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LINGUIST List 19.140

Sun Jan 13 2008

Calls: Cognitive Science,Pragmatics,Semantics/Taiwan; General Ling/USA

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


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        1.    Ren-feng Duann, The 2nd Conference on Language, Discourse and Cognition
        2.    Anie Thompson, Cornell Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium


Message 1: The 2nd Conference on Language, Discourse and Cognition
Date: 13-Jan-2008
From: Ren-feng Duann < cldc2008ntu.edu.tw">d94142001ntu.edu.tw; cldc2008ntu.edu.tw>
Subject: The 2nd Conference on Language, Discourse and Cognition
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Full Title: The 2nd Conference on Language, Discourse and Cognition
Short Title: CLDC-2

Date: 17-May-2008 - 18-May-2008
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Contact Person: Ren-feng Duann
Meeting Email: cldc2008ntu.edu.tw; d94142001ntu.edu.tw
Web Site: http://homepage.ntu.edu.tw/~gilntu/

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Semantics

Call Deadline: 01-Feb-2008

Meeting Description:
The Second Conference on Language, Discourse and Cognition (CLDC-2) will be held
on May 17-18, 2008 on the main campus of National Taiwan University, Taipei,
Taiwan. Over the past decades, interest in how language is used has become more
and more fundamental to theories in functional and cognitive linguistics. The
aim of this conference is to bring together researchers interested in cognition,
semantics and discourse properties of language to exchange research findings and
foster the development of research in these areas. We welcome contributions to
all aspects of language study, with a special focus on the interface of
discourse, language and cognition.

The Second Conference on Language, Discourse and Cognition (CLDC-2)

Abstract submission deadline extended to February 1st, 2008

Theme:
Cognitive Semantics and Pragmatics

The Second Conference on Language, Discourse and Cognition (CLDC-2) will be held
on May 17-18, 2008 on the main campus of National Taiwan University, Taipei,
Taiwan.

Topics:
Submissions are cordially welcome in all areas related to language, discourse
and cognition. Specifically, we invite abstracts including, but not limited to,
the following fields:
- Cognitive Semantics
- Cognitive Pragmatics

Form of Presentation:
Each paper will be allotted thirty minutes (20 minutes for presentation plus 10
minutes for discussion).

Submission Guidelines:
Abstracts should be written in English. They are limited to one A4 pages in
12-point font with 1'' margins, including references. Data and examples may be
included in a separate page if necessary. Abstracts should be formatted as
MS-WORD files (in ASCII) and must be anonymous. Please attach a separate page
containing the following information:
1. author's name in Chinese and English
2. author's affiliation and title in Chinese and English
3. author's e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers
4. title of paper in English
5. three to five keywords

An author may submit at most one single and one joint abstract. In the case of
joint authorship, one e-mail address should be designated for communication with
CLDC-2.

Submissions should describe original and unpublished work and should not be
under review elsewhere. They will be reviewed according to their relevance to
the conference theme, clarity of presentation, novelty of idea, and expected
impact on future research within the area of focus.

Notification of acceptance will be sent in Mid-March, 2008. Abstract submissions
or requests regarding the conference should be addressed to Miss Ren-feng Duann
at cldc2008ntu.edu.tw.

Language in Conference:
English

Important Dates:
Abstract submission deadline: February 1, 2008
Notification of acceptance/rejection: Mid-March 2008
Conference date: May 17-18, 2008

Information related to CLDC-2 is available on
http://homepage.ntu.edu.tw/%7Ef90142008/cldc_home.htm.
Message 2: Cornell Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium
Date: 12-Jan-2008
From: Anie Thompson <alt28cornell.edu>
Subject: Cornell Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium
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Full Title: Cornell Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium

Date: 08-Mar-2008 - 09-Mar-2008
Location: Ithaca, NY, USA
Contact Person: Anie Thompson
Meeting Email: alt28cornell.edu
Web Site: http://phonetics.cornell.edu/ocs/index.php

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 08-Feb-2008

Meeting Description

UnderLings, the Cornell University undergraduate linguistics association,
presents its second annual undergraduate research colloquium. The goal of the
conference is to promote undergraduate research at all levels by facilitating
communication and discussion between researchers.

Call for Papers

for the 2nd annual Cornell Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
March 8-9, 2008

UnderLings, the Cornell University undergraduate linguistics association,
requests submissions for the second annual Cornell Undergraduate Linguistics
Colloquium. Submissions from interested undergraduate students
are encouraged in a variety of subfields of linguistics, including but not
limited to phonetics, phonology, syntax, historical linguistics and
sociolinguistics. There is a high probability that the conference proceedings
will be published afterward, most likely in an online, widely-accessible format.

Applicants are invited to submit one-page abstracts proposing talks of not more
than twenty minutes. All participants must be pursuing a B.A., B.S., or
equivalent degree.



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