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LINGUIST List 21.322

Tue Jan 19 2010

Calls: Applied Ling, Lang Acquisition, Writing Systems/France

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

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        1.    Anneke Neijt, 7th International Workshop on Writing Systems and Literacy

Message 1: 7th International Workshop on Writing Systems and Literacy
Date: 19-Jan-2010
From: Anneke Neijt <a.neijtlet.ru.nl>
Subject: 7th International Workshop on Writing Systems and Literacy
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Full Title: 7th International Workshop on Writing Systems and Literacy
Short Title: AWLL

Date: 30-Sep-2010 - 01-Oct-2010
Location: Paris, France
Contact Person: Amandine Bergère
Meeting Email: amandine.bergeregmail.com
Web Site: http://writtenlanguage.ruhosting.nl/workshopbestanden/firstcall2010.pdf

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition;
Psycholinguistics; Writing Systems

Call Deadline: 15-Apr-2010

Meeting Description:

The writing systems workshops offer a forum for discussion between researchers
from a range of different countries and linguistic backgrounds, working in a
variety of fields of writing research such as theoretical linguistics,
psycholinguistics, computational linguistics and language education.

Call for Papers

The focus of this 7th workshop is the relationship between units of language
and units of writing. Especially welcome are contributions on the following
- How are units of language and units of writing related? Which levels are
involved and which kinds of relationships are maintained ?
- Which models of language and writing accommodate the relationships that have
been established?
- How do writers map units of language onto units of writing?
- How do readers map units of writing onto units of language?
- Does knowledge of the relationship between speech and writing in one language
influence one's understanding of the same connection in a foreign language?
- How do teaching techniques influence literacy development?
- What is the role of writing in acquiring knowledge of one's mother tongue ?
- What is the role of writing in foreign language education ?

Invited Speakers: David Olson (International Society for the Study of Speech
and Writing in Context), Michel Fayol (Observatoire national de la lecture,
France), and Vivian Cook (Professor of Applied Linguistics, Newcastle)

Authors should submit abstracts of no more than 300 words (Font: Times New
Roman 12, line spacing: 1.5). Speakers will have 30 minutes for their
presentation, and 15 minutes for discussion and questions. Please submit
abstracts electronically (rtf, pdf, doc).

Contact: Amandine Bergère : amandine.bergeregmail.com
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