LINGUIST List 24.1284|
Fri Mar 15 2013
Calls: Language Acquisition, Psycholing, Socioling, Syntax/Norway
Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee
From: Terje Lohndal <terje.lohndalntnu.no>
Subject: Parallel Grammars and Multilingualism
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Full Title: Parallel Grammars and Multilingualism
Date: 16-Oct-2013 - 18-Oct-2013
Location: Trondheim, Norway
Contact Person: Terje Lohndal
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.ntnu.edu/multilingualism
Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics; Syntax
Call Deadline: 29-Apr-2013
For many years, formal linguistics has focused on the ‘idealized’ monolingual speaker. Other areas of linguistics have been more concerned with ‘real life’ situations, where speakers often know multiple languages to a greater or lesser extent. During the past 20 years, work has started to emerge within the formal literature studying the representation of grammars in speakers who are multilingual. At the same time, psycholinguistic studies of bilingualism have contributed significantly to our understanding of bi- and multilingualism. This conference aims to discuss work on both the formal and experimental side, focusing on how to best approach the study of multilingualism.
Call for Papers:
Papers are invited on any topic related to the theme ‘Parallel Grammars and Multilingualism’, including:
- The formal grammar in an individual who masters multiple/parallel grammars
- Acquisition and processing in multilingualism (including second language acquisition)
- Language contact and multilingualism
Each talk will be 20 minutes followed by a 10 minutes question and answer session. About 20 talks will be accepted.
Submissions should be at most 2 A4 pages including references. Please submit in pdf format.
The conference will also feature a poster presentation by young scholars. When submitting, please indicate if you are submitting for a talk, a poster, or both.
Abstracts should be submitted using the following website: http://www.ntnu.edu/multilingualism/call-for-papers
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