LINGUIST List 15.1140

Wed Apr 7 2004

Calls: Applied Ling/USA; General Ling/Spain

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  1. christiane.dalton-puffer, Empirical perspectives on CLIL: Integrating language and content
  2. iaelena, New Reflections on Grammaticalization 3

Message 1: Empirical perspectives on CLIL: Integrating language and content

Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 03:47:17 -0400 (EDT)
From: christiane.dalton-puffer <>
Subject: Empirical perspectives on CLIL: Integrating language and content

Empirical perspectives on CLIL: Integrating language and content 

Date: 24-Jul-2005 - 29-Jul-2005
Location: Madison, WI, United States of America
Contact: Christiane Dalton-Puffer
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL: 

Linguistic Sub-field: Applied Linguistics ,Discourse Analysis

Call Deadline: 01-May-2004 

Meeting Description:

This is a symposium to be held during the AILA 2005 Congress. It aims
to bring together researchers with an interest in language issues that
arise in Content-and-Language-Integrated (CLIL or CBI)
classrooms. This symposium intends to bring together researchers who
are investigating characteristics of language produced in CLIL
classrooms The points of interest may be located at any level of
linguistic organization and will be concerned with issues and
questions such as the following:

# What are the characteristics of CLIL classroom discourse? Are these
similar/different across contexts (linguistic, institutional,
# In what ways is CLIL classroom language different from (or the same
as) FL classes and/or L1 content classes?
# When CLIL happens in foreign language environments, what are the
influences of the surrounding L1 culture on the CLIL classroom
# What is the role of L1 and the nature of language contact in CLIL

The purpose is to invite reflection, share experiences and identify
areas for future research and development grounded on empirical
observations on what happens in CLIL classrooms.

To ensure that the event retains its character as a symposium (rather
than another string of papers), it is vital that enough time is left
for discussion. This would translate into a 15-minute presentation
with 15 minutes for questions and discussion.

Please submit your 250-word abstract by 1 May 2004 to the two

Notification of acceptance 20 May 2004. Due to the time restrictions
for AILA symposia, we will only be able to accept 5-6 papers for the
symposium itself. However, we are also looking into the possibilities
of publishing a collection of articles on empirical CLIL research. We
therefore invite you to send us your proposal even if you are not
planning to attend AILA2005 but are working in this field.
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Message 2: New Reflections on Grammaticalization 3

Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 03:58:19 -0400 (EDT)
From: iaelena <>
Subject: New Reflections on Grammaticalization 3

New Reflections on Grammaticalization 3 
Short Title: NRG3 

Date: 17-Jul-2005 - 20-Jul-2005
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL: 

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics ,Historical Linguistics
,Language Description ,Linguistic Theories ,Morphology ,Pragmatics
,Semantics ,Syntax ,Text/Corpus Linguistics ,Typology

Call Deadline: 30-Nov-2004 

Meeting Description:

The goal of the conference is to bring together contributions from
different orientations within the field of grammaticalizatyion. As in
the two previous conferences (NRG1, Potsdam 1999, and NRG2, Amsterdam
2002), we expect both the speakers and the audience to question old
assumptionsand come up with new ideas on grammaticalization itself and
on other related issues.

Papers are invited on all aspects of grammaticalization. The actual
length of the presentation will depend on the number of proposals
accepted, but participants should allow for 20-30 minute presentations
plus 10 minute question time. The final arrangement will be
communicated together with the abstract acceptance notification.

Abstracts must be between 400 and 600 words long and must (i) state
clearly the purpose of the paper and the topic/problem to be
discussed, (ii) specify the data used (if any), and (iii) list the
relevant references.

For abstract publication purposes, please, follow these formatting
guidelines: your text should be in Times New Roman font (size 12pt),
single-spaced and have 3cm margins on each side. The title,
author´┐ŻEuro(tm)s name and affiliation should be in bold type and
centred on the lines at the top of the page.

Please, send your abstract as an e-mail attachment to

Proposals for workshops are also welcome. We would like all conference
participants to be able to attend individual workshop presentations,
and for this reason the NRG3 workshops have to be compatible with the
main conference programme. This means that the format of the workshops
must be organized around 30/40 minute presentations (20/30 min. + 10
min. discussion). Each worshop should comprise:

1) An introductory paper by the convenor(s). It should summarize
previous research, specify the approaches to be found in the workshop
and explain the scope of the papers to be given.

2) Up to 5 papers (20/30 min. + 10 min. discussion). The preference is
for one-day workshops, but other schedules may also be considered. If
this were the case, we could consider up to 9 papers per workshop.

3) Final discussion (up to 90 min.) on topics covered by the papers,
methodological issues and questions for future research. Please, send
your abstract as an e-mail attachment to

The deadline for workshop proposals is 30 November 2004. 
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