LINGUIST List 15.147

Fri Jan 16 2004

Calls: Pragmatics/Spain; Lang Acquisition/Japan

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  1. rgommor, 2nd Symposium on Intercultural, Cognitive and Social Pragmatics
  2. ksuda, The Japan Second Language Association

Message 1: 2nd Symposium on Intercultural, Cognitive and Social Pragmatics

Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 14:45:44 -0500 (EST)
From: rgommor <rgommordhuma.upo.es>
Subject: 2nd Symposium on Intercultural, Cognitive and Social Pragmatics


2nd Symposium on Intercultural, Cognitive and Social Pragmatics 
Short Title: EPICS II 

Date: 26-May-2004-05-26 - 28-May-2004
Location: Seville, Spain
Contact: Manuel Padilla
Contact Email: mpadillasiff.us.es 

Linguistic Sub-field: Pragmatics 
Call Deadline: 01-Mar-2004 

Meeting Description:

The research group ''Intercultural Pragmatic Studies
(English-Spanish): Pragmatic and Discourse Aspects'' of the University
of Seville (Spain) is pleased to announce its Second Symposium on
Intercultural, Cognitive and Social Pragmatics (EPICS II Euro'
Encuentros de Pragmatica Intercultural, Cognitiva y Social), to be
held in May 26-28 2004.

The second edition of the symposium will be devoted to the
introduction of the new journal ''Intercultural Pragmatics'',
published by Mouton de Gruyter. The journal's editor-in-chief,
Dr. Istvan Kecskes, Professor of Linguistics and Education at the SUNY
at Albany and Mr. Peter Grundy, Associate Principal Lecturer, English
Language Centre, at Northumbria University, and member of the advisory
board of the journal, have confirmed their presence as the
symposiumEuro(tm)s keynote speakers. Also, a plenary session of the
symposium will be dedicated to a formal introduction of
''Intercultural Pragmatics'' during which the participants will be
able to meet the editor-in-chief, some of the board members, and
representatives from Mouton the Gruyter to discuss the mission, policy
and content of the journal.

The Symposium will serve as a forum where applied linguists and
practitioners of Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis can meet, share
experiences, discuss common problems, and present papers on their
latest research in the field. EPICS II also wishes to create awareness
among graduating students of the growing interest in this area of
linguistic expertise. 

SECOND SYMPOSIUM ON INTERCULTURAL, COGNITIVE AND SOCIAL PRAGMATICS
(EPICS II)DEDICATED TO THE NEW JOURNAL INTERCULTURAL PRAGMATICS''
(Mouton de Gruyter)

University of Seville (Spain)
May 26-28, 2004
SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS: EPICS II

Dear colleagues:

This second circular is to remind you that Second Symposium on
Intercultural, Cognitive and Social Pragmatics (EPICS II Euro"
Encuentros de Pragmatica Intercultural, Cognitiva y Social) will be
held in Seville on May 26-28 2004 . This symposium is organised by the
research group ''Intercultural Pragmatic Studies (English-Spanish):
Pragmatic and Discourse Aspects'' of the University of Seville (Spain)
and will be will be devoted to the introduction of the new journal
''Intercultural Pragmatics'', published by Mouton de Gruyter. The
journal's editor-in-chief, Dr. Istvan Kecskes, Professor of
Linguistics and Education at the SUNY at Albany and Mr. Peter Grundy,
Associate Principal Lecturer, English Language Centre, at Northumbria
University, and member of the advisory board of the journal, have
confirmed their presence as the symposiumEuro(tm)s keynote
speakers. Also, a plenary session of the symposium will be dedicated
to a formal introduction of ''Intercultural Pragmatics'' during which
the participants will be able to meet the editor-in-chief, some of the
board members, and representatives from Mouton the Gruyter to discuss
the mission, policy and content of the journal.

The Symposium will serve as a forum where applied linguists and
practitioners of Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis can meet, share
experiences, discuss common problems, and present papers on their
latest research in the field. EPICS II also wishes to create awareness
among graduating students of the growing interest in this area of
linguistic expertise.

SUBMISSIONS: We welcome original papers, written in English (45
minutes in length, the last 10 minutes will be devoted to questions
and discussion) on any topic relevant to the mission of
''Intercultural Pragmatics''. The journal is especially interested in
papers that:

-explore the implications of pragmatics research for theoretical 
developments and practical applications in the fields of second 
language acquisition and intercultural communication,
-discuss language in use in the context of cross-cultural interaction,
-analyze pragmatics research findings from the perspective of bi- and 
multilingual development, 
-study the nature of interaction of bi- and multilinguals and language 
learners,
-investigate the effect of dual language and multilingual systems on 
the development and use of pragmatics skills,
-examine the teachability and learnability of pragmatic skills in 
instructional environments.

Participants should submit one-page abstract (500 words) accompanied by 
a step-by-step outline of the presentation and the following 
information: 

1. Author's name(s) and affiliation
2. Title of paper
3. Audio-visual equipment required (VHS video, OHP, cassette)
4. E-mail address(es)
5. Postal address(es)

Electronic submissions as e-mail attachments (RTF,ASCII, HTML) are
highly encouraged. Proposals may be sent to Pilar Garces
pilar_garcesyahoo.com, Reyes Gomez rgommordhuma.upo.es, Alicia
Hern�ndez ahernandezus.es, or Manuel Padilla mpadillasiff.us.es .
Submissions by fax will not be accepted. Those without e-mail access
can send 2 printed copies of your abstract, outline and accompanying
information to:

Manuel Padilla Cruz
Dpto. Filolog�a Inglesa (Lengua Inglesa)
Universidad de Sevilla
C/ Palos de la Frontera s/n
41005 Seville (Spain)

DATES: Deadline for receipt of abstracts is MARCH 1, 2004 Notification
of acceptance will be sent by March 18, 2004. The committee will plan
the programme as soon as it has selected the successful abstracts, so
please indicate on the abstracts if you cannot present your paper on
any day of the conference (May 26-28). It is very difficult to
reschedule papers after the programme has been planned.

PUBLICATION: EPICS II participants are welcome to submit their papers
to be considered for publication in "Intercultural Pragmatics".
Guidelines for publication can be found at http://www.degruyter.com.
Also, a selection of papers will be published in the second issue of
the series EPICS. The final text of the presentation (2500 words
maximum) can be submitted (Word or RTF format) after the symposium but
no later than June 1, 2004. Style guidelines will be included in a
second call for papers.

FEES: 
Until April 15, 2004: Speakers 85 (euro) Students 30 (euro) and 
Attendants 60 (euro)
>From April 15, 2004 onwards: Speakers 95 (euro), Students 30 (euro)
and Attendants 70 (euro)
 
We hope you will circulate this Call for Papers to your colleagues and
others in your professional network, and to any discussion groups to
which you may subscribe. For more information (application form for
registration, account number, etc) please contact Manuel Padilla
mpadillasiff.us.es or Reyes Gomez rgommordhuma.upo.es. We hope to
see you in May 2004, here in Seville.

Thank you for your interest

The Organising Committee
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Message 2: The Japan Second Language Association

Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 02:55:15 -0500 (EST)
From: ksuda <ksudamvh.biglobe.ne.jp>
Subject: The Japan Second Language Association


The Japan Second Language Association 
Short Title: J-SLA 

Date: 05-Jun-2004 - 06-Jun-2004
Location: Gunma, Japan
Contact: Shigenori Wakabayashi
Contact Email: swkbysgpwu.ac.jp 
Meeting URL:
http://www.intsurf.ne.jp/~ykt/J-SLA2004/CallForPapers-E.html

Linguistic Sub-field: Language Acquisition 
Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2004 

Meeting Description:

Call for Papers(J-SLA2004) The 4rd Annual Conference of the Japan
Second Language Association: J-SLA2004
http://www.intsurf.ne.jp/~ykt/J-SLA2004/CallForPapers-E.html

Date: June 5 - 6, 2004
Place: Gunma Government Office Building 29th Floor (Maebashi, Gunma)
http://www.pref.gunma.jp/a/11/a1100209.htm

Plenary Speaker: 	Roger Hawkins
			Professor, University of Essex
			Editor of Second Language Research
			A member of the advisory board of J-SLA

Abstracts for papers and posters are invited on any theoretical and
empirical studies in SLA.Paper presentations will be 30 minutes long
with 15 minutes for questions. Please indicate on your abstract
whether you wish your submission to be considered for one category
only (please, specify) or for both categories.

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: March 31, 2004 (postmarked)
Notification of acceptance: April 30, 2004

[Abstract Submission Procedure]

Abstracts should not exceed two pages of A4 paper (Times New Roman 12
points in English or Ming-Cho Type 11 points in Japanese). If
possible, please submit your abstract as an e-mail attachment (MS
Word, RTF or PDF format) to: swkbysgpwu.ac.jp

Electronic submission is the preferred choice for abstracts. 

In the body of the e-mail message, include:
(1) the title of the paper
(2) name and affiliation of the author(s), the first author's postal
and e-mail addresses, telephone and fax number,
(3) type of proposal (paper or poster)
* Please note whether you are willing to participate in the poster
session if your paper is not accepted.
(4) a short version of the abstract for publication in the program
(100 words in English or 300 characters in Japanese)

Otherwise, please send 5 copies of the abstract and one information
sheet (1)-(4) by regular mail (or home-delivery service) to:

Shigenori Wakabayashi
Gunma Prefectural Women's University
1395-1 Kaminote, Gunma 370-1193�EuroEuroJAPAN
0270-65-8511 (extension 314)

[Notices regarding Abstract Submission]
(1) Figures and tables are not counted as part of the word limit, but
should be integrated into the abstract so that the abstract does not
exceed two pages of A4 paper.
(2) Please give the title of the abstract at the top of the abstract.
(3) Please do not put the name of the presenter on the abstract.
(4) Please write ''J-SLA Abstract Submission'' in the subject line

[General Notices]
(1) All presenters must be members of J-SLA at the time of the
conference. (It is not necessary for co-presenters to be members.)
(2) Information on joining J-SLA may be found at the following
website: http://www.intsurf.ne.jp/~ykt/
(3) No financial support for transportation and accommodation will be
offered.
(4) The language of presentations may be either Japanese or English.

For more information, please contact Shigenori Wakabayashi
swkbysgpwu.ac.jp
0270-65-8511 (extension 314).
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