[lg policy] call: Conference on Bilingualism and Comparative Linguistics

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at GMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 6 17:05:31 UTC 2011

Conference on Bilingualism and Comparative Linguistics

Date: 15-May-2012 - 16-May-2012
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contact Person: Peggy Mok
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/lin/cbrc/cbcl/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Phonology; Psycholinguistics;
Semantics; Syntax

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2012

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce that an International Conference on Bilingualism
and Comparative Linguistics will be held at the Chinese University of Hong
Kong from 15-16 May 2012.

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Patricia Kuhl (University of Washington)
Professor Fred Genesee (McGill University)
Professor Audrey Li (University of Southern California)
Professor William S. Y. Wang (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Invited Speakers:

Professor Patrick Wong (Northwestern University)
Professor Alan Yu (University of Chicago)

Call for Papers:

You are welcome to attend and submit papers for presentation at the
Conference. Please refer to
http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/lin/cbrc/cbcl/Call%20For%20Papers.pdf for submission
details. The submission deadline is 15 January 2012.

We invite proposals for paper presentations on the following topics

Bilingual first language acquisition
Bilingualism in atypical and impaired children and adults
Bilingual language processing and production
Acquisition of second and third languages in childhood and adulthood
Comparative studies of languages and their interactions in contact
Comparative studies in phonetics/phonology/syntax/semantics involving a
Chinese language

Paper Presentation:

Each author may submit one proposal as the first author and another as
co-author. Each paper presentation will be 30 minutes in length (20 minutes
for presentation, followed by a 10-minute question and answer period). The
language of presentation may be English, Cantonese or Mandarin.

Deadline for submission of abstract: January 15, 2012

Please send your submissions for paper presentations to the following email
address, in the following manner:

To: cbclcuhk.edu.hk
Subject: Paper Submission

Please send the following information in the main text of your email and
your abstract as an attachment no later than 15 January 2012.

1. Title of paper
2. Name(s) of author(s)
3. Affiliations of author(s)
4. Mailing address for contact person
5. Email address(es) of author(s)
6. Telephone number for contact person
7. Keywords (about 5 words)

Title and Abstract:

Please do not include any information in your abstract which may reveal
your identity, as the review process will be conducted anonymously.


1. Number of pages paper: maximum 2 pages A4 or letter-size paper
(including title, tables, figures, and references)
2. Paper size: A4 or letter-size
3. Margins:
In the case of A4, Top and Bottom: 30mm, Left and Right: 25mm
In the case of letter-size, all margins: 1 inch
4. Font: Times New Roman (or a similar font)
5. Font size: 12 point for text, 10 point for references
6. Length of abstract & line spacing: single-space, 500 words maximum

Please save the file as a pdf, text, or Word file under your last name
(e.g., Li.pdf).

Notification of acceptance will be made by the middle of February 2012.



 Harold F. Schiffman

Professor Emeritus of
 Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
Dept. of South Asia Studies
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

Phone:  (215) 898-7475
Fax:  (215) 573-2138

Email:  haroldfs at gmail.com

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