LINGUIST List 12.450

Mon Feb 19 2001

Calls: International Communication, UNC Spring Ling

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  1. Diana Lewis, Language, the Media and International Communication
  2. Scott Halbritter, UNC Spring Linguistics Colloquium

Message 1: Language, the Media and International Communication

Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2001 15:59:28 +0000 (GMT)
From: Diana Lewis <dmlewisermine.ox.ac.uk>
Subject: Language, the Media and International Communication

Call for participation

LANGUAGE, THE MEDIA AND INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION
29 MARCH - 1 APRIL 2001, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

EARLY REGISTRATION AT REDUCED FEE UNTIL 28 FEBRUARY 2001

Provisional programme and registration form: 
http://www.english.ox.ac.uk/language


INVITED SPEAKERS:
Allan Bell (Auckland University of Technology)
	'Poles apart: Globalisation and the development of news discourse
	 across the 20th century'
Douglas Biber (Northern Arizona University)
	'Economy vs. explicitness: The evolution of increasingly dense
	 nominal styles in newspaper language'
Caroline van den Brul (BBC)
	'Science dot comms.'
Robin Lakoff (University of California at Berkeley)
	'The new incivility: Threat or promise?'
Tom Paulin (University of Oxford)
	'Irish English in the media'
Raymond Snoddy (The Times)
	'Modern media myths'


PROGRAMME COMMITTEE
Jean Aitchison, Faculty of English, University of Oxford
Allan Bell, Auckland University of Technology
Deborah Cameron, University of London
Jenny Cheshire, University of London
Diana Lewis, Faculty of English, University of Oxford
Gillian Reynolds, The Daily Telegraph
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Message 2: UNC Spring Linguistics Colloquium

Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2001 09:05:38 -0500
From: Scott Halbritter <mrhalbritterhotmail.com>
Subject: UNC Spring Linguistics Colloquium

Call for Papers

UNC-Chapel Hill, Spring Linguistics Colloquium

Saturday, March 31st, 2001

Department of Linguistics,
318 Dey Hall, CB #3155
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3155

Keynote Speaker: William Ladusaw
University of California, Santa Cruz
Title: "Indefinites and Predicate Saturation"

Speakers are invited to present papers (in English) on the
areas of Theoretical Linguistics and Applied Linguistics.
Presentations will be 20 minutes long followed by a 10 minute discussion.

Deadline for Abstracts: Friday, February 23rd, 2001
Notification of Acceptance: Friday, March 2nd, 2001

Abstract Guidelines:
Length: maximum one page
Format: 1.5 spacing; 1.25" left/right, top/bottom margins
Font: Times New Roman, 12pt.

Email submissions to the attention of Elaine Abousalh:
elainefemail.unc.edu

In addition to pasting your abstract in the body of your e-mail message, 
please send your abstract as a Microsoft Word ATTACHMENT.
This is necessary for further processing of your abstract.
Please be sure to include any non-standard fonts that you use.

Author Information:
Do not include any author information in the body of your abstract.
Following your abstract, include the following information which
will be removed before your abstract is sent out for review:

1. Name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s)
2. Address
3. Phone Number
4. Email address of the primary author

Please note that only one abstract from each individual can be
considered for acceptance. One individual abstract and one jointly
authored abstract may be submitted.
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