Call for Papers

You are kindly invited to submit proposals for papers and posters related to Processability Theory and second language acquisition research.   

Possible Topics

  • Differences in L1 and L2 acquisition
  • Heritage speakers
  • Cross-linguistic comparisons
  • Specific Language Impairment
  • Bilingual acquisition
  • Complexity
  • Transfer


Abstract submissions: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Notifications of acceptance: Saturday, June 15, 2013

Types of Presentations

Papers will be allocated 20 minutes for presentation and 10 for discussion. Postersessions will be prominently programmed, and no parallel activities will be organised. The review criteria are the same for papers and posters. 

Guidelines for Submission 

Abstracts can be downloaded after registration on the Registration Page. Max. length of abstracts is 350 words. Provision of references is optional but references should not reveal the identity of the author(s) of the proposal. All submissions will be reviewed anonymously and evaluated in terms of originality, clarity and significance of findings and conclusions. Paper and poster proposals should not have been previously published.  Each author may submit no more than one individual and one co-authored abstract.

Contact the Organising Committee

Please write to

The Scientific Committee

Malin Ågren (Lund, Sweden) Kristof Baten (Gent, Begium) Bruno DiBiase (Sydney, Australia) Anna Flyman-Mattsson (Lund, Sweden) Jonas Granfeldt (Lund, Sweden) Gisela Håkansson (Lund, Sweden) Alex Housen (Brussels, Belgium) Marie Källkvist (Lund, Sweden) Satomi Kawaguchi (Sydney, Australia) Jörg-U. Keßler (Ludwigsburg, Germany) Tanja Kupisch (Lund, Sweden) Anke Lenzing (Paderborn, Germany) Manfred Pienemann (Paderborn, Germany) Anja Plesser (Paderborn, Germany) Susan Sayehli (Lund, Sweden) Yanyin Zhang (Canberra, Australia)
Sidansvarig: itht.luse | 2013-05-06