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LINGUIST List 19.3525

Wed Nov 19 2008

Calls: General Ling/Canada; General Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

LINGUIST is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new feature: Easy Abstracts! Easy Abs is a free abstract submission and review facility designed to help conference organizers and reviewers accept and process abstracts online. Just go to: http://www.linguistlist.org/confcustom, and begin your conference customization process today! With Easy Abstracts, submission and review will be as easy as 1-2-3!
        1.    Kate McCurdy, McGill Canadian Conf. for Linguistics Undergraduates
        2.    Verity Warne, Compass Interdisciplinary Virtual Conference

Message 1: McGill Canadian Conf. for Linguistics Undergraduates
Date: 18-Nov-2008
From: Kate McCurdy <mccclu2009gmail.com>
Subject: McGill Canadian Conf. for Linguistics Undergraduates
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Full Title: McGill Canadian Conf. for Linguistics Undergraduates
Short Title: McCCLU

Date: 06-Mar-2009 - 08-Mar-2009
Location: Montreal, QC, Canada
Contact Person: Kate McCurdy
Meeting Email: mccclu2009gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.mccclu.com

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 09-Feb-2009

Meeting Description:

A forum for undergraduates to share original research relating to linguistics.

Call for Papers

Undergraduate students 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 mccclu2009gmail.com by Monday February 9th, 2009. Please
indicate whether you would like to be considered for a 20-minute talk or for the
poster session or both.
Message 2: Compass Interdisciplinary Virtual Conference
Date: 18-Nov-2008
From: Verity Warne <compassconferencewiley.com>
Subject: Compass Interdisciplinary Virtual Conference
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Full Title: Compass Interdisciplinary Virtual Conference

Date: 19-Oct-2009 - 30-Oct-2009
Location: Online, USA
Contact Person: Kirsten Claiden-Yardley
Meeting Email: compassconferencewiley.com
Web Site: http://www.blackwell-compass.com/home_conference

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Jan-2009

Meeting Description:

Blackwell Compass Interdisciplinary Virtual Conference: 'Breaking Down Barriers'
19-30 October 2009
Join the largest online meeting of minds in the social sciences and humanities

Call for Papers

Location: Online, free registration
Abstract Submission Deadline: 1 January 2009
Registration Is Free! To register visit

The first Compass online conference aims to help break academic boundaries-
within and between disciplines, between theory and practice, approaches and
methodologies- by providing a space for multi and cross disciplinary review on
the theme of Breaking Down Barriers.

Abstracts are invited for survey/review papers from the disciplines of History,
Literature, Philosophy, Religion, Geography, Linguistics, Sociology, and Social
Psychology. In particular, we welcome papers that explore the issues of
Paradigms, Borders, The Environment, Communication, Justice and Human Rights

Keynote Speakers include:
Professor Roger Griffin - Oxford Brookes University (History/Politics)
Professor David Crystal - University of Wales, Bangor (Language/Linguistics)
Dr Roy Baumeister - Florida State University (Social Psychology)
Professor Peter Ludlow - Northwestern University (Philosophy)
Dr Eileen Joy - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (Literature)
Professor Mark Macklin - University of Wales, Aberystwyth (Physical Geography)

Submission Details
- Abstract submission deadline: 1 January 2009
- An Abstract submission template is available at
http://www.blackwell-compass.com/home_conference. Send your abstracts to
- Papers will be peer-reviewed. Each accepted paper will receive two formal
commentaries plus comments from attendees and will be published in one of the
Compass journals. Preference will be given to papers which hold interest for
more than one discipline.

For more information on the conference and instructions for authors visit

For more information on the Compass journals visit www.blackwell-compass.com

Please contact compassconferencewiley.com if you have any queries regarding
this event.

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