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LINGUIST List 16.3112

Fri Oct 28 2005

Calls: General Ling/Italy;General Ling/Belgium

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

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        1.    rita manzini, Incontro di Grammatica Generativa 32
        2.    luuk van waes, SIG Writing 2006 Conference

Message 1: Incontro di Grammatica Generativa 32
Date: 25-Oct-2005
From: rita manzini <rmanziniunifi.it>
Subject: Incontro di Grammatica Generativa 32

Full Title: Incontro di Grammatica Generativa 32
Short Title: IGG 32

Date: 02-Mar-2006 - 04-Mar-2006
Location: Florence, Italy
Contact Person: rita manzini
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.unifi.it/linguistica/igg32/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 19-Dec-2005

Meeting Description:

The “XXXII Incontro di Grammatica Generativa” will be organized by the University of Florence (Department of Linguistics, Piazza Brunelleschi 4) and will take place on March 2-4, 2006.

Università di Firenze
March 2-4, 2006


The ''XXXII Incontro di Grammatica Generativa'' will be organized by the University of Florence (Department of Linguistics, Piazza Brunelleschi 4) and will take place on March 2-4, 2006. Submissions are invited for papers in any field related to the formal study of grammar. Authors are requested to submit their anonymous abstracts by E-MAIL to the following address:


Please, add the author's complete SURFACE MAIL ADDRESS and E-MAIL ADDRESS at the bottom of the e-mail message. We can accept abstracts sent as attachments in .doc, .pdf or .rtf-format. Each speaker will be allotted 30 minutes for presentation plus 10 minutes for discussion. Abstracts must be anonymous and cannot exceed the length of 5000 characters including title, references, etc.

Students are invited to specify their status as there will be a quota reserved for them.

The official languages of the conference will be English and Italian.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: December 19th, 2005

Notification of acceptance will be no later than January 20th, 2006.

Invited speakers will be announced in the definitive call for papers

This call and further updates will be found at the Conference site at

The Organizing Commitee

Message 2: SIG Writing 2006 Conference
Date: 25-Oct-2005
From: luuk van waes <sigwriting2006ua.ac.be>
Subject: SIG Writing 2006 Conference

Full Title: SIG Writing 2006 Conference
Short Title: SIG Writing

Date: 20-Sep-2006 - 22-Sep-2006
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Contact Person: luuk van waes
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.ua.ac.be/sigwriting2006

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2006

Meeting Description:

We welcome papers in the broad area of writing research. The deadline for abstract submission is January 15, 2006.

Contributions, in the form of symposia, papers, computer presentations, and posters, can be submitted on various topics present in past SIG Writing events, as well as on topics not dealt with previously.

1. Academic writing
2. Analysis of text, of genre, and of text quality
3. Cognitive processes in writing (planning, revising, drafting strategies)
4. Collaborative writing
5. Computer-based writing instruction
6. Creative writing
7. Development of writing ability
8. Instructional design in the area of writing
9. Links between writing and other components of the language curriculum (reading, grammar, etc.)
10. Motivational and emotional factors in writing
11. New writing media and environments
12. Social and cultural aspects of writing
13. Spelling processes in writing
14. Teaching and learning of writing in different contexts
15. Therapeutic writing
16. Writing and literature
17. Writing research methodology
18. Writing to learn, writing across the curriculum
19. Written communication in non-educational settings
20. Other relevant topic

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