LINGUIST List 15.1767

Thu Jun 10 2004

Calls: General Ling/BVI; General Ling/USA

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  1. uprcreolistics, The Islands in Between: Literature, Language, and Culture of the Eastern Caribbean
  2. miguel.rodriguez-mondonedo, 35th Conference of the North Eastern Linguistic Society

Message 1: The Islands in Between: Literature, Language, and Culture of the Eastern Caribbean

Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2004 14:30:54 -0400 (EDT)
From: uprcreolistics <uprcreolisticsyahoo.com>
Subject: The Islands in Between: Literature, Language, and Culture of the Eastern Caribbean

The Islands in Between: Literature, Language, and Culture of the
Eastern Caribbean

Date: 03-Nov-2004 - 07-Nov-2004
Location: Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Contact: Don Walicek
Contact Email: uprcreolisticsyahoo.com 

Linguistic Sub-field: Applied Linguistics ,Discourse Analysis
,Historical Linguistics ,Language Description ,Linguistic Theories
,Morphology ,Phonology ,Psycholinguistics ,Sociolinguistics ,Syntax
,Typology ,Writing Systems ,Ling & Literature ,Anthropological
Linguistics ,Language Acquisition

Subject Language: Afro-seminole Creole ,Leeward Caribbean Creole
English ,Bahamas Creole English ,Bajan ,Berbice Creole Dutch ,Dutch
Creole ,Lesser Antillean Creole French ,French Guianese Creole French
,Guyanese Creole English ,Haitian Creole French ,Windward Caribbean
Creole English ,Turks And Caicos Creole English ,Tobagonian Creole
English ,Trinidadian Creole English ,Virgin Islands Creole English

Call Deadline: 03-Sep-2004 


Meeting Description:

co-organized by The seventh annual Eastern Caribbean Island Cultures
Conference is co-organized by the University of Puerto Rico at Río
Piedras, the University of the West Indies at Cave Hill, and
H.S. Lavity Stout Community College, Tortola-BVI. Papers should focus
on the Eastern Caribbean. Proposals should include: an abstract (250
words), the author's name, postal and email address (if available),
and home institution (if applicable), and a brief biography (50 words
or less). Send abstracts to islandsconferencehotmail.com

C a l l f o r P a p e r s
for the seventh annual 
Eastern Caribbean Island Cultures Conference

The Islands in Between: Language, Literature and Culture of the
Eastern Caribbean

3-7 November 2004, Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands (arrival
Wednesday, 3 November; departure Sunday, 7 November)

co-organized by
 University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras University of the West
Indies at Cave Hill, Barbados and H.S. Lavity Stout Community College,
Tortola-BVI


Suggested topics include:
- Creole Linguistics
- Language and Culture, Language and Identity in the Eastern Caribbean
- Eastern Caribbean Drama, Poetry and Fiction
- Special Panel on BVI Literature
- Special Panel on Emancipation and Festival in the BVI 
- Art and Popular Culture of the Eastern Caribbean
- Eastern Caribbean Carnivals and Other Performance Traditions
- Amerindian History and Cultural Studies
- Culture and Politics, Culture and Economics in the Eastern Caribbean
- Other Topics Related to Eastern Caribbean Cultures


Deadline: no later than 3 September 2004; Notification: 17 September
2004

Space may be limited and priority will be given to abstracts received
by 1 September.

Papers should conform to the allotted twenty minutes of presentation
time. Proposals should include: a one-page abstract (250 words), the
author's name, postal and email address (if available), and home
institution (if applicable), and a brief biography (50 words or less).

Send submissions or inquiries to: Puerto Rico Conference Organizing
Committee (Nick Faraclas, Mirerza González, Don Walicek):
islandsconferencehotmail.com

or mail to: Eastern Caribbean Island Cultures Conference, c/o
Department of English, P.O. Box 23356, UPR Station, San Juan, PR
00931-3356, Puerto Rico / USA
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Message 2: 35th Conference of the North Eastern Linguistic Society

Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2004 00:07:20 -0400 (EDT)
From: miguel.rodriguez-mondonedo <miguel.rodriguez-mondonedohuskymail.uconn.edu>
Subject: 35th Conference of the North Eastern Linguistic Society

35th Conference of the North Eastern Linguistic Society 
Short Title: NELS 35 

Date: 22-Oct-2004 - 24-Oct-2004
Location: Storrs, CT, United States of America
Contact: Miguel Rodriguez-Mondonedo
Contact Email: miguel.rodriguez-mondonedohuskymail.uconn.edu 
Meeting URL: http://www.linguistics.uconn.edu/nels35.html 

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 15-Jun-2004 


Meeting Description:

The 35th Conference of the North Eastern Linguistic Society
With a Special Session on Sign Languages
October 22-24, 2004
University Of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut

INVITED SPEAKERS
Daniel B�ring (UCLA) 
Anders Holmberg (University of Durham)
Diane Lillo-Martin (University of Connecticut)
Lisa Selkirk (University of Massachusetts)

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes of
discussion) on any aspect of theoretical linguistics. Abstracts are
also invited for a poster session. Please specify the sessions you
would like to be considered for. Submissions are limited to one
individual and one joint abstract per author.

We are pleased to announce a SPECIAL SESSION on SIGN LANGUAGES.
Abstracts are also invited for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes of
discussion) within the special session on any topic related to the
theoretical or experimental study of Sign Languages.

All abstracts should be submitted as attachments, in PDF format only
to the following email address:

abs-nelsuconn.edu

The filename should be unique. You should use your first name's
initial and your last name to name your abstract. For example: John
Smith's abstract would be named jsmith.pdf, NOT abstract.pdf or
nels.pdf. The subject of the message should specify ''Abstract'', and
the body should include the following information:

author's name(s), affiliation and e-mail address
title of abstract
area of linguistics (syntax, phonology, etc.)

Please specify whether you would like your abstract to be considered
for:
__ the main session
__ the poster session
__ the special session
(multiple selections possible).

Abstracts should be limited to one page (using 1'' margins on all
sides and 11pt font size) with an optional additional page containing
examples and references. Non-standard fonts and software should be
avoided and all fonts should be embedded in the .pdf document.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: June 15, 2004
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: August 15, 2004

For more information, please visit

http://nels.uconn.edu

or contact the organizers at:

nels35uconn.edu
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