LINGUIST List 27.2317

Mon May 23 2016

Calls: Spanish; Gen Ling; Lang Acqu / USA

Editor for this issue: Michael Czerniakowski <>

Date: 20-May-2016
From: Julio Torres <>
Subject: 4th National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language
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Full Title: 4th National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language

Date: 16-Feb-2017 - 18-Feb-2017
Location: Irvine, California, USA
Contact Person: Julio Torres
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Subject Language(s): Spanish

Call Deadline: 01-Oct-2016

Meeting Description:

The 4th National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language (SSHL) will be held at the University of California, Irvine February 16th - 18th, 2017. Professor Julio Torres, Assistant Professor of Spanish Applied Linguistics and Director of the Spanish Language Program at UC Irvine, invites you to participate in this K-16 community-oriented meeting. Activities include research presentations from a number of fields within linguistics and pedagogy, workshops on conducting action research in the classroom, task-based language teaching, translanguaging approaches to heritage language pedagogy, and a Creative Writing Contest.

Keynote speakers:
Dr. Judith Kroll, University of California, Riverside
Dr. Eve Zyzik, University of California, Santa Cruz
Dr. Silva Corvalán, University of Southern California

Symposium Registration Fees:
​January 15th, 2017 (Early):
For faculty, teachers & administrators: $125.00
For students: $60.00

January 16th and later (Late):
For faculty, teachers & administrators: $175.00
For students: $90.00

Call for Abstracts:

Submission Requirements:
Anonymous abstracts for paper presentations should be submitted through EasyAbstracts (EasyAbs): Abstracts should be a maximum of 300 words (excluding references) and a brief summary for conference program (50 words maximum). To assist in the anonymous evaluation of abstracts, please do not include any identifying information.

*Vendors are not to participate in paper presentations. Vendors may request to pay for a table at the symposium.

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