CFP: GALA 2013

Francis Hult Francis.Hult at
Mon Nov 5 15:19:02 UTC 2012

First Call for Papers GALA 2013

GALA 2013 will take place at the University of Oldenburg from September 5th till 7th, 2013. The conference will focus on first and second language acquisition, bilingual acquisition, language pathology and language development in hearing impaired children. There will be two parallel main sessions, two poster sessions and two workshops. The workshops will be held on hearing impairment (organized by Esther Ruigendijk), and bilingual SLI (organized by Cornelia Hamann), for which we especially solicit abstracts.

Plenary Speakers
Naama Friedmann (Tel Aviv University)
Petra Hendriks (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen)
Susanne Carroll and Jürgen Meisel (University of Calgary, Universität Hamburg)
Laurie Tuller (Université François-Rabelais de Tours)

Program Comittee
Adriana Belletti                       Theo Marinis
João Costa                              Esther Ruigendijk
Jill de Villiers                          Petra Schulz
Naama Friedmann                  Stavroula Stavrakaki
Anna Gavaró                          Laurice Tuller
Cornelia Hamann                    Fred Weerman

Talks for the main sessions and the workshops will be 20 minutes long, followed by 10 minutes discussion. At most one single-authored and one joint abstract (or two joint abstracts) per author will be considered. Please indicate in your submission whether you want your abstract to be considered for a talk (specify if for one of the main sessions or workshops) or for a poster, or for both. Abstracts should be submitted by e-mail: gala2013(at)<mailto:gala2013 at>

Guidelines for Abstracts:
Abstracts should be at most two pages, please only figures and references on the second (12 Times New Roman, single-spaced, 2.5 margins). An anonymous abstract and an abstract with the author's name/s and affiliation should be sent by e-mail as a word or a pdf attachment (please use pdf if special symbols are used). The abstract with name and affiliation included should be structured as follows:

Title (bold, left justified)
Author's name/s (left justified)
Affiliation (left justified)

Submission Deadline: March 15th, 2013
Notification of Acceptance: May 1st, 2013
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