LINGUIST List 25.4974

Mon Dec 08 2014

Calls: Portuguese, Spanish, General Ling, Historical Ling, Lang Acquisition, Ling & Lit, Socioling/USA

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 07-Dec-2014
From: Margaret Alvarado <>
Subject: 4th Annual Hispanic & Luso-Brazilian Linguistics Conference
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Full Title: 4th Annual Hispanic & Luso-Brazilian Linguistics Conference

Date: 10-Apr-2015 - 11-Apr-2015
Location: Tempe, Arizona, USA
Contact Person: Steven Flanagan
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Portuguese; Spanish

Call Deadline: 23-Jan-2015

Meeting Description:

The fourth annual Hispanic & Luso-Brazilian Linguistics Conference offers an opportunity for graduate students of Spanish & Portuguese linguistics to share their current research.

We are pleased to host the following keynote speakers:

Dr. Scott Schwenter (Ohio State University)
Dr. Lina Lee (University of New Hampshire)
Dr. Omar Beas (Arizona State University)

Call for Papers:

The conference calls for linguistic analyses of all Spanish & Portuguese varieties, including the Iberian Peninsula, Hispanic America, the United States & Africa as well as analyses related to second language learning and teaching. Empirical, historical or theoretical studies are also welcome. Topics may include, but are not limited to: Dialectology, Pragmatics, Language Contact, SLA & Acquisition of 3rd languages, Spanish in the US, Sociolinguistics, Historical & Comparative Linguistics, Bilingualism, Phonetics & Phonology, Syntax & Semantics, Morphology, Code-switching, Applied Linguistics, Computer Assisted Language Learning, and Online Language Learning.

Participants should send their abstracts to The subject of the email should read ''Conference Abstract.'' Please include the following information in the body of the email: Title of presentation, an Abstract of the presentation (250 word max) in English, Spanish or Portuguese, Author & School, and Email address.

Presentations in Spanish, Portuguese, or English will be 20 minutes long, followed by 10 minutes of discussion & questions. The conference registration fee is $35 for accepted papers submitted before the deadline. The deadline for abstract submission is January 23, 2015, and presenters will be notified of their acceptance by January 30, 2015.

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