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LINGUIST List 17.3617

Wed Dec 06 2006

Calls: General Linguistics/Netherlands; Linguistic Theories/UK

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


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        1.    Hans den Besten, Joint Summer Meeting of the Society of Pidgin and Creole Linguistics
        2.    Raffealla Folli, On Linguistic Interfaces


Message 1: Joint Summer Meeting of the Society of Pidgin and Creole Linguistics
Date: 06-Dec-2006
From: Hans den Besten <j.b.denbestenuva.nl>
Subject: Joint Summer Meeting of the Society of Pidgin and Creole Linguistics



Full Title: Joint Summer Meeting of the Society of Pidgin and Creole Linguistics
Short Title: SPCL & ACBLPE 2007

Date: 18-Jun-2007 - 20-Jun-2007
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Contact Person: Umberto Ansaldo
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2007

Meeting Description:

The next summer meeting of SPCL will be hosted by the University of Amsterdam, and will take place in Amsterdam, June 18-20, 2007. This will be a joint meeting with ACBLPE. The conference is dedicated to the memory of our esteemed colleague Jacques Arends, and we wish its theme to focus on the areas that he was most influential in developing, namely gradualism and population studies. We also invite papers on all other areas of contact linguistics and Pidgin and Creole studies.

2nd Call for Papers:

The joint SPCL/ACBLPE Summer Meeting 2007 will take place at the University of Amsterdam. Papers on all areas of contact linguistics and Pidgin and Creole studies are invited. We particularly welcome papers on gradualism and population studies, as we plan a special session on these topics, dedicated to the memory of Jacques Arends.

1. Submission guidelines (for SPCL only):

(a) Important note: To maximize the number of participants, only 1 paper per person, whether single or co-authored will be accepted for presentation.

(b) Two electronic versions of your abstract (500 words maximum) should be sent to spcl-fgwuva.nl no later than 15 January 2007. One should include your full affiliation and contact details (listed at the top of the document), and the other should be anonymous. Abstracts should be in MICROSOFT WORD or PDF. - however, PDF only if special fonts are involved.

2. Programme:

(a) The keynote address will be delivered on Monday 18 June 2007 by Prof Pieter Muysken of Radboud University, Nijmegen (to be confirmed).
(b) We are planning 3 parallel sessions, 2 for SPCL and 1 for ACBLPE, for papers of 30 minutes in length. (including discussion).

3. Conference dinner:

There will be a conference dinner on the last evening of the conference (not included in the conference fee). Details to follow soon.

4. Accommodation:

Please bear in mind that June in Amsterdam is already high season, and you should organize your accommodation in good time. A limited number of rooms has been reserved for the period 17-20 June 2007 at the Hotel Residence Le Coin, located very close to the conference venue. Ideally participants should make arrangements amongst themselves with regard to sharing the twin rooms. The special conference rate (see below) will be valid for reservations made before 1 May 2007, subject to availability of rooms.

To make a reservation, contact the hotel directly at lecoinholding.uva.nl, and identify yourself by the conference name ''The Society for Pidgin and Creole Languages'' and ''Umberto Ansaldo'', the name under which the rooms are currently booked. Payment will be made directly by you to the hotel.

The reduced University rate is the following (per room, per night, and including all taxes).
- single EUR 89.00,
- standard twin EUR 99.00
- large twin room EUR 114,00

Breakfast can be obtained for EUR 9,50 per person, per day.

Cancellation policy:
42 - 30 days before arrival: 35% of the total cost.
30 - 14 days before arrival: 60% of the total cost.
14 - 07 days before arrival: 85% of the total cost.
07 - 00 days before arrival: 100% of the total cost.

For other hotels please consult:

www.bookings.nl
www.hotels.nl
www.expedia.nl

If you want to (and are able to) calculate the distance between the venue and a prospective hotel, please note that the venue will be the PCHoofthuis at the Spuistraat, to the west of the Royal Palace (at Dam Square).

If there is any information on streetcars having a stop near a prospective hotel, note that most streetcars go downtown, towards Central Station, and so have a stop near the venue. This is at least true for the numbers/lines: 1, 2, 5, 9, 10, 14, 16, 17, 24 and 25.

5. Other matters:

A third circular with details of registration will be sent out in the new year.

The Organizing Committee:

Hans den Besten (Chair)
Enoch Aboh
Umberto Ansaldo
Lisa Lim
Norval Smith



Message 2: On Linguistic Interfaces
Date: 06-Dec-2006
From: Raffealla Folli <r.folliulster.ac.uk>
Subject: On Linguistic Interfaces



Full Title: On Linguistic Interfaces
Short Title: ONLI

Date: 01-Jun-2007 - 03-Jun-2007
Location: Jordanstown, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Raffaella Folli
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.socsci.ulster.ac.uk./comms/onli/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories

Call Deadline: 20-Jan-2007

Meeting Description:

In recent years, the study of the interaction between different levels of linguistic knowledge has attracted increasing interest. In order to speak or understand a language we need to access different mechanisms whose interaction cannot be fully appreciated from a non-integrated approach. This workshop aims to bring together scholars who have been working on these issues providing cross-section, cutting-edge accounts of developments in the interfaces between phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. The workshop will provide a forum for discussion of methods, theoretical perspectives, and accounts of the interaction between components of the language faculty.

Special Thematic Sessions:

We would like to encourage submission of papers and posters for two special sessions dealing with:
(i) experimental approaches for the investigation of interfaces;
(ii) implications of findings on interface issues in the applied linguistics field.

Invited Speakers (abstract selection committee):

Artemis Alexiadou, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Andrea Gualmini, McGill University, Montreal
Carlos Gussenhoven, Radbound University, Nijmegen
Heidi Harley, University of Arizona, Tucson
Kyle Johnson, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Jamal Ouhalla, University College Dublin, Dublin
Lisa Travis, McGill University, Montreal
John Wilson, University of Ulster, Jordanstown

Requirement for abstract submission:

Abstracts can be up to two pages long including references, data and/or
illustrations. Abstracts should be emailed no later than January 20, 2007 as an attachment (PDF format) to the following two addresses:
r.folliulster.ac.uk
c.ulbrichulster.ac.uk

Please forward abstracts to both addresses.

The subject line of the email should be ''ONLI''.
Authors should include the following pieces of information in the body of the email:
title of the paper,
name of the author(s)
email address for correspondence
affiliation.

Submission is limited to one single authored paper and one joint authored paper.

If you wish to be considered for one of the two special sessions (see above) this should be indicated clearly in the body of the email.

Publication of a book from the workshop with a major publisher is planned.

For registration and updated Information:

http://www.socsci.ulster.ac.uk./comms/onli/index.html

Important Dates and Information:
-Deadline for abstract submission: 20th January 2007
-Selection and notification by 15th of Feb 2007
-Workshop program by 20th of Feb 2007
-Deadline for paper submission ad circulation 30th of April 2007:
-Workshop date 1-3 June 2007
-Final version of papers for submission for publication 1st of September 2007

Location:

School of Communication, University of Ulster (Jordanstown), Shore Road, BT37 0QB, Northern Ireland.

Contact details:

Raffaella Folli, r.folliulster.ac.uk
Christiane Ulbrich, c.ulbrichulster.ac.uk



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