LINGUIST List 25.5104

Mon Dec 15 2014

Calls: Vietnamese, Language Acquisition/USA

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 15-Dec-2014
From: Andrea Pham <>
Subject: 2015 GUAVA (Group of Universities for the Advancement of Vietnamese in America) Workshop
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Full Title: 2015 GUAVA (Group of Universities for the Advancement of Vietnamese in America) Workshop
Short Title: 2015 GUAVA Workshop

Date: 15-May-2015 - 15-May-2015
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Contact Person: Andrea Pham
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Subject Language(s): Vietnamese

Call Deadline: 01-Mar-2015

Meeting Description:

The purpose of the meeting is to bring together Vietnamese language teachers and scholars to discuss and share research and experience, and to forge and sustain meaningful professional dialogues in the teaching of Vietnamese language to heritage and non-heritage learners.

The meeting is co-organized with and sponsored by the department of Asian Languages and Cultures at UCLA. Information on registration, travel and lodging will be posted later on the GUAVA website:

For further information and queries please contact the organizing committee at:

Should you be interested in becoming a Guava member, please contact Quang Phu Van at

Call for Papers:

We invite abstracts for a 20-minute presentation with 10 minutes for discussion on any issue related to researching and teaching Vietnamese language. Topics of interests are, but not limited to, language structure, acquisition, teaching, methodology, curriculum, issues on Heritage language learners and identity, and language teaching in the Digital Age.

The abstract should not be more than two pages including references and examples. Please include in the abstract the title, name, affiliation and email of the author(s). The abstract should be sent to:

Deadline for abstract submission: March 1, 2015
Notification of acceptance: March 15, 2015

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