LINGUIST List 15.521

Mon Feb 9 2004

Calls: Phonetics/Poland; Philosophy of Lang/Spain

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  1. marzena, Controversial Issues in Polish Phonetics and Phonology
  2. reb35, 1st Joint Conference of SPP and ESPP

Message 1: Controversial Issues in Polish Phonetics and Phonology

Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2004 07:08:44 -0500 (EST)
From: marzena <>
Subject: Controversial Issues in Polish Phonetics and Phonology

Controversial Issues in Polish Phonetics and Phonology 

Date: 18-May-2004 - 18-May-2004
Location: Poznan, Poland
Contact: Marzena Zygis
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL: 

Linguistic Sub-field: Phonetics ,Phonology 
Subject Language: Polish

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2004 
This is a session of the following conference: Poznan Linguistic

Meeting Description:

The workshop 'Controversial issues in Polish phonetics and
phonology'will bring together phoneticians and phonologists interested
in the phonetic realizations and the underlying representations of
Polish speech sounds. Second call for papers for the workshop
"Controversial issues in Polish phonetics and phonology" which will be
part of the 35th Poznan Linguistic Meeting to be held in Poznan,
Poland, 18 ´┐ŻEuro" 20 May 2004.

The workshop will bring together phoneticians and phonologists
interested in the phonetic realizations and the underlying
representations of Polish speech sounds. Current controversial topics
in this field include, e.g.:
- the classification of the post-alveolar fricatives as
palato-alveolar or retroflex;
- the phonological interpretation of secondarily palatalized labials
as underlying one or two segments;
- the nature of the secondarily palatalized post-alveolar, is it
palatalized throughout and thus identical to the alveolo-palatal or a
palato-alveolar with a palatal off-glide;
- the classification of palatalized velar stops as secondarily
palatalized or palatal segments.

Although the focus of the workshop is placed on segmental phenomena,
other controversial issues of Polish phonetics and phonology are also
welcome for discussion.

We are also pleased to announce that Prof. Wiktor Jassem will be our

Organizers are Silke Hamann and Marzena Zygis (both ZAS Berlin,

Please submit a one-paged abstract (including references) as word
document or pdf. Do not use any other phonetic fonts than SIL Doulos
(available under Send the abstract
as attachment to the following email address:

Include your name, affiliation, email address, and the title of the
abstract in the text of the email. Deadline for submission is February
15, 2004.

Participants will be notified about acceptance by March 15, 2004.

For any questions concerning the workshop please contact the

Information on the general programme of the 35th Poznan Lingistic
Meeting, and on the registration and accomodation can be found at the
homepage of the conference:
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Message 2: 1st Joint Conference of SPP and ESPP

Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2004 07:48:19 -0500 (EST)
From: reb35 <>
Subject: 1st Joint Conference of SPP and ESPP

1st Joint Conference of SPP and ESPP
Short Title: SPP-ESPP Joint Conference 

Date: 03-Jul-2000 - 06-Jul-2000
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Contact: Richard Breheny
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL: 

Linguistic Sub-field: Philosophy of Language ,Cognitive Science
,Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 20-Feb-2004 

Meeting Description:

July 3 - July 6 2004
Barcelona, Spain

The aim of the European Society for Philosophy & Psychology is "to
promote interaction between philosophers and psychologists on issues
of common concern". Psychologists, neuroscientists, linguists,
computer scientists and biologists are encouraged to report
experimental, theoretical and clinical work that they judge to have
philosophical significance; and philosophers are encouraged to engage
with the fundamental issues addressed by and arising out of such
work. In recent years ESPP sessions have covered such topics as
spatial concepts, simulation theory, attention, joint attention,
reference, problems of consciousness, introspection and self-report,
emotion, perception, early numerical cognition, infants' understanding
of intentionality, memory and time, motor imagery, counterfactuals,
the semantics/pragmatics distinction, minimalism in linguistic theory,
reasoning, vagueness, mental causation, action and agency, thought
without language, externalism, connectionism, hypnosis, and the
interpretation of neuropsychological results.

The Society for Philosophy and Psychology is among the premier
organizations of its kind in the world. SPP was founded in 1974 to
provide a forum for exchanging ideas on the very latest empirical and
philosophical approaches to the mind. The name of the Society signals
the traditional liaison between philosophy and psychology, but our
interests extend well beyond these fields. Our membership includes
scholars from linguistics, neuroscience, evolutionary biology,
cognitive anthropology, artificial intelligence, psychopathology, and
cognitive ethology.
Some of the most important and well-known research themes in the
cognitive sciences were discussed in their nascent stages at the
Society's annual meeting. These meetings are lively and collegial, and
present an unrivaled opportunity for conversations that cross
disciplines. The Society takes special pride in creating a supportive
atmosphere for researchers at the beginning of their careers,
including graduate students. Many of them have gone on to become
prominent contributors to their fields and to the present life of the
In addition to invited lectures and symposia and contributed papers
and posters, the Society has recently added focused workshops on
empirical topics of interest to our members.
Invited Speakers:
Anthony Marcel (Cambridge)
Michael Posner (Oregon)
Francois Recanati (Paris)
Elizabeth Spelke (Harvard)
Invited Symposia:

OBJECT PERCEPTION convened by Jonathan Cohen (San Diego)
	Including: Roberto Casati (CNRS), Susanna Siegel (Harvard),
Brian Scholl (Yale)
OPACITY convened by Josef Perner (Salzburg)
	Including: Ian Apperly (Birmingham), Jill deVilliers (Smith
College, Massachussetts), Jay Garfield (Smith College)
LANGUAGE ACQUISITION convened by Nuria Sebastian (Barcelona) 
AGENCY convened by Karsten Steuber (College of the Holy Cross)
	Including: Luciano Fadiga (Medicine, Ferrara), Gregory Currie
(Philosophy, Nottingham)

 SPP Presidential Address: Frank Keil, Yale
Stanton Lecture: David Chalmers, Arizona

The Societies invite submitted symposia, papers and posters for this
meeting. Submitted papers are refereed and selected on the basis of
quality and relevance to psychologists, philosophers and
linguists. Papers should not exceed a length of 20 minutes (about 8
double-spaced pages) for a total 30 minute session. Submissions may be
by abstract but in the case of philosophical submissions a full paper
is preferred. The Societies also encourage joint submission of papers
as symposia topics (for 3 and up to 4 speakers across different
disciplines) the convenor should submit a brief (1000 word)
description of the symposium topic in addition to each participant
submitting an abstract/paper - all papers considered as part of a
submitted symposium will also be considered for independent
presentation. There will also be poster presentations. A submission
for a poster presentation should consist of a 500-word
abstract. Submitted papers may also be considered for presentation as
Please use the online submission form to be found at:

Otherwise electronic submissions are preferred (in PDF, PS or MS Word
format) and should be sent to any ONE of the following:
Colin Allen, 
Department of Philosophy, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
77843-4237, USA
Paul Bloom, 
Department of Psychology, Yale University, P.O. Box 208205, New Haven,
CT 06520-8205, USA
Richard Breheny, 
Research Centre for English and Applied Linguistics, University of
Cambridge, CAMBRIDGE CB2 1QA, UK
Zoltan Dienes, 
Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, School of Biological Sciences,
University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
Michael Martin,
Dept of Philosophy, UCL, LONDON WC1E 6BT, UK 
Jeffrey Poland, 
Dept of History, Philosophy and Social Science, Rhode Island School of
Design, Two College Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
History: At the 1996 annual Business Meeting, SPP membership moved to
presentation in contributed sessions at subsequent annual
meetings. The SPP funds up to two awards yearly, with no more than one
award per discipline. Awards are $250 paid out of SPP funds, and a
certificate. The yearly panel of judges includes the Program Co-Chairs
and the President, as well as any other willing SPP officers,
executive committee members, or regular members requested by this
group. Having a paper accepted for oral presentation in a contributed
session alone is not sufficient for receiving an award. At the 1997
meeting, membership moved to rename the award The William James Prize,
in light of James' contributions to both philosophy and psychology.
Rules for Submission 
1. To be eligible for the William James Prize, one must be pursuing a
doctoral degree in philosophy, psychology, or other relevant
disciplines, and must not have received the Ph.D. by the submission
deadline for contributed papers. This year's submission deadline is
February 20, 2004.
2. The William James Prize committee will determine the prize-winners
(if any) only after the program decisions have been made.
3. Prize-winners will be acknowledged by a special insert in the
conference program, and will receive their check and certificate at
the annual Presidential Address and Banquet.
4. The author(s) of the winning paper(s) will have the option to
publish a version of their paper, revised in light of the conference
discussion, in the journal Philosophical Psychology.
5. Please indicate your interest in being considered for the 2004
William James Prize in a cover letter accompanying your submission, if
you send your paper by mail. If you submit it electronically, you have
to check the appropriate box.
6. Your submission should follow the guidelines outlined in the
general call for papers.
Please bring the SPP William James award to the attention of your
graduate students
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