LINGUIST List 10.838

Fri Jun 4 1999

Calls: Western Conf on Ling, Topic & Focus in Chinese

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  1. GRANT GOODALL, Extended deadline for WECOL
  2. Haihua Pan, Ph.D, International Symposium on Topic and Focus in Chinese

Message 1: Extended deadline for WECOL

Date: Wed, 2 Jun 1999 19:25:34 -0600 (MDT)
From: GRANT GOODALL <ggoodallmail.utep.edu>
Subject: Extended deadline for WECOL


The deadline for receipt of abstracts for the Western Conference on
Linguistics has been extended to JUNE 10. The revised Call for Papers
follows:


				WECOL 99
		 Western Conference on Linguistics
		 The University of Texas at El Paso
			 October 28-31, 1999


 		 CALL FOR PAPERS

			 Keynote Speakers

			 Frederick Newmeyer
			University of Washington

			 Michael Hammond
			University of Arizona

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks in all areas of linguistics.
Abstracts must be no more than one page (including data and
references), single-spaced and in at least 12-point type (10-point for
examples), with one-inch margins on all sides. All submissions must
include the following:

	* five anonymous copies of the abstract
	* one copy of the abstract with author's name and affiliation
	* one 3x5 card with name, affiliation, address, phone number,
 e-mail address and paper title

Deadline for receipt of abstracts is June 10, 1999.

Send abstracts to:
	
		WECOL Abstract Committee
		Department of Languages and linguistics
		The University of Texas at El Paso
		El Paso, Texas 79968

Fax and e-mail submissions will not be accepted. An individual may
submit at most one single and one co-authored paper.	

Notification of acceptance/rejection will occur by early July.

For more information e-mail WECOLUTEP.EDU or visit the conference website
at http://www.utep.edu/wecol				
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Message 2: International Symposium on Topic and Focus in Chinese

Date: Thu, 03 Jun 1999 09:46:39 +0800
From: Haihua Pan, Ph.D <cthpancityu.edu.hk>
Subject: International Symposium on Topic and Focus in Chinese




INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON TOPIC AND FOCUS IN CHINESE

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

CALL FOR PAPERS

We are pleased to announce that 'International Symposium on Topic and
Focus in Chinese' will be held at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
in late June or early July 2000. The date will be announced as soon as
the details are finalized. The symposium is jointly organized by the
Linguistic Society of Hong Kong and Department of Chinese and
Bilingual Studies at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks (with 10 minutes for
discussion) in all areas of research on topic and focus from any
theoretical perspectives with special emphasis on Chinese or Chinese
in comparison with other languages. Areas of interest include, but are
not limited to, syntax, semantics, phonology, and language
acquisition. Papers from interdisciplinary areas are encouraged.

Abstracts may be written in Chinese or English and should be no more
than one standard size page (A4 or letter size) in length. Abstracts
should be in at least 12-point type with margins of at least 1-inch,
single-spaced. Please provide four copies of an anonymous abstract and
one camera-ready original with the name(s) of author(s) and
affiliation. Along with the abstract send a 3" x 5" card listing: (1)
title of the paper, (2) name(s) of the author(s), (3) affiliation(s),
(4) mailing address, and (5) email address. Submissions are limited to
a maximum of one individual and one joint abstract per author.

Abstracts should be sent to the following address. Email and fax
submissions cannot be accepted.

International Symposium on Topic and Focus in Chinese
Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon
HONG KONG

Deadline for receipt of abstracts is December 31, 1999. Notification
of acceptance will be sent by email by March 15, 2000. A selection of
papers will be considered for publication after the symposium.

Inquiries can be addressed to 'ctswtangpolyu.edu.hk'. For more
information, visit our website at
http://www.polyu.edu.hk/~cbs/conference.htm

Dingxu Shi and Sze-Wing Tang
on behalf of the Organizing Committee,
International Symposium on Topic and Focus in Chinese
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