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LINGUIST List 24.4709

Sat Nov 23 2013

Calls: Spanish, Applied Linguistics, Language Acq, General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 21-Nov-2013
From: Diego Pascual y Cabo <diego.pascualttu.edu>
Subject: Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language
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Full Title: Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language

Date: 21-Feb-2014 - 22-Feb-2014
Location: Lubbock, TX, USA
Contact Person: Diego Pascual y Cabo
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Subject Language(s): Spanish

Call Deadline: 01-Dec-2013

Meeting Description:

The Department of Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures at Texas Tech University will be hosting its inaugural Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language to be held on February 21-22, 2014.

We are proud to announce the participation of the following Plenary Speakers:

Dr. Marta Fairclough, University of Houston
Dr. Kim Potowski, University of Illinois at Chicago

For more information, contact the organizing committee at cmll.spanish.heritagettu.edu

2nd Call for Papers:

The Department of Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures at Texas Tech University cordially invites abstract submissions to its inaugural Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language to be held on February 21-22, 2014. Abstracts will be selected for 20-minute presentations (with 10 minutes for discussion) as well as for poster presentations.

We hope to receive abstracts (in Spanish or English) from researchers, teachers, and students representing all viewpoints and subfields of study to share, discuss, and explore both theoretical and practical knowledge in any area of Spanish Heritage Bilingual Development. Abstract submission has been extended until December 1,2013.

Concurrent with the conference on Saturday, we will host a workshop that aims to explore best and most effective practices on teaching Spanish to heritage language learners. The main goal of this workshop is to provide the participants with the tools to foster and encourage social, linguistic and cultural diversity.

All student presenters will be eligible for consideration for a most promising scholar award.

Extended call deadline: December 1, 2013
Notification of acceptance: December 20, 2013

Abstract Submission:

Authors are asked to submit their anonymous abstracts via the Easy Abstracts submission site: http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/TexasTech2014. Abstracts should not exceed 500 words. Tables, examples, and references may be included on a second page. No more than two abstracts per person should be submitted, with no more than one as first or sole author.



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