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LINGUIST List 22.2815

Sat Jul 09 2011

Calls: Language Acquisition/Brazil

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        1.     Karina Molsing , I International Seminar on Language Acquisition

Message 1: I International Seminar on Language Acquisition
Date: 08-Jul-2011
From: Karina Molsing <karina.molsingpucrs.br>
Subject: I International Seminar on Language Acquisition
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Full Title: I International Seminar on Language Acquisition
Short Title: I SIAL

Date: 16-Nov-2011 - 18-Nov-2011
Location: Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Contact Person: Karina Molsing
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.pucrs.br/eventos/sial/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 30-Jul-2011

Meeting Description:

The I International Seminar on Language Acquisition (I Seminário Internacional de Aquisição da Linguagem) will be held from November 16 to 18, 2011, at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

The Seminar touches on a variety of topics in the area of acquisition, including the acquisition of native and foreign languages, linguistic awareness and literacy, bilingualism, language reorganization in aphasics, LIBRAS, Portuguese as an Additional Language (PAL) and foreign language reading.

Invited Speakers:

Gabriele Kasper - University of Hawaii (USA)
Jubin Abutalebi - Vita Salute San Raffaele University (Italy)
Mehmet Yavas - Florida International University (USA)
Michael Ullman - Georgetown University (USA)
Adriana Thoma - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
Ana Ruth Moresco Miranda - Federal University of Pelotas (Brazil)
Aniela Improta França - Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Augusto Buchweitz - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
Cátia de Azevedo Fronza - University of the Valley of Sinos (Brazil)
Cristina Becker Lopes Perna - Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
Ingrid Finger - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
Juliana Roquele Schoffen - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
Lêda M. B. Tomitch - Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil)
Lilian Scherer - Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
Lodenir Becker Karnopp - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
Luciene Simões - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
Margarete Schlatter - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
Maria Bernadete Abaurre - University of Campinas (Brazil)
Márcia Cristina Zimmer - Catholic University of Pelotas (Brazil)
Matilde Scaramucci - University of Campinas (Brazil)
Regina Lamprecht - CNPq Researcher
Ronice Müller de Quadros - Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil)
Simone Sarmento - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
Vilson Leffa - Catholic University of Pelotas (Brazil)
Viviane Heberle - Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Registrations:

All participants must register on the event website by November 8, 2011. After this date, registrations can only be done at the Events Department on the main campus of PUCRS, building 40, room 201. Open hours from Monday to Friday from 8am to 12pm and 1:30pm to 7pm. Telephone for contact 3320.3680 and email proexsecretariapucrs.br

Call for Papers:

Abstracts submitted may be up to 400 words (not counting references), and may be written in Portuguese or English. Proposals must be sent to the email sial.pucrsgmail.com by July 30. Abstracts must be anonymous, not including any kind of information that may identify the author of the work. The three main themes for presentations are: L1 Acquisition and Teaching; L2 Acquisition and Teaching; and Bilingualism and Libras/Sign Language.

The body of the email must contain:

1. Author(s) name(s)
2. Affiliation
3. Author(s) email(s)
4. Abstract title
5. Main theme of the abstract

Important Dates:

Submission deadline: July 30, 2011
Notification of accepted abstracts: August 31, 2011
Date of the event: November 16 to 18, 2011

I SIAL website: http://www.pucrs.br/eventos/sial/

Papers and presentations will be accepted in English and Portuguese.

Organizing Committee:

Cristina Lopes Perna e Lilian Cristine Scherer (PUCRS) - coordinators
Cátia Fronza (UNISINOS)
Karina Molsing (PUCRS)
Luciene Simões (UFRGS)
Onici Claro Flôres (UNISC)
Rosângela Gabriel (UNISC)
Simone Sarmento (UFRGS)

Executive Team (PUCRS):

Aline Fay de Azevedo
Andrey F. S. Ximenez de Azevedo
Beatriz Moro
Cibele Maciel Ferreira
Cristiane Corsetti
Deisiane Gomes
Elisângela Kipper
Fernanda Knecht
Gislaine Machado Jerônimo
Lívia Mottin
Paola D. N. R. Merode
Rafaela J. Boeff
Sheila Nunes
Sun Yuqi
Talita dos Santos Gonçalves

Scientific Committee:

Adriana Rossa
Carlos Rossa
Gabriele Kasper
Ingrid Finger
Jubin Abutalebi
Márcia Zimmer
Mehmet Yavas
Michael Ullmann
Valéria Raymundo




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