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LINGUIST List 19.323

Mon Jan 28 2008

Calls: Cog Sci/South Korea; Applied Ling,Lang Acq,Ling&Lit/Malaysia

Editor for this issue: F. Okki Kurniawan <okkilinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Chungmin Lee, 6th International Conference of Cognitive Science
        2.    Ganakumaran Subramaniam, English Language and Multiple Literacies, MELTA

Message 1: 6th International Conference of Cognitive Science
Date: 28-Jan-2008
From: Chungmin Lee <cleesnu.ac.kr>
Subject: 6th International Conference of Cognitive Science
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Full Title: 6th International Conference of Cognitive Science
Short Title: ICCS6-2008-Korea

Date: 27-Jul-2008 - 29-Jul-2008
Location: Seoul, Korea, Korea, South
Contact Person: Chungmin Lee
Meeting Email: iccskoreagmail.com or cleesnu.ac.kr
Web Site: http://iccs.yonsei.ac.kr

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2008

Meeting Description:

The 6th International Conference of Cognitive Science (ICCS 2008) will be
held back in Korea from July 27th through 29th, 2008, eleven years after
its first meeting in Korea. It aims at being a forum for international
researchers to present their works in the area of, or related to, cognitive
science, following the previous conferences held in Korea (1997), Japan
(1999), China (2001), Australia (2003) and Canada (2006 - in conjunction
with the Cognitive Science Society Meeting).

Call for Papers

6th International Conference of Cognitive Science

July 27-29, 2008
Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

We solicit interested researchers to submit works pursuing a scientific
understanding of the mind through all available methodologies, notably
those of aesthetics, anthropology, artificial intelligence, computer
science, education, linguistics, learning sciences, logic, neuroscience,
philosophy, and psychology, or any other disciplines insofar as it is
deemed to be of interest to those who pursue the study of the structure of
the mind, through any other newly developing methodologies that are most
appropriate to promote cognitive science. Any suggestions or plans for
workshops or special meetings that will form part of ICCS2008 should be
addressed to the chairman of the program committee as soon as possible.

Plenary Speakers:
- David Chalmers (ANU): Topic TBA
- A Japanese cognitive neuroscientist (in contact)
- Gary Libben (Toronto U) On the issue of Mental Lexicon (in contact)
- and a few more in search

- Workshop proposals: March 15, 2008 (the sooner the better - with the
organizer's name, title and tentative number of presenters and at least a
few representative prospective presenters). One workshop on quantification
has been proposed by a group of Japanese linguists including Kei Yoshimoto
(Tohoku) together with scholars from other countries and another one is
just under construction by an American team including Daeyeol Lee (Yale).
- Paper and poster abstracts: March 15, 2008 (2-page, 12-point, Word and
PDF default margins, including crucial data and selected references,
anonymously) with separate Author Info page, specifying:
1. Title
2. Authors
3. Affiliation (faculty, post.doc, or student)
4. E-mail address and phone number
5. Oral paper only or poster possible or poster only.

Acceptance will be notified by April 1, 2008; Full paper in camera-ready
form, 2-column, 4 pages, 12-point, Word and PDF default margins, by May 20,
2008. Selected papers will be considered for Journal of Cognitive Science
and the entire Proceed's is considered as a special supplement to JCS.

All submissions to http://iccs.yonsei.ac.kr but before construction to
iccskoreagmail.com (particularly workshop proposals; if urgent, to

Organizing Committee:
Chair: Chan-Sup Chung (Yonsei U); Min-Shik Kim, Sang Chul Chong, Yllbyung
Lee, Do-Joon Yi, Hyung-Chul Li, Sung-Whan Lee.

Program Committee:
Chair: Chungmin Lee (Seoul Nat'l U); co-chair: HeeRak Chae(HUFS); Dedre Gentner
(US), Naomi Miyake (Japan), Paul Thagard (Canada). Li Chen (China), Koiti Hasida
(Japan), Charles Ling (Canada), Peter Slazak (Australia), Li-Hai Tan (Hong
Kong), Bruno G, Bara (Italy), Frank Pollick (UK), Daeyeol Lee (US), Marvin Chun
(US); Sook Whan Cho, Soo-Young Lee, Jongsup Jun, Hyo Pil Shin, Kyung-Soo Do, Woo
Hyun Jung, Choongkil Lee, Kichun Nam, Kwangoh Yi, Jin-Hoon Sohn, Sung-Bae Cho,
Beom-mo Kang, Byung-Tak Zhang, Byong Rae Ryu, Heedon Ahn, ChangHo Park, Kihyeon

Local Advisory Committee:
Key-Sun Choi, Jin-Hyung Kim, Kyung-Jin Kim, Young-Jung Kim, Jun-Soo Kwon,
Ik-Hwan Lee, Chai-Song Hong, Jung-Mo Lee, Ill-Hwan Rim, Yoo-Hun Suh,
Myunghyun Lee.

Related Sister Events:
Two closely related huge international conferences will be held immediately
before and after ICCS 2008, all in Seoul: The 18th International Congress
of Linguists (CIL 18, July 21-26, 2008, Korea U) and the 22nd World
Congress of Philosophy (WCP, July 30-Aug. 5, 2008, Seoul Nat'l U).
Cross-participation in the rare academic olympics is highly recommended for
intellectuals of high caliber.

The Korean Society for Cognitive Science (KSCS), Center for Cognitive
Science of Yonsei University, BK Projects of Yonsei University (Psychology
and Cognitive Science, Computer Science), Center for Cognitive Science of
Seoul National University, applying for KRF and KOSEF grants.
Message 2: English Language and Multiple Literacies, MELTA
Date: 28-Jan-2008
From: Ganakumaran Subramaniam <ganaukm.my>
Subject: English Language and Multiple Literacies, MELTA
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Full Title: English Language and Multiple Literacies, MELTA

Date: 30-May-2008 - 31-May-2008
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact Person: Ganakumaran Subramaniam
Meeting Email: ganaukm.my
Web Site: http://www.melta.org.my/conference_2008/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2008

Meeting Description:

The Malaysian English Language Teaching Association (MELTA) will host its 17th
International Conference on the theme English Language and Multiple Literacies
at three different locations: The Gurney, Georgetown, Penang from the 26th to
27th May 2008, Palace of the Golden Horses, MINES, Selangor from the 30th to
31st May 2008 and Le Meridien, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah from the 5th to 6th June
2008. The conference sub-themes include the discussion on English Language and:
Literacy in Science, Literacy in Mathematics, Multimedia Literacy, Spoken
Literacy, Written Literacy, Specific Purpose application, Creative Literacy,
Workplace Literacy, Content/Skill-based Methodologies, Formal and
Context(School)-based Assessment of Multiple Literacy, Soft Skills Development,
Assessing Multiple Literacy. Deadline for submission of abstracts is 15 February
2008. For further details regarding the conference please visit
http://www.melta.org.my/conference_2008/, or call (60)3 89441027, or email

Call for Papers

Presentations may be in the form of paper presentations (30 mins), workshops (60
mins), demonstrations (30 mins) and multimedia presentations (30 mins).
Presentations may focus on the following sub-themes in English Language
education and the development of multiple literacies:
- Reading
- Writing
- Oracy
- Literacy in Mathematics
- Literacy in Science
- Multimedia Literacy
- English for Specific Purposes
- Creative Literacy
- Critical Literacy
- Emotional Literacy
- Workplace Literacy
- Content/Skills-based Methodologies
- Formal and Context(School)-based Assessment of Multiple Literacies
- Soft Skills Development

All presentations should be made in English. Deadline for submission of
abstracts is 15th February 2008.

Presenters whose proposals have been accepted must register for the conference
and pay the registration fee by 1st April 2008 or the acceptance will be
withdrawn. Presenters wishing to participate in more than one location only need
to pay the Full Package fee for the first venue and the discounted rate for each
subsequent venue.

For further details regarding the conference please visit
http://www.melta.org.my/conference_2008/ or call (60)3 89441027, or email

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