LINGUIST List 13.1443

Wed May 22 2002

Calls: Social Ling&Lang Acquisition, Pacific Rim Lang

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  1.>, Final call for papers
  2. Mary Jane Hurst, Calls: Pacific Rim Languages

Message 1: Final call for papers

Date: Tue, 21 May 2002 17:33:25 +0200 (CEST)
From:> <>
Subject: Final call for papers


Linguistic Socialization, Language Acquisition and Language Disorders

dedicated to the memory of Zita Reger (1944-2001)

October 7-9 2002,
at the Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest
(Budapest VI. Benczur u. 33.).

The conference, organized jointly by the Research Institute of
Linguistics and the Research Institute on National and Ethnic
Minorities of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences is set up to pay
homage to the late Professor Zita Reger, an outstanding linguist and
teacher, former department head at the Research Institute for
Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The conference will
feature state-of-the-art presentations on the following three topics,
which Zita Reger made significant contributions to during her research

 A) Language acquisition, child language
 B) Linguistic socialization. Language use in Gypsy communities
 C) Aphasia research: lexicon, syntax and phonology in impaired language

 Invited speakers:
 Jean Berko Gleason (Boston University)
 Csaba Pleh (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)
 Herman Kolk (Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen)
 Michael Stewart (University College London)
 Susan Gal (University of Chicago)

The organizers invite anonymous abstracts for 30-minute talks, which
will be delivered in three sessions corresponding to the three topic
areas indicated above.

Official languages: Sessions A and C - English, Session B - English
and Hungarian.

Abstract presentation:
The maximum lenght of anonymous abstracts is two pages (single-space,
Times 12 point or equivalent). Abstracts should be written in one of
the official languages of the session they are intended
for. Electronic submission of abstracts (in rtf, i.e. Rich Text File
format) is strongly preferred.

Abstracts should be sent to the following address:

Please make sure that the abstract contains no easily recognizable
reference to your own work.

The abstracts should be accompanied by a separate page with the
author's name and affiliation, title of abstract, e-mail address,
mailing address, and phone and fax number.

If the author prefers submission of hard copies, they should be sent
(in 5 copies without author's name + a separate page with the author's
name, and affiliation) to the following address:

 Zoltan Banreti,
 Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
 P.O. Box 701/518.

Deadline for the submission of abstracts: June 10 2002

Authors will be notified of the acceptance of their abstracts before
July 1, 2002

 Registration fee (including coffee, abstracts, and a banquet):
 before August 31: $40 USD
 after August 31: $50 USD

Pre-registration rates only apply if payment is transferred to our
account prior to August 31: 

Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of

Account no.: 10032000-01731732-00000000
Swift code: MANEHUHB

Students and scholars from Eastern and Central Europe can apply for
special grants covering the price of registration and/or accommodation
when submitting their abstracts.

Further information about registration and accommodation (including
special rates offered to conference participants by hotels near the
venue of the conference) is available on our website:

 On behalf of the organizers,

Zoltan Banreti, Deputy Director of the Research Institute for
Linguistics, Budapest

Laszlo Szarka, Director of the Research Institute on National and
Ethnic Minorities

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Message 2: Calls: Pacific Rim Languages

Date: 21 May 2002 17:40:29 -0000
From: Mary Jane Hurst <>
Subject: Calls: Pacific Rim Languages

The theme for the 2002 meeting of the Linguistic Association of the
Southwest (LASSO) will be "Language Variation, Contact, and Change:
Focus on the Pacific Rim Crossroads." Abstracts for conference papers
on this topic as well as abstracts for conference papers on any topic
in linguistics are now being accepted.
Send 500 word abstracts by June 1, 2002 to Peter Gingiss
<>. Send all conference queries either to Program
Chair Peter Gingiss <> or to Local Arrangements
Co-Chair Domnita Dumitrescu <>

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