LINGUIST List 29.702

Mon Feb 12 2018

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics/Australia

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


Date: 08-Feb-2018
From: Bronwen Dyson <bronwen.dysonsydney.edu.au>
Subject: 18th International Symposium on Processability
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Full Title: 18th International Symposium on Processability
Short Title: PALA 2018

Date: 14-Sep-2018 - 15-Sep-2018
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Contact Person: Bronwen Dyson
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://pala2018.com/

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

Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2018

Meeting Description:

The 18th International Symposium on Processability Approaches to Language Acquisition (PALA) will cover a wide range of topics relating to current research on Processability Theory and Second Language Acquisition including theoretical, empirical and applied issues. The symposium is open to everyone, with no participation fees.

Keynote speakers:

Catherine Best, Western Sydney University
Manfred Pienemann, Paderborn University
Boping Yuan, University of Cambridg

Call for Papers:

Submissions on work related to Processability Theory and Second Language Acquisition are invited:

(1) Research papers
(2) Presentations of work in progress by master and doctoral students.

Proposals for papers and posters may not have been previously published. Each author may submit no more than one individual and one co-authored abstract. All submissions will be reviewed anonymously and evaluated in terms of originality, clarity, and significance of findings and conclusions.

Possible topics include:

- L1-L2 differences
- Heritage speakers
- Cross-linguistic comparisons
- Specific Language Impairment
- Bilingual acquisition
- Semantics/syntax-interface
- Pragmatics/syntax-interface
- Complexity
- Transfer

Submissions should include:

1. Title of the paper, and abstract of 300 words (excluding references and title)
2. Name and affiliation of the author(s)
3. First author’s postal and e-mail addresses
4. Type of presentation intended: please indicate whether your proposal is to be considered for a paper, a poster, or either

Deadline for abstract submissions: 31 March, 2018
Notification of acceptance by: 1 May, 2018
All submissions will be reviewed anonymously and evaluated in terms of originality, clarity, and significance of findings and conclusions.

Please submit abstracts to: https://pala2018.com/papers


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