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    Another FYI from the Linguist list... DZO Date: Thu, 20 May 2004 12:37:52 -0700 From: Norbert Francis Subject: International
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      Another FYI from the Linguist list... DZO

      Date: Thu, 20 May 2004 12:37:52 -0700
      From: Norbert Francis <Norbert.Francis@...>
      Subject: International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

      Call for Papers

      International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
      (General Editor: Colin Baker, University of Wales at Bangor)


      Guest Editor: Norbert Francis, Northern Arizona University


      Manuscripts are being requested for the upcoming special issue of the
      International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism on
      Indigenous Language Bilingualism. The focus of the special issue will
      be on research reports from field studies of bilingualism and
      language learning, aspects of language use and language competence,
      and research applied to both educational contexts and language
      development in general involving indigenous language communities and
      indigenous cultures. Papers should be reports on an actual empirical
      study, or a theoretical discussion or review of literature that
      references empirical work in the field. A broad range of theoretical
      and methodological approaches is to be included, from: educational
      linguistics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, anthropological
      studies of language and education, and work from experimental,
      controlled-descriptive, and ethnographic approaches. Aspects of
      language development and language use focused on either the
      indigenous language or the national language or both, children and/or
      adults, in school and/or extracurricular-community settings are being

      Reports, reviews, and discussions related to the study of indigenous
      languages from the following areas of research are especially welcome:

      -Literacy learning (indigenous language and/or national language)
      -Written language, writing systems
      -Oral tradition
      -Narrative development
      -Analysis of narrative, ceremonial, poetic, pedagogic, oral history
      -Second language learning of indigenous and/or national languages
      -Language preservation/revitalization
      -First or second language attrition, language shift
      -Bilingual instructional models, indigenous languages in content area
      -Classroom interaction, academic achievement
      -Cross-cultural communication, discourse analysis
      -Development of pragmatic knowledge
      -Grammatical aspects of bilingual development (phonology, morphology,
      syntax, semantics)
      -Bilingualism and cognition, metalinguistic awareness<br>
      -Early childhood bilingualism, L1 acquisition of indigenous
      -Intergenerational transmission
      -Late L2 learning of indigenous languages
      -Research methodology, language assessment
      -Codeswitching, borrowing, mixing
      -Crosslinguistic influence, transfer, language processing
      -Language variation, language change

      Authors may, if they wish, send an abstract and introductory section
      of a proposed paper to the guest editor to receive initial
      observations regarding suitability for the special issue theme, final
      acceptance subject to a full review of the completed paper.


      Papers should be original, previously unpublished research,
      approximately 6,000 - 7,000 words, in English. Guidelines for authors
      can be found at http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

      Then click: Journals info International Journal of Bilingual
      Education and Bilingualism ý General Guidelines for Authors of
      Journal Papers.

      Interested persons should feel free to send any inquiry related to
      this project to the guest editor.

      Send your submission (preferably as a Word file attached to an email
      message), prepared for anonymous review, to:
      or by post to:
      Norbert Francis
      College of Education, P.O. Box 5774
      Northern Arizona University
      Flagstaff, Arizona 86001, USA

      Please indicate a return address and/or email, including
      institutional affiliation, of the primary author. An electronic
      version of your paper, if accepted, will be required.


      Paper submissions: May 1, 2005
      Notification of acceptance: August 30, 2005
      Final versions due: November 30, 2005
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