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LINGUIST List 19.175

Tue Jan 15 2008

Calls: Syntax/Russia; General Ling/Canada

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


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        1.    Natalia Korotkova, Syntactic Structures 2
        2.    Meg Webb, McGill's Conference for Linguistics Undergrads


Message 1: Syntactic Structures 2
Date: 15-Jan-2008
From: Natalia Korotkova <alterainugmail.com>
Subject: Syntactic Structures 2
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Full Title: Syntactic Structures 2

Date: 03-Apr-2008 - 04-Apr-2008
Location: Moscow, Russia
Contact Person: Natalia Korotkova
Meeting Email: syntax.mskgmail.com
Web Site: http://syntactic-structures.ru

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Call Deadline: 20-Jan-2008

Meeting Description

The Russian State University for the Humanities plans to hold a young
researchers conference on various issues in syntax.

The conference is not limited to any framework or any particular topic and
encourages participants with different linguistic backgrounds working on
languages of different families to submit abstracts of their work in formal
syntax and typology as well as theoretically and typologically oriented
descriptive works.

Invited Speakers

Ekaterina Lyutikova, Moscow State University
David Pesetsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Maria Polinsky, Harvard University
Peter Svenonius, University of Tromsø
Anton Tsimmerling, Institute of Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of
Sciences

Official languages: English, Russian

Second Call for Papers

Syntactic Structures 2
Conference of Young Researchers

The Russian State University for the Humanities plans to hold a young
researchers conference on various issues in syntax.

Submission Guidelines

An author may submit at most one single and one joint abstract for a 20 minute
presentation (plus 10 minutes for discussion). Abstracts should be at most 2
pages in length (including examples and references), submitted in PDF, RTF or
TXT format, 12-point font, with 2.5 cm margins throughout. Anonymous abstracts
should be emailed to syntax.msk[at]gmail.com. Please include the author('s)
name(s), affiliation('s), contact information and the title of the abstract in
the body of the email.

This year the Fourth Formal Semantics in Moscow (FSIM 4) workshop will be held
right after the Syntactic Structures 2 on April 5--6 at ABBYY Production. This
will allow people to attend both of the conferences. The workshop welcomes any
presentation on the field of formal semantics and formal pragmatics of natural
language. More information on
http://linguistlist.org/callconf/browse-conf-action.cfm?ConfID=62320.

Organizing Committee

Vadim Kimmelman, Russian State University for the Humanities
Natalia Korotkova, Russian State University for the Humanities
Alexander Letuchiy, Institute of Russian Language of the Russian Academy of
Sciences & Centre for the Study of Indigenous Languages of America, Paris
Vitaly Volk, Moscow State University

Yakov Testelets, Russian State University for the Humanities -- mentor of the
organizing committee
Message 2: McGill's Conference for Linguistics Undergrads
Date: 15-Jan-2008
From: Meg Webb <margaret.webbmail.mcgill.ca>
Subject: McGill's Conference for Linguistics Undergrads
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Full Title: McGill's Conference for Linguistics Undergrads
Short Title: McCCLU

Date: 28-Mar-2008 - 30-Mar-2008
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Contact Person: Meg Webb
Meeting Email: mccclu2008gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.mccclu.com/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 25-Feb-2008

Meeting Description

The Society of Linguistics Undergraduates of McGill (SLUM) is hosting its second
annual McGill's Canadian Conference for Linguistics Undergraduates (McCCLU). The
aims of the conference are to promote undergraduate research and to foster the
growth of the undergraduate linguistics community.

Call for Papers

Undergraduate students from any country interested in participating are
encouraged to submit an abstract for a 20-minute talk with a 10-minute question
period on any topic pertaining to linguistics. Students may also submit an
abstract for a poster on any topic relevant to linguistics at our poster session
to be held during the conference. Abstracts should be a maximum of one-page in
length and should be submitted online to mccclu2008gmail.com by Monday February
25th, 2008. Please indicate whether you would like to be considered for a
20-minute talk or for the poster session or both.



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