LINGUIST List 11.2565

Tue Nov 28 2000

Calls: UK Lang Variation/Change, Storytelling/Americas

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  1. Ros Temple, Third UK Language Variation and Change Conference
  2. Irene Blayer, Storytelling in the Americas

Message 1: Third UK Language Variation and Change Conference

Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2000 12:03:35 +0000 (GMT)
From: Ros Temple <ramt1york.ac.uk>
Subject: Third UK Language Variation and Change Conference



THIRD UK LANGUAGE VARIATION CONFERENCE

Call for papers

The third UK Language Variation Conference will take place at the
University of York from July 19th to 22nd 2001. This series of meetings
was inaugurated at the University of Reading in 1997 and aims to provide a
forum in the United Kingdom where the focus will be on the quantitative
study of language variation and change. Proposals are invited for
20-minute contributions (plus 10 minutes� discussion) on topics falling
within the proposed focus area. Abstracts (max. 500 words) should be sent
within the text of an email to uklvc3york.ac.uk, stating author�s name,
address (electronic and postal) and institutional affiliation. Deadline
for submission of abstracts: January 31st, 2001. All abstracts will be
refereed and replies will be sent out by April 1st, 2001.



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Dept of Language and Linguistic Science,
University of York,				ramt1york.ac.uk
Heslington,					direct:	 + 44.1904.432671
York YO1 5DD					dept sec: + 44.1904.432650
England / Lloegr				fax: 	 + 44.1904.432673


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Message 2: Storytelling in the Americas

Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2000 15:37:05 -0500 (EST)
From: Irene Blayer <icswww.brocku.ca>
Subject: Storytelling in the Americas




 Storytelling in the Americas Conference

 Second Call for Papers



 August 30 to September 1, 2001
 Brock University
 St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

 (keynote speaker: Mario Valdes, University of Toronto)


 Call for Papers


We welcome the submission of abstracts for 20-minute talks. Papers
accepted for presentation will be considered for an independent
volume. Submissions must address the issue of storytelling in the
Americas. Specific areas of inquiry include, but are not limited to
the following:



 Aboriginal Studies Literary Studies
 Audience and Reader's Response Myth
 Children's Narratives Oral Traditions
 Cinema Power and Language
 Ethnolinguistics Semiotics
 Gender Testimonial Narratives


The deadline for receiving abstracts is December 15, 2000. Acceptance
of your paper for presentation implies a commitment on your part to
register and attend the conference. Notification of acceptance will be
sent out on March 2, 2001. Only one individual and one joint abstract
per author will be accepted. Send 3 copies of a 250 word
abstract. (Submissions by e-mail are also encouraged. Abstracts sent
via e-mail should be in Microsoft Word or RTF file format.) Include
the title of the paper on the abstract, but not the names. Papers may
be given in English, French, Portuguese or Spanish. Please include a
cover page with the following:

 author's name(s) and affiliation(s)
 title of presentation
 mailing address
 e-mail address
 fax number

Abstracts should be sent to either contact below.

 Storytelling in the Americas
 c/o Dr. Mark Anderson
 Dept. of History
 Brock University
 St. Catharines, Ontario
 Canada L2S 3A1
 e-mail: mandersospartan.ac.brocku.ca

 Storytelling in the Americas
 c/o Dr. Irene Blayer
 Dept. of French, Italian and Spanish
 Brock University
 St. Catharines, Ontario
 Canada L2S 3A1
 e-mail: blayerspartan.ac.brocku.ca

 OR

 icswww.BrockU.CA

 OR

Fax: 905-688-2789, attention: Irene Blayer, Department of French,
Italian and Spanish

Note: The independent volume from the 1999 conference (Storytelling:
_Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Perspectives_ published by Peter
Lang) will be available.

URL of this document:
http://www.brocku.ca/storytelling/callforpapers.htm
 Conference questions: icswww.BrockU.CA
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