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CFP: Internat'l Conf. on Models of Interaction in Bilinguals, Bangor, Wales 2008

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  • Don Osborn
    FYI (fwd from Linguist list)... International Conference on Models of Interaction in Bilinguals Date: 27-Nov-2007 From: Virginia Gathercole
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      International Conference on Models of Interaction in Bilinguals
      Date: 27-Nov-2007
      From: Virginia Gathercole <pss116bangor.ac.uk>
      Subject: International Conference on Models of Interaction in Bilinguals


      Full Title: International Conference on Models of Interaction in
      Bilinguals

      Date: 24-Oct-2008 - 26-Oct-2008
      Location: Bangor, Wales, United Kingdom
      Contact Person: Virginia Gathercole
      Meeting Email: bilconfbangor.ac.uk
      Web Site: http://www.bilingualism.bangor.ac.uk

      Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics

      Call Deadline: 02-Jan-2008

      Meeting Description

      International Conference on Models of Interaction in Bilinguals

      ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory and Practice
      Bangor, Wales, United Kingdom

      October 24 - 26, 2008

      We invite submissions for talks and posters on the topic of 'Models of
      Interaction in Bilinguals', broadly defined to include, e.g.,
      interaction between the bilingual's two languages, interaction between
      language and cognition, interaction between bilinguals' writing
      systems/literacy, and any other relevant topic.

      In response to several inquiries, the deadline for the submission of
      abstracts for our International Conference on Models of Interaction in
      Bilinguals has been extended for one month, to January 2, 2008. Please
      find below the call for papers with the new date.

      Thanks.

      Best regards,
      Virginia C. Mueller Gathercole
      Co-Director, ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory and
      Practice

      Call for Papers

      International Conference on Models of Interaction in Bilinguals

      ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory and Practice
      Bangor, Wales, United Kingdom

      October 24 - 26, 2008

      The ESRC Centre for Bilingualism in Theory and Practice invites
      submissions for talks and posters on the topic of ''Models of
      Interaction in Bilinguals'', broadly defined to include, e.g.,
      interaction between the bilingual's two languages, interaction between
      language and cognition, interaction between bilinguals' writing
      systems/literacy, and any other relevant topic.

      Invited Speakers
      Ellen Bialystok, York University and Rotman Research Institute of the
      Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto
      Ton Dijkstra, Nijmegen Institute for Cognition and Information, The
      Netherlands
      David Green, UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Dept. of
      Psychology, University College London, UK
      Judith Kroll, Pennsylvania State University, USA
      Ping Li, University of Richmond, Virginia, USA
      Núria Sebastián Gallés, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

      Oral Presentations will be half hour talks. N.B.: All invited and
      accepted speakers must submit a short version of their talk prior to
      the conference, for circulation to other presenters and for
      availability through our website to other participants.
      Posters should be 80 x 120 cm (A0) or less.

      The word limit for abstracts for oral presentations and posters is 200
      words, excluding references, title, and author information.

      [Note: A selection of papers from the conference will be submitted to
      a peer-review process for possible inclusion in a special issue of
      International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism on
      ''Models of Interaction in Bilinguals'', with Virginia Gathercole as
      Guest Editor. We will invite all oral presenters to submit more
      complete copies of their papers for consideration, and all poster
      presenters will be invited to similarly submit papers for possible
      inclusion. A separate call will also go out for possible submissions
      from outside the conference. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Please
      note that paper submission will not guarantee acceptance, however.]

      Extended deadline for submission of abstracts: January 2nd, 2008
      Abstracts will be submitted and processed electronically, at
      www.bilingualism.bangor.ac.uk

      For further information, please see our website or contact the ESRC
      Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory and Practice,
      r.a.ieuanbangor.ac.uk, or Prof. Virginia C. Mueller Gathercole, at
      bilconfbangor.ac.uk.

      Forthcoming Conferences to be sponsored by the Centre:
      2009/2010 - Neurobilingualism [contact: Guillaume Thierry]
      2010/2011 - Bilingual/Multi-lingual Education [contact: Colin Baker]
      2011/2012 - Social Aspects of Bilingualism [contact: Eddie Williams]
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