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LINGUIST List 18.3380

Thu Nov 15 2007

Calls: General Ling/USA; Applied,General Ling,Neuroling/Canada

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


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        1.    Andrea Berez, Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
        2.    Azita Taleghani, International Society for Iranian Studies


Message 1: Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Date: 14-Nov-2007
From: Andrea Berez <aberezumail.ucsb.edu>
Subject: Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
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Full Title: Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Short Title: WAIL

Date: 23-May-2008 - 24-May-2008
Location: Santa Barbara, California, USA
Contact Person: Joye Kiester
Meeting Email: wail.ucsbgmail.com
Web Site: http://orgs.sa.ucsb.edu/nailsg/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 08-Feb-2008

Meeting Description

The Linguistics department at the University of California, Santa Barbara
announces its 11th annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages (WAIL),
which provides a forum for the discussion of theoretical and descriptive studies
of the indigenous languages of the Americas.

Call for Papers

Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Santa Barbara, CA
May 23-24, 2008

Anonymous abstracts are invited for talks on any topic in linguistics. Talks
will be 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for discussion. Abstracts should be
500 words or less (excluding examples and/or references) and can be submitted by
hard copy or email. Individuals may submit abstracts for one single-authored and
one co-authored paper. Please indicate your source(s) and type(s) of data in the
abstract (e.g. recordings, texts, conversational, elicited, narrative, etc.).
For co-authored papers, please indicate who plans to present the paper as well
as who will be in attendance.

Special Panel on Language Policy: This year we are welcoming abstracts for a
Special Panel on all issues concerning language policy. Talks will be 20 minutes
each, followed by a group discussion/question-and-answer period.

For email submissions: Include the abstract as an attachment. Please limit your
abstracts to the following formats: PDF, RTF, or Microsoft Word document.

Include the following information in the body of the email message: (1) your
name; (2) affiliation; (3) mailing address; (4) phone number; (5) email address;
(6) title of your paper; (7) whether your submission is for the general session
or the Special Panel.

Send email submissions to: wail.ucsbgmail.com

For hard copy submissions: Please send four copies of your abstract, along with
a 3x5 card with the following information: (1) your name; (2) affiliation; (3)
mailing address; (4) phone number; (5) email address; (6) title of your paper;
(7) whether your submission is for the general session or the Special Panel.


Send hard copy submissions to: Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Attn: Joye Kiester or Verónica Muñoz Ledo
Department of Linguistics
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106


Deadline for Receipt of Abstracts
February 8, 2008
Notification of acceptance will be by email no later than February 29, 2008.

General Information: Santa Barbara is situated on the Pacific Ocean near the
Santa Yñez Mountains. The UCSB campus is located near the Santa Barbara airport.
Participants may also fly into LAX airport in Los Angeles, which is
approximately 90 miles southeast of the campus. Shuttle buses run between LAX
and Santa Barbara. Information about hotel accommodations will be posted on our
website (http://orgs.sa.ucsb.edu/nailsg/).


For further information contact the conference coordinators, Joye Kiester and
Verónica Muñoz Ledo, at wail.ucsbgmail.com or (805) 893-3776, or check out our
website at
http://orgs.sa.ucsb.edu/nailsg/
Message 2: International Society for Iranian Studies
Date: 14-Nov-2007
From: Azita Taleghani <azita.taleghaniutoronto.ca>
Subject: International Society for Iranian Studies
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Full Title: International Society for Iranian Studies
Short Title: ISIS

Date: 31-Jul-2008 - 03-Aug-2008
Location: Toronto, Canada
Contact Person: Azita Taleghani
Meeting Email: azita.taleghaniutoronto.ca
Web Site: http://iranianstudies.ca

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Historical
Linguistics; Neurolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Pehlevi (pal)
Farsi, Western (pes)
Old Persian (ope)
Farsi, Eastern (prs)
Tajiki (tgk)

Call Deadline: 22-Nov-2007

Meeting Description

International Society for Iranian Studies (ISIS)devoted to all aspects of
Iranian studies. In marking the fortieth anniversary of ISIS, we are planning an
impressive program during the Seventh ISIS Biennial Conference which will be
held from July 31 to August 3, 2008. The conference will be accompanied by a
series of related/parallel cultural events in Toronto, and we particularly
encourage works devoted to new areas of inquiry and probing new methodologies.

Call for Papers

''Critical Retrospectives on Iranian Linguistics.''

For the 2008 Biennial Conference on Iranian Studies (ISIS)

July 31-August 3

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Mohammad Reza Bateni (Farhang-e Moaser Publisher)
Dr. Simin Karimi (Department of Linguistics, University of Arizona)

The aim of the panel(s) is to bring together the scholars who work on different
aspects of Iranian linguistics, and to promote collaborations and scholarly
exchanges between academic colleagues working in the area of Iranian Studies. We
invite abstracts for 20-minutes presentations regarding the full range of
linguistics subfields such as theoretical, functional, historical, and applied,
as well as neuro-linguistics, psycholinguistics, computational linguistics,
socio-linguistics, typology lexicography, and translation. We encourage
submission of papers on a full range of Iranian languages and dialects including
Persian (Fârsi, Dari, Tâjiki), all dialects of Kurdish, Tâleshi, Tâti, Gilaki,
Mâzandarâni, Lori, Sistâni, Sangesari, Aftâri, Sorkhei, Lazgerdi, Baluchi, and
more.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline: November 22, 2007
Notification of Acceptance: December 31, 2007



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