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LINGUIST List 16.2969

Thu Oct 13 2005

Calls: General Ling/Germany;General Ling/Canada

Editor for this issue: Kevin Burrows <kevinlinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Melanie Green, International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media
        2.    Magdalena Goledzinowska, Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 15


Message 1: International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media
Date: 10-Oct-2005
From: Melanie Green <mcgreenunc.edu>
Subject: International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media



Full Title: International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media
Short Title: IGEL

Date: 05-Aug-2006 - 09-Aug-2006
Location: Fraueninsel in Lake Chiem, near Munich, Germany
Contact Person: Willie van Peer
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.arts.ualberta.ca/igel/Newsletter15.htm#Munich

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 13-Feb-2006

Meeting Description:

Call for papers:
10th biannual conference of IGEL: International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media
5-9 August 2006
Chiemsee (Munich), Germany

Abstracts of papers are invited in 300 words with the name(s) of the author(s), institutional affiliation, mailing address, and email address. For a proposed symposium or workshop, please provide a 300-word description of the topic, full details of the organizer and contributors as above, and the titles and abstracts of their proposed contributions.

Deadline for abstracts is 13 February 2006 to Willie van Peer at vanpeerdaf.uni-muenchen.de.

IGEL 2006 CALL FOR PAPERS

IGEL, the International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media, will have existed 20 years when it holds its 10th biennual conference in Munich in 2006. Obviously we will have occasion to celebrate ­ and will do so in style!

The conference takes place from Saturday 5th to Wednesday 9th August 2006, in the renovated monastery on the picturesque Lady's Isle (Fraueninsel) in Lake Chiem, at the foot of the Alps, near Munich, Germany. You can see some pictures of the conference location at: http://www.arts.ualberta.ca/igel/Newsletter15.htm#Munich.

Please send your proposals for papers, for a symposium or a workshop to the address below not later than 13th February 2006. Abstracts for papers should be about 300 words, and include the name(s) of the author(s), institutional affiliation, mailing address, and email address. For a proposed symposium or workshop, please provide a 300-word description of the topic, the full details of the organizer as above, and in addition the names of contributors, their institutional affiliations, mailing address, and email address, and the titles and abstracts of their proposed contributions.

Papers will be scheduled for 20 minutes, with an additional 10 minutes for questions and discussion. A symposium or workshop will be scheduled for 1 1/2 or 2 hours, depending on the number of participants.

Next to the usual papers, workshops and symposia there will be a round-table with the founding fathers/mothers of the association on the future of empirical studies. There will also be a plenary debate on the views of Denis Dutton, editor of the journal Philosophy and Literature (published by Johns Hopkins University Press). Professor Dutton has agreed to attend.

Plenary speakers will include: Elizabeth Long (Rice University), Norbert Groeben (University of Cologne), James Pennebaker (University of Texas), Margrit Schreier (International University of Bremen), and William St Clair (Trinity College, Cambridge University).

Topics are invited in the following and related fields:

- Literary reading processes (emotion, cognition, personality, etc.)
- The social role of literature and related media (e.g. film, theatre, Internet, multimedia, virtual reality)
- Literature / media from an evolutionary perspective
- Early literary / media socialization
- Pedagogical and educational aspect of literature and the media
- The processes of literary/media production, distribution and reception
- The role of literary and other cultural institutions: past, present and future
- The empirical study of historical reception and historical readers
- Digital methods of research on literature and the media (text analysis, corpus studies, hypertext models, etc.)

Proposals should be submitted by February 13th 2006. They should be sent by email to:

Willie van Peer
Department of Languages and Communication
Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU)
D-80539 Munich
Germany
vanpeerdaf.uni-muenchen.de

A decision on acceptance will be provided by March 15th 2006.



Message 2: Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 15
Date: 09-Oct-2005
From: Magdalena Goledzinowska <fasl15chass.utoronto.ca>
Subject: Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 15



Full Title: Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 15
Short Title: FASL-15

Date: 12-May-2006 - 14-May-2006
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Contact Person: Magdalena Goledzinowska
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/fasl15/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Linguistic Theories; Morphology; Phonology; Psycholinguistics; Syntax

Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2006

Meeting Description:

The Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics conference will be held at the University of Toronto on May 12-14, 2006. Abstracts are invited for 20 minute presentations (plus 10 minutes for discussion, for a total of 30 minutes) on topics dealing with formal aspects of Slavic syntax, semantics, morphology, phonology or psycholinguistics. In addition to regular conference sessions, there will be a special Workshop on Clitics. Please indicate if you wish your abstract to be considered for the special session on clitics.

The deadline for the receipt of abstracts is January 15, 2006

Invited speakers:
Željko Bošković, University of Connecticut
Catherine Rudin, Wayne State College

Invited student speaker:
Rok Žaucer, University of Ottawa

Please consult the Conference website at
http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/fasl15/


Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 15
The Toronto Meeting

Call for papers

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Toronto in collaboration with the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures is pleased to invite abstracts for submission to the Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics conference to be held at the University of Toronto on May 12-14, 2006.

Abstracts are invited for 20 minute presentations (plus 10 minutes for discussion, for a total of 30 minutes) on topics dealing with formal aspects of Slavic syntax, semantics, morphology, phonology or psycholinguistics. In addition to regular conference sessions, there will be a special Workshop on Clitics. Please indicate if you wish your abstract to be considered for the special session on clitics.

The deadline for the receipt of abstracts is January 15, 2006

Invited speakers:
Željko Bošković, University of Connecticut
Catherine Rudin, Wayne State College

Invited student speaker:
Rok Žaucer, University of Ottawa

Conference website:
http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/fasl15/

Abstracts are not to exceed ONE PAGE, 12-point font (plus another page for references) and they must be ANONYMOUS with only a title and sent in pdf format to: fasl15chass.utoronto.ca

Please send another e-mail or a separate file with the following information:
1. title of paper
2. your name
3. address and affiliation
4. telephone and fax numbers
5. e-mail address
6. whether you wish your abstract to be considered for the Workshop on Clitics

Abstracts can also be sent by regular mail. Please include 5 anonymous copies as well as an information sheet with points 1-6 above to:

FASL-15
c/o Magdalena Goledzinowska
Department of Linguistics
University of Toronto
130 St. George Street, room 6076
Toronto, ON, M5S 3H1
Canada

Please note that the abstracts must be received by January 15, 2006. We hope to make the program available in mid-March 2006.

Persons interested in attending the conference are invited to register their e-mail and mailing addresses with us at fasl15chass.utoronto.ca

Central and East European financial support:
As in the past FASL meetings, we will try to offer modest financial assistance to those participants with successful submissions who cannot find funding elsewhere and where exchange rates make travel prohibitive. Please note that this assistance is dependent on our final budget. If you wish to be considered for financial support, please indicate this along with your submission.





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