LINGUIST List 8.555

Mon Apr 21 1997

Calls: Second Language Research Forum

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  1. Sue Gass, Second Language Research Forum

Message 1: Second Language Research Forum

Date: Sun, 20 Apr 1997 13:57:00 -0400
From: Sue Gass <>
Subject: Second Language Research Forum

Corrected version

Second Language Research Forum '97
 October 17 - 19
 Michigan State University
 East Lansing, Michigan

Conference Theme: SLA Across Languages

All topics related to SLA theory will be considered. Paper
presentations may be either 30 minutes (20 minutes plus 10 minutes for
discussion) or 45 minutes (35 minutes plus 10 minutes for
discussion). Colloquia will be allotted two hours. Submissions should

Four copies of a one-page abstract (300 words maximum), 3 anonymous
and one including the name of the author(s) and affiliation(s)

In the upper right-hand corner please state whether your abstract is
for a paper or a poster and whether you would prefer a 30 or 45 minute
time slot. For colloquium submissions please include a summary
statement as well as abstracts of individual papers. Please limit your
title to ten words maximum.

A 50-word summary of the presentation (to be included in the
conference program if accepted)

A typed 3" x 5" card bearing the title of the paper/poster/colloquium,
and the name(s), affiliation(s), phone number(s), snailmail and e-mail
address(es) of the author(s)

One copy of the abstract and one copy of the summary, either on a disk
(WORD, Word Perfect, or ASCII), or via e-mail, (preferably, as a WORD,
Word Perfect, or ASCII file) sent to

Please label all disks and title your file by the first eight letters of
your last name (if your name has fewer than eight letters, please include
the first letters of your first name).

Send abstracts to:

Abstract Committee, SLRF '97
English Language Center
One Center for International Programs
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1035


Web site:

The deadline for receipt of submissions for SLRF '97 will be May 16, 1997.
No late proposals will be considered. No faxed submissions will be accepted.
Notification of acceptance will be sent in late June, 1997.

Sue Gass
English Language Center
Michigan State University
E. Lansing, MI 48824-1035

Phone: 517 353-0800
FAX: 517 432-1149
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