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

Conference Program | Outline of conference schedule | Notes for Presenters


SLRF 2012 Schedule of Events

 

Thursday, October 18

Registration

9:30 am – 8:30 pm

Pre-Conference Workshops:

 

Using Corpora for Language Learning and Teaching

 

Second Language Discourse Analysis

 

Eye-Tracking in Second Language Research

 

(run concurrently)

10 am – 3:30 pm

Welcoming Remarks

5:00 pm

Plenary Talk I:  Dr. Natasha Tokowicz (University of Pittsburgh)

5:15 – 6:30 pm

Welcome Reception

6:30 – 8:30 pm

 

 

Friday, October 19

Registration

7:45 am – 5:30 pm

Individual Paper Sessions

8:00 – 9:40 am

Coffee Break

9:40 – 10:00 am

Colloquium: L2 Speech Perception in Richly Informed Environments

 

Individual Paper Sessions

10:00 am – 12:15 pm

Lunch

12:15 – 2:00 pm

Poster Session I

1:30 – 3:05 pm

Colloquium:  Second Language and Literacy Acquisition by Low-educated Adults

 

Colloquium:  Functional and Formal Approaches to SLA

 

Individual Paper Sessions

2:00 – 4:50 pm

Coffee Break

4:50 – 5:10 pm

Plenary Talk II:  Dr. Patricia Duff (University of British Columbia)

5:10 – 6:30 pm

Banquet

7:15 pm – 9:30 pm

 


 

Saturday, October 20

Registration

7:45 am – 5:30 pm

Colloquium:  Exploring the Links between Executive Function, Second Language Acquisition, and Bilingual Language Processing

 

Individual Paper Sessions

8:00 – 10:50 am

Coffee Break

10:50 – 11:10 am

Plenary Talk III:  Dr. Bill VanPatten (Michigan State University)

11:10 am – 12:20 pm

Lunch

12:20 – 2:00 pm

Poster Session II

1:30 – 3:05 pm

Colloquium:  Developmental Perspectives on Second Language Writing

 

Individual Paper Sessions

2:00 – 4:50 pm

Coffee Break

4:50 – 5:10 pm

Plenary Talk IV:  Dr. Brian MacWhinney (Carnegie Mellon University)

5:10 – 6:30 pm

 

 

Sunday, October 21

Poster Session III

8:00 – 9:40 am

Individual Paper Sessions

8:00 – 10:50 am

Colloquium:  Reading in a Second Language:  Processes and Challenges

8:35 – 10:50 am

Coffee Break

10:50 – 11:10 am

Individual Paper Sessions

11:10 am – 1:20 pm