“MULTILINGUAL LANGUAGE THEORIES AND PRACTICES” (MLTP2018) (Conference)
The fourth INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “MULTILINGUAL LANGUAGE THEORIES AND PRACTICES” (MLTP2018) to be held at the Faculty of Education and Social Work of the University of Valladolid, Spain on 25 – 27 April 2018.
The conference is organized by the University of Valladolid and MultiLingNet.
The conference considers all aspects of the linguistic and sociolinguistic competences and practices of bi-/multilingual speakers who cross existing social and linguistic boundaries, adopting or adapting themselves to new and overlapping linguistic spaces.
We invite papers in all areas of research in bi-/multilingualism, whether or not linked directly to the overarching conference theme, including, but not limited to, linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, clinical linguistics, education, bi-/multilingual societies.
Topics will include:
(multiple) language acquisition and learning (L3, L4, Lx);
psycho- and neurolinguistics of multilingualism;
early bilingualism and heritage language development;
speech processing in bi-/multilinguals;
trans/multilingual language use in different contexts;
bi-/multilingual language policies;
literacy in multiple languages (pluriliteracy);
intercultural and globalisation issues related to multilingualism.
Submission is already open and will close on 15 January 2018.