LINGUIST List 12.3036

Tue Dec 4 2001

Calls: Information Technology, Semantics

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  1. Larry D. Chong, Conference Paper Call
  2. Rosja Mastop, Call for Registration: AC2001 - The Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium

Message 1: Conference Paper Call

Date: Tue, 4 Dec 2001 09:46:02 +0900
From: Larry D. Chong <>
Subject: Conference Paper Call

The first Paper Call

IT Culture and Language Education
Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand
April 3rd &#8211; 5th

Organized by The Faculty Senate of Chulalongkorn University
Co-organized by The Asian Association of Computer Assisted Language Learning

Sponsored by 1) Ministry of University Affairs, Thailand
 2) The Japan Foundation, Bangkok

The Faculty Senate of Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand
and the Asia CALL Association are co-organizing an international
conference on "Information Technology and the Universities in Asia"
from April 3 to 5, 2002, at the campus of Chulalongkorn University in
Bangkok. The conference will be a place where teachers, researchers,
administrators and others who are interested in how best to use ICTs
in realizing the missions of the university education get together to
share ideas, opinions and research findings. Of special interest are
papers and presentations that explore (1) the *cultural* aspects of
using ICTs in universities and (2) theoretical and collaborative
research of `Web and Computer Assisted Language Learning in
 However, though the focus of the conference is on the use of ICTs in
Asia, participants from all corners of the world are very welcome to
share their ideas and expertise. Confirmed Keynote Speakers (ITUA):
1. Prof. Charas Suwanwela, Former president ofChulalongkorn
University. 2. Prof. Susantha Goonatilake, Fellow of the World
Academy of Arts and Sciences and Senior Consultant to the UN. 
3. Prof. Charles Ess, Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies,
Drury University, USA.

Potential Keynote Speakers (CALL Asia): 

1. Prof. Dr. Kyung-Ja Park, 
Department of English
Language and Literature 
Korea University 
Chairman of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics

2. Prof. Dr. Larry D. Chong 
Department of English Study 
Kyongju University 
Chairman of The Asian Association of Computer Assisted Language
Paper proposals are called in two broad areas:
1. ITUA 2002 Distance Learning, ICTs in Classroom Teaching,
and/or Research ICTs in University Administration
Computer Assisted Language Learning
Multi Media Assisted Language Learning
Computer-Assisted (Based) Language Testing
Research in new language learning environments 
New role of writing as a tool for communication
Building national/international partnerships for networked language

All the types of presentations (paper, workshop, poster) will be
Please mail your proposals or abstracts (minimum 200 -
maximum 500 words) to:
 Larry D. Chong
 Chair of The Asia CALL Committee
 School of Foreign Languages
 Kyongju Univeristy, Kyongju, Korea
 Tel: +82-54-770-5134; 

Those who are interested in obtaining further information of the
conference through e-mail (whether intending to present or not) are
requested to send their e-mail addresses to the address above.
For those who intend to present, please send your abstracts in the body of
the email. Please do not send it as an attached file.
Deadline of submission: January 10, 2002. Notification of
acceptance: February 15, 2002. Plans are being made with
notable publishing presses to publish selected papers in a bound
volume. Participants whose papers are selected will have the
opportunity to revise their papers for the Journal of CALL Asia after
the conference.
Larry D. Chong,
Ph.D. Department of English Studies School of Foreign Languages
Kyongju University 42-1, 
Kyoongju, R.O.Korea 
Phone 82-54-770-5134 
Fax 82-54-748-2812
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Message 2: Call for Registration: AC2001 - The Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium

Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2001 12:48:45 +0100
From: Rosja Mastop <>
Subject: Call for Registration: AC2001 - The Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium

 AC2001 - The Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium - December 17-19, 2001

 Call for Registration

The Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium will be held from December 17-19,
2001 at the Universiteit van Amsterdam. The Amsterdam Colloquia aim at
bringing together linguists, logicians, philosophers and computer
scientists who share an interest in the formal study of semantics of
natural and formal languages. The spectrum of topics covered ranges
from descriptive (semantic analyses of all kinds of expressions) to
theoretical (logical and computational properties of semantic
theories, philosophical foundations).

The program of the Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium consists of:

* General Program, which includes invited lectures by:
 Reinhard Blutner (Berlin) - Gennaro Chierchia (Milan)- Ruth Kempson
(London) - Angelika Kratzer (Amherst)

* Workshop on Semantics and Cognition, with invited lectures by:
 Ted Briscoe (Cambridge) - Simon Garrod (Glasgow) - Jonathan Ginzburg
(London) - Pieter Muyskens (Nijmegen)

* Workshop on Games in Language and Logic, which includes an invited
lecture by:
 Rohit Parikh (CUNY) - Robert Stalnaker (MIT) - Robert Sugden (East Anglia)

* A special evening session, organized by the Evert W. Beth
Foundation, which features the Beth Lecture given by:
 Hans Kamp (Stuttgart)

Furthermore, there are 32 contributed papers. The complete program and
abstracts are available at our website, including information on how
to get there, and possible accommodation.

Following the Amsterdam Colloquium, on December 20 a one day event
will take place, in which the Spinoza project 'Logic in Action' of
Johan van Benthem is closed off. The program of that day includes,
amongst others, lectures by Peter G�rdenfors, Joseph Halpern, and Hans


The Amsterdam Colloquia are organized every two years under the
auspices of the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC)
of the Universiteit van Amsterdam. The organizing committee of the
Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium consists of: Robert van Rooy, Martin
Stokhof, Rosja Mastop, Marjan Veldhuisen and Willy van Wier.


For further information, contact:
Organizing Committee Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium
ILLC/Department of Philosophy, Universiteit van Amsterdam
Nieuwe Doelenstraat 15, 1012 CP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
phone:+31 20 5254531, fax: +31 20 5254503
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