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LINGUIST List 17.3438

Wed Nov 22 2006

Calls: Cognitive Science, Computational Ling/France; Applied Ling/UK

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        1.    Dmitry Sustretov, ESSLLI 2007 Student Session
        2.    Robert Skinner, Bloomsbury Student Conference in Applied Linguistics

Message 1: ESSLLI 2007 Student Session
Date: 21-Nov-2006
From: Dmitry Sustretov <dmitry.sustretovloria.fr>
Subject: ESSLLI 2007 Student Session

Full Title: ESSLLI 2007 Student Session

Date: 06-Aug-2007 - 17-Aug-2007
Location: Dublin, Ireland, France
Contact Person: Dmitry Sustretov
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.loria.fr/~sustreto/stus07/

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 11-Feb-2007

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce the Student Session of the 19th European
Summer School in Logic, Language and Information, which will be held
in Dublin, Ireland on August 6-17, 2007. We invite submission of papers
in the areas of Logic, Language and Computation for presentation at
the Student Session and for appearance in the proceedings.

Student Session exists to bring together young researchers to present
and discuss their work in progress with a possibility to get feedback
from senior researchers.


Only original publications are accepted, previous published works are
not allowed. All authors of the paper must be students: undergraduate
(before the completion of the Masters degree) or graduate (before the
completion of the PhD degree). Papers can be submitted either for oral
(20min talk+10 min discussion), or poster presentation. There are
three subject areas: Logic and Language (lola), Language and
Computation (laco) and Logic and Computation (loco).

The submissions should be sent by email before 11 February 2007 to
dmitry.sustretovloria.fr (the message should have subject ''ESSLLI
STUS submission'') along with an identification file in plain text of
the following format:

Title: title of the submission
First author: firstname lastname
Affiliation: affiliation of the first author
E-mail: e-mail of the first author

Last author: firstname lastname
Affiliation: affiliation of the last author
E-mail: e-mail of the last author
Abstract: (5 lines)

Subject area: Logic and Language or
Language and Computation or
Logic and Computation
Modality: Poster or Oral

The submission should be in one of the following formats: PostScript,
PDF or RTF. (In case of acceptance, the final version of the paper
will have to be submitted in LaTeX format.) The papers must use single
column A4 size pages, 11pt or 12pt fonts, and standard margins, and
may not exceed 7 pages of length exclusive of references. The paper
and identification file should be named by the following convention:
category-modality-last name(s) of author(s) (for example,
''loco-oral-martin.pdf'' and ''loco-oral-martin.txt'').

At least one of the authors of the paper must register as a
participant of ESSLLI.

Accepted papers will be published in the proceedings which will be
available during ESSLLI.


Submission deadline: February 11, 2007
Notification of authors: April 20, 2007
Full paper deadline: May 20, 2007
ESSLLI: August 6-17, 2007

Program Committee:

Ville Nurmi and Dmitry Sustretov


Logic and Computation

Bryan Renne, City University of New York
Levan Uridia, University of Amsterdam

Language & Computation

Luciana Benotti, INRIA Lorraine
Michael Kaisser, University of Edinburgh

Logic & Language

Jana Häussler, University of Konstanz
Miltiadis Kokkonidis, University of Oxford


The Student Session webpage is the place for relevant information.


Feel free to contact the chairs for any questions about the
submissions or the Student Session in general.

Ville Nurmi

Phone: +358 9 191 51497
Fax: +358 9 191 51400
E-mail: ville.v.nurmihelsinki.fi

Dmitry Sustretov

Phone: +33 3 83 59 20 35
Fax: +33 3 83 41 30 79
E-mail: dmitry.sustretovloria.fr

Message 2: Bloomsbury Student Conference in Applied Linguistics
Date: 21-Nov-2006
From: Robert Skinner <bcalsbbk.ac.uk>
Subject: Bloomsbury Student Conference in Applied Linguistics

Full Title: Bloomsbury Student Conference in Applied Linguistics

Date: 27-Apr-2007 - 27-Apr-2007
Location: Birckbeck College, Bloomsbury, London, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Jenny Sia
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/llc/forstudents/fs_appli_bcals/bc_2007

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 08-Jan-2007

Meeting Description:

The Birkbeck College Applied Linguistics Society (BCALS) is pleased to host the Bloomsbury Student Conference in Applied Linguistics, the first of its kind in London.

Junior Researchers, including current M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D. students, as well as recent Post-Docs, are invited to submit abstracts to present at the 1st Bloomsbury Student Conference in Applied Linguistics, hosted by Birkbeck College, the University of London, UK. We welcome all presentations within the
disciplines of applied linguistics, related to:

Bilingualism, Language Acquisition (L1, L2, L3+), Cross-Linguistic Influence
Neurolinguistics and Psycholinguistics
Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics, Morphology, Phonetics and Phonology

Presentations will be 20 minutes in length, followed by 10 minutes of discussion and questions. Poster presentations are also welcomed.

Key Dates:

Closing date for submission: 8th January 2007
Notification of acceptance: 16th February 2007

Abstract Submission:

All presentations must be unpublished, original research, but this may include pilot studies and works in progress. Abstracts should be a maximum of 300 words, and include details of the topic, method and results or subject of discussion. Please prepare two copies on separate pages: one containing author's name, academic affiliation and area of research, and the second anonymous. This will allow for blind peer review.

Abstracts must be submitted electronically via email (bcalsbbk.ac.uk) no later than 8th January 2007. We regret that only successful candidates will be contacted upon acceptance. In the subject line of the email, please write Abstract SubmissionIn the body of the email, please indicate Presentation only, Poster Session only, or either. Then attach two separate abstracts (one
anonymous and one with full details) as Word documents. Please use author's surname, first initial and title as the file name for each document. For example:

Smith, J, Reading Skills, Full.doc
Smith, J, Reading Skills, Anon.doc

About BCALS:
The Birkbeck College Applied Linguistics Society (BCALS) is supported by Birkbeck College Student Union, University of London. The aim of the Society is to increase awareness of research in the vast field of applied linguistics and to provide a social environment for those with an interest in linguistics, and languages. Our aim in hosting this event is to give junior researchers the opportunity to share their research with the broader community and to provide an outlet for such in London in particular. Please visit us on the web at:

For conference inquiries, please email us at bcalsbbk.ac.uk, indicating inquiry in the subject line of the email.

Organizing Committee: Christian Egger, Heather McDowell, Jenny Sia, Robert Skinner

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