology

Call Deadline: 01-Dec-2009

Meeting Description:

We are happy to announce that the Sixth International Symposium on the
Acquisition of Second Language Speech New Sounds 2010 will take place
on 1-3 May 2010 in Pozna?, Poland. The Symposium will be organised by
the School of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Pozna?.

Following the unanimous decision taken by the participants of the
New Sounds 2007 conference held in Florianópolis, Brazil, we intend
to continue the tradition of the symposiums on the acquisition of
foreign language speech, organized originally by Allan James and
Jonathan Leather, at regular 3-year intervals.

The conference will cover a variety of themes related to the acquisition
of a foreign language phonology, including among others:

- Speech perception and speech production
- Theories of acquisition of L2 phonology
- Phonetics and phonology in SLA
- Acquisition of second language phonotactics
- Multilingualism and the acquisition of third language phonology
- The application of new technologies
- Neuro- and psycholinguistic aspects of phonological acquisition.

First Call for Papers

New Sounds 2010
Sixth International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech
1-3 May, 2010
Pozna?, Poland

email: newsoundsifa.amu.edu.pl


Proposals of papers and posters related to the acquisition of second
language speech are invited. The deadline for abstract submission is
1st December 2009. Abstracts should not exceed 500 words (excluding references)
and will be reviewed anonymously. Detailed abstract submission guidelines
will be available on our website shortly.

Full papers are expected to be submitted prior to the conference by
15th March 2010 (the required style sheet will be available online in
due course). Each paper will be assigned a 30-minute slot, including
10 minutes for discussion. The language of the conference is English.
The conference proceedings will be edited on a CD and included in the
conference package. Selected papers will be published later as an edited
collection in a volume issued by Peter Lang.

The submissions will be reviewed by our International Advisory Board:

Catherine Best (University of Western Sydney)
Ocke-Schwen Bohn (Aarhus University)
Juli Cebrián (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)
James Flege (University of Alabama at Birmingham, Professor Emeritus)
Maria Luisa Garcia Lecumberri (University of the Basque Country)
Ulrike Gut (Augsburg University)
Valerie Hazan (University College London)
Paul Iverson (University College London)
Allan James (University of Klagenfurt)
Roy Major (Arizona State University)
Ineke Mennen (University of Bangor)
Thorsten Piske (Pädagogische Hochschule Schwäbisch Gmünd)
Linda Shockey (University of Reading)
Rajendra Singh (University of Montreal)
Ewa Waniek-Klimczak (University of ?ódz)
Steven H. Weinberger (George Mason University)
Martha Young-Scholten (Newcastle University)

Invited plenary speakers are:
James Flege (University of Alabama at Birmingham, Professor Emeritus)
Allan James (University of Klagenfurt)
Martha Young-Scholten (Newcastle University)

Important Dates:
Submission deadline for all abstracts 1 December 2009
Notification of acceptance 15 January 2010
Submission deadline for full papers 15 March 2010
Early registration before 15 March 2010


Conference fee:
Early registration (before 15 March 2010):
Regular fee: 180 Euro
Student fee: 80 Euro
Late registration (after 15 March 2010)
Regular fee: 200 Euro
Student fee: 100 Euro

The conference fee will cover the conference package with
CD proceedings, coffee/tea and snacks during conference breaks,
the conference reception and banquet, and an organised
sight-seeing tour of Pozna?.

The Venue:

The conference will be held in the newly renovated Collegium Maius
of Adam Mickiewicz University (http://amu.edu.pl/), which is located
in the centre of Pozna?.

Pozna? is a city in west-central Poland with over 600 000 inhabitants.
Pozna? is Poland's fifth largest city and fourth biggest industrial
centre. Located on the Warta river, it is one of the oldest historical
cities in Poland and a vibrant centre of trade, industry, and education.
Pozna?'s cathedral is the oldest in the country, containing the tombs
of the first Polish rulers. Pozna? was the host city for the UN Climate
Change Conference that took place in December 2008. It boasts the title
of the 'city of know-how'.

Academic Pozna? hosts over 150 thousand students at its institutions
of higher education, 55 thousand at Adam Mickiewicz University (AMU).
AMU is one of the 3 largest, oldest and most prestigious universities in Poland.

Looking forward to seeing you in Pozna? in 2010!

New Sounds 2010 Organising Committee

Katarzyna Dziubalska-Ko?aczyk
Magdalena Wrembel

Contact Details:

New Sounds 2010 Organising Committee
School of English, Adam Mickiewicz University
al. Niepodleglosci 4
61-874 Poznan, Poland
tel: (+48 61) 829 3506
fax: (+48 61) 852 3103
email: newsoundsifa.amu.edu.pl
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