LINGUIST List 12.3162

Fri Dec 21 2001

Calls: Slavic Ling, Computational Ling

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  1. fasl-11, 2nd call: FASL-11
  2. Azim ROUSSANALY, RECITAL 2002: 2nd CFP

Message 1: 2nd call: FASL-11

Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 01:28:29 -0500 (EST)
From: fasl-11 <>
Subject: 2nd call: FASL-11

Second Call for Abstracts: FASL 11, The Amherst Meeting

Eleventh Annual Workshop on Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics
May 3-5, 2002, at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Invited speakers:
Maria-Luisa Rivero (University of Ottawa)
Yakov Testelets (RGGU [Russian State Humanities University], Moscow)
Ellen Woolford (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: January 22, 2002. 
Target decision date: February 20.

Abstracts are invited for 30-minute presentations (plus 10 minutes
discussion) on topics dealing with formal aspects of any area of theoretical
Slavic linguistics (synchronic or diachronic), including syntax, semantics,
morphology, phonology, discourse analysis, and psycholinguistics. Limit one
individual abstract plus one joint abstract per author.

Send 6 copies of a ONE-PAGE ANONYMOUS abstract, with one optional additional
page for examples, to the postal address below. No fax submissions will be
Please attach ONE 3x5 card [or a separate sheet of paper] with:

 1) title of paper
 2) author's name(s)
 3) address and affiliation
 4) telephone and/or fax numbers
 5) e-mail address

(Authors are advised to re-check examples and glosses with speakers of the
languages involved.)

Mail to:
 FASL 11 Committee
 Dept. of Linguistics
 University of Massachusetts
 Amherst, MA 01003-7130

You may also or instead send submissions by e-mail, to:
Electronic abstracts may be sent as plain text, or as files in Word, Word
Perfect, PDF, .ps or .prn format. The organizers cannot be responsible
for problems arising from clashes of hardware or software; try to 'embed
fonts' in any files you send and/or avoid the use of non-standard fonts. If
in doubt, mail paper copy in addition or instead. Our first choice is that
you send your abstract in both paper and electronic form, for ease of
communicating with all referees.

For good advice on what is expected in a good abstract, see the LSA's advice
for abstract-writing in the December 2000 Bulletin, available at:

 Telephone: 413-545-0889
 Fax: 413-545-2792

All who are interested in attending FASL 11 are invited to register their
e-mail and/or mailing addresses at the conference address above. E-mail is
the preferred means of communication for all business except abstract
submission, for which a hard copy plus electronic copy is preferred.

Attempts will be made to partially subsidize accommodation costs for
participants from economically disadvantaged countries; the extent of
subsidy will not be known for some time, but please do not hesitate to
inquire. Further information concerning accommodations will soon be posted
on the website.

FASL 11 website:

FASL 11 Co-organizers: Barbara H. Partee, Robert A. Rothstein, Wayles Browne
 Principal research assistant: Ms. Ji-Yung Kim

Assistance from the UNC-CH Slavic and East European Language Resource
Center, from the UMass Linguistics Department, Slavic Studies Program, and
Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Fine Arts is gratefully acknowledged.


Contiguous event: Immediately following the FASL 11 conference, there will
be a two-day Workshop on the semantics and syntax of possessive
constructions (including but not limited to Slavic), May 5 (afternoon) - 7,
the proceedings of which will be published both in Moscow and Amherst.
A call for abstracts is going to the Linguist List and will soon be found on
the workshop website:
Organizers: Barbara H. Partee (, Ji-Yung Kim
(, and Yura Lander (
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Message 2: RECITAL 2002: 2nd CFP

Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2001 10:20:38 +0100
From: Azim ROUSSANALY <>
Subject: RECITAL 2002: 2nd CFP


 Rencontre des Etudiants Chercheurs en Informatique
 pour le Traitement Automatique des Langues
 (Student session of TALN2002 conference)

 Palais des Congr�s - Nancy (France)

Submission deadline 15th February, 2002
Notification to authors 19th April, 2002
Final version due (camera-ready) 10th May, 2002
Conference 24th-26th June, 2002


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