LINGUIST List 12.2748

Sat Nov 3 2001

Calls: Foreign & 2nd Lang Education, General Ling

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  1. Julie Belz, my posting on a call for papers
  2. Jeanie Castillo, please post: WAIL call for papers

Message 1: my posting on a call for papers

Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2001 12:33:19 -0500
From: Julie Belz <>
Subject: my posting on a call for papers

Dear Colleagues,

The journal 

Language Learning & Technology

is seeking submissions for a Special Issue on Telecollaboration.

Telecollaboration is defined as the application of global 
communication networks within foreign and second language education.

The editors are primarily interested in the following themes:

* Theoretical research on telecollaborative projects
* Cross-cultural and cross-linguistic studies of telecollaborative
* Ethnographic investigations of telecollaboration
* Investigations focusing on differences in internet communication
tools as used in telecollaborative partnerships, e.g. email
discussion, chat, knowledge forum/threaded discussion, and
* Meta-commentaries on organizational aspects of telecollaboration
* Social and institutional dimensions of telecollaborative
* Theoretically-informed dialogues between instructors in
telecollaborative partnerships

Please send a 250-word abstract to Julie Belz at by
Nov. 15, 2001.

Full manuscripts due by May 15, 2002.

Full Call for Papers:

Best wishes, Julie Belz

Julie A. Belz
Assistant Professor of German and Applied Linguistics
Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures;
Program in Linguistics and Applied Language Studies;
Affiliate, Center for Language Acquisition
The Pennsylvania State University
311 Burrowes Building
University Park, PA 16802
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Message 2: please post: WAIL call for papers

Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2001 11:48:12 -0800 (PST)
From: Jeanie Castillo <>
Subject: please post: WAIL call for papers

Santa Barbara, CA
April 26-28, 2002

The Linguistics department at the University of California, Santa
Barbara announces its fifth annual Workshop on American Indigenous
Languages (WAIL), which provides a forum for the discussion of
theoretical and descriptive linguistic studies of indigenous languages
of the Americas.

Anonymous abstracts are invited for talks on any topic in linguistics.
Talks will be 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for discussion.
Individuals may submit abstracts for one single and one co-authored
paper. Abstracts should be 500 words or less and can be submitted by
hard copy or email.

For hard copy submissions, please send five copies of your abstract
and a 3x5 card with the following information: (1) name; (2)
affiliation; (3) mailing address; (4) phone number; (5) email address;
(6) title of your paper.

Send hard copy submissions to:
 Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
 Department of Linguistics
 University of California, Santa Barbara
 Santa Barbara, CA 93106

Email submissions are encouraged. Include the information from the
3x5 card (above) in the body of the email message with the abstract as
an attachment. Please limit your abstracts to the following formats:
PDF, RTF, or Microsoft Word document.

Send email submissions to:

Notification of acceptance will be by email by February 15, 2002.

General Information: Santa Barbara is situated on the Pacific Ocean
near the Santa Ynez mountains. The UCSB campus is located near the
Santa Barbara airport. Participants may also choose to fly into LAX
airport in Los Angeles which is approximately 90 miles south of the
campus. Shuttle buses run between LAX and Santa Barbara. Information
about hotel accommodations will be posted on the web.

For further information contact the conference coordinator at or (805) 893-3776 or check out our website
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