LINGUIST List 10.617

Wed Apr 28 1999

Calls: Lang Development, Semantics/Pragmatics/Spanish

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  1. Sarah Howell, Boston U Conference on Lang Development
  2. Javier Gutierrez-Rexach, Semantics and pragmatics of Spanish

Message 1: Boston U Conference on Lang Development

Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 11:32:17 -0400 (EDT)
From: Sarah Howell <scathbu.edu>
Subject: Boston U Conference on Lang Development

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			The 24th Annual 
Boston University Conference on Language Development
			Call for Papers

		November 5, 6 and 7, 1999 

Keynote Speaker: Elissa Newport, University of Rochester
Plenary Speaker: Stephen Crain, University of Maryland

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	FIRST AND SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

All topics in the field of language acquisition will be fully considered, 
including:

	Bilingualism				Literacy & Narrative
	Cognition & Language		Neurolinguistics
	Creoles & Pidgins			Pragmatics
	Discourse				Pre-linguistic Development
	Exceptional Language		Signed Languages
	Input &Interaction	 		Sociolinguistics
	Language Disorders			Speech Perception &
Production
	Linguistic Theory (Syntax, Semantics, Phonology, Morphology,
Lexicon)

Abstracts submitted must represent original, unpublished research. 
Presentations will be 20 minutes long, plus 10 minutes for questions.

Please submit:

	1) ten copies of an anonymous, clearly titled 450-word summary 
	 for review. Include word count at the bottom of the page.

	2) one copy of a 150-word abstract for use in the conference 
	 program book if your abstract is accepted. If your paper is 
	 accepted, this abstract will be scanned into the conference 
	 handbook. No changes in title or authors will be possible 
	 after acceptance. Include word count at the bottom of the
page.

	3) for EACH author, one copy of the information form printed 
	 at the bottom of this sheet. 

Please include email address or a self-addressed, stamped postcard for 
acknowledgment of receipt. Notice of acceptance or rejection will be sent
to the first author by early August. Pre-registration materials and 
preliminary schedule will be available in late August, 1999. 

All authors who present papers at the conference will be invited to 
contribute their papers to the Proceedings Volumes. Those papers will 
be due in January, 2000.

Note: All conference papers will be selected on the basis of abstracts 
submitted. Although each abstract will be evaluated individually, we 
will attempt to honor requests to schedule accepted papers together 
in group sessions.

DEADLINE: All submissions must be received by May 14, 1999. 
 
Send submissions to:

	Boston University
	Conference on Language Development
	704 Commonwealth Ave., Suite 101
	Boston, MA 02215 U.S.A.

	Telephone: 	(617) 353-3085
	e-mail: 	langconflouis-xiv.bu.edu

(We regret that we cannot accept abstract submissions 
	by fax or e-mail.)

Information regarding the conference may be accessed at 
http://web.bu.edu/LINGUISTICS/APPLIED/conference.html

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Author Information Form (fill out one form completely for EACH author)

Title:

Topic area:					Audiovisual requests:

Full name:					Affiliation:

Current address:			Summer address if different, and
dates:





Current email:				Summer email:
Current phone number:			Summer phone if different:

* To accommodate as many papers as possible, we reserve the right to limit 
each submitter to one first authorship and if circumstances warrant, to
limit 
each submitter to two papers in any authorship status.

* If your paper is not one of the 90 initially selected for presentation,
please 
indicate whether you would be willing to be considered as an alternate.
(If you 
indicate that you are willing to be considered, this does not commit you
to 
accepting alternate status if it should be offered to you.)

_____ Yes, consider me as an alternate if necessary
_____ No, please do not consider me as an alternate

Please indicate how you received the 1999 Call for Papers: 

____ email/electronic	___surface mail	____word of mouth

Please indicate how you wish to receive the 2000 Call for Papers: 

____email/electronic	___surface mail	____ both



__________________________________________________________________

Catherine Howell		BU Program in Applied Linguistics
scathbu.edu
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Message 2: Semantics and pragmatics of Spanish

Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 09:42:54 -0400 (EDT)
From: Javier Gutierrez-Rexach <gutierrez-rexach.1osu.edu>
Subject: Semantics and pragmatics of Spanish


CALL FOR PAPERS


INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
SEMANTICS AND PRAGMATICS OF SPANISH

to be held at the Ohio State University (Columbus),
November 6, 1999.


The conference attempts to bring together researchers interested in the
areas of 
Spanish semantics and pragmatics to discuss the foundations of these
disciplines, potential points of interaction/divergence, empirical
analyses of Spanish, and contrastive issues with respect to other
Iberian/Romance languages. The conference is essentially interdisciplinary
(formal and applied presentations are invited). 
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Some of the topics to be considered are the following:
(i) Current theoretical trends and their applications to Spanish: Relevance
Theory, Discourse Representation Theory, Dynamic Semantics, Generalized
Quantifiers, Cognitive Semantics, etc.
(ii) Interfaces with other linguistic components: syntax, phonology
(intonation), etc.
(iii) The analysis of discourse markers
(iv) Clauses in discourse
(v) Negation, quantification, mood 
(vi) Declaratives and non-declaratives


Abstracts

Abstracts are invited for 20 min. presentations (followed by 10min discussion)
The deadline for submission of abstracts (in Spanish or English; max 500 words)
is June 20, 1999. Please submit your abstract by e-mail to the following
addresses:

 gutierrez-rexach.1osu.edu
 ebustossr.uned.es 
 
E-mail submissions are strongly recommended. Include the following
information with your abstract: author's name, affiliation, address, phone,
fax and e-mail address.

If, however, you send your abstract by ordinary mail, please provide an
e-mail address as a contact address. 

Participants will be notified about acceptance by July 15, 1999.


For further information, please contact the members of the organizing committee:

Javier Gutierrez-Rexach
Dept. of Spanish & Dept. of Linguistics
The Ohio State University
266 Cunz Hall
1841 Millikin Road
Columbus, OH 43201-1229
USA
Phone: (614) 292-1533
Fax: (614) 292-7726
E-mail: gutierrez-rexach.1osu.edu

Eduardo de Bustos Guadano
Dept. of Logic and Philosophy of Science
UNED
P. Senda del Rey, s/n
28040 Madrid
SPAIN
Phone: (91) 398-6931
Fax: (91) 398-6677
E-mail: ebustossr.uned.es
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Javier Gutierrez-Rexach
Dept. of Spanish & Dept. of Linguistics
The Ohio State University
266 Cunz Hall
1841 Millikin Road
Columbus, OH 43201-1229

Phone: (614) 292-1533
Fax: (614) 292-7726
E-mail: gutierrez-rexach.1osu.edu

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