LINGUIST List 13.2777

Mon Oct 28 2002

Calls: Germanic Ling/Discourse Analysis

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  1. fertig, Germanic Linguistics, Buffalo, NY USA
  2. deppermann, Discourse Analysis, Mannheim Germany

Message 1: Germanic Linguistics, Buffalo, NY USA

Date: Sun, 27 Oct 2002 13:45:50 +0000
From: fertig <>
Subject: Germanic Linguistics, Buffalo, NY USA

9th Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference
Short Title: GLAC 9
Location: Buffalo, NY, USA
Date: 25-Apr-2003 - 27-Apr-2003

Call Deadline: 02-Jan-2003

Web Site:
Contact Person: Robert Hoeing
Meeting Email:
Language Family: Germanic

Meeting Description: 

The 9th annual conference of the Society for Germanic Linguistics will
be held at the University at Buffalo (SUNY). Papers deal with all
historical and modern Germanic languages and dialects, including
English (to the Early Modern period) and the extra-territorial
varieties. Linguistic subfields include phonetics, phonology,
morphology, syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics and language
acquisition, as well as philology, and represent a wide range of
theoretical approaches.

Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars are invited to
submit abstracts for 20- or 30-minute papers (plus 10 minutes of
discussion) on any linguistic or philological aspect of any historical
or modern Germanic language or dialect, including English (to the
Early Modern period) and the extra-territorial varieties. Papers from
a range of linguistic subfields, including phonetics, phonology,
morphology, syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics, language acquisition,
contact, and change, as well as differing theoretical approaches, are
welcome. Please specify whether you would prefer a 20-minute or a
30-minute slot for your presentation. Papers will be selected for the
program by a broad-based committee in a double-blind process. Please
send to the address below a one-page abstract in a 12-point
font. Abstracts should fill an entire page. In the upper left-hand
corner of the abstract, include your name, institutional affiliation,
mailing address, phone/fax numbers, and e-mail address. This
information will be concealed when the abstract is copied for
distribution to the selection committee, but it will appear in the
conference program. Abstracts may be sent either as hard copy or as
PDF files. Electronic abstracts will be accepted only in the form of
PDF files sent as e-mail attachments to: Please use ''GLAC-9 abstract (PDF)'' as the
subject line. Submissions must be received by January 2,
2003. Notifications of acceptance will be distributed by February 1,
2003. Further information can be found on the conference website:

c/o Robert Hoeing
Department of Linguistics
609 Baldy Hall
University at Buffalo (SUNY)
Buffalo, NY 14260 U.S.A
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Message 2: Discourse Analysis, Mannheim Germany

Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2002 02:58:40 +0000
From: deppermann <>
Subject: Discourse Analysis, Mannheim Germany

9. Arbeitstagung zur Gespraechsforschung
Short Title: 
Location: Mannheim / Germany
Date: 02-Apr-2003 - 04-Apr-2004

Web Site:
Contact Person: Arnulf Deppermann
Meeting Email:
Linguistic Subfield(s): Discourse Analysis

Meeting Description: 

Conference on conversation analysis and other approaches to spoken
discourse, such as ethnography of communication, interactional
sociolinguistics, functional pragmatics, critical discourse analysis.
The conference includes plenary lectures and data sessions.

Special Theme this year: ''Talk-in-interaction as process''.
Speakers: Peter Auer, Joerg Bergmann, Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen,
Elisabeth Guelich, Susanne Guenthner, Heiko Hausendorf, Friederike
Kern, Harrie Mazeland, Lorenza Mondada, Uta Quasthoff, Margret
Selting, J�rgen Streeck

The conference language is German.

In addition to the lectures we CALL FOR DATA SESSIONS. 

Researchers interested in running a data session should contact
<> before 1st december 2002. The
1/2-page abstract should include a description of the data corpus, of
the main research questions, the methods used and the present state of
the inquiry.
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