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LINGUIST List 18.192

Thu Jan 18 2007

Calls: General Linguistics/USA; Discourse Analysis,Sociolinguistics/UK

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

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        1.    John Bailyn, Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 16
        2.    Louise Mullany, Discourse, Communication and the Enterprise 4

Message 1: Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 16
Date: 13-Jan-2007
From: John Bailyn <fasl16gmail.com>
Subject: Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 16

Full Title: Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 16
Short Title: FASL 16

Date: 04-May-2007 - 06-May-2007
Location: Stony Brook, NY, USA
Contact Person: Andrei Antonenko
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.linguistics.stonybrook.edu/fasl/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup

Call Deadline: 22-Jan-2007

Meeting Description:

The 16th annual meeting of Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL-16) will be held at Stony Brook University (State University of New York) May 4-6, 2007.

Invited speakers are:

David Pesetsky (MIT)
Maria Polinsky (UCSD/Harvard)
Jerzy Rubach (U. Iowa/ U. Warsaw)

Featured lecture on the history of Slavic Linguistics:
Jindrich Toman (University of Michigan)

The new extended deadline for submitting abstracts is January 22, 2007.

Details available at the FASL 16 Website:

Questions? Contact the Organizing Committee: fasl16gmail.com

Final Call for Papers: FASL 16

Abstracts are invited for 30-minute Main Session presentations (plus 10 minutes for discussion) on topics dealing with formal aspects of Slavic syntax, semantics, morphology, phonology or psycholinguistics.

Abstracts are also invited for a Special Session on ''The development, acquisition and attrition of the Slavic languages''. Here we seek submissions that explore formal linguistic issues involving first and second language acquisition of Slavic languages, formal analyses of diachronic change of the Slavic languages, of Slavic languages in contact situations, and of the attrition of the Slavic languages in the United States and other non-Slavic contexts.

All abstracts should be no more than two pages in length (including data, references, etc.), in 12-point type. All margins should be at least one inch wide (2.5 cm).

Abstract Submission: Authors are asked to submit their abstracts electronically to fasl16gmail.com as a .pdf attachment.

In the body of the message please include the following information:
Name and title (of all authors)
Contact e-mail (for all authors)
Institutional Affiliation
Title of abstract
Specify ''Main Session'' or ''Special Session''

No more than one solo-authored and one co-authored abstract will be considered from any individual. No faxed abstracts will be accepted. If you have difficulty submitting the abstract electronically, please contact us about other options. Preference will be given to presentations not duplicated at other major conferences (e.g., LSA, NELS, WCCFL).

Extended Deadline for receipt of abstracts: Monday, January 22, 2007

Message 2: Discourse, Communication and the Enterprise 4
Date: 11-Jan-2007
From: Louise Mullany <louise.mullanynottingham.ac.uk>
Subject: Discourse, Communication and the Enterprise 4

Full Title: Discourse, Communication and the Enterprise 4
Short Title: DICOEN IV

Date: 10-Sep-2007 - 12-Sep-2007
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Louise Mullany
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/english/conference/dicoeniv

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2007

Meeting Description:

The fourth Discourse, Communication and the Enterprise conference will take
place at the University of Nottingham, UK. This biannual conference series
provides a fruitful interdisciplinary forum for researchers working on
discourse and communication in organisational contexts. We particularly
welcome contributions from Linguistics, Communication Studies, Business
Administration, Organisation Studies, Sociology, Social Psychology,
Anthropology and Philosophy.

A reminder that the deadline for the fourth Discourse, Communication and
the Enterprise Conference is the 31st January 2007. Abstracts are invited
on the following themes (though other areas on the general conference theme
are also invited):
-Language and identities at work;
-Inter-cultural/cross-cultural communication;
-The role of new technologies in organisational communication;
-Spoken and written genres at work;
-Postcolonial discourses in organisations;
-Researching workplace communication.

Conference registration is now open.
Full details on how to submit an abstract/how to register are available at
the conference website.

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