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LINGUIST List 17.3230

Tue Nov 07 2006

Calls: General Linguistics/France; General Linguistics/Japan

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        1.    Naomi Yamaguchi, 10th Young Researchers' Meeting
        2.    Hiroko Yamashita, Japanese Society for Language Sciences 2007


Message 1: 10th Young Researchers' Meeting
Date: 07-Nov-2006
From: Naomi Yamaguchi <rjced268yahoo.fr>
Subject: 10th Young Researchers' Meeting



Full Title: 10th Young Researchers' Meeting

Date: 12-May-2007 - 12-May-2007
Location: Paris, France
Contact Person: Naomi Yamaguchi
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.geocities.com/rjced268

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 08-Jan-2007

Meeting Description:

Ever since its creation, nine years ago, the ED268 Young Researchers’
Meetings, at Sorbonne Nouvelle University, offers young graduates in the
field of linguistics and language teaching a possibility to introduce their
work in a context that favours the exchange of ideas.

The subject for this year is: Norms, variations, identity, otherness.


Call for papers

These four notions are often encountered by researchers within the realm of
Humanities., and they seem to represent a particular feature within the
domain of linguistics, as they often introduce fundamental questions such as:

- Is it possible to consider a norm -or norms-, within the field of
linguistics?
- What is the scope of these notions in terms of the scientific
methodologies in Humanities?
- What kind of interaction can be considered between norms and their
specific applications?
- Is it possible to consider variation without referring it to a norm? Is
it possible to consider otherness without confronting it with a specific
identity?

Papers will either explore epistemological perspectives or analyse a corpus
or set of corpora. The meeting aims to confront different theoretical
standpoints, in order to establish a dialogue between the different parts:
discourse analysis, interaction analysis, language teaching, phonetics and
phonology, natural language processing, sociolinguistics, morpho-syntax,
corpus linguistics, descriptive linguistics, semantics, lexicology,
lexicography, and any other domains of research within the realm of
linguistics.
Two formats will be accepted: oral presentations and posters. In either
case, abstracts will be submitted to the scientific committee for examination.

Dates:

-Friday, 8th of December 2006: Last date to hand in abstracts of oral
presentations (1000 words) and posters (500 words)
-
Friday, 16th of February 2007: Committee's resolutions after examination of
papers.
-
Saturday, 12th of May 2007: ED 268 Young Researchers' Meeting
- Monday, 11th of June 2007: Articles submitted for publication.

Submissions:

Proposals for oral communications will be presented according to the
following format requirements: Times New Roman font, size 12, single
spaced, abstract of 1000 words maximum (references included). Proposals for
posters will be presented according to the following format requirements:
abstract of 500 words maximum (references included). For any articles
containing phonetic transcriptions, please use SILDoulos font, downloadable
at http://www.sil.org/computing/catalog/show_software.asp?id=91.
Papers will be submitted by e-mail, in two copies in a .rtf format: the
first copy will be saved as anon_surname-of-the-author_rjc2007.rtf (for
example anon_WRIGHT_rjc2007.rtf ). It will contain:
- The title;
- 5 keywords;
- The domain;
- The abstract.

The second copy will be saved as surname-of-the-author_rjc2007.rtf (for
example WRIGHT_rjc2007.rtf ). It will contain the following details:
- Author's contact details (surname(s), first name(s), e-mail address,
postal address);
- The institution to which the author belongs, the level of studies (PhD
students, please specify the year);
- Thesis supervisor's full name.

Oral presentations and posters can be presented either in English or French.

Remarks:

Presentations can be filmed and/or made available online on demand.
These meetings lead to a double publication: one in paper format, and the
other in digital format - on the YRM (RJC) website.

Contacts:
Website: http://www.geocities.com/rjced268
Scientific committee: Nalini Balbir, Jean-Claude Béacco, Maria Candea,
Francine Cicurel, Loïc Depecker, Karen Ferret, Cécile Fougeron, Cédric
Gendrot, Kim Gerdes, Marie-Christine Lala, Jean-Léo Léonard, Alexis
Michaud, Sophie Moirand, Jean-Paul Narcy-Combes, Sandrine Reboul-Touré,
Georges Rebuschi, Patrick Renaud, Annie Rialland, Anne Salazar Orvig,
Jacqueline Vaissière, Daniel Véronique.
Organization committee: José Aguilar, Vera Delorme, Iran Farkhondeh,
Gwendoline Fox, Ludovic Ibarrondo, Paul Isambert, David Ravet, Soha Safaï,
Naomi Yamaguchi.
E-mail: rjced268yahoo.fr
Postal address: ILPGA, RJC 2007, 19, rue des Bernardins, 75005 Paris France



Message 2: Japanese Society for Language Sciences 2007
Date: 06-Nov-2006
From: Hiroko Yamashita <hxygslrit.edu>
Subject: Japanese Society for Language Sciences 2007



Full Title: Japanese Society for Language Sciences 2007
Short Title: JSLS

Date: 07-Jul-2007 - 08-Jul-2007
Location: Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
Contact Person: Kei Nakamura
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://jchat.cyber.sccs.chukyo-u.ac.jp/JSLS/JSLS2007/JSLS2007-e.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 27-Jan-2007

Meeting Description:

The Japanese Society for Language Sciences Ninth Annual Meeting (JSLS 2007) will be held at Miyagi Gakuin Women's University in Sendai, Japan. We welcome three types of proposals: (1) symposium (themed panel), (2) paper (oral presentation), and (3) poster. We would like to encourage submissions on research pertaining to language sciences, including linguistics (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics), first language acquisition, second language acquisition, bilingualism, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, psycholinguistics, natural language processing, psychology, education, computer science, brain science, and philosophy, among others. We will respect any scientific endeavor that aims to contribute to a better understanding of the human mind and the brain through language.

First Call for Papers: JSLS2007

The Japanese Society for Language Sciences (JSLS) invites proposals for our Ninth Annual International Conference, JSLS 2007. JSLS2007 will be held at Miyagi Gakuin Women's University in Sendai, Japan. We
welcome three types of proposals: (1) symposium (themed panel), (2) paper (oral presentation), and (3) poster. Our plenary speakers will be Andrea Moro (University ''Vita-salute'' San Raffaele) and Yasuhiro
Ichida (National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities).

JSLS2007 Conference Committee Chairpersons
Noriaki Yusa (Miyagi Gakuin Women's University) & Hirohide Mori (Nihon University)

Conference Dates:

July 7 (Saturday) - 8 (Sunday), 2007

Location:

Miyagi Gakuin Women's University (Sendai, Japan)

Submissions:

The Japanese Society for Language Sciences aims ''to support development in language sciences and contribute to a better understanding of the human mind through theoretical and experimental research on language'' (Article 2, JSLS Regulations). We would like to encourage submissions on research pertaining to language sciences, including linguistics (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics), first language acquisition, second language acquisition, bilingualism, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, psycholinguistics, natural language processing, psychology, education, computer science, brain science, and philosophy, among others. We will not commit ourselves to one or a few particular theoretical frameworks. We will respect any scientific endeavor that aims to contribute to a better understanding of the human mind and the brain through language.

Qualifications for Presenters:

All presenters should be members of JSLS and also should have completed their conference registration for JSLS2007 by June 1st, 2007. (It is not necessary for co-presenters to be members, but they must be registered for the conference if they plan to attend.) Please refer to the following website for membership information:

http://www.cyber.sccs.chukyo-u.ac.jp/JSLS/proposal.html.

The language of presentation should be either Japanese or English. Papers published or presented elsewhere should not be submitted and will not be accepted. Each author is only allowed to submit one proposal as the first author. Each paper presentation will be 25 minutes in length (20 minutes for presentation, followed by a five-minute question & answer period). The presentation of posters will be 90 minutes.

* Paper and Poster Presentations
Please send your submissions to the following email address, in the following manner:
To: jsls2007-submissionsugiura5.gsid.nagoya-u.ac.jp
Subject: Paper Submission (or Poster Submission)
Send the following application form (completed) in the main text of your email, and your abstract as an attachment no later than January 26 (Friday), 2007, Japan Standard Time.

1. Application form:

a. title of paper/poster & presentation category (paper or poster);
b. name(s) & affiliation(s)of presenter(s);
c. affiliations of presenter(s);
d. mailing address for contact person;
e. email address(es) of presenter(s);
f. telephone number for contact person;
g. language of the presentation (only for papers);
h. keywords (about 5 words).

2. Title and Abstract: Please send the abstract in a file
attachment. Please do not include any information in your abstract
which may reveal your identity, as the review process will be
conducted anonymously.

1. Format:

a. Number of pages;
b. paper: maximum 2 pages (including title, tables, figures, & references);
c. poster: 1 page (including title, tables, figures, & references);
d. Paper size: A4 or letter-size.
e. Margins:
1. In the case of A4, Top and Bottom: 30mm, Left and Right: 25mm;
2. In the case of letter-size, all margins: 1 inch;
4. Font style: Times New Roman (or a similar font);
5. Font size: 12 point for text, 10 point for references/ footnotes;
6. Line spacing: Single space.

2. Save the file as a ''pdf file'', ''text file'', or ''MSWord'' file.

a. Please note that other formats will not be accepted.
b. Save your file under your own name (e.g., brown-roger.pdf).

Each abstract will be reviewed anonymously by several reviewers. Notification of acceptance will be made by the end of March. (Please note that some ''paper'' proposals might be accepted as ''poster'' presentations.)

If your proposal is accepted, you will be requested to send a copy of your paper (Maximum length for papers is 4 pages, for posters 1 page) by June 1, 2007. This paper will appear in the Conference Handbook. Outstanding papers may be published as a collection of papers titled ''Studies in Language Sciences''.

Note: We will issue an acceptance letter if your paper is accepted. However, we are unable to issue any kind of invitation letter.

Symposia:

We will only accept submissions via e-mail for the symposium no later than January 26, 2007 (Friday), Japan Standard Time. Each symposium will last approximately 2 hours. The symposium may be conducted in English or Japanese.

Please send your symposium proposal to the following email address, in the following manner:

To: jsls2007-submissionsugiura5.gsid.nagoya-u.ac.jp
Subject: Symposium Proposal

The format of the proposal should be as follows:

1. Application Form:

a. symposium title;
b. name(s) and affiliation(s) of the organizer(s);
c. email address(es);
d. mailing address of the contact person;
e. telephone number of the contact person;
f. names, affiliations, and email addresses of the symposium speakers;
g. language of the symposium.

2. Abstract: a detailed abstract consisting of an overview of your symposium with individual abstracts from each speaker.

-Format
a. Length: 800 to 1,600 words in English or 3,000 to 6,000 characters (moji) in Japanese (equivalent to 2~4 pages on A4 or letter-size paper);
b. Paper size: A4 or letter-size
c. Margins:
1. In the case of A4, Top and Bottom: 30mm, Left and Right: 25mm
2. In the case of letter-size, all margins: 1 inch
3. Font style: Times New Roman (or a similar font)
d. Save the file as a ''pdf file'', ''text file'', or Microsoft Word file.
1. Please note that other formats will not be accepted.
2. Save your file using a keyword (e.g., language-development.pdf).

All questions regarding the JSLS 2007 conference should be addressed to:
Kei Nakamura
JSLS2007 Conference Coordinator
keiaya.yale.edu



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