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LINGUIST List 25.113

Thu Jan 09 2014

Calls: Portuguese, Spanish, Socioling, Historical Ling, Applied Ling, General Ling/USA

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

Date: 03-Jan-2014
From: Margaret Alvarado <Margaret.Alvaradoasu.edu>
Subject: 3rd Annual Hispanic & Luso-Brazilian Linguistics Conference
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Full Title: 3rd Annual Hispanic & Luso-Brazilian Linguistics Conference

Date: 28-Mar-2014 - 29-Mar-2014
Location: Tempe, Arizona, USA
Contact Person: Margaret Alvarado
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://silc-lss-dev.asu.edu/conf/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Portuguese; Spanish

Call Deadline: 07-Feb-2014

Meeting Description:

The Spanish Linguistics Graduate Students at Arizona State University are honored to invite you to our third annual Hispanic & Luso-Brazilian Linguistics Conference. The conference offers an opportunity for graduate students of Spanish and Portuguese linguistics to share their current research. Our keynote speakers will be Dr. Kim Potowski (Spanish Heritage Language Acquisition) & Dr. Rena Torres Cacollous (Sociolinguistics).

Kimberly Potowski
University of Illinois at Chicago
Heritage language development, Spanish in the US, language & identity, & dual-immersion education

Rena Torres Cacoullos
Pennsylvania State University
Spanish language contact, language variation, Spanish-English bilingualism, grammaticalization

2nd Call for Papers:

3rd Annual Hispanic & Luso-Brazilian Linguistics Conference
March 28-29, 2014
Arizona State University, Tempe campus

The conference calls for linguistic analyses of all Spanish & Portuguese varieties, including the Iberian Peninsula, Hispanic America, the United States & Africa. Empirical, historical or theoretical studies are welcome. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

- Dialectology
- Language contact
- Portuguese linguistics
- Sociolinguistics
- Bilingualism
- Syntax and semantics
- Code-switching
- Pragmatics
- SLA and acquisition of 3rd languages
- Spanish in the US
- Historical & comparative linguistics
- Phonetics & phonology
- Morphology
- Applied linguistics

Participants should send their abstracts to asulingconfgmail.com. The subject of the email should read 'Conference Abstract.' Please include the following information in the body of the email: Title of presentation, an abstract of the presentation (250 word max) in English, Spanish or Portuguese, author and school, and email address.

Extended deadline for abstract submission is February 7, 2014, presenters will be notified on a rolling basis. Presentations in Spanish, Portuguese, or English will be 20 minutes long, followed by 10 minutes of discussion and questions. The conference registration fee is $35 for accepted papers submitted before the deadline. The late registration fee is $45. Please visit the conference website for additional information: http://silc-lss-dev.asu.edu/conf/.

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