LINGUIST List 12.26

Mon Jan 8 2001

Calls: Modern Lang Linguistics, Western Conf on Ling

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  1. Kleanthes K. Grohmann, Web Journal of Modern Language Linguistics
  2. Richard A. Wright, Western Conference on Linguistics - WECOL 2001

Message 1: Web Journal of Modern Language Linguistics

Date: Mon, 01 Jan 2001 15:47:22 -0500
From: Kleanthes K. Grohmann <>
Subject: Web Journal of Modern Language Linguistics


(ISSN: 1461-4499)

has been re-launched and is now available again at

where past issues can be viewed.

We have a new editorial team:
* Nigel Armstrong, Department of French, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2
9JT, UK.

* Kleanthes K. Grohmann, Department of Linguistics, 1401 Marie Mount Hall,
University of Maryland, College Park,
MD 20742, USA.

* Patrick Honeybone, Department of English, Edge Hill, St. Helens Road,
Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 4QP.

* Nils Langer, Department of German, University of Bristol, Bristol, BS8
E-mail: Nils

* Jonathan West, Department of German Studies, School of Modern Languages,
University of
Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU.

Issue 4-5 / 1999-2000 contains:
 1.Verb valency - an attempt at conceptual clarification.
 Klaus Fischer, London Guildhall University

 2.The representation of compounds and phrases in the mental lexicon:
 evidence from Chinese
 Yi-ching Su, University of Maryland

 3.Hedging your bets - the use of yo in face-to-face interaction
 Miranda Stewart, Strathclyde University

 4.Answering back in Old High German
 John Flood, University of London

 5.The Expression of Passive Sense in Non-Finite Forms in English and
 John Partridge, University of Kent

and the usual complement of reviews.

We are now accepting contributions for Issue 6 (2001). As a first step,
please send papers to one of the editorial board as an e-mail attachment in
Word or as RTF, using the author-date system of referencing and a minimum
of formatting. Upon initial acceptance, we will ask you for two anonymous
paper copies for refereeing purposes.
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Message 2: Western Conference on Linguistics - WECOL 2001

Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2001 13:47:44 -0800 (PST)
From: Richard A. Wright <>
Subject: Western Conference on Linguistics - WECOL 2001

Announcing the WECOL 2001 call for Papers!

Papers are welcome from all areas of linguistics including Syntax,
Semantics, Phonetics, Phonology, and Sociolinguistics. In addition to the
regular sessions two special sessions are being organized:

Spanish Linguistics (organized by Ellen Kaisse
Native American Linguistics (organized by Sharon Hargus

Richard Wright, Assistant Professor
WECOL organizer
University of Washington
Department of Linguistics
Box 354340
Seattle, WA 98195-4340
WECOL 2001

The Western Conference on Linguistics will be held this year
at the University of Washington in Seattle from
Friday, October 26 through Sunday, October 28, 1996.

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks in all areas of linguistics.
Abstracts should be anonymous, and should be no longer than one page,
with margins of at least 1 inch, in a typeface no smaller than 11
point. An additional page with examples and references may be
appended. Please provide 6 anonymous copies of the abstract and 1 copy with
the author's name and affiliation. A separate index card should contain
the following information:

 title of paper
 appropriate subfield
 author's name
 telephone number (optional)
 e-mail address

The deadline for receipt of abstracts is Wednesday, May 23, 2001.
Abstracts should be sent to the following address:
WECOL 2001
Department of Linguistics
University of Washington
Box 354340
Seattle, WA 98195-4340

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