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LINGUIST List 25.993

Thu Feb 27 2014

Calls: Applied Linguistics/ Canadian Modern Language Review (Jrnl)

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>

Date: 27-Feb-2014
From: UTP Journals <cmlrutpress.utoronto.ca>
Subject: Applied Linguistics/ Canadian Modern Language Review (Jrnl)
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Full Title: Canadian Modern Language Review

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Nov-2014

Canadian Modern Language Review
2014 Best Graduate Student Paper Award
Call for papers

The Editors of the Canadian Modern Language Review invite submissions for the Annual Award for the Best Paper by a Graduate Student. The competition is open to students who are currently registered or have graduated in the previous academic year. Papers should be submitted no later than November 30, 2014.

Papers should present original, theoretically motivated research, with an analysis supported by a review of the relevant empirical literature. The topic of the paper must be related to second language teaching and learning. Graduate course papers, theses, and dissertations may be source material for the paper submitted. A note from the professor of the relevant course or the thesis/dissertation supervisor supporting the submission and briefly outlining the place/nature of the paper within the student's graduate studies program must also be included.

Papers will be evaluated by the CMLR Editors and members of the Editorial Board. The assessment criteria will include relevance to the mandate of the journal, originality and significance of research, currency of references, and quality of the writing. Authors should refer to 'A Guide for Authors' in the CMLR when preparing their manuscripts. Previously submitted papers are not eligible.

The Best Paper will be published in Volume 71 of the CMLR and the author will receive a one-year subscription to the journal.

Manuscripts should be submitted online to: PRESTO http://cmlr.presto.utpjournals.com/jmanager/users/login
Submission information can be found online at: http://www.utpjournals.com/cmlr

Previous Winners have included
2012 — Yvonne Préfontaine, "Perceptions of French Fluency in Second Language Speech Production"
2010— Klara Abdi, "'She Really Only Speaks English': Positioning, Language Ideology, and Heritage Language Learners" http://utpjournals.metapress.com/content/w8g73232134n0143/?p=4f2c4c6a3b6b4292951896490f6880b8&pi=0
2008— Muhammad M. Abdel Latif (University of Essex, UK) Towards a New Process-based Indicator for Measuring Writing Fluency: Evidence from L2 Writers' Think-Aloud Protocols http://utpjournals.metapress.com/content/j724tv6625714621/?p=c8afb1bf03f24d00b133f6de45fb2ff4&pi=2
2007— Talia Isaacs, "Towards Defining a Valid Assessment Criterion of Pronunciation Proficiency in Non-Native English-Speaking Graduate Students" http://utpjournals.metapress.com/content/15567610h2084782/?p=131fa44c567b49bd9905805a42ca20bc&pi=0
2006— Sandra Zappa-Hollman, "Academic Presentations across Post-secondary Contexts: The Discourse Socialization of Non-native English Speakers" http://utpjournals.metapress.com/content/m594561u80121141/?p=7d9018bae9014a1ea2df0e5a5dd326de&pi=0

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