LINGUIST List 12.2617

Sun Oct 21 2001

Calls: Optimality Theory, Psycoloquy

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  1. phans, South West Optimality Theory (SWOT)
  2. PSYCOLOQUY (Electronic Journal), Psycoloquy electronic journal

Message 1: South West Optimality Theory (SWOT)

Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2001 15:02:32 -0500 (CDT)
From: phans <>
Subject: South West Optimality Theory (SWOT)

2002 Texas Linguistic Society Conference
South West Optimality Theory (SWOT)

Stress in Optimality Theory (parasession)
March 1-3, 2002
The University of Texas at Austin

Call for Papers
SWOT is a conference of leading scholars from universities in the 
Southwest Area of the US working within the framework of Optimality 
Theory. The aim of TLS 2002 is to present a forum, where scholars from 
these universities share research within OT, and also to discuss and 
make proposals on OT analyses of stress in phonology.

We invite abstracts on original, unpublished work on stress in optimality 

Invited Keynote Speakers

Bruce Hayes (UCLA)
Megan Crowhurst (UT Austin)

We invite anonymous abstracts for twenty-minute talks followed by 10 
minute discussion. Abstracts should be related to stress within the 
framework of Optimality Theory. Abstracts must not exceed one page in 
length (11 point font, 1 inch margins in all directions). A second page is 
allowed for data and references. Authors may submit at most one 
individual and one joint abstract. Joint abstracts should designate one 
address for communication with TLS.

Abstract Submissions
Only E-mail submission of abstracts will be accepted. They must be 
submitted as attachments to an e-mail message. They may not be 
contained with the body of a message. The body of the message should 
include all information listed in 1-5 below. 

Author Information
1. Name(s) of author(s)
2. Title of paper
3. Affiliation(s)
4. E-mail address(es)
5. Postal address(es)

Please use 'Abstract' as the Subject header.
Abstracts must be submitted in one of the following formats:

Word attachment
pdf attachment
No other formats will be accepted. 

Electronic submissions should be sent to the TLS 2002 e-mail address:

Important Dates
Deadline for submission of abstracts: December 1, 2001
Notifications of acceptance: January 20, 2002

Further Information
Visit our web site for more information:
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Message 2: Psycoloquy electronic journal

Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 09:12:40 +0100 (BST)
From: PSYCOLOQUY (Electronic Journal) <>
Subject: Psycoloquy electronic journal


PSYCOLOQUY is a refereed international, interdisciplinary electronic
journal sponsored by the American Psychological Association (APA) and
indexed by APA's PsycINFO and by Institute for Scientific Information.

PSYCOLOQUY publishes target articles and peer commentary in all areas
of psychology as well as cognitive science, neuroscience, behavioral
biology, artificial intelligence, robotics/vision, linguistics and


Further information is available on the Psycoloquy website:

Instructions for authors may be found at:

Below is a list of other recently published PSYCOLOQUY treatments that
are currently undergoing Open Peer Commentary:

 Navon, D. (2001), The Puzzle of Mirror Reversal: A View From
 Clockland. Psycoloquy 12 (017)

 Kramer, D. & Moore, M. (2001), Gender Roles, Romantic Fiction and
 Family Therapy. Psycoloquy 12 (024)

 Sherman, J. A. (2001), Evolutionary Origin of Bipolar Disorder
 (EOBD). Psycoloquy 12 (028)

 Overgaard, M. (2001), The Role of Phenomenological Reports in
 Experiments on Consciousness. Psycoloquy 12 (029)

 Crow, T. J. (2000) Did Homo Sapiens Speciate on the Y Chromosome?
 Psycoloquy 11 (001)

 Margolis, H. (2000) Wason's Selection Task with A Reduced Array
 Psycoloquy 11 (005)

 Place, U. T. (2000) The Role of the Hand in the Evolution of
 Language Psycoloquy 11 (007)

 Green, C. D. (2000) Is AI the Right Method for Cognitive Science?
 Psycoloquy 11 (061)

 Reifman, A. (2000) Revisiting the Bell Curve Psycoloquy 11 (099)


 Balfour, D. (2001), The Role of Mesolimbic Dopamine in Nicotine
 Dependence. Psycoloquy 12(001)

 Le Houezec, J. (2001), Non-Dopaminergic Pathways in Nicotine
 Dependence. Psycoloquy 12 (002)

 Oscarson, M. (2001), Nicotine Metabolism by the Polymorphic
 Cytochrome P450 2A6 (CYP2A6) Enzyme: Implications for
 Interindividual Differences in Smoking Behaviour. Psycoloquy 12

 Sivilotti, L. (2001), Nicotinic Receptors: Molecular Issues.
 Psycoloquy 12 (004)

 Smith, G. & Sachse, C. (2001), A Role for CYP2D6 in Nicotine
 Metabolism? Psycoloquy 12 (005)

 Wonnacott, S. (2001), Nicotinic Receptors in Relation to Nicotine
 Addiction. Psycoloquy 12 (006)


 Ben-Ze'ev, A. (2001), The Subtlety of Emotions. Psycoloquy 12

 Miller, G. F. (2001), The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped
 the Evolution of Human Nature. Psycoloquy 12 (008)

 Bolton, D. & Hill, J. (2001), Mind, Meaning & Mental Disorder: The
 Nature of Causal Explanation in Psychology & Psychiatry.
 Psycoloquy 12 (018)

 Zachar, P. (2001), Psychological Concepts and Biological
 Psychiatry: A Philosophical Analysis. Psycoloquy 12 (023)

 Praetorius, N. (2001), Principles of Cognition, Language and
 Action: Essays on the Foundations of a Science of Psychology.
 Psycoloquy 12 (027)

 Carstairs-McCarthy, A. (2000) The Origins of Complex Language
 Psycoloquy 11 (082)

 Storfer, M. D. (2000) Myopia, Intelligence, and the Expanding Human
 Neocortex Psycoloquy 11 (083)

 Tenopir, C. & King, D. W. (2000) Towards Electronic Journals:
 Realities for Scientists, Librarians, and Publishers Psycoloquy 11

 Sheets-Johnston, M. (2000) The Primacy of Movement Psycoloquy 11
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