From: Martin Haiden <haidenuniv-tours.fr>
Subject: Romance Turn IV: Workshop on the Acquisition of Romance Languages
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Full Title: Romance Turn IV: Workshop on the Acquisition of Romance Languages
Short Title: RT4
Date: 25-Aug-2010 - 27-Aug-2010
Location: Tours, France
Contact Person: Philippe Prévost
Meeting Email: romanceturn.toursgmail.com
Web Site: http://www.romanceturn.info/
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition
Language Family(ies): Romance
Call Deadline: 12-Mar-2010
Romance Turn IV
Workshop on the Acquisition of Romance Languages
25-27 August 2010
Romance Turn will take place at the Croix Montoire conference center in Tours
(France). It aims to gather people working on the acquisition of Romance
languages from a generative perspective.
Invited Speakers (to date):
Adriana Belletti (University of Siena)
Maria João Freitas (University of Lisbon)
Ianthi Tsimpli (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki).
Call for Papers
Extended Deadline: 12 March 2010
Papers are invited for oral and poster presentations in the area of the
acquisition of Romance languages. All topics in the fields of (typical and
impaired) first, second, and bilingual language acquisition from a generative
perspective will be considered. Presentations will be 30 minutes long, followed
by 15 minutes for discussion, and will be in English.
Authors are invited to send one copy of an abstract in English for review.
Abstracts must be at most one page long on an A4 or letter-size sheet (8"1/2 by
11") with one-inch margins and typed in at least 12-point font. An optional
second page is permitted for data and references. Abstracts must be anonymous.
Abstracts should be submitted via e-mail as a PDF attachment to the following
Please name your pdf file with the first author's surname (e.g., Saussure.pdf),
use 'RT4 Abstract' in the Subject header and include the information in (1) -
(7), which should constitute the body of the message.
1. Name(s) of author(s)
2. Title of talk
3. Language acquisition context (L1, L2, etc.) and targeted language
5. E-mail address(es)
6. Fax number of first author
7. Postal address of first author
Please also indicate whether you'd like your abstract to be considered for oral
or poster presentation, or either. Authors may submit up to two abstracts, one
individual and one joint.
Extended deadline for receipt of abstracts: 12 March 2010. Authors will be
notified of acceptance by 1 May 2010.
Organizing committee: Philippe Prévost, Laurie Tuller, Sandrine Ferré, Martin
Haiden, Maureen Scheidnes, Rasha Zebib, and Cécile Monjauze (University of
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