LINGUIST List 10.1909

Sat Dec 11 1999

Calls: First Calls:INSOLICO' 2000, CLC3

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  1. Emanuil Kastov, INSOLICO' 2000
  2. Cathal Doherty, CLC3 First Call

Message 1: INSOLICO' 2000

Date: Fri, 10 Dec 1999 13:40:18 0000
From: Emanuil Kastov <>
Subject: INSOLICO' 2000

First Announcement and Call for Papers


Sofia, September 22-24, 2000


Organized by

The International Sociolinguistic Society in Sofia-INSOLISO

Special topic


The Seventh International Sociolinguistic Conference will be held in Sofia
September 22-24, 2000.
The papers are expected to be presented in Bulgarian, English or Russian.
Discussion will be held in Bulgarian, English or Russian.
Papers - 15 minutes plus discussion.
Suggestions for workshops are welcomed.
Papers are expected on issues relevant to the special topic, or related to 
the following areas:

Topics of interest

1. Macrosociolinguistics: Sociology of Bilingual and Multilingual Speech 
2. Microsociolinguistics: Bilingualism as Social and Psychological Phenomenon.
3. Diglossia in Various Language Situations.
4. Diachronic Aspects of Bilingualism and Language Contacts.
5. Bilingualism and Diglossia in Former Socialist Countries.

Registration fees

General: 30.00 DM/BGL
INSOLISO members: 10.00 DM/BGL


One page abstract, including your full address, should be sent by e-mail or 
snail mail to:

Emanuil Kostov 
St Kliment Ochridski University of Sofia
Faculty of Slavic Philologies
BG-1504 Sofia, Bulgaria
fax: ++3592.9460255

Before March 1, 2000.

Additional information about accommodation and conference halls will be sent 
with our second announcement.
This time the Sociolinguistic Society in Sofia is not able to sponsor any 
participants neither from Eastern Europe nor from Bulgaria regarding travel 
expenses, hotel accommodation, and registration fee.

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Message 2: CLC3 First Call

Date: Fri, 10 Dec 1999 16:52:31 +0000
From: Cathal Doherty <>
Subject: CLC3 First Call



12-14 MAY, 2000.

Invited Speakers include:

Prof. Stephen R. Anderson,
Yale University

Prof. Jim McCloskey,
University of California, Santa Cruz


The Third Celtic Linguistics Conference will be held at University
College Dublin, from 12-14 May 2000. In conjunction with Trinity
College Dublin, it is probable that a special parasession on the
acquisition of Celtic languages will occur in addition to the general
conference. (Expressions of interest in the acquisition section would
be welcome at the e-mail address below).

Abstracts for the general conference (on all aspects of theoretical
research on the Celtic languages) are now invited. Please submit 4
copies of an anonymous 1 page abstract for a 45 minute talk (30+15),
with an index card indicating name and contact details. An extra page
for data may be appended.

Electronic submissions (in Microsoft Word, Mac or PC) are also welcome.
Please send to:

The deadline for receipt of abstracts for the general conference is


For further information, please consult:

or e-mail
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