LINGUIST List 11.1960

Sat Sep 16 2000

Calls: Spanish Quantitative, Bilingualism

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  1. David Eddington, Spanish Quantitative
  2. Treffers-Daller, Jeanine, 3rd International Symposium on Bilingualism

Message 1: Spanish Quantitative

Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2000 07:48:30 -0500
From: David Eddington <>
Subject: Spanish Quantitative

Quantitative Studies of the Spanish Language

Second Call

Manuscripts are being solicited for possible inclusion in a special edition
of _Linguistics: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the Language Sciences_.
The special edition will contain quantitative studies of the Spanish
language in the areas of psycholinguistics, corpus linguistics,
computer-based language simulations (such as connectionism), experimental
studies, and other quantitative approaches to Spanish linguistics. The
style required by the journal is available at:

Please note, however, that submissions should be mailed to:

David Eddington, Associate Professor
P.O. Box 181
Mississippi State, MS 39762
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Message 2: 3rd International Symposium on Bilingualism

Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2000 13:12:51 +0100 (BST)
From: Treffers-Daller, Jeanine <>
Subject: 3rd International Symposium on Bilingualism

CALL for papers: deadline 1 October 2000
Third International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB3)
18-20 April 2001
Local Organisers/venue
Centre for European Studies (CES), Faculty of Languages and European Studies 
University of the West of England, Bristol


Professor Colin Baker (Wales/Bangor), Kate Beeching (UWE),
Felix Bihlmeier (UWE), Dr Helmut Daller (UWE),
Dr Margaret Deuchar (Wales/Bangor), Professor Ullrich Kockel (UWE), 
Dr Nicholas Miller (Newcastle),
Professor Li Wei (Newcastle), Dr Stephen May (Bristol),
Dr Susan Price (UWE), Professor Michael Scriven (UWE),
Professor Gisela Shaw (UWE), Dr Jeanine Treffers-Daller


Professor Jim Cummins (Toronto)
Dr Ton Dijkstra (Nijmegen)
Professor Nancy Hornberger (Pennsylvania)
Professor Juergen Meisel (Hamburg)
Professor Suzanne Romaine (Oxford)


The conference organisers welcome papers from Theoretical,
Sociolinguistic and Psycholinguistic approaches to Bilingualism, for
example on issues such as the following:

� Language Minorities and Minority Languages
� Language Contact
� Code-switching
� Bilingual First Language Acquisition
� Bilingual Cognitive Processing
� Language Policy
� Trilingualism
� Language Maintenance, Language Shift
� Intercultural Communication
� Elite Bilingualism
� Creole Linguistics
� Endangered Languages

Deadline: 1 October 2000
Abstracts can be submitted as part of a colloquium (2-4
hour slot of papers around a topic), or individually for
parallel sessions or posters.
Due to the large number of contributions anticipated, the organisers may
decide to accept a relatively high proportion of papers as
The criteria for selection will be: originality,
significance to the development of the field, lucidity.
Please see How to Submit Proposals section for further
details. All submissions will be reviewed anonymously by
members of the committee during September and October 2000.

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) on a PC formatted disk, of the abstract to the
address given below.
Please ensure that you save your work in a format readable
by a Windows based PC. We are unable to read Apple
Macintosh formatted disks or files.

Please do NOT send abstracts by email or fax.

Format of Abstracts
Font: 12 pts Roman
Title: centred and bold
Author(s): under the title, with affiliation in parentheses

Please provide full address details, email on a separate page.

PLEASE NOTE: Papers need not be related to a colloquium.
Papers can relate to any topic as specified under the call
for papers. There is room for many individual papers in
special paper sessions, unrelated to the colloquia.

Notification of acceptance
The Academic Committee will study the abstracts in October 2000
and authors will be notified at the beginning of November 20


A limited number of scholarships are available, on a competitive
basis, for PhD students whose papers are accepted at
ISB3. Scholarships will cover registration only. Travel and
accommodation costs are not covered. Please see How to Submit
Proposals. If you wish to apply for a scholarship please enclose a
supporting letter indicating this and a letter from your institution
confirming your student status. Applications must be received by 1
October 2000.

All further information (about Colloquia, Registration and
Accommodation) can be obtained from the website.

Third International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB3)
University of the West of England
Faculty of Languages and European Studies
Coldharbour Lane
Bristol BS16 1QY
Great Britain

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Treffers-Daller, Jeanine
"University of the West of England"
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