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LINGUIST List 17.3263

Thu Nov 09 2006

Calls: Lexicography/Semantics/Morphology/Syntax/Historical Linguistics

Editor for this issue: Hannah Morales <hannahlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Denis Jamet, Lexis Journal

Message 1: Lexis Journal
Date: 08-Nov-2006
From: Denis Jamet <djametuniv-lyon3.fr>
Subject: Lexis Journal

Full Title: Lexis

Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography

Call Deadline: 20-Dec-2006

Final call for papers

The first issue of Lexis, E-Journal in English Lexicology
(http://screcherche.univ-lyon3.fr/lexis), will deal with 'Polysemy.'
Catherine Paulin, University of Besançon, and Henri Béjoint, University of
Lyon, are in charge of this issue. Abstracts and articles will be sent via
email at lexisuniv-lyon3.fr

The first issue of Lexis will be devoted to polysemous lexical units.
Polysemy, an enriching word-formation process which is particularly active
in natural languages, will be studied in its diachronic and synchronic
dimensions. All contributions will focus on the semantic variation of
lexical units, from different angles and points of view: historical,
discursive, situational and distributional. Semantic change will be tackled
in its different aspects:

-Etymological: homonymy versus polysemy
-Metonymic and metaphorical relations
-Syntactic relations: compounding, conversion, argumental structures.

Contributions centered around componential analysis, semantic restriction
or enlargement are welcome. Contributors are also invited to confront semic
analysis with the notion of an invariant semantic core value.

If you want to submit an article for the first issue, you can send either
detailed abstracts, or completed articles. Some guidelines can be found below:

- June 2006: Call for papers
- Mid-December 2006: Deadline to send abstracts to lexisuniv-lyon3.fr
- March 2007: Scientific committee's answers to authors
- September 2007: Deadline to send articles
- October to December 2007: Proofreading of articles by the scientific
- January to March 2008: Corrections by authors
- March 2008: deadline to send the final versions of articles.

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