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LINGUIST List 18.468

Mon Feb 12 2007

Calls: Anthropological Linguistics,LangDesc/USA;General Linguistics/USA

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


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        1.    Joye Kiester, 10th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
        2.    Patricia Sweeney, 2007 Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics


Message 1: 10th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Date: 11-Feb-2007
From: Joye Kiester <joye_kiestersil.org>
Subject: 10th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages


Full Title: 10th Annual Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Short Title: WAIL

Date: 11-May-2007 - 12-May-2007
Location: Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Contact Person: Joye Kiester
Meeting Email: waillinguistics.ucsb.edu
Web Site: http://orgs.sa.ucsb.edu/nailsg/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Historical Linguistics;
Language Description

Call Deadline: 19-Feb-2007

Meeting Description:
The Linguistics department at the University of California, Santa Barbara
announces its tenth 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.

We are pleased to have Dr. Judith Aissen from the University of California
at Santa Cruz as our WAIL Keynote speaker for 2007!

Final Call for Papers
(Please see urgent request below)
Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Santa Barbara, CA
May 11-12, 2007

Urgent Request: Due to undetermined technical difficulties, many abstracts sent
by e-mail before Friday afternoon, February 9, 2007 were erased by the server
and not received by WAIL. Please resend your abstracts to
waillinguistics.ucsb.edu by Monday, February 19, 2007 so that they can be
evaluated for WAIL 2007. Thank you very much, and we sincerely apologize for any
inconvenience this may cause.

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 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.

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.

Send email submissions to: waillinguistics.ucsb.edu

For hard copy submissions: Please send five copies of your abstract, along with
a 3x5 card with: (1) your name; (2) affiliation; (3) mailing address; (4) phone
number; (5) email address; (6) title of your paper.

Send hard copy submissions to:
Workshop on American Indigenous Languages
Department of Linguistics
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 USA

Extended Deadline for receipt of abstracts:
February 19, 2007
Notification of acceptance will be by email no later than March 5, 2007.

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/index.html).

For further information contact the conference coordinators, Joye Kiester or
Bekki Siemens, at
waillinguistics.ucsb.edu or (805) 893-3776,
or check out our website at
http://orgs.sa.ucsb.edu/nailsg/index.html/
Message 2: 2007 Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics
Date: 10-Feb-2007
From: Patricia Sweeney <pw2005msn.com>
Subject: 2007 Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics



Full Title: 2007 Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics
Short Title: GURT 2007

Date: 08-Mar-2007 - 11-Mar-2007
Location: Washington, DC, USA
Contact Person: Ronald Leow
Meeting Email: gurtgeorgetown.edu
Web Site: http://www8.georgetown.edu/college/gurt/2007

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 28-Feb-2007

Meeting Description:

The Faculty of Languages and Linguistics at Georgetown University are pleased to
announce that the 2007 Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and
Linguistics (GURT 2007) will focus on little words—items such as clitics,
pronouns, determiners, conjunctions, discourse particles, auxiliary/light
verbs, prepositions—including their phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics,
pragmatics, discourse function, historical development, variation, and
acquisition (by children or adults). GURT 2007 will host plenary lectures,
colloquia, individual papers, and poster presentations.

The uses of ''voseo'' (use the pronoun ''vos'' instead of ''tu'' as second
person singular) in Chile and the South Cono. This will be a historical as well
as morphological study of the ''voseo'' pronominal and verbal.





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