LINGUIST List 12.2806

Thu Nov 8 2001

Calls: Second Language Research,Computational Ling UK

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  1. SLRF 2002, Second Language Research Forum
  2. J R Elliott, Final call for CLUK papers

Message 1: Second Language Research Forum

Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2001 22:17:05 -0500
From: SLRF 2002 <>
Subject: Second Language Research Forum

The Graduate Students in the Second Language Education Program in the
Modern Language Centre, The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education,
University of Toronto are proud to host the next meeting of the Second
Language Research Forum.

 Interfaces with Second Language Research
 October 3-6 2002
 Toronto, Canada

- Invited Speakers--
Lily Wong Fillmore (University of California Berkeley)
Zoltan D�rnyei (University of Nottingham)
Roy C. Major (Arizona State University)

- Invited Panel--
Speakers from the First Meeting
Diane Larsen-Freeman (University of Michigan)
Thomas Scovel (San Francisco State University)
Merrill Swain (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/Univ. of Toronto)
Marjorie Wesche (University of Ottawa)

We are also pleased to announce a Best Student Abstract Award!!

We are inviting abstracts of no more than 400 words, for papers and
posters in either English or French, on research and theory in second
language acquisition including research which represents interfaces
between SLA and other disciplines.

Deadline for Submission: March 1st 2002

Please visit the SLRF2002 website for a detailed call for papers and
additional information at:
or contact us at:
 SLRF 2002 -Modern Language Centre
 OISE/University of Toronto
 252 Bloor Street West
 Toronto, Ontario M5S 1V6 Canada

SLRF Organizers
Do-Hee Jung (University of Toronto, Linguistics)
Usman Erdosy (OISE/UT, MLC) 
Sylvie Lamoureux (OISE/UT, MLC)
Christian Elia (OISE/UT, MLC)

OCTOBER 3-6, 2002
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Message 2: Final call for CLUK papers

Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2001 09:27:13 +0000 (GMT)
From: J R Elliott <>
Subject: Final call for CLUK papers

 5th Annual CLUK Research Colloquium

 Final Call for Participation

 8-9 January 2002

 University of Leeds


Computational Linguistics UK (CLUK) aims to provide a forum for the
Computational Linguistics community in the UK. The Annual CLUK Colloquium
offers PhD students in Natural Language Processing and related disciplines
an opportunity to present and discuss their work with members of the wider
research community. The colloquium is organised as a mini-conference.
Presentations are held in conference-style sessions, to which senior
established researchers are invited, and there will be opportunities for
general discussion. Papers on any topic within the area of Computational
Linguistics, NLP and Language Engineering are welcome.

Guest Speakers: 
Mark Davies, Illinois State University
Jenny Thomas, University of Bangor
Tony McEnery, Lancaster University (to be confirmed) 


Submission of papers

Authors are requested to submit an abstract (approx. 1000 words). 
Each submission should include the following information:
title, a short abstract, names and affiliations of the authors,
and the full address of the primary author, including email. 
Abstracts will be refereed by the Programme Committee.

Submissions should be sent to:

John Elliott
School of Computing
University of Leeds
Woodhouse Lane


Please submit abstracts as emailed ASCII text. 


Abstract submission deadline: Monday 12 November 2001
Notification of acceptance: Monday 3 December 2001
Camera ready papers due: Monday 17 December 2001
Colloquium: 8-9 January 2002

Programme Committee
Eric Atwell - University of Leeds
John Carroll - University of Sussex
Anne De Roeck - University of Essex
John Elliott - University of Leeds
Jon Herring - University of Brighton
Elenor Maclaren -Brunel University
Diana Maynard - University of Sheffield
Mark Moens - University of Edinburgh
Nicholas Ostler - Linguacubun Ltd.
Darren Pearce - University of Sussex
John Tait - University of Sunderland
Aline Villavicencio - Cambridge University
Yorick Wilks - University of Sheffield


Local arrangements:

The colloquium will be held at Charles Morris Hall, University of Leeds.

The cost of participation, which includes a copy of the proceedings,
B&B, lunches, and dinner, will be GBP85. 

For further details please see our website:

Local organisation:

Eric Atwell
Hazel Davis
John Elliott
David Roberts 
Mandy Schiffrin
Clive Souter
Menno van Zaanen

tel: 0113 233 6827/5761
fax: 0113 233 5468 

John Elliott
Centre for Computer Analysis of Language and Speech 
University of Leeds.
email: Tel:0113 233 6827
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