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LINGUIST List 20.1012

Sat Mar 21 2009

Calls: Lang Acquisition,Syntax/Portugal

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Ana Madeira, Workshop on Interfaces in L2 Acquisition

Message 1: Workshop on Interfaces in L2 Acquisition
Date: 19-Mar-2009
From: Ana Madeira <ana.madeirafcsh.unl.pt>
Subject: Workshop on Interfaces in L2 Acquisition
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Full Title: Workshop on Interfaces in L2 Acquisition
Short Title: WIL2A

Date: 19-Jun-2009 - 20-Jun-2009
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Contact Person: Ana Madeira
Meeting Email: ana.madeirafcsh.unl.pt
Web Site: http://www2.fcsh.unl.pt/clunl/pl2

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Syntax

Call Deadline: 29-Mar-2009

Meeting Description:

Submissions are invited for papers and posters focusing on the L2 acquisition of
syntax and its interfaces with other modules of the grammar, with an emphasis on
morphology, semantics and pragmatics. Contributions which explore both empirical
aspects and theoretical issues relating to the acquisition of interface
properties are particularly welcome.

Call for Papers

New call deadline: 29-Mar-2009

The Linguistics Research Centre of Universidade Nova de Lisboa (CLUNL) is happy
to announce that a Workshop on Interfaces in L2 Acquisition will take place at
Universidade Nova de Lisboa on 19-20 June 2009. Submissions are invited for
papers and posters focussing on the L2 acquisition of syntax and its interfaces
with other modules of the grammar, with an emphasis on morphology, semantics and
pragmatics. We particularly welcome contributions which explore both empirical
aspects and theoretical issues relating to the acquisition of interface properties.

Invited Speakers
Antonella Sorace (University of Edinburgh)
Jason Rothman (University of Iowa)
Amaya Mendikoetxea (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)

Abstract Submission
Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks, plus 10 minutes for discussion. The
workshop language is English. Authors are asked to send abstracts by e-mail, as
Word attachments, to Ana Madeira at ana.madeirafcsh.unl.pt. The abstract should
include the title, but not the author's name(s). The title of the paper, name of
the author(s), affiliation(s), postal address, e-mail address and category
(paper/poster) should be included in the e-mail message. Abstracts should be no
longer than two pages in length, including examples and references, with 2.5 cm
margins, in 12-point Times, single-spaced.

The deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended until 29 March 2009.
Speakers will be notified of the results of their abstract review by 30 April 2009.

Registration Details
Those interested in attending the workshop, whether presenting a paper or not,
should send an e-mail to Ana Madeira at ana.madeirafcsh.unl.pt or
wil2afcsh.unl.pt by 10 June 2009 to register (there is no registration fee).
Further information (including accommodation) will be provided in due course on
the workshop website: http://www2.fcsh.unl.pt/clunl/pl2.

Worshop Organisers
Ana Madeira (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
Maria Francisca Xavier (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
Maria de Lourdes Crispim (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
Cristina Vieira (Escola Superior de Educação Paula Frassinetti)
Paulo Osório (Universidade da Beira Interior)
Ernani Garrão (Universidade Nova de Lisboa / Universidade Estácio de Sá /
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro)
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