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FYI: Alsatian/English Ling, Nordic-Baltic Morphology

Author: Paul Adolf

FYI Body: Dear linguist,

As I am the author of a dictionary of Alsatian German and English cognates
American citizens of Alsatian descent might be interested in tracing back
their ancestry by discovering Alsatian through English cognates. Please you
might see our website and point to interesting articles in English such as
contrastive linguistics - Alsatian and English or even copy it . the
website :
my e-mail:

Thanks for your interes

Paul Adolf

The application deadline of the meeting below has been extended from March
3 to APRIL 3, 2000.


Nordic-Baltic Course on Morphology:

A NorFA (Nordic Academy of Advanced Study) Research Course to be held a
the University of Tartu (Estonia), June 12-19, 2000

This eight-day course will consist of three components:

(a) survey lectures given by four invited speakers:

Raimo Anttila (UCLA)
Berndt Heine (Köln)
Urpo Nikanne (Oslo)
Andrew Spencer (Essex)

(b) student presentations (oral and poster), and

(c) general discussion sessions highlighting the methodological and
theoretical issues shared by the studies presented.

In addition to the general student selection criteria defined by NorFA (in
regards to country of origin, etc.) the topic of the course should occupy a
significant position in the PhD or post-doctorate studies or study plans of
the participants. The number of student participants will be restricted to 24.

For the funding agency, NorFA, and their general student selection
criteria, see .

The full-length proceedings will be published as a volume in the Studies of
Languages of the University of Joensuu (Finland).

Responsible organizer: Jussi Niemi, Prof., Linguistics, University of
Joensuu, FIN-80101 Joensuu, phone +358-13-251 4306 or 251 3198, fax
+358-13-251 4211,,

Application procedure: Send a free-form application to the responsible
organizer by

APRIL 3, 2000

Please enclose a one-page CV and a 2 to 5 page summary of your research
interests related to the topic of the course. For additional information,
please consult the responsible organizer.

Jussi Niemi, PhD
University of Joensuu
FIN-80101 Joensuu, Finland
Phones: +358-13-251 4306 (office)
+358-13-251 3198 (Linguistics Lab), +358-50-3034337 (Linguistics mobile)
+358-13-228723 (home), +358-40-5477382 (personal mobile)
Fax: +358-13-251 4211

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