LINGUIST List 12.458

Tue Feb 20 2001

Calls: American Committee/Slavists, Digital Government

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Directory

  1. Michael S. Flier, American Contributions for the International Congress of Slavists
  2. Eduard Hovy, Digital Government of the 21st Century (dg.o 2001)

Message 1: American Contributions for the International Congress of Slavists

Date: Sun, 18 Feb 2001 14:15:41 -0500
From: Michael S. Flier <flierfas.harvard.edu>
Subject: American Contributions for the International Congress of Slavists


Call for Papers
American Contributions
for the International Congress of Slavists
Ljubljana, Slovenia 15-21 August 2003

The American Committee of Slavists (ACS)
once again issues a call for papers for the XIII International Congress
of Slavists in Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1521 August 2003, to determine the
composition of the American delegation (50).

Eligibility. 

To be considered, an applicant must, without exception, have 
a regular (not occasional)
academic position (including emeritus status) in an American college or
university; 

a Ph.D. in hand by April 15, 2001, the deadline date for the
submission of the abstract.

Application.
Qualified applicants must submit an application form and accompanying
materials by March 1, 2001, to

Prof. Robert A. Rothstein, Secretary-Treasurer
American Committee of Slavists

Department of Judaic Studies
741 Herter Hall
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-3935

Abstract. 

Applicants
must submit a one-page abstract of the paper in three (3) copies by April
15, 2001, to:

Prof. Michael S. Flier, Chairman

American Committee of Slavists

Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Harvard University
Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138</b>

Please consult the ACS website at
http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~slavic/acs

http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~slavic/
http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~slavic/acs

for 

for application form (downloadable)
guidelines for preparing the abstract
calendar of deadlinee
style sheet with guidelines for preparing the written paper
information on the International Congress of Slavists


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PROF. MICHAEL S. FLIER, Chairman <br>

Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Harvard University
Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 

TEL.(617) 495-4065 [Slavic Department]
TEL.(617) 495-4054 [Linguistics Department]
TEL.(617) 495-7833 [Ukrainian Research Institute]
FAX(617) 864-2167 [private]
WEB
http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~slavic/ty/michael_flier

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Message 2: Digital Government of the 21st Century (dg.o 2001)

Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2001 16:00:06 -0800
From: Eduard Hovy <hovyISI.EDU>
Subject: Digital Government of the 21st Century (dg.o 2001)



 dg.o 2001


Join the National Science Foundation as they gather academic researchers,
government agencies, industry leaders, and users to begin creating the
Digital Government of the 21st Century. 

Monday, May 21 -- Wednesday, May 23
Los Angeles, California
http://www.dgrc.org/dgo2001/

dg.o 2001, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, is the first
national conference to bring together top computer science researchers,
government agencies, e-commerce, the software industry, and members of
the public with the aim of making online government systems available
to citizens.

Sessions will address vital technical, social, and economic issues in
digital government for the new millennium:

- Government and social policy
- Privacy and security
- Delivery and tracking of public services
- Commercial and economic incentives for Digital Government
- Useful and user-friendly interfaces, also for the disabled
- Multimedia presentations and human-computer interaction
- Delivery of geospatial, textual, audiovisual, statistical, and
 other information
- Delivery of public surveys and data gathering
- Data integration and statistics
- Cooperation among federal, state, and local government agencies

The conference begins Monday morning, May 21st, and runs through early
afternoon Wednesday, May 23rd. Day 1 (Monday May 21) will focus on
research projects in the NSF Digital Government Program. Days 2 and
3 will include a keynote address, panel discussions on key issues,
research presentations and system demonstrations of new online
technologies, poster sessions, and Birds-of-a-Feather roundtables. 

Further information is available at http://www.dgrc.org/dgo2001/ .

The call for presentations (papers, panel, demonstrations, etc.):
 http://www.dgrc.org/dgo2001/cfp/

For more information, please send email to dg.o2001dgrc.org .
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