LINGUIST List 29.2793

Thu Jul 05 2018

Calls: Portuguese, Spanish, Applied Ling, Gen Ling, Lang Acquisition, Psycholing, Socioling/Netherlands

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <kenlinguistlist.org>


Date: 03-Jul-2018
From: Maria Carmen Parafita Couto <m.parafita.coutohum.leidenuniv.nl>
Subject: Bilingualism in the Hispanic and Lusophone World
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Full Title: Bilingualism in the Hispanic and Lusophone World
Short Title: BHL

Date: 09-Jan-2019 - 11-Jan-2019
Location: Leiden, Netherlands
Contact Person: M. Carmen Parafita Couto
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Portuguese; Spanish

Call Deadline: 01-Sep-2018

Meeting Description:

BHL is a biannual conference [Leiden 2015, Tallahassee (Florida) 2017] that brings together researchers working on different aspects of bilingualism in the Hispanic and Lusophone world to share new insights regarding methodology and extend and strengthen the dialogue on furthering our understanding of bilingualism. Hence, BHL is dedicated to research in any area related to bilingualism, including theoretical linguistics, sociolinguistics, language contact, second language and bilingual acquisition, heritage languages, communication, education, and psycholinguistics. By bringing together researchers from different perspectives we hope to be able to share new insights regarding methodology and get a better understanding of bilingualism.

The invited speakers for BHL 2019 are:

Mily Crevels (Leiden University, The Netherlands)
Cristina Flores (Universidade do Minho, Portugal)
John Lipski (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
Liliana Sánchez (Rutgers University, USA)
Jorge Valdés Kroff (University of Florida, USA)

Organizing committee:

Eduardo Alves Vieira (Leiden University)
Antje Muntendam (Florida State University)
M. Carmen Parafita Couto (Leiden University)

Contact: bhl2019.leidengmail.com

Call for Papers:

We invite abstracts for the third conference on Bilingualism in the Hispanic and Lusophone world (BHL), which will take place at Leiden University (The Netherlands) on January 9-11, 2019.

We welcome abstracts for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes for discussion) and posters in any area related to bilingualism, including theoretical linguistics, sociolinguistics, language contact, second language and bilingual acquisition, heritage languages, and psycholinguistics. The abstracts should be anonymous, written in English, Spanish or Portuguese and should be a maximum of 300 words in length. Please indicate whether you would like your abstract to be considered for a talk, a poster or both. You can submit your abstract through the following link:

http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/BHL2019

The journal Languages (ISSN 2311-553X, http://www.mdpi.com/journal/languages) will offer a Best Poster Award. All attendees with a poster presentation will be eligible for this award. A prize of 250€ will be granted on the basis of the presentation clarity and scientific significance.

All BHL participants will be invited to submit a contribution for a Special Issue on Bilingualism in the Hispanic and Lusophone World to be published in the open access journal Languages (http://www.mdpi.com/journal/languages/special_issues).

Important dates:

Deadline for abstract submission: September 1, 2018, midnight Eastern Time.
Notification of acceptance: mid October 2018
Conference dates: January 9-11, 2019 

Contact: bhl2019.leidengmail.com


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