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LINGUIST List 18.1426

Thu May 10 2007

Calls: Ling & Literature/USA; General Ling/UK

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

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        1.    Grant Armstrong, Graduate Portuguese and Hispanic Symposium
        2.    Miltiadis Kokkonidis, The Second Oxford Linguistics Postgraduate Conference

Message 1: Graduate Portuguese and Hispanic Symposium
Date: 09-May-2007
From: Grant Armstrong <gwa3georgetown.edu>
Subject: Graduate Portuguese and Hispanic Symposium

Full Title: Graduate Portuguese and Hispanic Symposium
Short Title: GRAPHSY

Date: 28-Sep-2007 - 29-Sep-2007
Location: Washington, DC, USA
Contact Person: Grant Armstrong
Meeting Email: GRAPHSY2007gmail.com
Web Site: http://gushare.georgetown.edu/solerp/GRAPHSY2006/Index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature

Subject Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Call Deadline: 01-Jul-2007

Meeting Description

GRAPHSY is a symposium organized by the graduate students of the Dept of Spanish
and Portuguese at Georgetown University. It is an opportunity for graduate
students to present research in linguistics or literature that deals with
Spanish or Portuguese.

Call for Papers

Spanish and Portuguese at the Forefront of the Arts and Sciences:
A Symposium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Linguistics, Literature and Visual

The Georgetown University graduate students in the Department of Spanish and
Portuguese invite all interested graduate students to the third annual Graduate
Portuguese and Hispanic Symposium (GRAPHSY), which will be held on Friday,
September 28 and Saturday, September 29, 2007.

The organizing committee will consider papers related to Hispanic and
Luso-Brazilian Linguistics, Literature, and Cultural Studies, as well as
requests for the formation of special sessions organized around a specific
topic, author or work. These sessions are limited to three papers.

Papers may examine the conference topic from a variety of perspectives,
including linguistic, social, psychological, cultural, theoretical, political,
ideological, and/or artistic. Possible panel topics and papers might include,
but are not limited to:

Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Linguistics
Language Acquisition (first, second and subsequent)
Language Pedagogy
Language and Cognition
Historical Linguistics
Sociolinguistics (language policies and practices, minority languages,

Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literature and Cultural Studies
Early Modern
Spain from 1800 to Present Day
Contemporary Latin American and Peninsular Literature and Culture
Lusophone Africa
Performance and Visual Culture
Gender Identities and Politics
Ethnographic Writing

Please submit by July 1st, 2007 two separate 250-word abstracts in Portuguese,
English or Spanish to GRAPHSY2007gmail.com. Abstracts will be selected based on
their relevance to the theme and topics of the symposium.

Two copies of the abstract should be sent to GRAPHSY2007gmail.com:
- On one abstract, please include the title of the proposed paper, name,
academic affiliation, current address, telephone, and e-mail address of each
- The second abstract should include the paper title only.

Paper presentations are limited to 20 minutes (8-10 double-spaced pages).
General registration fee for all presenters is $40 (late or on-site official
attendance registration is $50). This fee includes the cost of all food and
beverages provided at the conference.

Keynote Speaker
Jose Ignacio Hualde - Spanish Phonology (University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana)
Message 2: The Second Oxford Linguistics Postgraduate Conference
Date: 09-May-2007
From: Miltiadis Kokkonidis <miltiadis.kokkonidisclg.ox.ac.uk>
Subject: The Second Oxford Linguistics Postgraduate Conference

Full Title: The Second Oxford Linguistics Postgraduate Conference
Short Title: LingO 2007

Date: 21-Sep-2007 - 22-Sep-2007
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Miltiadis Kokkonidis
Meeting Email: miltiadis.kokkonidisclg.ox.ac.uk
Web Site: http://www.ling-phil.ox.ac.uk/events/lingo/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 21-May-2007

Meeting Description:

LingO 2007 - The Second Oxford Linguistics Postgraduate Conference
St. Anne's College, University of Oxford
21 - 22 September 2007

Final Call for Papers (Submission deadline extended)

We are pleased to announce that LingO 2007, the 2nd Oxford Linguistics
Postgraduate Conference, will take place at St. Anne's College, University of
Oxford, on 21 - 22 September 2007. The aim of the conference is to provide
postgraduates with an opportunity to present their research to peers and the
wider academic community.

Authors are invited to submit abstracts for talks or poster presentations.
Abstracts are invited from any linguistic subfield, especially the fields of
phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics,
sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, and computational linguistics.

Talks will be allotted 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for
discussion. Authors presenting posters will have an opportunity to do so during
the poster session on the second day of the conference. Authors will also be
invited to submit an 8-page paper for publication in our online conference

Invited Speakers:

Prof. David Crystal (UWB)
Prof. Kim Plunkett (Oxford)

Important Dates:

Submission deadline: 21 May 2007 [deadline extended]
Notification of acceptance: 2 July 2007
Early registration deadline: 9 July 2007
Registration deadline: 20 August 2007
Conference: 21-22 September 2007

Programme Committee:

Simon Dobnik (Co-Chair)
Miltiadis Kokkonidis (Co-Chair)
Cristina Psomadakis (Secretary)
Sandra Kotzor
Olivia Lam
Jakob Leimgruber
Anastassia Loukina
Rada Mihalcea
Sarah Ogilvie
Ekaterina Samoylova
Alexandra Stavinschi
Loukia Taxitari
Lindsay Weichel

Board of Reviewers:

Theresa Biberauer (University of Cambridge)
Johan Bos (University of Rome ''La Sapienza'')
Richard Coates (University of the West of England)
Cleo Condoravdi (PARC)
David Cram (University of Oxford)
Mary Dalrymple (University of Oxford)
Rachele De Felice (University of Oxford)
Penelope Gardner-Chloros (Birkbeck College, University of London)
Alexandra Georgakopoulou (King's College London)
Katie Drager (University of Canterbury)
Dan Flickinger (CSLI, Stanford University)
Katarzyna M. Jaszczolt (University of Cambridge)
Daniel Kolligan (University of Oxford)
Valia Kordoni (Saarland University)
Elinor Keane (University of Oxford)
Maria Liakata (University of Wales, Aberystwyth)
Nivedita Mani (University of Oxford)
Reinhard Muskens (Tilburg University)
Sandra Paoli (University of Oxford)
Oiwi Parker Jones (University of Oxford)
Christopher Potts (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge)
Louisa Sadler (University of Essex)
Yorick Wilks (University of Sheffield & University of Oxford)
Natalia Arias-Trejo (University of Oxford)

Abstract Submission:

Abstracts must be anonymous and not longer than one page (approx. 300 words
excluding references). For detailed formatting and submission instructions
please consult our guidelines:

Contact Details:

For any queries you are welcome to email the appropriate member of the
organising committee. Please consult

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