LINGUIST List 10.303

Wed Feb 24 1999

Calls: ESSLLI-99, Sociolinguistics symposium

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  1. Wiebe van der Hoek, ESSLLI-99 & agents
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Message 1: ESSLLI-99 & agents

Date: Wed, 24 Feb 1999 08:19:14 +0100 (MET)
From: Wiebe van der Hoek <wiebecs.uu.nl>
Subject: ESSLLI-99 & agents


REMINDER OF THE DEADLINE (March 15!) OF PAPERS FOR ESSLLI-workshop on

 Foundations and Applications of Collective Agent Based Systems (CABS)
 =====================================================================

 Workshop held in the section 'Computation' as part of the

 'Eleventh European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information'

 ESSLLI-99

 August 16-20, 1999, Utrecht, The Netherlands

PROGRAM COMMITTEE:

 Wiebe van der Hoek (Utrecht University)
 John-Jules Meyer (Utrecht University)
 Cees Witteveen (Delft University)
 Mike Wooldridge (University of London) 

INVITED SPEAKER:

 Christiano Castelfranchi, University of Siena


To obtain further information about the workshop, please go to 
http://pds.twi.tudelft.nl/cabs/esslli_99.htm
The ESSLLI-99 home page is at http://esslli.let.uu.nl/

Kind regards,

Wiebe van der Hoek
Computer Science Department
Utrecht University, The Netherlands
http://www.cs.uu.nl/people/wiebe/
wiebecs.uu.nl
Phone 31 30 253 3599
Fax 31 30 251 3791
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Message 2: Sociolinguistics Symposium

Date: Wed, 24 Feb 1999 13:12:59 -0500 (EST)
From: Treffers-Daller, Jeanine <Jeanine.Treffers-Dalleruwe.ac.uk>
Subject: Sociolinguistics Symposium


UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND, BRISTOL (UWE, Bristol) CENTRE FOR
EUROPEAN STUDIES (CES), FACULTY OF LANGUAGES AND EUROPEAN STUDIES
(LES) & SCHOOL OF SOCIOLOGY, FACULTY OF ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
(ESS)

Sociolinguistics Symposium 2000
The Interface between Linguistics and Social Theory

27-29 April 2000

CALL FOR PAPERS
 
The Sociolinguistics Symposium 2000 is the thirteenth meeting of the
Sociolinguistics Symposium which meets once every two years. This
conference will focus primarily on the Interface between Linguistics
and Social Theory, and it is hoped the meeting will contribute to
further cooperation between the two disciplines. The conference
welcomes papers from a range of different subject areas such as:
language variation and change, language and gender, language and the
media, discourse analysis, languages in contact, creole linguistics,
intercultural communication, language and migration, social
stratification of language, language development and other related
topics.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS 

Professor Jack Chambers (Toronto): Leaders and laggers in the
diffusion of changes Professor David Corson (Toronto) Critical
Realism: An Emancipatory Social Philosophy for Sociolinguistics
Professor Pieter Muysken (Leiden): Radical Modularity and the
Possibility of SocioLinguistics Professor Shana Poplack (Ottawa): The
Social Context of Linguistic Variation (working title) Professor Ruth
Wodak (Vienna): Does Sociolinguistics need Social Theory? New
Perspectives in Critical Discourse Analysis

PROVISIONAL TITLES OF COLLOQUIA

 Language, Nationalism and Minority Rights
 Multilingualism and Migration
 Intercultural Communication
 Language Contact along the Language Frontier
 Discourse
. Language and Gender

Suggestions for other colloquia are welcome (see deadline for applications on the back of this page).


COMMITTEE 

Professor Michael Scriven (Dean,LES,UWE, Bristol) 
Professor Alison Assiter (Dean, ESS,UWE, Bristol) 
Mr Felix Bihlmeier (Associate Dean (Resources), LES, UWE, Bristol) 
Dr Susan Price (Associate Dean (Academic Affairs) of LES, UWE, Bristol) 
Dr Carmen Arnaiz (UWE, Bristol) 
Mrs Kate Beeching (UWE, Bristol) 
Mr John Bird (UWE, Bristol) 
Professor Jim Coleman (University of Portsmouth) 
Professor Nikolas Coupland (University of Cardiff) 
Dr Aidan Coveney (University of Exeter) 
Dr Helmut Daller (UWE, Bristol) 
Professor Roy Harris (University of Oxford)
Dr Stephen May (University of Bristol) 
Dr Tom Osborne (University of Bristol)
Dr Mark Sebba (University of Lancaster) 
Dr Sali Tagliamonte (University of York) 
Dr Jeanine Treffers-Daller (UWE, Bristol) 
Mr Jem Thomas (UWE, Bristol) 
Dr Glyn Williams (University of Wales at Bangor)

DEADLINES

 The deadline for proposals of colloquia is: 1 June 1999.
 
 The deadline for submission of abstracts is: 1 September 1999.

Abstracts are welcomed for oral presentation (20 mins + 10 mins
discussion) or poster presentation. Please send 4 hard copies, one of
which contains your name and address, as well as an electronic version
(Rich Text Format) of the abstract to the address given below.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

More information about the conference programme, the venue and the
general organisation of the event can be found either on our website:
http://www.uwe.ac.uk/facults/les/research/sociling2000.html

or at our addresses/numbers below:

Jessa Karki/Jeanine Treffers-Daller
Centre for European Studies (CES)
Faculty of Languages and European Studies
University of the West of England, Bristol
Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane
Bristol, BS16 1QY, UK
E-mail:Jessa.Karkiuwe.ac.uk (administrative matters) 
	Jeanine.Treffers-Dalleruwe.ac.uk (academic affairs)
Tel: ++ 44 117 976 3842, ext 2724, Fax: ++44 117 976 2626



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