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LINGUIST List 18.61

Wed Jan 10 2007

Calls: Typology/France; General Linguistics/Norway

Editor for this issue: Dan Parker <danlinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Guillaume Segerer, Workshop on the Typology of African Languages
        2.    Jóhanna Barðdal, 2nd Scandinavian Ph.D. Conference in Linguistics and Philology in Bergen


Message 1: Workshop on the Typology of African Languages
Date: 08-Jan-2007
From: Guillaume Segerer <segerervjf.cnrs.fr>
Subject: Workshop on the Typology of African Languages



Full Title: Workshop on the Typology of African Languages

Date: 24-Sep-2007 - 25-Sep-2007
Location: Paris, France
Contact Person: Guillaume Segerer
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Typology

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2007

Meeting Description:

September 24-25, 2007, Paris, France.
Workshop on the Typology of African Languages, adjacent event to the 7th biennal Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT 7).

Workshop on the Typology of African Languages - Call for papers (Reminder)

The Seventh International Conference of the Association of Linguistic Typology (ALT VII) will take place in Paris from the 24th to the 28th of September 2007. It will be organized by the - Fédération Typologie et Universaux Linguistiques - of the CNRS. The local organizing comittee includes Stéphane Robert, Isabelle Bril, Jocelyne Fernandez-Vest and Martine Vanhove.

On Monday, September 24, there will be a Workshop on the typology of African Languages organized by Guillaume Segerer and Bernard Caron. African languages show a great typological diversity as well as specific features that cross genetic boundaries and contrast with other languages of the world. Four sessions will be dedicated to papers on the following topics, with a State-of-the-Art paper followed by a case study for each of them. The four topics are

(i) Information structure and prosody. Invited Speaker : Laura Downing
(ii) A typology of linguistic change. Invited Speaker : Konstantin Pozdniakov
(iii) Linguistic typology and genealogy. Invited Speaker : Zygmund Frajzyngier
(iv) Areal typology in Africa. Invited Speaker : Tom Güldemann

Anyone wishing to present a paper is invited to send an abstract (max 400 words) to the address below. Abstracts sent by e-mail should be included in the message (i.e. not appended as an attachment). The scientific committtee is composed of the Invited Speakers and the Organizers.
Deadline for submission : March 15th, 2007
Notification of acceptance : mid April, 2007

The Proceedings of the workshop will be published.

Address for workshop abstracts:

Guillaume Segerer
Workshop on African Languages
LLACAN - CNRS - B.P. 8
7, rue Guy Moquet
94801 Villejuif Cedex
France

email: segerervjf.cnrs.fr
fax: ++33 1 49 58 38 00

Atelier sur la Typologie des Langues Africaines - Appel à communication (Rappel)

Le Septième Congrès de l'Association de Typologie Linguistique (ALT VII) se tiendra à Paris du 24 au 28 Septembre 2007. Il sera organisé par la Fédération Typologie et Universaux Linguistiques du CNRS. Le comité local d'organisation comprend Stéphane Robert, Isabelle Bril, Jocelyne Fernandez-Vest et Martine Vanhove.

Les lundi 24 septembre se déroulera un atelier sur les langues africaines. Celles-ci présentent une très grande diversité typologique ainsi que des traits uniques qui traversent les frontières génétiques et contrastent de diverses manières avec les autres langues du monde. Quatre sessions seront dédiées à des communications portant sur les thèmes suivants, avec chacune un conférencier invité :
(i) Structure informationnelle et prosodie. Invitée : Laura Downing
(ii) Typologie du changement linguistique. Invité : Konstantin Pozdniakov
(iii)Typologie linguistique et généalogie. Invité : Zygmund Frajzyngier
(iv)Typologie aréale en Afrique. Invité : Tom Güldemann

Si vous désirez présenter une communication dans le cadre de cet atelier (de 20 minutes plus 10 minutes de discussion), vous devez envoyer un résumé (400 mots maximum) à l'adresse ci-dessous. Les soumissions par courriel devront se faire dans le corps du message et non en fichier attaché. Le comité scientifique est composé des conférenciers invités et des organisateurs.
La date limite pour proposer une communication est fixée au 15 mars 2007.
L'acceptation des propositions sera notifiée vers la mi-avril.

Les Actes de l'Atelier feront l'objet d'une publication.

L'envoi des résumés devra se faire à l'adresse suivante :

Guillaume Segerer
Atelier Typologie des Langues Africaines
LLACAN - CNRS
Centre Georges Haudricourt
B.P. 8
7, rue Guy Môquet
94801 Villejuif Cedex
France

email: segerer at vjf.cnrs.fr
fax: 33 1 49 58 38 00



Message 2: 2nd Scandinavian Ph.D. Conference in Linguistics and Philology in Bergen
Date: 05-Jan-2007
From: Jóhanna Barðdal <johanna.barddaluib.no>
Subject: 2nd Scandinavian Ph.D. Conference in Linguistics and Philology in Bergen



Full Title: 2nd Scandinavian Ph.D. Conference in Linguistics and Philology in Bergen

Date: 04-Jun-2007 - 06-Jun-2007
Location: Bergen, Norway
Contact Person: Jóhanna Barðdal
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.hf.uib.no/forskerskole/doktorandkonferanse

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Feb-2007

Meeting Description:

The Ph.D. Research School in Linguistics and Philology at the University of
Bergen will host the second Scandinavian Ph.D. conference in Linguistics
and Philology in June 4-6, 2007.

Invited speakers at the conference are:

- Östen Dahl, Stockholm University
- Odd Einar Haugen, University of Bergen
- Gillian Ramchand, University of Tromsø

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS!

The Ph.D. Research School in Linguistics and Philology at the University of
Bergen will host the second Scandinavian Ph.D. conference in Linguistics
and Philology in June 4-6, 2007.

Invited speakers at the conference are:

- Östen Dahl, Stockholm University
- Odd Einar Haugen, University of Bergen
- Gillian Ramchand, University of Tromsø

We welcome one-page abstracts on all aspects of Linguistics, Philology and
related disciplines. The abstracts should be submitted anonymously,
preferably in PDF-format, to the conference official e-mail,
doktorandkonferanseuib.no, no later than February 1, 2007. Notifications
on abstracts will be sent out on March 1, 2007. All queries should be
directed to doktorandkonferanseuib.no.

English will be the official language of the conference and we encourage
all participants to submit their abstracts in English, although abstracts
in any of the Scandinavian languages will not be rejected. We also welcome
abstracts from Ph.D. Students outside of Scandinavia. The conference is
sponsored in part by NordLing, a Balto-Scandinavian network of graduate
schools in language and linguistic studies, which also awards travel grants
to eligible Ph.D. Students presenting at the conference.

http://www.hf.uib.no/forskerskole/doktorandkonferanse



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