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LINGUIST List 19.427

Tue Feb 05 2008

Calls: General Ling/Canada; Text/Corpus Ling/UK

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

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        1.    Manuel Espanol-Echevarria, Hispanic Linguistics Symposium 2008
        2.    Iztok Kosem, Postgraduate Conference in Corpus Linguistics

Message 1: Hispanic Linguistics Symposium 2008
Date: 04-Feb-2008
From: Manuel Espanol-Echevarria <Manuel.Espanol-Echevarrialli.ulaval.ca>
Subject: Hispanic Linguistics Symposium 2008
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Full Title: Hispanic Linguistics Symposium 2008
Short Title: HLS 2008

Date: 23-Oct-2008 - 26-Oct-2008
Location: Quebec, QC, Canada
Contact Person: Manuel Español-Echevarría
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Mar-2008

Meeting Description:

Hispanic Linguistics Symposium 2008

(Formerly, “The Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese as First and Second Languages” and “The Hispanic Linguistics Symposium”)

23-26 October 2008
Department of languages, linguistics and translation, Laval University, Quebec, Canada

Invited speakers to date:
Joyce Bruhn de Garavito, Western Ontario University
Katherine Demuth, Brown University
Brenda Laca, Université Paris 8
Esther Torrego, UMAss, Boston

Call for Papers

Abstract deadline: 30 March 2008.

Papers are invited regarding all aspects of Spanish, Portuguese or other Iberian languages, in domains such as theoretical linguistics, sociolinguistics, applications of technology to language analysis, first and second language acquisition, and language attrition and loss.

Submission Guidelines:
Abstracts can be written in English, Portuguese or Spanish, must be at most one page long on a letter-size sheet (8'''1/2 by 11''') with one-inch margins and typed in at least 12-point font. An optional second page is permitted for data and references. Abstracts must be anonymous. Submissions are limited to 1 individual and one joint abstract per author or two joint abstracts per author.

Abstracts must be submitted as a PDF file and sent as an attachment to the following e-mail address: HLS2008.Quebeclli.ulaval.ca

Please use 'HLS2008 Abstract' in the Subject header and include the information in (1) - (6), which should constitute the body of the message. Please make sure that all fonts are embedded.

Author Information:
1. Name(s) of author(s)
2. Title of talk
3. Area of specialization
4. Affiliation(s)
5. E-mail address(es)
6. Postal address(es)

For further information, you can contact the organizers at HLS2008.Quebeclli.ulaval.ca

Claudia Borgonovo
Manuel Español-Echevarría
Philippe Prévost

Laval University
Department of languages, linguistics, and translation Quebec, PQ G1K7P4 Canada

Message 2: Postgraduate Conference in Corpus Linguistics
Date: 04-Feb-2008
From: Iztok Kosem <kosemaston.ac.uk>
Subject: Postgraduate Conference in Corpus Linguistics
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Full Title: Postgraduate Conference in Corpus Linguistics

Date: 22-May-2008 - 22-May-2008
Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Iztok Kosem
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://acorn.aston.ac.uk/postgraduate_conference.html

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2008

Meeting Description:

Second Call for Papers (Deadline: 15th February 2008)

Aston University, Birmingham, UK
School of Languages and Social Sciences
ISLS - Institute for the Study of Language and Society

Aston University Postgraduate Conference in Corpus Linguistics: Thursday 22nd May 2008 http://acorn.aston.ac.uk/postgraduate_conference.html

The objective of the Postgraduate conference in Corpus Linguistics, organized by the ACORN project team of the School of Languages and Social Sciences at Aston University, is to enable postgraduates to present their corpus-related research. By combining the conference with the Aston Corpus Symposium, which will take place on the following day, postgraduates will also be able to hear experts talk about their past and current projects.

Presentations can focus on any corpus-related topic.

Abstracts written in English of max 300 words (with bibliographical references) for a 20 minute paper should be sent by 15th February 2008 to kosemiaston.ac.uk or g.r.yepesaston.ac.uk. The preferred file formats are .doc and .pdf. Author's name, affiliation, and contact details should be provided in a separate attachment.

Authors of accepted abstracts will be notified by 1st April 2008.

The conference will be followed by Aston Corpus Symposium, which will take place on Friday 23rd May. More information on the symposium is available at http://acorn.aston.ac.uk/symposium.html.

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