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>From: "SHAWNA SHAPIRO" <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: CFP: Second Language Research (4/15/06; 10/6/06-10/8/06)
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>SLRF 2006 at the University of Washington (Seattle)
>
>The Second Language Research Forum (SLRF) is a prestigious and internationally
>renowned conference which brings together researchers in second language
>acquisition (SLA) from all over the world. It is the premier conference on SLA
>in North America providing a venue for established scholars and graduate
>students to present work on a wide variety of theoretical and empirical issues
>in SLA including cognitive, linguistic and sociolinguistic SLA research
>conducted in both laboratory and classroom settings.
>
>Dates of the Conference: October 6th-8th, 2006
>Deadline for Abstracts: April 15th, 2006
>
>Conference theme: 
>The theme of the conference is ĺ─˙In Search of the ĺ─˛Zenĺ─˘ of Second
>Language Acquisition: Examining the Learner at the Crossroads of Language,
>Culture and Identity.ĺ─¨ With our theme, we seek to gain clarity around the
>experiences of SLA with a focus on various sociocultural facets of language
>learners. We are seeking proposals that reflect the converging approaches and
>methods that different disciplines bring to the study of language, culture,
>and identity.
>
>Submission information:
>
>Please choose one submission format:
>a) Paper Presentations: 30 minutes long with a 10-minute discussion period
>b) Poster Presentations: to be displayed for a 3-hour block of time; they are
>intended as a format for reports of work in progress
>
>Email submissions to [log in to unmask], including the following:
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>I.          In the subject heading of the e-mail message please type ĺ─˙Poster
>Submissionĺ─¨ OR ĺ─˙Paper Submissionĺ─¨.
>
>II.          In the body of the e-mail message, please fill all of the
>following fields in the given order (you may want to copy and paste this into
>your e-mail):
>
>
>   1. TITLE OF PRESENTATION (Maximum ten words)
>   2. PRESENTER'S NAME (FAMILY, GIVEN)
>     DEPARTMENT & AFFILIATION
>     MAILING ADDRESS (Incl. CITY, STATE/PROV., ZIP/POSTAL CODE)
>     COUNTRY
>     PHONE
>     FAX
>     E-MAIL ADDRESS 
>     (Repeat the above fields for any Co-Presenters)
>
>
>  3. GENERAL RESEARCH AREA OF PRESENTATION (any that apply):
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>Bilingualism, child SLA, classroom, cognitive approaches, lexicon/vocabulary,
>morphology, multilingualism, oral discourse, phonology/phonetics, pragmatics,
>reading, research methodology, sociocultural approaches, sociolinguistic
>approaches, syntax, technology, testing, written discourse, UG and OTHER 
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>   4. SUMMARY OF THE PRESENTATION no longer than 50 words. This will be
>included in the program booklet if your paper is accepted.
>
>III. As an attachment, please include an ABSTRACT OF THE PRESENTATION. The
>attachment must be either a Microsoft Word document or in Rich Text Format
>(RTF) and include any special fonts (e.g. IPA) you have used. Please do not
>exceed 400 words in length. Please also ensure that the title of the paper or
>poster appears as the first line of the document. However, do not include the
>author(s)' name(s) or other obvious reference to the author(s) in the document
>as these abstracts will be distributed for blind review.
>
>Email submissions to [log in to unmask]
>Deadline for Abstracts: April 15th, 2006

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