LINGUIST List 15.766

Thu Mar 4 2004

Calls: Historical Linguistics/USA

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  1. Angelo Mercado maom, 16th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference

Message 1: 16th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference

Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2004 10:52:23 -0500 (EST)
From: Angelo Mercado maom <Angelo>
Subject: 16th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference

16th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference
Los Angeles, California, USA

05-Nov-2004 - 06-Nov-2004
Contact Name: Brent Vine
Contact Email:
Conference URL:

Linguistic Subfield: Historical Linguistics

Call Deadline: 14-Jun-2004

Meeting Description:

16th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference (Friday-Saturday, 5-6
November 2004), a forum for linguists, philologists, and
archaeologists working in Indo-European studies and related
disciplines, sponsored by the Program in Indo-European Studies at the
University of California, Los Angeles.

Call for Papers:

FRIDAY.SATURDAY, 5-6* NOVEMBER 2004, on the campus of the University
of California at Los Angeles.

We invite papers on any aspect of Indo-European studies: linguistics,
archaeology, comparative mythology, culture. Papers on both
interdisciplinary and specific topics (e.g., typology, methodology,
reconstruction, the relation of Indo-European to other language
groups, the interpretation of material culture, etc.) are welcome. A
period of twenty minutes will be allotted for each paper, followed by
a ten-minute discussion period. ABSTRACTS** MUST BE RECEIVED by
Monday, 14 JUNE 2004.

* Depending upon the number of abstracts received and topics treated,
the conference may be extended to Sunday, 7 November.

** We ask that those contemplating submission of an abstract please
pay careful attention to the following guidelines:

 . Abstracts should be no more than 1-2 pages typewritten (about
700 words maximum).

 . Please attach a cover sheet, with your name, institutional
affiliation, and accurate contact information (mailing address and
e-mail address) for the summer and fall of 2004.

 . Abstracts should indicate the precise topic to be treated, the
author's contribution to the problem, the relationship of the work to
previous scholarship on the topic, and the author's specific
conclusions and their relevance for the field of Indo-European

 . Only one abstract may be submitted per person.

 . If an abstract is accepted:

 .. the author must submit a revised abstract in an
electronic format (in addition to the preliminary abstract),
e.g. Microsoft Word document (DOC; please include special fonts used),
Rich Text Format (RTF), Postscript (PS), or Portable Document Format
(PDF; most preferred), etc., by Friday, 1 October 2004 for publication
on line;

 .. the final version of the paper must be read at the
conference by the author of the abstract. (In the case of a
co-authored abstract, the final version must be presented by one or
more of the co-authors.)

Address all abstracts and inquiries to:

 Indo-European Conference Committee
 UCLA Program in Indo-European Studies
 100 Dodd Hall
 405 Hilgard Avenue
 Los Angeles, CA 90095-1417

Preliminary abstracts can also be sent via e-mail as an attached file
(see instructions on submitting revised electronic abstracts above) to
Prof. Brent Vine < > and Angelo Mercado < >.

For further information, please contact the Program's main office by
telephone at 1 (310) 825-4171 (weekdays, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. US
Pacific Time) or by fax at 1 (310) 206-1903.

ATTENTION JUNIOR SCHOLARS: Through the generosity of its donors, the
Friends and Alumni of Indo-European Studies (FAIES) will offer a prize
for the best paper by a current student or recent PhD (received 1999
or later). Please indicate your current status and year of PhD with
your abstract if you qualify. At least one week prior to the
conference, eligible presenters should contact:

 Dr. Karlene Jones-Bley
 2143 Kelton Avenue
 Los Angeles, California 90025-5705

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The most current information can be found on the Program's website at
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