LINGUIST List 32.637

Fri Feb 19 2021

Calls: Applied Ling, Socioling/Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 19-Feb-2021
From: Felix Kpogo <>
Subject: 46th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development
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Full Title: 46th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development
Short Title: BUCLD 46

Date: 04-Nov-2021 - 07-Nov-2021
Location: Online (Virtual) Conference, USA
Contact Person: Ying Gong & Felix Kpogo
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 01-Apr-2021

Meeting Description:

Boston University Conference on Language Development is one of the largest student-run linguistics conferences in the world. BUCLD is an internally recognized meeting of researchers in language acquisition and development, including first and second language acquisition, language disorders, bilingualism, and literacy development. BUCLD promotes the progress of science by providing a major venue for dissemination of scholarly findings, for initiation and development of collaborations, and for professional networking.

Keynote Speaker: Reiko Mazuka (RIKEN Brain Science Institute; Duke University)
Plenary Speaker: Anne Christophe (École Normale Supérieure – PSL University)

Call for Proposals and Abstracts:

Proposal:1000-words for a 90-minute symposium; including a list of the participants, topics, and format, and name at least one organizer.

Topic: Any topic likely to be of broad interest to the conference attendees.

Send submissions to with ''Symposium proposal'' in the subject line.

Deadline: Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 23:59 Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4). Symposium decision will be made by June.

Abstract: 500-word for 20-minute talks and posters; may include up to one extra page for examples, figures, tables, and references (for a total length of two pages).
Suggested format:

Topic: Any topic in the fields of first, second, and additional language acquisition from any theoretical perspectives will be fully considered.

Submission begins Thursday, April 1, 2021 at:

Deadline: Saturday May 1, 2021 at 23:59 Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4)


Further information:
General conference information:

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