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LINGUIST List 18.1339

Thu May 03 2007

Calls: General Ling,Semantics/Germany; General Ling/USA

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


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        1.    Cornelia Endriss, Workshop on Different Kinds of Specificity
        2.    Shin Fukuda, The Western Conference on Linguistics


Message 1: Workshop on Different Kinds of Specificity
Date: 03-May-2007
From: Cornelia Endriss <endrissuni-potsdam.de>
Subject: Workshop on Different Kinds of Specificity


Full Title: Workshop on Different Kinds of Specificity

Date: 06-Jul-2007 - 07-Jul-2007
Location: Berlin, Germany
Contact Person: Cornelia Endriss
Meeting Email: endrissuni-potsdam.de
Web Site: http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/~endriss/funny-indefinites/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Semantics

Call Deadline: 15-May-2007

Meeting Description:

This workshop aims at bringing together researchers working on theoretical
and empirical aspects of specificity across languages.

Call for Papers -- Extended Deadline to May, 15th.
Message 2: The Western Conference on Linguistics
Date: 02-May-2007
From: Shin Fukuda <wecol2007ling.ucsd.edu>
Subject: The Western Conference on Linguistics



Full Title: The Western Conference on Linguistics
Short Title: WECOL 2007

Date: 30-Nov-2007 - 02-Dec-2007
Location: San Diego, California, USA
Contact Person: Shin Fukuda
Meeting Email: wecol2007ling.ucsd.edu
Web Site: http://ling.ucsd.edu/events/wecol07

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Jul-2007

Meeting Description:

The Western Conference on Linguistics 2007 (WECOL 2007)

Call for Papers

The 2007 Western Conference on Linguistics (WECOL) will be held November 30th
-December 2nd, 2007 at the University of California, San Diego. This year's
conference will include a general session, a poster session, and two special
sessions described below.

General Session: expanding the depth and width of empirical data

While the general session will cover all areas of linguistic interest and
welcome papers from all major linguistic subfields and frameworks, as well as
from related cross-disciplinary areas, special consideration will be given to
experimental and corpus studies which challenge existing linguistic data and
generalizations or bring previously unnoticed data to discussion.

Invited Speaker
TBA

Special session I: What can L1 and L2 research tell us about Language Universals?

The special session I will focus on language acquisition studies from any of the
sub-disciplines in linguistics and related fields which contribute to our
understanding of universal characteristics of language.

Invited Speaker
TBA

Special session II: Challenges to linguistic generalizations from understudied
languages

This special session II invites papers that investigate linguistic
generalizations with data from under-studied languages. Submissions from all
theoretical and empirical perspectives are welcome.

Invited Speaker
TBA

Submission Guidelines

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes of discussion), and
for a poster session. Abstract submission will be done through Abstract
Submission page on the conference website:

http://ling.ucsd.edu/events/wecol07/

When submitting your abstract, please specify the sessions you would like to be
considered for: General, Poster, or one of the two special sessions.

Only online PDF submissions at the site specified above will be accepted.
Abstracts should be anonymous, and limited to two pages (using 1'' margins on
all sides and 12pt font size). Data and examples must be given within the body
of the text rather than at the end. Any non-standard fonts should be embedded in
the PDF document. Presented papers will be published in the online WECOL
proceedings.

Submission deadline: July 1st, 2007
Notification of Acceptance: September 30th, 2007

Please contact the organizers at wecol2007ling.ucsd.edu with any questions.



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