LINGUIST List 11.2044

Tue Sep 26 2000

Calls: Japanese Linguistics, Bilingualism

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  1. Ken Hiraiwa, The 3rd Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics (FAJL3) at MIT
  2. Treffers-Daller, Jeanine, 3rd International Symposium on Bilingualism

Message 1: The 3rd Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics (FAJL3) at MIT

Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2000 21:36:39 -0400
From: Ken Hiraiwa <hiraiwaMIT.EDU>
Subject: The 3rd Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics (FAJL3) at MIT


MIT Conference: The 3rd Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics 
 (FAJL3)

First Announcement

 The Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics organizing 
committee is pleased to announce that the Department of Linguistics 
and Philosophy at MIT will host the 3rd Formal Approaches to 
Japanese Linguistics conference (FAJL3), on May 18-20, 2001 at MIT. 
Noam Chomsky is one of our invited speakers (other speakers TBA).

 Call for Abstracts will go out in late October 2000, with the 
deadline of around mid January 2001. Proceedings of the conference 
will be distributed by the MIT Working Papers in Linguistics (MITWPL).

 Date : May 18-20, 2001 at MIT
 Call-for-Abstract : late October, 2000
 Deadline of submission: mid January, 2001
 Inquiries : hiraiwaMIT.EDU
 Webpage : http://web.mit.edu/linguistics/www/FAJL3
 (not yet available)

FAJL3 Organizing Committee:

Bridget Copley
Maria Cristina Cuervo
Daniel Harbour
Ken Hiraiwa 
Shin Ishihara
Conny Krause
Ora Matushansky
Shigeru Miyagawa
Liina Pylkkanen
Norvin Richards
Shogo Suzuki
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Message 2: 3rd International Symposium on Bilingualism

Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2000 10:44:08 +0100 (BST)
From: Treffers-Daller, Jeanine <Jeanine.Treffers-Dalleruwe.ac.uk>
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 
(LES)
University of the West of England, Bristol

ACADEMIC ORGANISING COMMITTEE

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
(UWE)

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

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
* Multilingual literacies

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
posters.
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.

HOW TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS
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 2000.

SCHOLARSHIPS

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.

TRAVELFUND
A limited travel fund for delegates from Third World
Countries will also be made available. More information can
be obtained shortly from the website.

All further information (about Colloquia, Registration and
Accommodation) can be obtained from the website.
http://www.uwe.ac.uk/facults/les/research/bilingual/frames.html
email: ISBERGuwe.ac.uk

Address:
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
Email: Jeanine.Treffers-Dalleruwe.ac.uk
"University of the West of England"


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