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CFP: Third Language Acquisition & Multilingualism

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  • Don Osborn
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    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 7, 2008
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      Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism

      Full Title: Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism

      Date: 10-Sep-2009 - 12-Sep-2009
      Location: Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
      Contact Person: Gessica De Angelis
      Meeting Email: L3conference unibz.it
      Web Site: http://www.unibz.it/L3conference

      Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

      Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2009

      Meeting Description:

      The Sixth International Conference on Third Language Acquisition and
      Multilingualism will be held at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano,
      Italy, on 10-12 September 2009. Abstracts are invited from interested
      participants for parallel session papers and for symposia. We welcome
      original and previously unpublished papers on research on acquisition
      or use of three or more languages. Contributions in any language will
      be considered. Abstracts should be sent in the language of
      presentation accompanied by an English translation, or in English.

      Call for Papers

      The deadline for submission of abstracts is January 31st, 2009

      Individual papers will be assigned 25 minutes slots: 20 minutes for
      the presentation and 5 minutes for questions. Themed symposia have 2
      hours slots (4 papers): proposers should include the chair's name,
      participants' names, titles and abstracts for the papers in their
      symposium after obtaining their agreement to participate.

      Topics include multilingualism in relation to:
      Acquisition of 3rd, 4th, 5th... languages
      Multiple language acquisition in multilingual contexts
      Multilingual families
      Mobility and migration of multilinguals
      Multilingual majorities/minorities
      Sociolinguistic studies of multilinguals in their communities
      Multilingual cultures
      Translation, interpreting, and mediation
      Literacy in multiple languages (pluriliteracy)
      Multilingualism in educational settings
      Standards, assessment and evaluation
      Teacher training in multilingual contexts
      Higher education
      Education and immersion in multiple languages
      Educational language policies
      Language policies
      Languages and globalisation
      Languages and economics
      Affect (attitudes, emotions)
      Speech processing in multilinguals

      Please send your abstract (up to 300 words) to
      L3conference(at)unibz.it and indicate in a separate page the following
      1. Title of the presentation
      2. Full name and affiliation, address, e-mail address and fax number
      of each author
      3. audiovisual/computer requirements
      4. language of presentation
      5. if you wish to be considered for the Best Student Paper Prize

      Plenary Speakers
      Rita Franceschini, University of Bozen - Bolzano
      Durk Gorter, Ikerbasque/University of the Basque Country
      Aneta Pavlenko, Temple University, Philadelphia, United States

      Local Organizers
      Gessica De Angelis - Researcher, Centre for Language Studies
      Christoph Nickenig - Director, Language Centre
      Cecilia Varcasia - Researcher, Centre for Language Studies

      Scientific Committee
      Britta Hufeisen, Germany
      Jasone Cenoz, Spain
      Ulrike Jessner, Austria
      Charlotte Kemp, UK
      Muiris O'Laoire, Republic of Ireland
      Jean-Marc Dewaele, UK
      Peter Ecke, USA
      Gessica De Angelis, Italy
      Larissa Aronin, Israel

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