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LINGUIST List 18.3010

Mon Oct 15 2007

Calls: General Ling/Japan; General Ling/Canada

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


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        1.    Azusa Yokogoshi, ELSJ Spring Forum 2008
        2.    Zita McRobbie, Finno-Ugric Studies Association of Canada Conference


Message 1: ELSJ Spring Forum 2008
Date: 12-Oct-2007
From: Azusa Yokogoshi <yokogoshigmail.com>
Subject: ELSJ Spring Forum 2008
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Full Title: ELSJ Spring Forum 2008

Date: 26-Apr-2008 - 27-Apr-2008
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contact Person: Masachiyo Amano
Meeting Email: mamanolit.nagoya-u.ac.jp
Web Site: http://wwwsoc.nii.ac.jp/elsj/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 01-Jan-2008

Meeting Description

The English Linguistic Society of Japan (ELSJ) has decided to hold the
First International Spring Forum and now invites abstracts for paper
presentations and proposals for workshops.

Forum Dates: Saturday April 26 - Sunday April 27
Location: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
3-11-1 Asahi-cho, Fuchu-shi, Tokyo 183-8534 Japan
URL: http://www.tufs.ac.jp/

Organizing Committee:
Hajime Fukuchi (Chairperson)
Kenichi Takami
Tokizaki Hisao
Tomoyuki Tanaka
Naoshi Nakagawa

Contact Persons:
Masachiyo Amano: mamanolit.nagoya-u.ac.jp
Tomoyuki Tanaka: tanakatlit.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Paper Presentations

Submissions:
We invite abstracts for twenty-minute talks plus ten-minute discussions on
the following areas: 1) phonetics and phonology, 2) morphology and
lexicology, 3) syntax, 4) semantics, 5) pragmatics and discourse analysis,
6) historical linguistics, 7) corpus linguistics and descriptive grammar,
8) cognitive linguistics, 9) sociolinguistics, 10) psycholinguistics, 11)
neurolinguistics, etc.
We accept only electronic submissions.

Abstract requirements:
1. Abstracts created in PDF (strongly recommended) or Word format must be
submitted by email as attachment files to: forum-elsjkaitakusha.co.jp
2. The length of an abstract must be no more than 300 English words, not
including references, tree diagrams, or tables, but the maximum size should
be less than two pages.
3. Abstract files should not contain authors' names.
4. The body of the email must contain (a) title of the paper, (b) name of
the author, (c) affiliation of the author, (d) email address of the author.
5. The subject of the email must be ''Abstract for ELSJ Spring Forum.''
6. If you prefer poster presentation to ordinary presentation, please
indicate this in the body of your email.

Deadline: January 1, 2008
Notification of Acceptance: February 1, 2008

Workshops

Submissions:
We also invite proposals for workshops in the same linguistic areas as in
paper presentations. Workshops can last approximately 2 hours. Here again
we accept only electronic submissions.

Proposal Requirements:
1. Proposals created in PDF or Word format must be submitted by email as
attachment files to: forum-elsjkaitakusha.co.jp
2. The length of a proposal must be no more than 500 English words, not
including references, tree diagrams, or tables, but the maximum size should
be less than three pages.
3. Proposal files should not contain organizers' names.
4. The body of the email must contain (a) title of the workshop, (b) names
of the organizer and speakers, (c) affiliations of the organizer and
speakers, (d) email address of the organizer.
5. The subject of the email must be ''Workshop Proposal for ELSJ Spring
Forum.''

Deadline: January 1, 2008
Notification of Acceptance: February 1, 2008

Registration Fee
ELSJ members - 2000 yen
Non-members - 5000 yen
Non-member students - 3000 yen
Message 2: Finno-Ugric Studies Association of Canada Conference
Date: 10-Oct-2007
From: Zita McRobbie <mcrobbiesfu.ca>
Subject: Finno-Ugric Studies Association of Canada Conference
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Full Title: Finno-Ugric Studies Association of Canada Conference

Date: 07-Jun-2008 - 08-Jun-2008
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Contact Person: Zita McRobbie
Meeting Email: mcrobbiesfu.ca
Web Site: http://vpacademic.yorku.ca/fusac/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Uralic

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2008

Meeting Description

The Sixteenth Conference of the Finno-Ugric Studies Association of Canada will
be held on June 7-8, at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver,
Canada, in conjunction with the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities.
Papers are welcome in all areas of Finno-Ugric research, such as anthropology,
archaeology, folklore, history, linguistics, literature, music,
paleo-archeology, etc.
Timeline:

Titles should be sent by December 15th, 2007
Abstracts should be sent by February 15th, 2008

to the Conference Organizing Committee at the following address (electronic
submissions are encouraged):

Zita McRobbie-Utasi, Chair
Conference Organizing Committee, FUSAC
Department of Linguistics
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6. Canada

e-mail: mcrobbiesfu.ca
Fax: (778) 782-5659

Papers are welcome in all areas of Finno-Ugric research, such as anthropology,
archaeology, folklore, history, linguistics, literature, music,
paleo-archeology, etc.



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