LINGUIST List 20.65|
Wed Jan 07 2009
Calls: General Ling/Netherlands; Lang Acquisition/Ireland
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European Second Language Association Annual Conference
Message 1: TABU Dag
From: Dörte Hessler <d.a.hesslerrug.nl>
Subject: TABU Dag
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Full Title: TABU Dag
Date: 11-Jun-2009 - 12-Jun-2009
Location: Groningen, Netherlands
Contact Person: Dörte Hessler
Meeting Email: tabudagrug.nl
Web Site: http://www.let.rug.nl/tabudag
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Call Deadline: 01-Apr-2009
TABU Dag is a two-day conference on general linguistics organized by the Center
for Language and Cognition at the University of Groningen. It will take place on
Thursday, June 11th and Friday, June 12th 2009.
Call for Papers
TABU Dag 2009
30th international linguistics conference
University of Groningen, The Netherlands
June 11-12, 2009
Abstract submission deadline: April 1, 2009
The Center for Language and Cognition of the University of Groningen is pleased
to announce the 30th TABU Dag. To celebrate its 30th anniversary, TABU Dag 2009
will last two days and will be held on Thursday, June 11th and Friday, June 12th
2009. Researchers and other interested people are cordially invited to participate!
TABU Dag is an international broad linguistics conference which offers excellent
opportunities to meet other linguists and discuss current research on several
areas of linguistics. We strongly encourage participation and abstract
submission by young researchers.
This year, four plenary speakers will give a talk. We are happy to announce that
Jack Chambers (University of Toronto), Ken Church (Microsoft Research) and
Marianne Gullberg (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics) have already
accepted our invitation. The fourth speaker will be announced at a later date.
To mark the TABU Dag anniversary, the "TABU Dag 2009 prize" will be awarded to
the best presentation of the conference!
We welcome contributions related to the following aspects of linguistics:
- computer-assisted language learning
- language processing
- machine learning
- parsing and machine translation
Discourse and Communication
- communication in institutions, media, on the internet
- discourse structure
- spoken language communication & intonation
- written, visual, audio-visual conversations
Language and Literacy Development across the Life Span
- bilingualism and bilingual education
- first language acquisition
- language attrition
- language development and aging
- language learning in educational settings
- second language acquisition
Language Variation and Language Change
- dialectology and sociolinguistics
- grammaticalization and degrammaticalization
- language change
- language contact
- synchronic and diachronic language variation
- developmental speech and language disorders
- normal language processing in the brain (neuroimaging techniques - ERP, MEG,
fMRI, TMS, eye tracking)
- speech and language disorders after brain damage
Syntax and Semantics
- discourse semantics
- perception and understanding (asymmetries in grammar)
- syntactic structure, information structure
In addition, we encourage abstract submissions from other linguistic areas which
may have remained unmentioned in the overview above.
Abstracts of max 400 words should be submitted via the abstract submission
system on our website: http://www.let.rug.nl/tabudag.
The deadline for abstract submission is April 1, 2009. Notification of
acceptance will be sent to you on April 15. The duration of the presentations is
twenty minutes plus five minutes for discussion. Depending on the number of
submissions, some authors may be invited to give a poster presentation. The
conference language is English.
Further information is available on our website: http://www.let.rug.nl/tabudag.
We are looking forward to see you in Groningen!
Diana Dimitrova, Myrte Gosen, Dörte Hessler, Alexandra Lenz & Martijn Wieling,
Message 2: European Second Language Association Annual Conference
From: Martin Howard <mhowardfrench.ucc.ie>
Subject: European Second Language Association Annual Conference
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Full Title: European Second Language Association Annual Conference
Short Title: EUROSLA 19
Date: 02-Sep-2009 - 05-Sep-2009
Location: Cork, Ireland
Contact Person: Martin Howard
Meeting Email: eurosla19ucc.ie
Web Site: http://www.eurosla19.com
Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2009
European Second Language Association 19th Annual Conference
2nd Call for Papers
EUROSLA 19 invites proposals for presentations in the form of conference papers
in parallel sessions, posters, and thematic panels, as well as presentations as
part of a Doctoral Workshop.
Conference Papers and Posters
Abstracts are welcome in any area of Second Language Acquisition. Abstracts of
400-500 words (including the title and references) should be sent as an e-mail
attachment in Word to eurosla19ucc.ie 2 copies of the abstract should be
submitted: one copy should be anonymous, while the other should include your
name, academic affiliation, and postal and e-mail addresses. Please indicate in
the abstract whether you wish it to be considered as a conference paper for
presentation during the parallel sessions or as a poster.
Proposals for thematic panels are also welcome, in which case the organizer of
the panel should follow the same guidelines as above in their proposal which
should include a general abstract about the theme of the panel, a list of the
proposed speakers in the panel, and the abstracts for their individual papers.
The number of thematic panels and the amount of time available for each will be
dependent on the final conference programme.
A Doctoral Workshop will also form part of the conference. This workshop offers
students the opportunity to receive constructive feedback on their work from
established researchers in the field. In particular, the workshop will focus on
issues to do with methodology such as in relation to data analysis and research
design. Proposals for short presentations during the workshop should follow the
same guidelines as above. The aim and theoretical framework of your work should
be clearly indicated, along with the methodological questions on which feedback
would be welcome. Please indicate 'Doctoral Workshop' in your abstract.
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