LINGUIST List 11.2098

Sun Oct 1 2000

Calls: Kentucky Foreign Lang, Bilingualism

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  1. Anna Bosch, Linguistics Sessions - Kentucky Foreign Language Conference (KFLC)
  2. Treffers-Daller, Jeanine, 3rd International Symposium on Bilingualism

Message 1: Linguistics Sessions - Kentucky Foreign Language Conference (KFLC)

Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2000 15:19:59 -0400
From: Anna Bosch <>
Subject: Linguistics Sessions - Kentucky Foreign Language Conference (KFLC)


Kentucky Foreign Language Conference -- Linguistics Sessions
April 19-21, 2001
Lexington, Kentucky 

Deadline for submission of abstracts: November 10, 2000

The 54th annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference will be held at the
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, April 19-21, 2001. The conference
will include sessions devoted to theoretical linguistics, sociolinguistics,
and applied linguistics. 

Papers will be 20 minutes in length, followed by a 10-minute discussion
period. Proposals of no more than two pages in length should be sent,
preferably via email, by November 10th to:
Prof. Anna Bosch
1215 Patterson Office Tower
Lexington KY 40506-0027
fax: 859-323-1072

As always, graduate students are encouraged to submit abstracts. 

Further information may be obtained at

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Message 2: 3rd International Symposium on Bilingualism

Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2000 10:16:10 +0100 (BST)
From: Treffers-Daller, Jeanine <>
Subject: 3rd International Symposium on Bilingualism

LAST 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
* 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
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 2000.

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.

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.

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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