LINGUIST List 14.1472

Thu May 22 2003

Calls: South Asian Langs/General Ling/TX USA

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Message 1: 23rd South Asian Languages Analysis

Date: Wed, 21 May 2003 09:44:16 +0000
From: rbhatt <rbhattmail.utexas.edu>
Subject: 23rd South Asian Languages Analysis

23rd South Asian Languages Analysis 
Short Title: SALA XXIII

Date: 10-OCT-03 - 12-OCT-03
Location: Austin, Texas, United States of America
Contact: Rajesh Bhatt
Contact Email: rbhattmail.utexas.edu 
Meeting URL: http://ccwf.cc.utexas.edu/~sala23

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics 
Call Deadline: 01-Jun-2003

Meeting Description:

The XXIIIrd annual meeting of the SALA conference will be held at the
University of Texas at Austin from Oct. 10-12, 2003. The SALA
conferences cover a wide range of issues in the study of South Asian
Languages. A non-exhaustive list includes descriptive linguistics,
historical linguistics, language teaching, sociolinguistics, and
theoretical linguistics. 

		 SALA XXIII Call for Papers
 South Asian Languages Analysis Roundtable
 October 10-12, 2003
 The University of Texas, Austin



 INVITED SPEAKERS
 Shobhana Chelliah (North Texas) 
 Megan Crowhurst (Texas)
 Veneeta Dayal (Rutgers)
 Vijay Gambhir (Pennsylvania)
 Paul Kiparsky (Stanford)
 Anoop Mahajan (UCLA)

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute presentations (plus 10 minutes of
discussion) on issues related to South Asian languages and
linguistics. The SALA conferences cover a wide range of issues in the
study of South Asian Languages. A non-exhaustive list includes
descriptive linguistics, historical linguistics, language teaching,
sociolinguistics, and theoretical linguistics.

Papers that relate to the following issues are specially welcome: the
description and analysis of the underdocumented languages of South
Asia (including Tibeto-Burman and Iranian languages, Indo-Pakistani
Sign Language and Romani), and the teaching of South Asian languages
at an advanced level.

All abstracts should be submitted by e-mail as attachments to
sala23ccwf.cc.utexas.edu, specifying `Abstract' in the subject line
and the following information in the body of the message:

- author's name(s) - title of abstract
- area of linguistics - affiliation
- e-mail address - postal address

Abstracts should be anonymous and be either in .txt (plain text,
preferable) or .pdf formats. Abstracts should be limited to two pages
(using 1'' margins on all sides and 11pt font size) including examples
and references. If, for any reason, you are unable to submit the
abstract by e-mail, please contact the organizers.

Submission Dealine: June 1, 2003, 
Notification of Acceptance: June 30, 2003

Information about the conference will be posted at: 
http://ccwf.cc.utexas.edu/~sala23 

Local Organizing Committee:
Rajesh Bhatt, Robert King, Rajesh Kumar, Herman van Olphen

External Committee:
Rakesh Bhatt (UIUC), Miriam Butt (UMIST), 
Alice Davison (Iowa), Jeffrey Lidz (Northwestern)
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