LINGUIST List 11.2269

Thu Oct 19 2000

Calls: Chicago Ling Society, Language Acquisition

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  1. Sylvain Neuvel, Chicago Linguistic Society: CLS 37
  2. GALA 2001, Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition 2001, Portugal

Message 1: Chicago Linguistic Society: CLS 37

Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2000 18:21:57 -0400
From: Sylvain Neuvel <>
Subject: Chicago Linguistic Society: CLS 37

CLS 37
April 19-21, 2001
The University of Chicago

This call for papers is also available on our website at:

Invited Speakers:
Shanley Allen, Mark Aronoff, Eve V. Clark,
Bernard Comrie, Michael Fortescue, Igor A. Mel'cuk,
Marianne Mithun, Frederick J. Newmeyer and Jerrold M. Sadock

Sumbission deadline: February 9, 2001
Notification: March 10, 2001
Paper deadline: May 21, 2001

General Session

We invite original unpublished work on any topic of general

Invited speakers:
* EVE V. CLARK, Stanford University
* IGOR A. MEL'CUK, Universit´┐Ż de Montr´┐Żal

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The Parasessions:
The parasessions will run concurrently with the General
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April 19th
Functionalism and Formalism in Linguistic Theory

The aim of this panel is to discuss the various approaches
that have come to
be known as "functionalist" and "formalist." We hope to
explore the
assumptions that guide and shape these perspectives and
clarify the goals of

Invited speakers:
* MARIANNE MITHUN, University of California, Santa Barbara
* FREDERICK J. NEWMEYER, University of Washington

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April 20th
Languages of the Arctic

This panel is designed to be a forum for current issues in
linguistics of
the Arctic region. We welcome papers from all areas of
including descriptive, theoretical, and sociolinguistic

Invited speakers:
* SHANLEY ALLEN, Boston University
* MICHAEL FORTESCUE, University of Copenhagen
* JERROLD M. SADOCK, University of Chicago

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April 21st
The Autonomy of Morphology

The status of morphology in grammar has been widely
contested. This panel
looks to stimulate debate regarding the independence of
morphology and the
ways in which it interacts with other components of grammar.

Invited speakers:
* MARK ARONOFF, State University of New York at Stony Brook
* BERNARD COMRIE, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary

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We encourage proposals from diverse theoretical frameworks
and welcome
papers from related disciplines, such as Anthropology,
Cognitive Science,
Computer Science, Literature, Philosophy, and Psychology.

Papers presented at the conference will be published in the
Proceedings, and authors who present papers agree to provide
copy (not to exceed 15 pages) by May 21, 2001. Presentations
will be
allotted 20 minutes with an additional 10 minutes for

We ask that you make your abstract as specific as possible.
Include a
statement of your topic or problem, your approach, and your
Please send 10 copies of an anonymous one-page (8 1/2" x
11", unreduced)
abstract. The reverse side of the page may be used for data
and references

Along with the abstract send a 3"x5" card listing:
1. paper title;
2. session (General, Parasession);
3. for general session abstracts only, subfield, viz.,
Discourse Analysis,
Historical Linguistics, Morphology, Philosophy and
Methodology of
Linguistics, Phonetics, Phonology, Pragmatics,
Psycholinguistics, Semantics,
Sociolinguistics, or Syntax;
4. name(s) of author(s);
5. affiliation(s) of author(S);
6. e-mail address to which notification of acceptance or
rejection should be
7. primary author's office and home phone numbers;
8. primary author's e-mail address, if available.

An author may submit at most one single and one joint
abstract. In case of
joint authorship, one address should be designated for
communication with
CLS. Please send abstracts to:

CLS 36 Abstracts Committee
1050 East 59th Street, Cl. 314-A
Chicago, IL 60637

Abstracts must be received by 4:00 p.m., February 9, 2001.
We may be
contacted by e-mail at

We strongly encourage submission by e-mail. Please use the
subject header
"Abstract + author's last name", and include all the author
information (1-8
above) in the body of the e-mail. Electronic submissions may
be sent to

Abstracts should be sent as an attachment to your e-mail.
PDF and PostScript
files should have all fonts embedded. With the exception of
SIL IPA fonts,
please include any non-standard fonts that you use
(including all non-SIL
IPA phonetic and mathematical fonts). If you send your
abstract in any
format other than plain text, please allow for time to solve
any technical
difficulties that may arise. Acceptable formats are (in a
descending order
of preference):

1. Plain text
2. Microsoft Word
3. Claris

Acknowledgment of receipt will be via e-mail. If you cannot
use e-mail,
please make note of this and provide us with your postal

We will not accept faxed abstracts.

Notification of acceptance will be sent via e-mail by March
17, 2000.

Registration Fees: Before April 6, 2001; $20 for students,
$40 for
non-students; After April 7, 2001; $25 for students, $50 for

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Message 2: Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition 2001, Portugal

Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2000 22:43:19 +0100
From: GALA 2001 <>
Subject: Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition 2001, Portugal


GALA 2001
Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition
Palmela, Portugal
14-16 September 2001

Universidade de Lisboa, Universidade Nova de Lisboa & Associacao Portuguesa
de Linguistica

Information available at:

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