44th Annual Boston University Conference of Language Development

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Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 12:00 AM (EST) to Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 1:00 AM (EST)

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THE 44th ANNUAL BOSTON UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
NOVEMBER 7-10, 2019
Keynote Speaker: Cynthia Fisher (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) 
Plenary Speaker:  Jan Edwards (University of Maryland) 
We will be accepting two kinds of submissions: symposium proposals and abstracts for 20-minute talks or posters (see below for deadlines).
 
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CALL FOR SYMPOSIUM PROPOSALS
 
We are currently soliciting 1000-word proposals for 90-minute symposia for the Boston University Conference on Language Development on any topic likely to be of broad interest to the conference attendees.
 
Proposals should include a list of the participants, topics, and format, and should name at least one organizer.  Send submissions to langconf@bu.edu with "Symposium proposal" in the subject line. 
 
DEADLINE: All symposium proposal submissions must be received by April 1, 2019. Decisions on symposia will be made by June.
 
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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
 
Submissions of 500-word abstracts for 20-minute talks and posters will be accepted beginning April 1, 2019 at: http://www.bu.edu/bucld/abstracts/abstract-submission/
 
DEADLINE:  All abstract submissions must be received by 8:00 PM EST, May 1, 2019.  Please note this is an earlier deadline than in previous years.
 
Submissions that present research on any topic in the fields of first and second language acquisition from any theoretical perspectives will be fully considered.
 
Abstracts must be limited to 500 words, with one extra page for examples, figures, tables, and references. A suggested format and style for abstracts is available at: http://www.bu.edu/bucld/abstracts/abstract-format/
 
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FURTHER INFORMATION
General conference information is available at: http://www.bu.edu/bucld
 
We encourage submissions from scholars in countries affected by the new travel restrictions. We will arrange remote presentation for accepted abstracts by scholars who are unable to attend for this reason.
 
Questions? Email us at: langconf@bu.edu.