LINGUIST List 10.1468

Wed Oct 6 1999

Calls: Syntax-Phonology/PLCC,Quantitative Ling/QUALICO

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  1. Thomas McFadden, 24th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium
  2. Andrea Krott, QUALICO-2000: call for papers

Message 1: 24th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium

Date: Tue, 5 Oct 1999 18:23:08 -0400 (EDT)
From: Thomas McFadden <>
Subject: 24th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium


 The Penn Linguistics Club Announces
 The Twenty-Fourth Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium

 Saturday 26 February and Sunday 27 February 2000

 Invited Speaker: Alan Prince, Rutgers University

Papers on any topic in linguistics and associated fields are 
welcome. This year's Colloquium will feature a special session
on the Syntax-Phonology interface and related phenomena.

Speakers will have twenty minutes for their presentations and
five minutes for discussion and questions.

Prospective speakers may submit their abstracts by E-mail or in
hard copy by conventional mail. Abstracts should be no longer
than 2 pages in a 12-point font with 1-inch margins. Mailed
submissions should include five copies of the abstract,
accompanied by an index card including the presenter's name,
affiliation (department and institution), address, e-mail
address and the subfield of linguistics (or related discipline)
that best characterizes the paper's topic. In particular,
please indicate whether you would like your paper to be 
considered for inclusion in the special session. Please do not
include name or affiliation on the abstracts themselves. E-mail
submissions should preferably be in ASCII format, or sent as 
LaTeX files. Abstracts should be sent no later than Wednesday, 
1 December to:

	The Penn Linguistics Colloquium Committee
	Department of Linguistics
	619 Williams Hall
	University of Pennsylvania
	Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

Conference proceeding will be published as a volume of the Penn 
Working Papers in Linguistics. Participants will be expected to 
provide camera-ready copies of their papers after the Colloquium.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact us at one of the 
above addresses. In addition, the Colloquium's Web page can be 
accessed from
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Message 2: QUALICO-2000: call for papers

Date: Wed, 6 Oct 1999 10:48:19 +0200 (MET DST)
From: Andrea Krott <>
Subject: QUALICO-2000: call for papers


 Fourth International Conference on Quantitative Linguistics

			 24 - 26 August, 2000 
			 Prague, Czech Republic


The International Quantitative Linguistics Association invites the
submission of papers on substantial, original, and unpublished
research on all aspects of Quantitative Linguistics, including, but
not limited to, the following.

1. Observations and descriptions of all aspects of language and text
 phenomena, including the areas of psycholinguistics,
 sociolinguistics, dialectology, pragmatics etc. as far as they use
 quantitative mathematical methods (probability theory, stochastic
 processes, statistics, differential and difference equations, fuzzy
 logic and set theory, function theory etc.), on all levels of
 linguistic analysis.

2. Applications of methods, models, or findings from quantitative
 linguistics to problems of natural language processing, machine
 translation, language teaching, documentation and information

3. Methodological problems of linguistic measurement, model
 construction, sampling and test theory.

4. Epistemological issues such as explanation of language and text
 phenomena, contributions to theory construction, system theory,
 philosophy of science.

Reports on ongoing projects are also welcome as far as they concern
any of the topics mentioned above.


Papers should be sent for a 20 minute presentation (plus 10 minutes
discussion) on the above-mentioned topics, preferably in English
(German and French will be also accepted). Submissions should be
between 1000-1500 words and should begin with the title, author(s),
addresses (including e-mail if possible), affiliation and a
specification of the topic area.

Authors should send proposals for papers in camera-ready form (ASCII,
postscript, or RTF format) to the following e-mail address:

Deadline for submissions: 1 February 2000.
Note of acceptance: 15 March 2000.

For further information about the abstract submission please contact

	Lanneke van Dreumel
	Interfaculty Research Unit for Language and Speech
	Wundtlaan 1
	PB 310, 6500 AH Nijmegen
	The Netherlands

	Phone : +31 - (0)24 - 3615751
 Fax : +31 - (0)24 - 3521213

For further information about the conference contact the local

	Jan Kralik and Ludmilla Uhlirova
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