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LINGUIST List 24.206

Sat Jan 12 2013

Calls: Applied Ling, Language Acquisition, Psycholing, Socioling/Canada

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

Date: 12-Jan-2013
From: Mary O'Brien <mgobrienucalgary.ca>
Subject: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Multilingualism
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Full Title: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Multilingualism
Short Title: iam2013

Date: 15-Aug-2013 - 17-Aug-2013
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Contact Person: Mary O'Brien
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.ucalgary.ca/iam2013/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 28-Feb-2013

Meeting Description:

This interdisciplinary conference will bring together the work of researchers, educators, and policy makers in the areas of first and second language acquisition from language pedagogy and psycholinguistic perspectives. Our goal is to provide an opportunity for participants to engage with the implications of multilingualism from a range of perspectives, including the effects of being bilingual from childhood to adulthood, the process and benefits of learning multiple languages, and the impact of multilingualism on society. Keynote speakers include Craig Chambers (University of Toronto), Jim Cummins (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education) and Tracey Derwing (University of Alberta).

Call for Papers:

Please submit abstracts for either 20-minute paper presentations or poster presentations to the conference’s Easy Abstracts site: http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/iam2013. Abstracts should be a maximum of 500 words (excluding examples and references) and may be submitted in .txt or .doc format.
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