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LINGUIST List 23.996

Tue Feb 28 2012

Calls: Romance, Language Acquisition/Portugal

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

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        1.     Ana Lúcia Santos , Romance Turn V

Message 1: Romance Turn V
Date: 28-Feb-2012
From: Ana Lúcia Santos <alsfl.ul.pt>
Subject: Romance Turn V
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Full Title: Romance Turn V

Date: 02-Jul-2012 - 04-Jul-2012
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Contact Person: João Costa
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.fcsh.unl.pt/linguistica/romanceturn2012/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Other Specialty: Romance Languages

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2012

Meeting Description:

The Romance Turn V (Workshop on the Acquisition of Romance Languages)
Lisbon, Portugal
2-4 July 2012

The Romance Turn will be organized by CLUNL/FCSH - Universidade Nova de Lisboa and CLUL - Universidade de Lisboa, and will take place in Lisbon (Portugal). It aims to gather people working on the acquisition of Romance languages from a generative perspective.

Invited Speakers:

Letícia Sicuro Corrêa (PUC - Rio de Janeiro)
Philippe Prévost (Universté François Rabelais - Tours)
Yvan Rose (Memorial University of Newfoundland)

Final Call for Papers:

Extended deadline: 15 March 2012

Papers are invited for oral and poster presentations in the area of the acquisition of Romance languages. All topics in the fields of (typical and impaired) first, second, and bilingual language acquisition from a generative perspective will be considered. Presentations will be 30 minutes long, followed by 15 minutes for discussion, and will be in English.

Authors are invited to send one copy of an abstract in English for review. Abstracts must be at most one page long on an A4 or letter-size sheet (8 1/2 by 11) with one-inch margins and typed in at least 12-point font. An optional second page is permitted for data and references. Abstracts must be anonymous. Abstracts should be submitted via email as a PDF attachment to the following address:


Please name your pdf file with the first author's surname (e.g., Saussure.pdf), use 'RT5 Abstract' in the Subject header and include the information in (1) - (7), which should constitute the body of the message.

1. Name(s) of author(s)
2. Title of talk
3. Language acquisition context (L1, L2, etc.) and targeted language
4. Affiliation(s)
5. Email address(es)
6. Fax number of first author
7. Postal address of first author

Please also indicate whether you'd like your abstract to be considered for oral or poster presentation, or either. Authors may submit up to two abstracts, one individual and one joint (or two joint).

The extended deadline for receipt of abstracts is 15 March 2012. Authors will be notified of acceptance by 1 May 2012.

More information about the conference can be found at:


Organizing Committee:

FCSH-UNL: Ana Castro, João Costa, Alexandra Fiéis, Maria Lobo, João Loureiro, Ana Madeira, Fernanda Pratas, Carolina Silva
CLUL-UL: Silvana Abalada, Maria João Freitas, Alexandrina Martins, Ana Lúcia Santos

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