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LINGUIST List 20.2947

Tue Sep 01 2009

Calls: Romance Languages, Language Acquisition/France

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Martin Haiden, Romance Turn IV

Message 1: Romance Turn IV
Date: 01-Sep-2009
From: Martin Haiden <haidenuniv-tours.fr>
Subject: Romance Turn IV
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Full Title: Romance Turn IV
Short Title: RT4

Date: 25-Aug-2010 - 27-Aug-2010
Location: Tours, France
Contact Person: Philippe Prévost
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.romanceturn.info/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Language Family(ies): Romance

Call Deadline: 01-Mar-2010

Meeting Description:

Romance Turn IV
Workshop on the Acquisition of Romance Languages

Tours, France
25-27 August 2010

Romance Turn will take place at the Croix Montoire conference center in Tours (France). It aims to gather people working on the acquisition of Romance languages from a generative perspective.

Invited Speakers (to date):

Adriana Belletti (University of Siena)
Ianthi Tsimpli (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

Call for Papers:

Papers are invited for oral and poster presentations in the area of the acquisition of Romance languages. All topics in the fields of (typical and impaired) first, second, and bilingual language acquisition from a generative perspective will be considered. Presentations will be 30 minutes long, followed by 15 minutes for discussion, and will be in English.

Authors are invited to send one copy of an abstract in English for review. Abstracts must be at most one page long on an A4 or letter-size sheet (8''1/2 by 11'') with one-inch margins and typed in at least 12-point font. An optional second page is permitted for data and references. Abstracts must be anonymous.

Abstracts should be submitted via e-mail as a PDF attachment to the following address:


Please name your pdf file with the first author's surname (e.g., Saussure.pdf), use 'RT4 Abstract' in the Subject header and include the information in (1) - (7), which should constitute the body of the message.

1. Name(s) of author(s)
2. Title of talk
3. Language acquisition context (L1, L2, etc.) and targeted language
4. Affiliation(s)
5. E-mail address(es)
6. Fax number of first author
7. Postal address of first author

Please also indicate whether you'd like your abstract to be considered for oral or poster presentation, or either. Authors may submit up to two abstracts, one individual and one joint.

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: 1 March 2010. Authors will be notified of acceptance by 1 May 2010.

Organizing Committee: Philippe Prévost, Laurie Tuller, Sandrine Ferré, Martin
Haiden, Maureen Scheidnes, Rasha Zebib, and Cécile Monjauze (University of
Tours, France)

Contact: romanceturn.toursgmail.com
Website: http://www.romanceturn.info/

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