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LINGUIST List 18.911

Mon Mar 26 2007

Connecting: Linguists Worldwide

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        1.     linguist, Editor Jeremy Taylor on Resource Accessibility
        2.     linguist, Calls & Confs: The Facts


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Message 1: Editor Jeremy Taylor on Resource Accessibility
Date: 26-Mar-2007
From: linguist <linguistlinguistlist.org>
Subject: Editor Jeremy Taylor on Resource Accessibility


Dear Subscribers, 

My name is Jeremy Taylor. I am an editor for conference calls and announcements.
I correspond daily with conference organizers from around the world to ensure
conference information is up-to-date and accessible to all. I routinely add
requested changes such as start dates and registration deadline reminders to our
online database. I am also working with a team of fellow LINGUIST crew members
to improve the conference submission user-interface by making it more intuitive,
efficient, and speedy.

I enjoy the opportunity to work for LINGUIST because I believe that the more
easily we can make resources accessible to all of you linguists around the world,
the faster and stronger the discipline of linguistics itself will grow and
develop. So I am personally pleased that I can play a small part in that growth.

Of course, all of you also play a part in this endeavor because your annual
donations help support graduate students like me in running the LINGUIST List!
You are ensuring the continuation of this great free resource and also enabling
students to have an exceptionally valuable learning experience in their chosen
field. So my thanks to all of you for your donations to Fund Drive 2007! Don't
forget to look below to find out how many calls were posted this year in your
subfield.

Jeremy Taylor
LINGUIST Editor





Message 2: Calls & Confs: The Facts
Date: 26-Mar-2007
From: linguist <linguistlinguistlist.org>
Subject: Calls & Confs: The Facts


Dear Subscribers,

No matter what your area of expertise or interest may be, we offer detailed
conference announcements to connect you with fellow scholars all across the
world. Our Calls and Conferences area already contains nearly 200 conference
announcements and calls for papers for 2007 alone. Conference announcements and
calls for papers for 2008 are already up and viewable as well. Most conferences
deal with multiple topics, so a variety of scholars can submit papers and share
the most cutting-edge information.

For the years 2007 and 2008, the following list shows just how many conferences
per linguistic subfield we currently have for you to choose from in our database:

20 Anthropological Linguistics
81 Applied Linguistics
33 Cognitive Science
76 Computational Linguistics
3 Discipline of Linguistics
44 Discourse Analysis
2 Forensic Linguistics
100+ General Linguistics
40 Historical Linguistics
5 History of Linguistics
41 Language Acquisition
10 Language Description
13 Lexicography
20 Linguistics and Literature
19 Linguistic Theories
15 Morphology
7 Neurolinguistics
4 Philosophy of Language
19 Phonetics
27 Phonology
36 Pragmatics
19 Psycholinguistics
50 Semantics
60 Sociolinguistics
35 Syntax
34 Text/Corpus Linguistics
17 Translation
19 Typology
3 Writing Systems

Within the Calls & Conferences facility, you can submit a conference announcement,
or a call for papers, or the program for an existing conference. Posting
conferences, programs, and calls on LINGUIST is a free and highly efficient means
of reaching potential participants anywhere in the world about your activities.
After assuring that all crucial information is provided, your posting will be
emailed to over 26,000 linguists who currently subscribe to have these important
notices sent to them. You can also search through all past and current conferences
by a combination of topic, date, language, title, or location. Once you find a
conference you are interested in, you can view detailed program information and
the call for papers that includes instructions on how to submit your paper.

The following link will take you to the Calls & Conferences facility:

http://www.linguistlist.org/callconf/index.html

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