LINGUIST List 12.2825

Sun Nov 11 2001

Calls: Applied Ling, Semantics & Ling Theory

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  1. Paul Rowlett, Transactions of the Philological Society
  2. salt, SALT 12, final call

Message 1: Transactions of the Philological Society

Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2001 12:53:19 -0000
From: Paul Rowlett <>
Subject: Transactions of the Philological Society


edited by Keith Brown and Paul Rowlett

published for the Society by

Blackwell Publishers, Oxford, UK and Boston, USA

The Philological Society is the oldest learned society in Great
Britain devoted to the scholarly study of language and languages. The
Society's website can be found at:

The Society is pleased to announce that, from volume 100 (2002), the
Transactions will move from two to three issues per year.

The editors would welcome article submissions from all scholars,
irrespective of whether or not they are members of the Society.
Submissions should be sent to Dr Keith Brown, Research Centre for
English and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge, Keynes
House, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1QA, United Kingdom.

The Transactions are distributed free to all members of the Society.
Individual membership of the Society costs 10.00 pounds sterling
annually. Application for membership should be made to the Hon.
Secretary, Dr Andrew Simpson, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russel Square,
London WC1H 0XG, United Kingdom.
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Message 2: SALT 12, final call

Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2001 12:18:44 -0800
From: salt <>
Subject: SALT 12, final call


 SALT 12

 ABSTRACT DEADLINE: December 10, 2001
 CONFERENCE DATES: March 8-10, 2002

 Semantics and Linguistic Theory, co-hosted by
 University of California, San Diego and San Diego State University

 Invited speakers:
 Robyn Carston, Donka Farkas, Jeff Pelletier, and Roger Schwarzschild

SALT 12 invites submissions for 30-minute presentations, with an
additional 10 minutes for discussion, on any topic in the semantic
analysis of natural language emphasizing the connection to linguistic

Abstracts must be no more than 2 pages long (including references and
examples), and no more than 1200 words. Please leave at least a
1-inch (2.5 cm) margin on all four sides, and use at least a 12-pt
font. In the interest of fairness, these limitations will be strictly
enforced. Any person may submit at most one abstract as sole author,
and at most two abstracts in total. Abstracts must arrive by December
10 (Monday), 2001; note that this deadline is SIGNIFICANTLY EARLIER
than last year's deadline, in order to accommodate the earlier
conference dates (traditional for West Coast editions of SALT). We
will not be able to consider abstracts that arrive, for whatever
reason, after the deadline.

We strongly prefer ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS. Please use PDF whenever
possible, but plain ASCII text, PostScript, and Microsoft Word are
acceptable. In order to be counted as meeting the deadline,
electronic submissions must be received on Monday 10 December 2001 by
11 PM Pacific Daylight time. Email submissions must include the
authors' names, affiliations, and contact information, bearing in mind
that the abstracts themselves must be STRICTLY ANONYMOUS. If you
decide to send abstracts through the mail, in addition to a sheet
giving names, affiliations, and contact information, please include 7
anonymous copies for refereeing. Abstracts should be sent to:


 snail mail: SALT 12 Organizing Committee
 0108 Dept. of Linguistics
 9500 Gilman Drive
 La Jolla, CA 92093-0108

For hotel and other information, check the SALT web page at

The web site also provides a PDF version of this call that is suitable
for printing and posting--please post!
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