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EuroSLA Executive Committee elections: Call for nominations

Elections for officers and members of the Executive Committee will take place at the annual Eurosla conference in Aix-en-Provence this year. Nominations are now open for all of the positions on the committee and will stay open until the AGM in Aix. Please keep the following in mind when making nominations: 1) The composition of … Continue reading EuroSLA Executive Committee elections: Call for nominations

Call for papers: 2nd Conference on Tense, Aspect and Modality in L2 (TAML2)

Call for Papers Tense, Aspect and Modality in L2 (TAML2) 20-21st June, 2016 www.york.ac.uk/education/taml2 Hosted by the Centre for Research in Language Learning and Use, Department of Education, University of York We are pleased to announce the 2nd Conference on Tense, Aspect and Modality in L2 (TAML2). You are invited to submit abstracts for papers … Continue reading Call for papers: 2nd Conference on Tense, Aspect and Modality in L2 (TAML2)

Eurosla 25: Silver Jubilee – send us your pictures!

Dear Eurosla member, friend etc. The organizing committee of Eurosla 25 would like to mark the 25th anniversary of Eurosla Conferences by issuing a small album of significant pictures of the past Eurosla Conferences. This booklet will be included in the conference bag for every delegate, associated possibly to a specific website. The organizing committee … Continue reading Eurosla 25: Silver Jubilee – send us your pictures!

International Journal of Learner Corpus Research: call for papers

The International Journal of Learner Corpus Research (IJLCR) is a forum for researchers who collect, annotate, and analyse computer learner corpora and/or use them to investigate topics in Second Language Acquisition and linguistic theory in general, inform foreign language teaching, develop learner-corpus-informed tools (e.g. courseware, proficiency tests, dictionaries and grammars) or conduct natural language processing … Continue reading International Journal of Learner Corpus Research: call for papers

Call for Papers: Language Assessment in Canada

Call for Papers – Special Issue of TESL Canada Journal, Fall 2015: Language Assessment in Canada: Critical Issues and Research Agenda DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 1, 2015 Guest Editor: Liying Cheng, PhD, Professor of Language Assessment and Evaluation Assessment plays a central role in schooling, postsecondary education, workplace, and professional certification. Assessment results are utilized … Continue reading Call for Papers: Language Assessment in Canada

Fellowships available at Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan, Oslo University

At MultiLing Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan, there are two fellowships now available, starting in August 2015: one postdoctoral fellowship and one doctoral fellowship: http://uio.easycruit.com/vacancy/1328885/99933?iso=no http://uio.easycruit.com/vacancy/1328853/99933?iso=no The fellowships are part of the research project Family Language Policy in Multilingual Transcultural Families (MultiFam). Projects addressing MultiLing’s three research themes are relevant: multilingual competence, … Continue reading Fellowships available at Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan, Oslo University

4th Barcelona Summer School on Bilingualism and Multilingualism, September 14-17, Pompeu Fabra University

We are announcing the 4th Barcelona Summer School on Bilingualism and Multilingualism held September 14-17 at Pompeu Fabra University. Date: 14-17 September 2015 Invited speakers and modules: Lera Boroditsky (University of California, Santa Barbara): How do the languages we speak shape the ways we think? Annick de Houwer (University of Erfurt): Studying the input in … Continue reading 4th Barcelona Summer School on Bilingualism and Multilingualism, September 14-17, Pompeu Fabra University

Workshop on Reliability and Validity in SLA Research, June 11-12, 2015, Universitat de Barcelona

The doctoral students in the Applied Linguistics PhD Program at the Universitat de Barcelona and the GRAL Research Group (UB) are organizing a workshop on the topic of Reliability and Validity of Instruments and Measures in SLA Research: Facing Dilemmas in Data Selection, Analysis and Reporting. http://ubslaworkshop2015.weebly.com/ This workshop aims at discussing common dilemmas within … Continue reading Workshop on Reliability and Validity in SLA Research, June 11-12, 2015, Universitat de Barcelona