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LINGUIST List 17.1190

Thu Apr 20 2006

Calls: Japanese/Korean Ling/Japan;Phonetics/USA

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

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        1.    kayo nagai, 16th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference
        2.    Schmeiser Benjamin, 48th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association

Message 1: 16th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference
Date: 18-Apr-2006
From: kayo nagai <k_nagaitc4.so-net.ne.jp>
Subject: 16th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference

Full Title: 16th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference
Short Title: JK

Date: 07-Oct-2006 - 09-Oct-2006
Location: Kyoto, Japan
Contact Person: Kayo Nagai
Meeting Email: jk16ling.bun.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Web Site: http://www.hmn.bun.kyoto-u.ac.jp/langlogic/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Japanese (jpn)
Korean (kor)

Call Deadline: 20-May-2006

Meeting Description:

The 16th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference
Kyoto University, Japan
October 7-9, 2006

Second Call for Papers

Deadline for Abstract Submission: May 20, 2006

Website: http://www.hmn.bun.kyoto-u.ac.jp/langlogic/jk16/

Guest Speaker
Kwang Chung (Catholic University, Seoul, Korea)

Invited Speakers
James Yoon (University of Illinois, USA)
Mamoru Saito (Nanzan University, Japan)

This conference aims to provide a forum for presenting research in Japanese and
Korean linguistics, thereby facilitating efforts to deepen our understanding of
these two languages, which have striking typological similarities. Papers in all
sub-areas of Japanese and Korean linguistics are invited. Presentations, except
for those by the keynote speakers, will be 20 minutes long and will be followed
by a 10-minute question and answer period.

Second Call for Papers

Please submit abstracts (one page, 500 words maximum) as a PDF file attached to
an email message to [jk16ling.bun.kyoto-u.ac.jp] by May 20, 2006. You may use a
second page for references and/or example sentences. The first line of your
abstract should indicate the category (Formal or Functional), followed by the
sub-field (e.g., Formal/Syntax, Functional/Discourse, etc.). The second line
should be the paper title. Omit your name and affiliation from the abstract. In
the body of your email message, include name(s) and affiliation(s), address,
phone number, and email address. Use the following subject header for your
email: ''JK16, Last name, First Initial.'' Please note that only one abstract
from each individual can be considered for acceptance. One individual abstract
or one jointly authored abstract may be submitted.

Abstract authors will be notified by early August whether their abstract has
been accepted.

All the necessary information about the conference will be posted to the
conference website, http://www.hmn.bun.kyoto-u.ac.jp/langlogic/jk16/, in the
coming weeks. Please direct any inquiries to jk16ling.bun.kyoto-u.ac.jp (Attn:
Kayo Nagai)
Message 2: 48th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association
Date: 18-Apr-2006
From: Schmeiser Benjamin <benschmeiserucdavis.edu>
Subject: 48th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association

Full Title: 48th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association
Short Title: MMLA

Date: 09-Nov-2006 - 12-Nov-2006
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Contact Person: Benjamin Schmeiser
Meeting Email: benschmeiserucdavis.edu
Web Site: http://www.uiowa.edu/~mmla/call_2006.html

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics

Call Deadline: 01-May-2006

Meeting Description:

The 48th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association will be
held in Chicago, IL from November 9-12. One of the sessions is dedicated toward
the field of Linguistics. This year 3-4 participants will present their work in
any area of phonetics in honor of the life and great career of Peter Ladefoged.
The session is titled, 'Current Issues in Phonetics: An Homage to Peter

**Extension for Call for Papers**
new deadline: May 1, 2006

Please send a 1 page abstract (a second page with references and tables is
permissible) in .pdf format to Benjamin Schmeiser, University of
California-Davis, benschmeiserucdavis.edu

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