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LINGUIST List 16.3271

Sun Nov 13 2005

Calls: General Ling/Lithuania;General Ling/Japan

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

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        1.    Ruta Jankauskiene, Language, Culture and Technologies
        2.    Hiroko Kasuya, Eighth Annual International Conference, JSLS2006

Message 1: Language, Culture and Technologies
Date: 11-Nov-2005
From: Ruta Jankauskiene <ruta.veterytektu.lt>
Subject: Language, Culture and Technologies


Date: 19-May-2006 - 21-May-2006
Location: Kaunas, Lithuania
Contact Person: Ruta Jankauskiene
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.ktu.lt/en/conf2006.html

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): None

Call Deadline: 25-Jan-2006

Meeting Description:

Faculty of Humanities

4th International Conference

We invite teachers, scholars and postgraduate students to participate and to contribute papers to the fourth international conference hosted by Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania.

For effective communication across cultures one needs not only linguistic competence, but also social communicative skills and intercultural awareness. Language education could play a crucial role in stimulating a better understanding and mutual respect between different cultures. It is very important to develop communicative and intercultural competence necessary to participate fully in our modern societies.

The objective of the conference is to provide an international forum for researchers from around the world to exchange practices as well as to stimulate the implementation of innovative approaches into the studies of modern languages and culture.

The conference is expected to result in a broadening of the knowledge base of international Digital Technologies development, to foster the formation of professional networks among participants.

The conference will include a number of plenary, paper presentation sessions and round table discussions.

THE LANGUAGES OF THE CONFERENCE: English, German, French, Russian and Lithuanian

SUGGESTED TOPICS are recommended, but not limited to the following areas:

- Linguistics
- Sociolinguistics
- Problems of Translation and Intercultural Communication
- Language and Technologies
- Culture in the Context of Globalization and Glocalization
- Means of Intercultural Communication: Music, Language, Arts and Technologies

Message 2: Eighth Annual International Conference, JSLS2006
Date: 11-Nov-2005
From: Hiroko Kasuya <kasuyahirondo.plala.or>
Subject: Eighth Annual International Conference, JSLS2006

Full Title: Eighth Annual International Conference, JSLS2006
Short Title: JSLS2006

Date: 10-Jun-2006 - 11-Jun-2006
Location: Tokyo, Japan, Japan
Contact Person: Kei Nakamura
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.cyber.sccs.chukyo-u.ac.jp/JSLS/JSLS2006

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English; Japanese

Call Deadline: 20-Jan-2006

Meeting Description:

The Japanese Society for Language Sciences invites proposals for our Eighth Annual International Conference, JSLS 2006. JSLS2006 will be co-sponsored with the Institute of Educational Research and Service (IERS) at the International Christian University (ICU). We welcome three categories of proposals: (1) symposium (themed panel), (2) paper (oral presentation), and (3) poster. Our plenary speaker will be Dr. Fred Genesee (McGill University).

We would like to encourage submissions on research pertaining to language sciences, including linguistics, psychology, education, computer science, brain science, and philosophy, among others. We will not commit ourselves to one or a few particular theoretical frameworks. We will respect any scientific endeavor that aims to contribute to a better understanding of the human mind and the brain through language.

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