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LINGUIST List 22.1553

Tue Apr 05 2011

Calls: Language Acquisition/USA

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

LINGUIST is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new feature: Easy Abstracts! Easy Abs is a free abstract submission and review facility designed to help conference organizers and reviewers accept and process abstracts online. Just go to: http://www.linguistlist.org/confcustom, and begin your conference customization process today! With Easy Abstracts, submission and review will be as easy as 1-2-3!
        1.     Amelia Kimball , Boston University Conference on Language Development

Message 1: Boston University Conference on Language Development
Date: 04-Apr-2011
From: Amelia Kimball <langconfbu.edu>
Subject: Boston University Conference on Language Development
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Full Title: Boston University Conference on Language Development
Short Title: BUCLD

Date: 04-Nov-2011 - 06-Nov-2011
Location: Boston, MA, USA
Contact Person: Amelia Kimball
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.bu.edu/bucld

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 15-May-2011

Meeting Description:

36th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development
November 4-6, 2011

The BUCLD includes presentations in such areas as theoretical approaches to language acquisition, cross-cultural language development, second language development, language disorders, and literacy development. Each year, close to 500 abstracts are submitted to the conference, from which about 87 papers and 66 posters are chosen for presentation. Internationally renowned researchers also give keynote and plenary addresses, as well as a lunch symposium on a topic of current interest.

Keynote Speaker:

Sandra Waxman, Northwestern University
‘What's in a Word? Links between Linguistic and Conceptual Organization in Infants and Young Children’

Plenary Speaker:

Cornelia Hamann, University of Oldenburg
‘Bilingual Development and Language Assessment’

Lunch Symposium:

‘Morphology in Second Language Acquisition and Processing’
Harald Clahsen, University of Essex/University of Potsdam
Holger Hopp, University of Mannheim
Donna Lardiere, Georgetown University
Silvina Montrul (organizer), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Call for Papers:

Submissions that present research on any topic in the fields of first and second language acquisition from any theoretical perspective will be fully considered. Eligible topics include: Bilingualism, Cognition and Language, Creoles and Pidgins, Dialects, Discourse and Narrative, Gesture, Hearing Impairment and Deafness, Input and Interaction, Language Disorders, Linguistic Theory, Neurolinguistics, Pragmatics, Pre-linguistic Development, Reading and Literacy, Signed Languages, Sociolinguistics, and Speech Perception and Production.

A suggested format and style for abstracts is available at: http://www.bu.edu/bucld/abstracts/abstract-format/

We will begin accepting abstract submissions on April 15, 2011.
Please check http://www.bu.edu/bucld/ for a link to the submission form and any important updates.

Deadline: All submissions must be received by 8:00 PM EDT, May 15, 2011.

Further Information:

General conference information is available at: http://www.bu.edu/bucld/
Boston University Conference on Language Development
96 Cummington Street, Room 244
Boston, MA 02215

Questions about abstracts should be sent to abstractbu.edu

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