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LINGUIST List 17.3615

Wed Dec 06 2006

Calls: Applied Ling, Cognitive Science/UK; General Ling/Canada

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


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        1.    June Luchjenbroers, 2nd UK Cognitive Linguistics Association Conference
        2.    Anna Limanni, Levy-Wasteney's 27th Annual Graduate Symposium


Message 1: 2nd UK Cognitive Linguistics Association Conference
Date: 06-Dec-2006
From: June Luchjenbroers <junelbangor.ac.uk>
Subject: 2nd UK Cognitive Linguistics Association Conference



Full Title: 2nd UK Cognitive Linguistics Association Conference
Short Title: NDCL-2

Date: 27-Aug-2007 - 30-Aug-2007
Location: Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Contact Person: June Luchjenbroers
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/encap/ncdl/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science

Call Deadline: 05-Feb-2007

Meeting Description:

Papers dealing with any facet of cognitive linguistics research are welcome, including research on meaning, conceptual structure, conceptual operations, cognitive processing, grammar, acquisition, language use, discourse function, and other issues. We also encourage papers that relate to the secondary conference theme, “Cognitive Linguistics, Applied”; as well as the primary theme, “New Directions”.

Second Call for Papers and Posters

Keynote Speakers:

Lynne Cameron, Open University, U.K.
Seana Coulson, Univ. California, San Diego, USA
Klaus Panther, Univ. Hamburg, Germany
Chris Sinha, Univ. Portsmouth, England, UK
Eve Sweetser, Univ. California, Berkeley, USA
Arie Verhagen, Leiden Univ., Netherlands

We invite scholars of diverse disciplines and languages to contribute to this conference. Papers dealing with any facet of cognitive linguistics research are welcome, including research on meaning, conceptual structure, conceptual operations, cognitive processing, grammar, acquisition, language use, discourse function, and other issues.

Types of Submissions & submission deadlines
(i) theme session: Mon. 8 January 2007
(ii) paper presentation: Mon. 5 February 2007
(iii) poster presentation: 5 February 2007
(iv) paper or poster: 5 February 2007

We also hope to publish papers given at this conference.

Coordinators:
June Luchjenbroers, Univ. Wales Bangor WALES UK
Michelle Aldridge, Cardiff Univ. WALES UK

Organising Committee::
Michelle Aldridge, Cardiff Univ. WALES UK
June Luchjenbroers, Univ. Wales Bangor WALES UK
Vyvyan Evans, Centre in Language, Communication
& Cognition, Univ. Brighton,
Esther Pascual, Vrije Universiteit, Netherlands



Message 2: Levy-Wasteney's 27th Annual Graduate Symposium
Date: 06-Dec-2006
From: Anna Limanni <anna.limanniutoronto.ca>
Subject: Levy-Wasteney's 27th Annual Graduate Symposium



Full Title: Levy-Wasteney's 27th Annual Graduate Symposium

Date: 23-Mar-2007 - 24-Mar-2007
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Contact Person: Anna Limanni
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/spanish_portuguese/lwsymposium/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Romance

Call Deadline: 26-Jan-2007

Meeting Description:

Witnessing Change: A Multi-disciplinary Perspective

The University of Toronto's Spanish and Portuguese Graduate Students' Association announces a

Levy-Wasteney's 27th Annual Graduate Symposium
University of Toronto
March 23rd & 24th, 2007

Witnessing Change:
A Multi-Disciplinary Perspective

The Spanish and Portuguese Graduate Students' Association of the University of Toronto is pleased to announce its 27th Levy-Wasteney's Annual Graduate Symposium, which will include the following distinguished guest speakers:

Guest of Honour:

Dr. María del Carmen Sillato
Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies,
University of Waterloo
Presenting ''Función del testimonio en la (re) construcción de la memoria histórica'' (The function of testimony in the (re)construction of historic memory)

Special Guest:
Marina Nemat
Research Assistant, Women's Studies, University of Toronto
Presenting her memoir ''Prisoner of Tehran'' (Penguin Canada, May 2007)

We welcome proposals for 20-minute presentations (with an additional 10 minutes allotted for questions) on the theme of ''Witnessing Change.'' In order to integrate different disciplines, we encourage proposals from any of the following fields: literature, linguistics, philosophy, history, politics, cultural studies, cinema, and visual arts. Presentations should focus on, but are not limited to, the Spanish and Portuguese speaking world. Suggested, but not exclusive, topics include:
- testimony
- cultural memory and history
- historicity and fiction
- the changing ''Canon''
- hybridity, muticulturality and heterogeneity
- discourses of travel
- dislocation and border-crossings
- politics of race and gender
- language contact, variation and change
- emerging technologies and new media

Abstracts in Spanish, Portuguese, English or French must not exceed 500 words and should be accompanied by a short CV of the author.

Deadline for submissions is Friday, January 26th, 2007.

Email: spgsa.symposiumgmail.com (plain text, Microsoft Word, RTF or PDF formats)

Mail: Spanish and Portuguese Graduate Students' Association
c/o Levy-Wasteney's Symposium 2007
University of Toronto
Victoria College, Room 208
91 Charles Street West
Toronto, ON M5S 1K7



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