LINGUIST List 13.2806

Thu Oct 31 2002

Calls: Computational Ling/EPP & Phases

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  1. alessandro.lenci, Association for Computational Ling
  2. Martha McGinnis, Correction: MIT Workshop on EPP and Phases

Message 1: Association for Computational Ling

Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2002 14:54:46 -0500 (EST)
From: alessandro.lenci <>
Subject: Association for Computational Ling

41st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics

Short Title: ACL 2003
Location: Sapporo, Japan
Date: 07-Jul-2003 - 12-Jul-2003

Call Deadline: 28-Nov-2002

Web Site:
Contact Person: Jun-ichi Tsujii
Linguistic Subfield(s): Computational Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The 41 Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational
Linguistics(ACL 2003) will be held at Sapporo Convention Center in
Sapporo, Japan, from July 7-12, 2003.

ACL-2003 Call for Workshop Proposals

Sapporo, Japan
July 2003

The ACL-2003 Program Committee invites proposals for workshops to be
held in conjunction with ACL-2003 in Sapporo (Japan). We welcome
proposals on any topic of interest to the ACL community. We also
encourage proposals involving neighboring research areas such as
speech technology, information retrieval, text and data mining,
biological information extraction, computational psycholinguistics,
etc. Workshops focusing on Asian language processing and fostering
communication and cooperation between Western and Eastern (Asian) CL
communities are welcomed as well.

Workshops of ACL-2003 will take place as pre-conference workshops
(7th, July) or as post-conference workshops (11th-12th, July).

The ACL has a set of policies on workshops. You can find general
information on policies regarding attendance, publication, financing,
and sponsorship, as well as on specific policies on sponsorship and
financial support of SIG workshop at the following URL:

Submission Details:

Proposals for workshops should contain:

- A title and brief description (max. 500 words) of the workshop topic.
- A budget proposal (ACL workshops are expected to be self-financing.)
- A description of target audience and expected number of participants.
- The intended length (half a day to two days)
- A list of individuals who have agreed to be part of the workshop
program committee if the workshop proposal is accepted.
- Full postal address, phone number, e-mail and fax of the workshop
contact person

Please submit proposals as soon as possible, by electronic mail in
plain ASCII text to the following address:
The subject line should be: ''ACL 2003 WORKSHOP PROPOSAL''.

Important Dates

Submission deadline for workshop proposals: November 28
Notification of acceptance workshop proposal : December 12
Workshop Dates : July 7 (pre-conference workshops); July 11-12
(post-conference workshops

ACL-2003 Workshop Committee

Lori Levin (CMU, USA)
Takenobu Tokunaga (TIT, Japan)
Alessandro Lenci (Universita' di Pisa, Italy)
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Message 2: Correction: MIT Workshop on EPP and Phases

Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 09:12:14 -0700
From: Martha McGinnis <>
Subject: Correction: MIT Workshop on EPP and Phases

The deadline for abstracts is today. Please note that the correct
address to send the abstracts to is, NOT 

Abstracts are invited for an Independent Activities Period (IAP) 
Workshop on EPP and Phases at MIT, January 16-18, 2003 (previously 
announced as the IAP Workshop on Phases, January 17-18). This 
workshop will provide an opportunity for linguists working on Phase 
Theory and EPP to present and discuss their work in an informal 
setting. Any empirical applications of Phase Theory and EPP are of 
interest: syntactic, semantic, morphological, or phonological. 
Presentations will include invited talks and abstract submissions.

Abstract submissions are for 20-minute presentations, to be followed 
by 10 minutes of discussion. Abstracts must be no more than one 
page, with an additional page for examples and references, if 
needed. Please use 12 point font in a 6.5" x 9" text window, or 
equivalent (corresponding to 1" margins on letter-sized paper). 
Please send abstracts by e-mail to Martha McGinnis 
( as a Word or PDF attachment, or as plain 
text in the body of the message. The deadline for receipt of 
abstracts has been extended to October 31, 2002.

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