Call for papers
INVITED SPEAKERSGabriele Kasper (University of Hawai'i at Manoa)
Silvina Montrul (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
James Purpura (Teachers College, Columbia University)
Lydia White (McGill University)
We invite proposals for papers, posters, and thematic colloquia investigating
form and function in SLA from any of the following research areas:
Formal approaches to SLA
Functional approaches to SLA
Conversation analysis (CA for SLA)
Testing and assessment
Heritage language acquisition
Psycholinguistic approaches to SLA
CALL / CMC
Learner corpora and SLA
Paper presentations will be 30 minutes long, including a 10 minute discussion period.
Posters will be displayed for a 2 hour block of time. They are intended to be a format for the presentation of work in progress.
Thematic colloquia are collections of paper presentations which focus on a narrowly defined topic of interest; they will be scheduled for either 2 or 3 hour time blocks.
Abstract submission will be done online, on the SLRF 2007 website: http://www.slrf-2007.uiuc.edu. Click on the "Abstracts" link on the left, and follow the instructions there.
Only online PDF submissions at the site specified above will be accepted. Abstracts should be anonymous. They must be limited to 400 words for papers or posters, and 500 words (plus individual abstracts submitted separately) for thematic colloquia. Each author may submit no more than one individual and one co-authored abstract.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 10, 2007 (NEW DEADLINE!)
Notification of Acceptance: July 1, 2007
Please contact the SLRF 2007 organizers at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.