LINGUIST List 16.680

Tue Mar 08 2005

Calls: General Ling/Finland; General Ling/Spain

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        1.    Jussi Niemi, 9th Nordic Conference on Bilingualism
        2.    Rebeka Campos, 2005 Bilbao-Deusto International Student Conference in Linguistics

Message 1: 9th Nordic Conference on Bilingualism

Date: 04-Mar-2005
From: Jussi Niemi <>
Subject: 9th Nordic Conference on Bilingualism

Full Title: 9th Nordic Conference on Bilingualism
Short Title: 9NCB

Date: 10-Aug-2006 - 12-Aug-2006
Location: Joensuu, Finland
Contact Person: Jussi Niemi
Meeting Email:
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 03-Apr-2006

Meeting Description:

The 9th Nordic Conference on Bilingualism

University of Joensuu (Finland)
August 10 - 12, 2006

The conference is organized by the Language Departments of the University of
Joensuu, and it will take place on the university's Joensuu campus.

Papers are invited in any area of bilingualism such as the acquisition of two
languages, bilingual education, bilingual language processing, translation and
interpretation, and language contact phenomena.

Invited plenary speakers:

Sandra Halverson (Bergen): Cognitive Aspects of Translation and Bilingualism

Kenneth Hyltenstam (Stockholm): TBA

Matti Laine (Turku/Åbo): Neurocognitive Aspects of Bilingualism and Translation

Karl Pajusalu (Tartu): Bilingualism and Bidialectalism from the Viewpoint of
Phonological Typology

Shana Poplack (Ottawa): Language Contact and Language Change (tentative title)

The conference language will be English, and the proceedings will be published
in early 2007 as a volume in Studies in Languages, University of Joensuu (for
the titles published in this series, see

One-page abstracts of maximally 500 words should be submitted electronically to
9NCB (with full author contact information) by

April 3, 2006.

Please also express your preference for the presentation mode: paper (20 min. +
10 min. for discussion), or poster.

Those wishing to organize a workshop at the meeting should submit a one-page
description of their workshop theme as well as the individual abstracts of the
presentations to the conference organizers by the same deadline.

The conference fees are: Regular 50 euro, Student 25 euro.

Notification of acceptance as well as the program, information on accommodation,
travel and conference fee payment procedures will be sent out by May 15, 2006.

Conference e-mail:
Conference web page:

Organizing Committee:

Chair: Jussi Niemi, Linguistics Department
Secretary: Alexandre Nikolaev, Linguistics Department

Raija Elsinen, Language Centre, Christopher Hall, German Department, Pirkko
Muikku-Werner, Finnish Dept., Jukka Mäkisalo, Dept. of Finnish, Savonlinna
School of Translation Studies, Marja Nenonen, Linguistics Department, Sinikka
Niemi, Swedish Department, Esa Penttilä, English Department, Lea Siilin, Russian
Department, Sonja Tirkkonen-Condit, Department of Translation Studies,
Savonlinna School of Translation Studies, Greg Watson, English Department,
Stefan Werner, Language Technology

Personal e-mail addresses:

University of Joensuu web page:
City of Joensuu web page: (click "English", top
of the page)
For flight connections, see
For train connections, see

Message 2: 2005 Bilbao-Deusto International Student Conference in Linguistics

Date: 07-Mar-2005
From: Rebeka Campos <>
Subject: 2005 Bilbao-Deusto International Student Conference in Linguistics

Full Title: 2005 Bilbao-Deusto International Student Conference in Linguistics
Short Title: BIDE'05

Date: 23-Jun-2005 - 25-Jun-2005
Location: Bilbao, Spain
Contact Person: Rebeka Campos-Astorkiza
Meeting Email:
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 08-Apr-2005

Meeting Description:

Theoretical, Experimental, Applied, and Computational Linguistics

2nd Call for Papers

2005 BIDE (Bilbao-Deusto) Student Conference in Linguistics

Keynote Speaker:
Ricardo Etxepare, CNRS/LEHIA

We are pleased to announce the 2005 BIDE (Bilbao-Deusto) Student Conference in
Linguistics. The aim of BIDE is to serve as rendezvous for new generations of
academics from all areas of linguistic research. BIDE provides students a
welcoming atmosphere where they can present their own work and get feedback from
peers as well as senior researchers.

Abstracts are due on or before April 8, 2005. Your proposal should describe
original, unpublished work that may be in progress. Authors are limited to
maximum of one individual and one joint submission (papers co-authored with
faculty will not be accepted). Send your abstract as a PDF or WORD file to with 'abstract submission' in the subject field. The abstract
should be anonymous and abide by the following specifications: do not exceed two
pages (examples and references included); use 1 inch (2.54 cms) margins on all
sides; and a 12 point size font (preferably Times New Roman). Include your
name(s), title of the paper, affiliation(s) and contact information in the email
body and indicate what area of linguistics your contribution fits in best, e.g.
morphology, phonetics, phonology, semantics, syntax and so on.

Notification of acceptance will be sent around the first week of May. Accepted
papers are allowed 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.

The papers presented at BIDE'05 are eligible for publication in the
International Journal of Basque Linguistics. The deadline for submitting papers
will be announced at the conference.

Organizing Committee
Irene Barbería (University of Deusto)
Rebeka Campos-Astorkiza (University of Southern California)
Susana Huidobro (University of the Basque Country and SUNY)
Leticia Pablos (University of Maryland)

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