LINGUIST List 14.2928

Mon Oct 27 2003

Calls: Cognitive Science/Russia; General Ling/USA

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  1. olja, 1st Russian Conference on Cognitive Science
  2. zanuttir, Comparative and Cross-Linguistic Research in Syntax, Semantics & Computational Linguistics

Message 1: 1st Russian Conference on Cognitive Science

Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2003 04:24:20 +0000
From: olja <oljabull.nmd.msu.ru>
Subject: 1st Russian Conference on Cognitive Science


1st Russian Conference on Cognitive Science

Date: 09-Oct-2004 - 12-Oct-2004
Location: Kazan, Russia
Contact: Olga Fedorova
Contact Email: cogsci04s2s.msu.ru. 
Meeting URL: http://www.ksu.ru/cogsci04

Linguistic Sub-field: Cognitive Science 
Call Deadline: 01-Mar-2004

Meeting Description:

FIRST RUSSIAN CONFERENCE ON COGNITIVE SCIENCE
October 9-12, 2004, Kazan

Additional information on the conference is available at
http://www.ksu.ru/cogsci04, or by e-mail at: cogsci04s2s.msu.ru.

First Call for Papers

The working languages of the conference will be Russian and English.

Those willing to participate in the conference are requested to send a
short e-mail message, in Russian or in English, no later than January
15, 2004, to the address cogsci04s2s.msu.ru. The message must
include:

- the title of the paper 
- the author's (authors') full name(s)
- affiliation 
- 3 to 5 keywords

The program committee needs these messages in order to have a
preliminary estimate of the number and range of paper
proposals. Decisions on the acceptance of proposed papers will be made
on the basis of the abstracts that must be submitted no later than
March 1, 2004. Please submit the abstract of your paper, in Russian or
in English, by e-mail to the address cogsci04s2s.msu.ru as a MS Word
or LaTeX file attached to an e-mail message. The maximal size of an
abstract is 2 pages (single-spaced, Times New Roman, 12 type size),
including illustrations and references. One author cannot participate
in more than two proposed papers. At the beginning of an abstract
please indicate the following pieces of information:

- the title of the paper
- the author(s) information, including:
o full name
o affiliation
o degree or educational status (undergraduate student, graduate
student, Ph.D., etc.)
o postal address
o phone number
o e-mail address
- 3 to 5 keywords
- the preferred form of presentation: oral or poster

The program committee will inform the authors of its decisions on the
acceptance of proposals by June 1, 2004. The accepted abstracts will
be published by the beginning of the conference. Publication of
selected presentations is planned after the conference.

Chairman of the Program Committee: Boris M. Velichkovsky (Dresden
University and Federal Center of Speech Pathology and
Neurorehabilitation; psychology). Vice-chairs: Andrej A. Kibrik
(Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and
Moscow State University; linguistics) and Tatiana V. Chernigovskaya
(St.Petersburg State University; linguistics and neurobiology)

Chairman of the Organizing Committee: Valery D. Solovyev (Kazan State
University; computer science and linguistics). Vice-chair: Aleksey
N. Gusev (Moscow State University; psychology).

Additional information on the conference is available at
http://www.ksu.ru/cogsci04, or by e-mail at: cogsci04s2s.msu.ru.



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Message 2: Comparative and Cross-Linguistic Research in Syntax, Semantics & Computational Linguistics

Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2003 10:01:45 +0000
From: zanuttir <zanuttirgeorgetown.edu>
Subject: Comparative and Cross-Linguistic Research in Syntax, Semantics & Computational Linguistics


Comparative and Cross-Linguistic Research in Syntax, Semantics &
Computational Linguistics
Short Title: GURT 2004

Date: 26-MAR-04 - 28-MAR-04
Location: Washington, DC, United States of America
Contact: Raffaella Zanuttini
Contact Email: gurtgeorgetown.edu 
Meeting URL: http://complingtwo.georgetown.edu/~gurt/GURT.html

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics 
Call Deadline: 30-Oct-2003

Meeting Description:

GURT 2004 will focus on syntax, semantics, and computational
linguistics, as pursued from a comparative or cross-linguistic
perspective. We are particularly interested in submissions in the
following areas:

* The syntax and semantics of clause types
* Syntactic variation across varieties of English
* The internal structure of the noun phrase
* Negation, negative polarity, and negative concord
* Tense and aspect in formal and/or computational semantics
* Microvariation in the left periphery of the clause
* Linguistic typology for machine translation

These areas are of special interest to faculty and students at
Georgetown, and we anticipate that there will be special sessions
devoted to them.

INVITED SPEAKERS: Paola Beninc� (University of Padua)
 Guglielmo Cinque (University of Venice)
 Lilliane Haegeman (University of Lille)
 James McCloskey (UC Santa Cruz)
 Toshiyuki Ogihara (University of Washington)
 Henri�tte de Swart (University of Utrecht)

LAST CALL FOR PAPERS

This is a final reminder that the deadline for submission of abstracts
to GURT 2004, ''Comparative and Cross-linguistic Research in Syntax,
Semantics and Computational Linguistics'' is coming up: October 30,
2003.

We welcome any topics in syntax, semantics, and computational
linguistics. We solicit submissions for 30 minute presentations
followed by 10 minutes of discussion. Please visit our website for
details concerning submissions:
http://complingtwo.georgetown.edu/~gurt/GURT.html
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