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LINGUIST List 22.4371

Fri Nov 04 2011

Calls: Language Acquisition, Psycholing, Syntax, Phonology/Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Peggy Mok , Conference on Bilingualism and Comparative Linguistics

Message 1: Conference on Bilingualism and Comparative Linguistics
Date: 04-Nov-2011
From: Peggy Mok <peggymokcuhk.edu.hk>
Subject: Conference on Bilingualism and Comparative Linguistics
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Full Title: Conference on Bilingualism and Comparative Linguistics

Date: 15-May-2012 - 16-May-2012
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contact Person: Peggy Mok
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/lin/cbrc/cbcl/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Phonology; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Syntax

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2012

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce that an International Conference on Bilingualism and Comparative Linguistics will be held at the Chinese University of Hong Kong from 15-16 May 2012.

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Patricia Kuhl (University of Washington)
Professor Fred Genesee (McGill University)
Professor Audrey Li (University of Southern California)
Professor William S. Y. Wang (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Invited Speakers:

Professor Patrick Wong (Northwestern University)
Professor Alan Yu (University of Chicago)

Call for Papers:

You are welcome to attend and submit papers for presentation at the Conference. Please refer to http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/lin/cbrc/cbcl/Call%20For%20Papers.pdf for submission details. The submission deadline is 15 January 2012.

We invite proposals for paper presentations on the following topics including:

Bilingual first language acquisition
Bilingualism in atypical and impaired children and adults
Bilingual language processing and production
Acquisition of second and third languages in childhood and adulthood
Comparative studies of languages and their interactions in contact situations
Comparative studies in phonetics/phonology/syntax/semantics involving a Chinese language

Paper Presentation:

Each author may submit one proposal as the first author and another as co-author. Each paper presentation will be 30 minutes in length (20 minutes for presentation, followed by a 10-minute question and answer period). The language of presentation may be English, Cantonese or Mandarin.

Deadline for submission of abstract: January 15, 2012

Please send your submissions for paper presentations to the following email address, in the following manner:

To: cbclcuhk.edu.hk
Subject: Paper Submission

Please send the following information in the main text of your email and your abstract as an attachment no later than 15 January 2012.

1. Title of paper
2. Name(s) of author(s)
3. Affiliations of author(s)
4. Mailing address for contact person
5. Email address(es) of author(s)
6. Telephone number for contact person
7. Keywords (about 5 words)

Title and Abstract:

Please do not include any information in your abstract which may reveal your identity, as the review process will be conducted anonymously.


1. Number of pages paper: maximum 2 pages A4 or letter-size paper (including title, tables, figures, and references)
2. Paper size: A4 or letter-size
3. Margins:
In the case of A4, Top and Bottom: 30mm, Left and Right: 25mm
In the case of letter-size, all margins: 1 inch
4. Font: Times New Roman (or a similar font)
5. Font size: 12 point for text, 10 point for references
6. Length of abstract & line spacing: single-space, 500 words maximum

Please save the file as a pdf, text, or Word file under your last name (e.g., Li.pdf).

Notification of acceptance will be made by the middle of February 2012.

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