LINGUIST List 11.2526

Thu Nov 23 2000

Calls: Romance linguistics, Balkan linguistics

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  1. Luis Lopez-Carretero, Romance linguistics
  2. Alexander Rusakov, Balkan linguistics

Message 1: Romance linguistics

Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2000 17:08:16 -0600
From: Luis Lopez-Carretero <>
Subject: Romance linguistics



University of Illinois - Chicago

April 19-22, 2001

MAIN SESSION: All areas of Romance linguistics: phonology, morphology,
syntax, semantics, SLA/bilingualism, historical linguistics.

Keynote speakers:	

W. Leo Wetzels (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam)

Maria-Luisa Zubizarreta (University of Southern California)

PARASESSION: "Language in Context: sociolinguistics and pragmatics of
the Romance languages."

Keynote speaker:	

Ricardo Otheguy (CUNY, Graduate College)

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks plus 10 minutes for
discussion. Authors are asked to send six (6) copies of an anonymous
abstract and one additional copy with the author's name and affiliation
(the latter will be reproduced in the Meeting Handbook if the abstract
is accepted for presentation). Abstracts should not be more than two
pages long (including examples and references) in 12-point type.
Margins should be at least one inch wide (or 2.5 cm).

	Additionally, include a 3''x 5'' abstract submission card with printed
paper title, name of author(s), affiliation(s), address, phone number
and e-mail address.

	Submissions are limited to a maximum of one individual and one joint
abstract per author. Faxed or e-mail submissions cannot be accepted. To
facilitate the review process, please (i) write Main Session or
Parasession on the envelope and (ii) if the abstract is for the main
session, write the main area on the top-right corner of the abstract.

	Preference will be given to presentations not duplicated at other
major conferences (e.g. CLS, LSA, NELS, WCCFL etc). Authors are asked
to indicate prior or planned presentations of their papers on the
abstract submission card.

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: December 8, 2000.

Organizing committee: Rafael N��ez-Cede�o (coordinator), Richard
Cameron, James Compton, Luis L�pez, Graciela Reyes, Bill VanPatten. We
can be contacted by e-mail at by phone: (312) 996-3235, or
by fax: (312) 413-1044. Our web site provides
information about travelling into Chicago, housing, weather, etc.

Send abstracts to:

LSRL XXXI Organizing Committee

Department of Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese (M/C 315)

University of Illinois, Chicago

601 South Morgan St.

Chicago, Illinois 60607-7117
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Message 2: Balkan linguistics

Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 16:30:11 +0300 (MSK)
From: Alexander Rusakov <>
Subject: Balkan linguistics

First Announcement

The Institute for Linguistic Research
(Russian Academy of Sciences) is organizing an
international conference "ACTUAL TRENDS OF THE BALKAN
BALKAN LINGUISTIC ATLAS" and the second workshop of the
Commission on the Balkan linguistics of the International
Committee of Slavists.

The conference will be held on May, 29-30, 2001 in
St.Petersburg (Russia)

The organizing committee:
Andrey N. Sobolev, chair, The Institute for Linguistic
Research of Linguistics (Russian Academy of Sciences),
Institut fuer Slawische Philologie, Uni Marburg
Helmut. W. Schaller, Institut fuer Slawische Philologie, Uni
Alexander Yu. Rusakov, The Institute for Linguistic
Research of Linguistics (Russian Academy of Sciences)
Alvina V. Zhugra, The Institute for Linguistic Research
of Linguistics (Russian Academy of Sciences)


The deadline for submission of abstracts (in English, German, French
or Russian; max 400 words) is January 15, 2001. Please submit your
abstract by e-mail to the following addresses:, The abstract should be included in the
body of the message.

You may also send your abstract by ordinary mail to the adresses:
Institut fuer Slawische Philologie, Uni Marburg, Wilhelm-Roepke-Str. 6
D, PD Dr. Andrej Sobolev or Institute of Linguistics, Tuchkov per. 9,
St.Petersburg, Russia Participants will be notified about acceptance
by February 1, 2001.
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