Call for Proposals: SLRF, October 17-19, 2008, University of Manoa, Hawai’i

The Department of Second Language Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa is pleased to announce. . .
CALL FOR PROPOSALS:

31st Annual Second Language Research Forum (SLRF) October 17-19, 2008
University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu, Hawaii
http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/slrf08/

ONLINE PROPOSAL SUBMISSION SYSTEM IS NOW OPEN! (See Call for Proposals section for complete details and instructions for proposal submissions)

PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 15, 2008
Notification of selection: Mid-May 2008

Theme: EXPLORING SLA: PERSPECTIVES, POSITIONS, AND PRACTICES

Plenary speakers:
– Dr. Harald Clahsen (University of Essex)
– Dr. Alan Firth (Newcastle University)
– Dr. Eva Lam (Northwestern University)
– Dr. Richard Schmidt (University of Hawai’i at Manoa)

We welcome all areas of second language research, including, but not limited to:
– Instructed SLA
– Acquisition of grammar and phonology
– Child SLA
– L2 Processing
– Language and learner characteristics
– Language and cognition
– Discourse and interaction
– Language and socialization
– Bilingualism and multilingualism
– Language and ideology
– Literacy development
– Learner corpora
– Language learning and technology
– Second language measurement

1) PAPERS:
Individual papers will be allotted 20 minutes (plus 10 minutes for discussion).

2) POSTERS:
Posters will be displayed for a full day. Posters are intended for one-on-one discussion or reports of work in progress.

3) COLLOQIUA:
The colloquia/panels consist of individual paper presentations that relate to a specific or related topics of interest. They are offered in 2-hour sessions.

Please see our website for complete proposal submission instructions and additional updates: http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/slrf08/.

Deadline for submissions is April 15, 2008.

For any proposal submission questions, please contact the SLRF 2008 Program Chairs at slrf2008program@gmail.com.

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