LINGUIST List 16.254

Wed Jan 26 2005

Calls: Applied Ling/Spain; Applied Ling/USA

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        1.    Gemma Martinez, 5th International Summer Symposium of Terminology
        2.    Charles Combs, Second Language Research Forum

Message 1: 5th International Summer Symposium of Terminology

Date: 24-Jan-2005
From: Gemma Martinez <>
Subject: 5th International Summer Symposium of Terminology

Full Title: 5th International Summer Symposium of Terminology 
 Date: 11-Jul-2005 - 14-Jul-2005
 Location: Barcelona, Spain 
 Contact Person: Group IULATERM
 Meeting Email:
 Web Site:
 Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics 
 Call Deadline: 01-Apr-2005 
 Meeting Description:
 The International Symposium of Summer of Terminology is an
 interdisciplinary meeting of specialists interested in terminology, in
 which monographic subjects are discussed. In this fifth edition, the
 subject of the symposium will be about the language of the legal world. 
 The proposals of communications will have to be sent by electronic mail to or by postal mail before the 1st of April 2005.
 The proposals, written in Word format, must have between 300 and 500 words.

Message 2: Second Language Research Forum

Date: 24-Jan-2005
From: Charles Combs <>
Subject: Second Language Research Forum

Full Title: Second Language Research Forum 
Short Title: SLRF 

Date: 07-Oct-2005 - 09-Oct-2005
Location: New York, NY, United States of America 
Contact Person: Charles Combs
Meeting Email:
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 15-Apr-2005 

Meeting Description:

This conference is devoted specifically to exploring interfaces between SLA
research and second language instruction. Colloquia, individual papers, and
posters are therefore solicited which, from a variety of perspectives,
investigate SLA as it relates to various aspects of second language
instruction ranging from classroom practices to syllabus design, material
development, curriculum development, policy making, and assessment.


The Second Language Research Forum (SLRF) invites proposals for papers and
posters regarding theory and research in second language acquisition for
its annual conference, to be held at Teachers College, Columbia University
from October 7-9, 2005. We solicit colloquia, individual papers, and poster
presentations relevant to the conference theme: ''SLA models and second
language instruction: Broadening the scope of inquiry.'' We welcome
submissions from a variety of perspectives which investigate SLA as it
relates to various aspects of second language instruction ranging from
classroom practices to syllabus design, material development, curriculum
development, policy making, and assessment.

Submitters should specify one of the general research strands below under
which they wish their proposal to be evaluated. 

General submission strands:

- Biological processes and effects
- Cognitive processes and effects
- Neurological processes and effects
- Developmental sequences
- Environmental influences
- Socio-cultural influences
- Linguistic analyses
- Pragmatic analyses
- Individual differences
- Research methodology
- Use of learner-corpora
- Evaluation, assessment, and testing 

Proposals will be accepted for the following formats: 

- Paper Presentations: 30 minutes long with a 10-minute discussion period.
Submissions should include an abstract of no more than 400 words and a
program summary of no more than 50 words. 
- Poster Presentations: to be displayed for a 2-hour block of time. Posters
should meet basic size and design specifications to be supplied by the SLRF
conference organizers. 

Those interested in submitting a proposal should visit the conference
website at

Submission Deadline: April 15, 2005

Contact information:
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