Calls: Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at
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Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism

Date: 10-Sep-2009 - 12-Sep-2009
Location: Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Contact Person: Gessica De Angelis
Meeting Email:
Web Site:

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 (

Call for Papers

The aim of the conference is the discussion of topics related to a minimum of
three languages. 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 We welcome original and previously unpublished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.

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.

Please send your abstract (up to 300 words) to and
indicate in a separate page the following information:

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

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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