CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The 6th
UC Language Consortium Conference on
SLA Theoretical and Pedagogical Perspectives

San Diego, CA
April 20-22, 2012

APRIL 20TH
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
RICHARD SCHMIDT
Professor, Department of Second Language Studies (Retired)
University of Hawaii at Manoa

APRIL 21ST
LUNCHTIME KEYNOTE SPEAKER
CLAIRE KRAMSCH
Professor, Departments of German and Education
University of California, Berkeley

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
CAROL PADDEN
Professor, Department of Communication and Center for Research in Language
University of California, San Diego

APRIL 22ND
HALF-DAY WORKSHOP
RICHARD SCHMIDT
Professor, Department of Second Language Studies (Retired)
University of Hawaii at Manoa

 

We invite submissions for presentations from scholars in all disciplines who are involved in all types of research on second language learning and teaching. In order to focus on issues of concern to scholars and teachers, but also to include as broad a range of interests as possible, we particularly encourage proposals in the following thematic areas:

  • Literature and Culture in Language Study
  • Language Learning for the Heritage Student
  • Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) and Second-Language-Acquisition Theory
  • Innovative Classroom Applications of Second-Language-Acquisition Theory

DEADLINE
All submissions must be received by February 15th, 2012

Submit abstracts online here:
Submit Form

All papers must represent original, unpublished work. Presentations may be up to 20 minutes long, plus 10 minutes for questions. All submissions will be evaluated anonymously. Confirmation of receipt of submissions will be sent by e-mail. If your paper is accepted, your submitted abstract will be used for the conference handbook. Notice of acceptance or rejection will be sent to the primary author by March 1st via e-mail.

Pre-registration materials and a preliminary schedule will be available in March 2012.

FUNDING
Note to UC faculty, lecturers, and graduate students: There will be limited funding provided by the UC Language Consortium for travel and lodging expenses for both participants and attendees.

Further information will be available on this site in February.

Sponsored by the UC Consortium for Language Learning and Teaching.