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LINGUIST List 18.2648

Wed Sep 12 2007

Calls: Writing Systems/USA; Pragmatics,Psycholing,Translation/USA

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


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        1.    Keri Henley, 15th Annual University of Texas at Arlington Student Conference in Linguistics and TESOL
        2.    Diana Osborne, 2008 National Popular and American Culture Association


Message 1: 15th Annual University of Texas at Arlington Student Conference in Linguistics and TESOL
Date: 12-Sep-2007
From: Keri Henley <keriannhenleyhotmail.com>
Subject: 15th Annual University of Texas at Arlington Student Conference in Linguistics and TESOL
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Full Title: 15th Annual University of Texas at Arlington Student Conference in
Linguistics and TESOL
Short Title: UTASCILT

Date: 01-Nov-2007 - 02-Nov-2007
Location: Arlington, Texas, USA
Contact Person: Keri Henley
Meeting Email: utascilling.uta.edu
Web Site: http://ling.uta.edu/~lingua

Linguistic Field(s): Writing Systems

Call Deadline: 21-Sep-2007

Meeting Description

The 15th Annual University of Texas at Arlington Student Conference in
Linguistics and TESOL is a student-led conference specifically designed to
give graduate students a chance to present their original research. This is
a great opportunity to join students from across America and around the
world to present research on language.

Call for Papers

The 15th Annual University of Texas at Arlington Student Conference in
Linguistics and TESOL

Call Deadline: now 21-Sept-07 Papers for this conference are invited in all
areas of linguistics, including the area of TESOL and the area of endangered
languages. Our keynote speaker will be Dr. John Baugh, of Washington University
in St. Louis. Dr. Baugh is a professor of Psychology, and has his Ph.D. in
Linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania. His recent work includes
research involving linguistic profiling and prejudice, which he will be speaking
on during the conference. Reflecting Dr. Baugh's work, we will be including a
special session entitled Language, Identity and Human Rights, and encourage all
students with research in these areas to submit. We also encourage and will be
accepting submissions outside of this theme.

Students from any educational institution are encouraged to submit their
research and share insights they have discovered in the field. Presenters can
choose between oral and poster presentations. Oral presentations will last 15
minutes with 5 minutes for discussion and questions. An allotment of time will
be set aside for poster presentations and discussion.This is a great opportunity
to develop professional skills! The three best presentations will be awarded the
Yumi Nakamura Memorial Prize in Linguistics (up to $400.00 USD). Poster and oral
presentations are considered, accepted and judged as equal counterparts.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is now Friday, September 21, 2007.
Notifications of acceptance will be distributed in early October, 2007.
Abstracts should be written on a single page (500 words or less) in Times New
Roman, font 12, with one additional page for graphs and/or references.
Electronic submissions are preferred and the text of the e-mail should include
1) your name, 2) affiliation, 3) address, phone number, e-mail address, 4) title
of paper, and 5) type of presentation: oral or poster; however, if submitting by
mail, please provide 5 copies of your anonymous abstract with the title of the
paper at the top and a 3'' x 5'' index card including the following information:
1. Your name
2. Affiliation
3. Address, phone number, and e-mail address
4. Title of paper
5. Type of presentation: oral or poster

Abstracts should be sent to the attention of: UTASCILT, Program in Linguistics,
Box 19559, University of Texas at Arlington, TX 76019-0559 in time to reach UTA
by the deadline. Electronic submission should be in MS Word or PDF format.
Please do not send .html formats. E-mail abstracts should be sent to:
utascilling.uta.edu

For more information, visit:
http://ling.uta.edu/~lingua
Message 2: 2008 National Popular and American Culture Association
Date: 11-Sep-2007
From: Diana Osborne <dosbornescc.spokane.edu>
Subject: 2008 National Popular and American Culture Association
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Full Title: 2008 National Popular and American Culture Association
Short Title: 2008 PCA ACA Business

Date: 19-Mar-2008 - 22-Mar-2008
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Contact Person: Diana Osborne
Meeting Email: dosbornescc.spokane.edu
Web Site: http://www.popularculture.org

Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics; Translation

Call Deadline: 01-Nov-2007

Meeting Description:

The Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association invite
papers on corporate and business culture.

The Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association invite
papers on corporate and business culture. We are particularly interested in
works that explore the interplay between corporate culture and popular culture.

Suggested Topics:

- business/corporate life in literature and media
- ''business world'' stereotypes
- popular culture's influence on business culture and the converse
- changing gender roles in business/corporate culture
- status and work place status symbols
- leadership in organizations
- business/corporate culture
- workplace identity
- historical, contemporary and future trends in corporate culture
- cultural clashes within organizations
- history of business/corporate life
- language in the business/corporate world

Submission Guidelines:

Please send an abstract not to exceed 250 words. Include your name, affiliation,
correspondence address, e-mail address and telephone number. Please attach a
copy of your CV with your abstract. All attachments must be in *.doc format.

Address your submissions to the area chair, Diana Osborne, at:
dosbornescc.spokane.edu.

Deadlines:
Abstract Submission Deadline: 1 November 2007
Notification of Acceptance: 15 November 2007

For further details refer to the PCA/ACA website: http://www.popularculture.org



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