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LINGUIST List 21.4060

Thu Oct 14 2010

Calls: General Ling, Lang Acq, English/USA

Editor for this issue: Di Wdzenczny <dilinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Lori Pierce , UT Arlington Student Conference in Linguistics & TESOL

Message 1: UT Arlington Student Conference in Linguistics & TESOL
Date: 13-Oct-2010
From: Lori Pierce <LinguaUTAgmail.com>
Subject: UT Arlington Student Conference in Linguistics & TESOL
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Full Title: UT Arlington Student Conference in Linguistics & TESOL
Short Title: UTASCILT

Date: 03-Mar-2011 - 04-Mar-2011
Location: Arlington, Texas, USA
Contact Person: Lori Pierce
Meeting Email: LinguaUTAgmail.com
Web Site: http://ling.uta.edu/~lingua

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 22-Nov-2010

Meeting Description:

Papers for this conference are invited in all areas of linguistics, (including
TESOL), and especially in our conference topic: What is Experimental
Syntax Good for? Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Grant Goodall. Dr.
Goodall received his graduate training from the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He is
currently Professor of Linguistics at UCSD. Goodall's primary area of
specialty is natural language syntax, with an established interest in applying
linguistic research to the public realm, especially with regards to language
teaching policy and practice. His current research projects include Wh-
movement and inversion phenomena, processing effects in syntax, and
experimental methods for studying syntax. Before joining the faculty at
UCSD, he worked at the University of Texas at El Paso and held visiting
appointments at the Université de Genève (Switzerland) and the
Universidad Nacional del Comahue (Argentina).

Students from any educational institution are strongly encouraged to submit
their research and share insights they have discovered in the field.
Presenters can choose between oral and poster presentations. Oral
presentations will last 20 minutes with 5 minutes for discussion and
questions. An allotment of time will be set aside for poster presentations and
discussion. This is a great opportunity to develop professional skills. The
best presentations will be awarded the Yumi Nakamura Memorial Prize in
Linguistics (up to a total of $1000.00 USD in prize money). Poster and oral
presentations are considered, accepted, and judged as equal counterparts.

Call For Papers

The deadline for submission of abstracts is Monday, 22 November 2011.
Notifications of acceptance will be distributed by mid-December, 2010.
Abstracts should be written on a single page (500 words or less) in Times
New Roman or a similar font, 12 point, with one additional page for graphs
and/or references. Electronic submissions are preferred and the text of the
e-mail (or title page) should include:

-your name
-address, phone number, e-mail address
-title of paper, and
-type of presentation: oral or poster
Please do not include your name on the abstract pages.

Abstracts should be sent as an attachment in MS Word format to
LinguaUTAgmail.com. Please do not submit using an .html or PDF
format, as we will need to format the abstract for inclusion in the abstract
booklet. If you use fonts or symbols that are unusual, please submit both
MS Word and PDF, and we will make sure the correct symbols appear. Late
submissions will not be accepted.

The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) is located in Arlington, Texas,
situated between Dallas and Fort Worth. Arlington is easily accessible by
two major airports: DFW and Love Field. Discounted hotels in Arlington are
available for UTA events, and some limited space will be available to stay
with students on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information, visit http://ling.uta.edu/~lingua
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