LINGUIST List 10.1472

Thu Oct 7 1999

Calls: Topic and Focus in Chinese

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Message 1: Topic and Focus in Chinese

Date: Thu, 7 Oct 1999 09:37:30 -0400 (EDT)
From: Sze-Wing Tang <ctswtangpolyu.edu.hk>
Subject: Topic and Focus in Chinese


	
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	International Symposium on Topic and Focus in Chinese 
	
	The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 
	June 21-23, 2000
	
	CALL FOR PAPERS 
	(Second Announcement)
	
	
	We are pleased to announce that 'International Symposium on Topic and
	Focus in Chinese' will be held at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University,
	June 21-23, 2000. The symposium is jointly organized by the Linguistic
	Society of Hong Kong and Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies at
	the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 
	
	Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks (with 10 minutes for
	discussion) in all areas of research on topic and focus from any
	theoretical perspectives with special emphasis on Chinese or Chinese in
	comparison with other languages. Areas of interest include, but are not
	limited to, syntax, semantics, phonology, and language acquisition.
	Papers from interdisciplinary areas are encouraged. 
	
	Abstracts may be written in Chinese or English and should be no more
	than one standard size page (A4 or letter size) in length. Abstracts
	should be in at least 12-point type with margins of at least 1-inch,
	single-spaced. Please provide four copies of an anonymous abstract and
	one camera-ready original with the name(s) of author(s) and affiliation.
	Along with the abstract send a 3" x 5" card listing: (1) title of the
	paper, (2) name(s) of the author(s), (3) affiliation(s), (4) mailing
	address, and (5) email address. Submissions are limited to a maximum of
	one individual and one joint abstract per author. 
	
	Abstracts should be sent to the following address. Email and fax
	submissions cannot be accepted. 
	
	International Symposium on Topic and Focus in Chinese 
	Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies 
	The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 
	Hung Hom, Kowloon 
	HONG KONG 
	
	Deadline for receipt of abstracts is December 31, 1999. Notification of
	acceptance will be sent by email by March 15, 2000. A selection of
	papers will be considered for publication after the symposium. 
	
	Inquiries can be addressed to: 'ctswtangpolyu.edu.hk'. For more
	information, visit our website at
	'http://www.polyu.edu.hk/~cbs/english/events.htm'. 
	 
	
	Dingxu Shi and Sze-Wing Tang 
	on behalf of the Organizing Committee, 
	International Symposium on Topic and Focus in Chinese
	
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