LINGUIST List 9.595

Tue Apr 21 1998

Confs: The Study of Child Language

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  1. Cenoz Iragui Jasone, iascl congress

Message 1: iascl congress

Date: Tue, 21 Apr 1998 18:07:06 +0200 (METDST)
From: Cenoz Iragui Jasone <>
Subject: iascl congress


12-16 July 1999			
University of the Basque Country		
San Sebastian - Donostia
Basque Country - Spain			

Special Emphasis Topic: Child Language Acquisicion: Educational and 
Crosslinguistic Perspectives

Papers in the following areas will be included:

Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition
Language Disorders 
Metalinguistic Awareness 
Parent-child Communication 
Pre-linguistic Communication 
Signed Languages 
Speech Perception and Production 
Papers on the acquisition of minority languages are particularly welcome

Congress Languages

Presentations to be made in Basque, English, French and Spanish. 
Simultaneous translation into English will be provided for the plenary 
sessions but only papers read in Basque will be translated into English.

Local Committee: 
Itziar Idiazabal, Jasone Cenoz, Marma Josi Ezeizabarrena, Margareta 
Almgren (University of the Basque Country); Andoni Barrena (University 
of Salamanca) 

Dorothy Bishop, University of Cambridge
Jean Paul Bronckart, University of Geneva
Itziar Idiazabal, University of the Basque Country
Luis Enrique Lspez, San Simon University
Brian MacWhinney, Carnegie Mellon University
Jurgen Meisel, University of Hamburg
Miquel Siguan, University of Barcelona


The organizers welcome submissions for 20 minute paper presentations, 
posters and symposia.
Symposia are expected to last two hours (including discussion) and 
involve at least three and at most six participants (including the 


Abstracts for papers, posters and symposia should be submitted in the 
following format:

(1) For papers and posters five copies of an anonymous abstract 
(200-300 words) with title, and the area of study in the upper right 
hand corner

For symposia: five copies of an anonymous abstract (up to 1000 words) 
describing briefly each contribution as well as the relations among the 
individual presentations, with title and the area of study in the upper 
right hand corner.

(2) All abstracts should include an English translation.
(3) One 10 x 15 cm (4 x 6 inch) card stating: (i) title, (ii) topic 
area, (iii) audiovisual/computer request, and (iv) for each author: 

a. Full name and affiliation
b. Current address
c. E-mail address
d. Fax number

Abstracts submitted should represent unpublished work. All submissions 
will be peer-reviewed anonimously by members of the scientific 
committee. Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent out by 
December 1998

(4)	A PC compatible diskette of the abstract is required (ASCII, 
WORD6, WORD7, WP5.1, WP6).

(5)	Abstracts must be received by June 1, 1998.

(6) Send to:

1999 - IASCL Congress
University of the Basque Country
P. O. Box 2111
01006 Vitoria-Gasteiz
Basque Country

We regret that we cannot accept electronic submissions.


The registration fee until February 15, 1999 is 35,000 pts for IASCL 
Members; 23,000 pts for students, and 19.000 pts for accompanying 
persons (includes participation in all social events offered to IASCL 
members). Late registration will increase the fee with an additional 
7,500 pts for each category. The fee includes the congress facility, 
program and abstracts, coffee and refreshments during the meeting, the 
opening reception, the conference dinner, a sightseeing tour, a "Basque 
evening", and membership in the IASCL until the 2002 Congress.
Participants from countries with currency problems can contact the 
organizers in order to apply for a registration reduced fee.


Five, four and three star hotels near the Congress venue in the town 
area will be available at reduced rates. Limited accommodation will 
also be available in students dorms. The range of prices is given below 
(without reduced rates):

 	Single 	Double
Five star Hotels 	24,000 pts	30,000 pts
Four star Hotels 	16,800 pts	21,000 pts
Three star Hotels 	14,400 pts	18,000 pts
Two star Hotels 	 11,500 pts	14,000 pts
Student dorms		 5,000 pts

Detailed information and reduced rates will be given in the third 


Arrangements for daily excursions may be made during the week of the 
Congress upon request. Options include tours to various places of 
interest such Biarritz, St. Jean de Luz, Pamplona-Iruqea, Bilbao-Bilbo, 
Zarautz, Loiola, etc.
Pre- and post-congress tours to France or to Spain may be arranged for 
those who would like to use this opportunity.


Arrangements for special rates for flights are being negotiated with 
some airlines. The nearest airports are: Biarritz at 40 km from San 
Sebastian-Donostia, Bilbao at 100 km and San Sebastian at 20km (only a 
limited number of national flights). Trains from Paris, arrive at 
Hendaye/Irun and have frequent connections with San Sebastian-Donostia. 
Trains and couches also run from Madrid or Barcelona to San 


Submission of Abstracts: June 1, 1998.
Registration fee and hotel deposit: February 15, 1999.


 University of the Basque Country
 Basque Government: Dept. of Education and Research; Dept. of Language 
Policy; Dept. of Industry and Agriculture.
 County Council fo Gipuzkoa
 City Council of San Sebastian-Donostia
 Gipuzkoa-Donostia Kutxa Bank

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