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LINGUIST List 23.3627

Wed Aug 29 2012

Calls: Sign Language, General Linguistics, Applied Linguistics/Hong Kong

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

Date: 29-Aug-2012
From: Mandy Tang <yiu_csldscuhk.edu.hk>
Subject: 3rd International Conference on Sign Linguistics and Deaf Education in Asia
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Full Title: 3rd International Conference on Sign Linguistics and Deaf Education in Asia

Date: 30-Jan-2013 - 02-Feb-2013
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contact Person: Mandy Tang
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.cslds.org/conference2013

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Other Specialty: Sign Language

Call Deadline: 20-Sep-2012

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce that the 3rd International Conference on Sign Linguistics and Deaf Education in Asia will be hosted by the Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong from 30 January to 2 February 2013. Same as the preceding conferences, the 2013 conference aims at promoting research and sharing of empirical findings related to Sign Linguistics and Deaf Education in Asia.

Call for Papers:

The forthcoming conference encourages presentations involving ongoing research projects in one of the areas listed below:

Sign Linguistics:

- Syntax
- Semantics
- Phonology
- Sociolinguistics
- Sign Language Acquisition
- Psycholinguistics

Deaf Education:

- Sign Bilingualism
- Language and Literacy Development of Deaf Children
- Language, Emotion and Cognition in Deaf Learners
- Teacher Training

Submission Guidelines:

Abstracts need to be written in English with a maximum of 400 words (excluding references). The abstract should contain a clear focus of analysis, methodology and a summary of the empirical findings. Submissions are limited to a maximum of two abstracts per person whether single author or joint author.

Important Deadlines:

Submission of abstracts: 20 September 2012
Notification of acceptance: 10 October 2012
Deadline for registration: 31 December 2012
Submission of presentation materials for interpreters: 9 January 2013

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