LINGUIST List 13.1226

Thu May 2 2002

Calls: Macedonian Ling, Universal Lang

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  1. Brian Joseph, Conference Announcement
  2.>, Call for Papers: The Journal of Universal Language

Message 1: Conference Announcement

Date: Wed, 1 May 2002 00:24:00 -0400 (EDT)
From: Brian Joseph <>
Subject: Conference Announcement


The 5th Macedonian-North American Conference on Macedonian Studies

to be held one of the first three weekends in May 2003 (exact date
still to be decided) at the Ohio State University, in Columbus, Ohio.

This conference brings together scholars in the humanities and social
sciences from the United States, Canada and the Republic of Macedonia
to report on and discuss their research on Macedonian topics. For
this conference, papers are being sought primarily in linguistics but
topics in literature, history, and anthropology are also of interest
and are solicited. The conference proceedings will be published in
some form, most likely as an issue of Ohio State University Working
Papers in Slavic Studies.

Featured speakers are: 

	Zuzana Topolinska, Macedonian Academy of Sciences
	Horace G. Lunt, Harvard University

If you are interested, and are a North American scholar (by birth, by
citizenship, or by current affiliation), please send a brief
expression of interest by JULY 15, 2002, with your name, affiliation,
mailing address, and e-mail address, and a tentative title for your
proposed paper by regular mail to:

	Brian D. Joseph
	Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures
	232 Cunz Hll
	The Ohio State University
	Columbus, Ohio USA 43210

or, preferably, by e-mail to:

A full abstract of one page of text plus at most one extra page for
data and references will be due for competitive review by September
30, 2002, to be sent to the above address (by regular mail or e-mail).
A program will be announced by December 15, 2002.

For answers to questions about this conference, please contact Brian
Joseph at any of the above addresses.
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Message 2: Call for Papers: The Journal of Universal Language

Date: Wed, 1 May 2002 16:28:47 +0900
From:> <>
Subject: Call for Papers: The Journal of Universal Language

 Second Call for Papers

The Unish Research Center at Sejong University is pleased to announce
its Second Call for Papers: The Journal of Universal Language 3:2.

As a token of our gratitude, the contributors whose paper appears in
the Journal of Universal Language will be awarded around $900-$1,000.


The Journal of Universal Language, which will be published in
September 2002, is open to all those contributions which deal with a
topic related to the followings:

 --various areas of artificial language, 
 --universality in language, 
 --communication & culture in language, 
 --endangered language,
 --language typology. 
The editors encourage the submission of papers on proposed themes as
well as on other topics relevant to the interest of the Journal of
Universal Language.


 15 July 2002: deadline for receipt of papers
 15 August 2002: notification of acceptance
 15 September 2002: camera-ready final version


1. Papers should not exceed 25 A4 pages (excluding references).

2. A 200-word abstract should be given at the beginning of

3. For hard copy submissions, please send 3 copies, accompanied by a
cover letter which includes the title, author(s), affiliation(s),
contact author's e-mail address, postal address, and telephone
numbers, to:

 Jin-young Tak, Editor
 Department of English Language/Literature, 
 Sejong University, Dasan-gwan 435 
 Gunja-dong, Gwangjin-gu 
 Seoul, Korea

4. Electronic submissions are acceptable. Acceptable file formats are
PostScript (.ps), Portable Document Format (.pdf), MS Word (.doc), and
plain text. Please send your file in an attachment to:

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