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LINGUIST List 17.2264

Mon Aug 07 2006

Calls: General Ling/USA; Historical Ling/Japan

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


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        1.    Alan Yu, Chicago Workshop on Chinese Linguistics
        2.    Masayuki Ohkado, The Society of Historical English Language and Linguistics International Conference


Message 1: Chicago Workshop on Chinese Linguistics
Date: 07-Aug-2006
From: Alan Yu <aclyuuchicago.edu>
Subject: Chicago Workshop on Chinese Linguistics


Full Title: Chicago Workshop on Chinese Linguistics

Date: 01-Dec-2006 - 02-Dec-2006
Location: Chicago, USA
Contact Person: Alan Yu
Meeting Email: aclyuuchicago.edu
Web Site: http://humanities.uchicago.edu/depts/linguistics/cwcl.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Min Dong (cdo)
Chinese, Min Nan (nan)
Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
Chinese, Jinyu (cjy)
Chinese, Min Zhong (czo)
Chinese, Hakka (hak)
Chinese, Xiang (hsn)
Chinese, Gan (gan)
Chinese, Min Bei (mnp)
Chinese, Wu (wuu)
Chinese, Yue (yue)

Call Deadline: 31-Aug-2006

Meeting Description:

The 1st Chicago Workshop on Chinese Linguistics will be held at the University
of Chicago, December 1-2, 2006. Deadline for abstract submission is August 31.

Subject Languages:

Chinese:
Min Dong
Min Nan
Mandarin
Jinyu
Pu-Xian
Sign Language
Huizhou
Min Zhong
Hakka
Xiang
Gan
Min Bei
Wu
Yue
Late Chinese
Middle Chinese
Old Chinese

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Chicago is pleased to invite
abstracts for submission to the Workshop on Chinese Linguistics to be held at
the University of Chicago, December 1-2, 2006.

Invited speakers:

Lisa Cheng (Leiden University)
Shengli Feng (Harvard University)
James C-T Huang (Harvard University)
Moira Yip (University College London)

Papers should address problems of Chinese linguistics from a theoretical
perspective. Abstracts must following the guidelines below:

-Abstracts are limited to two single-spaced pages. Data and examples must be
given within the body of the text rather than at the end.
-All texts should fit within a letter-size or A4 page, 12-point font with 1-inch
margin all around. Romanize all Chinese texts, and avoid Chinese character fonts
unless absolutely necessary.
-Abstract submission is by email-attachment only. Save your abstract as a pdf
file. (Documents in other formats must be converted before submission.) Name
your abstract with your last name followed by the suffix pdf (e.g., smith.pdf).
Send your abstract to: aclyuuchicago.edu.
-Abstract selection is based on anonymous review. Please leave your name and
affiliation out of the abstract. In your email, however, please make sure to
include the following information:

-Title of your paper;
-Your full name (capitalize your last name);
-Affiliation (department and university);
-Preferred mailing address (where acceptance letters, if needed in hard copy,
should be sent);
-Your telephone number and email address.

Submission deadline: August 31
Notification of acceptance: October 1
Message 2: The Society of Historical English Language and Linguistics International Conference
Date: 06-Aug-2006
From: Masayuki Ohkado <ohkadoisc.chubu.ac.jp>
Subject: The Society of Historical English Language and Linguistics International Conference


Full Title: The Society of Historical English Language and Linguistics
International Conference
Short Title: SHELL

Date: 07-Sep-2007 - 09-Sep-2007
Location: Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Contact Person: Masachiyo Amano
Meeting Email: mamanolit.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 30-Apr-2007

Meeting Description:

The theme of the conference is historical English linguistics in general.

The Society of Historical English Language and Linguistics (SHELL) will hold a
biennial conference on 7?9 September 2007.

All Events will take place in the meeting room on the ground floor of School of
Letters in Higashi-yama Campus, Nagoya University. Detailed maps and
information can be found in: http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/index2.html.

The theme of the conference is historical English linguistics in general. So
far, we have accepted a workshop organized by Prof. Michiko Ogura: Old English
versions of the Gospels -?a dialectal-synchronic comparison. Two plenary papers
will be given in the morning of the 2nd and the 3rd days. Abstracts of papers
for 30 minutes should be submitted by the end of April 2007, up to 500 words in
length, to Masachiyo Amano (mamanolit.nagoya-u.ac.jp) or Tomoyuki Tanaka
(tanakatlit.nagoya-u.ac.jp) in doc (MS word) or PDF format.

Papers accepted will be published in the proceedings. (The papers read at the
2005 meeting were published as Textual and Contextual Studies in Medieval
English: Towards the Reunion of Linguistics and Philology (ed. by Michiko Ogura)
by Peter Lang.

Registration fee is \5,000 (Euros €37, £25 or US $45). Everyone whose paper is
accepted is asked to pay another \5,000 to the editorial board. The length of
the final version to be printed should be about 5000 words including notes and
references. Payment shall be done on arrival.

Accommodation will be available in the city center of Nagoya, which is one of
the cities that have a superb subway system. Thus reserve a room at a hotel
close a subway station. The hotel we recommend is:

Rubura Ohzan Tel +81-52-762-3151, http://www.rubura.org/.

This is a good hotel and comfortably accessible from the conference venue by
subway. Unfortunately their web site is only in Japanese and if you have any
questions or need help, feel free to contact Masachiyo Amano
(mamanolit.nagoya-u.ac.jp) or Tomoyuki Tanaka (tanakatlit.nagoya-u.ac.jp).

Advisors:

Prof. Jacek Fisiak (Adam Mickiewicz University)
Prof. Yoshio Terasawa (Prof. Emeritus, University of Tokyo)
Prof. Masatomo Ukaji (Prof. Emeritus, Tokyo Gakugei University)
Prof. Yuji Nakao (Prof. Emeritus, Nagoya University)

Organising Committee:

Michiko Ogura (Chiba University)
Masachiyo Amano (Nagoya University)
Masayuki Ohkado (Chubu University)
Tomoyuki Tanaka (Nagoya University)
Naoshi Nakagawa (Nagoya Sangyo University)





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