LINGUIST List 23.4650

Tue Nov 06 2012

Calls: Spanish, Portuguese, General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 05-Nov-2012
From: Vanessa Elias <>
Subject: 2nd Annual Hispanic & Luso-Brazilian Linguistics Conference
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Full Title: 2nd Annual Hispanic & Luso-Brazilian Linguistics Conference
Date: 22-Feb-2013 - 23-Feb-2013 Location: Tempe, AZ, USA Contact Person: Vanessa Elias
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Portuguese; Spanish

Call Deadline: 10-Jan-2013

Meeting Description:

February 22-23, 2013

The Spanish Linguistics Graduate Students at Arizona State University are honored to invite you to our Hispanic & Luso-Brazilian Linguistics conference. The conference offers an opportunity for graduate students of Spanish & Portuguese linguistics to share their current research. Our keynote speakers will also present research on topics in Spanish SLA & Sociolinguistics.

Kimberly Geeslin, Indiana UniversitySpanish second language acquisition, SLA & sociolinguistics

Carol Klee, University of MinnesotaSpanish language contact, sociolinguistics, bilingualism

Call for Papers:

The conference calls for linguistic analysis of all Spanish and Portuguese varieties, including the Iberian Peninsula, Latin America, North America and Africa. These different empirical, historical or theoretical perspectives could be research on, for example: language contact, language instruction, linguistic typology, language in context, universal grammar or language in the social context. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Dialectology & Language ContactPortuguese LinguisticsSociolinguisticsBilingualismSyntax & SemanticsCode-switching PragmaticsSLA & Acquisition of third languagesSpanish in the USHistorical & Comparative LinguisticsPhonetics & PhonologyApplied Linguistics

Participants should submit their abstracts on our website Please include: Title of presentation, an Abstract of the presentation (250 word max) in English, Spanish or Portuguese, Author and School, and Email address. We encourage students to submit abstracts as soon as possible.

*Presenters will be admitted and notified on a rolling basis. The deadline for abstract submission is January 10, 2013. Presentations may be up to 20 minutes and in Spanish, English or Portuguese, followed by 10 minutes of discussion and questions. The conference registration fee is $35.

For more information or questions, please contact us at

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