Pacific Second Language Research Forum 2016
by Yumiko Yamaguchi
Pacific Second Language Research Forum 2016 (PacSLRF2016)
We are pleased to announce that the Pacific Second Language Research
Forum 2016 (PacSLRF 2016) will be hosted at the 16th annual meeting of
the Japan Second Language Association (J-SLA 2016) September 9 – 11 at
Tama Campus, Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan (supported by Chuo University).
Theme: Data and theories in second language research
Venue: Chuo University, Tokyo
Dates: September 9–11, 2016
Deadline for receipt of abstracts: 20th October 2015
Internationally, PacSLRF has for many years been recognized to be a
stimulating conference including colloquia and paper sessions based on
empirical data couched within sound theoretical frameworks in areas of
Second Language Acquisition (SLA). Topics include, but are not limited
to, Linguistic, Psycholinguistic, Neurolinguistic, and Sociolinguistic
Approaches to SLA; SLA theory and Model Construction; Bilingualism and
Attrition of Language(s); Effects of Second Language (L2) Instruction;
Crosslinguistic Influences on First Language from L2 and on L2 from a
Third Language (and vice-versa); Individual Differences (in e.g., age,
gender, aptitude, personality, and motivation) in SLA; Influence of
Cognitive Variables (e.g., memory and attention) on L2 Learning and Use;
and Methodological Issues in SLA Research. Working languages for the
conference are English and Japanese.
Welcoming scholars from around the world, the conference is sure to
provide plentiful opportunities for networking as well as both deepening
and broadening your research interests.
Please consider sharing your work at PacSLRF 2016.