Second Language Research Forum 2012

Second Language Research Forum 2012

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Happy Holidays!

This is the official page of the 2012 Second Language Research Forum (SLRF). SLRF 2012 will be held jointly by the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University from October 18-21, 2012.

Pittsburgh is known as the "City of Bridges", and we hope to use this idea to highlight the bridges that exist between the various disciplines involved in second language acquisition (SLA) research. SLRF 2012 will build on this theme with the aim of bridging gaps between individual disciplines that all share a common goal: to improve our understanding of second language learning, acquisition, inst

www2.gsu.edu 01/23/2015

SLRF 2015 — Department of Applied Linguistics and ESL — College of Arts and Sciences — Georgia...

The call for proposals is out for SLRF 2015, to be held at Georgia State University.
http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwesl/17064.html

www2.gsu.edu The Department of Applied Linguistics & ESL at Georgia State University is proud to host SLRF 2015, October 29-31, 2015, in Atlanta, Georgia.

SLRF 2012 10/23/2012

Pictures of SLRF 2012!

Pictures of SLRF 2012!

[10/23/12]   SLRF 2012 is now finished! We're still calculating final numbers, but it looks like over 550 people attended the conference from 29 different countries. Thank you to everyone for coming all the way to Pittsburgh!

[10/20/12]   The first day of presentations is now finished! How are you liking things so far? What interesting presentations have you seen?

Conference Preparations 10/16/2012

Conference Preparations

cmu.edu 10/16/2012

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon, Pitt To Host Second Language Research Forum, Oct. 18-21-Carnegie Mel

A press release about SLRF 2012, courtesy of Carnegie Mellon University:

http://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2012/october/oct15_languageforum.html

cmu.edu Contact:Shilo Rea / 412-268-6094 /[email protected] today's increasingly connected world, language competencies are growing in importance. And second language acquisition, the discipline devoted to studying how people learn second languages - continues to evolve with new technologies, chang...

ml.hss.cmu.edu 10/07/2012

SLRF 2012: The 31st Annual Second Language Research Forum

Have you already planned out which presentations you want to attend SLRF 2012? The full schedule is on our web site at http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/schedule.html. Click on the link near the top to see the full paper and poster presentation schedule. Plenary and colloquium abstracts are farther down on the page.

ml.hss.cmu.edu Aptitude in adult SLA is claimed to correlate with learning, although the strength of correlation varies considerably (e.g., Skehan, 2012). One of the most studied and used components of aptitude is grammatical sensitivity (as measured by the MLAT). Grammatical se...

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9 places you haven't visited -- but should

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09/07/2012

slrf2012.freeforums.org - Index page

Accommodation information:

Are you looking for someone to share a room with during SLRF? You can post on our roommate forum: http://slrf2012.freeforums.org

And, don't forget that we have 4 conference hotels that are offering special rates for SLRF attendees. Information here: http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/hotels.html

slrf2012.freeforums.org Forum for finding a roommate for SLRF 2012

09/07/2012

SLRF 2012: The 31st Annual Second Language Research Forum

Just a reminder that the early registration period for SLRF ends at 11:59pm this Saturday, Sept. 8!

http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/registration.html

ml.hss.cmu.edu The 31st Second Language Research Forum Building Bridges Between Disciplines: SLA in Many Contexts October 18-21, 2012

09/06/2012

slrf2012.freeforums.org - Index page

Are you looking for someone to share a room with during SLRF 2012? We have created a web forum for finding a roommate!

http://slrf2012.freeforums.org

Feel free to post if you already have a room and are looking for a roommate, or if you don't yet have a room, but would like to find someone to share one with.

slrf2012.freeforums.org Forum for finding a roommate for SLRF 2012

08/31/2012

SLRF 2012: The 31st Annual Second Language Research Forum

Have you registered yet? If not, you've still got time to get the early-bird rate! We've extended the early registration period until Saturday, Sept. 8 (11:59pm EDT).

Click here for more information about registration (the link to our registration site is at the top of the page): http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/registration.html

ml.hss.cmu.edu The 31st Second Language Research Forum Building Bridges Between Disciplines: SLA in Many Contexts October 18-21, 2012

08/29/2012

SLRF 2012: The 31st Annual Second Language Research Forum

Another reminder:

Information about the conference hotels can be found at http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/hotels.html.

We have arranged for special rates for SLRF 2012 attendees at these hotels, which are all less than 1.5 miles from Carnegie Mellon University.

We will also be providing dedicated shuttle buses between these hotels and the conference venue (the University Center at Carnegie Mellon) on Thursday evening, Friday morning, Friday evening, Saturday morning, Saturday evening, and Sunday morning.

ml.hss.cmu.edu The 31st Second Language Research Forum Building Bridges Between Disciplines: SLA in Many Contexts October 18-21, 2012

08/29/2012

SLRF 2012: The 31st Annual Second Language Research Forum

Just a reminder that the early registration period ends this Saturday (Sept. 1)!

(Click the link below to go to our registration info page -- the link to the registration site is at the top of that page.)

ml.hss.cmu.edu The 31st Second Language Research Forum Building Bridges Between Disciplines: SLA in Many Contexts October 18-21, 2012

ml.hss.cmu.edu 08/28/2012

SLRF 2012: The 31st Annual Second Language Research Forum

We are very happy to announce that Brigham Young University has been selected to host the 32nd Second Language Research Forum in 2013!

ml.hss.cmu.edu The 31st Second Language Research Forum Building Bridges Between Disciplines: SLA in Many Contexts October 18-21, 2012

08/28/2012

SLRF 2012: The 31st Annual Second Language Research Forum

We would like to congratulate the students whose abstracts received the highest ratings, and were chosen to receive a student travel award!

See the following for more information: http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/studentawards.html

Congratulations!

ml.hss.cmu.edu The 31st Second Language Research Forum Building Bridges Between Disciplines: SLA in Many Contexts October 18-21, 2012

08/24/2012

SLRF 2012: The 31st Annual Second Language Research Forum

Only 1 week left to register at the early registration rate! For registration details, please see: http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/registration.html

ml.hss.cmu.edu The 31st Second Language Research Forum Building Bridges Between Disciplines: SLA in Many Contexts October 18-21, 2012

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[08/22/12]   Does your department have a place to post announcements? Would you like to help promote SLRF 2012? We'd really appreciate it if you could post the below poster in your department!

Color version:http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/slrf2012_poster_color.pdf
B&W version:http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/slrf2012_poster_bw.pdf

Thanks!

[08/03/12]   Less than a month left to register at the special early-registration rate!

ml.hss.cmu.edu 07/28/2012

SLRF 2012: The 31st Annual Second Language Research Forum

All of the abstracts for the plenary talks and the descriptions of the workshops are now on our web site: http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/schedule.html

ml.hss.cmu.edu The 31st Second Language Research Forum Building Bridges Between Disciplines: SLA in Many Contexts October 18-21, 2012

07/25/2012

SLRF 2012: The 31st Annual Second Language Research Forum

Have you registered for SLRF 2012 yet? Early registration ends Sept. 1, but there's no need to wait until then to register! Fees and a link to our registration site are located here: http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/registration.html

ml.hss.cmu.edu The 31st Second Language Research Forum Building Bridges Between Disciplines: SLA in Many Contexts October 18-21, 2012

07/24/2012

SLRF 2012: The 31st Annual Second Language Research Forum

We've added information to our web site about hotels with which we have an agreement for a special rate for SLRF 2012 attendees. More info here: http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/hotels.html

ml.hss.cmu.edu The 31st Second Language Research Forum Building Bridges Between Disciplines: SLA in Many Contexts October 18-21, 2012

ml.hss.cmu.edu 07/17/2012

SLRF 2012: The 31st Annual Second Language Research Forum

Lots has been going on in preparation for SLRF 2012!

Notices of acceptance were sent out on Sunday, July 15. Congratulations to those whose proposals were accepted!

Also, registration is now open! Registration fees and a link to our registration site are available by clicking on "Registration" on our web site (http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012).

We have also added abstracts for (most of) the colloquia. These are available by clicking on "Program" on our web site, and clicking on the name of each colloquium. Take a look, and start planning which colloquia you won't want to miss!

ml.hss.cmu.edu The 31st Second Language Research Forum Building Bridges Between Disciplines: SLA in Many Contexts October 18-21, 2012

05/04/2012

SLRF 2012: The 31st Annual Second Language Research Forum

Wouldn't it be cool if SLRF were held on your campus? It can be!

Proposals to host SLRF 2013 are due May 31st. For info on what to include in a proposal, see here: http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/slrf2013.html

ml.hss.cmu.edu The 31st Second Language Research Forum Building Bridges Between Disciplines: SLA in Many Contexts October 18-21, 2012

[05/03/12]   Thank you to everyone who submitted a paper or poster proposal!

The review process will start soon, and results will be announced in July.

ml.hss.cmu.edu 05/01/2012

SLRF 2012

It’s your last chance to submit a paper or poster proposal for SLRF 2012!

We have extended the deadline for submissions by 24 hours. This means that you can submit or edit your submission until May 1, 2012. All submissions must be finalized by midnight International Date Line west time zone (UTC-12; the latest time zone on Earth). This is the equivalent of 7:00am EDT on May 2, 2012.

Go to our website (www.cmu.edu/slrf2012) to submit a proposal or contact us with any questions!

ml.hss.cmu.edu Second Language Research Forum 2012 Building Bridges Between Disciplines: SLA in Many Contexts October 18-21, 2012

[04/29/12]   We are happy to announce the two refereed colloquia that have been accepted to appear at SLRF 2012:

L2 Speech Perception in Richly Informative Environments (Organized by Dr. Luca Onnis, University of Hawaii)

Exploring the Links between Executive Function, Second Language Acquisition and Bilingual Language Processing (Organized by Dr. Anat Prior, University of Haifa)

04/27/2012

It's a beautiful, sunny day here in Pittsburgh! Perfect day for writing a paper or poster proposal!

Just a reminder: the deadline for proposal submissions is this coming Monday (April 30)!

http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012 for more info!

04/25/2012

SLRF 2012

Only 137 hours left to get your paper or poster proposal in for SLRF 2012! There's still time, but it's running out quickly!

To submit a proposal: http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/submissions.html

For more info: http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/

ml.hss.cmu.edu Second Language Research Forum 2012 Building Bridges Between Disciplines: SLA in Many Contexts October 18-21, 2012

04/23/2012

SLRF 2012

The final countdown has begun! Paper and poster presentation abstracts are due 1 week from today!
Submissions site: http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/submissions.html
Submission guidelines: http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/cfp.html
More info: http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012

ml.hss.cmu.edu Second Language Research Forum 2012 Building Bridges Between Disciplines: SLA in Many Contexts October 18-21, 2012

ml.hss.cmu.edu 04/16/2012

SLRF 2012

Paper and poster proposals are due 2 weeks from today. Make sure you get your proposal in, if you haven't submitted it already! And, pass the word on to others, as well! http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/submissions.html

ml.hss.cmu.edu Second Language Research Forum 2012 Building Bridges Between Disciplines: SLA in Many Contexts October 18-21, 2012

04/14/2012

SLRF 2012

Only a little more than 2 weeks until the paper and poster proposal deadline. Are you spending part of this weekend finishing your proposal for SLRF?
http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/submissions.html

ml.hss.cmu.edu Second Language Research Forum 2012 Building Bridges Between Disciplines: SLA in Many Contexts October 18-21, 2012

Pittsburgh, PA 04/12/2012

Pittsburgh, PA

ml.hss.cmu.edu 04/12/2012

SLRF 2012

Have you received our Call for Papers yet? Has it been sent out on all your department listserves/mailing lists yet? If not, you can get the CFP in PDF form here:http://www.cmu.edu/slrf2012/SLRF_2012_Call_for_Papers.pdf

Thanks for helping spread the word!

ml.hss.cmu.edu Second Language Research Forum 2012 Building Bridges Between Disciplines: SLA in Many Contexts October 18-21, 2012

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