Past Hosts (1977-2013)

Thank you to Yasuhiro Shirai (Professor and Chair of the Department of Linguistics at the University of Pittsburgh) for collecting information on past SLRF conferences. email: yshirai@pitt.edu.  Prof. Shirai's original information can be found here.

Year

Host

Theme

 

2013

Brigham Young University

The Natural Phenomenon of SLA: Complexity, Context and Communication

Link

2012

University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University

Building Bridges Between Disciplines: SLA in Many Contexts 

Link 

2011

Iowa State University

Innovation in Second Language Acquisition Research: Converging Theory and Practice

Link

2010

University of Maryland

Reconsidering SLA Research: Dimensions and Directions

Link 

2009

Michigan State University

Diverse contributions to SLA: Integrating the parts of a greater whole

 

2008

University of Hawaii

Exploring SLA: Perspectives, positions, and practices

Link

2007

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Second language acquisition and research: Focus on form and function

Link

2006

University of Washington 

In search of the 'Zen' of second language acquisition: Examining the learner at the crossroads of language, culture, and identity

 

2005

Teachers College, Columbia University

SLA models and second language instruction: Broadening the scope of inquiry

 

2004

Pennsylvania State University

Convergence and collage: Collaboration in applied linguistics and the language sciences

 

2003

University of Arizona

Crossing disciplinary boundaries

 

2002

University of Toronto

Interfaces in second language acquisition

Link

2000

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Second language research: Past, present, and future

 

1999

University of Minnesota

The interaction of social and cognitive factors in SLA

 

1998

University of Hawaii

Complementary perspectives on second language research

Link 

1997

Michigan State University

Second language acquisition across languages

 

1996  

University of Arizona

 

 

1995

Cornell University

Colloquium on generative grammar

 

1994

McGill University

Perspectives on input in L2 acquisition

 

1993

University of Pittsburgh & Carnegie Mellon University

 

 

1992

Michigan State University

 

 

1991

University of Southern California

 Sociocognitive approaches to SLA theory

 

1990

University of Oregon

Variability in second language acquisition

 

1989

University of California, Los Angeles

 Data-based second language research

 Link

1988

University of Hawaii

 

 

1987

University of Southern California

 

 

1985

University of California, Los Angeles

 

 

1983

University of Southern California

Discourse theory and contrastive rhetoric 

 

1982

University of California, Los Angeles

 

 

1980

University of California, Los Angeles

 

 

1978

University of California, Los Angeles

 

 

1977

University of California, Los Angeles