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LINGUIST List 17.2843

Sun Oct 01 2006

Calls: General Ling/UK; Discourse Analysis, Semantics/France

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

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        1.    Patrick Rebuschat, Language and Music as Cognitive Systems
        2.    Patrick Caudal, Oral Narration

Message 1: Language and Music as Cognitive Systems
Date: 30-Sep-2006
From: Patrick Rebuschat <pr277cam.ac.uk>
Subject: Language and Music as Cognitive Systems

Full Title: Language and Music as Cognitive Systems

Date: 11-May-2007 - 13-May-2007
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Patrick Rebuschat
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/2006-7/language-music.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 17-Nov-2006

Meeting Description:

In recent years, the fields of linguistics, musicology, experimental psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and evolutionary anthropology have witnessed an increased interest in the comparative study of music and language as cognitive systems. This conference aims to bring together major contributors from these areas of research in order to assess the progress made, and future directions to take, in this truly interdisciplinary enterprise, and to provide researchers and graduate students from diverse backgrounds with a unique forum for discussion.

Call for Papers

The period for Abstract Submission for both paper and poster presentations is August 15, 2006 to November 17, 2006. For more information on how to submit an abstract, please download the Submission Guidelines from our website. Notification e-mails will be sent out on January 15, 2007.


This event is co-organized by the Research Centre for English & Applied Linguistics (Professor John Hawkins, Patrick Rebuschat) and the Centre for Music & Science (Dr. Ian Cross, Martin Rohrmeier).

The organizers would like to acknowledge the financial support of the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and the Humanities (CRASSH), and the Arts & Humanities Research Council, UK.

For further enquiries, please contact the organizing committee at lang.musrceal.cam.ac.uk.

Message 2: Oral Narration
Date: 29-Sep-2006
From: Patrick Caudal <pcaudallinguist.jussieu.fr>
Subject: Oral Narration

Full Title: Oral Narration
Short Title: ON

Date: 30-Nov-2006 - 02-Dec-2006
Location: Paris, France
Contact Person: Patrick Caudal
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.llf.cnrs.fr/Autres/ON/

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Semantics

Call Deadline: 15-Oct-2006

Meeting Description:

'Oral Narration / Temporal Patterns and Structures in Discourse'
Paris, 30 November – 2 Decembre 2006

2nd Call for Papers / 2eme Appel a Communications

New Deadline for Proposals: 15. October 2006
Nouvelle Date Limite D'envoi des Propositions: 15 Octobre 2006

Conference / Conférence

Oral narration: Temporal patterns and structures in discourse
La Narration orale. Temporalité et Structuration du discours

-Dates: 30. November - 2. December 2006 / 30 novembre - 2 décembre 2006

-Venue/Lieu : University of Paris 7, Paris, France

-Organizers /Organisateurs:
Janice Carruthers (Queen's University, Belfast) and Patrick Caudal (Université Paris 7)

-Scientific Committee / Comité scientifique:
Claire Blanche Benveniste, Janice Carruthers, Patrick Caudal, Francis Corblin, Jacques Jayez, Anne Le Draoulec, Carlota Smith, Carl Vetters.

-Guest speakers / Orateurs invités :
Claire Blanche-Benveniste and Carlota Smith.

Call for Papers

Proposals are invited for the above workshop which will focus on the structure of oral discourse, with particular emphasis on temporal structures in French, notably tense, aspect, adverbs and adverbial phrases, connectors, subordination and coordination. More generally, topics related to the structure/coherence of oral narrations are welcome. The conference will comprise a special session on oral fictions, i.e., storytelling, interspersing talks with performances by French storytellers.

Papers are welcome on different types of oral narration and from a variety of theoretical perspectives. Please send an anonymous proposal of no more than 3000 words (and no less than 800) to oralnarrationlinguist.jussieu.fr by 15. October 2006, indicating the paper's title and the author's name and affiliation in the body of the message. Submitted abstracts should be attached as pdf or rtf/Word files.

Each accepted speaker will be alloted a 40 minutes slot during the conference, with 30 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion. The languages of the conference are French and English. A selected number of papers will appear in a volume to be published by Rodopi, in the ''Cahiers Chronos'' series.

-Conference agenda:

-Deadline for proposals: 15. October 2006

-Notification to authors: 30. October 2006

-Contact: oralnarrationlinguist.jussieu.fr
-Webpage of the conference: http://www.llf.cnrs.fr/Autres/ON/

Sponsors : this conference is co-sponsored by Queen's University, Belfast, by the University of Paris 7, and by the CNRS Research Group 2521 ''Semantics and Modelization''.

Appel à Communications

Le colloque ''La Narration orale. Temporalité et Structuration du discourse'' se donne pour but d'étudier la structure du discours oral, et plus particulièrement la structure temporelle des narrations orales en français (temps, aspect, adverbes adverbiaux, connecteurs discursifs, subordination/coordination…). Les communications consacrées à la structure/cohérence des narrations orales en général sont les bienvenues. Une session spéciale sera consacrée aux fictions orales, i.e., au conte. Les communications de cette session alterneront avec des performances de conteurs français.

Les propositions de communication envoyées au comité scientifique pourront couvrir de multiples genres de narrations orales (contes, récits de vie, médias…), et s'inscrire dans des cadres théoriques variés. La longueur des proposition (anonymes) de communication ne devra pas excéder 3000 mots, mais ne pourra être inférieure à 800 mots.

Ces propositions devront être envoyées par courier électronique à oralnarrationlinguist.jussieu.fr, avant le 15 octobre 2006 ; le titre de l'article, le nom et l'affiliation de l'auteur devront être donnés séparément dans le corps du message. Les résumés de communication soumis devront être attachés sous forme de fichiers pdf ou rtf/Word.

Les communications acceptées auront une durée de 30 minutes, suivies de 10 minutes de discussion. Les langues de la conférence sont le français et l'anglais. Un volume d'actes publié par Rodopi regroupera les meilleures communications présentées, dans la collection ''Cahiers Chronos''.

-Agenda de la Conférence:

Date limite de soumission: 15 Octobre 2006

Notification aux auteurs: 30 )ctobre 2006

-Contact : oralnarrationlinguist.jussieu.fr
-Page web de la conférence : http://www.llf.cnrs.fr/Autres/ON/

Soutiens financiers : cette conférence est co-financée par l'Université de Paris 7, la Queen's University de Belfast, et le GDR 2521 ''Sémantique et Modélisation'' du CNRS.

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