LINGUIST List 13.2668

Wed Oct 16 2002

Calls: Penn Ling Colloquium/Hispanic Ling UK

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  1. zhiyi, Penn Ling Colloquium, PA, USA
  2. jb14, 2nd Symposium of Hispanic Ling, Southampton UK

Message 1: Penn Ling Colloquium, PA, USA

Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 19:44:15 +0000
From: zhiyi <>
Subject: Penn Ling Colloquium, PA, USA

The 27th Penn Linguistics Colloquium

Short Title: PLC 27
Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Date: 21-Feb-2003 - 23-Feb-2003
Web Site:
Contact Person: Zhiyi Song
Meeting Email:
Meeting Description: 
The 27th Penn Linguistics Colloquium wiil be held in Philadelphia, USA.			
Linguistic Subfield(s): General Linguistics 
Call Deadline: 08-Dec-2002

The 27th Penn Linguistics Colloquium: Call for Papers

The 27th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium is scheduled for Friday
through Sunday, February 21 through 23, 2003 at the University of
Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia.

Invited Speaker: Manfred Krifka of Humboldt University in Berlin 

Papers on any topic in linguistics and associated fields are
welcome. Speakers will have twenty minutes for their presentations and
five minutes for discussion and questions.

Prospective speakers are invited to submit their abstracts
electronically by filling out the online form. The form will accept
papers in the DOC, RTF, HTML, PS, DVI, PDF, and TXT
formats. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee correct font outputs for
RTF or DOC. Abstracts should be no longer than 2 pages in 12-point
font with 1-inch margins. Please do not include your name or
affiliation in the abstracts themselves. The online form will be
available on November 1st. Please check the conference website, for further updates. In
principle, you can also email your abstracts to,
although webform submissions are greatly preferred. The deadline for
abstract submission is Sunday, December 8, 2002. Notification of
acceptance/rejection should be expected by Tuesday, January 21, 2003.

Conference proceedings will be published as a volume of the Penn
Working Papers in Linguistics. Selected participants will be expected
to provide camera-ready copies of their papers after the
Colloquium. Please refer to the Working Papers website for further

If you have questions or concerns, please contact us at one of the
following addresses:

The Penn Linguistics Colloquium Committee 
Department of Linguistics 
619 Williams Hall 
University of Pennsylvania 
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305 

This event was supported by funding from GSAC, the Graduate Student
Association Council of University of Pennsylvania.
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Message 2: 2nd Symposium of Hispanic Ling, Southampton UK

Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 05:46:30 +0000
From: jb14 <>
Subject: 2nd Symposium of Hispanic Ling, Southampton UK

Second Symposium of Hispanic Linguistics
Southampton United Kingdom
Date: 15-Apr-2004 - 17-Apr-2004
Web Site:
Contact Person: Clare Mar-Molinero
Meeting Email:
Subject Language(s): Spanish 
Call Deadline: 30-Jun-2003

Following on from the highly successful First Symposium of Hispanic
Linguistics held at the University of Guildford, the Second Symposium
of Hispanic Linguistics will be held in 2004 at the University of
Southampton, where it is also intended to launch a new association
entitled Spanish in Society (SIS).	
Researchers are invited to submit abstracts of no more than 300 words
on either theoretical and/or empirical research in the following
areas: hispanic sociolinguistics, pragmatics or discourse
analysis. Contrastive/comparative studies, whether between varieties
of Spanish or between Spanish and other languages, together with
studies in the aforementioned areas applied to the teaching of Spanish
as a foreign language, will also be accepted.
Please see the conference web site for further information:
A Spanish version is available at
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