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LINGUIST List 21.1720

Thu Apr 08 2010

Calls: Applied Ling, Socioling, General Ling/Norway

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        1.    Elizabeth Lanza, International Symposium on Bilingualism 8

Message 1: International Symposium on Bilingualism 8
Date: 08-Apr-2010
From: Elizabeth Lanza <elizabeth.lanzailn.uio.no>
Subject: International Symposium on Bilingualism 8
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Full Title: International Symposium on Bilingualism 8
Short Title: ISB8

Date: 15-Jun-2011 - 18-Jun-2011
Location: Oslo, Norway
Contact Person: Elizabeth Lanza
Meeting Email: isb8-contactiln.uio.no
Web Site: http://www.hf.uio.no/isb8

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Oct-2010

Meeting Description:

The International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB) is widely regarded as the
leading international forum for the discussion and dissemination of research
results on bilingualism/ multilingualism.

The following will be Keynote Speakers at ISB8:

-Jannis Androutsopoulos (Universität Hamburg, Germany)
-Kees de Bot (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Netherlands)
-Annick De Houwer (Universität Erfurt, Germany)
-Ceil Lucas (Gallaudet University, USA)
-Sari Pietikäinen (Jyväskylän Yliopisto, Finland)

There will also be an Invited Panel:
Language Contact in Multilingual Africa
Convenor: Maarten Mous (Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands)

Call for Papers

The International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB8) invites proposals for
presentations on any aspect of research on bilingualism/ multilingualism.

Topics may include:
-bilingual first language acquisition
-bilingual speech processing
-child/adult second language acquisition
-contact induced language change
-intercultural communication
-language contact phenomena
-language impairment in bilinguals
-language policy and ideology of bilingualism/multilingualism
-language shift, language maintenance and language loss
-multilingualism and education
-multilingualism, migration and identities
-multilingualism, styles and practices
-multimodality and multilingualism
-psycholinguistic studies of bilingualism
-neurolinguistic studies of bilingualism
-receptive multilingualism
-signed languages and bilingualism
-sociolinguistic and grammatical studies of code-switching
-sociolinguistic studies of bilingual communities and migration
-translation and interpretation studies

Proposals regarding original, previously unpublished research results on
bilingualism/ multilingualism are invited in three formats: colloquia, individual
papers, and posters. Each paper presentation should be scheduled for 20
minutes.

Proposals for Colloquia
Colloquia are collections of four paper presentations that relate to a
narrowly defined topic of interest. They are submitted as a group,
individually reviewed and offered in 120 minute time blocks. Proposals for
colloquia should include a general abstract (maximum of 400 words),
describing the colloquium as a whole, also an overall summary for inclusion
in the conference program (max 75 words) as well as abstracts (max 300
words each) and summaries (max 50 words) for each of the individual
papers. The word limit includes examples and references. For each of the
papers to be presented, the author's name, professional affiliation, and
email address must be included. Sufficient details should be provided to
allow peer reviewers to judge the scientific merit of the proposal. A chair for
the session must also be identified. Instead of a fourth speaker, time can be
reserved for discussion led by a specified discussant. The person
submitting a proposal for a colloquium is in charge of securing the
permission and co-operation of all participants before the proposal is
submitted.

Proposals for Individual Papers or Posters
Proposals for individual papers or posters consist of a 300-word abstract,
including examples and references. The abstract should include enough
details to allow reviewers to judge the scientific merit of the proposal. In
addition, an overall summary for inclusion in the conference program (max
50 words) must be submitted. Abstracts for paper/poster presentations will
be double-blind peer-reviewed. Authors will be asked to specify a format
(paper presentation or poster session) at the time the work is submitted.

For all Submissions
Only one presentation as a first author and one as a co-author.

Abstract submissions will open on the ISB8 conference site from June 15,
2010.

Submission deadlines
-Colloquia: October 1, 2010
-Individual papers and posters: October 15, 2010
-Notification of acceptance: February 1, 2011

Please see the conference website: www.hf.uio.no/isb8
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