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LINGUIST List 18.1027

Wed Apr 04 2007

Calls: General Ling/UK; Historical Ling/Japan

Editor for this issue: Ania Kubisz <anialinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Katie Overy, Music, Language and Movement
        2.    Masayuki Ohkado, The Society of Historical English Language and Linguistics International Conference

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Message 1: Music, Language and Movement
Date: 04-Apr-2007
From: Katie Overy <k.overyed.ac.uk>
Subject: Music, Language and Movement

Full Title: Music, Language and Movement

Date: 06-Aug-2007 - 10-Aug-2007
Location: Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Katie Overy
Meeting Email: k.overyed.ac.uk
Web Site: http://www.music.ed.ac.uk/Research/imhsd/SummerWorkshop2007/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 18-May-2007

Meeting Description:

The Institute for Music in Human and Social Development (IMHSD), in
collaboration with Queen's University, Canada and the International Study Centre
at Herstmonceux Castle, invites proposals for an interdisciplinary summer
workshop on the topic of Music, Language and Movement. The aim of the meeting is
to consider the interaction between these different forms of human communication
and artistic expression. The meeting will include lectures, discussions,
workshops and performances and will take place in the beautiful environment of
Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex.

Please send proposals of 200-300 words to Karen Ludke (k.ludkesms.ed.ac.uk),
indicating your discipline and your preference for a poster presentation, a 20
minute talk or a 90 minute workshop.
Message 2: The Society of Historical English Language and Linguistics International Conference
Date: 29-Mar-2007
From: Masayuki Ohkado <ohkadoisc.chubu.ac.jp>
Subject: The Society of Historical English Language and Linguistics International Conference

Full Title: The Society of Historical English Language and Linguistics
International Conference
Short Title: SHELL

Date: 07-Sep-2007 - 09-Sep-2007
Location: Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Contact Person: Masachiyo Amano
Meeting Email: mamanolit.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 30-Apr-2007

Meeting Description
The theme of the conference is historical English linguistics in general.

SHELL 2007

The Society of Historical English Language and Linguistics
International Conference
7-9 September 2007

Second Circular

Plenary Speakers
Park, Young-Bae (Kookmin University, Korea)
Sauer, Hans (University of Munich, Germany)
Taylor, Ann (University of York), co-creator of three parsed corpora of
historical English: PPCME2, YCOE, and PCEEC

Submissions (Deadline Notification)
Abstracts of papers for 30 minutes should be submitted by the end of April 2007,
up to 500 words in length, to Professor Amano, Masachiyo of Nagoya University
(mamanolit.nagoya-u.ac.jp) or Assistant Professor Tanaka, Tomoyuki of Nagoya
University (tanakatlit.nagoya-u.ac.jp) in doc (MS word) format or PDF format.
(If your abstract requires special fonts, send it in PDF format.)

Conference Venue
All Events will take place in the meeting room on the ground floor of School of
Letters in Higashi-yama Campus, Nagoya University. Travel information to the
campus is found in:


and the general information about the Chubu area, where Nagoya University is
located, is found in:


The hotel we recommend in the first circular, Rubura Ohzan
(http://www.rubura.org/) is almost fully occupied. (They have no single room
available and a few twin rooms left.) If you live outside Japan and need help in
finding a hotel, you can contact Associate Professor Tanaka, Tomoyuki of Nagoya
University (tanakatlit.nagoya-u.ac.jp).

As shown above, we have three plenary speakers. We also have
a symposium organized by Professor Ogura, Michiko: Old English
versions of the Gospels - a dialectal-synchronic comparison. The speakers and
their provisional titles are as follows.

Hashimoto, Isao (Shinshu University)
''Hebrism and Latinism in Medieval English Gospels''
Tadashi Kotake, Tadashi (Keio University, Graduate School)
''Lindisfarne and Rushworth 2''
Kozuka, Yoshitaka (Osaka University)
''Element Order in West Saxon Gospels''
Ogura, Michiko (Chiba University)
''Cambridge University Library MS Ii.2.11''

Papers accepted will be published in the proceedings. (The papers read at the
2005 meeting were published as Textual and Contextual Studies in Medieval
English: Towards the Reunion of Linguistics and Philology (ed. by Michiko Ogura)
by Peter Lang.)

Registration Fee
Registration fee is ¥5,000 ( €37, £25 or US$45). Everyone whose paper is
accepted is asked to pay another ¥5,000 to the editorial board. The length of
the final version to be printed should be about 5000 words including notes and
references. Payment shall be done on arrival.

Social Programme
A conference opening reception will be held on the first evening (7th of
September) and we will take you to Tokugawa Art Museum, where you can see such
masterpiece collections as the twelfth century illustrated handscroll of The
Tale of Genji, arguably the oldest ''novel'' in the world. See they website for


A fee of 1,200 yen will be charged for admission.

Other Places of Interest
Other places of interest we recommend in Nagoya are:

Nagoya Castle: http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3300.html

The current one is a reconstruction of the original. If you want to see an
authentic castle, you can visit Inuyama castle (National Treasure), built in 1537.

Inuyama Castle: http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3351.html

Atsuta Shrine (Atsuta Jingu): http://www.atsutajingu.or.jp/eng/index.htm

Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology:


For other places of interest, see the following sightseeing guide provided by
Aichi prefecture, where the city of Nagoya is located:


We now have a website for the conference:


Prof. Fisiak, Jacek (Adam Mickiewicz University)
Prof. Terasawa, Yoshio (Prof. Emeritus, University of Tokyo)
Prof. Ukaji, Masatomo (Prof. Emeritus, Tokyo Gakugei University)
Prof. Nakao, Yuji (Prof. Emeritus, Nagoya University)

Organising Committee
Ogura, Michiko (Chiba University):oguraL.chia-u.ac.jp
Amano, Masachiyo (Nagoya University): mamanolit.nagoya-u.ac.jp
Tanaka, Tomoyuki (Nagoya University): tanakatlit.nagoya-u.ac.jp
Ohkado, Masayuki (Chubu University): ohkadoisc.chubu.ac.jp
Nakagawa, Naoshi Nakagawa (Nagoya Sangyo University)

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