Conference: SLRF 2013

Second Language Research Forum 2013 “The Natural Phenomenon of SLA: Complexity, Context and Communication” 
October 31-November 2, 2013

Hosted by:
 Brigham Young University 
in Provo, Utah

Paper, Poster and Colloquia Abstract Submission Deadline: May 15, 2013 
(11:59 pm Mountain Daylight Time)

Paper, Poster and Colloquia Notification of Acceptance: Monday July 15, 2013

The organizers of the 2013 Second Language Research Forum (SLRF) invite 
proposals for papers, posters and thematic colloquia (consisting of 3-4 papers each) 
for the conference.
 To embody the conference theme, “The Natural Phenomena of SLA: Complexity, Context and 
Communication,” we are soliciting proposals from various disciplines, including those that have 
traditionally been associated with SLA research, as well as those that are new to SLA research or that 
have been underrepresented at previous SLA conferences.

Plenary Speakers


University of Michigan

“Emergent complexity: On iteration and adaptation”


University of Maryland

“Pushing the Limits of Language learning”


University of Maryland

“Complexity and Context in Research on Age Effects”

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