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LINGUIST List 17.2121

Sat Jul 22 2006

Calls: Typology/France; General Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Dan Parker <danlinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Guillaume Segerer, Workshop on the Typology of African Languages
        2.    Robert Vago, 8th International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian


Message 1: Workshop on the Typology of African Languages
Date: 20-Jul-2006
From: Guillaume Segerer <segerervjf.cnrs.fr>
Subject: Workshop on the Typology of African Languages


Full Title: Workshop on the Typology of African Languages

Date: 24-Sep-2007 - 25-Sep-2007
Location: Paris, France
Contact Person: Guillaume Segerer
Meeting Email: segerervjf.cnrs.fr

Linguistic Field(s): Typology

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2007

Meeting Description:

September 24-25, 2007, Paris, France.
Workshop on the Typology of African Languages, adjacent event to the 7th biennal
Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT 7).

Workshop on the Typology of African Languages - Call for papers:

The 7th International Conference of the Association of Linguistic Typology (ALT
VII) will take place in Paris from the 24th to the 28th of September 2007. It
will be organized by the Fédération Typologie et Universaux Linguistiques of the
CNRS. The local organizing comittee includes Stéphane Robert, Isabelle Bril,
Jocelyne Fernandez-Vest and Martine Vanhove.

On Monday, September 24, and Tuesday morning, there will be a workshop on the
typology of African Languages organized by Guillaume Segerer and Bernard Caron.
African languages show a great typological diversity as well as specific
features that cross genetic boundaries and contrast with other languages of the
world. Four sessions will be dedicated to papers on the following topics, with a
state-of-the-art paper followed by a case study for each of them. The four
topics are:

(i) Information structure and prosody. Invited speaker: Laura Downing
(ii) A typology of linguistic change. Invited speaker: Konstantin Pozdniakov
(iii) Linguistic typology and genealogy. Invited speaker: Zygmund Frajzyngier
(iv) Areal typology in Africa. Invited speaker: Tom Güldemann

Anyone wishing to present a paper is invited to send an abstract (max 400 words)
before January 15, 2007 to the address below. Abstracts sent by e-mail should be
included in the message (i.e. not appended as an attachment). The scientific
committtee is composed of the Invited Speakers and the Organizers.

The Proceedings of the workshop will be published.

Address for workshop abstracts:

Guillaume Segerer
Workshop on African Languages
LLACAN - CNRS - B.P. 8
7, rue Guy Môquet
94801 Villejuif Cedex
France
email: segerer at vjf.cnrs.fr
fax: +33 1 49 58 38 00

Atelier sur la Typologie des Langues Africaines - Appel à communication

Le Septième Congrès de l'Association de Typologie Linguistique (ALT VII) se
tiendra à Paris du 24 au 28 Septembre 2007. Il sera organisé par la Fédération
Typologie et Universaux Linguistiques du CNRS. Le comité local d'organisation
comprend Stéphane Robert, Isabelle Bril, Jocelyne Fernandez-Vest et Martine Vanhove.

Les lundi 24 septembre et mardi 25 au matin, se déroulera un atelier sur les
langues africaines. Celles-ci présentent une très grande diversité typologique
ainsi que des traits uniques qui traversent les frontières génétiques et
contrastent de diverses manières avec les autres langues du monde. Quatre
sessions seront dédiées à des communications portant sur les thèmes suivants,
avec chacune un conférencier invité :

(i) Structure informationnelle et prosodie. Invité : Laura Downing
(ii) Typologie du changement linguistique. Invité : Konstantin Pozdniakov
(iii) Typologie linguistique et généalogie. Invité : Zygmund Frajzyngier
(iv) Typologie aréale en Afrique. Invité : Tom Güldemann

Si vous désirez présenter une communication dans le cadre de cet atelier (de 20
minutes plus 10 minutes de discussion), vous devez envoyer un résumé (400 mots
maximum) à l'adresse ci-dessous avant le 15 janvier 2007. Les soumissions par
couriel devront se faire dans le corps du message et non en fichier attaché. Le
comité scientifique est composé des conférenciers invités et des organisateurs.

Les Actes de l'Atelier feront l'objet d'une publication.

L'envoi des résumés devra se faire à l'adresse suivante :

Guillaume Segerer
Atelier Typologie des Langues Africaines
LLACAN - CNRS
Centre Georges Haudricourt
B.P. 8
7, rue Guy Môquet
94801 Villejuif Cedex
France
email: segerer at vjf.cnrs.fr
fax: +33 1 49 58 38 00
Message 2: 8th International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian
Date: 19-Jul-2006
From: Robert Vago <robertvagoyahoo.com>
Subject: 8th International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian



Full Title: 8th International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian
Short Title: ICSH8

Date: 24-May-2007 - 26-May-2007
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contact Person: Robert Vago
Meeting Email: structurehungariangmail.com

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Hungarian (hun)

Call Deadline: 28-Oct-2006

Meeting Description:

The 8th International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian (ICSH8) will be
organized jointly by the Linguistics Program of The Graduate Center of The City
University of New York (CUNY), the Department of Linguistics and Communication
Disorders of Queens College (CUNY), and the Department of Linguistics of New
York University (NYU), in Manhattan, on May 24-26, 2007. 30-minute presentations
(followed by 10 minutes for discussion) will make contributions to our
understanding of the structure of the language and/or the structure of
linguistic theory, drawing on any aspect of the morphology, phonetics,
phonology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics,
neurolinguistics or historical linguistics of Hungarian.

8th International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian

Call for Papers:

Abstracts are solicited for 30-minute presentations (plus 10 minutes for
discussion) that make a contribution to our understanding of the structure of
the language and/or the structure of linguistic theory, drawing on any aspect of
the morphology, phonetics, phonology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics,
psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, neurolinguistics or historical linguistics
of Hungarian.

Anonymous, maximally two-page abstracts (in a font no smaller than 11pt.),
written in English, should be submitted as PDF attachments to an E-mail message
addressed to:

structurehungariangmail.com

The subject line of the E-mail message should read: ''abstract''. In the body of
the E-mail message, please provide the following information: (1) the full title
of the abstract; (2) the name(s) of the author(s); (3) the affiliation(s) of the
author(s); (4) the contact information of the author(s).

The deadline for submission of abstracts is: October 28, 2006.

Authors will be notified of acceptance of their abstracts in December 2006.

The ICSH8 Organizing Committee:
Marcel den Dikken
Anna Szabolcsi
Robert Vago





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