LINGUIST List 11.406

Sun Feb 27 2000

Calls: Afroasiatic Lang, Michigan Linguistics Society

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  1. Jacqueline Lecarme, Conference on Afroasiatic Languages (CAL 5)
  2. Peter J. Binkert, Michigan Linguistics Society

Message 1: Conference on Afroasiatic Languages (CAL 5)

Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2000 18:16:32 +0000
From: Jacqueline Lecarme <>
Subject: Conference on Afroasiatic Languages (CAL 5)



 June 28-30, 2000
 Paris, FRANCE


Invited Speakers:

Alec Marantz, MIT
Mohand Guerssel, UQAM
Richard Hayward, SOAS


The `Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle' URA 1028 CNRS-Universite de
Paris 7 is hosting the Fifth International Conference on Afroasiatic
Languages (CAL5). The aim of the Conference is to promote research in
theoretical linguistics in relation to Afroasiatic languages. The
editorial committee hopes to undertake the publication of a collection
of papers based on the presentations at the colloquium, a sequel to the
volumes entitled 'Studies in Afro-Asiatic Grammar' (Holland Academic
Graphics, 1996) and `Studies in Afro-Asiatic Grammar 2' (John Benjamins,
in press).

Abstracts are invited for thirty minutes talks in all areas of syntax,
morphology and phonology. Abstracts should be no less than one page and
may not exceed two pages (500-1000 words). All abstracts will be
anonymously reviewed. Please send three anonymous copy of the abstract
and one copy with the name of author(s) and institution(s). Include a
card containing the following information: name of author(s), title of
the paper, address and affiliation, phone number, fax and e-mail
address. Since we intend to post the abstracts on the conference
website, we strongly encourage submission by e-mail.

Abstracts must be received by March 1, 2000.

Send all material to:

Fifth Conference on Afro-asiatic Languages
Selection Committee
c/o J. Lecarme
250, rue A. Einstein
06560 Sophia Antipolis
Tel:(+33)(0)4 93 95 41 75
Fax:(+33)(0)4 93 65 29 05

Expected notification date: 15 April 2000

Jean Lowenstamm <>
Jacqueline Lecarme <>

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Message 2: Michigan Linguistics Society

Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2000 13:55:50 -0500 (EST)
From: Peter J. Binkert <>
Subject: Michigan Linguistics Society


Annual Meeting of the Michigan Linguistic Society

Saturday, November 4, 2000
Oakland University
Rochester, Michigan

Keynote Speaker: To be announced.

Abstracts are invited in all areas of linguistics for the Annual Meeting
of the Michigan Linguistic Society. Presentations will be fifteen minutes
in length plus five minutes for discussion.

Abstract submission guidelines:
* Abstracts should be limited to 500 words excluding references.
* The title of the abstract should appear at the top of the abstract
 and the author's name, abstract title, affiliation and email address
 should appear on a separate page.
* Abstracts should be submitted by email to as a
 Word or WordPerfect file or Postscript attachment.
* Abstracts may also be submitted in hard copy form by faxing three
 copies to the attention of MLS Abstract Review Committee at
 248-370-3144 or mailing three copies to MLS 2000, Department of
 Linguistics, Oakland University, Rochester MI 48309-4401
* Deadline for receipt of abstracts is September 15, 2000.

Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously, and notification of acceptance
will be sent by October 15, 2000. Registration and conference information
will appear on the website of the Linguistics Department at Oakland

For further information about Oakland University, including a campus map,

Hope to see you all in November,


Peter J. Binkert, Chair 
Department of Linguistics
Oakland University
Rochester, MI 48309-4401

248-370-2175 (voice)
248-370-3144 (fax)
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