LINGUIST List 13.2793

Wed Oct 30 2002

Calls: Language Variety/Malay&Indonesian Ling

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  1. Michael D. Picone, Language Variety in the South, Tuscaloosa, AL USA
  2. David Gil, Symposium on Malay/Indonesian Ling, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Message 1: Language Variety in the South, Tuscaloosa, AL USA

Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 17:41:15 -0600
From: Michael D. Picone <mpiconebama.ua.edu>
Subject: Language Variety in the South, Tuscaloosa, AL USA

LAVIS III

Language Variety in the South: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Co-Organizers:
Michael D. Picone and Catherine Evans Davies, University of Alabama

CALL FOR PAPERS

LAVIS III, Language Variety in the South: Historical and Contemporary
Perspectives, a symposium, will be held at the University of Alabama,
in Tuscaloosa, April 15-17, 2004.

Plenary Speakers for LAVIS III

- Michael Montgomery (U South Carolina Columbia)
- John Lipski (Penn State)
- Guy Bailey (U Texas at San Antonio)
- Pamela Munro (UCLA)

Sessions for LAVIS III. As currently envisioned LAVIS III will have
fourteen planned sessions, with additional sessions to be added as
appropriate from submitted abstracts.

- Indigenous Languages
- Endangered Languages & Dialects
- Links to the Caribbean
- Earlier Englishes of the South (Southern American English or African
American English or any other variety)
- English in the Contemporary South
- Perception (in relation to any dialect of the South)
- African American English Issues
- Quantitative Methodologies
- Discourse and Southern American English
- Language and the Schools (oriented towards K-12 teachers)
- Latino Language Issues
- Southern English and the Public Interest (dialect awareness programs for the
general public, language and the media, linguistic profiling, forensic
linguistics, etc.)
- Language and the Arts in the South (literature, film, song, etc.)
- New Approaches and Broader Horizons

Pre-Conference Workshops for LAVIS III

- The semiotics of Moundville (to be held on-site at the Moundville
Archeological Park), Vernon James Knight (U Alabama)
- Using the LAGS (Linguistic Atlas of the Gulf States) database

For background on LAVIS I and II and the general vision behind LAVIS
III, please visit the preliminary website at
http://www.bama.ua.edu/~mpicone/LAVISIIIsummary.htm

The advisory board for LAVIS III is made up of the following scholars:
Guy Bailey (U Texas at San Antonio), Cynthia Goldin Bernstein (U
Memphis), Barbara Johnstone (Carnegie Mellon), Thomas Klingler
(Tulane), William Kretzschmar (U Georgia), Sonja Lanehart (U Georgia),
Michael Montgomery (U South Carolina Columbia), Salikoko Mufwene
(Chicago), Pamela Munro (UCLA), and Walt Wolfram (North Carolina
State).

Grant funding for LAVIS III is being sought from various sources
including NEH and NSF. Depending upon the success of grant proposals,
a limited amount of travel funding may become available.

Papers from established and emerging scholars are welcome. Abstracts will be
judged anonymously.

Abstracts of up to 500 words (plus references), for 20-minute papers, must be
submitted electronically to <piconeua.edu> by March 15, 2003. Use MS Word to
compose your abstract. In addition to sending your abstract (with title) as an
attachment, please paste a copy of the abstract into the body of your e-mail
message. If you use phonetic symbols in your abstract, select either Lucinda
Sans Unicode (which is included with most applications of MS Word) or
SILDoulosIPA (freeware available from SIL) as your IPA font. Your name,
affiliation, and current contact information must be included in your e-mail
message but should not appear in the attached abstract. In your e-mail
message, please also include an indication of your equipment requirements for
your proposed presentation.

The University of Alabama Press will be publishing a refereed volume
of papers from the conference. The conference organizers, Michael
D. Picone and Catherine Evans Davies, will serve as co-editors and
will provide timely information on style and deadlines in order to
expedite the publishing process.

LAVIS III will take place concurrently with the seventieth meeting of
the Southeastern Conference on Linguistics (SECOL LXX). At a later
date, there will be a separate call for papers for SECOL LXX.

Michael D. Picone
Dept. of Modern Languages & Classics
University of Alabama
piconeua.edu

Catherine Evans Davies
University of Alabama
Dept. of English
cdaviesbama.ua.edu

Michael D. Picone
 The University of Alabama
 Box 870246
 Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0246 USA
 phone: (205) 348-8473
 fax: (205) 348-2042
 e-mail: mpiconebama.ua.edu
 URL: http://bama.ua.edu/~mpicone
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Message 2: Symposium on Malay/Indonesian Ling, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2002 13:26:39 +0100
From: David Gil <gileva.mpg.de>
Subject: Symposium on Malay/Indonesian Ling, Nijmegen, Netherlands

First Call for Abstracts

The Seventh
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON MALAY/INDONESIAN LINGUISTICS

27-28 June, 2003
Nijmegen, the Netherlands

***

Papers presented at ISMIL are concerned with the Malay/Indonesian
language in any of its varieties. In addition to the standardized
versions of Bahasa Melayu and Bahasa Indonesia, papers are
particularly welcome dealing with non-canonical isolects such as
regional dialects of Malay and Indonesian, contact varieties, and
other closely related Malayic languages. Of special interest are
papers dealing with language contact. Papers may be in any of the
subfields of linguistics, and may represent variegated approaches and
diverse theoretical persuasions. Presentations at ISMIL are delivered
in English, as is befitting an international symposium.

***

Persons wishing to present a paper at the symposium are invited to
submit a one-page abstract to Hein Steinhauer at the following
address:

H.Steinhauerlet.leidenuniv.nl

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1 February 2003

***

Principal sponsor:

International Institute for Asian Studies (www.iias.nl)

Co-sponsors:

University of Nijmegen
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
University of Delaware
Association for Linguistic Typology

Co-organizers:

Hein Steinhauer, Leiden University and the University of Nijmegen
Peter Cole, University of Delaware
David Gil, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Uri Tadmor, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

***

For further information:
http://www.eva.mpg.de/~gil/ismil


- 
David Gil

Department of Linguistics
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Inselstrasse 22, D-04103 Leipzig, Germany

Telephone: 49-341-9952321 
Fax: 49-341-9952119
Email: gileva.mpg.de
Webpage: http://monolith.eva.mpg.de/~gil/
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