[PLing] 2nd CfP: Conference on Multilingualism and Third Language Acquisition 2016

Eva Vetter eva.vetter at univie.ac.at
Tue Sep 1 15:44:20 CEST 2015

Sehr geehrte KollegInnen,

Vom 1. bis 3. September 2016 findet die 10. Konferenz der International
Organisation of Multilingualism (IAM) statt. Wir freuen uns sehr, dass
diesmal Wien als Austragungsort gewählt wurde!

Die herzliche Einladung ergeht an alle KollegInnen, die zu
Mehrsprachigkeit und Drittspracherwerb arbeiten, und ihre Arbeit in einem
internationalen Rahmen präsentieren möchten. Abstracts können bis zum 30.
Oktober 2015 eingereicht werden. Nähere Informationen finden Sie auf der

Mit freundlichen Grüßen

Eva Vetter (im Namen des Organisationsteams)

Call for Papers

The 10th International Conference on Multilingualism and Third Language
Acquisition will be held at Vienna University in September 1st-3rd, 2016.
We welcome original and previously unpublished papers on research on the
acquisition or use of three or more languages. The language of the
conference is predominantly English, but contributions in other languages
are welcome (slides in English).

Keynote speakers
Suresh Canagarajah
Susan Flynn
Ulrike Jessner
Susanne Reiterer

Abstract submission
We welcome abstracts for individual papers in parallel sessions and
thematic symposia. Individual papers will be assigned 30 minutes: 20
minutes for the presentation and 10 minutes for questions and discussion.
Thematic symposia will focus on one specific topic, and will bring
together key contributions to the topic. They will take place in 2 hour
slots (4 papers) in parallel to the other sessions.
Abstracts for individual papers and thematic symposia should be sent in
English or in the language of presentation accompanied by an English
translation. Please attach your abstract as a word document (max 300
words, excluding title and references, in Times New Roman, 12 pt.) no
later than 30 October 2015 to thirdlanguage at univie.ac.at, and include the
following (in this order): name and affiliation of the
author(s)/convener(s), e-mail address of the first author/convener, title
of the paper, abstract.
An individual may appear as first author only once on the programme, in
addition to a possible role as thematic symposium organiser or co-author
of another paper.
All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by the scientific committee.
Notifications of acceptance will be sent before 15 January 2016.
Those who will not be able to attend the conference may submit
e-presentations. E-presenters should send their complete presentation (no
abstract!) no later than March 15th 2016 to thirdlanguage at univie.ac.at.
E-presentations may include videos, pictures, audio, etc. (duration per
e-presentation: 15min.) and will be displayed during the conference in a
separate room.

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Eva Vetter

Zentrum für LehrerInnenbildung
Sprachlehr- und -lernforschung
Porzellangasse 4, Stiege 1, 3. Stock
1090 Wien


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