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Tue Jul 12 2011

Confs: Language Acquisition/Brazil

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        1.     Karina Molsing , 1st International Seminar on Language Acquisition

Message 1: 1st International Seminar on Language Acquisition
Date: 08-Jul-2011
From: Karina Molsing <karina.molsingpucrs.br>
Subject: 1st International Seminar on Language Acquisition
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1st 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: Karina Molsing
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.pucrs.br/eventos/sial/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Meeting Description:

The 1st 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

16/11 -Wednesday
8:30
Registration

9:30
Opening - The tradition of PUCRS in events in the area of Language
Acquisition
Prof. Dr. Yavas Mehmet

10:30
Inaugural talk - Bilingualism and Cognition
Keynote speaker: Prof. Dr. Jubin Abutalebi - Vita Salute San Raffaele
University - Milan/Italy
Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Lilian C. Scherer – PUCRS

12:00
Break

14:00 to 15:30
Roundtable
Topic: Linguistic Awareness and L1 Acquisition
Participants:
- Prof. Dr. Ana Ruth Moresco Miranda - UFPEL
- Prof. Dr. Aniela Improta França - UFRJ
Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Regina Lamprecht - CNPq researcher

15:30 to 16:00
Break

16:00 to 17:30
Topic Rooms - Language Laboratory of PUCRS (Building 8, 5th floor)
Coordinated paper sessions

17/11 - Thursday
9:00 to 10:30
Talk: L2 Acquisition and Cognition
Keynote speakers: Prof. Dr. Michael Ullman - Georgetown University,
Washington, USA and Prof. Dr. Ingrid Finger – UFRGS
Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Márcia Cristina Zimmer – UCPel

10:30 to 11:00
Break
11:00 to 12:30
Roundtable
Topic: Language Acquisition and literacy
Participants:
- Prof. Dr. Maria Bernadete Abaurre - UNICAMP
- Prof. Dr. Luciene Simões - UFRGS
- Prof. Dr. Cátia de Azevedo Fronza - UNISINOS
Debater: Prof. Dr. Simone Sarmento - UFRGS

14:00 to 15:30
Roundtable
Topic: Foreign Language Reading and Cognition
Participants:
- Prof. Dr. Lêda M. B. Tomitch - UFSC
- Prof. Dr. Viviane Heberle - UFSC
- Prof. Dr. Vilson Leffa - UCPel
Debater: Prof. Dr. Augusto Buchweitz - UFRGS

15:30 to 16:00
Break

16:00 to 17:30
Topic Rooms - Language Laboratory of PUCRS (Building 8, 5th floor)
Coordinated paper sessions
18/11 – Friday

9:00 to 10:30
Roundtable
Topic: Teaching Portuguese as an Additional Language (PAL)
Participants:
- Prof. Dr. Margarete Schlatter - UFRGS
- Prof. Dr. Matilde Scaramucci - UNICAMP
Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Juliana Roquele Schoffen (UFRGS)

10:30 to 11:00
Break

11:00 to 12:30
Roundtable
Topic: Libras and Bilingualism
Participants:
- Prof. Dr. Ronice Muller de Quadros - UFSC
- Prof. Dr. Lodenir Becker Karnopp - UFRGS
Debater: Prof. Dr. Adriana Thoma – UFRGS

14:00 to 15:30
Roundtable
Topic: Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL): Pragmatic Aspects
- Keynote speaker: Prof. Dr. Gabriele Kasper - University of Hawaii
Debater: Prof. Dr. Cristina B. Perna – PUCRS

15:30 to 16:00
Break

16:30 to 17:30
Topic Rooms - Language Laboratory of PUCRS (Building 8, 5th floor)
Coordinated paper sessions

18:00 to 18:30
Closing session



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