LINGUIST List 23.3088

Tue Jul 17 2012

Calls: Language Acquisition/Norway

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 17-Jul-2012
From: Roksolana Mykhaylyk <>
Subject: Workshop: Acquisition at the Interface
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Full Title: Workshop: Acquisition at the Interface Short Title: WAI 2012
Date: 22-Oct-2012 - 23-Oct-2012 Location: Tromsø, Norway Contact Person: Roksolana Mykhaylyk
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 01-Aug-2012

Meeting Description:

The Workshop Acquisition at the Interface will be held in Tromsø, Norway, at the Center for Advanced Study in Theoretical Linguistics (CASTL), University of Tromsø. The goal of this workshop is to provide an occasion for researchers, who work on acquisition of phenomena pertaining to interfaces (e.g., syntax-pragmatics, syntax-semantics, morphology-phonology, and etc.), to present their recent findings, exchange ideas and address new questions in the field.

Confirmed Invited Speakers:

1. Holger Hopp, University of Mannheim, Germany2. Aafke Hulk, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands3. Jason Rothman, University of Florida, USA & University of Ottawa, Canada4. Elena Tkachenko, Oslo University College, Norway5. Ianthi Tsimpli, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

2nd Call for Papers:

Deadline extension: August 1, 2012

Submissions of abstracts are invited with reference to the following issues:

- How do various language learners acquire linguistic phenomena pertaining to interfaces?- Is there a difference between first language acquisition, child bilingual acquisition and adult second language learning of the same phenomena?- Which interfaces are more/less vulnerable?- What is the difference between intra-linguistic interfaces (e.g., morphology-semantics) and extra-linguistic interfaces (e.g., syntax-pragmatics)?

Anonymous abstracts should be a maximum of one page in length with an additional page for examples, figures, tables, and references.

Online Submission Address:

Online Submission Instruction:

- After providing author's information, write a short abstract (two or three sentences). If the text box for abstract is empty, the submission will not proceed.- Please attach a PDF version of the full abstract in the 'Upload Paper' item of the form and leave the 'Abstract Only' box unchecked.- Key words must be provided one per line without any commas.

Notification: August 25, 2012

Financial Support:

Details regarding financial support will be finalized after presenters are accepted. We anticipate that a small travel subsidy will be available to graduate students and post-docs who receive the highest ratings on submitted abstracts.

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