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LINGUIST List 17.210

Sun Jan 22 2006

Calls: Cognitive Science/Ireland;Japanese Ling/UK

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

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        1.    Louise McNally, European Society for Philosophy and Psychology
        2.    barbara pizziconi, Revisiting Japanese Modality

Message 1: European Society for Philosophy and Psychology
Date: 20-Jan-2006
From: Louise McNally <louise.mcnallyupf.edu>
Subject: European Society for Philosophy and Psychology

Full Title: European Society for Philosophy and Psychology
Short Title: ESPP

Date: 24-Aug-2006 - 27-Aug-2006
Location: Belfast, Ireland
Contact Person: Teresa McCormack
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.eurospp.org

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Neurolinguistics; Philosophy of Language; Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics; Semantics

Call Deadline: 01-May-2006

Meeting Description:

The 14th annual meeting of the European Society for Philsophy and
Psychology will be held August 24-27, 2006, at Queen's University,




Queen's University Belfast, UK
24-27 August 2006

Invited Speakers:
* Gy├Ârgy Gergely (Budapest)
* Susan Goldin-Meadow (Chicago)
* Patrick Haggard (London)
* Kevin Mulligan (Geneva)

Invited Symposia:

AUDITORY PERCEPTION opened by Jerome Dokic, IJN Paris

MODALITY AND LANGUAGE opened by Bencie Woll, UCL London

MENTAL TIME TRAVEL opened by Teresa McCormack, Belfast

PRETENCE opened by Hannes Rakoczy, MPG Leipzig

The Society invites submitted papers, posters and symposia for this meeting.

TOPICS. Previous topics covered at the ESPP include spatial concepts, emotion, perception, simulation theory, attention, reference, problems of consciousness, early numerical cognition, infants' understanding of intentionality, memory and time, motor imagery, causal understanding, counterfactuals, the semantics/pragmatics distinction, reasoning, vagueness, mental causation, action and agency, thought without language, externalism, connectionism, hypnosis, and the interpretation of neuropsychological results.

SUBMITTED PAPERS. Submitted papers are refereed and selected on the basis of quality and relevance to psychologists, philosophers and linguists. Submissions may be by abstract but in the case of philosophical submissions a full paper is preferred. Papers should not exceed a length of 20 minutes (about 8 double-spaced pages) for a total 30 minute session.

POSTERS. A submission for a poster presentation should consist of a 500-word abstract. Posters will be displayed throughout the conference as well as a designated poster sessions. Submitted papers may also be considered for presentation as posters.

SUBMITTED SYMPOSIA. The convenor should submit a brief (1000 word) description of the symposium topic together with the names of suggested participants (a symposium is expected to contain 3 or 4 speakers in 2 or more distinct fields). Potential convenors should email the description and list of speakers directly to one of the programme chairs by 1 May 2006.

DEADLINES. Papers and posters should be submitted by 1 May 2006.

HOW TO SUBMIT. All abstract and paper submissions should be done online using PDF, PS or MS Word format: http://www.eurospp.org/2006/submission.html

If online submission is impossible, please email your submission to one of the programme chairs listed below.


Stephen Butterfill + Department of Philosophy + University of Warwick + Coventry CV4 7AL
- email: s.butterfillwarwick.ac.uk

Louise McNally + Department of Translation and Philology + Pompeu Fabra University + La Rambla, 30-32 + E-08002 Barcelona
- email: louise.mcnallyupf.edu

Liz Robinson + Department of Psychology + University of Warwick + Coventry CV4 7AL
- email: e.j.robinsonwarwick.ac.uk

Information and a link to the local conference website is here: http://www.eurospp.org/2006/

Message 2: Revisiting Japanese Modality
Date: 20-Jan-2006
From: barbara pizziconi <bp3soas.ac.uk>
Subject: Revisiting Japanese Modality

Full Title: Revisiting Japanese Modality

Date: 24-Jun-2006 - 25-Jun-2006
Location: London, United Kingdom
Contact Person: barbara pizziconi
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://mercury.soas.ac.uk/users/lm5/Japanese_Modality_Conference.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Japanese

Call Deadline: 24-Mar-2006

Meeting Description:

The purpose of this international conference is to revisit the notion of modality and to explore how this universal conceptual category is realized in the specific linguistic devices available to the Japanese language. Papers are invited on any aspect of Modality: from epistemic modality to tense, deontic modality to politeness; within a linguistics or applied linguistics framework.

Call for Papers
All abstracts to be submitted electronically to either M.Kizu mk89soas.ac.uk, or B.Pizziconi bp3soas.ac.uk, by 24 March, 2006 (results will be announced on 6 April, 2006); max 500 words in English, or 1200 characters in Japanese, as anonymous Word or PDF attachments.
Abstracts must state clearly: a) the methodological framework, b) whether the paper discusses empirical data and/or theoretical aspects.
Please specify the name(s), affiliation(s) and email(s) of the author(s) in the email body.

Presentations will be either in English or in Japanese; 20 minutes + 10 minutes discussion.

Keynote Speakers
Prof. Takashi Masuoka, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies
Prof. Yukinori Takubo, University of Kyoto

Mika Kizu or Barbara Pizziconi
Department of Japan and Korea
SOAS, Thornhaugh Street
London WC1H 0XG, England

Tel.: +44 - (0)20 -7637 2388
Fax: +44 - (0)20 -7898 4399

mk89soas.ac.uk (Mika Kizu)
bp3soas.ac.uk (Barbara Pizziconi)

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