LINGUIST List 10.1565

Wed Oct 20 1999

Calls: Semantics/Pragmatics, Language and Society

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  1. Massimo Poesio, Semantics/Pragmatics-Gvtalog 2000
  2. SALSA, SALSA 2000 - University of Texas at Austin

Message 1: Semantics/Pragmatics-Gvtalog 2000

Date: Mon, 18 Oct 1999 18:39:02 +0100 (BST)
From: Massimo Poesio <gotalogcogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Subject: Semantics/Pragmatics-Gvtalog 2000



 First Call for Papers


 Gvtalog 2000

 FOURTH WORKSHOP ON THE SEMANTICS AND PRAGMATICS OF DIALOGUE

 Gvteborg University, Sweden
 June 15-17 2000

 http://www.ling.gu.se/gotalog/

Gvtalog 2000 will be the fourth in a series of workshops that aim at
bringing together researchers working on the semantics and pragmatics
of dialogues in fields such as artificial intelligence, formal
semantics and pragmatics, computational linguistics, and
psychology.

We invite abstracts on all topics related to the semantics and
pragmatics of dialogues, including, but not limited to:

- common ground in communication
- semantic interpretation in dialogues
- modelling agents' information states and how they get updated
- multi-agent models
- reference in dialogues
- reasoning in spoken dialogue systems

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE:

Authors should submit an anonymous extended abstract of at most 5
single-column pages (for talks with a duration of 30' plus 10'
discussion) together with a separate page specifying the authors'
names, affiliation, address, and e-mail address. The abstracts should
be submitted electronically (in postscript, html, ascii, or pdf
format) to: gotalogcogsci.ed.ac.uk.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Papers due: February 15th
Acceptance notice: April 15th
Final version due: May 22
Conference: June 15-17th

PROGRAM COMMITTEE:

Program chairs are Massimo Poesio (U Edinburgh, UK) and David Traum (U
Maryland, USA); the other members of the program committee are Johan
Bos (U Saarlandes, Germany), Jonathan Ginzburg (King's College London,
UK), Masato Ishizaki (JAIST, Japan), Gerhard Jaeger (ZAS Berlin,
Germany), Yasuhiro Katagiri (ATR, Japan), Jan van Kuppevelt (IMS
Stuttgart, Germany), Ian Lewin (SRI, UK), Diane Litman (AT&T, USA),
Johanna Moore (U Edinburgh, UK), Hannes Rieser (U Bielefeld, Germany),
David Sadek (CNET, France), Len Schubert (U Rochester, USA), and Henk
Zeevat (U Amsterdam, Netherlands).

ORGANIZATION:

This year's workshop is organized in collaboration with the
EU-sponsored project TRINDI
( http://www.ling.gu.se/research/projects/trindi/ ). 
The workshop will take place at Gvteborg University. The local
conference chair is Robin Cooper.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Information about the Department of Linguistics at Gvteborg
University can be found here: http://www.ling.gu.se/

Information about Gvteborg can be found here:
http://centralen.gp.se/tourist/
 
News about the conference will be posted on the workshop's Web page at
http://www.ling.gu.se/gotalog/

Send questions by email to gotalogcogsci.ed.ac.uk or
trindiling.gu.se for questions about local arrangements.

Previous workshops in this series include:

MunDial'97 (Munich) 
http://www.cis.uni-muenchen.de/sil/workshop/dialogwsh.html

Twendial'98 (Twente) 
http://parlevink.cs.utwente.nl/Conferences/twlt13.html

Amstelogue'99 (Amsterdam) http://earth.let.uva.nl/~amstelog/
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Message 2: SALSA 2000 - University of Texas at Austin

Date: Mon, 18 Oct 1999 12:56:07 -0500
From: SALSA <SALSAccwf.cc.utexas.edu>
Subject: SALSA 2000 - University of Texas at Austin

CALL FOR PAPERS
**********************
________________
S A L S A 2000
________________

The Symposium About Language and Society-Austin is pleased to announce
its Eighth Annual Meeting to be held April 7 - 9, 2000 at the
University of Texas at Austin. We encourage the submission of
abstracts on research that addresses the relationship of language to
culture and society. Desired frameworks include but are not limited
to:

LINGUISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY
SOCIOLINGUISTICS
ETHNOGRAPHY OF COMMUNICATION
SPEECH PLAY, VERBAL ART, AND POETICS
POLITICAL ECONOMY OF LANGUAGE
LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL INTERACTION
DISCOURSE ANALYSIS

2000 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
William Hanks, Northwestern University

William Labov, University of Pennsylvania

Madeline Maxwell, University of Texas at Austin

Gillian Sankoff, University of Pennsylvania

Selected papers delivered at the conference will be published as a
special edition of the Texas Linguistic Forum. Speakers will be
allowed 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.
Papers will be selected based on the evaluation of an anonymous
written abstract which may not exceed one page (using 10 pt. font or
larger).

Please submit:
1) six (6) copies of the abstract, on 81/2 x 11 paper, to the address below.
2) a 3x5 card with the following information:
a) The title of the paper
b) Author's name
c) Author's affiliation
d) Address, phone number, and email address at which the author wishes to
be notified.
3) a short 100 word abstract, on a 3.5" disk (Mac or PC), for publication
in the conference program. Texts must be word-processed in text-only ASCII
or Microsoft Word (Mac or PC). Please label your disk clearly.

See the SALSA web page for more details:
http://www.dla.utexas.edu/depts/anthro/projects/salsa

Deadline for receipt of abstracts is January 18, 2000. Late
submissions will not be accepted, and we cannot accept papers which
are to be published elsewhere. Notification of acceptance or
rejection will be sent in mid-February, 2000. Pre-registration fees
(until April 6) will be $22 for students and $37 for non-students.
April 7-9 the fees will be $25 for students and $40 for non-students.
Papers must be received by early June 2000 to be included in the
published proceedings.

Send all correspondence to:
SALSA
Department of Linguistics
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712
email: SALSAccwf.cc.utexas.edu




Ritsuko Kataoka
Cassandra Moore
Katherine Zilkha

SALSA VIII Co-chairs
SALSAccwf.cc.utexas.edu
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