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LINGUIST List 19.565

Tue Feb 19 2008

Calls: Phonetics/Serbia; General Ling/UK

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


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        1.    Biljana Cubrovic, Belgrade International Meeting of English Phoneticians
        2.    Lindsay Milligan, College of Arts & Social Sciences PG Conference


Message 1: Belgrade International Meeting of English Phoneticians
Date: 16-Feb-2008
From: Biljana Cubrovic <biljana.cubrovicgmail.com>
Subject: Belgrade International Meeting of English Phoneticians
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Full Title: Belgrade International Meeting of English Phoneticians
Short Title: BIMEP2008

Date: 27-Mar-2008 - 28-Mar-2008
Location: Belgrade, Serbia
Contact Person: Biljana Cubrovic
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 25-Feb-2008

Meeting Description:

The aim of the event is to bring together researchers who investigate various aspects of English phonetics and English pronunciation both from the theoretical and pedagogical perspectives. Papers addressing comparative issues between English and another language are most welcome.


Call for Papers

The English Department at the Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade, is pleased to announce the first international meeting of the phoneticians of English. We are delighted to inform you that we have received presentation proposals from more than 15 countries, which will ensure the international character of the conference. As many colleagues have asked for an extended deadline, we have decided to postpone it till February 25 2008.

The aim of the event is to bring together researchers who investigate various aspects of English phonetics and English pronunciation both from the theoretical and pedagogical perspectives. Papers addressing comparative issues between English and another language are most welcome. Each paper will be allotted 30 minutes (20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion).

The conference fee is 50 Euros, and it includes the conference pack and coffee break refreshments. The reduced fee for the Serbian participants is EUR 35. We also invite colleagues to participate in the event without their own presentation. The registration fee for these participants is EUR 35.

The official language of the conference is English. The keynote speakers are Dr. Jane Setter, University of Reading, UK, and Professor Tvrtko Prcic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia. Dr Setter will have a talk on the English L2 prosody research: rhythm and intonation, and Professor Prcic's lecture is entitled ''Pronunciation and spelling of proper names from English in Serbian: who's calling the tune?''

A selection of papers will be published after the conference.

Abstract Submission Guidelines:
An abstract of up to 300 words should contain the following information:
(1) Title of the paper
(2) Name of the author(s)
(3) Affiliation of the author(s)
(4) E-mail address
(5) Postal address
(6) Contact phone number

Submissions should be sent by e-mail (as Word attachments) to:
bimep.2008gmail.com

Important Dates:
Submission of abstracts: February 25th, 2008 (new extended deadline)
Notification of acceptance: March 1st, 2008

Accommodation:
Hotel reservations will be made by the organizers upon request. Prices will range from 35 to 80 Euros per night (single or double room, breakfast included).

We look forward to your participation.

Please contact the Organizing Committee at: bimep.2008gmail.com.

On behalf of the Organizing Committee

Dr Biljana Cubrovic
English department
Faculty of Philology
Studentski trg br. 3
11000 Belgrade
Serbia



Message 2: College of Arts & Social Sciences PG Conference
Date: 16-Feb-2008
From: Lindsay Milligan <l.milliganabdn.ac.uk>
Subject: College of Arts & Social Sciences PG Conference
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Full Title: College of Arts & Social Sciences PG Conference
Short Title: Moving Forward

Date: 11-Jun-2008 - 12-Jun-2008
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Lindsay Milligan
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/cass/pgradconf

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 14-Apr-2008

Meeting Description:

Quite unique in its scope and content, Moving Forward is a conference designed for and by the postgraduate population. It aims to bring postgraduate students together from different departments, disciplines and universities.

Call for Papers

Submissions are solicited from postgraduate researchers in any field of the Arts and Social Sciences including language and linguistics.

Papers must be no longer than 20 minutes in length, and may include audio and visual elements within this timescale. Presentations will be grouped thematically and panels will allow for discussion following each paper. As in previous years, the 2008 Conference will also feature a series of plenary panels discussing various practical and methodological aspects of research and academic life. A Poster Session will run throughout the conference, allowing contributors to display their work on an A3-sized poster format. Anybody interested in presenting their work in this way is to contact info_movingforwardabdn.ac.uk for more information.

Instructions for Paper Abstracts

Please include:
- Author's Name;
- Author's Institutional Affiliation;
- Author's Short CV/Biography (125 words max.)
- Author's Contact Information (Address and E-mail);
- Title of Paper;
- Paper Abstract (250 words max.).

The deadline for submission of abstracts is Monday 14th April 2008. Abstracts should be sent by e-mail, in MS Word format, to abstracts_movingforwardabdn.ac.uk no later than this date. Authors will be notified as to whether their papers have been accepted by mid-May 2008.





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