[lg policy] Calls: International Symposium on Bilingualism 8

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Wed Sep 15 20:47:55 UTC 2010

International Symposium on Bilingualism 8
Short Title: ISB8

Date: 15-Jun-2011 - 18-Jun-2011
Location: Oslo, Norway
Contact Person: Elizabeth Lanza
Meeting Email: isb8-contactiln.uio.no
Web Site: http://www.hf.uio.no/isb8

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 10-Oct-2010

Meeting Description:

The International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB) is widely regarded as the
leading international forum for the discussion and dissemination of research
results on bilingualism/ multilingualism.

The following will be Keynote Speakers at ISB8:

-Jannis Androutsopoulos (Universität Hamburg, Germany)
-Kees de Bot (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Netherlands)
-Annick De Houwer (Universität Erfurt, Germany)
-Ceil Lucas (Gallaudet University, USA)
-Sari Pietikäinen (Jyväskylän Yliopisto, Finland)

There will also be an Invited Panel:
Language Contact in Multilingual Africa
Convenor: Maarten Mous (Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands)

Final Call For Papers

New Deadlines for submissions, please see below.

The International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB8) invites proposals for
presentations on any aspect of research on bilingualism/ multilingualism.

Proposals regarding original, previously unpublished research results on
bilingualism/ multilingualism are invited in three formats: colloquia,
individual papers, and posters. Poster prizes will be awarded by Cambridge
University Press on behalf of the journal 'Bilingualism: Language and
Cognition' (www.journals.cambridge.org/bil)

Invited Keynote Speakers

Jannis Androutsopoulos (Universität Hamburg), Kees de Bot
(Rijksuniversiteit Groningen), Annick De Houwer (Universität Erfurt),
Ceil Lucas (Gallaudet University), and Sari Pietikäinen (Jyväskylän

There will also be an invited panel: Multilingualism in Africa.
Convenor: Charlyn Dyers (University of the Western Cape)

New Deadlines:

Colloquia: October 10, 2010
Individual papers and posters: October 24, 2010
Notification of acceptance: February 15, 2011

Further Details:

See the conference website: http://www.hf.uio.no/isb8

Please reply to isb8-contactiln.uio.no for any further inquiries about
the conference.

Best regards,

Elizabeth Lanza
Leader of the Local Organizing Committee
University of Oslo


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