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LINGUIST List 16.3180

Thu Nov 03 2005

Calls: Socioling/Kazakhstan;General Ling/Taiwan

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


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        1.    Juldyz Smagulova, Language and Identity
        2.    Hui-chuan Huang, The 13th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association


Message 1: Language and Identity
Date: 31-Oct-2005
From: Juldyz Smagulova <zhuldyzkimep.kz>
Subject: Language and Identity



Full Title: Language and Identity

Date: 12-May-2006 - 13-May-2006
Location: Almaty, Kazakhstan
Contact Person: Juldyz Smagulova
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Feb-2006

Meeting Description:

Language and Identity conference will be organized by the Department of General Linguistics of Kazakh State University. The conference will be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan.



CALL FOR PAPERS:
The last third of the twentieth century witnessed a surge of the so-called ''ethnic revival'' with a renewed stress on language in various mobilizations of ethnicity and nationalism through the world. The aim of the conference is to explore the process and mechanisms of collective identity formation, role of language in identity transformation, language and ethnic conflicts, role of education in language identity shaping. Topics may include among others:

- Language and identity: theoretical perspectives
- Language contact and identity
- Language and ethnic identity
- Language identity in transforming society

Submission information:

Full-length paper (14, 000 symbols, Times New Roman, Microsoft Word 6.0 or higher) should be submitted electronically by email, in subject line write 'Language and identity and conference'. All papers will be reviewed.

Deadline for paper submissions: February 1, 2006
Notification of acceptance: March 1, 2006.

Registration fee is $30.
Conference registration information and conference program will be sent with notification.

All submissions should include:
- The title of the paper
- 50 word abstract
- Full-length paper (14,000 symbols)
- Name and affiliation of the author
- The author's postal address
- The authors email address
- Key words (no more than 5 words)

Selected papers will be published prior the conference.
The travel and subsistence costs are paid by the participants.


NOTE: The panel 'Language identity in transforming society' will be organized in the framework of the INTAS project on 'New language identity in transforming society: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan' (6th Framework Programme) and aims to bring together project working teams and scholars working in the same filed for exchange of knowledge and information.



Message 2: The 13th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association
Date: 31-Oct-2005
From: Hui-chuan Huang <hcjhuangmx.nthu.edu.tw>
Subject: The 13th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association



Full Title: The 13th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association
Short Title: AFLA XIII

Date: 24-Mar-2006 - 26-Mar-2006
Location: Hsinchu, Taiwan
Contact Person: Henry Yungli Chang
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.ling.nthu.edu.tw/afla13

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Austronesian

Call Deadline: 30-Nov-2005

Meeting Description:

The 13th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association will be held in Taiwan, jointly sponsored by the Graduate Institute of Linguistics of National Tsing Hua University and the Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica. This is the first time for AFLA to be held in a place where a number of Austronesian languages are still actively spoken. We invite submissions of abstracts in any area of Austronesian linguistics. Each paper will be allotted 30 minutes, with 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS
The 13th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA XIII)

Date: March 24-26, 2006
Venue: Graduate Institute of Linguistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Deadline for submission of abstracts: November 30, 2005
Notification of acceptance: December 30, 2005
Contact Person: Henry Yungli Chang
Meeting Email: afla13gate.sinica.edu.tw
Website: http://www.ling.nthu.edu.tw/afla13

The 13th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association will be held in Taiwan, jointly sponsored by the Graduate Institute of Linguistics of National Tsing Hua University and the Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica. This is the first time for AFLA to be held in a place where a number of Austronesian languages are still actively spoken. We invite submissions of abstracts in any area of Austronesian linguistics. Each paper will be allotted 30 minutes, with 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.

Keynote speakers:
-- Edward Keenan (University of California, Los Angeles)
-- Paul Jen-kuei Li (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)

Invited speakers:
-- Isabelle Bril (LACITO-CNRS, France)
-- Sandra Chung (University of California, Santa Cruz)
-- Kuang Mei (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)
-- Norvin Richards (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
-- Lisa Travis (McGill University)

Submission Guidelines:
Submissions are limited to 1 singly authored and 1 jointly authored abstract per author. Abstracts should be anonymous and confined to one A4 (or US Letter) page, with 1-inch or 2.5-cm margins on all sides and in 12-point type. An additional page for data, figures, and references may be included. Already published papers will not be accepted. The abstract should include the title, and should be submitted by email as both Word and PDF attachments to afla13gate.sinica.edu.tw. Please indicate 'afla13 abstract_(your full name)' in the subject heading, and include the following information in the body of your email message:
(1) Title of the paper
(2) Name(s) of the author(s)
(3) Affiliation(s) of the author(s)
(4) Postal address
(5) Email address
(6) Area of linguistics of the paper (e.g. formal/functional, phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, discourse analysis, historical linguistics, etc.)

Organizing Committee:
Henry Yungli Chang (Academia Sinica)
Yueh-chin Chang (National Tsing Hua University)
Chin-Chuan Cheng (Academia Sinica)
Dah-an Ho (Academia Sinica)
Hui-chuan J. Huang (National Tsing Hua University)
Lillian M. Huang (National Taiwan Normal University)
Li-May Sung (National Taiwan University)
Wei-tien Dylan Tsai (National Tsing Hua University)
Elizabeth Zeitoun (Academia Sinica)





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