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LINGUIST List 19.367

Thu Jan 31 2008

Calls: General Ling/USA; General Ling/USA

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


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        1.    Hans Boas, Fifth International Conference on Construction Grammar
        2.    Darren Tanner, 24th Northwest Linguistics Conference


Message 1: Fifth International Conference on Construction Grammar
Date: 30-Jan-2008
From: Hans Boas <hcbmail.utexas.edu>
Subject: Fifth International Conference on Construction Grammar
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Full Title: Fifth International Conference on Construction Grammar
Short Title: ICCG-5

Date: 26-Sep-2008 - 28-Sep-2008
Location: Austin, Texas, USA
Contact Person: Hans Boas
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://gmc.utexas.edu/iccg5/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2008

Meeting Description:

The Fifth International Conference on Construction Grammar (ICCG-5) will be held at the University of Texas at Austin, September 26-28, 2008. In line with the previous International Conferences on Construction Grammar, ICCG-5 will continue to serve as an international forum for promoting discussion and collaboration among linguists interested in Construction Grammar and Frame Semantics, as well as in related constructional research in its various models and applications. Further information about Construction Grammar can be found here: http://constructiongrammar.org

Second Call for Papers (extended submission deadline):

Fifth International Conference on Construction Grammar (ICCG-5)

Conference Dates: September 26-28, 2008
Conference Location: University of Texas at Austin
Conference Website: http://gmc.utexas.edu/iccg5/

Former conferences took place in Berkeley (2001), Helsinki (2002), Marseille (2004), and Tokyo (2006).

ICCG-5 Guest Speakers:
- Johanna Barðdal, University of Bergen
- Charles Fillmore, University of California, Berkeley
- Laura Michaelis, University of Colorado at Boulder
- Paul Kay, University of California, Berkeley
- Gert Webelhuth, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Abstract Submission:
Abstracts must be uploaded as PDF files to the online submission system at http://gmc.utexas.edu/papers/. No emailed abstracts will be accepted. The submission system will require you to register and will prompt you to include all necessary information about your submission.

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute presentations as well as poster presentations. We invite abstract submissions on synchronic analysis of individual languages, as well as historical, typological, and contrastive analysis of all kinds. Abstracts should be no more than one page (single-spaced, 12 pt font, 1-inch margin). Please note that the number of abstracts per author is limited to one singly-authored and one co-authored abstract per author.

If you have questions about the submission of abstracts, or the program, please email them to: iccg5programgmail.com

For general questions about ICCG-5, please write to:iccg5organizationgmail.com

Important Dates:
- Extended deadline for Abstract Submission: March 15, 2008
- Abstract Acceptance Notification: April 10, 2008
- Program Announcement: May 25, 2008
- Deadline for Early Registration: August 15, 2008

Conference Organization

Chair: Hans C. Boas, University of Texas at Austin

Local Organizing Committee:
- John Beavers, University of Texas at Austin
- Lars Hinrichs, University of Texas at Austin
- Knud Lambrecht, University of Texas at Austin
- Marc Pierce, University of Texas at Austin

International Advisory Committee:
- Jóhanna Barðdal, University of Bergen
- Benjamin Bergen, University of Hawaii
- Alex Bergs, University of Osnabrück
- Kerstin Fischer, University of Bremen
- Mirjam Fried, Princeton University
- Seiko Fujii, University of Tokyo
- Stefan T. Gries, University of California, Santa Barbara
- Martin Hilpert, ICSI, University of California, Berkeley
- Seizi Iwata, Osaka City University
- Jaakko Leino, University of Helsinki
- Laura Michaelis, University of Colorado at Boulder
- Jan-Ola Östman, University of Helsinki
- Kyoko Ohara, Keio University
- Anatol Stefanowitsch, University of Bremen



Message 2: 24th Northwest Linguistics Conference
Date: 30-Jan-2008
From: Darren Tanner <dstanneru.washington.edu>
Subject: 24th Northwest Linguistics Conference
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Full Title: 24th Northwest Linguistics Conference
Short Title: NWLC

Date: 03-May-2008 - 04-May-2008
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
Contact Person: NWLC Conference Committee
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://depts.washington.edu/uwnwlc

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2008

Meeting Description:

The Northwest Linguistics Conference (NWLC) brings together research on theoretical and applied linguistics by graduate students from across the world. This year, the Department of Linguistics at the University of Washington, Seattle is honored to host the 24th NWLC on May 3 – 4, 2008.



Call for Papers

The Northwest Linguistics Conference (NWLC) brings together research on theoretical and applied linguistics by graduate students from across the world. This year, the Department of Linguistics at the University of Washington, Seattle is honored to host the 24th NWLC on May 3 - 4, 2008.

We invite abstracts from or related to all areas of theoretical and applied linguistics (including, but not limited to, first and second language acquisition, sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, psycho/neurolinguistics, syntax, semantics, phonetics, phonology and other areas of formal language theory) for 20-minute talks (plus 10 minutes for questions). Proceedings from this conference will be published in a special edition of UW Working Papers in Linguistics.

Plenary talks are planned by professors Edith Aldridge and Betsy Evans.





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