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LINGUIST List 17.256

Wed Jan 25 2006

Calls: Uto-Aztecan Langs/USA;General Ling/Italy

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


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        1.    Naomi Fox, Friends of Uto-Aztecan Languages Conference
        2.    Matthieu Constant, Lexis and Grammar Conference 2006


Message 1: Friends of Uto-Aztecan Languages Conference
Date: 25-Jan-2006
From: Naomi Fox <naomi.foxutah.edu>
Subject: Friends of Uto-Aztecan Languages Conference



Full Title: Friends of Uto-Aztecan Languages Conference
Short Title: FUAC

Date: 23-Aug-2006 - 27-Aug-2006
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Contact Person: Mauricio Mixco
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Uto-Aztecan

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2006

Meeting Description:

The FRIENDS OF UTO-AZTECAN LANGUAGES CONFERENCE will now be held August 23-27, 2006, on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Utah.

FRIENDS OF UTO-AZTECAN LANGUAGES CONFERENCE

Call for Papers
Dates: The FRIENDS OF UTO-AZTECAN LANGUAGES CONFERENCE (previously announced for June 29-July 1) will now be held August 23-27, 2006, on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Call for papers: We invite papers dealing with any aspect of Uto-Aztecan languages and cultures. Native American participants are especially invited. Papers are 20 minutes each in length, with an additional 10 minutes for discussion.

Deadline: ABSTRACTS MUST BE RECEIVED by March 15, 2006. The program committee will attempt to provide notification of acceptance by March 30 (by e-mail).

Please note:
Bilingual Session presentations can be in Spanish or English. Abstracts in Spanish (or English) can be submitted for consideration for this session.

Abstract submission guidelines:
- The abstract should be no more than one page in length; shorter is acceptable. It should include the title of the paper and the name (or names) of the author/authors, together with the author's/authors' affiliation. (If the paper is accepted, this abstract will be reproduced in conference materials to be distributed to other participants.)

- Abstracts should be submitted by e-mail. Submissions should be in Microsoft Word document, Rich Text Format (RTF), or Portable Document Format (PDF). If possible, avoid special fonts (or arrange with the organizers so they can be read).

- Please include with your abstract appropriate contact details, which include: contact author's name, e-mail address for the period of time from January to June 2006, and a telephone contact number.

- Only one abstract per person may be submitted. (The only exception may be in instances where at least one of the papers has multiple authors.)

- Address: Please send abstracts to: lyle.campbelllinguistics.utah.edu or m.mixcoutah.edu (by March 15, 2006).

Accommodations: University Guest House, the official conference hotel - 100 yards from CAIL (Center for American Indian Languages) and 10 minutes from meeting venue. To book accommodations, please contact the Guest House directly (mention FUAC for the conference booking):

University Guest House University of Utah
110 South Fort Douglas Blvd.
Salt Lake City, Utah 84113-5036
Toll free: 1-888-416-4075 (or 801-587-1000), Fax 801-587-1001
Website www.guesthouse.utah.edu
(Please make reservations early, since rooms will be held for the conference only until early July.)

Sponsors: The sponsors for this conference will include: (1) Center for American Indian Languages (CAIL), (2) Office of the Vice-President for Diversity, (3) Department of Linguistics, (4) College of Humanities, and (5) the O.C. Tanner Humanities Center, all of the University of Utah.

Additional information: for further information contact: Mauricio J. Mixco at m.mixcoutah.edu or Lyle Campbell (not after April) at lyle.campbelllinguistics.utah.edu. If you need information not easily arranged via e-mail, please call: Tel. 801-587-0720 or 801-581-3441 during business hours (Mountain Standard Time), or Fax 801-585-7351.


TALLER DE LOS AMIGOS DE LAS LENGUAS YUTO-AZTECAS

Se Solicitan Ponencias
Fechas: El Taller de los Amigos de las Lenguas yuto-aztecas (previamente anunciado para el 29 de junio - 1 de julio) ahora se realizará del 23 al 27 de agosto, 2006, en la Universidad de Utah en Salt Lake City, Utah.

Solicitud de Ponencias: Solicitamos ponencias sobre cualquier aspecto de las lenguas o culturas yuto-aztecas. Las ponencias serán de 20 minutos, con 10 minutos para preguntas y comentarios.

Plazo: LOS RESÚMENES DEBEN LLEGAR para el 15 de marzo, 2006. El comité del programa hará todo lo posible para notificarles de su inclusión para fines de marzo (por correo electrónico).

Notable:
Las sesiones serán bilingües: Se podrá emplear cualquiera de las dos lenguas en las ponencias. Los resúmenes podrán ser en español (o en inglés).

Pautas para los resúmenes:
- El resumen no excederá una cuartilla. Deberá incluir el título de la ponencia y el nombre del autor (o autores), junto con su filiación profesional. (Si la ponencia es aceptada, se reproducirá su resumen con los materiales distribuidos a los demás partícipes.)

- Los resúmenes se envían por correo electrónico. Deberá de ser un documento Microsoft Word, Rich Text Format (RTF), o Portable Document Format (PDF). Si le es posible, evite fuentes especiales (o comuníquese con los organizadores para poder leerlos).

- Favor de incluir con su resumen detalles de contacto apropriados, como son: el nombre del autor, cuenta electrónica, para el período entre enero y junio del 2006, junto con un número de teléfono.

- Se aceptará un solo resumen por partícipe. (la única excepción podrá ser cuando por lo menos una de las ponencias tenga más de un autor.)

- Dirección: Favor de enviar su resumen a: lyle.campbelllinguistics.utah.edu o a m.mixcoutah.edu (para el 15 de marzo del 2006).

Hospedaje: University Guest House (casa de huéspedes de la universidad), es el hotel oficial para congresos - a 100 metros de CAIL (Center for American Indian Languages) y a diez minutos de local de las sesiones. Para pedir su hospedaje, favor de comunicarse con la Guest House directamente (haga el favor de mencionar el taller FUAC para obtener los precios módicos del taller):

University Guest House University of Utah
110 South Fort Douglas Blvd.
Salt Lake City, Utah 84113-5036
Gratuito: 1-888-416-4075 (or 801-587-1000), Fax 801-587-1001
Website www.guesthouse.utah.edu
(Favor de reservar su hospedaje con anticipación, ya que se mantienen apartadas las habitaciones solamente hasta principios de julio.)

Patrocinadores: Los patrocinadores del taller son: (1) Center for American Indian Languages (CAIL), (2) Office of the Vice-President for Diversity, (3) Department of Linguistics, (4) College of Humanities, and (5) the O.C. Tanner Humanities Center, todos de la Universidad de Utah.

Información adicional: Para más información, favor de comunicarse con: con Mauricio J. Mixco (m.mixcoutah.edu) o (sólo hasta abril) Lyle Campbell (lyle.campbelllinguistics.utah.edu). Si necesita información dificil de comunicar por correo electrónico, favor de llamar al: Tel. 801-587-0720 or 801-581-3441 durante las horas de trabajo (Mountain Standard Time/hora de la montaña), o marque el Fax 801-585-7351.



Message 2: Lexis and Grammar Conference 2006
Date: 24-Jan-2006
From: Matthieu Constant <mconstanuniv-mlv.fr>
Subject: Lexis and Grammar Conference 2006



Full Title: Lexis and Grammar Conference 2006

Date: 06-Sep-2006 - 09-Sep-2006
Location: Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Contact Person: Eric Laporte
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://infolingu.univ-mlv.fr/english/Colloques/Palerme/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 09-Apr-2006

Meeting Description:

The 25th International Conference on Lexis and Grammar will take place in Palermo, Sicily, on September 6-9, 2006.

The Conference welcomes innovative papers on the formal description of languages, as well as on the construction, management and use of language resources, from different theoretical frameworks.

The Conference will combine for the first time a general session and a thematic session which will focus on phraseology and multiword expressions.


Lexis and Grammar Conference 2006
The 25th International Conference on Lexis and Grammar
September 6-9, 2006

http://infolingu.univ-mlv.fr/english/Colloques/Palerme/index.html

Submission deadline: April 9, 2006


The 25th International Conference on Lexis and Grammar will take place in Palermo, Sicily, on September 6-9, 2006.

It will be the 25th anniversary of the first Conference in this series, the Colloque européen sur les lexiques et grammaires comparés des langues romanes, organised by Alain Guillet and Nunzio La Fauci in Palermo in September 1981. It will be dedicated to the memory of Alain Guillet.

The Conference welcomes innovative papers on the formal description of languages, as well as on the construction, management and use of language resources, from different theoretical frameworks.
The Conference will combine for the first time a general session and a thematic session.

The thematic session of the 25th International Conference on Lexis and Grammar will focus on phraseology and multiword expressions, including, but not limited to:

* idioms and semi-frozen phrases,
* local grammars,
* collocations,
* compound words,
* complex predicates and support verb or light verb constructions.

Submissions for the general session may address any of the usual topics of the Conference:

* predicate-argument structures,
* the interface between lexis and grammar,
* language resources exploitable for language processing,
* language resources concerning lexis or grammar.

The languages of the Conference are English and French.
Submission information can be found here
<http://infolingu.univ-mlv.fr/english/Colloques/Palerme/submission.html>.

Organisation : Ignazio Mirto (University of Palermo)

Scientific Committee : Mirella Conenna (Univ. Bari), Maxime Crochemore (CNRS-Univ. Marne-la-Vallée), Laurence Danlos (Univ. Paris 7), André Dugas (UQAM), Annibale Elia (Univ. Salerno), Cédrick Fairon (Catholic Univ. Louvain-la-Neuve), Christiane Fellbaum (Univ. Princeton), Jacqueline Giry-Schneider (CNRS-Univ. Marne-la-Vallée), Gaston Gross (CNRS-Univ. Paris 13), Franz Guenthner (Univ. Maximilian, Munich), Lauri Karttunen (Xerox), Cvetana Krstev (Univ. Belgrade), Tita Kyriacopoulou (CNRS-Univ. Thessaloniki), Jacques Labelle (UQAM), Nunzio La Fauci (Univ. Zurich), Béatrice Lamiroy (Univ. Leuven), Éric Laporte (CNRS-Univ. Marne-la-Vallée), Christian Leclère (CNRS-Univ. Marne-la-Vallée), Peter Machonis (Florida International Univ.), Denis Maurel (Univ. Tours), Annie Meunier (CNRS-Univ. Marne-la-Vallée), Christian Molinier (Univ. Toulouse-le-Mirail), Karel Pala (Masaryk Univ., Brno), Martha Palmer (Univ. Colorado), Mireille Piot (CNRS-Univ. Grenoble 3), Elisabete Marques Ranchhod (Univ. Lisbon), Antoinette
Renouf (UCE Birmingham)





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