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LINGUIST List 18.3581

Fri Nov 30 2007

Calls: General Ling/Germany; Anthropological Ling,Socioling/USA

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

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        1.    Kata Balogh, ESSLLI 2008 Student Session
        2.    Kathleen Feyh, Symposium about Language and Society-Austin

Message 1: ESSLLI 2008 Student Session
Date: 30-Nov-2007
From: Kata Balogh <K.Baloghuva.nl>
Subject: ESSLLI 2008 Student Session
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Full Title: ESSLLI 2008 Student Session
Short Title: StuS13

Date: 04-Aug-2008 - 15-Aug-2008
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Contact Person: Kata Balogh
Meeting Email: k.baloghuva.nl
Web Site: http://staff.science.uva.nl/~kbalogh/StuS13

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2008

Meeting Description

The aim of the Student Session is to give an opportunity to students at all
levels (Bachelor - Master - and PhD-students) to present and discuss their work
in progress with a possibility to get feedback from senior researchers. Each
year, 18 papers are selected for oral presentation and a number of others for
poster presentation.

We are pleased to announce the Student Session of the 20th European Summer
School in Logic, Language and Information to be held in Hamburg, Germany on
August 4-15, 2008.

Call for Papers

The programme committee invites submissions of papers for oral and poster
presentation and for appearance in the proceedings. We welcome submissions with
topics within the areas of Logic, Language and Computation.

Submission deadline: 15 February 2008

The ESSLLI Student Session encourages submissions from students at any level,
undergraduates as well as postgraduates. Papers co-authored by non-students will
not be accepted. The Student Session papers should describe original,
unpublished work, completed or in progress, that demonstrates insight,
creativity, and promise. No previously published papers should be submitted.


Student authors are invited to submit a full paper up to 7 pages inclusive of
references. Note that the length of the final version of the accepted papers
will not be allowed to exceed 10 pages.

The preferred formats of submissions are PostScript or PDF, although other
formats will also be accepted. More submission details and all relevant
information at:



Kata Balogh
ESSLLI 2008 Student Session chair

email: k.baloghuva.nl
tel.: +31 20 5254544
fax: +31 20 5254503
postal address:
Department of Philosophy
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Nieuwe Doelenstraat 15
1012 CP Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Message 2: Symposium about Language and Society-Austin
Date: 29-Nov-2007
From: Kathleen Feyh <kfeyhmail.utexas.edu>
Subject: Symposium about Language and Society-Austin
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Full Title: Symposium about Language and Society-Austin
Short Title: SALSA XVI

Date: 11-Apr-2008 - 13-Apr-2008
Location: Austin, TX, USA
Contact Person: Josh Iorio
Meeting Email: joshioriomail.utexas.edu
Web Site: http://www.utexas.edu/students/salsa

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Applied Linguistics; General
Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 12-Jan-2008

Meeting Description
The Symposium About Language and Society-Austin is pleased to announce its 16th
Annual Meeting to be held April 11-13, 2008 at the University of Texas at
Austin. We encourage the submission of abstracts on research that addresses the
relationship of language to culture and society. Desired frameworks include but
are not limited to: Linguistic Anthropology; Sociolinguistics; Ethnography of
Communication; Language and Identity; Speech Play, Verbal Art, and Poetics;
Language, Media, and Technology; Language and Social Interaction; Discourse
Analysis; Conversation Analysis; Language Vitality; Language Socialization;
Gesture and Talk in Interaction

2008 Keynote Speakers
James Paul Gee - Education: Arizona State
Elizabeth Keating - Anthropology: University of Texas at Austin
Thomas K. Nakayama - Communications: Arizona State
Carmel O'Shannessy - Linguistics: University of Michigan

Papers delivered at the conference will be published as a special edition of the
Texas Linguistic Forum. Speakers will be allowed 20 minutes for presentation and
10 minutes for discussion.

Please send submissions to SALSA 2008 through the online submission form on the
SALSA web site. http://www.utexas.edu/students/salsa

All submissions must include two abstracts: An extended abstract not to exceed
4,100 characters and spaces (approximately 600 words), including references and
examples; and a shorter abstract not to exceed 1,100 spaces and characters
(approximately 150 words). Please note that the online submission form does not
accept special formatting or text such as IPA. Only electronic submissions sent
through our online form will be accepted. Each person is limited to one
submission as the primary author; multiple submissions by the same first author
will not be accepted.

Deadline for receipt of abstracts is January 12, 2008. Late submissions will not
be accepted, and we cannot accept papers that are to be published elsewhere.
Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent in mid-February 2008.

Pre-registration fees for SALSA XVI will be $25 for students and $50 for
non-students, and on-site registration fees will be $30 for students and $60 for

Contact us at: salsaututs.cc.utexas.edu

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