LINGUIST List 23.3220

Sat Jul 28 2012

Calls: Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 28-Jul-2012
From: Jason Rothman <>
Subject: Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition
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Full Title: Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition Short Title: GASLA 12
Date: 26-Apr-2013 - 28-Apr-2013 Location: Gainesville, FL, USA Contact Person: Jason Rothman
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Nov-2012

Meeting Description:

Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition (GASLA) 12April 26-28, 2013University of FloridaWebsite:

The University of Florida is proud to host the 12th semi-annual meeting of Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition.

Plenary Speakers:

Theodoros Marinis (University of Reading)Bonnie D. Schwartz (Radbound University & University of Hawaii)Ianthi Maria Tsimpli (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki & University of Reading)

Invited Workshop: 'Applying Generative SLA to Language Teaching'

Joyce Bruhn de Garavito (Western Ontario University)Kook-hee Gil (University of Sheffield)Heather Marsden (University of York)Roumyana Slabakova (University of Iowa)David Stringer (Indiana University)Lydia White (McGill University)Melinda Whong (University of Leeds)

GASLA-12 Faculty Organizing Committee: Jason Rothman, Ana de Prada PĂ©rez, Wind Cowles, Edith Kaan, Gillian Lord, Eric Postdam, Caroline Wiltshire, and Steffi Wulff.

Student Organizing Committee: Jennifer Cabrelli Amaro, Tiffany Judy, and Diego Pascual y Cabo.

Call for Papers:

Paper and poster proposals on any topic in generative second language acquisition (adult and child), L1 Attrition, L3/Ln acquisition, and childhood bilingualism are invited.

Abstracts are invited for 20 minute presentations (with 10 minutes for discussion) and/or posters. Please indicate on your abstract whether you wish your submission to be considered for one category only (regular paper, or poster, please specify) or for both categories. Abstracts should not exceed 500 words: the text is limited to 500 words, not including the title. Figures, tables, examples, and references may be included on a second page. These do not count toward the 500 words. Please submit your anonymous abstract through Easy Abstracts. No more than three abstracts per person should be submitted, with no more than one as first or sole author. Electronic submission of abstracts is required.

Abstract Submission:

Authors are asked to submit their anonymous abstracts in pdf format via the Easy Abstracts submission site:

When you create the pdf, make sure to remove any author information: in Acrobat, go to 'File:Document Properties.' When you go to the submission website, you will be asked to register with your name, email, affiliation and phone number. Once registered, your username will be your email. During the submission process, please make sure that you indicate for which session (Main Session/Poster, both) you want to be considered. No faxed abstracts will be accepted.

Please Note:

If you encounter any difficulty, you may also submit your abstract as a last resort via email (pdf format only) to with the following information in the email message: Title of paper, Name of author(s), Affiliation(s), Address(es), Phone number(s), Email address(es), and the session for which you want to be considered.

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