LINGUIST List 29.810

Mon Feb 19 2018

Calls: Applied Ling, Cog Sci, Lang Acquisition/Netherlands

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 14-Feb-2018
From: Ileana Grama <>
Subject: Empirical Methods in Language Acquisition Research XIV
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Full Title: Empirical Methods in Language Acquisition Research XIV
Short Title: EMLAR XIV

Date: 18-Apr-2018 - 20-Apr-2018
Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Contact Person: Suzanne Dekker
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2018

Meeting Description:

Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition Research (EMLAR) XIV
Lectures and hands-on sessions on methodological aspects of language acquisition research

We are happy to announce the fourteenth edition of EMLAR, taking place in Utrecht, the Netherlands, from April 18 to April 20 2018 (Wednesday to Friday).

The workshop aims at training advanced MA and PhD students working on first and second language acquisition in experimental research. Experts in various domains of language acquisition research are giving various lectures and practices.

PhD students are invited to present a poster!

Further details on the program of EMLAR XIV and details about the registration procedure are available at:

Registration deadline: March 31 2018!

For further questions, contact us at:

Keynote & UiL-OTS Colloquium speaker:

- Jeffrey Lidz (University of Maryland)

Invited speakers:

- Beppie van den Bogaerde (University of Amsterdam);
- Hans Rutger Bosker (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics);
- Juliana Gerard (Ulster University in Northern Ireland);
- Ileana Grama (Utrecht University);
- Paul Meara (University of Oxford);
- Maria Carmen Parafita-Couto (Leiden University);
- Paul Vogt (Tilburg University);


- Behavioral Methods in Infant Research
- Computational Models
- Ethical Decisions in Psycholinguistics
- Eye Tracking: Reading
- Eye Tracking: Visual World Paradigm
- LENA & Analysis of Spontaneous Speech
- LimeSurvey
- Multilevel Analysis
- The “New” Statistics: effect sizes and meta-analytic methods
- Statistics with R
- Tools for Researching Vocabulary

On the third day of EMLAR there will be a special session on study and research opportunities at Utrecht University! MA and PhD students will be able to find out how to study or do a research stay at our research institute UiL-OTS, what facilities there are available and what kind of research is being done here. Don't miss it!

2nd Call for Papers:

We invite PhD students to present a poster on any topic related to language acquisition and/or experimental methods! Please specify in your registration form ( whether you wish to present a poster. Take into consideration:

- Posters should be at a maximum size of A0 (90 cm width) and in portrait orientation.
- Depending on the number of applications there might be a selection procedure.

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