LINGUIST List 7.203

Wed Feb 7 1996

Calls: Second Lang, Celtic Lang, Celtic Journal

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  1. SLRF96CCIT.ARIZONA.EDU, Call for Papers--SLRF '96
  2. "John T. McCranie", NAACLT'96: Call For Papers
  3. "John T. McCranie", Journal of Celtic Language Learning: Call for Articles

Message 1: Call for Papers--SLRF '96

Date: Wed, 07 Feb 1996 14:57:27 MST
Subject: Call for Papers--SLRF '96
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 SLRF '96
 October 24-27, 1996
 University of Arizona

 Conference Theme: Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries

*******************Second Call for Papers and Posters*******************

The Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Second Language Acquisition and
Teaching (SLAT) at the University of Arizona has been selected to host the
Second Language Research Forum in 1996. Papers on all topics in the field of
Second Language Acquisition and Teaching are welcome, but presentations
addressing the conference theme are strongly encouraged. Abstracts are invited
for individual or joint papers or posters on topics in L2 analysis, L2
processes, L2 use, and L2 pedagogy/program administration.

Individual papers will be 20 minutes long with 5 minutes for discussion.
Submissions should include (a) three anonymous copies of an abstract (500
words max.); (b) one copy stating the name of the author(s) and
affiliation(s); (c) a 50 word summary of the presentation to be included in
the conference program if accepted; (d) a typed 3"x 5" card bearing the title
of the paper/poster and the name(s), affiliation(s), phone number(s),
snailmail and e-mail address(es) of the author(s). Please indicate in the
upper righthand corner of your abstract whether it should be considered for
the paper or the poster sessions. You may submit only one abstract for a
single or joint paper presentation and only one for a single or joint poster
session. Please also indicate whether you would like e-mail acknowledgement
of receipt of the proposal. If you have any questions regarding the submission
guidelines, please send them to: Selected papers will
be published in the _Journal of Intensive English Studies_.

Send abstracts of papers or posters to:

 Abstract Committee, SLRF '96
 c/o Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT)
 Modern Languages 347
 University of Arizona
 Tucson, AZ 85721

=>Deadline for abstracts to reach the SLRF '96 Abstract Committee: March 15,
1996, 5pm. No late proposals will be considered. We will accept no e-mail or
fax submissions. Notification of acceptance will be sent in late April.

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Message 2: NAACLT'96: Call For Papers

Date: Wed, 07 Feb 1996 14:17:37 PST
From: "John T. McCranie" <jtmfuton.SFSU.EDU>
Subject: NAACLT'96: Call For Papers
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 2nd Celtic Language Learning Conference
 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
 23 November 1996

 (third notice)

 This conference is being organized by the North American
 Association for Celtic Language Teachers. Abstracts for
 individual papers are welcome on the following topics
 involving any one or more of the modern Celtic languages:

 computer assisted instruction
 dialect choice in language learning
 language acquisition
 language and gender
 language learning materials
 language policy and planning
 language testing and teacher certification
 syllabus design

 Papers will be twenty minutes long with a ten minute discussion
 period following. Send three double spaced printed copies of a
 300 word abstract with name, address, voice and fax number, e-mail
 address, and institutional affiliation on the first copy. Second
 and third copy should have no identification. Also send one copy
 of a 50 word summary to be included in the conference program and
 book of abstracts. Submit these in printed form as well as the
 computer texts by e-mail. Texts will be accepted on disk for those
 without e-mail access. If submitted on disk, be sure to indicate
 DOS or Macintosh and the word processing program used.

 Send printed abstracts and e-mail to:

 John T. McCranie
 Department of Computer Science
 San Francisco State University
 1600 Holloway Avenue
 San Francisco, CA 94132
 United States of America


 This conference will follow the Celtic Language Teachers Professional
 Development Day on 22 November 1996 also to be held at the University
 of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Those interested in housing should
 contact Roslyn Blyn at: or Penn Language Center,
 University of Pennsylvania, 401 Lauder-Fischer Hall, Philadelphia, PA
 19104-6330 as soon as possible.
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Message 3: Journal of Celtic Language Learning: Call for Articles

Date: Wed, 07 Feb 1996 14:20:05 PST
From: "John T. McCranie" <jtmfuton.SFSU.EDU>
Subject: Journal of Celtic Language Learning: Call for Articles


Journal of Celtic Language
Learning, Volume 2

Journal of Celtic Language Learning (ISSN: 1078-3911)
is an international review for researchers and teachers
of modern Celtic Languages. The official publication
of the North American Association for Celtic Language
Teachers, JCLL includes papers presented at the
associations annual conference in addition to manuscripts
submitted by scholars of modern Celtic languages world-wide.
It is also a forum in which modern Celtic language teachers
can share insights into methodology with their peers.

JCLLs mission, similar to that of NAACLT, is to provide
another forum in which teachers and applied linguists can
contribute to the literature presently available on
bilingual and second language acquisition as well as
increase communication among modern Celtic language teachers
and researchers.

Those interested are encouraged to submit research articles
or descriptive accounts of teaching techniques to Dr. Nancy
Stenson, at the addresses below.

Research articles should be between 2,500 to 3,000 words.
APA style should be strictly observed. Four typed copies
should be submitted. A disk (computer) copy of
the article should be kept. It will be requested in
the case of acceptance. Teachers who would like to share
a successful language teaching technique or describe the
modern Celtic language program in which they are teaching
are invited to submit a 200-500 word description. Deadline
for all submissions is 15 April 1996.


Thomas W. Ihde

American Language Program, Bergen Community College,
400 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ 07652-1595.
E-mail <>

Nancy Stenson
Institute of Linguistics and Asian and Slavic Languages
and Literatures, University of Minnesota, 190 Klaeber Court,
320-16th Avenue, SE,	Minneapolis, MN 55455.
E-mail <>

Editorial Board

Martin J. Ball, University of Ulster
Paul W. Birt, University of Ottawa
James J. Blake, Nassau Community College
Marion Gunn, Everson Gunn Teoranta
Wayne Habert, Cornell University
Jeffrey L. Kallen, Trinity College Dublin
William Mahon, University of Wales
Kenneth Nilsen, St. Francis Xavier University
Do/nall P. O/ Baoill, Institiu/id Teangeolai/ochta E/ireann
Liam O/ Cuinneaga/in, Oideas Gael
Helen O/ Murchu/, Comhar na Mu/inteoiri/ Gaeilge
Frederick Suppe, Ball State University
Marta Weingartner, Indiana University
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