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LINGUIST List 23.1683

Mon Apr 02 2012

Calls: Language Acquisition, Psycholing, Neuroling/USA

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

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Date: 01-Apr-2012
From: Alison Gabriele <gabrieleku.edu>
Subject: Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition - North America 5
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Full Title: Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition - North America 5
Short Title: GALANA5

Date: 11-Oct-2012 - 13-Oct-2012
Location: Lawrence, Kansas, USA
Contact Person: Utako Minai
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.galana2012.ku.edu

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics

Call Deadline: 01-May-2012

Meeting Description:

Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America (GALANA) 5
University of Kansas, October 11-13, 2012
Lawrence, Kansas

Theme: Psycholinguistic and Neurolinguistic Approaches to Language Development

Plenary Speakers:

Silvina Montrul, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Colin Phillips, University of Maryland
Mabel Rice, University of Kansas
Jesse Snedeker, Harvard University

Special Session Invited Speakers:

Barbara Conboy, University of Redlands
Holger Hopp, Mannheim University
Regine Oberecker, Max Planck Institute, Leipzig
Nicole Wicha, University of Texas at San Antonio

Sponsors: National Science Foundation, University of Kansas, Linguistics Department

Final Call for Papers:

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute presentations as well as posters on the following topics: first and second language acquisition, bilingualism, pidgins/creoles, and language disorders.

The special theme of this GALANA will address using psycholinguistic and neurolinguistic methodology to examine language development. Submissions, however, do not need to be connected to the special theme.


- Length: 500 words (plus 1 extra page for examples, figures, trees, references, etc.)
- Font-size: 12 point, Times New Roman
- Margins: 1 inch

The abstract should include a title but no names or affiliations. Please include the word count at the bottom of the first page. Please do not include any identifying information within the body of the abstract.


Abstracts must be submitted online at the following address:


Submission deadline: May 1, 2012 (new deadline)
Notification: July 1, 2012
Website: http://www.galana2012.ku.edu
Email: galana2012ku.edu

Organizing Committee:

Robert Fiorentino
Alison Gabriele
Utako Minai

Travel fellowships are available to graduate students and post-docs who receive the highest ratings on submitted abstracts.

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