21.4420, Calls: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition/USA

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Subject: 21.4420, Calls: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition/USA

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Date: 03-Nov-2010
From: Katharina Kley [katharina-kley at uiowa.edu]
Subject: 2011 SLA Graduate Student Symposium

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Date: Thu, 04 Nov 2010 21:26:24
From: Katharina Kley [katharina-kley at uiowa.edu]
Subject: 2011 SLA Graduate Student Symposium

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Full Title: 2011 SLA Graduate Student Symposium 

Date: 29-Apr-2011 - 30-Apr-2011
Location: Iowa City, Iowa, USA 
Contact Person: Katharina Kley
Meeting Email: studorg-flares at uiowa.edu
Web Site: http://www.uiowa.edu/~flaregra/symp11/index.html 

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition 

Call Deadline: 30-Dec-2010 

Meeting Description:

The SLA graduate students at the University of Iowa and the University of 
Wisconsin-Madison have formed a partnership to host an annual SLA 
Graduate Student Symposium. Organizing and hosting the symposium 
alternate between the universities. Graduate Students in SLA and related 
disciplines present their work and meet distinguished researchers in their 

The theme of the 2011 symposium is 'Methodologies in SLA'. Submissions 
may address the conference theme or any area related to current and future 
trends in SLA research including, but not limited to: generative, 
psycholinguistic, and social approaches, technology in language teaching, 
and implications of SLA research for instruction. 

Plenary Speakers  
Diane Larsen-Freeman (University of Michigan) 
Monika Chavez (University of Wisconsin-Madison) 
Richard Hurtig (University of Iowa)

Panel Discussion: Mixed Methods Research in SLA
Shenika Harris (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Takako Nakakubo (University of Iowa)
Lia Plakans (University of Iowa)
Pamela Wesely (University of Iowa) 
Jane Zuengler (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Panel Discussion: Collaboration and Co-Authoring in SLA
Diane Larsen-Freeman (University of Michigan)
Judith Liskin-Gasparro (University of Iowa)
Sally Sieloff Magnan (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Roumyana Slabakova (University of Iowa) 

Call For Papers

We seek proposals, both theoretical and empirical, from graduate student 
researchers that reflect the differing perspectives and methods currently used 
in SLA research. The research may be interdisciplinary in nature. 
Submissions based on pilot studies, pre-dissertation studies, or work-in-
progress projects will be considered, as well as completed projects.
Submission Guidelines 
We invite proposals for papers and posters from graduate students at any 
level of graduate study. All proposals must be original (i.e., not previously 
presented in public) and unpublished work. Paper presentations will be 20 
minutes followed by a 10-minute discussion period. Poster presentations will 
be displayed at an hour-long session, during which poster authors will stand 
by their posters to discuss their work. Please submit abstracts by December 
30, 2010 to: studorg-flares at uiowa.edu (only email submission is accepted). 
Notification of acceptance will be sent by January 31, 2011. 
Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to: 
Classroom research
Second and foreign language pedagogy
Psycholinguistic approaches to SLA 
Generative second language acquisition (syntax, phonology, semantics) 
Heritage language acquisition 
Language, culture, socialization, and pragmatics
Learner corpora and SLA 
Testing and assessment 
Analysis of discourse and interaction  
Computer-assisted language learning 
Second and foreign language policy
Sociocultural approaches to language learning

Please adhere to the following format: 
I. In the body of the email message, please include all of the following 
information in the following order: 

1. Title of presentation (maximum 10 words) 
2. Presenter's name (family, given) 
3. Department and affiliation 
4. Complete mailing address 
5. Phone/Fax 
6. Preferred email address for correspondence 
7. Summary of the presentation, with a clear theoretical or empirical focus 
(maximum 50 words). This summary will be included in the program booklet 
and cannot be subsequently revised. 
II. Also in the body of the email message, please indicate your choice below. 

I wish my abstract to be considered as a: 
a. Presentation OR poster 
b. Presentation only 
c. Poster only 
III. Please include an abstract as an attachment. The attachment must be a 
Microsoft Word document and may not exceed 300 words. Please place the 
title as the first line of the document. Neither your name nor your institution's 
name should appear in the abstract. 
Evaluation of Proposals: 
I. Choice and clarity of topic, perspective, and/or method 
II. Quality of research 
III. Contribution to field, originality 
IV. Relevance to current issues in SLA 

Please contact studorg-flares at uiowa.edu with questions. 
Symposium website: http://www.uiowa.edu/~flaregra/symp11/index.html 
University of Iowa FLARE: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison Doctoral Program in SLA: 

Katharina Kley 
Coordinator, Symposium Organization Committee

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