LINGUIST List 10.607

Tue Apr 27 1999

Calls: Socioling Symposium, Multilingual Corpora

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  1. Treffers-Daller, Jeanine, Sociolinguistics Symposium
  2. Bernhard Schroeder, Multilingual Corpora/Computational Linguistics

Message 1: Sociolinguistics Symposium

Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 12:46:34 -0400 (EDT)
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

1. Investigating Linguistic Variation and Change from a Dialect Contact 
Perspective
Convenor: Lesley Milroy (University of Michigan),E-mail: amilroyumich.edu

2. Sociolinguistics and Integrationism
Convenor: Roy Harris, E-mail: roy.harrismodern-languages.oxford.ac.uk

3. Network Analyses in a Multilingual Environment
Convenors: Piet Van de Craen & Ann-Sophie D\146hondt (VUB,Brussels)
E-mail: piet.van.de.craenvub.ac.be

4. Language, Nationalism and Minority Rights
Convenor: Stephen May (University of Bristol), E-mail: steve.maybris.ac.uk
							
5. Intercultural Communication in Organisations. Shaping the Interface
between Theory and Practice, Convenors: Helmut Daller (UWE, Bristol)
and Jan ten Thije (Chemnitz),E-mail: helmut.dalleruwe.ac.uk,
jan.tenthijephil.tu-chemnitz.de

6. Language, Culture and Ethnicity in the 21st Century Convenors:
Joanna Helck\233(UWE, Bristol) & Tope Omoniyi (Thames Valley University),
E-mail: joanna.helckeuwe.ac.uk, sky_omoniyihotmail.com

7. Language Contact at the Romance-Germanic Language Border Convenor:
Jeanine Treffers-Daller (UWE, Bristol) & Roland Willemyns (VUB,
Brussels),E-mail: jeanine.treffers-dalleruwe.ac.uk,
roland.willemynsping.be

Suggestions for other colloquia are welcome (see deadline for
applications on the back of this page and our website for further
details).

COMMITTEE 

Professor Michael Scriven,UWE, Bristol; Professor Alison Assiter,UWE,
Bristol; Mr Felix Bihlmeier,UWE, Bristol; Dr Susan Price, 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

\183 The deadline for proposals of colloquia is: 1 June 1999.
 
\183 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: ss2000uwe.ac.uk
Tel: ++ 44 117 976 3842, ext 2724, Fax: ++44 117 976 2626
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Message 2: Multilingual Corpora/Computational Linguistics

Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 16:20:13 +0200
From: Bernhard Schroeder <B.Schroederuni-bonn.de>
Subject: Multilingual Corpora/Computational Linguistics

Reminder: CfP GLDV '99


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 "Multilingual Corpora: Encoding, Structuring, Analysis"



The 11th Annual Meeting of the Society for Computational Linguistics 
and Language Technology (GLDV) will take place in July 8-10, 1999. 

Main topic: "Multilingual Corpora: Encoding, Structuring, Analysis".

The meeting will be hosted by the Institute of Comparative Linguistics 
of Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitaet, Frankfurt am Main (Germany).


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 C A L L F O R P A P E R S

Papers can be offered for plenary sessions as well as sessions of the
Special Interest Groups (Arbeitskreise) of GLDV. Papers that are NOT
related to the main topic (e.g. Computational Linguistics, Language 
Technology, Linguistic Data Processing, etc.). are ALSO welcome!

Extended abstracts must be sent in by April 30 via mail to

 titusem.uni-frankfurt.de

 * Size: 2-3 pages (2000 words maximum);
 * Format: RTF, HTML, ASCII.

The program committee will decide about acceptance of the papers on 
May 28, 1999.

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For details go to: 

 http://titus.uni-frankfurt.de/curric/gldv99e.htm


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