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LINGUIST List 18.3167

Sun Oct 28 2007

Calls: General Ling/Malaysia; General Ling,Ling & Literature/Russia

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


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        1.    Uri Tadmor, 18th Southeast Asian Linguistics Society Meeting
        2.    Nick Kupensky, Russian-American Linguistic and Cultural Comparisons


Message 1: 18th Southeast Asian Linguistics Society Meeting
Date: 25-Oct-2007
From: Uri Tadmor <uricbn.net.id>
Subject: 18th Southeast Asian Linguistics Society Meeting
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Full Title: 18th Southeast Asian Linguistics Society Meeting
Short Title: SEALS XVIII

Date: 21-May-2008 - 22-May-2008
Location: Bangi, Malaysia
Contact Person: Nor Hashimah Jalaluddin
Meeting Email: shimapkrisc.cc.ukm.my
Web Site: http://http://lingweb.eva.mpg.de/jakarta/seals_xviii/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Feb-2008

Meeting Description

Annual SEALS meetings provide a forum for discussing topics related to the
analysis of Southeast Asian languages.

Abstracts are invited for papers on any topic related to the analysis of
Southeast Asian languages. Abstracts should be written using a Unicode font and
should consist of two or three pages as follows:

Page 1

(1) Paper title
(2) Sub-field (functional, discourse, sociolinguistics, phonology, formal
syntax, semantics, historical, language contact, etc.)
(3) Name(s) of author(s)
(4) Affiliation(s) of author(s)
(5) Email address for each author

Page 2

Abstract body (maximum 400 words). Be as specific as space allows, with a
statement of topic, approach, and conclusions.

Page 3

References (if any).

An author may submit one single and one joint abstract. In case of joint
authorship, one author should be designated as the contact person. Presentations
are allotted 20 minutes with 10 minutes for questions. All papers at SEALS are
delivered in English. Papers presented at the meeting will be considered for
publication in the Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society.

Abstracts should be submitted as email attachments in two formats, .PDF and
.DOC, to Prof. Dr. Nor Hashimah Jalaluddin at the following address:

shima at pkrisc.cc.ukm.my (replace "at" with "")

Please indicate "Abstract for SEALS XVIII" in the email subject heading.

Notification of acceptance by 1 March 2008.

Sponsor:

Linguistics Program
School of Language Studies and Linguistics
Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Phone: 603-89216474/6586/6581
Fax: 603-89254577

For more information:

http://lingweb.eva.mpg.de/jakarta/seals_xviii/
Message 2: Russian-American Linguistic and Cultural Comparisons
Date: 25-Oct-2007
From: Nick Kupensky <nick.kupenskygmail.com>
Subject: Russian-American Linguistic and Cultural Comparisons
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Full Title: Russian-American Linguistic and Cultural Comparisons

Date: 26-Feb-2008 - 27-Feb-2008
Location: Moscow, Russia
Contact Person: Marina Kaul
Meeting Email: kaulmarmail.ru

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Translation

Subject Language(s): Russian (rus)

Call Deadline: 15-Nov-2007

Meeting Description

Russian-American Academic Center and Russian State University for the
Humanities, Moscow, Russia, are pleased to invite you to participate in the
International Academic-Applied Conference 'Language as a Tool of Understanding
and Misunderstanding: Russian-American Linguistic and Cultural Comparisons.'
Abstracts are invited for 20-minute presentations on one the following topics:

- Concepts in Russian and American Culture and their reverberation in the
language (conceptology and communication theory; the system of values according
to linguistic data; core ideas of Russian and English/ American linguistic
worldview; metaphorical images in Russian and American English, etc.)
- The Problems of mutual cultural studies (American Studies Program in Russia
and Russian Studies Program in the USA; Russian-American mutual perception of
respective literatures and histories, etc.)
- Didactic issues of teaching language and culture (new teaching materials; the
role of cross-cultural exchange in educational process, etc.)
- The Problems of Translation (Russian literature translations in the USA and
American literature in Russia; the problems of 'lexical parallels', etc.)

Russian State University for the Humanities
Russian-American Academic Center

International Academic-Applied Conference

''Language as a Tool of Understanding and Misunderstanding: Russian-American
Linguistic and Cultural Comparisons''

February 26-27, 2008

Dear Colleagues!

Russian-American Academic Center and Russian State University for the
Humanities, Moscow, Russia, are pleased to invite you to participate in the
International Academic-Applied Conference ''Language as a Tool of Understanding
and Misunderstanding: Russian-American Linguistic and Cultural Comparisons'' to
be held on February 26-27, 2008. Abstracts are invited for 20-minute
presentations on one the following topics:

Concepts in Russian and American Culture and their reverberation in the language

- conceptology and communication theory;
- the system of values according to linguistic data;
- core ideas of Russian and English/ American linguistic worldview;
- metaphorical images in Russian and American English, etc.

The Problems of mutual cultural studies

- American Studies Program in Russia and Russian Studies Program in the USA;
- Russian-American mutual perception of respective literatures and histories, etc.

Didactic issues of teaching language and culture

- new teaching materials;
- the role of cross-cultural exchange in educational process, etc.

The Problems of Translation

- Russian literature translations in the USA and American literature in Russia;
- the problems of ''lexical parallels'', etc.

Applications including the author's name, degree, institutional affiliation,
home address, e-mail, phone number and the topic of the presentation are
expected before November 15, 2007. Abstracts should be submitted no later than
January 1, 2008. Applications and abstracts are to be sent electronically as an
attached file, Microsoft Word format, to Marina Kaul at kaulmarmail.ru. We hope
to publish conference materials by the beginning of the conference.

Abstract requirements. Abstracts should be no more than 3 pages in length
(including data, references, etc.), in 12-point type, line spacing - 1.5. All
margins should be 2 cm. The title (14 pt), the author's name, country and
institution should be given in bold print in the middle of each line,
respectively. The working languages of the conference are English and Russian.

Further information concerning the organizational matters will follow on
receiving the papers, i.e. January.





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