LINGUIST List 14.101

Mon Jan 13 2003

Calls: French Lang Studies/Applied Ling

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  1. j.dewaele, Postgraduates in French Language Studies, UK
  2. hknoerr, Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Canada

Message 1: Postgraduates in French Language Studies, UK

Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2003 07:53:10 +0000
From: j.dewaele <j.dewaelebbk.ac.uk>
Subject: Postgraduates in French Language Studies, UK


Workshop for potential postgraduates in French language studies

Short Title: Workshop French language
Location: London, UK
Date: 01-Feb-2003 - 01-Feb-2003 

Contact Person: Aidan Coveney
Meeting Email: a.b.coveneyex.ac.uk
Linguistic Subfield(s): Applied Linguistics 
Subject Language(s): French

Language Family: Romance

Meeting Description: 

AFLS Workshop for potential postgraduates in French language studies
This *free* workshop is for potential postgraduates in all areas of
French Language Studies and is organised by the Association for French
Language Studies (AFLS).

WHERE? Birkbeck College, University of London (room 1074, main
Birkbeck bulding, Malet Street, Bloomsbury; next to Senate House)
Please note that this is NOT a publicity event for any particular
institution or Department, but is part of a general AFLS drive to
increase the number of postgraduates in our discipline.

The programme will include short talks, Question & Answer sessions and
time for for small group or individual discussions. It will cover:
GENERAL & PRACTICAL ISSUES An overview of different possibilities at
Masters' level and beyond; funding and career opportunities; what
being a postgraduate is really like at the various stages; what to do
in order to start next year.

AREAS OF FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDIES AND POSSIBLE RESEARCH
TOPICS

A panel of experienced researchers will outline what work in their
areas involves, and suggest some priorities and possible topics for
research projects. Areas will include:

* Description & Analysis of French (in its different
varieties) - Phonology, Grammar, Lexis, Discourse;
* History of French;
* French, Second Language Acquisition and other areas of
Applied Linguistics;
* Sociolinguistics and French, including Variation.

Speakers will include:
Professor Jenny Cheshire; Dr Jean-Marc Dewaele;
Professor John Green; Dr Florence Myles;
Professor David Trotter.

Some help with travel expenses will be available to students
(Finalists or M.A) coming from a long distance, and who attend the
Workshop for the whole day.

If you would like to register for the Workshop, please complete the
details below and send the form by e-mail, to the organiser, Aidan
Coveney, a.b.coveneyex.ac.uk Please send this AS SOON AS POSSIBLE,
and not later than Wednesday 22 January.
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Message 2: Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Canada

Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2003 14:28:38 +0000
From: hknoerr <hknoerruottawa.ca>
Subject: Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Canada


2003 Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics Conference

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Date: 01-Jun-2003 - 04-Jun-2003 
Call Deadline: 30-Jan-2003

Web Site: http://www.aclacaal.org/
Contact Person: Martine Peters
Meeting Email: mpetersaclacaal.org
Linguistic Subfield(s): Applied Linguistics 

Meeting Description: 

The Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics will hold its 2003
conference as part of the Congress of the Social Sciences and
Humanities at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, from June
1st to the 4th. Members are invited to submit abstracts for single
papers as well as symposia. 

ABSTRACT REQUIREMENT

1. Abstracts for single papers should be no longer than 150 words and
must be typed in Times New Roman (font 12). They can include
references but should not contain a bibliography. Abstracts for
symposia should include a general description of the symposium (150
words) as well as a description of each panel member presentation (150
words).

2. Please add five key words describing your research.

3. In order to help ensure anonymity, abstracts should not contain
excessive reference to its author's publications.

4. Abstracts should contain

a. a title (for the symposium indicate a main title as well as the
title of each presentation)

b. an indication of the main arguments involved

c. a statement of conclusions reached and an assessment of their significance

d. the name of the author(s) or the name of the coordinator as well as
the name of each presenter for the symposium

e. their affiliation

f. their e-mail address as well as their postal address

g. It should also mention if the author(s) require(s) audio-visual material

5. Only the abstract meeting the above criteria will be evaluated.


MAIL ABSTRACTS AND SUBMISSION FORMS BEFORE January 30th, 2003

To: CAAL Program Committee
attention: Martine Peters
D�partement de linguistique et de didactique des langues
Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al
Case postale 8888, Succursale Centre-Ville
Montr�al (Qu�bec)
Canada H3C 3P8


Or preferably they should be sent by email as a Word or Wordperfect
document to mpetersaclacaal.org.

Please note that members only may send submissions and that presenters
will eventually have to pay for multimedia equipment ($ 50) if
needed. You can pay by credit card on the CAAL web site:
http://www.aclacaal.org/ or mail your payment for 2003 along with your
submission.



Association canadienne de linguistique appliqu�e

Appel de communications 2003
 
L'association canadienne de linguistique appliqu�e tiendra son colloque
de lan 2003 au sein du Congr�s des sciences sociales et humaines �
luniversit� Dalhousie, Halifax, Nouvelle-�cosse, du 1er au 4 juin,
2003. Les membres de lassociation sont invit�s � soumettre des
propositions pour des communications ainsi que pour des symposiums.

FORMAT DES PROPOSITIONS

1) Les propositions pour les communications ne doivent pas d�passer
150 mots et doivent �tre dactylographi�es en Times New Roman (police
12). Elles peuvent inclure des r�f�rences mais ne doivent pas inclure
une bibliographie. Les propositions pour les symposiums doivent
inclure une description g�n�rale du symposium (150 mots) ainsi quune
description de la pr�sentation de chaque intervenant (150 mots).

2) Veuillez inclure 5 mots cl�s d�crivant votre recherche.

3) Afin dassurer lanonymat, les propositions ne doivent pas contenir
de trop nombreuses r�f�rences aux publications de lauteur.

4) Les propositions doivent inclure 

a) un titre (pour les symposiums indiquer un titre g�n�ral ainsi que
le titre de chaque intervention)

b) les id�es directrices de largumentation 

c) les conclusions et une �valuation de leurs port�es 

d) le nom de(s) auteur(e)(s) ou le nom du coordinateur du symposium
ainsi que le nom de chaque intervenant

e) leur institution dattache

f) leur adresse �lectronique ainsi que leur adresse postale 

g) Elle doit aussi indiquer les besoins en mat�riel audio-visuel. 

5) Seules les propositions qui respectent toutes les consignes seront
prises en consid�ration.

ENVOI DES PROPOSITIONS ET DES NOTICES AVANT LE 15 D�CEMBRE 2002
Comit� de congr�s de lACLA 
Martine Peters
D�partement de linguistique et de didactique des langues
Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al
Case postale 8888, Succursale Centre-Ville
Montr�al (Qu�bec) Canada H3C 3P8

Ou de pr�f�rence comme envoi �lectronique, sous format Word ou
Wordperfect � mpetersaclacaal.org.

Veuillez noter que seuls les membres ayant pay� leur adh�sion �
lassociation pour 2003 peuvent soumettre des propositions et que les
pr�sentateurs et pr�sentatrices devront �ventuellement payer pour
obtenir un �quipement multim�dia (50 $) sils en ont besoin. Vous
pouvez payer par carte de cr�dit sur le site de lACLA:
http://www.aclacaal.org/ ou envoyez votre paiement en m�me temps que
votre proposition.
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