LINGUIST List 13.2199

Thu Aug 29 2002

Calls: Lang Variation & Change, Romance Ling

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  1. J.C.Beal, Call for papers
  2. Going Romance 2002, Last call for papers Going Romance

Message 1: Call for papers

Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2002 11:43:58 +0100
From: J.C.Beal <>
Subject: Call for papers

The fourth UK Language Variation and Change Conference will be held at
the University of Sheffield from 11-14 September, 2003. Plenary
Speakers will be Carmen Llamas (Aberdeen), Sali Tagliamonte (Toronto)
and (provisionally) Paul Warren (Wellington).
Papers (20 minutes + 10 minutes' discussion) and posters are invited
on topics concerned with variability in language or variationist
approaches to language change.

We welcome papers from both established scholars and graduate
A number of postgraduate bursaries will be available towards the cost
of the conference.

Abstracts (200 words) should be sent electronically to the conference
organiser, Joan Beal ( by May 31st,
2003. Abstracts will be anonymised and reviewed by a panel.

A conference website will shortly be set up, and a notice of the
address posted on this list.
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Message 2: Last call for papers Going Romance

Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2002 14:16:31 +0200
From: Going Romance 2002 <>
Subject: Last call for papers Going Romance

 Sixteenth Symposium on Romance Linguistics
 University of Groningen
 General Sessions: November 28 - 29
 Workshop on Acquisition: November 30
 General Sessions
 Invited Speakers

Papers on all areas of Romance linguistics are wellcome. The
presentations will take thirty minutes, with an additional ten minutes
discussion. Abstracts should be anonymous and no longer than two
pages, including references and examples, with margins of at least
1-inch, letter size 12. Submissions are limited to a maximum of one
individual and one joint abstract per author. The abstracts should be
sent by e-mail as a Word or RTF file. Join separetely a file
containing: title, author's name and address, affiliation and e-mail
address. All authors who present their work at the conference will be
invited to submit their paper for the Proceedings Volume, to be
published by John Benjamins. Notice that there will be a separate
afternoon session dedicated to phonology.

 Deadline for receipt of abstracts: September 
 14, 2002

Abstracts should be sent to:

Surface address:						
Going Romance, RTC - Letteren
Oude Kijk in-t Jatstraat 26
Groningen University
P.O. Box 716
NL 9700 AS Groningen
The Netherlands

Phone: 31-(0)50-3635850 
Fax: 31-(0)50-3635821	

For further information:

Organizing Committee: 
Reineke Bok-Bennema (University of Groningen), 
Frank Drijkoningen (Utrecht University),
Haike Jacobs (Nijmegen University), 
Brigitte Kampers-Manhe (University of Groningen), 
Petra Sleeman (University of Amsterdam).

Amsterdam Centre for Language and Communication, 
Centre for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences (Groningen), 
Centre for Language and Cognition (Groningen), 
Department of Romance Languages and Cultures (Groningen), 
Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS. 
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