LINGUIST List 11.915

Fri Apr 21 2000

Calls: Asian Digital Library, *torquere* journal

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  1. Secretariat of ADL2000, Asian Digital Library (ADL2000)
  2. Caroline L Rieger, New interdisciplinary journal

Message 1: Asian Digital Library (ADL2000)

Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2000 14:32:23 +0900
From: Secretariat of ADL2000 <>
Subject: Asian Digital Library (ADL2000)

 == CALL FOR PAPERS - First Announcement ==

The Third International Conference of Asian Digital Library

ADL2000, the third International Conference of Asian Digital Library
will be held in Seoul, Korea from December 6 to 8, 2000. This
conference follows the previous successful conferences held in Hong
Kong in 1998 and Taipei in 1999. The goal of this conference is to
share and disseminate information and knowledge about current issues
regarding digital library research and technology.

* Proposals for papers are solicited describing mainly the flowing topics;

 Agent Technology
 Authoring and Scripting
 Collaborative Research
 Digital Library Testbed Systems
 Document Models
 Economic Issues and Billing Mechanisms
 Human-Computer Interaction
 Intellectual Property, Protection, Security and Privacy
 Knowledge Representation including Domain and User Models
 Knowledge Integration
 Searching, Browsing, Filtering and Personalization
 Semantic and Systems Interoperability
 Resource Discovery and Management
 Standards and Protocols
 Telecommunications and Networking
 Multimedia Libraries
 Sensor Data Stores and Libraries
 User Workspaces
 Case studies

Special emphasis will be given towards reports on experiences and open
problems with available running systems or technology for digital
libraries. ADL2000 will continue to provide a forum for discussing
applications of DL concepts and techniques especially reflecting Asian
Culture in the areas of:
 Digital Earth
 Digital Sky
 Digital Law
 Digital Art
 Digital Music
 Integrating Digital Technology into Traditional Libraries
 Socio-Economic Impacts
 Geospatial Information
 Medical Applications
 Social and Natural Sciences

** Submissions **

 - Papers must be written in English and in any case should
 they Not exceed 5000 words. The first page must include the
 title, author name and affiliation, an abstract
 and keywords.
 - Papers can be submitted in one electronic form (PDF, Microsoft Word
 or Postscript) or five hard copies. Papers including special
 characters should be submitted by all means in hard copies.
 - The proceedings will be prepared jointly by Korea Advanced
 Institute of Science and Technology and Korea Database Promotion
 Center. A selected number of papers will be considered for
 publication in the International Journal on Digital Libraries.
 - Papers should be submitted to the following address:
 ���� An electronic copy:
 ���� Five hard copies: Mr. Ho Nam Choi
 Team Leader of Information Development Team
 Digital Science Library, Korea Advanced
 Institute of Science and Technology 373-1
 Kusong-dong, Yusong-gu, Taejon 305-701
 - If you have any questions, you can e-mail them to

Important dates

 - Due Date for all the proposals: July 15, 2000
 - Notification of acceptance: September 15, 2000
 - Camera-ready copy: October 30, 2000

** Organization **

ADL2000 is jointly organized by Korea Advanced Institute of Science
and Technology (KAIST) and Korea Database Promotion Center (KDPC) in
cooperation with Korean Library Association, Korea Information Science
Society (SIG-Korean Language Computing), Korean Society for
Information Management, Korea Research and Development Information
Center, Korea Industrial Information Society. This conference is
sponsored by Ministry of Information and Communication, Ministry of
Science and Technology, Chosun Ilbo, Maeil Business Newspaper, The
Electronic Times,

Korea Economic Daily, Advanced Information Technology Research Center

- General Chairs

 Yong Rae Kwon, Director of Digital Science Library, KAIST, Korea
 Too Young Lee, President of Korea Library Association, Korea
 Hsinchun Chen, University of Arizona, USA

[ Program Committee ]

- Program Co-Chairs

 Key-Sun Choi, KAIST, Korea
 Shigeo Sugimoto, ULIS, Japan
 Jerome Yen, CUHK, HK

- Program Committee Members

 Christine Borgman, UCLA, USA
 Hye Rhan Chang, Sangmyung Univ., Korea
 Hsueh-hua Chen, NTU, Taiwan
 Li-feng Chien, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
 Han Suk Choi, Mokpo National Univ., Korea
 Suk Doo Choi, Ewha Womens Univ., Korea
 Schubert Foo, NTU, Singapore
 Edward Fox, Virginia Tech, USA
 Richard K. Furuta, Texas A&M, USA
 Stephane Grumbach, INRIA, France
 Jieh Hsiang, National Chi-nan Univ., Taiwan
 Soon Joo Hyun, ICU, Korea
 Shunji Ichiyama, NEC, Japan
 Masakazu Imai, NAIST, Japan
 Tohru Ishida, Kyoto Univ., Japan
 Tetsuya Ishigawa, ULIS, Japan
 Yahiko Kambayashi, Kyoto, Japan
 Sung Hyuk Kim, Sookmyung Womens Univ., Korea
 Young Man Ko, Sungkyunkwan Univ., Korea
 Chang Soon Lee, Kyungsan Univ., Korea
 Chang-qing Li, Peking Univ., China
 Yuji Matsumoto, NAIST, Japan
 Cliff Mcknight, Iboro, UK
 Paul Miller, UKOLN, UK
 Sung Bin Moon, Yonsei Univ., Korea
 Sung Hyun Myaeng, Chungnam National Univ., Korea
 Christos Nikolauo, Univ. of Crete& ICS&FORTH, Greece
 Keizo Ooyama, NACSIS, Japan
 Yen-jen Oyang, NTU, Taiwan
 Edie Rasmussen, Univ of Pittsburg, USA
 Eun Gyoung Seo, Hansung Univ., Korea
 Ingeborg Solvberg, Norwegian Univ. of Sci & Tech, Norway
 Shiwei Tang, Peking Univ., China
 Howard Wactlar, CMU, USA
 Shiwen Xu, China National Library, China
 Christopher C. Yang, CUHK, HK
 Dongqing Yang, Peking Univ., China
 Sun Hee Yun, Hanyang Univ., Korea

[ Organizing Committee ]

- Organizing Chair

 Suk Doo Choi, President of Korean Society for Information Management,

- Organizing Committee Members

 Jun Woo Lee, Korea Database Promotion Center, Korea
 Young Wha Cho, Korea Research and Development Information Center,
 Yongseu Kim, Korea Industrial Information Society, Korea
 Ho Nam Choi, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology,
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Message 2: New interdisciplinary journal

Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2000 09:03:41 -0600
From: Caroline L Rieger <>
Subject: New interdisciplinary journal

Dear Fellow Linguists,

A dear colleague of mine asked me to inform the linguistic community about
a new interdisciplinary journal.

Caroline L. Rieger

Here is his announcement: 


Journal of the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Studies Association / Revue de la
Soci�t� canadienne des �tudes lesbiennes et gaies

Call for Submissions 

Issues 2 (2000) and 3 (2001)

torquere warmly invites submissions of completed scholarly papers or
creative writing to be published in our forthcoming issues

Aims and Scope

torquere seeks to publicize scholarly and creative work on topics
concerning queer aspects of Canada and its social, political, material, and
textual culture, or on queer topics outside Canadian Studies by scholars
conducting queer research in Canada. We welcome a diversity of approaches
from a wide spectrum of areas - from Sociology, History, Political Science, Anthropology, Education, the Sciences, Business, Law,
English, French, Modern Language Studies, Cultural Studies, Native
Studies, Women's Studies, Philosophy, Drama, Film and Media Studies,
Religious Studies, Religion, Music and the Fine Arts. torquere also
welcomes previously unpublished creative writing and visual art by and
about Canadian queer, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered
people. We are particularly interested in work that seeks to play with
conventional forms and genres in ways that are innovative and

Information for Contributors

Submissions may be written in English or French. Please send scholarly
submissions in triplicate to the editor (John L. Plews, Editor,
torquere, Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, 200
Arts, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, Canada T6G 2E6 / e-mail: Essays should follow the MLA format outlined in
the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (Fifth Edition). We
require footnotes, not endnotes. Preference will be given to
manuscripts between 15 and 25 pages. Please send creative submissions
- poetry, short prose, photography, cartoons - in triplicate to
John L. Plews, Editor, torquere, Department of Modern Languages and
Cultural Studies, 200 Arts, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, Canada
T6G 2E6 / e-mail: Creative submissions must not
exceed 12 pages. Manuscripts should not have been published
previously. Authors of accepted manuscripts will be expected to
forward a copy of their work saved to disk (WordPerfect 8 or 9, IBM
formatted) along with one hard copy. Because all submissions are
refereed blind, please include a cover note giving your name, address,
telephone and fax numbers, email address, and the title of your
work. Please include an SASE.

Subscription Information

torquere is published annually. Members of the CLGSA receive torquere with
their membership. Subscription rates are as follows: $40.00 (CDN) per year
for regular members; $20.00 (CDN) per year for students; $75.00 (CDN) per
year for institutions. For more information about membership with the CLGSA
please contact the association's treasurer (Robert W. Gray,
Secretary/Treasurer, CLGSA/SCELG, 354-1755 Robson Street, Vancouver BC,
Canada V6G-2B7 / e-mail: torquere is a member of CELJ,
the Conference of Editors of Learned Journals, and CALJ, the Canadian
Association of Learned Journals. torquere is also able to offer reasonable
advertising rates.

John L. Plews (University of Alberta)
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