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LINGUIST List 25.2139

Wed May 14 2014

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition/USA

Editor for this issue: Anna White <awhitelinguistlist.org>

Date: 14-May-2014
From: Ed Cormany <cormany.ecambridgemichigan.org>
Subject: Midwest Association of Language Testers Conference 2014
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Full Title: Midwest Association of Language Testers Conference 2014
Short Title: MwALT

Date: 03-Oct-2014 - 04-Oct-2014
Location: Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Contact Person: Ed Cormany
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.cambridgemichigan.org/mwalt

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 02-Jun-2014

Meeting Description:

The sixteenth annual MwALT conference will be held Friday, October 3, and Saturday, October 4, 2014, at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. CaMLA will host the preconference workshop and opening reception on Friday. Palmer Commons will be the venue for the Saturday sessions. The conference theme this year is Under Construction: Building Arguments, Assessments, and Expertise. We look forward to welcoming the MwALT community to Ann Arbor in October.

2nd Call for Papers:

The deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to Monday, June 2, 2014.

The sixteenth annual MwALT conference will be held Friday, October 3, and Saturday, October 4, 2014, at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The conference theme is Under Construction: Building Arguments, Assessments, and Expertise. Abstracts related to the theme are invited in three categories:

Paper Presentations:

Presenters will be given 20 minutes to share a completed piece of research, and 10 minutes will be allotted for audience questions.

Works in Progress:

Presenters will have 10 minutes to share their progress in ongoing research, present preliminary data, or describe projects still in the planning stage. These presentations will be organized in a workshop format, with time reserved for open discussion among presenters and the audience at the end of each hour-long block of presentations.

Poster Presentations:

Posters may present either completed or in-progress work in a visual format.

Submission Instructions:

Abstract submission will be available from Friday, March 14, through Monday, June 2, via the EasyAbs submission service at http://linguistlist.org/confservices/mwalt2014. Abstracts must conform to the following guidelines:

- Upload your abstract as a PDF or Word document.
- Abstracts must be anonymous. Do not include your name, affiliation, or any other identifying information (such as citing prior work in the first person) in your abstract text, file metadata, or filename.
- Indicate in the body of your abstract which presentation type(s) you would like it to be considered for.
Abstracts must be no longer than 250 words, exclusive of references.

Notification of acceptances will be made by the end of June.



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