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Fri Nov 11 2011

Confs: Language Acquisition/Brazil

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Message 1: 1st International Seminar on Language Acquisition
Date: 10-Nov-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: sial.pucrsgmail.com
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.

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.

I SIAL - Conference program

The Organizing Committee of the I International Seminar on Language Acquisition (I Seminário Internacional de Aquisição da Linguagem) is pleased to present the updated conference program below.

There will also be a workshop on Applied English Phonology given by Prof. Mehmet Yavas (Florida International University) on Saturday, Nov. 19. The workshop requires no registration or fee. An additional minicourse on The Neurobiology of Bilingualism will also be given by Prof. Jubin Abutalebi (Vita Salute San Raffaele University) on Monday, Nov. 21, and Tuesday, Nov. 22. Registration for the minicourse is R$44.

For more information, please contact sial.pucrsgmail.com
I SIAL website: http://www.pucrs.br/eventos/sial/

Program:

16/11 - Wednesday
Morning

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

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

15:30 to 16:00
Break

16:00 to 17:30
Communications - Language Laboratory of PUCRS (Building 8, 5th floor)
- Coordinated paper sessions
- Laboratory A
- Laboratory B
- Laboratory C

17/11 - Thursday
Morning
9:00 to 10:30
Talk: L2 Acquisition and Cognition
Keynote speakers: Prof. Dr. Michael Ullman - Georgetown University, Washington, EUA
Coordinator: Profa. 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

Afternoon
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
Communications - Language Laboratory of PUCRS (Building 8, 5th floor)
- Coordinated paper sessions
- Laboratory A
- Laboratory B
- Laboratory C
17h to 18h
- Patterns in the Acquisition of #sC Clusters: Universal or Language-Specific Mehmet Yavas

19h30min às 21h
Seminar
Title to be confirmed - (Building 9 Auditorium)
- Leonor Scliar Cabral (UFSC)Acrescentar na programação, no dia 17 de novembro, das 19h30 às 21h uma palestra (''Seminar'' em inglês) por Profa. Leonor Scliar Cabral (UFSC), com ''título a ser confirmado'' (''title to be confirmed'' em inglês). Coloca em parênteses que vai ser realizado no auditório do prédio 9 (''Building 9 Auditorium'' em inglês).

18/11 - Friday
Morning
9:00
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

10:30 to 11:00
Break

11:00 to 12:30
Communications - Language Laboratory of PUCRS (Building 8, 5th floor)
- Coordinated paper sessions
- Laboratory A
- Laboratory C

Afternoon
14h
Talk: Teaching Portuguese as an Additional Language (PAL)
Keynote speaker: Dr. Matilde Scaramucci - UNICAMP
Coordinator:: Dr. Juliana Roquele Schoffen - UFRGS

15:30 to 16:00
Break

16:30 to 18:00
Videoconference: The Pragmatics of 2nd Language Talk
- Gabriele Kasper

18:00 to 18:30
Closing session

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