LINGUIST List 11.373

Mon Feb 21 2000

Calls: Romance Corpus Ling, Athabaskan Lang

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  1. Claus Pusch, Romance Corpus Linguistics:1st Freiburg Workshop, Germany
  2. S. Hargus, Athabaskan Lang and Prosody Workshop

Message 1: Romance Corpus Linguistics:1st Freiburg Workshop, Germany

Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2000 01:10:50 +0100
From: Claus Pusch <>
Subject: Romance Corpus Linguistics:1st Freiburg Workshop, Germany


Spoken Language Corpora: State of the Art, Projects, and New

organized by the Department of Romance Languages of Albert-Ludwigs

Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany), October 6th / 7th 2000


The Freiburg workshop is intended to bring together linguists who are
working on corpora of Romance languages or using spoken data for their
research. Contributions may include:

- theoretical and methodological reflections on issues such as
collecting, transcribing, publishing and analysing spoken language

- presentation of current or recent corpus projects and tools for
analysing electronic corpora

- presentation of the results of recent research on varieties of
Romance, for which spoken language corpora were used.

The relevant information on paper submission, conference fee, travel and
accomodation is available on the workshop's web page at 
Please note, however, that due to late publication of our conference
announcement in some sources, the deadline for the submission of paper
proposals (initially fixed on February 25th 2000) has been extended
until MARCH 17th 2000. Abstracts may be sent by e-mail (plain text or
attached WORD or HTML file) to <>.

For further information please contact:

Claus D. Pusch
Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet, Romanisches Seminar
Werthmannplatz 3, D-79085 Freiburg im Breisgau
Fax +49 / 7 61 / 2 03 31 95
E-mail <>
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Message 2: Athabaskan Lang and Prosody Workshop

Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2000 11:34:26 -0800 (PST)
From: S. Hargus <>
Subject: Athabaskan Lang and Prosody Workshop

Call for papers

1. Workshop on Athabaskan Prosody: Tone, stress, tone-stress
interaction, prosody-morphology interaction will take place Friday,
June 9, 2000 Invited speakers include: Jeff Leer, Siri Tuttle, Bill
Poser, and John Alderete.

2. Athabaskan Language Conference will take place Saturday and
Sunday, June 10-11, 2000. This year's conference will feature a
multi-media fair.

Both events will be held in Smithers or Moricetown, British Columbia,

Abstracts are currently being accepted for 20-minute presentations on
any aspect of the Athabaskan languages: linguistics, pedagogy,
language maintenance, lexicography, language and culture, etc. Please
send a 1-page abstract to Sharon Hargus by May 1, 2000. Abstracts may
be submitted by e-mail (, FAX (206 685-4263),
or regular mail (Sharon Hargus, University of Washington, Department
of Linguistics, Box 354340, Seattle WA 98195-4340). Include your
name, institution, address, e-mail address, and phone or FAX, and
desired length of presentation. One-page abstracts must be
accompanied by a 50-word version, which will be posted on the
conference web site. Abstracts for multi-media presentations should
also specify format of presentation and equipment needed.

Conference organizing committee: Margaret Anderson, Darlene
Glaim-Buchholz, Sharon Hargus, George Holland, Victor Jim, Antonia
Mills, Lillian Naziel, Patience Pederson, Doris Rosso

A conference web site has been set up at: 

Funding for Conference and Workshop provided by University of
Northern British Columbia, University of Washington, and Kyah Wiget
Education Society. This financial assistance is gratefully

A hard copy call for papers will be mailed out within the week.

Sharon Hargus Department of Linguistics (206) 685-4263
 University of Washington FAX (206) 685-7978
 Box 354340 
 Seattle WA 98195-4340
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