LINGUIST List 10.846

Fri Jun 4 1999

Calls: "Questions", Phonetic Sciences

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  1. Dr Karl Simms, "Questions" Announcement and Final Call
  2. XIVth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, icphs99 update

Message 1: "Questions" Announcement and Final Call

Date: Thu, 20 May 1999 14:50:24 +0100 (BST)
From: Dr Karl Simms <knsimmsliverpool.ac.uk>
Subject: "Questions" Announcement and Final Call


This email contains information about the 'The 2nd International
Conference of the North-West Centre for Linguistics' on QUESTIONS, to
be held at the University of Liverpool on the 12 - 14 November 1999.

Please note that the deadline for receipt of 250-word abstracts has
been extended until the 29th of May 1999.

This information can also be accessed at our conference website via
http://www.liv.ac.uk/~ssharief/questions/index.html

The conference will be held in the Foresight Centre:
http://www.liv.ac.uk/foresight
___________________________________________________________________

QUESTIONS
The 2nd International Conference 
of the
North-West Centre for Linguistics
12 - 14 November 1999
Liverpool, United Kingdom

hosted jointly by 
THE UNIVERSITY of LIVERPOOL
and
THE NORTH-WEST CENTRE FOR LINGUISTICS 
sponsored by
THE LINGUISTICS ASSOCIATION OF GREAT BRITAIN

Following the success in 1998 of the first International Conference of
the North-West Centre for Linguistics, on the theme of NEGATION, we
now invite you to the Second International Conference, to be held at
the University of Liverpool on the theme of QUESTIONS.

Suggestions for papers on all aspects of Questions are welcome. We
invite offers of papers on the semantics, syntax, phonetics, phonology
and pragmatics of Questions, as well as on their role in spoken and
written discourse.

Papers will be of 25 minutes' duration followed by 10 minutes for
discussion; a selection of the proceedings will be published.

Please send abstracts (250 words) as e-mail attachment (plain text,
Word 6.0 whenever possible) to arrive not later than 29th of May 1999
to:
mollliv.ac.uk;
or hard copy to:
Questions Conference, English Department, University of Liverpool,
P.O. Box 147, Liverpool L69 3BX, UK.

Notification of acceptance will be given by the 30th of June 1999.


Plenary Speakers 
Professor Malcolm Coulthard (Birmingham University)
Professor Carlos Gussenhoven (Nijmegen)
Professor Jim Higginbotham (Somerville College, Oxford)
Professor Ruth Kempson (S.O.A.S., London)

Venue
The conference will be held at the Foresight Centre, 1 Brownlow
Street, Liverpool L69 3GL, Tel. (0151) 794 8060 (further information
can be accessed via the website: http://www.liv.ac.uk/foresight ). The
Centre is located in the university campus, a short walk from the city
centre, shops and public transport.

Accommodation
The following hotels have been contacted and a special price to the
delegates who identify themselves has been agreed; all conference
delegates should make their own reservations.

The Adelphi Hotel		B & B single room accommodation	#43 inc VAT
1 Lime Street 
Tel. 0151 709 7200		Fax: 0152 708 0743

The Gladstone Hotel		B & B single room accommodation	#35 inc VAT
3, Lord Nelson St.
Tel. 0151 709 7050		Fax: 0151 709 2193

The Feathers Hotel		B & B single room accommodation	#36.50 inc 
121, Mount Pleasant VAT
Tel. 0151 709 9655		Fax: 0151 707 1402

Aachen Hotel 			B & B single room accommodation	#26 inc VAT
89-91, Mount Pleasant	
Tel. 0151 709 3477		Fax: 0151 709 1126

Registration Fee
The registration fee of #75 (waged) and #40 (students/unwaged)
covers the conference fee, refreshments, wine reception and buffet
lunches. One day fee is #40 per day.
The conference dinner on Saturday the 13th of November at the Adelphi
Hotel is optional and costs #18 (soft drinks and one glass of wine
included).

Payment should be made by cheque or bankers draft in sterling or euro
drawn on a UK bank account and made payable to 'The University of
Liverpool'. Receipt will be sent once the registration form and
payment have been received.

For further information contact:
N\233lia Scott, tel 44(0)151 794 2564, fax 44(0)151 7942 739,
nelialiverpool.ac.uk, or:
Maureen Molloy, tel 44(0)151 794 2771, fax 44(0)151 794 2739, mollliv.ac.uk.
http://www.liv.ac.uk/~ssharief/questions/index.html
http://www.liv.ac.uk/foresight

Please print out and complete the booking form below and send it with
payment to:
Questions Conference, English Department, University of Liverpool, P.O. Box
147, Liverpool L69 3BX, UK.

Name:		_________________________________________________________
Affiliation:	_________________________________________________________
Address:	_________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________
Phone ______________ Postcode _______________ Country __________________
Fax ________________________e-mail Address _____________________________

Registration Fee
Full price #75 (waged) students/unwaged #40
Day fee #40 per day 				Sub total: #_________________

Conference Dinner # Saturday 13th November 1999
I wish to attend the Conference Dinner: #16 			 #
Please state any dietary requirements, e.g., vegetarian 	 #
__________________________________________	 #
 Sub total: #________________
						Grand total: #________________


Nell 
AELSU, Department of English
University of Liverpool
Liverpool, L69 3BX
FAX 0151 794 2739
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knsimmsliverpool.ac.uk
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Message 2: icphs99 update

Date: Wed, 26 May 1999 13:01:57 -0700
From: XIVth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences <icphs99trill.linguistics.berkeley.edu>
Subject: icphs99 update

ICPhS99 UPDATE

		The XIVth International Congress 
		of Phonetic Sciences is scheduled
		for August 1-7 in San Francisco

The schedule of presentations is on the web. We will soon include a
complete program.

Seats for our banquet are beginning to fill up. If you would like
to participate in enjoying good food and a cruise around San Francisco
Bay, sign up now!

Rooms at the conference site, the Cathedral Hill Hotel, are also
beginning to fill. Reserve a room now at the most convenient hotel
for one of the best rates in San Francisco.

Also remember that seats on the Wednesday excursions are limited.
You can tour the Wine Country, the Monterey Bay Area, Sausalito and
Francisco and the East Bay, hike the Dipsea Trail,
walk through San Francisco with a guide, or visit Point Reyes.

We are pleased to announce our invited plenary speakers: Francis
Nolan and Louis Pols, scheduled to talk at the Monday session and
Hideki Kasuya, Winifred Strange, and Ian Maddieson, scheduled to speak
at the Saturday plenary session.

Our next registration deadline is fast approaching. Register by
June 15 to avoid paying onsite registration fees.

If you are a student, you can volunteer to help at the Congress in
exchange for registration fees. We need about 40 people, and we
accept volunteers on a first come, first serve basis. You can email
us for more information.


For further information, visit our website at:
http://trill.berkeley.edu/ICPhS
http://trill.berkeley.edu/ICPhS/, or write to
icphs99trill.linguistics.berkeley.edu.

The schedule of presentations, listed by abstract number, is on the
web! Presentation guidelines have been posted as well.


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14th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences
 San Francisco, CA
	 August 1-8, 1999
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Ashlee Bailey, Executive Assistant,
ICPhS99
University of California
Department of Linguistics
1203 Dwinelle 
Berkeley, CA 94720-2650
USA
icphs99trill.linguistics.berkeley.edu



http://trill.linguistics.berkeley.edu/ICPhS/ 

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