LINGUIST List 13.3234

Mon Dec 9 2002

Calls: Greek Ling/Italian Ling Society

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  1. nlavidas, Postgraduate Conference in Ling, Athens Greece
  2. grossmann, Italian Linguistcs Society, L'Aquila, Italy

Message 1: Postgraduate Conference in Ling, Athens Greece

Date: Sun, 08 Dec 2002 09:19:05 +0000
From: nlavidas <>
Subject: Postgraduate Conference in Ling, Athens Greece

2nd Athens Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics

Location: Athens, Greece
Date: 14-Mar-2003 - 16-Mar-2003 
Call Deadline: 27-Jan-2003

Contact Person: Nikolaos Lavidas
Meeting Email:
Linguistic Subfield(s): General Linguistics 

Meeting Description: 

Second Athens Postgraduate Conference 
in Linguistics (Theoretical, Applied, Modern Greek as Second/Foreign)
University of Athens
14-16 March 2003 

Abstracts are invited for presentation of current postgraduate
research on any area of the above fields. The languages of the
conference are Greek and English. Deadline of Abstracts: 27 January
2003. Notification of Acceptance: 17 February 2003.

Abstracts guidelines:
- Send 2 camera-ready copies of your abstract
- Length: one A4 page (300-350 words)
- Format: 1 spacing, 3cm left/right, top/bottom margins
- Fonts: Times New Roman 12pt
- Title of paper in bold capitals on the left-hand side of the first line
- Author's name, affiliation and address for correspondance in
capitals on the left-hand side of the second line (please let two
blank lines before the abstract).

Accepted papers will alloted 15 minutes for presentation plus 5
minutes for discussion. Please submit your abstract as a Word file or
PDF (we can only accept abstracts sent by e-mail as attachments) to: (E. Nouchoutidou),

We look forward to receiving your abstract and to seeing you soon in
Athens at the Second Postgraduate Conference.

The Organizing Commitee
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Message 2: Italian Linguistcs Society, L'Aquila, Italy

Date: Sun, 08 Dec 2002 12:08:25 +0000
From: grossmann <>
Subject: Italian Linguistcs Society, L'Aquila, Italy

37th International Congress of the Italian Linguistcs Society (SLI)

Location: L'Aquila, Italy
Date: 25-Sep-2003 - 27-Sep-2003 
Call Deadline: 28-Feb-2003

Web Site:
Contact Person: Maria Grossmann
Meeting Email:
Linguistic Subfield(s): Morphology 

Meeting Description: 

We welcome proposals for papers on word formation not only in Italian
and Italo-Romance dialects, but also in other Indo-european and non


Universita dell'Aquila, Facolta di Lettere e Filosofia, Palazzo
Camponeschi, Piazza S. Margherita 2, 67100 L'Aquila, Italy.


1.	Theories and models of description for word formation.
2.	Word formation from a typological point of view.
3.	The phonology / word formation interface.
4.	The semantics / word formation interface.
5.	The syntax / word formation interface.
6.	The inflection / word formation interface. 
7.	Diachronic aspects of word formation.
8.	Diatopic aspects of word formation.
9.	Diaphasic and diastratic aspects of word formation.
10.	Diamesic aspects of word formation.
11.	Textual functions of word formation.
12.	Psycholinguistic and acquisitional aspects of word formation.
13.	Speech disorders and word-formation.
14.	Word formation and first and second language teaching.
15.	Computational approaches to word formation.
16.	Word formation studies based on extensive corpora.


Maria Grossmann	tel.: 0862432111 fax: 0862432113
Anna M. Thornton tel.: 0862432164 fax: 0862432113
Francesco Avolio tel.: 0862432163 fax: 0862432113
Diana Passino	tel.: 0862432164 fax: 0862432113


Maria Grossmann		University of L'Aquila
Anna M. Thornton	University of L'Aquila
Wofgang U. Dressler	University of Vienna
Franz Rainer		Vienna University of Economics
Christoph Schwarze	University of Constance
Sergio Scalise		University of Bologna
Alberto Zamboni		University of Padua
Maurizio Dardano	III University of Rome 
Salvatore C. Sgroi	University of Catania


Each paper will be allotted 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes
for discussion.

Abstracts should be anonymous.

Please send your abstract (maximum 3 pages) by e-mail, in a .doc or
.rtf file containing the abstract, with its title but without the
author's name. A separate file should contain the author's name,
followed by the title of the abstract and by the author's snail mail
and e-mail addresses. Abstracts and identification files should be
sent by 28 February 2003 to the following e-mail address:


The deadline for registration is the 31 August 2002.
You may register by sending or e-mailing the registration form to the
following addresses, or by faxing it to the number indicated below.

Mailing address: 
Diana Passino
Dipartimento di Culture Comparate 
Palazzo Camponeschi
Piazza S. Margherita 2
67100 L'Aquila, Italy.
Fax: ++390862432113.

Registration fees of 55,00 Euro are payable (in cash) at the
conference desk, which will be open at the following times: Wednesday
24 September from 5 to 8 pm; Thursday 25 September from 9 to12 am;
Friday 26 September from 9 to12 am. Undergraduate and graduate
students are exempt from registration fees but should nevertheless
send the registration form.

Registration form for the 
L'Aquila, 25-27 September 2003
deadline for registration: 31 August 2003
Last name_________________________________________________________________
First name _________________________________________________________________




I would would not like to go on the excursion on the afternoon of 27

Note: all participants are requested to complete the section below:

The receipt for the registration fee of Euro 55 should be made out to:

Last name:
First name:

Date: _____________________


L'Aquila may be reached by car or by bus.

a) By car:
from the A24 motorway (Rome - Teramo). Exit:

b)	 By bus:

Buses for L'Aquila leave from Tiburtina Station.

How to reach Tiburtina Station:

>From Fiumicino airport trains leave every 15 minutes between 6.27 am
and 9.27 pm, and every 30 minutes between 9.27 pm and 11.27 pm; trains
are less frequent on Sundays and holidays. The journey takes about 40
minutes. The trains timetable is available at

>From Ciampino airport, take the bus to Anagnina (buses leave every 20
minutes). At Anagnina, take the underground, A line, direction
Battistini, to Termini. In Termini, change to the B line, direction
Rebibbia, and get off at Tiburtina Station. The whole journey from
Ciampino airport to Tiburtina station takes about one hour.

Tiburtina may also be reached by underground (B line) from Termini
train station. The journey takes about 10 minutes.

Bus tickets to L'Aquila must be bought at the ARPA ticket agency,
located near the Tiburtina bus station. The journey to L'Aquila (city
centre, Piazza Battaglione degli Alpini - ''Fontana Luminosa'') takes
about one hour and 40 minutes.


Pescara Bus station is situated in Piazza della Repubblica by the main
train station.

Buses from Pasquale Liberi Airport to the bus station leave every 10
minutes (from 5.30 am to 11.30 pm). The journey time is about 10

Bus tickets to L'Aquila must be bought at the ARPA ticket agency,
located near the bus terminal. The journey to L'Aquila
(city centre, Piazza Battaglione degli Alpini - ''Fontana Luminosa'')
takes about one hour and 50 minutes.

You may check ARPA timetables on their website


We would like to remind you that on 21-23 September 2003 MMM4 (4th
Mediterranean Morphology Meeting) will take place in Catania (Sicily,
Italy). The conference theme is Morphology and Language Typology. For
information, please contact Antonietta Bisetto
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