LINGUIST List 10.1575

Thu Oct 21 1999

Calls: General Ling./CLS 36, UTASCIL

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  1. arika okrent, Chicago Linguistic Society: CLS 36
  2. txy6861, The Seventh Annual UTA Student Conference in Linguistics -- UTASCIL

Message 1: Chicago Linguistic Society: CLS 36

Date: Wed, 20 Oct 1999 17:43:10 -0500 (CDT)
From: arika okrent <>
Subject: Chicago Linguistic Society: CLS 36

The 36th Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society

April 27-29, 2000
University of Chicago

Sumbission deadline: February 18, 2000
Notification: March 17, 2000
Paper deadline: May 22, 2000

General Session

We invite original unpublished work on any topic of general linguistic

Invited speakers: 
* KENNETH DE JONG, Indiana University 
* PAMALA MUNROW, University of California, Los Angles 
* IVAN SAG, Stanford University 
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The Parasessions:
The parasessions will run concurrent with the General session 
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April 27th 
The Morpho-Syntax Interface

In many languages of the world, syntactic relationships are realized
through morphological processes. This panel seeks to explore the
ambiguous border between morphology and syntax and its role in linguistic

Invited speakers: 
* STEPHEN R. ANDERSON, Yale University 
* AMY DAHLSTROM, University of Chicago
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April 28th 
The Acquisition of Syntax

Over the last thirty years acquisition studies have focused primarily on
phonology, morphology and the lexicon. This panel will examine how
syntactic structures are acquired by first-language users and the
implications that this has for linguistic theory.

Invited speakers: 
* LILA R. GLEITMAN, University of Pennsylvania 
* NINA HYAMS, University of California, Los Angles
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April 29th 
The Myth of Standard English

This panel seeks to explore the diversity that exists in English and the
role that linguists play in issues of language policy.

Invited speakers: 
* JAMES MILROY- University of Michigan 
* WALT WOLFRAM, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 
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We encourage proposals from diverse theoretical frameworks and welcome
papers from related disciplines, such as Anthropology, Cognitive Science,
Computer Science, Literature, Philosophy, and Psychology.

Papers presented at the conference will be published in the Society's
Proceedings, and authors who present papers agree to provide camera-ready
copy (not to exceed 15 pages) by May 22, 2000. Presentations will be
allotted 20 minutes with an additional 10 minutes for questions.

We ask that you make your abstract as specific as possible. Include a
statement of your topic or problem, your approach, and your conclusions.
Please send 10 copies of an anonymous one-page (8 1/2" x 11", unreduced)
abstract. The reverse side of the page may be used for data and references

Along with the abstract send a 3"x5" card listing:

1. paper title; 
2. session (General, Parasession); 
3. for general session abstracts only, subfield, viz., Discourse Analysis,
Historical Linguistics, Morphology, Philosophy and Methodology of
Linguistics, Phonetics, Phonology, Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics,
Semantics, Sociolinguistics, or Syntax;
4. name(s) of author(s); 
5. affiliation(s) of author(S); 
6. e-mail address to which notification of acceptance or rejection should
be sent; 
7. primary author's office and home phone numbers; 
8. primary author's e-mail address, if available. 

An author may submit at most one single and one joint abstract. In case of
joint authorship, one address should be designated for communication with
CLS. Please send abstracts to: 

CLS 36 Abstracts Committee 
1050 East 59th Street, Cl. 314-A 
Chicago, IL 60637

Abstracts must be received by 4:00 p.m., February 18, 2000. We may be
contacted by e-mail at We will not accept faxed

We strongly encourage submission by e-mail. Please use the subject header
"Abstract + author's last name", and include all the author information
(1-8 above) in the body of the e-mail. Electronic submissions may be sent

Abstracts should be sent as an attachment to your e-mail. PDF and
PostScript files should have all fonts embedded. With the exception of SIL
IPA fonts, please include any non-standard fonts that you use (including
all non-SIL IPA phonetic and mathematical fonts). If you send your
abstract in any format other than plain text, please allow for time to
solve any technical difficulties that may arise. Acceptable formats are
(in a descending order of preference):

1. Plain text 
2. Claris 
3. Microsoft Word 

Acknowledgment of receipt will be via e-mail. If you cannot use e-mail,
please make note of this and provide us with your postal address. 
Notification of acceptance will be sent via e-mail by March 17, 2000.

Registration Fees: Before April 7, 2000; $20 for students, $35 for
non-students; After April 7, 2000; $25 for students, $40 for
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Message 2: The Seventh Annual UTA Student Conference in Linguistics -- UTASCIL

Date: Wed, 20 Oct 1999 23:01:06 -0500 (CDT)
From: txy6861 <txy6861UTARLG.UTA.EDU>
Subject: The Seventh Annual UTA Student Conference in Linguistics -- UTASCIL

 Call for Papers
 The Seventh Annual UTA Student Conference in Linguistics -- UTASCIL

Deadline for Abstracts Submission: 5PM Friday, December 10, 1999
Date: Febrary 24-25, 2000
Location: University of Texas (Arlington)

Papers from all areas of linguistics are invited, including structural and
functional approaches, sociolinguistics, phonology and phonetics,
semantics, literacy, and translation. We especially welcome research in
minority languages, field work, and discourse analysis.
Students from any eductional institution are encouraged to submit their
research and share insights they have discovered in the field.
Presentations will last 20 minutes with 10 minutes for discussion and
Notifications of acceptance will be distributed on January 19th, 2000.
Abstracts should be written on a single page with an (optional) addtional
page for graphs and/or references. Please provide 5 copies of your
anonymous abstract with the title of the paper at the top of and a 3 x 5
index card including the following information:
 1. Your name;
 2. Affiliation;
 3. Address, phone number, and e-mail address;
 4. Title of paper
Paper copies of abstracts should be submitted to LINGUA, Box 19559,
University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76010-0559 by the
deadline. E-mail submission is welcomed. Electronic copies of abstracts
should be sent to Mr. Daniel Yang at

For more information, contact Dr. David Silva at (817)272-3162 or
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