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LINGUIST List 17.653

Wed Mar 01 2006

Calls: English Ling/South Korea;Semantics/Syntax/USA

Editor for this issue: Kevin Burrows <kevinlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Lee Sechang, The 2006 ELSOK International Conference on English Linguistics
        2.    Jack Hoeksema, Swarthmore Workshop on Negation and Polarity

Message 1: The 2006 ELSOK International Conference on English Linguistics
Date: 28-Feb-2006
From: Lee Sechang <sechanglsm.ac.kr>
Subject: The 2006 ELSOK International Conference on English Linguistics

Full Title: The 2006 ELSOK International Conference on English Linguistics
Short Title: ELSOK

Date: 26-Jun-2006 - 27-Jun-2006
Location: Seoul, Korea, Korea, South
Contact Person: Intaeh Hwang
Meeting Email: intaehcnu.ac.kr
Web Site: http://elsok.org

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 15-Apr-2006

Meeting Description:

The English Linguistics Society of Korea (ELSOK)

The 2006 ELSOK International Conference
on English Linguistics

June 26-27, 2006
Korea University, Seoul, Korea

The English Linguistics Society of Korea (ELSOK) is pleased to announce that the
2006 ELSOK International Conference on English Linguistics will be held on June
26-27, 2006, at Korea University, Seoul, Korea.

Theme: English Studies: Globalization vs. Localization

Invited Speakers: Michiko Ogura (Chiba University)
Michael McCarthy (University of Nottingham & Pennsylvania State Univ.)
Susan Guion (University of Oregon)

In addition to invited lectures and general session, a workshop on ''Doing
English Linguistics through Corpora'' will be conducted each afternoon of the
two conference days.

General Session:
Abstracts are invited for 20-minute presentations (plus a 10 minutes discussion)
on topics dealing with any area of English linguistics, including phonetics,
phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, language acquisition,
English education, and historical linguistics.

Abstract Submission:
Abstracts should be sent electronically to the conference e-mail address
(intaehcnu.ac.kr, or pilhwankmu.ac.kr) as attachments in .doc or .pdf format
by April 15, 2006. The abstracts should be one-paged with one-inch margins and
typed in at least 11-point font; one extra page for examples, figures, and
references is allowed. Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint
abstract per author, or two joint abstracts per author.

The following information is also requested in a separate file:

1. paper title
2. name(s) of author(s)
3. affiliation(s) of author(s)
4. e-mail address
5. mailing address for each author
6. contact phone number for each author

Notification of Acceptance:
Abstracts will be reviewed by the Screening Committee. Notifications of
acceptance will be sent in early May, 2006.


Further information about the conference, as finalized, will be posted on our

The Organizing Committee of the 2006 ELSOK International Conference
Department of English Language and Literature
Korea University
Anam-dong Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, 136-701 Korea
Tel: +82-2-3290-1430
Message 2: Swarthmore Workshop on Negation and Polarity
Date: 27-Feb-2006
From: Jack Hoeksema <jhoekse1swarthmore.edu>
Subject: Swarthmore Workshop on Negation and Polarity

Full Title: Swarthmore Workshop on Negation and Polarity

Date: 14-Apr-2006 - 15-Apr-2006
Location: Swarthmore, PA, USA
Contact Person: Jack Hoeksema
Meeting Email: jhoekse1swarthmore.edu
Web Site: http://www.swarthmore.edu/SocSci/Linguistics/events/negation.html

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics; Syntax

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2006

Meeting Description:

Swarthmore Workshop on Negation and Polarity
The phenomenon of negative polarity has proven to be one of the most intricate
problems in the study of the syntax-semantics interface. In this workshop, we
want to provide a forum for discussion of the issues at hand, and an assessment
of current theoretical work as well as its empirical foundations. Attendance is
free for all participants.

Invited speakers:

-Jay Atlas (Pomona College)
-Anastasia Giannakidou (U of Chicago)
-Laurence Horn (Yale University)
-Hotze Rullmann (U of British Columbia)

Call for papers:

Anyone with an interest in presenting current work at this workshop is invited
to submit a one-page abstract electronically to the organizer, Jack Hoeksema
(jhoekse1swarthmore.edu), before March 15, 2006. Notice of acceptance will be
given before March 31.


Scheuer Room
Kohlberg Hall
Swarthmore College



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