LINGUIST List 14.3032

Fri Nov 7 2003

Calls: Socioling/USA; General Ling/Altaic/Turkey

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  1. ikedat, Symposium About Language and Society-Austin
  2. ozsoys, Workshop in Altaic Formal Linguistics-2

Message 1: Symposium About Language and Society-Austin

Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2003 23:12:07 -0500 (EST)
From: ikedat <>
Subject: Symposium About Language and Society-Austin

Symposium About Language and Society-Austin 
Short Title: SALSA 

Date: 16-Apr-2004 - 18-Apr-2004
Location: Austin, Texas, United States of America
Contact: SALSA Organizers
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL: 

Linguistic Sub-field: Sociolinguistics, Anthropological Linguistics
Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2004

Meeting Description:

Established in 1992, SALSA is a student-organized annual conference
sponsored by the departments of Linguistics, Anthropology, and
Communication Studies at The University of Texas at Austin. It has
become internationally recognized by graduate students and faculty
alike as a prestigious, interdisciplinary venue for presenting
cutting-edge work on the relationship of language and culture to
society. 2004 keynoe speakers are Susan Ervin-Tripp (University of
California, Berkeley), Emanuel Schegloff (University of California,
Los Angeles), Jurgen Streeck (University of Texas, Austin), and
Stanton Wortham, University of Pennsylvania). We encourage the
submission of abstracts on research that addresses the relationship of
language to culture and society. Desired frameworks include but are
not limited to:
Linguistic Anthropology 
Ethnography of Communication 
Language and Identity 
Speech Play, Verbal Art, and Poetics 
Language, Media, and Technology 
Discourse Analysis 
Conversation Analysis 
Language Vitality 
Language Socialization 
Language and Social Interaction
Gesture and Talk in Interaction 

Speakers will be allowed 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes
for discussion. Papers will be selected based on the evaluation of an
anonymously written abstract, which may not exceed 600 words. We will
accept only electronic submissions.

Please email your abstract to, 
Subject: SALSA 12 Abstract. 
Please include in the following order: 
1. Title of the paper 
2. Author's name 
3. Author's affiliation 
4. Address, phone number, and email address at which the author wishes
to be notified
5. A 600-word abstract* 
6. A short 200-word abstract* for publication in the conference
7. Equipment needs (e.g., overhead projector, computer projection,
etc.) *Please send the abstracts as a Word attachment as well as in
the body of the email message.

Late submissions will not be accepted, and we cannot accept papers
that are to be published elsewhere. Notification of acceptance or
rejection will be sent in mid-February 2004. Papers delivered at the
conference will be published as a special edition of the Texas
Linguistic Forum. Completed papers must be brought to the conference
to be included in the published proceedings.
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Message 2: Workshop in Altaic Formal Linguistics-2

Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2003 08:29:28 -0500 (EST)
From: ozsoys <>
Subject: Workshop in Altaic Formal Linguistics-2

Workshop in Altaic Formal Linguistics-2 
Short Title: WAFL- 2 

Date: 11-Oct-2004 - 13-Oct-2004
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Contact: A. Sumru Ozsoy
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL: 

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics 
Subject Language Family: Altaic 
Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2004 

Meeting Description:

Workshop in Altaic Formal Linguistics aims at bringing together
linguists working on various aspects of all languages of the Altaic

Invited Speakers

Jaklin KORNFILT		(Syracuse University)

Special session: Comparative Altaic syntax

Marcel ERDAL		(University of Frankfurt)
Meltem KELEPIR		(Bogazici University)
Heejeong KO		(MIT)
Richard LARSON		(SUNY - Stony Brook )
Akira WATANABE		(University of Tokyo)


Abstracts are invited in all areas of Altaic linguistics for the
Second Meeting of the Workshop in Altaic Formal Linguistics.
Presentations will be twenty minutes in length plus ten minutes for

Abstract submission guidelines:

* Deadline for RECEIPT of abstracts is March 15, 2004.

* Abstracts should be limited to 2 pages (using 1'' margins on all
sides and 11 pt font size or larger) including references and with the
examples inserted in the text (not after the text).

* The title of the abstract should appear at the top of the abstract
and the abstract title, author's name, affiliation, and e-mail address
should appear on a separate page (if abstract is submitted as an
attachment or in hard copy).

* Abstracts can be submitted by e-mail to <> as a Word
file attachment.

* It is also possible to submit abstracts in hard copy by faxing three
copies to the attention of WAFL Abstract Review Committee at (90-212)-
287 24 70 or mailing three copies to

	Dil Merkezi
	Bogazici University
	Bebek 34342 Istanbul

Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously.

Registration fee: 	Students	$20
			Others		$40

Fees will be paid during registration.

If you have any questions, please send e-mail to <> or
call the Language Center at (90-212) 257 50 39.

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