Brisbane, 4-16 July 2006
General combined webpage: http://www.linq2006.une.edu.au/
LinQ 2006 is a series of five high-profile linguistic events to be held in July 2006 at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. LinQ 2006 is a collaboration between Griffith University, the University of New England, and the University of Queensland.
The Early-Bird registration deadline is 26 May 2006; the general deadline is yet to be announced. Information on how to register will be available at http://www.linq2006.une.edu.au/registration.php at a later time.
PacSLRF 2006: The 5th Pacific Second Language Research Forum, 4-6 July 2006
PacSLRF is a venue for data-based and theoretical papers on areas of basic research in Second Language Acquisition (SLA). Topics include, but are not limited to, SLA in instructed and naturalistic settings; the effects of second language (L2) instruction on the rate and route of L2 development; the role of individual differences (in e.g., aptitude, age, personality, motivation) in SLA; competing models of SLA processes; SLA theory construction; the acquisition of L2 pragmatics; bilingualism; the influence of cognitive variables (e.g., memory and
attention) on L2 learning and use; the assessment of L2 use and development; methodological issues in research into L2 acquisition.
Australex 2006: Australasian Association for Lexicography Conference, 6 July 2006
The theme for Australex 2006 is 'Dictionaries: Uses and Users'. Topics will include: dictionaries as the voice of authority; dictionaries to support specialized subjects; the use of dictionaries within language pedagogy; designing dictionaries for different levels of reader; lexicography in the Pacific region; research on dictionary users.
ALAA 2006: Annual Conference of the Applied Linguistics Association of Australia, 6-8 July 2006
Papers in all areas of applied linguistics, including language teaching, language policy and planning, and computer-based language instruction.
ALS 2006: Annual Conference of the Australian Linguistic Society, 7-9 July 2006
Papers in all areas of linguistics, including syntax, phonology, Australian languages and sociolinguistics.
ALI 2006: Australian Linguistics Institute, 10-14 July 2006
ALI 2006 is a selection of 12 short intensive courses presented by world experts in their fields. It's a unique opportunity for graduate students, advanced undergraduates, professional linguists, and language professionals to upgrade their knowledge and skills in key areas of linguistics.