LINGUIST List 25.4066

Tue Oct 14 2014

Calls: Lang Acquisition, Applied Ling, Cognitive Sci, Discourse Analysis, Socioling/USA

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 13-Oct-2014
From: Rachel Kraut <>
Subject: 14th Annual Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Roundtable
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Full Title: 14th Annual Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Roundtable
Short Title: SLAT Roundtable

Date: 06-Mar-2015 - 07-Mar-2015
Location: Tucson, AZ, USA
Contact Person: Rachel Kraut
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Discourse Analysis; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 22-Nov-2014

Meeting Description:

The Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT) Student Association cordially invites student and faculty participation at the 14th Annual SLAT Roundtable at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.

Keynote speaker: Dr. Bryan Smith, Arizona State University

Plenary address: Dr. Suzanne Panferov, University of Arizona

General Registration (not proposal submission):
Registration is free.

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Call for Papers:

Submissions representing the diverse areas of the SLAT Program (e.g. language pedagogy, language assessment, program administration, language planning and policy, literacies, language use, sociolinguistics, pragmatics, language processes, cognitive sciences, psycholinguistics, language analysis, discourse analysis, multilingualism, heritage languages, gaming, language learning and technology) as well as those that bridge these areas are welcome.

Important Dates:

Roundtable dates: March 6-7, 2015
Submission deadline: November 22, 2014
Notification schedule: Mid-December 2014


Presentation: 30 minutes (20 minutes talk/10 minutes Q&A)
A paper presentation is a formal talk addressing a small audience of up to 30 participants. The presentation may be an original empirical research as well as an original theoretical investigation by the presenter(s). It may include one or more authors.

Panel Presentation: 80 minutes (20 minutes each/20 minutes Q&A)
Students (especially pre-dissertation students) are encouraged to create panels of 3 to discuss different perspectives on complex issues in second language acquisition and/or teaching. Panel speakers should establish a brief theoretical framework before beginning discussions of specific studies.

Poster: A visual representation of research. Posters may include materials such as data, graphs, diagrams, pictures, and text. At the poster session, the presenters have a chance to discuss their research with a smaller group of attendees. Participants submitting proposals for presentations may also wish to be considered for the poster session. Awards will be given for posters at the end of the Roundtable.

Workshop: (75 minutes) A practical demonstration of a theory or an application of a pedagogical methodology. The presenter engages and involves the audience through experiential learning techniques. There may be more than one presenter.

Proposal Submission Guidelines:

Title: Up to 10 words
Abstract (for the program): Up to 50 words
Summary: Up to 300 words

Submit to:

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