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LINGUIST List 19.532

Fri Feb 15 2008

Calls: General Ling/Turkey; Historical Ling/Spain

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


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        1.    Derya Agis, Cognitive Approaches to the Concept of Food in the Mediterranean Cultures
        2.    Mónica González Manzano, 8th Historical Linguistics Junior Researchers Meeting


Message 1: Cognitive Approaches to the Concept of Food in the Mediterranean Cultures
Date: 15-Feb-2008
From: Derya Agis <deryaagisgmail.com>
Subject: Cognitive Approaches to the Concept of Food in the Mediterranean Cultures
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Full Title: Cognitive Approaches to the Concept of Food in the Mediterranean Cultures
Short Title: CACFM

Date: 07-May-2008 - 08-May-2008
Location: Girne, T.R.N.C., Mersin-10, Turkey
Contact Person: Derya Agis
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.gau.edu.tr/Eng/PageContents.aspx?ContentID=68&MenuParentID=82

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard; English; French; Greek; Greek, Ancient; Hebrew; Hebrew, Ancient; Italian; Portuguese; Russian; Spanish; Turkish; Welsh

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2008

Meeting Description:

Various cultures live in the Mediterranean. Various civilizations have
lived in Turkey and Cyprus. Also, the immigrants brought their own food to
Turkey and Cyprus. Sephardim came to the Ottoman Empire after their
expulsion from Spain in 1492. Additionally, Ashkenazim settled in Turkey.
Cyprus has had Turkish, Greek, Jewish, Armenian, Italian, and British
inhabitants for centuries.

In this symposium, we wish to focus on the food culture of various cultural
groups that live in Turkey, Cyprus, and in other Mediterranean countries,
and investigate the relationship between the food culture and cognition in
different fields, such as Linguistics, Anthropology, Education, Translation
Studies, History, Literature, and Jewish Studies.

Call for Papers

an International Symposium
Cognitive Approaches to the Concept of Food in the Mediterranean Cultures
7th - 8th May 2008

Venue:
Cognitive Sciences (e.g. psychological aspects of taste and mind relationship)
Linguistics (e.g. idioms and proverbs,anecdotes,syntax of recipes,languages use in recipes )
Anthropology (e.g. feasts and food)
Education (e.g. teaching the meanings of food names in diverse languages to children)
Translation Studies (e.g. recipe translation)
History (e.g. containers used for cooking by Hittites)
Literature (e.g. yoghurt in Turkish literature)
Jewish Studies (e.g. eating kosher)
Sephardic Culture (e.g. food in Sephardic feast songs )
British Culture
American Culture
Cypriot Culture
Turkish Culture
Communication Studies (e.g. designing food advertisements)

Key Note Speakers
Prof.Dr. Michael Halevy
Prof.Dr.Tamar Alexander

We expect to receive the 150 - 250 word abstracts of your presentations and 5 (five) keywords for your presentations until March/15/2008. 20 (twenty) minutes will be given for each presentation, and 10 (ten) minutes will be left for questions. Papers of the accepted abstracts should be written in the APA style. Papers should be submitted at the end of the symposium.

Abstract Submission: Derya Agis
E-mail: deryaagisgau.edu.tr / deryaagisgmail.com
Department of Translation and Interpreting Phone: +90 392 650 20 00 / 1101
Girne American University,
Karmi Campus, Karaoglanoglu, Girne, K.K.T.C. Mersin 10, Turkey

Important Dates:
Abstract Submission Deadline: March 15, 2008
Notification of Abstract Acceptance: March 30, 2008
Paper Submission: May 8, 2008
Registration Fee: 100 $



Message 2: 8th Historical Linguistics Junior Researchers Meeting
Date: 14-Feb-2008
From: Mónica González Manzano <monicagonzalezub.edu>
Subject: 8th Historical Linguistics Junior Researchers Meeting
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Full Title: 8th Historical Linguistics Junior Researchers Meeting

Date: 02-Apr-2008 - 04-Apr-2008
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Contact Person: Mónica González
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://seneca.uab.es/files/8cnajihle/

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Spanish

Call Deadline: 20-Feb-2008

Meeting Description:

AJIHLE is an association of junior researchers working in the field of historical linguistics and the history of linguistics who have not done their PhD. It was founded in 1999 with the aim of functioning as a meeting point for discussions and linguistic debate, and most of all, for the interchange of ideas between philologists and linguists. After seven editions (Córdoba 2001, Salamanca 2002, Jaén 2003, Madrid 2004, Sevilla 2005, Granada 2006 y Alcalá de Henares 2007), the 8th edition will take place in Barcelona, between the University of Barcelona (Universitat de Barcelona, UB) and the Authonomous University of Barcelona (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, UAB).

This congress will count with the participation of recognized specialists in this area, such as:
Dr. Ralph Penny, Emeritus Professor, Queen Mary College, London.
Dr. Coloma Lleal, Historical Linguistics Professor, University of Barcelona.
Dr. José Manuel Blecua and Dr. Gloria Clavería, Historical Linguistics Professors, Authonomous University of Barcelona.

Apart from individual contributions, there will also be two round tables, organized by the association members, which will present two problematical topics related with the history of Spanish and with historiographical issues.
For further information, visit the webpage: http://seneca.uab.es/files/8cnajihle/




Call for Papers

Due to participants' requirement, the call for papers deadline has been postponed until 20th February. Contributions to the 8th Historical Linguistics Junior Researchers Meeting must be related with the following areas:

- Historical phonetics and phonology. Ortography.
- Historical morphosyntax and syntax.
- Textual criticism.
- Historical lexicography, lexicology and semantics.
- History of linguistics and of linguistic ideas.
- History of Spanish and history of linguistics' methodology.
- Historical phraseology.

To participate in the meeting, an abstract around 500 word is firstly required. The meeting official language will be Spanish. All contributions will be later on published in a volume. You can consult the meeting news at: http://seneca.uab.es/files/8cnajihle/. For further information, visit the association webpage at www.ajihle.com.

Debido a la petición de los participantes, el plazo para enviar las propuestas de comunicación ha sido ampliado hasta el 20 de febrero. Las propuestas de comunicación deben estar relacionadas con las siguientes áreas:

- Fonética y fonología históricas. Grafemática.
- Morfología y sintaxis históricas.
- Crítica textual.
- Lexicografía, lexicología y semántica históricas.
- Gramaticografía y ortografía.
- Historia de la lingüística y de las ideas lingüísticas.
- Metodología de la historia de la lengua española y la historiografía lingüística. Periodización.
- Fraseología histórica.

Las propuestas de comunicación no deben ocupar más de 500 palabras. La lengua oficial del congreso será el español. Todas las comunicaciones serán publicadas posteriormente en un volumen. Podéis consultar las novedades del congreso en http://seneca.uab.es/files/8cnajihle/. Para más información, podéis consultar la web de la Asociación en www.ajihle.com.





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