LINGUIST List 9.256

Fri Feb 20 1998

Calls: Child language, Applied linguistics, GASLA 98

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Directory

  1. Mick Perkins, Child Language Seminar
  2. Jersy Kowal, Applied Spanish Linguistics
  3. GASLA 98, Generative Approaches to SLA IV

Message 1: Child Language Seminar

Date: Tue, 17 Feb 1998 16:45:23 +0000
From: Mick Perkins <M.Perkinssheffield.ac.uk>
Subject: Child Language Seminar

 CHILD LANGUAGE SEMINAR
 1998

 4-6 September 1998


 SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS


The 1998 Child Language Seminar will be hosted by the Department of Human
Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK. Proposals are invited
for papers of 30 minutes duration and for posters (which we would
particularly like to encourage) on issues related to first language
acquisition and language disorders in children.

*KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
LARRY LEONARD (Purdue University, USA)
JOHN LOCKE (University of Sheffield, UK)

*CONFERENCE LOCATION
The conference will be held at Halifax Hall at the University of Sheffield.
Halifax Hall is centred around a Sheffield steel baron's house, dating back
to 1830 and set in extensive grounds just a few minutes' drive from the
Peak District National Park. Modem facilities are available in delegates'
rooms.

*DISCUSSION PANEL ON SLI
One special feature this year will be a discussion panel on the afternoon
of Saturday 5 September which will address the significance of research
into Specific Language Impairment (SLI) for our understanding of normal
language acquisition. Panel members will include:
Prof. Larry Leonard (Purdue University) (author of Children with Specific
Language Impairments MIT Press, 1998)
Prof. Gina Conti-Ramsden (Manchester University)
Dr. Heather van der Lely (Birkbeck College, London)

*PUBLICATION OF PROCEEDINGS
Selected papers and posters will be published in the conference proceedings.

*HOW TO SUBMIT ABSTRACTS
Abstracts should be up to 250 words in length (excluding references) and
may be submitted preferably by e-mail or e-mail attachment, or by mail or
Fax. If you submit hard copy, please also send a copy on disk (all formats
acceptable but indicate on the disk label which format and WP program you
have used). Submissions should be received by 1 May 1998. At the top of the
abstract please include Name(s) of Author(s), Institutional Affiliation,
Full Address, E-Mail Address, Telephone and Fax Numbers, Paper or Poster,
Equipment Requirements. Please leave several lines between this information
and the title and body of the abstract so that the header information can
be removed for anonymous review. We will inform you by 15 June whether your
abstract has been accepted.

*SEND YOUR ABSTRACT TO:
Mrs Pat Millington
CLS Secretary
Department of Human Communication Sciences
University of Sheffield
Sheffield S10 2TA
UK

e-mail: p.millingtonsheffield.ac.uk
Fax: (+44) (0)114-279-9473
Tel: (+44) (0)114-222-2402

*CONFERENCE WEBSITE
Programme details and other relevant information will be continually
updated and posted on our conference website:

http://www.shef.ac.uk/uni/academic/R-Z/spsu/conf.html


*FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

THE CONFERENCE SECRETARY:

Pat Millington (details above) or:

THE CONFERENCE ORGANISERS:

Mick Perkins
e-mail: m.perkinssheffield.ac.uk
Tel: (+44) (0)114-222-2408
Fax: (+44) (0)114-273-0547

Sara Howard
e-mail: s.howardsheffield.ac.uk
Tel: (+44) (0)114-222-2448
Fax: (+44) (0)114-273-0547
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Message 2: Applied Spanish Linguistics

Date: Tue, 17 Feb 1998 14:06:09 -0500 (EST)
From: Jersy Kowal <jkowalchass.utoronto.ca>
Subject: Applied Spanish Linguistics





 Asociacion Canadiense de Hispanistas
 XXXIV Congreso
 Universidad de Ottawa
 27-28-29 y 30 de mayo de 1998



 PROPUESTAS DE PONENCIA
 SESION ESPECIAL


 "Las nuevas tecnologias y la ensenaza del espanol"


Esta sesion abarcar\225 diversos aspectos de la ensenanza del espanol con
nuevas tecnologias. Se examinar\225 las varias posibilidades que ofrecen hoy
los programas de computadora, CDRoms, multimedia y el internet para la
ensenanza del idioma espanol. Se invita a los participantes de compatir
con los especialistas de idioma las experciencias en la creacion de los
documentos did\225cticos para el internet. La sesion se terminar\225 con la
discusion sobra la posible colaboracion interuniversitaria en la
preparacion y el desarrollo de un curso de espanol para la urdimbre
mundial (word wide web). Enviar resumen a: 


Jerzy Kowal
Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON M5S 1A1
Tel: (416) 944-3964
Fax: (416) 971-2061
email: jkowalchass.utoronto.ca
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Message 3: Generative Approaches to SLA IV

Date: Tue, 17 Feb 1998 16:09:49 -0500 (EST)
From: GASLA 98 <gaslaverb.linguist.pitt.edu>
Subject: Generative Approaches to SLA IV

			CALL FOR PAPERS

	 University of Pittsburgh Department of Linguistics
				and
Carnegie Mellon University Department of Modern Languages

The Fourth International Conference on:

GENERATIVE APPROACHES TO SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION: 

			GASLA IV


September 25-26-27, 1998
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

		Confirmed Invited speakers:	
		\165	Lydia White, McGill University
		\165	Usha Laksmanan, Southern Illinois University
		\165	Peter Gordon, University of Pittsburgh

Unpublished papers in generative approaches to SLA are welcome, 
including interdisciplinary links with:

	Second language sentence/input processing
	Neuroimaging and second language acquisition
	Links between language change, language contact, and SLA
	Links between generative approaches to SLA and social/cognitive 
		factors affecting SLA

Please send 5 copies of an anonymous abstract (single-spaced, 2 pages 
maximum including examples and references) and a 3 x 5 index card with 
name(s) of author(s), title of paper, affiliation, phone number, and 
e-mail address to:

GASLA IV
2816 Cathedral of Learning
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260 USA

NO E-Mail SUBMISSIONS, PLEASE
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: May 31, 1998
Deadline for Pre-Registration: September 5, 1998

				GASLA IV
			September 25-27th 1998
				hosted by
	The University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University
		 http://verb.linguist.pitt.edu/~gasla/







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