4th Annual Hispanic & Luso-Brazilian Linguistics Conference
April 10th-11th, 2015
CALL FOR PAPERS: Spanish & Portuguese Linguistics
The Spanish Linguistics Graduate Students at Arizona State University are honored to invite you to our fourth annual Hispanic & Luso-Brazilian Linguistics Conference. The conference offers an opportunity for graduate students of Spanish & Portuguese linguistics to share their current research. We are pleased to host the following keynote speakers:
Dr. Lina Lee
University of New Hampshire
Spanish language acquisition, computer-mediated communication, online feedback and discourse analysis.
Dr. Scott Schwenter
Ohio State University
Sociolinguistics, pragmatics, variation analysis, and contextual condition of linguistic variables.
Dr. Omar Beas
Arizona State University
Spanish, linguistic typology, formal syntax, and diachronic syntax.
The conference calls for linguistic analyses of all Spanish & Portuguese varieties, including the Iberian Peninsula, Hispanic America, the United States & Africa as well as analyses related to second language learning and teaching. Empirical, historical or theoretical studies are also welcome. Topics may include, but are not limited to:
- Language Contact
- Portuguese Linguistics
- Syntax & Semantics
- Computer Assisted Language Learning
- SLA & Acquisition of 3rd languages
- Spanish in the US
- Historical & Comparative Linguistics
- Phonetics & Phonology
- Applied Linguistics
- Online Language Learning
Participants should send their abstracts to email@example.com. The subject of the email should read "Conference Abstract." Please include the following information in the body of the email: Title of presentation, an Abstract of the presentation (250 word max) in English, Spanish or Portuguese, Author & School, and Email address.
The deadline for abstract submission is January 23, 2015, and presenters will be notified of their acceptance by January 30th, 2015. Presentations in Spanish, Portuguese, or English will be 20 minutes long, followed by 10 minutes of discussion & questions.