LINGUIST List 10.124

Thu Jan 28 1999

Calls: Slavic/Formal Ling, Lang & Culture

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  1. Albina Shayevich, Slavic Linguistics
  2. M. Agnes Kang, Language, Interaction, and Culture

Message 1: Slavic Linguistics

Date: Tue, 26 Jan 1999 14:21:38 -0500
From: Albina Shayevich <>
Subject: Slavic Linguistics

Second Call for Papers!
Eighth Annual Workshop on Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics

**CONFERENCE DATES: May 21-23, 1999,
at the Institute for Research in Cognitive Science, University of 


The preffered method is EMAIL. These should be sent to the FASL8
Committee list-serve:
Please use plain text if possible, and use the subject header
Abstract text should be no longer than 500 words. At the top of the
abstract, please include the 
names and affiliations of all of the authors who will handle
correspondence. Also, indicate the primary 
area of linguistics addressed (e.g. syntax, acquisition, etc.). Please
leave several blank 
lines between this information and the abstract proper (title and text),
to facilitate anonymous review.

22-23 MAY, 1999 (Saturday and Sunday)

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute presentations on topics dealing with
formal aspects of any area
of theoretical Slavic linguistics (synchronic or diachronic):
 discourse analysis

21 May, 1999 (Friday)

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute presentations on topics dealing with 
formal cognitive
approaches to Slavic languages:
 computational linguistics

Presentations will be followed by a 10-minute discussion period.


 Anthony Kroch (University of Pennsylvania)
 Caroline Heycock (Universityof Edinburgh)
 Greville Corbett (University of Surrey)
 Draga Zec (Cornell University)

Abstracts can also be sent through the postal service. Send 6 copies of
500-word abstract to the 
mailing address below. Please include ONE 3x5 card with:

 1.title of paper
 2.your name
 3.address and affiliation
 4.telephone and/or fax numbers
 5.e-mail address

Mail to:

 FASL8 Committee
 3401 Walnut Street, Suite 400A
 University of Pennsylvania
 Philadelphia, PA 19104

Persons interested in attending FASL8 are invited to register their
and/or mailing address at
the conference address above.


 Telephone: (215) 898-0357
 Fax: (215) 573-9247
or visit our website at

Irina Sekerina,
Albina Shayevich
for the FASL8 Committee
IRCS, University of Pennsylvania
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Message 2: Language, Interaction, and Culture

Date: Tue, 26 Jan 1999 19:19:13 -0800
From: M. Agnes Kang <>
Subject: Language, Interaction, and Culture

 * * * * * * * * * * CALL FOR PAPERS * * * * * * * * * *

The Center for Language, Interaction, and Culture (CLIC) Graduate Student
Association at UCLA
The Language, Interaction, and Social Organization (LISO) Graduate Student
Association at UCSB

 Issue their call for papers for the fifth annual conference on language,
interaction, and culture to be held April 29-May 1,1999. This year's
conference will be hosted by the LISO Graduate Student Association at the
University of California, Santa Barbara.

 Plenary Speaker Don Kulick
 Language and Gender/Language and Sexuality

Don Kulick is Professor of Anthropology at the University of
Stockholm. He is the author of "Language shift and cultural
reproduction: socialization, syncretism and self in a Papua New
Guinean village" (CUP 1992), and has written articles on oratorical
speech, language socialization, literacy practices, and domestic
arguments among the people of Gapun village, Papua New Guinea. During
the past few years, he has been conducting linguistic anthropological
work among transgendered prostitutes in Brazil. His most recent book
is "Travesti: sex, gender and culture among Brazilian transgendered
prostitutes" (U of Chicago Press, 1998).
Dr. Kulick will also lead a pre-conference workshop for graduate students. 
Registration information will be forthcoming. 
Submissions should address topics at the intersection of language,
interaction, and culture and would preferably be based on recorded,
spontaneous interaction. 
They must be hard copy and should include: (1) a detachable title page that
includes (a) the title of the paper, (b) the author's name,
affiliation, postal address, e-mail address, and phone number, (c) a
list of equipment needed for the presentation; and (2) SIX >COPIES of
a 500-1,000 word extended abstract of the paper. No information
identifying the author may appear in the abstract. Six copies of
submitted abstracts must be received no later than Friday, February
5,1999. LISO is an interdisciplinary Ph.D. emphasis at the
University of California, Santa Barbara, whose members share an
interest in the analysis of recorded social interaction through
various approaches, including conversation analysis, interactional
sociolinguistics, and functional linguistics. LISO is composed of
faculty and graduate students from linguistics, sociology, and
education, among other departments. CLIC is located at the
University of California, Los Angeles. The purpose of CLIC is to
promote cross-disciplinary discussion about issues regarding language
as a complex resource for thinking and acting in the world. CLIC is
composed of faculty and graduate students from anthropology, applied
linguistics, education, psychology, and sociology. Submissions
not received in requested number of copies or not received by the
deadline will not be considered. Further questions can be addressed
via e-mail to or All
submissions should be mailed to: LISO Graduate Student Association
University of California, Santa Barbara Department of Sociology 2834
Ellison Hall Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3100 

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