LINGUIST List 17.474|
Mon Feb 13 2006
Calls: Text/Corpus Ling/Germany;Romance Ling/USA
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Exploring the Lexis-Grammar Interface
Comparative Romance Linguistics Discussion Group at the MLA
Message 1: Exploring the Lexis-Grammar Interface
From: Ute Römer <ute.roemeranglistik.uni-hannover.de>
Subject: Exploring the Lexis-Grammar Interface
Full Title: Exploring the Lexis-Grammar Interface
Short Title: ELeGI 2006
Date: 05-Oct-2006 - 07-Oct-2006
Location: Hanover, Germany
Contact Person: Ute Römer
Meeting Email: ute.roemeranglistik.uni-hannover.de
Web Site: http://www.elegi-2006.com
Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English (eng)
Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2006
Second Call for Papers
''Exploring the Lexis-Grammar Interface'' (ELeGI 2006)
5-7 October 2006
University of Hanover, Germany
We would like to announce a 3-day international conference on the topic
''Exploring the Lexis-Grammar Interface'' that will be hosted by the English
Department at the University of Hanover, Germany, from 5-7 October 2006
(Thursday to Saturday).
Conference organisers: Rainer Schulze and Ute Römer
Contact: Ute Römer, ute.roemeranglistik.uni-hannover.de
Over the last two or three decades, research in corpus linguistics has shown
that lexis and grammar are closely interdependent. The conference aims to bring
together scholars with a common interest in aspects of lexis-grammar
co-selection in the English language. We aim to discuss empirical evidence on
the inseparability of lexis and grammar, and explore in what respects these two
parts that are often treated separately in linguistic description form an
We are pleased to announce that the following keynote speakers have accepted our
Professor Sylviane Granger, University of Louvain, Belgium
Professor Michael Hoey, University of Liverpool, UK
Professor Susan Hunston, University of Birmingham, UK
Professor Joybrato Mukherjee, University of Giessen, Germany
Professor Michael Stubbs, University of Trier, Germany
We invite the submission of 1-page abstracts (300-500 words, excluding
references) for 20-minute presentations (plus discussion) of original research
on any aspect related to the conference theme, including (but not restricted to)
pedagogical, diachronic, and genre-specific aspects.
Conference language: English
The deadline for submitting abstracts is 15 March 2006. All abstracts will be
reviewed and authors will be notified of acceptance/rejection by 1 May 2006.
To submit your abstract, please use the Word form that is available on the
conference website at http://www.elegi-2006.com and send it as an email
attachment to ute.roemeranglistik.uni-hannover.de.
More information will be posted on the conference website in due course.
Message 2: Comparative Romance Linguistics Discussion Group at the MLA
From: Christina Tortora <tortoramail.csi.cuny.edu>
Subject: Comparative Romance Linguistics Discussion Group at the MLA
Full Title: Comparative Romance Linguistics Discussion Group at the MLA
Date: 27-Dec-2006 - 30-Dec-2006
Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Contact Person: Christina Tortora
Meeting Email: tortoramail.csi.cuny.edu
Web Site: http://scholar.library.csi.cuny.edu/~tortora/mla2006.htm
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Family(ies): Romance
Call Deadline: 01-Mar-2006
CALL FOR PAPERS
Comparative Romance Linguistics Discussion Group
MLA Annual Convention
December 27-30, 2006 Philadelphia
Abstracts covering any aspect of Romance Linguistics (e.g., Phonology,
Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Sociolinguistics, Philological studies) are
solicited. Although preference is given to papers addressing more than one
Romance Language, all abstracts addressing Romance are considered.
Presentations are 20 minutes. Abstracts should be no more than one page (12
point font, 1-inch margins).
Deadline for receipt of abstracts: March 1, 2006.
Electronic submissions (in .pdf format) will be accepted. Please send electronic
submissions to both e-mail addresses below.
Department of English, Speech, and World Literature, 2S-218
College of Staten Island (CUNY)
2800 Victory Blvd.
Staten Island, NY 10314
Telephone: (718) 982-3659
Fax: (718) 982-3643
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