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LINGUIST List 16.3395

Mon Nov 28 2005

Calls: Discourse Analysis/Germany;General Ling/Greece

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

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        1.    Juergen Spitzmueller, Methods in Linguistic Discourse Analysis following Foucault
        2.    Antonis Botinis, ISCA Workshop on Experimental Linguistics

Message 1: Methods in Linguistic Discourse Analysis following Foucault
Date: 24-Nov-2005
From: Juergen Spitzmueller <spitzmuelleraccess.unizh.ch>
Subject: Methods in Linguistic Discourse Analysis following Foucault

Full Title: Methods in Linguistic Discourse Analysis following Foucault

Date: 06-Sep-2006 - 08-Sep-2006
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Contact Person: Juergen Spitzmueller
Meeting Email: spitzmuelleraccess.unizh.ch
Web Site: http://www.phil.uni-mannheim.de/lingkoll06/english.html

Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Linguistic
Theories; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Jan-2006

Meeting Description:

In this section of the 41st Linguistic Colloqium in Mannheim, the focus is
exclusively set on methodical and methodological questions concerning
discourse-linguistic analyses following Foucault (following reflects the
intended ambiguity of the German preposition nach, which means 'according to'
and 'after').

A number of linguistic titles from diverse disciplines, related more or less
intensely to Michel Foucault's discourse theory, have been published in recent
years. However, since both the terminology and the methods used are that
multi-faceted, a complete overview is hardly possible. If the analysis of social
discourses is not only to be a subsidiary linguistic activity, but is to become
a new discipline (whatever it will look like), an intense reflexion about
concepts, methods and aims is inevitable.

We would like to invite you to such a reflexion on the occassion of the 41st
Linguistic Colloquium in Mannheim
(http://www.phil.uni-mannheim.de/lingkoll06/english.html), entitled ''The Order
of Standard and the Differentiation of Discourses'', which takes place from 6th
till 8th September 2006 at the University of Mannheim.

In our section on ''Methods in Linguistic Discourse Analysis following Foucault
(Methoden der Diskurslinguistik nach Foucault)'', the focus is exclusively set
on methodical and methodological questions concerning discourse-linguistic
analyses following Foucault (following reflects the intended ambiguity of the
German preposition nach, which means 'according to' and 'after').

The following subjects are suggested, amongst others:

- the presentation of concrete discourse-linguistic methods
- a discussion of potential new methodical approaches
- reports about current, completed and envisaged projects
- a discussion of basic methodic questions (e.g. qualitative vs. quantitative
approaches, possibilities and limitations of corpus-based work)
- a discussion about the relationship between concrete methodic procedures and
the theoretic and epistemologic conceptions.

Please send your proposals, including an abstract (max. 600 words), by 1st
January 2006 to one of the following adresses:

Prof. Dr. Ingo H. Warnke
Universität Kassel, FB 09
34109 Kassel

Dr. Jürgen Spitzmüller
Universität Zürich, Deutsches Seminar
Schönberggasse 9
8001 Zürich
Message 2: ISCA Workshop on Experimental Linguistics
Date: 23-Nov-2005
From: Antonis Botinis <abotinisphil.uoa.gr>
Subject: ISCA Workshop on Experimental Linguistics

Full Title: ISCA Workshop on Experimental Linguistics

Date: 28-Aug-2006 - 30-Aug-2006
Location: Athens, Greece
Contact Person: Antonis Botinis
Meeting Email: isca-athens2006phil.uoa.gr
Web Site: http://www.phil.uoa.gr/~abotinis/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Feb-2006

Meeting Description:

ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Experimental Linguistics
28-30 August 2006, Athens Greece
Workshop site address: http://www.phil.uoa.gr/~abotinis


The general aims of the Workshop are to bring together researchers of
linguistics and related disciplines in a unified context as well as to discuss
the development of experimental methodologies in linguistic research with
reference to linguistic theory, linguistic models and language applications.

1. Theory of language
2. Cognitive linguistics
3. Neurolinguistics
4. Speech production
5. Speech acoustics
6. Phonology
7. Morphology
8. Syntax
9. Prosody
10. Speech perception
11. Psycholinguistics
12. Pragmatics
13. Semantics
14. Discourse linguistics
15. Computational linguistics
16. Language technology

I. Lexicon
II. Sentence
III. Discourse

1 February 2006, deadline of abstract submission
1 March 2006, notification of acceptance
1 April 2006, registration
1 May 2006, camera ready paper submission
28-30 August 2006, Workshop

Antonis Botinis, University of Athens, Greece

Marios Fourakis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Barbara Gawronska, University of Skövde, Sweden

Mark Aronoff, Stony Brook University, USA
Cinzia Avesani, University of Padova, Italy
Gerard Bailly, Université Stendhal, France
Robert Bannert, University of Umeå, Sweden
Mary Beckman, The Ohio State University, USA
Hervé Bourlard, IDIAP Research Institute, Switzerland
Joan Bresnan, Stanford University, USA
Luigi Burzio, Johns Hopkins University, USA
David Caplan, Harvard University, USA
Alan Cruse, University of Manchester, UK
Anne Cutler, Max-Planck Institute, The Netherlands
Carol Fowler, Haskins Laboratories, USA
John Goldsmith, University of Chicago, USA
Carlos Gussenhoven, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
William Hardcastle, Queen Margaret University College, UK
Julia Hirschberg, Columbia University, USA
Ellen Kaisse, University of Washington, USA
Diane Kewley-Port, Indiana University, USA
Robert Ladd, The University of Edinburgh, UK
Anders Löfqvist, Haskins Laboratories, USA
Bernd Möbius, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Francis Nolan, University of Cambridge, UK
John Ohala, University of California Berkeley, USA
Mario Rossi, Université de Provence, France
Jan van Santen, University of Oregon, USA
Niels Schiller, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
Marc Swerts, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Jean Veronis, Université de Provence, France
Gary Weismer, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Aikaterini Bakakou-Orphanou, University of Athens
Antonis Botinis, University of Athens
Christoforos Charalambakis, University of Athens

ISCA Workshop on Experimental Linguistics
Department of Linguistics
University of Athens
GR-15784, Athens

Tel.: +302107277668
Fax: +302107277029
e-mail: isca-athens2006phil.uoa.gr
Workshop site address: http://www.phil.uoa.gr/~abotinis

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