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Sun Nov 07 2010

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition/Japan

Editor for this issue: Elyssa Winzeler <elyssalinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Kaoru Koyanagi , 11th Annual Conference of the Japan Second Language Association

Message 1: 11th Annual Conference of the Japan Second Language Association
Date: 07-Nov-2010
From: Kaoru Koyanagi <kaoru-ksophia.ac.jp>
Subject: 11th Annual Conference of the Japan Second Language Association
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Full Title: 11th Annual Conference of the Japan Second Language Association
Short Title: J-SLA 2011

Date: 11-Jun-2011 - 12-Jun-2011
Location: Bunkyo University, Japan
Contact Person: Ken Urano
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.j-sla.org/e/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2011

Meeting Description:

The 11th Annual Conference of the Japan Second Language Association

Call for Papers
J-SLA 2011 (The 11th Annual Conference of the Japan Second Language

(1) Dates: June 11 and 12, 2011
(2) Place: Bunkyo University (3337 Minami-Ogishima, Koshigaya-shi, Saitama
(3) Plenary speaker: Roumyana Slabakova (University of Iowa)
(4) Academic areas:
Abstracts are invited for papers or poster presentations on any theoretical
or empirical area of research in second language acquisition (SLA).
(5) Presentations:
Oral presentation of papers will be allotted 40 minutes (30 minutes for
presentation, followed by 10 minutes for discussion).
(6) Deadline for receipt of abstracts: January 31, 2010
(7) Notification of acceptance: February 28, 2010
(8) Abstract submission procedure:
Please submit your abstract (1,600 characters in Japanese or 1,000 words in
English) as an MS-Word file (or a PDF file if it contains special
characters) and send it as an attachment to the following e-mail address:

Shunji Inagaki (Graduate School of Languages and Cultures, Nagoya University)

Please write 'J-SLA Abstract Submission' in the subject line and list the
following information in the body of the message:
-Title of your paper or poster
-Your name
-Telephone number/fax number
-E-mail address
-Type of proposal (Student Workshop*, paper, or poster)
-Language to be used for presentation (i.e., Japanese or English).

Please note at the bottom of the list whether you are willing to
participate in the poster session should your paper not be accepted for
oral presentation.

A Student Workshop will be held the morning of June 11, 2011. We plan to
schedule parallel sessions to accommodate as many presentations as
possible. The time allotted for each presentation is 30 minutes, with an
additional 10 minutes for discussion. At least one expert in the area will
attend each session to promote discussion and to provide advice. Presenters
should be student members of J-SLA (see (10) below). Studies-in-progress
are welcome.

(9) Notes regarding abstract submission:
- Figures and tables are not counted as part of the word limit but should
be included in the abstract. The total length of the abstract should not
exceed two A4 pages.
- Include the title of the abstract at the top and the number of characters
(if written in Japanese) or word count (if written in English) at the bottom.
- Do not put the name(s) of the presenter(s) on the abstract.
- Send a shorter version of the abstract (no more than 300 characters in
Japanese or 100 words in English) as a separate attachment. Include the
title at the top and the number of characters or word count at the bottom.
- Authors may submit only one abstract for consideration as a paper for
oral presentation. This limit holds for all authors regardless of their
status as primary or secondary author. Additional submissions for the
Student Workshop or for poster presentations are also permitted as long as
the contents of each submission are not the same.

(10) General notes
- All presenters must be members of J-SLA at the time of the conference.
(It is not necessary for co-presenters to be members.)
- Information on joining J-SLA may be found at the following website:
- The language of presentation may be either Japanese or English.
- No substitute presenters will be allowed.
- Regrettably, no financial support for transportation and accommodation
will be offered.

For more information, please contact Ken Urano, Conference
Chair: uranoba.hokkai-s-u.ac.jp

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