About SLRF

The Second Language Research Forum (SLRF) is an internationally recognized conference which brings together researchers in second language acquisition (SLA) from all over the world. It is one of the premier conferences on SLA in North America providing a venue for established scholars and graduate students to present work on a wide variety of theoretical and empirical issues in SLA including cognitive, linguistic and sociolinguistic SLA research conducted in both laboratory and classroom settings.

There is no official central web site for SLRF, and each year's organizers host their own web site. Thus, this page serves only as a hub with links to each year's conference web site.

This year's host

The 2018 Second Language Research Forum will be held at Université du Québec à Montréal.  This will be the first time in 16 years (and only the third time ever) that SLRF has been hosted in Canada.  The theme will be "On the contribution of cognitive science to second language research."  For more information, please see the conference web site: http://www.slrf2018.ca. 

The 2019 SLRF will be held at Michigan State University.  This will be Michigan State's 4th time hosting SLRF.  The 2019 conference web site is: http://slrf2019.sls.msu.edu