LINGUIST List 13.1021

Sat Apr 13 2002

Calls: World Englishes, Lesser Used Langs

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  1. Rakesh Bhatt, IAWE Conference, Final Call
  2. P. Merita, International Seminar on Lesser Used Languages (SILM)

Message 1: IAWE Conference, Final Call

Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 01:46:21 -0700
From: Rakesh Bhatt <rbhattuiuc.edu>
Subject: IAWE Conference, Final Call

 *** FINAL CALL FOR PARTICIPATION ***

The Ninth Annual Meeting of the International Association of World
Englishes (IAWE) will be held at the University of Illinois,
Urbana-Champaign, 17-20 October, 2002.

We invite abstracts of 20-minute papers and 3 hour colloquia on all
aspects of World Englishes, including:

Grammatical descriptions of world Englishes
Discourse Strategies
Genre Analysis
Second/Foreign Language Acquisition/Pedagogy
Evaluation, testing, and intelligibility
Code-switching, mixing, and borrowing
Power, ideology, and identity
Planning and politics
Attrition: Impact/influence of English on the
	structures of indigenous languages
English in media and advertising

Abstract Deadline: 1 May, 2002.

Length of abstract of individual papers: no more than 400 words
Colloquium abstracts: 500 words + individual abstracts

Send 7 anonymous copies of your abstract, with your name, affiliation,
address (email/snailmail) on a separate sheet, on/before the deadline
to:

Rakesh M. Bhatt
Department of Linguistics
University of Illinois
4088 FLB, 707 S. Mathews Ave
Urbana, IL 61801
USA

aFor more details, visit our web-site: http://www.linguistics.uiuc.edu/iawe/

**********************
Rakesh M. Bhatt
Department of Linguistics
University of Illinois
4088 FLB, 707 S. Mathews
Urbana, IL 61801

Email: rbhattuiuc.edu
Ph: 217-333-7017 (O)
 217-333-3563 (leave message)
Fax: 217-333-3466
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Message 2: International Seminar on Lesser Used Languages (SILM)

Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2002 18:05:30 +0200
From: P. Merita <pmeritaono.com>
Subject: International Seminar on Lesser Used Languages (SILM)


We have the pleasure to present you the International Seminar on
Lesser Used Languages (SILM). One of the core institutions promoting
this minority language, the Royal Academy of Valencian Culture (RACV),
together with the Valencian Language Writer's Association (AELLVA) is
arranging the International Seminar on Lesser Used Languages (SILM) to
be hold in Valencia City (Spain) next July 11th to 12th. This first
edition of the Seminar will be devoted to Lesser Used Languages in the
European Union. We hope this information will be interesting to the
linguisticals resources of your organisation and/or for close updates
of your web site.

We invite you to visit the SILM's web site for details
http://silm_racv.eresmas.com/silm_home.htm and encourage you to attend
the event or to take part in the scientific proceedings by sending a
letter or a paper. To contact with the SILM Staff please mail to:
silmracv.es

We expect you in Valencia!. Many thanks for your attention and
collaboration,

Joan Pau
Merita (Valencia city-Spain)
Collaborator of PNP, Platform of the Valencian language


PS. To see the Valencian language links please visit:
http://www.terralingua.org/Valencian.html or search by "Valencian
language" on Google site.
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