LINGUIST List 24.4583

Sat Nov 16 2013

Calls: Applied Linguistics/UK

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <>

Date: 16-Nov-2013
From: Martin Ball <>
Subject: The Languages of LARSP
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Full Title: The Languages of LARSP Short Title: LangLARSP
Date: 27-Mar-2014 - 28-Mar-2014 Location: Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom Contact Person: Vesna Stojanovik
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Dec-2013

Meeting Description:

The University of Reading and the Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism are pleased to announce the LANGUAGES OF LARSP workshop to be held on 27-28 March 2014. LARSP originated at the University of Reading. It was created by David Crystal, Paul Fletcher and Mike Garman in 1976 and it applied to English. Since then LARSP has been adapted for other languages and most recently, three volumes have been published profiling LARSP for a number of different languages.

Due to the number of researchers working on new versions of LARSP for the languages of LARSP series, we are holding a Workshop and Conference on LARSP so that knowledge can be exchanged, shared and discussed. The workshop is open to not only the designers of the different languages of LARSP, but also to speech and language therapists and those involved in the education of speech and language therapy students, speech and language therapy students and researchers in the field of child language acquisition and disorders.

Workshop contributors will include Professor Paul Fletcher and Dr Vesna Stojanovik.

Registration is open from 1 December 2013

Registration ends: 7 March 2014

Registration fees: £110 for two days (includes lunch and refreshments) (≈ €130.00; US$176.00)

Daily delegates: £60 (≈ €72.00; US$96.00)

Students: £100 for two days (or £50 per day) (≈ €120.00; US$160.00 / €60.00; US$80.00)

Accommodation of various types will be recommended to suit different budgets, from about ₤50.00 a night upwards (≈ €60.00; US$80.00).

Please contact the Organizer if you intend to come to the Workshop: Dr Vesna Stojanovik

Call for Papers:

Funding is currently being sought to aid authors of LARSP versions who are not supported by their home institutions, though this funding (if obtained) would likely only cover registration and not accommodation, or travel.

If you wish to present at the workshop, please contact Dr Stojanovik.

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