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LINGUIST List 17.1561

Sun May 21 2006

Calls: Germanic Ling/Poland;General Ling/USA

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


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        1.    Norbert Fries, Deutsche Grammatik im Europäischen Dialog
        2.    Karlos Arregi, 37th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society


Message 1: Deutsche Grammatik im Europäischen Dialog
Date: 18-May-2006
From: Norbert Fries <friesanaman.de>
Subject: Deutsche Grammatik im Europäischen Dialog



Full Title: Deutsche Grammatik im Europäischen Dialog
Short Title: DGED

Date: 20-Sep-2006 - 22-Sep-2006
Location: Krakow, Poland
Contact Person: Norbert Fries
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://krakau2006.anaman.de/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): German, Standard

Language Family(ies): Germanic

Call Deadline: 30-Jul-2006

Meeting Description:

The main aim of the conference is to provide a forum for discussing the role of research and education of German grammar at european universities. Papers are welcomed from linguistics and education.

Thematischer Schwerpunkt des Kongresses ist
die deutsche Grammatik im europäischen Dialog, das heißt

die Auseinandersetzung mit grammatischen Phänomenen des Deutschen
- im Rahmen in Europa vertretener Denk- und Beschreibungsansätze
- unter Berücksichtigung der Relevanz entsprechender Fragestellungen
im Forschungs- und Lehr-Betrieb an europäischen Universitäten

In praktischer und institutioneller Hinsicht soll der Kongress
- einer Verständigung über Anforderungen in mit deutscher Grammatik
beschäftigten Studiengängen an europäischen Universitäten dienen und
- insbesondere den Dialog zwischen entsprechend interessierten
Nachwuchswissenschaftlern in Europa fördern

Die Kongress-Sprache ist Deutsch.



Message 2: 37th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society
Date: 18-May-2006
From: Karlos Arregi <karlosuiuc.edu>
Subject: 37th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society



Full Title: 37th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society
Short Title: NELS 37

Date: 13-Oct-2006 - 15-Oct-2006
Location: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
Contact Person: Karlos Arregi
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.nels.uiuc.edu

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jun-2006

Meeting Description:

The 37th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, NELS 37 (N37S)

Including a General Session, a Poster Session, and Special Sessions on Syntactic Theory and Psycholinguistics, and the Phonology and Morphology of Pidgins and Creoles

October 13-15, 2006
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Including a General Session, a Poster Session, and Special Sessions on Syntactic Theory and Psycholinguistics, and the Phonology and Morphology of Pidgins and Creoles

INVITED SPEAKERS

* J. Kathryn Bock (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
* Sandra Chung (University of California, Santa Cruz)
* Peter Lasersohn (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
* Lisa Selkirk (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
* Norval Smith (University of Amsterdam)

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes of discussion), and a poster session, on any aspect of theoretical linguistics. Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint abstract per author.

Abstract submission will be done online on the NELS 37 website: http://www.nels.uiuc.edu. Follow the ''Abstracts'' link on the left, and follow the instructions there. When submitting your abstract, please specify the sessions you would like to be considered for: Main, Poster, or one of the two special sessions.

Only online PDF submissions at the site specified above will be accepted. PDF files should be named with the author(s) last name(s) only, e.g. 'smith.pdf' in the case of one author or 'smithjohnson.pdf' in the case of two.

Abstracts should be anonymous, and limited to one page (using 1'' margins on all sides and 11pt font size) and a second page containing examples and references. Any non-standard fonts should be embedded in the PDF document.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: June 15, 2006
Notification of Acceptance: August 15, 2006

Please contact the conference organizers at nels-37uiuc.edu if you have any questions.

SPECIAL SESSIONS

Syntactic Theory and Psycholinguistics
Invited speaker: J. Kathryn Bock (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
This session will include regular-length talks that address issues in syntactic theory and psycholinguistics, including:

* Language processing
* Language comprehension
* Grammar and parsing
* Experimental studies and syntactic theory

Phonology and Morphology of Pidgins and Creoles
Invited speaker: Norval Smith (University of Amsterdam)
This session will include regular-length talks that address issues in the phonology and morphology of Pidgins and Creoles, including:

* Parallels between creoles and the learner-grammars of both adult (L2) and children (L1) learners
* Perception/production and Creole/Pidgin formation
* Patterns of epenthesis and other processes of adaptation/adjustment in Creoles and Pidgins
* Prosodic structures
* Universals in the formation of Pidgins and Creoles
* Cross language comparisons
* Inflection and derivation in Pidgins and Creoles

NELS 37 sponsors

* Department of Linguistics, UIUC
* School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics, UIUC
* Center for Advanced Study, UIUC
* Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese, UIUC
* Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, UIUC

For more information, please visit http://www.nels.uiuc.edu, or contact the organizers at nels-37uiuc.edu.



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